EDUCATION & TRAINING

 

2012            

 

Ceramics Associateship at the Jam Factory Centre for Design and Craftsmanship, two year trainee program.

2010           

PhD by Major Studio Project, South Australian School of Art, University of South Australia.

2005           

Bachelor of Visual Arts, Honours (First Class), South Australian School of Art, University of South Australia, S.A.

2004           

Bachelor of Visual Arts (Ceramics), South Australian School of Art, University of South Australia, S.A.

 

GRANTS & AWARDS

2014           

Helpmann Academy China Residency: six week artist residency at The Pottery Workshop in Jingdezhen.

2013                       

Highly Commended, Qantas Spirit of Youth Award, Visual Art category.

Highly Commended, Qantas Spirit of Youth Award, Craft and Object Design category.

2012                       

Highly Commended, Qantas Spirit of Youth Award, Visual Art category.

 Helpmann Academy grant - ‘Mentored writer’ in the SASA Gallery exhibition Post Skangaroovian, South Australian School of Art, Architecture and Design, UniSA, Adelaide.

2008                       

Australian Postgraduate Award, Commonwealth Government.

2006           

University of South Australia Postgraduate Award, Commonwealth Government.

2005           

Design Institute of Australia Encouragement Award, Design Institute of Australia.

Jamboree Award for significant development in ceramics, Jamboree Studio.

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2015             

Shifting Senses,M16 Gallery, Canberra, ACT.

 Fleshmash, BNKR Rundle Mall, SALA exhibition Adelaide.                        

In the Bag, 6 Hands Studio, Adelaide.

2014             

Finalist, Stanthorpe Art Festival, Stanthorpe Art Museum, Queensland.

Heysen Sculpture Biennial, The Cedars, Hahndorf, S.A.

Dymaxion Lab in Grid Projects Artist-Run Festival, 225 North Terrace, Adelaide.

2013             

Salad Days, Prospect Gallery, Adelaide.

Sculpture for Sight, St Marks College, North Adelaide.             

Flerieu Sculpt 2013, Signal Point Gallery, Goolwa.

 Bloom, Gaff Gallery, Port Adelaide.

The Tunnels, Adina Apartment Hotel Tunnels, Adelaide.

365 cups, Jam Factory Alumni, Worth Gallery, Fisher Jeffries, Adelaide.

2012            

Generate, JamFactory Graduate exhibition, Gallery One, JamFactory, Adelaide. 

 Germinate, emerging South Australian ceramic artists, Queens Theatre, Adelaide.

Heysen Sculpture Biennial, The Cedars, Hahndorf, S.A.

2011           

Love me, leave me, Espionage Gallery, Adelaide.

Sculpture for Sight, St Marks College, North Adelaide.

2010            

Youthscape Biennial, Royal South Australian Society of the Arts, RSASA Gallery Adelaide.

Maker in the made (solo exhibition), Prospect Gallery, Adelaide.

2009            

Art for Hire project – State Administration Centre and Arts SA, Adelaide curated by Bridget Currie.

Still Vague, Postgraduate exhibition, Liverpool Street Gallery, SASA, Adelaide.

2008            

The Living Window Project – artists and local celebrities selected to draw on a digital tablet which was broadcast live in a shop window in Rundle Mall during the Fringe Festival, Adelaide.

2007           

The Snack Bar Art Space, vending machine art project, SALA, Adelaide City Council, Adelaide.

2006            

Helpmann Academy Graduate Exhibition, Torrens Parade Ground Drill Hall, Adelaide.

2005            

Crockery, recent work in ceramics by graduates and students of the University of South Australia, SASA Gallery, South Australian School of Art, Architecture and Design, UniSA, Adelaide.

PUBLICATIONS & WRITING PROJECTS

2015               

‘Utforska’, Catalogue essay for Ulrica Trulsson exhibition, JamFactory, Adelaide, Australia.

2012 - 2015           

State reporter for South Australia for The Journal of Australian Ceramics.

2013           

‘Meteorites and Microstructures’

Commissioned review of Meghan O’Rourke’s exhibition at SA Museum, a part of the Collections Project run by Guildhouse.

