This is a series of gestural portraits exploring the private existential contemplative process.
Touching on the anxieties around failure and the absurd rituals of life.
Medium: Found objects
Constructs explores society's conditioning through its institutions and cultural representations of the individual and collective. In this installation, assemblage is used as both a model of these social formations and as a structural framework that incorporates analyses of contradictory cultural phenomena.
2012 – 2013 Master of Fine Art (with Distinction), RMIT University, Melbourne
2014 Rumpueng Artspace Artist Residency, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2014 Award of Excellence MFA RMIT University
2014 RMIT Links Arts Funding, collective funding
2012 RMIT Links Arts Funding, individual funding
2009 – 2011 RMIT Financial Scholarship
2006 NAVA Marketing Grant
Ceramic work in response to termite mound project. 2017
Anxious Object 2013
Artist Residency in Portugal.
17th July - 30th August. 2015
This residency offered a contemplative space to investigate materiality in my practice. There is a large part of my practice that relies on the hunting and gathering of materials. I found bread or dough as a material or object culturally loaded with ritual and stories.