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2012          TAE50111 Diploma of Vocational Education and Training
2012-         TAE40110 Cert IV Training Assessment
2010-         TAA40104 Cert IV Training and Assessment                                                                                                  
2009 -        Professional development ’ E- portfolios ‘
                   Australian Flexible Learning Framework                                                                                                     
2007-         ABAF Australian Cultural Fund Workshop
2007 -        MYOB level 1 CAE
2003 -        Power Point level 1 C.A.E.
2003 -        ABAF Business Arts Partnership training
2002          Certificate 1V in Assessment &Workplace Training C.A.E.
1992 -        Supplying galleries and retail outlets with hand decorated Ceramics
1987 - 94   Owned and operated ceramic manufacturing business
1987 - 88   Graduate Diploma V.C.A. Melb. (Painting )
1978 - 80   B.A. Fine Art Painting, R.M.I.T. -Distinction Painting


2011- 2013 Teacher/ Co-ordinator Accredited Visual Art CAE
2010 -2011 Painting Tutor Zeste French Tours France
2010- 2011  Holmesglen  Dept. Ceramics       Teacher  Design
1999- 2011  C.A.E. Dept. Visual Arts Diploma of Visual Arts. Teacher in Drawing, Painting, Arts Business, Contemporary Art
2004- 2005  Teacher/Co-ordinator Diploma of Visual Art CAE
2000- 02      C.A.E. Dept. Visual Arts  Fee for service Short courses Teacher Painting, Drawing
2000            Box Hill T.A.F.E. Arts Department. Teacher Arts Business
1999            Workshop Equity Program Yirrakala Womens Centre, East Arnham Land   N.T.
1995            Workshop  Broken Hill Western College of T.A.F.E.    N.S.W.
1995-2000  Box Hill T.A.F.E. Dept. Ceramics. Teacher Drawing, Arts Business
1993 - 98     N.E.I.S. Arts and Crafts program   Sounding Board ,Guest Speaker


2011          ‘Centre Piece’ Eagles Nest Gallery Aireys Inlet
2011          ‘Trace’ Light Factory Gallery Melb.
2005           Cusp Gallery Melb.( with Mary-Lou Pittard )
1996           QDOS Lorne   ( with Mary-Lou Pittard )
1994           Distelfink Gallery Melb. ( with Mary-Lou Pittard )
1989           Powell Street Gallery Melb.
1984           Powell Street Gallery Melb


2011           ‘Now and Then’ The City of Whitehorse Gallery Space  Box Hill Aus.
2010           ‘Nillumbik Prize’ Montsalvat  Eltham, Aus.
2010           ‘Launch 2 ‘  Carbon Black Gallery       Melb. Aus.
2009           ‘Nillumbik Open Studios ‘  Montsalvat  Eltham   Aus.
2008           ‘Creative Spaces’ 45 Downstairs           Melb. Aus.
2008           ‘Creative Spaces’ Montsalvat       Eltham ,Aus.
2007           ‘Nillumbik Prize’ Montsalvat       Eltham, Aus.
2007           ‘French Connection’ Manningham Gallery Manningham, Aus.
2006           ‘Les Tupiniers du Vieux Lyon’       Lyon, France
2006            Potters Market                           Grenoble, France
2006           ‘Surface Connections’ Manningham Gallery   Melb Aus.
2006           ‘Impressed’ Gallery 25                    New Delhi India
2004           ‘Celebrating the Masters 2’     Skepsi Gallery, Aus.
2004           ‘Encore’ Skepsi Gallery                         Melb. Aus.
2003           ‘Distinctly Nillumbik : Tapping the Potential’ Montsalvat Eltham Aus.   
2002           ‘Showing Off ’  Skepsi Gallery                 Melb. Aus
1995           ‘In the Round’ Horsham Gallery, Touring Regional Galleries Vic
1995           ‘Platter as a Canvas’ Crowded House          Melb.Aus.
1992           ‘Paintings from a Constructed World Vic.’ Ministry of Arts  Melb Aus.
1989           ‘Murdoch Travelling Fellowship’ V.C.A. College Gallery  Melb
1989           ‘Sixteen Artists’  Melb. University Gallery Aus.
1987           ‘Spring Festival of Drawing’ Mornington Arts Centre Vic Aus.


1997           Exhibition Centre Melb.  ‘Interior Designex’
1996           Exhibition Centre Melb.  ‘Bridal Fair’
1995           Exhibition Centre Darling Harbour Syd. ‘Interior Designex’
1994           Exhibitions Buildings Melb. ‘Interior Designex’


1996           Feature tiles Hoyts Theatre Sorrento
1996           Melb Womens Centre Melb. tile restoration
1995           Athenaeum Club Melb. tile restoration
1995           High Point Shopping Centre tiles 
1993           Craft Council N.S.W. ‘Designed & Made’ Van Gogh Merchandise National Gallery of Victoria, Queensland Art Gallery


Camberwell Grammar 
The Margaret Lawrence Australian Ceramics Collection V.C.A.
Nillumbik Shire Art Collection
The City of Whitehorse Art Collection


1988        Special Award - Trustee of the National Gallery Victoria
2000        Highly commended   Bushells Teapot Award
2010        Nillumbik Prize – winner


2009         Coast and Country ‘ A World of Variety where town embraces country’ 
2008         Catalogue ‘Creative Spaces ‘
2006         Exhibition catalogue ‘ Impressed ‘
2004         Herald Sun Home Creative Cooking Louise Clifton-Evans 
2004         Exhibition catalogue ‘Celebrating the Master‘
2001          Australian Country Style ‘A Talented Blend’ by Lynne Landy
1999          Australian Ceramics and Pottery ‘A Creative Partnership’ by Kylie Davis
1998          Craft Victoria Bulletin ‘The Decision to scale down’ by Chris Pittard
1995          Pottery in Australia ‘The Colour of Stoneware’ by Jane Kent


1994           Melb, Age ‘Objects bizarre that became objects with function’ Jenny Zimmer
1989           Melb Age ‘Young Artists reveal diversity in their styles’ Elizabeth Cross
1989           Melb Herald ‘Break Figuratively speaking is over’ Ron Miller
1984           Melb Herald ‘So much to see’ Ron Miller


2003 – 10   Nillumbik Open Studio Committee   Nillumbik Tourist Association
2008          Joint Selector for Nillumbik Prize with curator from Heidi Gallery and curator of collections
2003 – 7    Nillumbik Art Acquisition Advisory Committee
2002 -  3    Nillumbik Art in Public Places referance group
99 -2001    Ceramics Victoria Committee (formerly V.C.G. ) President 2000


Ceramics Victoria
Nillumbik Tourist Association
Australian Ceramics Association


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Eltham Nth 3095
ph: 03  9431 0401



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