 

 ‘Irrational and Idiosyncratic’ in Art in Australia, vol 50 no 3 (2013) p 479.  

Commissioned review of Khai Liew and Bruce Nuske exhibition at Samstag Museum, Hawke Centre, University of South Australia, Adelaide.

 

‘Creatures Under The Bricks’, Catalogue essay for exhibition of Mark Valenzuela, Pablo  Capati III and Hadrian Mendoza, Nexus Gallery, Adelaide.

2012           

‘Thoughts on Post-Skangaroovian’ – combined review and thoughts on my involvement in the Post-Skangaroovian exhibition, Journal of Australian Ceramics, Featured online article.

 ‘Move’, Catalogue essay for exhibition of Fran Callen, Meaghan O’Rourke, Marie Littlewood and Yusuf Hayat, AC Arts Gallery, Adelaide College of the Arts, Adelaide.

2008                       

‘Squeeze’ in Point Blank issue 3 (08/08).

2007           

‘Ceramic Workshop with Jane Sawyer and Prue Venables’ in Journal of Australian Ceramics, Issue 46, No 2 (2007).

2006            ‘

Maria Parmenter - Accidental Souvenirs’ in Journal of Australian Ceramics, vol 45 no 1, (2006).

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2013           

Co-founder and co-director, 6 Hands Studio, West Croydon, Adelaide.

2012           

Presenter in ‘Student Forum’ for the Australian Ceramics Triennial Conference, Adelaide College of the Arts Theatre, Adelaide.

 Assistant for ‘Hyperclay’ Teachers workshop during the Australian Ceramics Triennial Conference, Jam Factory Centre for Design and Craftsmanship, Adelaide.  Presenters: Stephen Bird, Jacqueline Clayton and Rod Bamford.

Assistant to Masamichi Yoshikawa for 3 day masterclass held during the Australian Ceramics Triennial Conference, Jam Factory Centre for Design and Craftsmanship, Adelaide.

2011-2012           

Member of the Australian Ceramics Triennial Marketing Committee.

2009 -2011           

Tutor for Graduate Diploma of Visual Arts by Coursework subject – ‘Research Methods’ at the South Australian School of Art, Architecture and Design, UniSA, Adelaide.

2010           

Artist in residence at UniSA Ceramics Department, South Australian School of Art, Architecture and Design, September to November.

Research assistant/artist for multidisciplinary project (UniSA), Changing Lives.

2009           

Mentor to Year 12 Craft Studies students at Mark Oliphant College (formerly Smithfield Plans High School), Adelaide, S.A.

2008           

Gallery assistant, South Australian School of Art, SASA Gallery, South Australian School of Art, Adelaide.

Design history and theory tutor, ‘Contemporary Design Issues’ and  ‘Design language in the 20th Century’, South Australian School of Art, UniSA.                  

2007           

Art history and theory tutor, ‘ Representing Visual Culture’, South Australian School of Art, UniSA.

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2012           

Sandy Lockwood two day wheel throwing workshop, Jam Factory Centre for Design and Craftsmanship, Adelaide.

 Steve Harrison ‘Glaze Development’ two day workshop, Jam Factory Centre for Design and Craftsmanship, Adelaide.

2011            

Simone LeAmon ‘From storytellers to meaning makers’ three day intensive design workshop, Jam Factory Centre for Design and Craftsmanship, Adelaide.

Owen Rye - ‘Little and large’,  two day wheel-throwing workshop, Studio Potters Club of South Australia, Klemzig, Adelaide.

2009           

Takeshi Yasuda four day intensive masterclass, Ceramics Department, AC Arts, Adelaide, S.A.

Stephen Bird Workshop, Ceramics Department, South Australian School of Art, Adelaide.

2006           

Jane Sawyer and Prue Venables masterclass, Ceramics Department, South Australian School of Art, Adelaide, S.A.

Damon Moon ‘Clay and Glaze Workshop’, six week program, Ceramics Department, South Australian School of Art, Adelaide.