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These works are a response to a moment in time in the cycle of life in a wild place, they use only what I find where I am.

mixed gallery

Sometimes find myself making works where nature-made elements interact with human-made sites and materials…

Sculpture Bermagui 2024
Bermagui, NSW

Nature has capacity for infinity we do not. Our short-termism eats infinity. Can we hold our shared relationship to infinity?

Sculpture in the Valley 2023
Kangaroo Valley, NSW

surrounding a 300 year old tree this work invites us to shed tears and acknowledge that the earth too is shedding tears.

reach, 2023
Gallery Lane Cove, Sydney, NSW

A carpet of bandaged sticks is suspended above the ground — the tears of the earth held for a moment before becoming compost.

OpenField Contemporary Art Festival, 2023
Berry, NSW

Installed in Berry Park inversion included a round mirror that allowed you to only see other people near by and the environment.

Sculpture in the Gardens 2023
Wollongong Botanic Gardens, NSW

collecting tears calls on each of us to acknowledge the losses of our world, to allow our tears to fall. Image by Jessica Millman

book launch, veiling: grief and delight, 2022
Cambewarra Hall, Cambewarra, NSW

veiling: grief and delight is a shared exhalation that creates space for the more beautiful world to emerge.

Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre forecourt
Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra NSW

An interaction of photosynthesis and the phases that we share our lives with. Image by Dave Macquart

Bundanon: Artist in Residence, 2021
Bundanon Homestead property, NSW

Exploring the art of not-doing in an always-on world. I carried a chair everywhere I went to sit, to ‘not do’, to sense into the world around me.

Sculpture in the Gardens: Artist in Residence 2021
Wollongong Botanic Gardens, NSW

ghost trees was a ‘growing’ public engagement sculpture built over 4 weeks in memory of all that is lost out of lack of care.

Chan ∙ Art ∙ Sculpture Competition, 2021
Nan Tien Temple, Berkley, NSW

How do we ‘know’ something as complex as the earth, as complex as nature?

View from the Coast, 2020
Bowral Regional Art Gallery, Bowral, NSW

This exhibition included 2 of my small sculptures: the coming to know my patch of the earth… and falling through.

Sculpture in the Vineyards, 2019
Wollombi, NSW

post tension(ing): a monument to yesterday’s comfort was installed in Wollombi village as part of Sculpture in the Vineyards.

ephemeral: lessons in grief, 2019
Shoalhaven Regional Gallery, Nowra, NSW

grief and ephemerality coexist, one teaches about the other — that we must proceed and we must remain proactive in the face of loss

reIMAGINE Sculpture Project, 2019
Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Nowra, NSW

This work used of 20 chairs destined for landfill as part of the Shoalhaven Council reIMAGINE Sculpture Project.

Scissor, Paper, Rock, 2019
Shoalhaven Regional Gallery, Nowra, NSW

An exhibition of four sculptors making jewelry — I made six works.

Sea of Waste, 2017
Shoalhaven Regional Gallery, Nowra, NSW

three percent 3%  was installed as part of the Sea of Waste at Shoalhaven Regional Gallery to coincide with Earth Day 2017.

Ephemera – the Art of the Impermanent, 2016
Black Gully, New England Regional Art Museum, Armidale, NSW

Over this two week residency I made many small and not-so-small ephemeral artworks from whatever materials presented themselves.

Sculpture in the Vineyards, 2016
Wollombi, NSW

describing one of the few straight lines governed by natural forces – a line pulled between the 2 magnetic poles of our planet.

UWS Sculpture Award and Exhibition, 2016
University Western Sydney, Campbelltown, NSW

Coming in and out of focus, the forms and their reflections plummet into the depth of the lake, clear or clipped.

SPREAD, 2015
[MARS] Gallery, Windsor, VIC

An underground exhibition of sticks and connections, exploring sticks as precious material.

Sculpture in the Vineyards, 2015
Wollombi, NSW

A zig-zagging/push-pull structure creates an elastic web, if any element breaks the structure begins to falls apart…

Harbour Sculpture 2015
Clark Point Reserve, Woolwich NSW

Sitting lightly in the landscape, this work explore space and by its transparency, the intricacies of space become visible.

Sculpture at Scenic World 2015
Scenic World, Katoomba, Blue Mountains, NSW

A living forest is a network of connections in all directions,  subtle happenings within the cells of a tree or deep within the soil…

Sculpture in the Vineyards, 2014
Undercliff Winery, Wollombi, NSW

inclusion questions the idea of inside and out – what is included and what is not?

out of rain, 2014
Brenda May Gallery, Waterloo, NSW

A solo exhibition of small and mid sized sculptural works and installations, exploring the impact on rain or lack of it on our world.

UWS Sculpture Award and Exhibition, 2014
University of Western Sydney, Campbelltown campus, NSW

Sometimes when a tree falls in a forest it is caught and held by others to become the most sculptural of trees.

Lorne Sculpture Biennale, 2014
Lorne, VIC

hollow earth is a homage to the earth – to that which lies below, to that which we so often overlook.

Melton Waves Leisure Centre, 2014
Melton Waves Leisure Centre, Melton, VIC

rain stories acknowledges the reality that all water we interact with comes to us in the form of rain.

Sculpture by the Sea 2013
Bondi, NSW

What is included and what is outside? Where does our connection with inside or outside begin or end?

Sculpture at Scenic World, 2013
Scenic World, Katoomba, Blue Mountains, NSW

This boulder-like yet transparent form, an irregular trapezoidal prism, hovers in space questioning the idea of perceived permanence.

