C.V./Resume


EDUCATION                                       

2010 – 2011 Master of Fine Art, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

1992 – 1996 Bachelor of Business (Marketing) (deferred), RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

1985 – 1988 Bachelor of Education (Arts/Crafts), M.C.A.E. (Melbourne University), Australia

EXHIBITIONS (mostly Melbourne and Victoria, Australia)

2020/21 Solo,Lockdown 2020/21 Project’, Front Window @Gallery 139, Southfields, London, UK.

2019 Group, ‘Hidden Faces: Victorian Salon des Refusés’, Pan Pacific Hotel, South Wharf.

2019 Solo, ‘It Started in January…’, Kinross Arts Centre, Toorak.

2019 Group, ‘Autumn Art Fair’, Tussock Gallery, Point Lonsdale, Victoria.

2018 Group, ‘The Quieter You Are the More You Can Hear’, AC Art Space, Windsor.

2018 Group, ‘The Quieter You Are the More You Can Hear’, AC Art Space, Windsor.

2018 Group, ‘Hidden Faces: Victorian Salon des Refusés’, Pan Pacific Hotel, South Wharf.

2017 Dual, ‘The Earth Speaks’, AC Art Space, Windsor.

2016 Solo, ‘Paeony Passion’, Michelle Kindness Design, Armadale.

2016 Solo, ‘In Memory of Paeonies’, AC Art Space, Windsor.

2016 Dual, ‘Layers of Un/consciousness’, Red Gallery, Nth. Fitzroy.

2016 Group, ‘Chalk and Cheese’, AC Art Space, Windsor.

2015 Solo, ‘Inter-connection’, Red Gallery, Nth. Fitzroy.

2015 Solo, ‘Selected Works’, Madeleine Centre, Genazzano FCJ College, Kew.

2014 Group, ‘Come Walk with the Stars’, D11 Docklands.

2014 Solo, 'Resonance', Art Space at St. Francis, CBD, Melbourne.

2014 Solo, Business in China: A Cultural Exchange', Red Gallery, Nth. Fitzroy.

2013 Group, ‘Bah Humbug’, D11, Docklands.

2013 Group, ‘Supporters’ Show’, D11 Docklands.

2013 Solo, ‘Emotional Discourse’, Red Gallery, Nth. Fitzroy.

2013 Group, ‘Identity & Collective Memory’, Off the Kerb, Collingwood. Curated by me.

2012 Group, ‘In-hibited’, Black Anther Gallery, Woodend, Victoria.

2012 Group, ‘Transgression’, Off the Kerb, Collingwood.

2012 Dual, ‘Evoke’, Stephen McLaughlan Gallery, Nicholas Building, CBD Melbourne.

2012 Group Exhibition with RMIT, Affordable Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Buildings.

2012 Group, ‘It’s Not You, It’s Me’, Eckersley’s Open Space, CBD, Melbourne. Curated by Michael Carolan.

2011 Group, ‘Master of Fine Art Graduate Exhibition 2011’, The Gossard Space, RMIT, Melbourne. Curated by Laresa Kosloff & Michael Graeves.

2010 Group, ‘New, Used & Abused’, The Loft Gallery, Abbotsford. Curated by Michael Carolan & Beka Hannah.

2004 Dual, ‘Peonies & Poetic Visions’, Tin Shed Arts Gallery, Malmsbury, Victoria.

2002 Group, ‘Local Artists of Kensington’, The Hardiman’s, Kensington. 

2002 Group, ‘The Cross’, Mt. Macedon Tea Rooms, Mt. Macedon, Victoria.

2001 Solo, ‘Peonies of Romswood’, T’Gallant Winery, Red Hill, Victoria.

2001 Solo, ‘The Meeting Place’, Hardiman’s Café/Bar, Kensington **. Oil on plaster ceiling in main café.

Annual Solo Exhibitions, ‘Romswood Paeonies I - VII’, Romswood, Macedon Ranges, Victoria*.

1999 - 2005 Annual Solo Exhibitions, ‘Romswood Paeonies I - VII’, Romswood, Macedon Ranges, Victoria*.

*’Romswood Paeonies’: Series I – VII were created as result of being an artist-in-residence to Romswood Paeony Farm in Kerrie, Macedon Ranges, Victoria, over the years 1999 to 2005. Requirements were to exhibit each year in November and December exploring the imagery of the paeonies (flowers) & the property on which they grew.

*’The Meeting Place ‘- Ceiling of Hardiman’s Bar and Café: Oil on plaster ceiling in main café on ground floor, “The Meeting Place” – painted scenes & characters from community life in Kensington, Melbourne, featuring the Hardiman’s in the centre.

COMMISSIONS AND COMPETITIONS

2021 Entry into Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. Acceptance pending.

2018 & 2019 Entry into Portia Geach Award, ‘In Demand’ & ‘All Too Much’, watercolour on raw canvas, 87cm x 66cm, 72cm x 58cm (respectively).

2015, 2018 & 2020 Entries into Archibald National Portrait Prize, Sydney. ‘The Song Doctor’, ‘Contemplating Nicholas Bell’ & ‘Heart’ (Chief Police Commissioner of Victoria) watercolour on raw canvas, 86cm x 66cm (2015, 2018) & 125cm x 84cm (2020).

2019 Commission, ‘Genazzano College 130th Anniversary Ball’, watercolour on raw canvas, 72cm x 82cm, Kew, Melbourne.

2019 Commission, ‘Janet and Howard’, watercolour on raw canvas, 64cm x 82cm, Fairfield, Melbourne.

2017 - 18 Garden wall mural, ‘Rosebud Foreshore – Megan’s Memories’, acrylic on board, 2m x 5m, Strathmore, Melbourne. (Also entered in Sulman Prize).

