Biography

image21

STUDY: 

2002 - 2003

Australian National University; School of Art, Canberra, Australia
Honours Degree, Bachelor of Art (Visual, Textiles)
1989 - 1996

ENSAID School for Fashion and Sewing Techniques, The Netherlands (NL)
Dressmaking and Pattern drafting course 1, 2 & 3
1987 - 1991

University of Educational Training, Utrecht (NL)
Bachelor of Education. Subjects: Textiles and Sculpture
1985 - 1986

‘Pantomime Theatre Rob v. Reijn’, Amsterdam (NL)
Student and Performer
1980 - 1985

Academy of Dance, Arnhem (NL)
Part-time and Full-time training


WORK:

2011-2018

Samford Vally Steiner School, Samford QLD 

Teacher Aide and Handwork Teacher 

2009-2010

Orana Steiner School, ACT

Handwork Teacher

2007-2009

'Bead Street', bead shop, ACT 

Sales Person and Teacher

2006-2010

'Kids Craftworks', ACT 

Teaching children craft activities at festivals

2000-2004

The National Gallery of Australia, ACT

Mounter and Framer  

1993-1996

'De Werf', Social Enterprise, The Netherlands

Mentor and Support Worker in the Textile department


SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2006

Avant Card 3D Exhibition, Sydney Opera House foyer, Sydney NSW
2004

‘Give and Take’, the Belconnen Gallery, ACT
                 ‘Fragments’, gift shop ‘The Hive’, ACT


GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2014

 ‘Animating Spaces, Samford now’, Samford Village, QLD
2009

‘Unravel’, Craft ACT Accredited Professional Members exhibition, ACT
          FyberMotion, ‘Restless Habitat’, ANCA Gallery, ACT
2007

‘Poly Rotunda Albi’, in the Crucible at Craft ACT
          Intimates, ANCA members show, at ANCA Gallery, ACT
2006

FyberMotion, ‘Pergola’, at Designcraft, ACT
          FyberMotion, ‘Pergola’, at the Belconnen Gallery, ACT
          ‘Winter Threads’, Birdhouse, Braidwood NSW
          ‘65 Roses’, ANU School of Art foyer Gallery, ACT
          ‘Two Materials’, Craft ACT Accredited Professional Members exhibition, ACT
2005

‘FyberMotion’, a collaborative project. CCAS, ACT
           ‘Where is my Home?’ ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery, ACT

            ‘Dwellings’, Mawson Gallery, ACT
2004

Finalist ‘2004 Contemporary Art Award’, CCAS, ACT
           Finalist ‘Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize 2004’, Woollahra Municipal council, Double Bay NSW
‘Echo my past…threading my future’, Strathnairn Gallery, ACT
           ‘Resolution: from digital to Cloth’, ANU School of Art foyer Gallery, ACT
           ‘Lining Material’, Bread Box Gallery, Perth WA
2003

ANU School of Art Graduating Students Exhibition, ACT  
           ANU School of Art Textiles Exhibition, Spiral Gallery, Bega NSW
           Miniature Textiles National, Beechworth VIC


AWARDS:
2003

EASS Belconnen Community Centre Exhibition Award
          EASS ‘The Hive’ Exhibition Award

GRANTS:
2007

Arts ACT grant for a collaborative project in  FyberMotion
2005

Arts ACT grant for a collaborative project for FyberMotion

image22
image23