Education & Training Qualifications:
2016       Wearable Ceramics Masterclass with Peter Hoogeboom - RMIT, VIC.
2015        Introduction to Gemmology - Gemological Assoc of Australia, Hobart, TAS.
2011        Basic & Advanced Jewellery Techniques  - Adult Education, TAS.
2010        Bachelor of Fine Art - University of Tasmania (UTAS)                   
2006       Diploma of Art Craft & Design - TAFE Tasmania           

Exhibitions:
Selected Group:
2017        Inscription & Place - Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, Hobart, TAS.
2016        (un)Natural Ocean - Wild Island Gallery, Salamanca, Hobart, TAS.
2016        Edge 2 ~ Isthmus (as part of MONA’s MOFO festival) - Alonnah, Bruny Island, TAS.
2016/15  The Contemporary Jewellery Exchange - International.
2015        Serial Exchange (as part of Radiant Pavilion) - Loop, Melbourne, VIC.
2015        Vanishing Point - an arts/science collaboration - Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies, TAS.
2015        Edge - Peripheries of Practice - Forestvale Design Centre, Bruny Island, TAS.
2014/12/11        Images of Tasmania 14/15/17 - Long Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, TAS.
2013        Pushing the Boundaries, Contemporary Jewellery - Schoolhouse Gallery, Rosny, TAS.
2013        Artists from the Island Exhibition - Long Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, TAS.     
2013        Towards the Sun - The Schoolhouse Gallery, Rosny, TAS.
2013        apart - Lightbox Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, TAS.
2012        Repurpose - Entrepôt Fine Arts Gallery, UTAS, Hunter Street, Hobart, TAS.
2012/11/09        Artists from the Island - Adventure Bay, Bruny Island, TAS.

Solo:
2011        Slender Threads - Top Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart, TAS.
2011        Microcosm - Art at the Point, Dennes Point, Bruny Island, TAS.   
2009       Transient - Entrepôt Gallery, UTAS, Hunter Street, Hobart, TAS.   

Awards/Prizes:
2015        Finalist - Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize - Double Bay, NSW
2014        Finalist & Highly Commended - Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize - South Australian Museum, SA
2012        Finalist - aRtECYCLE Art Prize - Incinerator Gallery, Melbourne
2010        Dean’s Role of Excellence UTAS

Memberships:
2017 - current    Craft Victoria - Melbourne, VIC.
2017 - current    crafthaus - international.
2015 - current    GuildTrip - Vancouver, Canada.
2012 - current    Designed Objects Tasmania (DOT) - TAS.
2009 - current     TMAGgots (young friends of Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery)
2007 - current    Bruny Island Arts Association (BIAA) - TAS.

Selected publications:
Narrative Jewellery ~ Tales from the Toolbox, Mark Fenn - To be published late 2017.
Featured on TakePart - 2015: a digital news & lifestyle magazine and social action platform for the conscious consumer.
Ecouterre - 2015: a website devoted to the future of sustainable fashion design.   
The Apple, P16-20 - Winter 2011: Slender Threads.
Islet on-line Journal  - Summer 2010: Distilling the Dimensions.





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