2017 Commission, ‘Buckeye Belle’, oil on canvas, 62cm x 78cm, Bullengarook, Victoria.

2017 Commission, ‘Clare’, oil on canvas, 1.35m x 1.7m, Richmond, Melbourne.

2016 Commission, ‘Williamstown Cricketers’, watercolour on raw canvas, 60cm x 85cm, Williamstown, Melbourne.

2011 Commission, ‘Oscar Wilde’, Mixed media on raw canvas, 2m x 2m, Oscar’s Table Restaurant, Docklands, Melbourne.

1999 – 2020 Commission work for private clients, in oils, watercolour, gouache, ink, pastels, charcoal, graphite and coloured pencil. Australia & O/S.

TEACHING POSITIONS 

2020 - 21 Private art classes. London, UK.

2019 (Terms 1 – 3). Part-time. Replacement - Art, Cycle 3 (Grades 4-6) Melbourne Montessori School, Caulfield South, Melbourne, Australia.

2014 – 2016 (3 Years). Part-time. Genazzano FCJ College, Kew, Melbourne, Australia. General Art Years 5 – 10. Visual Merchandising, Textile Design, Interior Design, Photography, Year 9 Program. Visual Communications Year 10, Visual Communication & Design (VCD) Units 1 & 2, Year 11. Transition Program for VCD Unit 1, Year 10 into 11, Unit 3, Year 11 into 12. Extra-curricular classes in Fashion Design, Years 7 & 8.

2013 (Term 3). Full-time. Replacement - Art, Genazzano FCJ College, Kew, Melbourne, Australia. Studio Arts Unit 3, Year 11. Visual Communications Year 10, General Art Years 6 – 10.

2012 (Term 2). 0.8. Replacement - Art, Genazzano FCJ College, Kew, Melbourne, Australia. Art Production Unit 3, Year 12. General Art Years 4 – 10.

2012 – 2013 (Term 3 & 4, 2012, term 1 & 2, 2013). Casual Relief Teacher, Genazzano FCJ College, Kew, Melbourne, Australia.

2008 – 2020 Private adult art classes, run in home studio, Surrey Hills, Melbourne, Australia.

2003 – 2007 Art. Gisborne Montessori School, New Gisborne, Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia. Preschool & primary school which teaches children in the Montessori Method, Cycles 1, 2 & 3, ages 3 - 12.

2002 – 2007 After-school art program. Mt. Macedon Primary School, Mt. Macedon, Victoria, Australia. Privately run classes for primary-aged children of the school & surrounding area.

2003 – 2008 Private adult art classes, home studio, Mt. Macedon. Local studio, Woodend, Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia.

1993 – 1995 Textiles Teacher & Department Co-ordinator. Ave Maria College, North Essendon, Melbourne, Australia. Year 7 - 12. Responsibilities: Textiles & Design Years 7 - 10, Year 7 Homeroom, Year 7 Religious Education, Textiles Co-ordinator role, VCE Product Design & Development, Units 1, 2, 3 & 4, Years 11 & 12, VCE Accounting, Unit 3 & 4, Year 12.

1990 – 1993 Art Teacher. Therry Regional College (now Penola College), Broadmeadows, Melbourne, Australia. General Art Years 7 - 10. English Teacher: Year 8.

BOOK COVER DESIGNER AND ILLUSTRATOR 

2018 (ongoing) Illustrations for children’s book series ‘Paddy & Mic’, fictional stories of two tiny brothers for children (0 – 5 years). Currently developing characters & scenes.

2013 - 2019 Three artworks for the front cover of ‘The Stone Keepers’ trilogy, a fictional story for children (10 – 14 years), by the author, Karlana Kasarik.

2008 - 2013 Illustrations ‘Garden Heroes’, children’s book by Teedo Beggs (on hold).

PRODUCT DESIGNER

2020 - 21 Currently working on undisclosed product.

2010 – 2014 Client: Goolie Goolie Pty Ltd. A plush toy range based on baby Australian animals in contemporary, non-gender specific colours & patterns with baby’s dummy permanently attached. An innovative product.

FILM ARTWORK

2017 'The Lotus'. Written and produced by Bernadette Walsh. Storyboard created for sand artwork by Kseniya Simonova.

2021 'Navigating a Pandemic'. Short animation film. Concept, Story and Script by Bernadette Walsh. Currently in development.

TEACHING CONSULTANT/PROGRAM CO-ORDINATOR ROLE                                                                                                  2008 – 2010. ‘Clay for Kids’ Co-ordinator for The Duldig Studio, Burke Road, East Malvern, Melbourne. ’Clay for Kids’ enrichment sculpture program for upper primary school students, local municipality of Stonnington. Funding application to local council, development, expansion & running of program, writing Education Kit, conducting a professional development sessions, communication between all parties involved, local media coverage, annual ‘Clay for Kids’ sculpture exhibition & the final analysis/evaluation to Stonnington Council.

DIRECTOR, DESIGNER & MANAGER, DOM DOM CHILDREN’S & ORIGIN MATERNITY WEAR                                           

1997 – 1999 Fashion /Product Designer/Illustrator, Pattern Maker & Grader, Business Manager, Logo & Label Designer, Fabric Buyer & Designer, Sample Maker, Production & Sales Manager of Dom Dom Children’s Wear & Origin Maternity Wear. My own labels. Traded in states in Australia & overseas in New Zealand, Dubai, Hong Kong & Singapore.

Previous fashion design experience includes Perri Cutten (1986), Martin Grant (1987) & Country Road (1989-90). My own previous labels (Recollections) for young women (16 – 24 years). Exclusively supplied a boutique in Williamstown (1989 - 90), Melbourne.

 

CONTACT

 

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