Media and CV

CURRICULUM VITAE            ART & MEDIA

2016 - 2021        Painting/photography/video art, Wimmera Victoria
2016 - 2020        Music /art therapy for people living with dementia, Regional Victoria
2016                   Collaboration with Writing Through Fences, Rose Turtle Ertler.
2016                   Art/Music coordinator, Dimboola Food Festival – RAV funded 
2015                   Group exhibition, “Imagining Ned”, Bendigo Art Gallery, Vic.
2014                   Artist: Aiming for Independence,Wimmera Uniting Care, Horsham, Vic.
2013                   “Wow Project, SFYS /HRCC funded, CALD Public Art, Horsham, Vic.
2013                   Solo Exhibition, "New and Past Works", Goat Gallery, Natimuk, Vic. 
2012                   Public Art, Future/Present - Art Is Nature”, RAV funded, Horsham, Vic.
2011                   Co-Producer/Artist “Extremely”, RAV funded, Natifrinj, Vic.
2011                   Solo Exhibition, “Beyond the Burka”, Arthur Gallery, Ballarat, Vic.
2011                   Owner Director, "Writing Time", Girls weekly writing club,Carlton, Vic.
2010                   Solo Artist, “In Habit” , Lab X Gallery, St Kilda, Vic. 
2007 - 2011        Owner Director, "Drawing Time", Weekly drawing clubs,Carlton, Vic.
2008                   Solo Exhibition “Mask”, C3 Abbotsford Convent, Vic.
2008                   Resident Artist/Video Producer, Sacred Fire / Boom Festival, Portugal
2005 - 2006        Owner Director, Drawing Time, Maze Studios, Brunswick, Vic.
2003                   Artist / Facilitator, DrawingTime , Carlton North Learning Centre, Vic.
2001- current      The True History of Ned Kelly and Burka Woman: ongoing art series.
2001                   Fight Slavery - City Lights Gallery - Hosier Lane, performance program.
2000                   Artist- social investigation: 1 year No money Just Art, Amsterdam, NL.
2000                   Arts Video documentation, Vrie Keyser TV, Zaal 100,  Amsterdam, NL.
1999                   Resident Artist / video, Centrum Pro Metamedia, Plasy, Czech Rep.
1998                   Video documentation / resident artist, C.I.P. VI: The Bridge, Vic.
1997                   Resident Artist, Fortunate Boat Studios, Abbotsford Convent, Vic.
1994 - 1995        Dear Marias Theatre Co, production assistant, St. Kilda, Vic.
1994 - 1996        Co-producer / director: “The Move”, Channel 31, Melbourne, Vic.
1993                    Arts/cultural research: 6 months: Turkey, Ireland, India and Thailand
1992                    Arts/cultural research: 1 yr Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Nepal, India
1988 - 1990         Arts/cultural research: 2 yrs: Ireland, UK, Spain, Greece, Turkey, NL


SKILLS / EXPERIENCE IN ART EDUCATION

Music: 

1973 – 81   AMEB classical piano training
1994 – 96   Afro-Cuban conga training
2012 – 14   Years Prep to 6 Music teacher, Natimuk PS.
2014 – 15   Simply Music Piano teacher training program, teaching private students
2016 - 20    Music therapy for aged care / people living with dementia, Regional Victoria 
2003 -        Self-taught ukulele, theremin. Experimental soundtracks for video art.

Fine Arts:

1983 – 85   I.C.E. Dip.Teaching: Curriculum area major: Drawing and Painting 
2003           Artist / Facilitator, Drawing Club , Carlton North Learning Centre, Vic
2005 – 06   Owner Director, Drawing Time, Maze Studios, Brunswick, Vic
2007 – 12   Owner Director, Drawing Time, Carlton North Learning Centre, Vic
2001 –        Ongoing visual art series: The True History of Ned Kelly and Burka Woman

Video / Performing Arts:

1994 – 96   Directing, videoing, editing, co-producing The Move, Channel 31, Melbourne
1994 – 95   Production assistant: Dear Marias Theatre co. Melbourne
1998           3 months video / resident artist, C.I.P. VI: The Bridge, Melbourne
1999           6 months video documentation / resident artist, Centre for Metamedia, Cz

2000           1 year documenting live jazz improvisation, Zaal 100, NL
2000           1 year video documentation, Vrie Keyser Television, Amsterdam, NL
2001           1 year weekly performance – Fight Slavery, Hosier Lane gallery,  Melbourne
2008           4 months video production / resident artist, Boom Festival, Portugal
2011           Co-producer/artist: “Extremely” intergenerational arts program, Natifrinj, Vic
2014           Video production / educator, Wimmera Uniting Care, Horsham, Vic

2016           Art/Music coordinator, Dimboola Food Festival – RAV funded, Vic
2017 – 19   Producing CDs of piano singalongs, WHCG, Horsham, Vic
 
Writing:

2011           Owner Director, "Writing Time", Girls weekly writing club, Carlton North        

                    Learning Centre, Vic             
2013           “Writing on the Walls”, CALD Public Art program, SFYS /HRCC,  Horsham, Vic


MEDIA LINKS:




SOME MEDIA IMAGES


Regional Arts Australia, "Belonging" 2014





Review by Robert Nelson "The Age": Mars Drum "In Habit", LabX gallery, St Kilda 2010





"Ban Sweatshops in Australia" - Melbourne city weekly performances, 2001
City Light Gallery, Hosier Lane 2002




Fortunate Boat Studios: "Saving Abbotsford Convent" - The Melbourne Times 1999




Construction in Process VI, The Bridge, Melbourne 1998

Bulletin Issue 67: Women's Art Register, Dec 2020 / "Taking Up Space", by Caroline Phillips
A visual essay of selected women artists' public art actions in Melbourne in the 1980s and 1990s.







 
"The Move", Channel 31 music arts culture series, 1994 - 96