Born Melbourne, Australia. 1970


1997          Victoria University Graduate Diploma multi- media (1st yr)
1996          Victoria College of Arts BA of  Fine Arts, Sculpture.
1993          FootscrayTAFE.Advanced Certifi cate of Art and Design.


2012         Mount Alexander Shire Council cultural grant.
2011         Professional Development grant Regional Arts Victoria, Inhabit arts residency grant.
2010         Cold Iight series (9 panel work) selected for Latrobe Univesity Museum of Art collection.
2009         Inhabit artists grant
2008         Seedpod sponsorship
2007         Castlemaine State festival arts sponsorship funding
2006         Presentation grant Arts Victoria.
  Writing &  curatorial  grant for Allans Walk artistic directorate. 
2005        Mt Alexander Shire Hospital artistic residency grant. Short listed for Ulrick Portrait prize.
2004        RAV and Arts Victoria funding for professional development at CAMAC  France. 
2003        Velvet Light series - Arts Victoria and Mt Alexander Shire Council grants. 
2002        Darebin Contemporary Art award, acquired by Darebin Council.
2000        Shortlisted for 31st Alice art prize.  Winner Linden postcard prize.
1998        Besen Foundation Grant for exhibition Respond Red or Blue. 


2011        Wilson, Kent, You must remember this exhibition essay. 
2010        Hedigan, Anna, Cold Light exhibition essay. 
2008        Gregg Simon (the space in between) book project Artlink Vol28 no1
2007        Rann, Kirsten, ‘Mise en Abime, catalogue Dianne Tanzer Gallery.
 Turnbull Meredith exhibition catalogue, VCA, Melbourne.
2006        Gilbee Tara, Monkey Chased the weasel, free press, license ccby2.5
2005        Gilbee Tara, 'Geoff Robinson and Jennie Lang' un magazine #6, pg 44.
                 Gilbee Tara, 'undue noise - Remembrance of things past' Real Time August edition.
2004        GilbeeTara, ‘Understanding each other’ Anna Finlayson, un magazine #3, pg 60
                 Marwood Tamara, ‘Whats happening in Regional Victoria’, un magazine #2, pg 53
 Soboslay ZsuZsi, ‘Breathtaking work’, Spinach 7 #5, pg55.
 Crawford Ashley, Faces, Agenda, The Age, August


·       Inhabit International residency: Abbaye de Noirlac, France (facilitated by Punctum Inc and partnerships) 2011
·       Panel member for Arts Victoria funding (Innovation and Sector partnerships).
·       24hr art residency program NT 2007.
·       Allans Walk artistic directorate 2005-06.
·       Raw Space new media residency QLD 2005.
·       Residency at CAMAC, France 2004.
·       Created the artists working group in 2000. 
·       Artist residency-The Royal Melbourne Hospital, 1997-98.  Co curated with Lauren Berkowitz, Respond  Red or Blue for The Melbourne International Festival, with a  range of artists including Nicola Loder, Pat Brassington, Jane Burton, Kate Ellis and Darren Sylvester.


2011        You must remember this,Stockroom, Kyneton, Victoria.
2010        Cold light series, Latrobe Visual Arts Centre, View St, Bendigo.
2007        Mise en Abime, Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Fitzroy Melbourne. 
2004        Velvet Light series III, 24/7 Flinders St Melbourne.
                 Velvet light series II, Linden Gallery, St Kilda, Melbourne.
                 Velvet light series I, Allans Walk, Bendigo.
2002        A Continental Love Affair Seventh Gallery, Fitzroy, Melbourne
2000        Figures In/Verse  SPAN Galleries, Flinders Lane, Melbourne.
                 Radiolucent Centre for Contemporary Photography, Fitzroy, Melbourne.
                Transfigurative Illumination ’ First Site Gallery,RMIT,Melb.
1999       The Omnipotent Eye Platform 2,Melbourne.
1998       From Life  Linden Gallery, St Kilda,Melbourne.


