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AWARDS:

2017

  • Winner – World of WearableArt (WoW), International Award: Australia and Pacific
  • Winner – Mad Hatters Society Annual Competition, First prize
  • Winner – Wearable Arts Vision Education (WAVE), student award (as coordinating artist for student group entry)

2015

  • Winner – Waste to Art , overall Competition first prize (as coordinating artist for student group entry)
  • Winner – Waste to art, Regional section first prize(as coordinating artist for student group entry)

2013

  • Finalist – Profits of Doom Art Prize
  • Recipient – Jean Carroll Bursary Award for Millinery

2012

  • Highly Commended – Alice Desert Festival’s Wearable Art Awards
  • Recipient – The Australian Forum for Textile Arts ContextART Bursary
  • Winner – The Australian Forum for Textile Arts ContextART Wildest Hat Award

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2017

  • World of WearableArt (WoW), TBS Bank Arena, Wellington, NZ
  • Women Eco Artist Dialogue Members Show – “Use it up, Wear it out, Make it do, Or do without”(Reclaiming Earth), San Francisco Public Library’s Jewett Gallery, San Francisco, USA
  • Wearable Expressions, Palos Verdes Art Centre, Los Angeles, USA
  • Hanji Paper Fashion Show, Korea Traditional Culture Arts Center, Jeonju, South Korea
  • ArtStreet, Katoomba, Blue Mountains, AU
  • Melbourne International Millinery Competition, The Essential Hat and Labassa Mansion, Melbourne, AU
  •  Textiles Out of Context, Braemar Gallery, Blue Mountains, AU

2016

  • International Designer Hat Exhibition, Polish Hearth Club, London, UK
  • Milliner X Artisan Official London Hat Week Exhibition, Coventry University, London, UK
  • Wearable Art Awards, Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs, AU
  • Textiles in Context, Braemar Gallery, Blue Mountains, AU

2015

  • International Biennial for Paper and Fibre Art, Touring exhibition UK, France, Taiwan, Switzerland

2014

  • The Australian Forum for Textile Arts (TAFTA) ContextArt Forum Feature Artist, The Carrington Hotel, Blue Mountains
  • Hats for Happiness, National Gallery of Victoria and Centre for Adult Education, Melbourne, AU

2013

  • Henty Natural Fibre Fashion Awards, Henty Show Country Lifestyle Pavilion, Henty, AU
  • Profits of Doom Art Prize, ARCCO Gallery, Sydney, AU
  • Design on the Edge 3D, Springwood High School Hall, Blue Mountains, AU

2012

  • Paper on Skin, Burnie Regional Gallery, Burnie, AU
  • Alice Desert Festival’s Wearable Art Awards, Araluen Arts Centre and June Marriott Gallery, Alice Springs, AU

2011

  • A Day of Life, Progress Hall, Blue Mountains
  • Are You Looking at my Headgear?!, Through the Roller Door Boutique/Studio/Gallery, Blue Mountains
  • Waste to Art, Katoomba Waste Management Facility, Blue Mountains

2010

  • A Day of Life, Progress Hall, Blue Mountains

2007

  • Waste to Art, Katoomba Civic Centre, Blue Mountains

2004

  • Chill Out! Wearable Art Competition and Exhibition, Katoomba Civic Centre, Blue Mountains

SELECTED MEDIA AND PUBLICATIONS

2017

  • Down Under Textiles, Issue 30, PG 36-39, Australia 2017

 2016

  • Chaos – The Little Hat Project 2016, PG 134-135, Australia 2016
  • The Hat Magazine, Issue 71, PG 16, United Kingdom 2016

2014

  • Brainstrorm –The Little Hat Project 2014, pg 88-89, Australia 2014
  • Retrash, pg 16-17, United States 2014

TEACHING, EMPLOYMENT AND PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

2017-2012

  • Arts Educator, Wild Valley Art Park, Kindlehill Steiner School and Blue Mountains Home Schooling Network

2017-1997

  • Fashion Design and Stylist services

2013-2011

  • Artistic Director and Workshop Facilitator, The Arcade Circus

2012-2013

  • Public Programs Assistant, The Blue Mountains Cultural Centre

2012-2011

  • Owner/Manager and Curator, Through the Roller Door Boutique/ Studio/Gallery

2004-1995

  • Dance Party concept development and Coordination, Sydney and Blue Mountains

1999

  • Coordinator and Curator, Crypto-Meridian Nightclub and Community Arts Space, Sydney
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