CV

Exhibitions:
Solo Shows
The Persistence of Love in a Time of Disaster,  XChanges Gallery, Victoria BC, January 8-24, 2021
The Other Side of War, The Fifty Fifty Gallery, March 10 -April 9, 2017.

Group Shows
Postcards from the Pandemic, Fifty Fifty Arts Collective, July 23- August 14, 2020
Interworld, Arc.hive ARC, May 3-12, 2019
History as Personal Memory, The Slide Room Gallery, February 16-March 12, 2018, with Ira Hoffecker and Ulricke Walker.
Voices of Canadian Women, International Women’s Day Exhibition, March 2017
Snapshot, Arc.hive Artist Run Centre, January 2017

Artist In Residence:  AbbeyChurch, Victoria, BC, November 2020-May 2021

Education:
Continuing studies- workshops and courses- Vancouver Island School of Art 2016-2021
Artist Mentorship Program, Arc.hive ARC, September 2018- April 2019
Painting workshops, John Luna ,
Vancouver Island School of Art,  2015, 2016, 2017
Advanced Drawing 2, Wendy Welch,
Vancouver Island School of Art, 2015
Advanced Drawing 1, Wendy Welch, Vancouver Island School of Art, 2014
Mentorship Program, trauma informed recovery and vocation program, Bridges for Women, 2013
Associate Diploma of Fine Art, Northern Sydney Institute – Meadowbank, Sydney, Australia, 1988-1989  (Drawing minor, National Art School, Sydney Australia, 1989)

Curator:
The Stairwell Gallery at St Philip Anglican Church 2012-2018
Special curatorial projects:
This Tender Earth:  Heather Barr, Jane Coombe, Anna Curtin, Joanne Hewko, Kate Scoones, Trish Shwart, Esther Parker, 2018
Iconic Blue:  Jane Coombe, 2018
All Things New: BOXCARSIX Artist Collective, 2017
Transmogrify: Mary Babineau, Patrica Graham, Fern Long,  2016/2017
Beauty for Ashes: Clare Thomas, Shirley Grosser, Ulricke Walker. 2016

Speaking:
Making Art After War, Resilient Creatives Podcast, September 2021
The Art of Paying Attention, A Rocha, Canada and Wild Church, BC Canada, Sept 2020
A New World, The Abbey Church, Victoria BC, 29th October 2019
Art and Empathy, We Together Anglican Diocesan Conference, Nanaimo, BC. 28th October 2019
Beloved Remembrance  The Abbey Church, Victoria BC, Canada, 11th November, 2018
The Resistance of Love, The Abbey Church, Victoria BC, Canada, February 26th, 2018
Art and the Nature of Wisdom, St Philip Anglican Church,Oak Bay,
BC, Canada, 12th of March 2017 (adapted as article for Australian Broadcasting Commission, Religion and Ethics, 2019)
Advancing the Small, Vancouver Island School of Art, March, 2016

Community Involvement:
Fairfield United Church: speaking, worship beautification, June 2021-present
Abbey Church: Arts advocate, speaking, sound, children, vision team member 2018-2021
Mustard Seed Food Bank Friday Night Cafe food prep 2018-2020
Reach! Diverse-City multi-cultural choir, 2019
Jubilee Refugee Sponsorship Group, 2019
St Philip Anglican Church, Curator for Stairwell Gallery 2012-2018.

Awards:
Runner-up, Robert Le Gaye Brereton Prize for Drawing , Sydney Australia 1989
Winner, Noel Chettle Memorial Art Prize for Drawing, Sydney Australia, 1988