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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

2000                Bachelor of Applied Arts. Glass Major. South Australian School of Art. University of South Australia

1998                 Graduate Diploma in Education and Training of Adults. University of South Australia.

1991                 Bachelor of Visual Art. Sculpture and Printmaking Majors. South Australian School of Art, University of SA                   

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

National Gallery of Australia. ACT

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. New Zealand

Australian National Art Glass Collection. Wagga Wagga Art Gallery. NSW

Museum of Australian Democracy. ACT

Toledo Museum of Art. OH. USA

Australian National University Art Collection. ACT

New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Los Angeles. USA

 

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2015                 Creative New Zealand: Research and develop new work in New Zealand for exhibition.

2015                  Arts SA: Research and Develop new work for Exhibition

2012                 Australia Council for the Arts: Research and development of new work

2011                 Commissioned Art Work: Museum of Australian Democracy. ACT

                         Arts SA: Development of New Work

2010                Arts SA: Development of New Work

2009                Arts SA: Development of New Work

2007                Australia Council for the Arts: Development of New Work

2005                Arts SA: Development of New Work

2004                Arts SA: Development of New Work

2002                Nominee: Corning Glass Award. Pilchuck Glass School. USA

                                                                               2001                General Scholarship: Pilchuck Glass School. USA

                                                                                                        Cultural Trust Grant: Ian Potter Foundation. Melbourne.

                       

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PUBLICATIONS

2017                Artnews New Zealand. Spring 2017. Kete, Kumara & Cast Glass. By Grace Cochrane.pp98-101

2017                Contemporary Australian Glass. The Tom Malone Prize 2003-2017.Various Authors.The Art Gallery of       

                        Western Australia

2015                Glass: art design architecture. Margaret Hancock Davis, Brian Parkes. Jam Factory. South Australia

2012                The Journal of Australian Ceramics.512. Australian Ceramics Assoc. NSW

2011                 New Glass Review 32. International juried selection. The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York.

2010                Masters: Blown Glass. Lark Books. Asheville NC.USA

                         Craft Arts International #79.

2008                Bulletin. Issue 4. July 2008. Craftsouth Centre for Contemporary Craft and Design.

2006                25 Years of New Glass Review. Tina Oldknow. The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York.

                         New Glass Review 27. International juried selection. The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York.

2005                Australian Glass Today. Margot Osborne. Wakefield Press. South Australia

2004                 New Glass Review 25. International juried selection. The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York.

2004                 Craft Arts International #61.

 

 

GROUP & SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Collective Imagination: New Zealand Glassworks. Whanganui. New Zealand

2017-18           Common Ground : Tylee Cottage Residency & selected works 2007-14. Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare au Rehua.

Whanganui. New Zealand. Suter Gallery, Nelson, NZ. Oct - Dec 2018

2017-18            Wunderkammer: Milford galleries Dunedin. New Zealand

2017                Domestic Goddess: Incinerator Art Space. Sydney. Australia

2017                  OBJECT/IVE: Milford Galleries Dunedin. NZ

2017/16           Fired Up: Contemporary Glass by Women Artists from the Toledo Museum of Art. Mint Museum. Nth Carolina. USA

2016                 Still Life. Milford Galleries. Queenstown. New Zealand 

2016                 FUSE Glass Prize. Jam Factory Gallery. South Australia

2016                 Show & Tell. Milford Galleries Dunedin. New Zealand

2015                 Transluscent Shadows. SASA Gallery. South Australia (SA)

2015-18            GLASS: Art design architecture. Jam Factory Gallery. SA

2014                 Everywhere you look. Solo Exhibition. Narek Galleries. NSW

                         Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award. Melbourne VIC

Threads

                         Art Shanghai 2014. Shanghai. China

                         The Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize. South Australia Museum. SA

