Curriculum Vitae


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.
                  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.