After originally graduating with a BA Hons in Graphic Design from Brighton University in England, I changed my career slightly and worked as an illustrator when I arrived in Brisbane in 1991. This developed my love of painting which I have nurtured ever since!

 

I am a very keen gardener and my paintings are inspired by the textures, colours and dazzling sunlight of Australian gardens and bushland. I flood my stretched paper canvases with colour before sealing them in a UV stabilised and waterproof coating. The images remain vibrant and accessible without being hidden behind glass; breathing new life into the medium.

 

If you have a favourite subject I would love to discuss with you a commissioned piece to suit your size, colour and price specifications.

 

I currently exhibit at:

GALLERY BENEATH, Mooloolaba

LETHBRIDGE GALLERY, Paddington and Bulimba

 

upcoming events 

3-21 July 2020

Solo Show, Lethbridge Gallery

 

selected exhibitions

2019

DOWNLANDS ART EXHIBITION, Toowoomba

DIMENSIONS, Nudgee College

GLIMPSE, Lethbridge Gallery

AURUM, Brisbane Grammar Art Show

2018  

LETHBRIDGE GALLERY ARTIST SHOWCASE, Lethbridge Gallery

DOWNLANDS ART EXHIBITION, Toowoomba

CONNECTION, Brisbane Grammar Art Show

DIMENSIONS, Nudgee College

SUNDANCE, Solo exhibition, Lethbridge Gallery, 

2017

LETHBRIDGE GALLERY ARTIST SHOWCASE, Lethbridge Gallery

LETHBRIDGE GALLERY SHOWCASE, Montville Art Gallery

DOWNLANDS ART EXHIBITION,

Toowoomba

EVOLVE, Brisbane Grammar Art Show

SHINE, Solo exhibition at Lethbridge Gallery

2016

LETHBRIDGE GALLERY ARTIST SHOWCASE, Lethbridge Gallery 

DOWNLANDS ART EXHIBITION, Toowoomba

ELEMENT OF CHANCE, Solo exhibition at Lethbridge Gallery

IMPRESSIONS, Brisbane Grammar Art Show

2015

ELEMENT, Lethbridge Gallery

LETHBRIDGE GALLERY ARTIST SHOWCASE, Lethbridge Gallery

DISCOVER, Grammar Art Show

2014 

FLEETING FLUIDITY, Solo exhibition

SAPPHIRE, Grammar Art Show

2013

ILLUMINATE, Grammar Art Show

2012

SUMMERTIME, Solo exhibition

awards

2019

Finalist for HAVEN

Clayton Utz Art Award

Highly Commended for BLUSH

D'Arcy Doyle Art Awards

Finalist for GLARE

Lethbridge 20000

Best Watercolour for HONEY

Rotary Art Spectacular

Finalist for HONEY and SONATA

Rotary Art Spectacular

2018

People's Choice Award for SPRING

D'Arcy Doyle Art Awards

Finalist for GIRRAWEEN

Stanthorpe Art Prize

Finalist for JIG, BLUSH, SPRING

Rotary Art Spectacular

2017

Finalist for FLUTTER

Clayton Utz Art Award

Finalist for BLOSSOM, POLKA, SUNDANCE

Rotary Art Spectacular

2016

Finalist for SUMMER RED 2

Clayton Utz Art Award

Best Watercolour for GUM

Rotary Art Spectacular

Finalist for SYMPHONY and GUM

Rotary Art Spectacular

2015  

Finalist for DAZZLE

Clayton Utz Art Award

Highly Commended for PINK ORCHID 

Rotary Art Spectacular

Finalist  for DRIFT, PINK ORCHID and JAZZ

Rotary Art Spectacular

2014    

1st Prize for SUMMER SNOW GUM

Royal Queensland Show

Best in Show for TRANQUILLITY  

The Brookfield Show

2013    

1st Prize for MOUNT COOT-THA

Royal Queensland Show

Highly Commended for ORIENTAL LILIES II

The Brookfield Show

2012    

1st Prize for FAN PALM

Royal Queensland Show

1st Prize for CAPE YORK LILY

The Brookfield Show

2011  

1st Prize for WARRATAH

Royal Queensland Show

2010   

Highly Commended for NEW GROWTH

Royal Queensland Show

2009    

1st Prize for PINK CORDYLINE

Royal Queensland Show

2nd Prize for GUMLEAVES

Royal Queensland Show

2004    

2nd Prize for RED EYED TREE FROG

Royal Queensland Show

1999    

3rd Prize for DIVE

Royal Queensland Show

 

 

 

 

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