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 Queensland Regional Art Awards, Textile Art Award, winner.
2022 Hornsby Art Prize, finalist.
2022 Moreton Bay Region Art Prize, winner, Pine Rivers Art Gallery.
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.
2022 Dr Brave Girl and the extraordinary Hooping Loop performance. The Condensery: Somerset Regional Art Gallery (upcoming October).
2022 Brave Girl: The Warrior. The Condensery: Somerset Regional Art Gallery.
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.
2022 Finalist, Queensland Regional Art Awards, Old Government House.
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 Being brave: mixed data collection methods in feminist research, AAANZ Conference, Melbourne (Monash University, Dec 2022).
2022 The Feminine Bravery Construct: The Crisis of Neoliberal Feminine Bravery in the #MeToo Moment, Feminist Media Studies.
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.