Formal Education
2017 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology, TAFE Brisbane
2016  TAE Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Inspire Education
2012  Advanced Pattern Making MSIT, non-assessable 20 weeks, Chris Twine
2010  Garment Construction MSIT Carol Costa
2008 Certificate II in Millinery MSIT Robyn Smallhorn
2003 Certificate III in Business Administration Employment North
2000-2002 BA Art History - partial completion University of Queensland GPA 5.667
1999 Certificate III in Arts, Drawing Gateway Institute of TAFE
1997 Selected modules from Certificate II in Fashion Studies MSIT
1994-1996 BA Drama, Stage Management Queensland University of Technology GPA 5.55

Workshop Participation
2017 Fibres Ballarat An introduction to coloured anodised aluminium and titanium jewellery - 5 days, Tutor Meghan O'Rourke
2016 GrampiansTextures Wild Fibre for Felted Fashion - 2 days, Tutor Pam Hovel
2015 Koala Conventions Introduction to Tambour Beading - 2 days, Tutor Karen Torrisi
2015 ConTEXTart - Eco-dyeing - 2 days, Tutor: Anne Leon
2014 Fibrearts Australia Winter Felt School: 3D Marvels - 5 days, Tutor: Tatiana Sheverda
2013 Wendy Bailye Studio Class: Freedom Construction – 2 days, Tutor: Pam de Groot
2013 Fibres Ballarat Class: Sculptural felting; experiment and discovery – 5 days, Tutor: Marjolein Dallinga
2012 Wendy Bailye’s Studio Class: Beyond the Surface Fabric Manipulation  - 2 days, Tutor: Vilte Kazlauskaite
2012 Grampians Texture Class:  Designer Felted Jackets - 4 days, Tutor: Phylis Hoffman
2011 Geelong TAFTA Forum Class: A Personal Approach to Felt Making, Hand Stitching and Colour – Design Focus Programme - 5 days, Tutor: Helen O’Hare
2010 Bribie Arts Festival PMC jewellery - 2 days, Tutor: Melanie Dilday
2010 ATASDA Class: Framing the Fabric – 2 days, Tutor: Helen McRitchie
2008 Shibori and Indigo dyeing - 1 day, Tutor: Margaret Barnett
2007 ATASDA Class: Nuno Felt Wrap – 1 day, Tutor: Wendy Bailye
2006 McGregor Schools USQ Class: Paint, Create, Stitch – Free Hand Embroidery – 10 days, Tutor: Carol Wilkes
2006 ATASDA Class: Breaking the Constraints with Corsetry – 2 days, Tutor: Kirry Toose
2004 Textile Forum – ‘Brizvegas’ Class: Free Machine Embroidery – 5 days, Tutor: Carol Wilkes
2002 McGregor Schools USQ Class;  Freehand Machine Embroidery – 10 days, Tutor: Ken Smith
2002 Queensland Spinners, Weavers and Dyers Group Class: Felting for Beginners – 1 day Tutor: Phillipa Rooke

World of WearableArt
2017 Freyja American Express Open Section Finalist Retained for display.

2017 Cordycephila Weta Workshop Costume & Film Section : Theme Science Fiction Finalist Runner Up Retained for display.
2016 Trophy 'Bizarre Bra' Section Finalist Brancott Estate World of WearableArt. Retained for display.
2015 Return to Earth 4545, 'Weta Workshop Costume & Film' Section Finalist Brancott Estate World of WearableArt Awards, NZ. Retained for display.
2014 Fènghuáng 'Weta Workshop Costume & Film' Section Finalist Brancott Estate World of WearableArt Awards, NZ, Winner of International Award Australia/ South Pacific - purchased for World of WearableArts Museum Collection.
2014 Isolda 'Avant Garde' Section Finalist Brancott Estate World of WearableArt Awards, NZ
2013 Hakaturi ‘Air New Zealand South Pacific’ Section 2nd place Brancott Estate World of WearableArt Awards, NZ, Winner of International Award Australia/ South Pacific - purchased for World of WearableArts Museum Collection.
2012 Euphony Iridaceae ‘Creative Excellence’ Section Finalist Brancott Estate World of WearableArt Awards, NZ 
2011 Fimbria Figura ‘Creative Excellence’ Section Finalist Brancott Estate World of WearableArt Awards, NZ Retained for 12 months, displayed April 2012 at Intercontinental Hotel, Wellington NZ and during 2012 show season.
March 2012 BioLumina Featured in Air New Zealand tourism campaign including billboards and merchandise, and 1 of 100 World of WearableArt Collection garments performing at the 40th Hong Kong Arts Festival
2010 BioLumina International Runner Up Montana World of WearableArt Awards, NZ Purchased by Montana World of WearableArt Awards Trust for Collection Nelson, NZ, December 2010
2008 Beyond Chrysalis Finalist Montana World of Wearable Art Awards, NZ ‘Avant Garde’ Section Finalist

