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BORN:                Adelaide South Australia.

MEDIUM:             Clay.

Clay artist. Designer, Curator, Writer: Domestic ware alternatives, Sculptural Work, Porcelain jewellery, Exhibition work. Public Art.



2014-2007      "Sharing my knowledge' Studio Gympie Qld

2012 March     On Line. Writing Course - Dr Owen Rye

2012 March     Edgeware Creative Entrepreneurship Business Course Gympie Qld

30 Aug-11 Oct Artist+Youth=Connections Project. Mentor. Gympie Qld.

2011              Commission - Senator Clare Moore/Kevin Rudd (Minister for Foreign Affairs) 'Andrew Fisher House' Ceramic Tiles.

2010-2011      Public Art - Design Team - playground tile project. Alford Park Gympie Qld

2010                 Demonstrator - Teapot Workshop. BIA Brisbane Qld Feb

2010            Winner sculptural section Goldrush exhibition 2010 Gympie Regional Gallery

2009-10            Artist-mentor. All Abilities Playground Project. Gympie Qld.

2009-Feb 28    Curator - Native Pods a creative interpretation. Gympie Regional Gallery Qld    

2010-6th Oct   First Prize. Sculpture Section Gold Rush Annual Art Competition Gympie Regional Gallery Qld

2010 October   Bundaberg Art Market Qld

2010-Sept      Judge -  Mt. Perry Qld Annual Art exhibition

2010              Judge - Wondai Qld Annual  Art Awards

Jan 31st         Demonstrator - Teapot Workshop. BIA Brisbane Qld .

2008-Sept 6   Facilitator -Clay sculpture workshop. (inspired by the 'Bronzes' QAG) Gympie Regional Gallery

2008             Artist-in-Residence, Teapot Show Gympie Regional Gallery. 8-9 May

2004-2007     Regional Disability Council. Sunshine Coast Qld

2007-           Private classes. Gympie Qld

2007            Commission - International Womens Day. Gympie and District Women Health

2005            Master of Fine Arts (Ceramics) Monash University. Vic.

2005-2001    Candidate, Master of Fine Arts, Monash University, Vic

2002-2001    Design Team and maker. Gold City.
Community Mural. Gympie Qld

1999-2000    Graduate Diploma in Visual Arts (Ceramics) Monash Uni. Vic

1998-1999    Children's Workshops, Cooloola Shire Public Gallery, Gympie Qld

1998            Curator, The Tree Exhibition, Cooloola Shire Public Gallery Gympie Qld

1996-2006    Workshops, Women's Health Centre Gympie Queensland.

1996            Workshops,  State High School

1996            Established Studio - Gympie, Qld

1994            Artist in Schools Program, Adelaide, South Australia.

1992            Guest Artist, Strathalbyn Primary School, South Australia.

1991            Established Studio - Strathalbyn, South Australia.

1991            Workshops, Youth with intellectual and physical disabilities, Adelaide SA

1991            Certificate in Community Services (introductory) Murray Bridge SA 

1990            Artists in Schools Programme, Evanston Gardens, South Australia.

1989-1994    Artist-in-Residence, 'Woolshed', Ashbourne, South Australia. Pottery Tutor, Drug and Alcohol Services

1989            Guest Ceramics Lecturer North Adelaide TAFE.

1989            Community Centres, Youth, Health Service SA

1988            Pottery Instructor TAFE Aldgate South Australia

1988            Channel NWS9 Demonstration for children's Television Show SA

1987            Workshop/demonstration, Come Out Festival, Birdwood Mill, SA.

1986-1987    Three television interviews SA

1985            Established Studio, Hahndorf, Producing individual sculptural and decorative pieces

                   Assoc. Dip, Jewelry & Metal and Silversmithing Course.  SACAE, Underdale SA. 

1985            Assistant Editor, Potter's Guild of South Australia                                                                 

1983:          Pottery Instructor Art and Crafts Centre Mitcham, SA

1981-1985:  Group studio,  Picadilly, SA

1981:          Ceramic Designer full-time

1976:          Established studio, Burnside SA

1975:          Six months overseas travel to UK, Europe and USA

1975            Worked at pottery, McLaren Vale South Aust

1974 -1975:  Craft Certificate Course, DFE, Norwood SA

1970 -1974:  Pottery Teacher, Adult Education. (TAFE) South Australia.

1966:           Pottery Course, Adult Education. (TAFE) South Australia



2016               "The Good, the Bad and the NOT so Ugly" Gympie Regional Gallery 4th June

2013            'Is that all there is'  Reflections on life. Hervey Bay Regional Gallery. July

2008            SAM'S TEAPOT SHOW, Gympie Regional Gallery. 29 April -17 May

2005            Graduating Exhibition MFA Monash University Gallery Caulfield Vic

2001            'Aspects & Impact', Cooloola Shire Gallery, Gympie Queensland

1998            'Silk Road to China' Magpie Gallery, Kingaroy, Queensland.

1992,1991     Gasworks Gallery, Strathalbyn, South Australia

1989            Focus Gallery, Crafts Council, Sydney, New South Wales.

1986            Tall Poppies Gallery, Adelaide, South Australia

1985            Tessha's Gallery Marryatville, Birchgrove Fine Crafts, Hahndorf SA

1984            First Solo Show, Bamfurlong Gallery Hahndorf. South Australia                     


2016              *Cuppa" a survey. Makers Gallery Clayfield, Brisbane June 

2015            Artists of the Atelier

2014            Small Change:  Gympie Regional Gallery Qld August

2012            Renew: Real Illusions Hervey Bay Regional Gallery Qld. May

2012            8th Annual Melbourne Teapot Exhibition @ Studio Flinders, March

2011            Martin Hanson memorial art awards. Gladstone Regional Gallery Queensland

2010            Gold Rush Art Competition/exhibition Gympie Regional Art Gallery

2010 12 Feb  Grid 11. Hervey Bay Regional Gallery Qld.