Best of The Best, 2013
St Kilda Town Hall

11 dimensional object was created as a sculptural centre piece for a table at a NGV, Women’s Association fundraising event.

Montalto Sculpture Prize 2013
Montalto Winery, Red Hill, VIC

Windings of cable span open space to create curved transparent surfaces over which winds may cross to create sound.

Sculpture 2013, 2013
Brenda May Gallery, Waterloo, NSW

3% might seem a small amount, but it is the per annum economic growth our governments encourage, to maintain our lifestyle…

Sculpture by the Sea on Seven, 2013
David Jones, Sydney, NSW

inversion responded to the light and architecture of this grand galley space, its transparency holding the light.

zero&one, 2013
[MARS] Gallery, Port Melbourne, VIC

An exploration of the repeated elements that make up the world, our lives and now, our digital world.

Sculpture by the Sea, 2012
Bondi, NSW

Two transparent funnels connect, one rounded edged turned down towards the earth, the other square edged facing upward to the sky.

UWS Sculpture Prize and Exhibition, 2012
University of Western Sydney, Campbelltown campus, NSW

A transparent form that contains reminders of a rectangular prism that is unable to remain still, or convincing of its form.

descend, 2012
The Hanging Space, Thirroul, NSW

A series of pink black and white paintings… these works are about vulnerability and change, mortality and fragility…

Sculpture Bermagui, 2012
Bermagui, NSW

Sculpture on the Edge is held on Endeavour Headland in Bermagui on the South Coast of NSW.

Sculpture at Scenic World, 2012
Scenic World, Katoomba, Blue Mountains NSW

…is time in fact linear? does it stack neatly one moment upon another? or does it really weave its way randomly…

Line of Sight, 2011
Project Contemporary ArtSpace, Wollongong, NSW

I made this work to explore how incremental increases can make huge impacts on long term outcomes; 3% seems such a small amount…

37, 2011
Wollongong City Gallery, NSW

I was part of the 37th annual TAFE teachers exhibition held in the main gallery at Wollongong City Gallery.

Sculpture by the Sea, 2011
Bondi, NSW

This white threading of cellular memory speaks of its location by the sea while holding the memory of a place far from here.

Projecting Forward, 2009
Project Contemporary ArtSpace, Wollongong, NSW

When multiple contacts are made and connections maintained, spaces of possibility are created.

Lorne Sculpture Biennale 2011
Lorne, VIC

While waves tumble and waste onto the nearby shore this work threatens to tumble towards the sea.

Swell Sculpture Festival 2011
Currumbin, QLD

Installed on the beach vortex a seems to be listening to the sea… humming the long distance song of the universe

string theory, 2011
[MARS] Gallery, Bayswater, Melbourne, VIC

How does the world hold together? Scientists and this exhibition, discuss the idea it is made up of strings.

Montalto Sculpture Prize 2011
Montalto Winery, Red Hill, VIC

cellular memory is a discussion about how we form memories – it is an after image of a previous work in this location.

Picture This, 2010
Wollongong Art Gallery, Wollongong, NSW

Created by the way it catches itself to the existing architecture of the building and catches onto the “burrs” created along the central tube.

local:current, 2010
Wollongong Art Gallery, Wollongong, NSW

An analogy for our earth, her surface strong yet fragile  and like knitting begins to fray if even single stitch is broken.

Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition, 2010
Yering Station Winery, VIC

vortex acts like a funnel to another frame of mind, a new dimension of time and space – posing a question of perspective and courage.

GRID, 2010
Project Contemporary ArtSpace, Wollongong, NSW

Are grids embedded in the fabric of the universe or are they a human invention?

pink room, 2010
Number One Arts Precinct, Jamberoo, NSW

Vulnerability is something to embrace — it is our connection to everything.

Montalto Sculpture Prize, 2010
Montalto Winery, Red Hill, VIC

This work speaks of my connection to land… as my feet growing roots into the earth I am connected  to everything…

Wollongong City Council project, 2012
Thirroul Community Centre and Library

This 14.4 metre long mural tracks a timeline that tells the story of the Illawarra region from prehistory to now.

Blacktown City Art Prize, 2010
The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre, Blacktown, NSW

What visits us at night?
Image by Alex Wisser

Wollongong Council Project, 2010
Thirroul Community Centre and Library, Thirroul, NSW

The banners were designed to acknowledge our relationship to the land and place; to seek to restore a sense of custodianship for land and place.

SLICE, 2009
Project Contemporary ArtSpace, Wollongong, NSW

SLICE was an exhibition in evolution — work came into being over the course of the exhibition.

Random Order, 2009
Hazelhurst Gallery, Hazelhurst, NSW

Random Order comments on how nature expresses itself in patterns, patterns that repeat but are never quite exactly the same each time…

Calleen Art Award, 2009
Cowra Regional Gallery, Cowra, NSW

echo was awarded a commendation. It explores timelessness, vulnerability, mortality…

between : Illawarra, 2008
TAP Gallery, Darlinghurst, NSW

The work in this show is inspired by the place where Alena and I live – the Illawarra.

mixed gallery: paintings

This is a sample of a series of ‘landstract’ paintings made after a trip to Antarctica in 2008.

paintings: mixed gallery

This gallery features a series of pink, black and white paintings that I made over the years 2008 — 2012

getting lost, 2004
Karoona Gallery, West Wollongong TAFE, NSW

Always stay close to being lost.