CV

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Australian National University, School of Art and Design,  College of Art and Social Sciences 2019 

Graduate Diploma in Education, Newcastle University 1997

Bachelor of Arts Visual Arts, Newcastle University  1996 

Selected Exhibitions between 2018 and 2022

Solo Exhibitions

2022 The enchantment of things, Megalo print studio, Canberra 

2021 Discovery Michael Reid Murrurundi, NSW

2021 Unwrapped (mini release), Michael Reid Northern Beaches, NSW

2020 Strange Days Indeed M16 Gallery, Canberra

2019 Objects of Empathy Curated by David Broker, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra

2019 In search of lost time Gaffa Gallery, Sydney

2018 Making Home PhD Graduation, The ANU SOA&D Gallery, Canberra

Residencies and Grants

202I Megalo Print studio Artist Residency (six months)  

2021 Homeground Funding for Artists impacted by Covid 3 Arts ACT Grant (1 year)

Selected Group Exhibitions and Prizes

2023 Ravenswood Art Prize, Finalist

2022 Beyond the Verbal, Finnish Embassy, Canberra

2022 Today, M16 Artspace Studio artists exhibition, Canberra

2022 The Succours, Material Purpose, ANCA, Canberra

2022 A painted Table, Grainger Gallery, Canberra

2022 Muswellbrook Painting Prize, Finalist

2021 M16 Drawing prize, Finalist 

2020 Small Works, Beaver Galleries, Canberra

2020 The Waverley Art Prize, Finalist

2020 The Goulburn Art Award, Finalist

2019 Geo: Art of the collection, Project gallery, ANU, Canberra

2019 Shelflife, May Space, Sydney



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Conferences and Symposiums

2024 "Cross-disciplinary learning and teaching methods; the influence of space on learning, thinking like an artist in the classroom, and lifelong learning through art" National Visual Arts Education Conference, NGA

2023 "Art for Wellbeing" Faculty of Education Conference University of Canberra.

2022 “Beyond the Verbal: an intercultural education project for using creativity” Faculty of Education Research Conference, Dare to be curious: finding purpose in educational research, University of Canberra. Invited presenter - peer reviewed

2022 “Beyond the Verbal: an intercultural education project for using creativity” Finnish Embassy, Canberra. Invited speaker for the Design Canberra Festival 

2022 Artist Talk: “The enchantment of things” Megalo Print Studio, Canberra

2021 “Embracing Ambiguity: the role of visual arts diaries”. Australian Literacy Educators' Association, Conference, Sydney. Invited presenter - peer reviewed. 

2020 “The place of the Arts in a school improvement journey”. University of Canberra Affiliated Schools Conference Canberra. Invited presenter - peer reviewed

2019 “Creating with Creatives”. Australian Literacy Educators' Association, Canberra  Invited presenter - peer reviewed 

2019 “Voiceless voice: composing visual texts with agency and impact”. Australian Literacy Educators' Association, Conference, Melbourne Invited presenter - peer reviewed

2017 Making Home: (re)collections of objects in painting and textiles. HDR conference, ANU Canberra.

2016 “What is a painter doing in Textiles?” Textile symposium/Textile triennial, ANU, Canberra. Invited presenter - peer reviewed

2015 Artist Talk Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award, Wangaratta Art Gallery

2014 “The budgie and the Anvil: Tales of Objects and Heterotopic space” 

Thesis proposal, School of Art Graduate Conference, ANU, Canberra 



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Peer reviewer for academic journals

including Interiors: Design/Architecture/Culture published by Taylor Francis and Axon: Creative Explorations, Published by The Centre for Creative & Cultural Research, University of Canberra.