2010 Certificate IV Training and Assessment. Kangan TAFE, Moreland.
2002-06 BA(Hons) Fine Art – Painting; Second class upper (2:1).
Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, Scotland.
1998-99 Bottega del Nudo, Florence, Italy.
One year course in drawing and painting under Florentine artists Silvestro Pistolesi and
Mario Pachioli, both protégé’s of the late Pietro Annigoni.
1997-98 Palazzo Spinelli, Institute of Art and Restoration, Florence, Italy.
Drawing and Painting; emphasis upon traditional Florentine techniques.
1997 L’Universita per Stranieri di Perugia, Perugia, Italy.
Three month intensive language course in Italian language and literature.
1994-96 Bachelor of Arts (Humanities) Italian Language and literature.
Monash University, Wellington Rd, Clayton, Victoria, Australia.
1993 Carey Baptist Grammar School, Melbourne, Australia.
Victorian Certificate of Education.
Awards, Residencies, Grants:
2010-11 Menangle Road Footpath and Mural art installation – TCA.
Major Public Art commission for the Transport Construction Authority in NSW. Engaged
for the creation of 14 footpath inlays and large mural work. June 2010 - March 2011.
2010 Laughing Waters - Artist in Residence. Nillumbik Shire Council artist in
residence programme, one month residency at Birrarung artist studio. April 20- May 20,
2009 Melbourne Boys – Stage Production. Project share production with CEL Productions.
29 July – 12 August 2009, Northcote Town Hall, Melbourne VIC.
2006 Andrew Grant Bequest. Edinburgh College of Art grant for postgraduate study.
2005-06 International Student Bursary. Edinburgh College of Art bursary towards part
payment of fees.
2004 Miss C M Syms Charitable Trust Grant. Edinburgh based trust supporting
international students based in Edinburgh.
2000 Dobell Prize for Drawing - Shortlisting. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney,
1999 Assistant artist to Tony Irving – Melbourne Australia.
Assistant artist on private mural commission: reproduction of Whistlers Peacock Room,
large scale mural painting done as a private commission.
1998 Sixth Prize for Painting - Concorso A.Berti. Florence, Italy.