CV

EDUCATION

2021-current Master of Teaching (Secondary)
2019
  Doctor of Philosophy (Visual Art), Queensland University of Technology.
2014  BFA Honours (Visual Art) with First Class Honours, QUT.
2013  Bachelor of Fine Art (Visual Arts) with High Distinction, Griffith University.
2000  Master of Commerce, University of Queensland.
1998  Bachelor of Arts, University of New England, NSW.

AWARDS / ACCREDITATION / GRANTS / RESIDENCIES

2022  Moreton Bay Region Art Prize, Pine Rivers Art Gallery, winner.
2022 
Land Street Gallery residency, Brisbane (May-June).
2021 
Sunshine Coast Art Prize highly commended, Caloundra Regional Gallery.
2020 
AAANZ Research in Focus PhD Prize winner.
2020 
Queensland State Archives, 1-week residency.
2020
  Higher Education Academy (HEA) Associate Fellow.
2016  Stanthorpe Art Festival Art Prize, 2016, finalist.
2016 
Moreton Bay Art Awards, 2016, finalist, Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Brisbane.
2016
  APA Scholarship for Doctoral Research (Visual Art) scholarship award, QUT.
2015  Arts Queensland: Playing Queensland Fund (PQF) for Lamentation.
2014  Honours first class Fine Arts, QUT.
2014  Dean’s List award for Excellent Academic Performance, QUT.
2013  Godfrey River Medal winner (outstanding studio performance), Griffith University.
2013  Vice Chancellor award for Academic Excellence, Griffith University.
2012  James Street Precinct, Brisbane, 4-week residency.
2012  Vice Chancellor award for Academic Excellence, Griffith University.
2011  Metro Arts 2-day residency for Exist-ence Festival 3.
2011  Mentorship, Exchange & Fellowship Program, BRAG (M&G QLD).
2011  Golden Key International Honours Society.
2011  Vice Chancellor award for Academic Excellence, Griffith University.
2010  Vice Chancellor award for Academic Excellence, Griffith University.

 SELECTED EXHIBITED WORK                        

The KACA Projects:

2020  Sideways (After 43 Minutes), Side Gallery, Red Hill, Brisbane.
2020
  43 Minutes, Side Gallery, Red Hill, Brisbane.
2020  [Happening], Benny, The KACA Projects, Art Gallery of NSW.

Solo Exhibitions:

2022  Brave Girl: The Warrior. The Condensery: Somerset Regional Art Gallery (upcoming Sept 2022)
2021  Always Soft, Always Strong, Boxcopy ARI.
2019
  [Performance/Happening], Dr Brave Girl and the extraordinary Hooping Loop.
2018  #SoBrave: An exhibition of Brave Girls, Creative Industries Precinct, Brisbane
2018  Lamentation, Maitland Regional Art Gallery, NSW.
2017  Home of the Brave II, Frank Moran Memorial Hall Gallery, QUT, Brisbane, QLD.
2017  Lamentation, Redland Art Gallery, QLD, 5 February – 19 March 2017.
2016   Home of the Brave I, The Laundry Artspace, Brisbane.
2016   Lamentation, Pine Rivers Art Gallery, QLD.
2016   Lamentation, Hervey Bay Regional Art Gallery, QLD.
2016   Lamentation, Gympie Regional Gallery, QLD.
2015   Lamentation, Tableland Regional Art Gallery, QLD.
2015   Lamentation, Logan Art Gallery, QLD.
2015   Lamentation, Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery, QLD.
2015   Lamentation, Crows Nest Regional Art Gallery, QLD.
2014   Lamentation, The Hold Artspace, Brisbane, QLD.