2008            Redcliffe Craft Awards  Redcliffe Qld

2004            The Rye Crop Mura Clay Gallery Sydney NSW

2003            GRID Regional Gallery Hervey Bay Qld

2002            Goldrush exhibiton Gympie. Qid

2002            Martin Hanson Memorial Art Award Exhibition Gladstone QId.

2002            Facets of Five. Magpie Gallery Kingaroy Queensland.

2001            Martin Hanson Memorial Art Award and Exhibition Gladstone Regional     Art Gallery Gladstone Queensland.

1999            Martin Hanson Memorial Art Awards and Exhibition Regional Art Gallery Gladstone Queensland.

1998            The Tree, Cooloola Public Art Gallery, Gympie Queensland.

1998            Domestic Fetish, Adelaide Hilton International Hotel. Adelaide. S.A.

1998            Cooloola & Company, Ceramics, Cooloola Public Gallery Gympie Qld.

1997            Artistic Tracks to Cooloola, Gympie, Queensland.

1996 & 1997  Hot & Spicy, Aromas - Noosa, Queensland.

1996            Platters Exhibition, Hyatt, Coolum Queensland.

1996            Cooloola Cultural Pageant, Gympie Queensland.

1995            The Annual Tea & Coffee Pot Exhibition, Struggletown Arts Complex, Narellan, New South Wales

1994            Garden Exhibition - Studio 20, South Australia

1994            The Teapot Show - Distelfink Gallery, Melbourne Victoria.

1994            Contemporary Australian Jewellery, Griffith Art Gallery, Sydney NSW

1994            Wombats, Adelaide Institute Building South Australia (With the Royal

1994            Zoological Society of SA National Wombat Conference.)

1993:           Mother's Day Exhibition - David Jones, Adelaide SA

1993            Noah's Arts - Adelaide Zoo, South Australia

1992            Toby Jugs, Tankards & A Sherry for the Ladies. The Potter's Arms, Mt.Barker,
                  SA Mad Hatter's Teapot Show-Studio 20, Blackwood, South Australia

1991            Collectibles - Crafts Council Brisbane Queensland

1991            Teapots - The Potters Gallery, Brisbane Queensland

1991            Annual Teapot Show, Glebe, New South Wales.

1991            Telegraph Gallery, Victor Harbour, South Australia

1991            Gasworks Gallery, Strathalbyn, South Australia

1991            Inglewood Award, South Australia

1990            Homage to Vincent - Vincent Arts Gallery, Adelaide,

1989            Box Hill National Award, Box Hill, Victoria.

1989            Cats - Adelaide Festival Centre, South Australia

1988            Classics - Craft Council, Sydney New South Wales.

1988            L'Unique Festival of Arts, Adelaide, South Australia

1988            New Collectibles Gallery, Perth, Western Australia

1988            Acquisition Award Exhibition, Darwin, Northern Territory

1987            Seven SA Women Ceramists - Distelfink Gallery, Melbourne Victoria.

1987            Potters Guild of SA - Members Show, Potters Gallery, Sydney, NSW

1986            6th National Crafts Award - Darwin NT

1987            Alice Craft Acquisition - Alice Springs, Northern Territory

1987            National Ceramic Award - Canberra, ACT

1987            Gold Medal Exhibition - L'Unique, Adelaide, South Australia

1987            Birchgrove Gallery, Hahndorf, South Australia

1987            Indigenous Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria.

1987            Gryphon Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria.

1985            Beaver Galleries Canberra, ACT

1984 & 1985  Annual Teapot Show - Sydney, New South Wales.

1984            Gold Medal Exhibition - Studio 20, Blackwood, South Australia

1983 & 1984  Art Mart - Alice Springs, Northern Territory

                   David Jones Gallery, Adelaide, South Australia

                   Penelope's, Hahndorf, SA



2010            First Prize Gympie Gold Rush Art Competition. Gympie Qld

2002            Award of Merit. Gympie Gold Rush Art Competition. Gympie Qld.

1996            First Prize, Pottery - Cooloola Cultural Pageant, Gympie, Qld

1986            Gold Medal - Potter's Guild, SA - Adelaide Festival of Arts

1984            First Prize - Annual Teapot Show, Sydney, NSW



Wide Bay Australia

'The Teapot Guy' Los Angeles USA

Art Gallery of South Australia

Several corporate collections in Australia and Overseas




2012            Senator Claire Moore / Kevin Rudd              

2010            Several private commissions. Qld

1995            Private Commission - sculpture, Adelaide, SA

1994            Peter Carrigy, Wood Craftsman Adelaide SA

1990            Hilton Hotel, Sydney, NSW

1989            lan Hannaford and Partners, Adelaide, SA



The Journal of Australian Ceramics 47#2 July 2008

Pottery in Australia.Vol 40 Number 2

Norris lonnou, 'Ceramics in SA 1836 -1986' Wakefield Press, Adelaide, 1986

Pottery in Australia May 1989, June 2001

Bush Telegraph No 12 1997

Noosa Blue No30 1996

Craft Arts International No 26 1992/93

House and Garden June 1989

Leisuretime Feb/March 1998

December 1986

New Idea July 1987