I find great joy in the repetition of movement, be it in a drawing or making stitches on a piece of cloth. The movement of my hand and the gestures it makes on a surface are central to my practice.


2006                       Bachelor of Arts, Visual Arts, Australian National University School of Art (ANU SOA), Canberra, ACT, Australia

1979                       Bachelor of Arts, Second Class Honours (Anthropology), ANU, Faculty of the Arts


2022                       Abandon, Gallery 76 Queen St, Concord West, NSW

2020                       The Opening Stitches Project, M16 Artspace, Griffith ACT

2018                       Between Here and Now, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Manuka, ACT

2014                       The Embroidered Truth, Tuggeranong Arts Centre, ACT

2010                       Substrate, Structure, Surface, Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre, Canberra, ACT


2019                       Finalist, Dobell Drawing Prize 2019,National Art School, Darlinghurst, NSW

2017                       Finalist, Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award, Wangaratta Art Gallery, VIC

2016                       Finalist, Goulburn Art Award, Goulburn Regional Gallery, NSW, (also 2013 and 2012)

2015                       Finalist, Gold Coast Art Prize, Gold Coast City Gallery

2014                       Finalist, Petite, Miniature Textiles, Wangaratta Art Gallery, VIC, (also 2012)

2013                       Finalist, Australian Craft Awards


2021                       Embroidery from Oppression to Expression, The David Roche Foundation, Adelaide, SA

2020                       c/o CRAFT ACT 2020, members exhibition, Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre, Canberra, ACT

2019                       Visionaries: Craft ACT 2019 members exhibition, Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre, Canberra, ACT

2018                       Placemakers:Craft ACT 2019 members exhibition, Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre, Canberra, ACT

2015                       Well Worn, Gosford Regional Gallery, NSW

2014                       Efflorescent, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, NSW

2013                       Fetish, Podspace Gallery, Newcastle, NSW

2011                       Single State, Megalo Print Studio + Gallery, ACT


2020                       Arts Territory Exchange (aTE), Residency by Correspondence, with Jenny Cashmore, United Kingdom

2016                       Asialink Visual Arts Residency, Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, Japan