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I was born in Grafton, NSW and currently live in Brisbane, Queensland.I have been painting for many years and have attended private art lessons, life drawing sessions, workshops at Brisbane Institute of Art, and lessons with professional artists.I studied at TAFE and was awarded a Certificate III in Visual Arts in 2009, and Certificate IV in Visual Arts in 2010. Many of my paintings hang in private collections.In 2004 I won a first prize award in the Brookfield Show and Highly Commended for another work. I also received Highly Commended for two paintings at Ipswich Show in 2012. In 2017 I won first prize at Wooli Art Show and highly commentded for painting at Wooli Art Show in 2018. I have participated in several group exhibitions:• 2009, Drawing Point Gallery, Ipswich• April 2010, solo exhibition at Doggett Street Studio, Newstead • 2011, White Canvas Gallery, Fortitude Valley.My favourite medium is oil paint, but I also paint with acrylics and watercolour. My favourite subject is the beach, recalling childhood holidays and visits to my grandparents beach house. In my art, I try to convey the feelings of being in nature and away from the stress of our everyday lives, especially in the cities. I love to paint the movement of water, the intricacies of light and shadow and the complexity of reflections, as well as people and their relationship to the environment. I love to paint for its own sake but I also love to share my art with people who are touched by the same themes that I am exploring.

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Education

2010 - Certificate IV in Visual Art and Contemporary Craft, Bremer Institute of TAFE2009 – Certificate III in Visual Art and Contemporary Craft, Bremer Institute of TAFE2010 – Herman Pekel Artsfest Workshop in Acrylics, Yamba2010 – Impressionism in Action, Colley Whisson, 5 day workshop2009 - Impressionism in Action, Colley Whisson, 5 day workshop2005 – Marine Art, Jane James, Brisbane Institute of Art2005 – Creative Portraiture, David Paulson, Brisbane Institute of Art2004 – Compositional Painting of the model, Warren Palmer, Brisbane Institute of Art

Exhibitions

• 2009, Drawing Point Gallery, Ipswich• April 2010, solo exhibition at Doggett Street Studio, Newstead • 2011, White Canvas Gallery, Fortitude Valley.

Influences

Favourite artists Herman Pekel, John Wilson, Colley Whisson, Todd Whisson and Mark Waller.

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