2012                             “Giz James @ Breslin Gallery”, Breslin Gallery, Carnegie

2011                             Pop Up Studio Show, Cheltenham

2010                             “Recent Works”, George Washington Hall, West Side YMCA, New York

2009, 2008                    “Solitude & Mayhem”, “Quan Bu – 1,000 Steps”, New York Studio School, NY

2007 - 2006                   "Exquisite Torso", "Summer in New York", Artsofar, Carlisle St Centre, St Kilda

2007                             “A Tale of Three Cities – Melbourne, New York, Ararat", Ararat Regional Art Gallery

2004                             "Distant Spaces", Sofitel Hotel, Melbourne,

2002                             "In the Company of Colour", Moran Gallery, Malvern

2001                             "Line Works in Progress", Chapel off Chapel Gallery, Prahran

                                    "Ongoing Obsessions", Dancehouse, Carlton North

1999                             "Private Thoughts", Piccolo Gallery, Melbourne

1998                             "People on Paper", Adelaide Booksellers, Adelaide

1992                             "New Influences", Australian Embassy, Beijing, Peoples Republic of China




2013                             Breslin Gallery, Carnegie

2012                             Annual Group Exhibition, U3A Glen Eira

2011                             Finalist, Archangel Prize, St Michael’s College, St Kilda

                                    “Butterfly Effect” Emerging Artists, Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Port Melbourne

2011 - 2001                   "Linden Postcard Show", Linden Gallery, St Kilda

2010                             “Impressions, 2010”, Australian Print Workshop, Fitzroy

“Drawing Venus”, Robarts-Bird Gallery, Gasworks Arts Park, South Melbourne

18th Friends Exhibition, Ceres Gallery, Chelsea, New York                                  

2010 - 2009                   “Works on Paper”, NolanonLovel Gallery, Blue Mountains, NSW               

2009                             “Communication & Illusion”, 17th Friends Exhibition, Ceres Gallery, NY

“MFA Thesis Exhibition”, “Hohenberg Art Award”, New York Studio School, NY

                                    New York Studio School Exhibition, Patton Boggs Legal, NY

2007                             “Aspects Art Show”, Goondawindi, Queensland

2007 - 2000                   "Bowling Club Studio Artists" annual group exhibitions, Office of the Deputy Premier,

various Melbourne Galleries and Business Centres

2006 - 2005                   "NY Studio School Selected Works" Governors Island, NY

2006 - 2004                   “Chinese Artists Society” Australian Chinese History Museum, Queens Hall,

Parliament House, Melbourne

2005 - 2004                   "Expansion", “Between a Rock & a Hard Place", Lancaster Press, Brooklyn, Melbourne

2005, 2001, 2000, 1999 "Chiaroscuro", "50 Most Collectable Artists", "A Charcoal Sea I & 2", Goya Galleries, Melbourne

2005                             "Melbourne Affordable Art Fair", Exhibition Building, "Williamstown Festival

Contemporary Art Prize", Williamstown

2005, 1994                    "Dominique Segan Drawing Prize", Castlemaine State Festival, Victoria

2004, 2002                    "Impressions", "25th Birthday Exhibition", Australian Print Workshop, Fitzroy

2004                             "Silk Cut Award, Glen Eira City Gallery

“120º of Separation", Linden Gallery, St Kilda

2003                             "City of Banyule Works on Paper Prize" Ivanhoe                                                                                                                                                 

1997                             "Nillumbik Expatriates" Eltham Library, Eltham

1995, 1993, 1986           Mornington Drawing Prize

1993                             Diamond Valley Art Awards

1992                             Graduate Exhibition, Zhe Jiang Fine Arts Academy, Hang Zhou, PR China

1987                             Graduate Exhibition, Victoria College, Prahran Campus, Victoria, Australia           




2010                             Vermont Studio Center, Printmaking Residency, Johnson, USA

2010 - 2007                   Private travel and art research in NY, Boston, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Miami, USA

2008                             Private travel and art research in Rome, Venice, and Florence, Italy

2005                             Private travel and art research in London, Manchester, the Peaks, the Cotswalds, Kent, Canterbury, Dover, England, Paris, France and Hong Kong.

2004 - 2002                   Project Manager/Curator – " Horizons - Australian Women Artists" Hangzhou Academy

of Art, Hangzhou, Dong Hua University, Shanghai,  P.R. China,  Manningham Gallery, Melbourne, Tins Sheds Gallery, Sydney, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville.

