CV

Education

2014- 2016 Bachelor of Fine Art (Sculpture) Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne

2005- 2007, 2010 Bachelor of Fine Art (Fashion Design) Honours, Queensland University of Technology
 

Awards, Residencies, Grants

2017 Varda Artist Residency, Sausalito, California, USA
2017 Individual Development Grant (Moreland City Council) 
2016 Winner, Mary & Lou Senini Student Art Award (Textiles) McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park
2016 Winner, National Gallery of Victoria Women's Art Association Award
 

Collection

The art of setting yourself free: from Lucy with love, 2016 is held in the Wangaratta Art Gallery (VIC) collection.
 

Solo Exhibitions

2018 (Upcoming, September) Mia and Skye in the Sleepover, BLINDSIDE Play Screen, Victoria

2018 FantasiesMetro Arts Gallery, Brisbane, Queensland

2016 Felt and Held, George Paton Gallery, Victoria
 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 This Wild SongTown Hall Gallery, Hawthorn, Victoria

2018 (Upcoming, October) Summer at Fairhall, The Johnston Collection, East Melbourne, Victoria

2018 (Upcoming, November) Dress Code, Museum of Brisbane, Queensland

2018 (Upcoming, November) Beyond Reason, QUT Art Museum, Queensland

2018 (Upcoming, November) Lucky Charm, Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre, Victoria

2018 This Wild Song, Australian High Commission, Singapore

2017 Fischer's Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown Art Centre, New South Wales

2017 Objective Memory, KINGS ARI, Melbourne CBD (including a Tactile Tour for visually impaired members of the public)

2017 Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award, Wangaratta Art Gallery, Victoria

2017 Victorian Craft Awards, Craft Victoria

2017 Hatched, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Western Australia

2017 Fresh!- Craft Victoria, Melbourne CBD 

2017 Contemporary Sculpture Association Graduate Survey Show, Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Abbotsford

2016, 2014 Proud- Student show at Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne

2013 EN MASSE- at Fish Lane Studios, Brisbane-exhibition of three new works-quilts, with accompanying photographs

2010 Echo Echo- at QUT Art Museum, Brisbane- dolls from the early 20th century, redressed and imagined)

2008 -Re-Making- Brisbane Square Library, Brisbane (a collaboration with Monika Holgar, using de-accessioned historical garments donated from the National Trust)

2008 -Shape of Things to Come- The Block, QUT, Brisbane, including artist’s talk.

2007 -BFA Fashion Graduate Show- The Block, QUT, Brisbane (work included collaboration with sound artist Matthew Vale)

-ARC Art Craft and Design Biennale- QUT Art Museum

-Green is the New Black – Artisan Gallery, Brisbane

-Viewfinder- Metro Arts, Brisbane

-Design and Research exhibition- Brisbane Square Library, Brisbane
 

Research trips

2017 August- week long studio assistant work, and mentorship with Australian artist Jemima Wyman in Los Angeles, California. 
2013 June- three day workshop on natural-dyeing techniques with textile artist India Flint in Queensland.
2011 September- trip to Denver, Colorado for the National Institute of American Doll Artists (NIADA) conference and masterclasses with artist Shelley Thornton.
 

Work

April 2014: Studio assistance for Paola Pivi exhibition at National Gallery of Victoria

2009- 2013: Costume Maker and Dresser/ Maintenance at Queensland Ballet

December 2013: Workshop development and facilitation at Queensland Ballet 

July 2013 Work Placement: Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries: ABC/ Every Cloud Productions

2013 Costume maker: Queensland Theatre Company- Mothercourage and her children.

April- May 2012: Regional Queensland tour for Cloudland: Queensland Ballet

August 2012: Spring Dance Camp: QB A week-long dance, drama and costume-making camp for 32 five- twelve year olds culminating in a performance-Initial consultation with the three choreographers

December 2010: Costume maker: QTC Grimm's Fairytales

July 2010: Costume maker: Opera Queensland Space Encounters

2008- 2010: Costume designer and wardrobe co-ordinator/ maker: Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

2008 Semester 2: Tutor, Contemporary Fashion, Queensland University of Technology

2007 April Work Placement: materialbyproduct (Melbourne-based fashion label)

2007 April Work Placement: National Gallery of Victoria, Australian fashion
 

Freelance

2016- Ongoing Costume design and construction for Kalyani Ellis (Willow Beats)  

2013 December Christmas Holiday Workshops- at Brisbane Square Library: origami and felt Christmas decorations for children.

2013 Published How I Feel, a collection of collages, sold on etsy, in Avid Reader, Atavist Books, and GOMA shop.

2013 April- November Sunday Salon monthly hand craft workshop at Brisbane Square Library (projects included chiyogami paper crane earrings, and kimono felt jewellery bowls).

2012/13 December/ January Christmas Holiday Workshops- at Brisbane Square Library: Three 2.5 hour learn-to-sew brooch making workshops, using silk fabric scraps from QB's workroom.

2012 (February- September) Sewing Circle- facilitating a monthly sewing group at Brisbane Square Library

2012 'Sewing School' page for Peppermint Magazine, Summer 2012

2011 Art Bites Workshops- Brisbane City Council- development of sample, sourcing materials, and teaching attendees to make a necklace using vintage kimono fabrics.

2011 Collage Workshops- Ideas Festival at State Library of Queensland, 2D garment design using paper collage techniques.

2010 Art Bites Workshops- Brisbane City Council- Brisbane.

2008 Re-Making Workshop Series- developed and run with Monika Holgar at inner-city Brisbane libraries, in conjunction with an exhibition.