Art Central Hong Kong 2019 – A Spiritual Sense of Place

With a series of mixed media assemblage and paintings I am participating in this year’s Art Central in Hong Kong for Art Atrium’s ‘A Spiritual Sense of Place’ exhibit along with artists Kate Briscoe, Paul Connor, David Middlebrook and Andrew Tomkins. My work relates to consumerism, the environment, body image, sexuality, obsession, time and being a human!… Read more »

Artist Talk at Eramboo Artists Environment

I am doing an artist talk with my partner Peter O’Doherty at Eramboo Artists Environment Terrey Hills for Art Month Sydney.  The series of talks we are included in is called ‘Backing Yourself as an Artist’.

Fisher’s Ghost Memorial Award 2018

I have been selected as a finalist in the Fisher’s Ghost at Cambelltown City Art Gallery. Exhibition runs from  Saturday 27 October – Thursday 13 December ‘I Take You’  acrylic on canvas  167 x 152cm

2018 KAAF Art Prize

I’ve been selected as a finalist  in the 2018 Korea-Australia Arts Foundation art Prize.  Exhibition open – Friday 30  November and runs till Friday 25 Jan. The venue – Korean Cultural Centre Australia 255 Elizabeth Street  Sydney ‘Black and White Cat with Black and White Dress’ –   acrylic on canvas   167 x 152cm… Read more »

Contemporary Gallipoli – Blue Mountains City Art Gallery

‘And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda’ – mixed media assemblage  122 x 70 x 20cm.  Three of my works are included in ‘Contemporary Gallipoli’, a Macquarie University Gallery Touring Exhibition curated by Meredith Brice.    The exhibition runs from 20 October – 25 November 2018 Co-inciding with the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI,… Read more »

Portia Geach Memorial Award – S.H. Ervin Gallery 2018

‘Self Portrait in Blue Dress’    60 x 60cm   acrylic on canvas  has been selected as a finalist in the 2018 Portia Geach Memorial Award, an art prize for portraiture by women artists of people from Art, Letters or the Sciences. Self-portraiture is strange, introspective, revealing and exposing, landing somewhere between vanity and self mockery. The self-examination… Read more »

Assemblages featured in Brazil’s TPM Magazine

‘Hugging Metal’   mixed media sculpture, 40 x 40 x 40cm – a series of sculptural assemblages including Hugging Metal have been featured in Brazil’s TPM magazine and on their revistatpm instagram feed.  These works were part of Domestic Lives, from my 2008 Manly Art Gallery and Museum exhibition in. TPM explores women’s issues and insists… Read more »

‘Inhabited Architecture’- Chrissie Cotter Gallery Pidcock St Camperdown – opening Wed 14 March.

‘Inhabited Architecture’ – an exhibition featuring Ro Murray, Freya Jobbins, Mandy Burgess and Susan O’Doherty exploring the representation of memory, emotion, and family tensions in relation to the houses that we occupy.  The exhibition includes drawing, painting, assemblage, sculpture and installation.   To be opened by Simon Chan, Director at Art Atrium and SCA Architects. Wed… Read more »