Group Exhibitions:

2022  Finalist, Moreton Bay Region Art Prize, Pine Rivers Art Gallery
2022 
MindMe, Old Ambulance Station, Nabour.
2021 
Finalist Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra Regional Gallery.
2019
  The Annual, Boxcopy Art Gallery, Brisbane.
2018  Un/Comfortable, Woollangabba Power Station
2017  The Annual, Boxcopy ARI, Brisbane.
2016  Creative Industries QUT / Art and Design FJU Anniversary Exhibition, Japan.
2016  The Annual, Boxcopy ARI, Brisbane
2016  Finalist Stanthorpe Art Festival Art Prize.
2016 
Finalist Moreton Bay Art Awards, Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Brisbane.
2015  Alone Together, Boxcopy ARI, Brisbane
2014  Finalist Excerpts: Visual Arts Graduate Showcase, QUT.
2014  Everything All At Once, Queensland University of Technology, QLD
2013  Finalist Graduate Art Show (GAS), Griffith University Art Gallery
2013  Limen, Queensland College of Art.
2013  Exist-ence Festival 5, Project Gallery QCA, These Dolls Talk.
2012  one in five, Goodwill Bridge.
2012  Shop Pty Ltd, Propriety Limited Art Collective.
2012  The Proposal, Zammit Projects, Ryan Renshaw Gallery.
2012  Across the Threshold, Redcliffe City Art Gallery.
2011  Exist-ence Festival 3, Brisbane Powerhouse, Conversation 1.
2011  International Study Tour, Queensland College of Art.
2011  It’s Personal, Queensland College of Art.
2011  Repetition, Queensland College of Art.

ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATION

2022 The Feminine Bravery Construct: The Crisis of Neoliberal Feminine Bravery in the #MeToo Moment, Feminist Media Studies.
2022
(Un)Making Genius Fetish, Helsinki Photomedia Conference, Aalto University (upcoming April 2022).
2021 (Un)Making Genius Fetish, AAANZ Conference, Sydney (University of Sydney, Dec 2021).
2021
The Crisis of Neoliberal Feminine Bravery: The case of Rose McGowan, The Global Conference on Women and Gender: Gender, Politics and Everyday Life: Power, Resistance and Representation (Christopher Newport University, USA, March 2021).
2021
The Pandemic Is a Portal: Participatory Art as a Means to Explore Neoliberal Capitalism During COVID-19, BEST Conference (QUT, February 2021).
2021 The Pandemic Is a Portal: Participatory Art as a Means to Explore Neoliberal Capitalism During COVID-19, The Arts in Society conference: Voices from the Edge: Negotiating the local in the global (Perth, June 2021).
2020 Collaboration, Cultural Awareness and Covid: interdisciplinary foundational training under lockdown, ACUADS Conference: Crisis and Resilience: Art and Design looks ahead, National Arts School, Sydney.
2019
  #SoBrave: Embodying the Tropes of Neoliberal Feminine Bravery in Parodic Performance, AAANZ conference, Auckland University.
2019  #SoBrave: The Crisis of Neoliberal Feminine Bravery, PhD exegesis.
2017  Strategic Confession in the Contemporary Visual Art Practices of Women, Women in the Creative Arts conference, ANU Canberra.

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT (Industry Specific)

February 2018 – current: Sessional Tutor, Creative Industries, QUT, Brisbane.

July 2017 – July 2018: Sessional Tutor, Fine Arts, Queensland College of Arts, Brisbane.

June 2015 – current: Membership Officer, Public Galleries Queensland (PGQ) and Australian Museums and Galleries Association Queensland (AMaGAQ) at Museums and Galleries Queensland.

January 2016 – 2017: Queensland Representative for the Emerging Museum Professionals Network (EMP).

November 2015 – May 2017: Committee member on the organising committee for the 2017 Museums Australia Conference, Brisbane.

January 2015 – December 2016: Coordinator, FASST, Panoptic Press.

June 2015 – September 2016: Assistant Curator, Moreton Bay Regional Council for the exhibition A Conversation about Portraiture.

November 2011 – July 2014: Institute of Modern Art, Media and Communications Officer.

July 2010 – July 2013: Museum & Gallery Services Queensland, Membership Officer.

February 2012 – July 2012: Peer Assisted Student Service Leadership Program (PASS), Griffith University, Queensland College of Art.

April 2010 – June 2012: Royal Queensland Art Society, Office Manager and Gallery Assistant.