November 2016 Precious Fragment Capelet 1 day workshop for 'Wild Women' group
August 2016 Wearable Art presentation on behalf of Common Threads
August 2015 Wearable Art presentation on behalf of Common Threads
April 2014 Precious Fragment Wrap 2 day workshop Hervey Bay - Spinners and Weavers
June 2013 Felting and Dyeing 2 day workshop dyeing, Buderim Craft Cottage

2017 Anthozoa - Winner First Time Entrant, Wearable Art Mandurah (WAM)
2017 Kelp (moulded leather neckpiece) Wearable Expressions, juried wearable art exhibition, Palos Verdes Art Centre, California.
October 2016 Guest Judge at Scattered Arts 'Transformation' exhibition
March 2016 Guest Judge at Common Threads Wearable Art Showcase, Mandurah, WA
September 5 2015 Guest Judge at Calico on the Catwalk, Boonah
October 8-12 2014 Guest Artist at the Brisbane Craft & Quilt Fair, Expertise Events - Perth, Launceston, Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra,  Adelaide
Mirror ATASDA Exhibition Fragment The Palm House, Sydney Botanic Gardens
July 2012 Mirror Mirror Finalist in the 2012 Art U Wear The Fairest of Them All
18 June - 3 July 2011 Morphology II Exhibition with Carol Wilkes Gallery 159 
June 2011 Siren of the Sea Finalist and  People’s Choice Award in the 2011 Art U Wear Circus Berserkus competition, Expertise Events/ Bernina Australia
11th December 2009 Beyond Chrysalis Acquisitive Award, Fashion Fantasia, Tasmania
September 2009 ‘To wear or not to wear’ exhibition – featured artist Scattered Arts
August 15-30 2009 Morphology exhibition with Carol Wilkes Gallery 159
July 2009 Forest Floor, Displayed at Art to Wear, Perth Craft Show
2009 ATASDA Touring exhibition Exotica
2009 Art to Wear Sydney Quilt & Craft Show
August 2008 Fantasy Dreaming – TAFE staff & student exhibition, Gallery 159
August 2008 ATASDA Exhibition Out of the Blue The Palm House, Sydney Botanic Gardens
15th November 2007 Forest Floor, Fashion Fantasia, Tasmania ‘Gondwana’ Section Winner &‘First Time Entrant’ Award
14th September 2007 Catwalk Botanique - showcase of wearable art Mt Coot-Tha Gardens
2nd September 2007 Flutterby, Boonah Shire 2007 SPAR Arts Festival Calico on the Catwalk wearable art competition ‘Fantasy Category’ – 1st Prize
9-21 August 2007 ATASDA  Exhibition “From the Earth” The Palm House, Sydney Botanic Gardens


2017 TEXTILE Fibre Forum Magazine, Issue 128 - Front Cover
2017 Felt Magazine - artist profile
2015 U on Sunday feature article, by Cat Lindsay
2014 June Issue TEXTILE Fibre Forum Magazine Issue , No , 2014
2013 WearableArt 300 pages. Publisher: Craig Potton Publishing
2013 World of WearableArt 2012 coverage TEXTILE Fibre Forum Magazine Issue 1, No 109, 2013
2011 4-page Artist profile Embellish magazine 
2011 Off the Wall - The World of WearableArt  184 pages. Publisher: Craig Potton Publishing; 3rd Revised edition 
2010 ‘Judged as Outstanding in Fibre Design for Australia and New Zealand in 2010 by a panel of four judges brought together by Dragon Design and TAFTA (The Australian Forum for Textile Arts Ltd). The judges were Valerie Kirk, Annie Trevillian and Tony Dyer from Australia and Christine Keller from New Zealand."
2009 1000 Artisan Textiles by Sandra Salamony & Gina M. Brown, Quayside Publishing 4 pieces selected 
August 2009 2 page Artist Profile TEXTILE Fibre Forum Magazine Issue 3, No 95, 2009

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