2013       *The Elaboratory and the elixir of life, Tutes Cottage, Castlemaine State Festival, VIC
2012       C3 Group exhibition Archives C3 Contemporary Art Space, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne, VIC
                Rick Amor Drawing Prize, Ballarat Art Gallery, Ballarat VIC
                Josephine Ulrick Photographic Award, Gold Coast City Gallery, QLD.
                Recent Collections, LUMA (La Trobe University Museum of Art), Bundoora Melbourne.
2011      You are here,Stockroom, Kyneton, Victoria.
               You must remember this,Stockroom, Kyneton, Victoria.
2010      Cold Light Series, Latrobe Visual Arts Centre, View St, Bendigo, VIC
               The Enlightenment project, Kyneton Museum, Central Victoria, VIC
               I’m dreaming of a french meadow, Inhabit: Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne, VIC
2009      The black show C3 Contemporary Art Space, Abbottsford Convent, Melbourne, VIC
              *book project Wagga Wagga Gallery, NSW
               Deluge Latrobe Visual Arts Centre, 121 View St, Bendigo VIC
               Deluge ICU, Punctum Live Arts space, Castlemaine, VIC
               Big Smoke Blindside Gallery, Melbourne.
              *book project Townsville, QLD, Latrobe Gallery, Morwell & Bendigo Art Gallery, VIC
               Guise with Robert de Saint Phalle (NYC ) online and the cube, Castlemaine, VIC
2007     * book project Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Victoria College of the Arts, Melb.
              *Castlemaine State Festival: 2 collaborative projects, Central Vic. 
              Chinese whispers with Andrew Goodman  and Poise with Gabrielle Brauer
              *3x3=6 degrees of separation'co-curated with Hayley West @ Allans Walk Bendigo and DVAA, NT.
              Local -Donna Bailey, Carol Wilson and Tara Gilbee at Alluvial Gallery View St, Bendigo.
2006     free press- book - curated by Sal Randolph Röda Sten contemporary art center in Göteborg, Sweden.
              ten days ten artists - online project curated project by Louise Rollman.. 
2006     Inner Landscapes Perth Centre for Photography, WA.
              * Crossing the commonwealth@ Next Wave with Punctum, Melbourne, VIC
              Lexicon curated by Martina Copley City Library, Melbourne.
2005     Flesh vs Machine,  Technikunst Festival, Melbourne, VIC
              Influence  CAMAC Marnay sur Siene, France.
              Win Shubert and Josephine Ulrick Portrait prize, finalist Gold Coast Gallery, QLD.
2004     Focus #1 3015  ,’ 3015  Centre de Contemporaine, Paris, France.
              mMa – Clubs, Gertrude St, Fitzroy Melbourne.
             Faces Curated by Kirsten Rann, Ord Minnett Corporate Space, Melbourne.
             Compendium curated by Martina Copley, Deakin University, Melbourne VIC
2003    Westspace a4 show, Westspace, Melbourne.
             CCAS Contemporary art prize finnalist, Canberra Contemporary Art Space. ACT.
             Josephine Ulrick Portrait Prize, ,Tweed Gallery,NSW.
             *Space Capsule  Bus Galleries, Melbourne, 
            Julie Millowick Photographic Prize, Castlemaine, VIC.
            Urban Spaces  curated by Kirsten Rann,Ord MinnettCorporate Space,Melb.
            Compendium curated by Martina Copley,Platform, Melbourne.
            Darebin Contemporary Art Prize, Bundoora Homestead,Melb.
           * old school /new form,  Seventh Gallery,Fitzroy, Melbourne.
            Momentary Investigations curated by Marisia Lukaszewski, Maroondah Art Gallery.
            A Melbourne Summer,  Urban Art Posters, Cnr.Victoria,Melbourne.
            Linden Postcard Show, Linden Gallery,St Kilda, Melbourne.
2001   Nikon prize,  Centre Contemporary Photography, Fitzroy,Melbourne. 
            31st Alice art prize’ Aurulean Cultural Centre,Alice Springs.
            Xpunk  [Nat&Ali,Starlie Gecki,Michelle Usher & myself ] Citylights, Melbourne.
            Immersed [the contemporary body object] curated by Natasha Bullock, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne.
            *In the Minds Eye  Next Wave Festival, Linden Gallery, St Kilda, Melbourne.
            Blink  – Australia Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne.
1999   Latrobe Darebin Art Prize Bundoora Homestead, Melb.
1998   *Respond Red or Blue,  Melbourne International Arts Festival,Royal Melbourne Hospital.
            Construction in process IV  Bridge Project, Melbourne.

* all asterix exhibitions are those that I have curated.