Born

  • 1957 Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Study & Travel

  • 2016 PhD, Tasmanian College of the Arts (TCotA)
  • 2012 'Water: Image' paper presented at Plymouth University, Plymouth UK 
  • 2011 Masters of Fine Art, University of Tasmania
  • 2002 Masters of Fine Art and Design (Research), University of Tasmania
  • 1996 Bachelor of Education, University of Tasmania
  • 1995 Associate Diploma of Fine Arts (Printmaking), University of Tasmania
  • 1977 Diploma of Art Teacher Education, TSIT, Tasmania

Awards

  • 2016 Bay of Fires Art Prize, judged by Paul Ryan, Dr. Ellie Ray and Jon Cattapan, June 11-July 2: Selected Finalist 
  • 2016 West Point Art Award, judged by Julia Farrell, Dr. Jane Quon and Lindsay Broughton, Boardwalk Gallery, Wrest Point Casino, Hobart, 7-11 April: Winner of First Prize
  • 2016 Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing, judged by Julie Ewington, Adelaide Perry Gallery, PLC, Sydney, February 27 - March 25: Selected Finalist
  • 2014 Australian National University: Artist-in-Residency
  • 2013 Bay of Fires Art Prize: Selected Finalist
  • 2013 The Hutchins Art Prize: Selected Finalist
  • 2013 John Glover Art Prize: Selected Finalist
  • 2007 Shine, Poimena Art Award: Selected Finalist
  • 2005 Veneer, Poimena Art Award: Selected Finalist
  • 2003 Country Club Resort Royal Launceston Show Art Prize: Selected Finalist
  • 2003 The Sandstone Challenge: Winner of the People’s Choice Award
  • 2001 Konami and South Tweed Bowls Club Realist Landscape Award: Highly Commended
  • 1999 The Tasmanian Art Award (Eskleigh): Judges’ Special Mention
  • 1999 7NT NW Coast Tasmanian Art Award: Highly Commended
  • 1998 The Tasmanian Art Award (Eskleigh): Winner of First Prize
  • 1997 The Tasmanian Art Award (Eskleigh): 2x Judges’ Special Mention

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2016 Weather Rhythm, curated by Helene Weeding, Sawtooth ARI Gallery, Launceston, 5-27 February
  • 2014 Endless, curated by Helene Weeding, Sawtooth ARI Gallery, Launceston, 8 - 29 August
  • 2013 Capturing the Uncatchable, curated by Helene Weeding, Sawtooth Gallery, Launceston
  • 2012 Cloud Play, curated by Allanah Dopson and Helene Weeding, Handmark Gallery, Hobart
  • 2011 Beneath, curated by Helene Weeding, Sawtooth ARI Gallery, Launceston
  • 2010 The Memory of Water, curated by Helene Weeding and Alice Bradbury, Handmark Gallery, Evandale
  • 2005 Up and Down, curated by Helene Weeding as part of Tasmanian Living Artists’ Week, Poimena Art Gallery, Launceston Church Grammar School
  • 2004 Untitled, curated by Margie Sadler, Peppermint Bay Resort Convention Centre, Woodbridge
  • 2001 Barrier, curated by Helene Weeding, Poimena Gallery, Launceston Church Grammar School, Launceston

Group Exhibitions

  • 2016 The Landscape Reimagined, curated by Helene Wedding, Poimena Gallery, Launceston 6-27 May
  • 2012 Celebrating the North, curated by Alice Bradbury, Handmark Gallery, Evandale
  • 2001 Moving On, 2001 Graduate Show, curated by Penny Mason and J.J.Voss, Academy Gallery, School of Visual and Performing Arts, UTAS, Launceston

By Invitation

  • 2012 Launceston NOW, curated by Malcom Bywaters, NEW Gallery, University of Tasmania, Newnham Campus, Launceston
  • 2011 LOCO: Graduate Exhibition 2011, curated by Melanie Kershaw, Academy Gallery, School of Visual and Performing Arts, UTAS, Launceston
  • 2011 Ten Degrees of Separation, curated by Helene Weeding, Poimena Gallery, Launceston
  • 2011 Things We Denote To Keep, curated by Fernando do Compo, Sawtooth ARI Gallery, Launceston
  • 2009 Best Friends, curated by Professor Vincent McGrath and Debbie McGrath, Academy Gallery, School of Visual and Performing Arts, UTAS,Launceston
  • 2007 The Thimble, curated by Professor Vincent McGrath, Academy Gallery, School of Visual and Performing Arts, UTAS, Launceston
  • 2007 Island to Island, curated by Professor Vincent McGrath, Academy Gallery, School of Visual and Performing Arts, UTAS, Launceston, School of Arts; the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang; The University of Hawaii at Manoa (UH Manoa), Launceston
  • 2006 Fifty Trees of Launceston, curated by Professor Vincent McGrath and Debbie McGrath, Academy Gallery, School of Visual and Performing Arts, UTAS, and Design Centre, Launceston
  • 2004-5 Exhibitionists, curated by Kirsty Butler on behalf of Contemporary art Services of Tasmania Touring Exhibitions; Schoolhouse Gallery
  • 2004 The Poisoned Waters of Paradise, curated by Ralf Haertel, Arts Alive, Launceston
  • 2004 Fully Booked, curated by Katy Woodroffe, Poimena Art Gallery, Launceston Church Grammar School
  • 2003 The Passionate Pilgrim, curated by Katy Woodroffe, Poimena Art Gallery, Launceston Church Grammar School
  • 2003 Hats off to Piping Lane, curated by Professor Vincent McGrath, Academy Gallery, School of Visual and Performing Arts, UTAS, Launceston
  • 2003 Travelling the Roundabout, curated by Malcom Bywaters, Academy Gallery, School of Visual and Performing Arts, UTAS, Launceston
  • 2002 Hats off to Rain Lovers, curated by Professor Vincent McGrath, Academy Gallery, School of Visual and Performing Arts, UTAS, Launceston
  • 2002 Research, curated by Professor Vincent McGrath, Academy Gallery, School of Visual and Performing Arts, UTAS, Launceston
  • 2002 The Alumni Exhibition, curated by Ralf Haertel, Academy Gallery, School of Visual and Performing Arts, UTAS, Launceston
  • 2001 Different Points of View, curated by Hilary Kerr, North Sydney Fine Art Gallery, North Sydney
  • 2000 Icons of Tasmania, curated by Judi Asimus, The Stables Gallery, Cleveland
  • 2000 Winter Exhibition, curated by Nikki Smith, Country Club Casino Gallery, Launceston
  • 2000 Fragments from the Forest to the Sea, curated by Hilary Kerr, North Sydney Fine Art Gallery, North Sydney
  • 1999 The Definitive Horse Show, curated by Hilary Kerr, North Sydney Fine Art Gallery, North Sydney
  • 1999 Seeing and Remembering, curated by Robert Ikin, Poimena Gallery, Launceston Church Grammar School, Launceston
  • 1999 All on a Summer’s Day, curated by Hilary Kerr, North Sydney Fine Art Gallery, North Sydney
  • 1998 Rediscovery: Connecting Journeys, curated by Nikki Smith, Nisart Gallery, Launceston
  • 1997 The Tasmanian Connection, curated by Nancy Calder, Childers Regional Art Gallery, Childers
  • 1996 Its about a time and a place, curated by Gwen Parsons, Gallery Two, Launceston

Publications

  • 2009 Weeding, Helene (ed), A Collected View, Launceston: Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, 2009.
  • 2005 Weeding, Helene (ed), French Masters (Catalogue and Education Kit), Launceston: Foot and Playstead, 2005


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