Biographical details

2008 AugustEntrant in "EMSLA Art Prize" Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery

2008 AugustEntrant in "Fleurieu Art Prize"

2008 JulyEntrant in "Mosman Art Prize"

2008 AprilEntrant in "Plein Air Painting Competition" Parliament House, Sydney

2008 March"A Boat is the Vessel of the Soul" Solo Exhibition of paintings at the Depot 2 Gallery, Danks St. Waterloo.

2005-2008Part time TAFE teacher… Enmore Design Centre. Teaching Jewellery and Object Design students to photograph their work for folio purposes

2007 NovemberWaterborne Images Studio/Gallery opens at 4/142a Mullens St Balmain with "Sail into Summer" Exhibition.

2007 June"Waterborne 2" Solo Exhibition of drawings and paintings at Mary Place Gallery, Paddington

2007NAS Winter School – Large scale drawing from the human figure. Teacher David Fairbairn

2007 Februarycharcoal drawing "Republic" – Cockatoo Island selected for hanging in Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize. Judge Aida Tomescu

2007NAS Summer School – Oil painting. Teacher Michelle Hiscock

2007NAS Short Course – Master Painting. Teacher Roger Crawford

2006Mixed media work entitled "Myoora - Diesel Maintenance" selected for hanging in Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize at Croydon, Sydney.

2005Finalist in the ANL Maritime Art Prize held at Seaman's Mission, Docklands, Victoria with charcoal drawing entitled "Jacob's Ladder"

2002Waterborne Images - One Man Exhibition of drawings and paintings at the Balmain Watch House

1980-2002Worked as a freelance photographer for editorial, corporate, design and advertising clients.

Extensive experience photographing food and lifestyle features has seen my work appear in Vogue Entertaining, Australian Good Taste, Belle, Country Style, House and Garden and Australian Gourmet Traveller Magazine.

Photographed over 25 book titles for Australian and International publishers including the Lansdowne Press, Harper Collins, Hodder Headline, Murdoch Books, and Weldons. Silver Award at the "World Food Media Awards" and an Honourable Mention from the "Australian Food Writers Awards".

1994Pen and wash entitled "Tug Boat - Mort Bay" selected and hung in the Wynne Prize at the Art Gallery of NSW

1993Pencil drawing entitled "Tug Boats - Mort Bay" selected and hung in the P&O Maritime Art Prize at the National Maritime Museum , Darling Harbour

1990'sOrganizer of and exhibitor in ACMP exhibition - "What Do You Shoot at the Weekend" at Toast Gallery, Sydney

1980'sCommissioned to shoot portraits of authors; David Malouf, Roger McDonald and Rodney Hall for the Australian National Library, Canberra

1986 One Man Show of photography at the Man Ray Fan Club Gallery in Balmain, Sydney       

1982"Portrait of Daniel" hung in Lady Fairfax Portrait exhibition at AGNSW

1980 Awarded Grant by NSW Department of Environment to document Wetlands in coastal NSW

1979 First published work - "Water Birds of Eastern Australia - A Photo Essay" appears in Australian GEO Magazine

1978-79Studied Photojournalism @ Gwent College , Wales U.K. under Magnum Photographer David Hurn

1976-1978 Taught as Education Officer at Taronga Zoo, Sydney

1976Attended evening courses in painting and collage in at Willoughby Arts Workshop

1976Attended evening courses in Life Drawing and Still Life Painting at East Sydney Tech under David Voight

1975Graduated with a Diploma In Education from Kuringai College of Advanced Education

1975 Attended workshop @ Australian Centre for Photography and studied B&W photography under Graham McCarter

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