                         Propagate. The Barn. Aldgate. South Australia

                         Significant Works. Milford Galleries. New Zealand

2013                Heartland. Art Gallery of South Australia. South Australia

2012                Echo. Sabbia Gallery. Sydney. NSW

                        Eat! Canberra Glassworks. ACT

2011                Traverse. Milford Galleries Dunedin. New Zealand

                         Still Life Still. Adelaide Central Gallery. Adelaide. SA

                        Nora Heysen Centenary Art Prize for Still Life. Hahndorf Academy. SA

                         Breach. Smoke Stack Gallery. Canberra. ACT

2010                Reality. Imago Galleries. Palm Desert. California. USA

                        Commonalities. Solo Exhibition. Drill Hall Gallery. ANU. Canberra. ACT

                        10 Contemporary Australian Artists: A glass act. Australian Galleries. Smith St. Melbourne. Victoria.

                        Beyond The Surface. Aptos Cruz Galleries. SA

                        The Review. Milford Galleries Queenstown. New Zealand

2009               Light. Milford Galleries Dunedin. New Zealand

                        Ranamok Glass Prize 2009. Touring Australia

                       Southern Lights. Kirra Galleries Federation Square. Melbourne. Victoria.

2008              White Hot: Contemporary Australian Glass. Touring Bangkok, Hanoi, Taiwan

                                                                                                      Masterworks in Glass. Narek Galleries. Tanja. NSW

Offering

                       Visionaries.  Sabbia Gallery. Sydney. NSW

                        Masterworks. Milford Galleries Queenstown. New Zealand

                        Crossfire. Wagga Wagga Art Gallery. NSW

2007               Summer Exhibition. Milford Galleries Auckland. Auckland. New Zealand

2006               Fragments & the Still Life Narek Galleries. Tanja. NSW

                        Australian Glass 2006. Sandra Ainsley Gallery. Toronto. Ontario. Canada.

                        Ranamok Glass Prize 2006. Touring Australia

                        Object. Milford Galleries Dunedin. New Zealand

                        Summer Show. Milford Galleries Auckland. Auckland. New Zealand

                        Glass. Anna Bibby Gallery. Auckland. New Zealand.

2005               Novizio. Sabbia Gallery. Sydney. NSW

                        Wendy Fairclough and Emma Petersen. New Works. Adelaide Central Gallery. South Australia

                        Australian Landscape. Greenaway Art Gallery. Adelaide. South Australia.

                        Glass Invitational New Zealand. Milford Galleries. Touring New Zealand

2004               Ranamok Glass Prize 2004. Touring Australia

                        Overview Abstraction & Still Life. Milford Galleries Dunedin. New Zealand

2003               Neil Frazer. Wendy Fairclough. John Nicol:  Recent Works. Milford Galleries Auckland. New Zealand

Fill to Line

                        Ranamok Glass Prize 2003. Touring Australia

                        The Inaugural Tom Malone Prize. Art Gallery of Western Australia. Perth WA

                        Members Exhibition. Moores Building. Ausglass Biennial International Conference. Perth. Western Australia.

2002               Glass Invitational New Zealand. Milford Galleries. Touring New Zealand.

                        Ranamok Glass Prize 2002. Touring Australia and Washington DC, USA

                        From. Milford Galleries Dunedin. New Zealand.

                        Mitsukoshi International Glass Arts Festival. Taiwan.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018                 Artist Residency. Shanghai. China. Yiwei Art Foundation & Guildhouse SA

2016                 Tylee Cottage Artist Residency. 6 months. Whanganui. New Zealand

2013                 Speaker. Glass Skills Contemporary Glass Society Conference. United Kingdom.

2011                 Commissioned Art work. Museum of Australian Democracy. Canberra

2010                 Artist in Residence. Canberra Glassworks. ACT

2009                 Peer Assessment Panelist. Arts SA. South Australia

2003-10            Lecturer. Glass Dept. Subjects: Introduction to Glass Forming, Cold Processes,

                          Professional Practice. South Australian School of Art, Architecture and Design. Uni of    

                          South Australia.

2007-08           Residency. Blue Pony Studios. South Australia

2005                 Conference Panelist. ‘Bright Ideas’. Glass Arts Society’s 35th Annual International Conference. Adelaide. South    

                          Australia

2003                 Ausglass Biennial International Conference. Perth. Western Australia.

                                                                                                        Teaching Assistant. Alasdair & Rish Gordon Engraving workshop. WA.

                                                                                                         Ausglass Biennial International Conference. Perth. Western Australia.

                                                                              2002                 Artist in Residence. Jam Factory Glass Studio. Adelaide. SA