My first outdoor sculptural installation

Posted by on Nov 2, 2013 in Animals, Art Prizes, Ceramic, Exhibitions, sculpture

I have been fortunate enough to undertake 3 artist residencies in the past 12 months with a focus on ceramics – a medium I have had very little prior experience with. I have learnt so much and have had some success with a few one-off pieces ( See Oma-rapiti and Anthropocentrap galleries).. but it has  been exhausting […]

Moreton Bay Art Prize

Posted by on Sep 3, 2013 in Animals, Art Prizes, Exhibitions, Paintings

“Gun Culture”, a  large mixed media work from my Monkey Business series  has been selected for the 2013 Moreton Bay Art Prize. This will be the 5th time one of my works has been selected for this award exhibition. I won the prize in 2010 and at the award event night I met Karen Tyler who […]

Yering Station Sculpture prize

Posted by on Aug 14, 2013 in Art Prizes, sculpture

“Anthropocentrap” has been selected for this years Yering Station Sculpture Prize exhibition in the gorgeous Yering Station Vineyards in Victoria. One of my sculptures was a finalist in this award exhibition in 2011 and it received very positive feedback especially from the staff working there! ( won staff choice award). So this is exciting news […]

Finalist in The Lethbridge Art Prize

Posted by on Jun 5, 2013 in Animals, Art Prizes, Paintings | No Comments

I am pleased to announce that my mixed media work on canvas “The innocents” is a finalist in this year’s Lethbridge Art Prize. I love looking at all the finalists works for this art prize and make a habit of checking it out every year. They are all small works – maximum size is […]

Dusty Watson’s take on hunting

Posted by on Jan 11, 2013 in Animal rights, Art Prizes, Prints | No Comments

Last year i entered the Hutchins Works on Paper Art Prize and whilst i didn’t win the prize, the Hutchins school did buy the work i entered for their collection which i was very happy about! Subsequent to this i was contacted by a young student there by the name of  Dustin Watson. Dustin is […]

Its Liquid art prize announcing my exciting plans

Ok shameless self promotion, but it has to be done so here is a link to news about my exciting project over the next 12 months complete with pictures!! And as a result oftThe Its Liquid International Art Prize announcing this news I have been contacted by a gallery in Denmark who wish to include me […]

2nd place in Mt Eyre Vineyards Art Prize!

Posted by on Jul 10, 2012 in Art Prizes, Paintings | No Comments

This is a wee bit late notice but my computer has been kaput and then I was travelling..Anyway am  now settled enough to catch up on my blogs and this is my first piece of exciting news, well exciting for me anyway! This is the 2nd year in a row that I have been awarded […]

Paul Guest Prize 2012

Posted by on May 14, 2012 in Art Prizes | No Comments

One of my works on paper is a finalist in the Bendigo Art Gallery Paul Guest Prize. This drawing prize is in Victoria where my work has sold the most so whilst I may not win the prize; I may sell the work, which would make me very happy.I am also a finalist in the […]

Its Liquid International Art Prize

Posted by on May 14, 2012 in Art Prizes, Paintings | No Comments

So, 2 weeks ago I discovered that I had won the painting and drawing section of Its liquid International Art Competition. Usually you might expect to receive an email or letter in the post to announce your success and advise of the following process but not on this occasion. I happened to be looking at […]


Well its been a  good year for getting my work into the bigger art prize finalist exhibitions so  far with the Sulman at the AGNSW and  The 37th Alice Prize accepting my paintings and now news that The Melbourne Sculpture Prize have accepted my goat-fox-deer hybrid sculpture-Cervine bovidae!  All of these works have been my […]

AGNSW Sulman Prize!

Posted by on Mar 14, 2012 in Art Prizes, Paintings | One Comment

Am so thrilled that my artwork, Fair Game’ has been selected to hang in the Sulman Art Prize at The Art Gallery if New South Wales this year. The exhibition runs from March 31st-June 3rd and as it is a popular, long running art event, it is visited by thousands every year! This is great […]

Alice Art Prize

Posted by on Dec 19, 2011 in Art Prizes | One Comment

My  work on canvas “Cultural Pursuit” has been selected as a finalist in next years 37th Alice Art Prize! The Alice Prize will open on Friday 11th May 2012 at the Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs, Northern Territory. The exhibition will run from Sat 12th May to Sunday 10th June 2012. I am ashamed to admit that I […]

Good news – Sales and prizes

Posted by on Nov 5, 2011 in Art Prizes | 2 Comments

Well this past week the Hutchins School in Tasmania contacted me to tell me they are purchasing “Monkey magic” for their collection! The image is pictured below in an entry in made in August when I announced that it was a finalist piece in their works on paper prize.  I am, of course. delighted to […]