2012...Took a huge leap of faith and closed my website and decided to redirect my creative energy into becoming a high school Art teacher.
2011...Began working with a wholesale representative .My Art cards were featured in Shop til You Drop Magazine
2010...Painting featured in April Home Beautiful (
weekend workshop Creative Discoveries. Australia
2009...Mixed media collage article published in Jan/Feb issue & March/April in Cloth Paper Scissors (
magazine). Asked to teach journaling workshop in USA at Artistic Journey Retreat. .Taught
journaling workshop throughout the year.Facilitated Fraser Island Art Retreat. Sydney
Queensland.Mixed media collage article published in Cloth Paper Scissors (
magazine).Gallery representation, Bay Art Gallery.Completed studies with
international foundation to become a Creativity Coach. Launched a
range of greeting cards featuring my drawings and designs. USA
2007...Jewellery article published in Belle Amoire Jewellery (USA magazine).Mixed media image used to promote local artshow, Downlands College.Creativity article published in local newspaper.More local collaborative exhibitions. Started teaching creative journal classes. My illustrations published in perceptive astrology book 'Your Recipe for Empowerment' written by Ashtara.
2006...Exhibited with collaborative artists group Crea8, Toowoomba.Facilitated personal development workshops with 'aha!'.Feature article in 'Revive' magazine about 'aha!'.Taught art units at local schools/preschool, Highfields, Toowoomba.Short stint in Visual Merchandising for department store, Myer painting murals.My artwork featured on front page of spiritual magazine.Became a committee member of Crows Nest Regional Arts Development Funding.
2005...Exhibited my second solo show, Myart Gallery and began collaborating with other artists, also exhibiting in 17 different shows, spanning from one end of
to the other. Began
teaching workshops, Toowoomba.Started studying Perceptive Astrology. Guest
speaker at Toowoomba Regional Gallery 'Surviving as a Professional Artist'. Australia
2004...Successful received RADF arts grant, Crows Nest.Showed my first solo exhibition, Crows Nest Regional Gallery .Awarded 1st & highly commended for acrylic painting, Myart Gallery. Highly commended for mixed media artwork, Myart Gallery. Exhibited in 12 art shows.Taught children's art classes at Highfields State School.Worked as artist assistant in summer workshops at Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery.Attended business seminar for Australian artists. Gallery representation at Myart Gallery,
. Toowoomba, Queensland
2003...Exhibited paintings in seven local art shows, Toowoomba. Awarded 1st in designing a book mark for local library. Guest speaker to Year 12 art students 'Extending Concepts & Pushing Ideas'. St Saviours College, Toowoomba.
2002... Received award for ceramic sculpture.Started painting. Guest speaker to Year 11 students 'Diversity of Mediums'. St Saviours College, Toowoomba.
1997...Began our family.
1996... Visual Merchandising for major department store, Myer, Toowoomba.
1993...Studied interior design.
1990...Started my own hand made jewellery business.
1989...Graduated Diploma of Visual Arts.USQ,
. Toowoomba, Queensland
1985...Topped the state in Textiles, Higher School Certificate.yr 12.
. Rochester, Victoria