2003                             "Women of the World" Exhibition, Setageya Museum, Tokyo, Japan

1996                             Private travel and art research across Zimbabwe and Kenya, Africa

1992 - 1990, 1988          Extensive travel and art research across Peoples Republic of China         




2011                             Summer Residency Program, Victoria University, Flinders St Campus

2010                             Vermont Studio Center, Printmaking Residency Grant, Johnson, USA

2008                             New York Studio School, Summer Marathon, Orvieto, Italy, Merit Award

2007, 2008                    New York Studio School, Ramapo Scholarship, Merit Award, New York

2007                             Aspects Art Show, Goondiwindi, Queensland, Human Form Prize, Print Prize

2006                             Private landscape residency, Ararat (in preparation for 2007 survey exhibition).

2006, 2005                    "Summer Intensive’, "Drawing Marathon", New York Studio School, New York

2005                             Linden Postcard Show, 3rd Prize

2002                             Arts Victoria Cultural Development Grant – Nu Horizons Project.

City of Port Phillip Mentorship Program

1991 - 1990                   Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Australia-China Study Grant - 

Zhe Jiang Fine Art Academy, Hangzhou, China




2013 - 12                       Life Drawing Teacher, tutored and open life sessions, Breslin Gallery, Carnegie

                                    Art and Craft Tutor, Yooralla Art Class at Breslin Gallery, Carnegie

                                    Portrait Painting and Drawing Tutor, U3A Glen Eira

2011                             ‘Figuration through Abstraction’ Masterclass, Melbourne Studio School, Balwyn

                                    Artist Slide Presentation and lecture, Melbourne Studio School, Balwyn

2011, 2010, 2006           ‘Rule Based Drawing’ and ‘Exploring Portraiture through Picasso’, ‘The Big Draw’ school and public programs, ArtPlay, City of Melbourne, Birrarung Marr Park

2010, 2009                    “The Big Draw”. Public events, Manhatten, New York

2007                             Teacher, Figure and Landscape Workshop, Port Elliot, South Australia.                                                                                                                                                    

2006                             Secondary Teacher, LOTE Chinese Art, Westall Secondary College, Clayton

Coordinator, “Bamboo Forest”, Big Draw projects, Westall SC, Art Play, Melbourne

2006 - 1995                   Coordinator, “Into Art”, (Special needs art program), Gasworks Arts, South Melbourne

2004 - 2001                   Curator/Project Manager, “Nu Horizons”, Australia China Touring Exhibition.

2003                             “Engaging China” Artists Forum, “Dancing with a Chinese Brush”, Manningham Gallery, ‘Transmit” Arts Education Victoria (AEV) Annual Conference.

2002, 2001                    “Dancing with a Chinese Brush”, National Gallery of Victoria, AEV Conference.

2002 - 1997                   Life Drawing Teacher, Gasworks Arts Park, South Melbourne

1990 - 1989                   Administrative Assistant, Community Arts Network, Melbourne, Victoria.

1998                             Co-curricular Teacher, Costume and Life Drawing, Loyola College, Watsonia

1998 - 1995                   Visual Arts Co-ordinator,“Reconciliation and Unity, Mayors Community Day”, Artist and Workshop Leader, various community events, Gasworks Arts Park, South Melbourne.

1987 - 1977                   Employment Officer and Administrator, CES, Australian Government, S.A. and Victoria




2012 - 1985                   Various classes and workshops (incl. Stone and Plate Lithography, Etching, Relief

Printing and Mono-printing, Lancaster Press, Australian Print Workshop, and Fire Station Print Workshop.  Electives in traditional printmaking, Victoria College and PR China.

2010 - 2003                   Australian Print Workshops Access Studio participant, Fitzroy

2009 - 2007                   New York Studio School, Master of Fine Arts, Painting, New York, USA

2008                             New York Studio School, Summer Program, Orvieto, Italy

2008 - 2005                   New York Studio School, Summer Program, New York, USA

2007 - 1981                   Private tuition in Chinese Brush Painting, various Chinese Artists in Melbourne

2004, 2001                    New York Studio School, Summer Program, Adelaide, Australia

1992 - 1990                   Zhe Jiang Academy of Fine Art, Traditional Chinese Painting,

Hang Zhou, PR China

1990 - 1988                   Victoria College, Chinese Mandarin Undergraduate Studies, Melbourne. Australia. 

1988                             Su Zhou University, Chinese Mandarin Intensive, Su Zhou, PR China

1987 - 1985                   Victoria College, BA Fine Arts (Drawing), Melbourne, Australia




National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, City of Port Phillip Urban Art Collection, City of Banyule, Hotel Sofitel, Melbourne, Peter McCallum Hospital, S.A. Department of Education, New York Studio School, New York,

Zhe Jiang Fine Art Academy and Hang Zhou Artists Academy, Hang Zhou, Australian Embassy, Beijing, P.R. China.

Private collections in Australia, USA, England, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Japan, China, Hong Kong                  




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