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
Permission to Grieve (community project) Integrate Arts Society, 2021
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

Education:
Continuing studies- courses and workshops- Vancouver Island School of Art 2016-2022
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

Theopoetics:
Select Sermons and Reflections:
Guest Speaker, reflections and sermons, Fairfield United Church, 2021, 2022
Making Art After War, Resilient Creatives Podcast, September 2021
A New World, The Abbey Church, Victoria BC, October 29, 2019
Beloved Remembrance  The Abbey Church, Victoria BC, Canada, November 11, 2018
The Resistance of Love, The Abbey Church, Victoria BC, Canada, February 26, 2018 
Art and the Nature of Wisdom, St Philip Anglican Church, BC, Canada, March 12, 2017 (adapted as article for Australian Broadcasting Commission, Religion and Ethics, 2019)
Advancing the Small, Vancouver Island School of Art, March, 2016
Workshops:
The Art of Paying Attention, A Rocha, Canada and Wild Church, BC Canada, Sept 2020
Art and Empathy
, ‘We Together’ Anglican Diocesan Conference, Nanaimo, BC.  October 28, 2019

Community Involvement:
Volunteer Gallery attendant, Victoria Arts Council 2021-
Volunteer Gallery attendant, Empty Gallery 2019-2021
Fairfield United Church: speaking, worship beautification,
small group facilitation, 2021, 2022
Abbey Church:  Vision Team, Artist in Residence, Arts advocate,
speaking, sound, children,  2017-2021
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