biography

Education

  • 2005-2007 Advanced Diploma in Visual Communication – Design College Australia, Brisbane
    Awards – Illustration Award, Academic Achievement Award.  GPA:  6.45
  • 1991 – 1992 Diploma in Commercial Art (majoring in Illustration)
    – Commercial Art Training Centre, Brisbane.  Awards – Honours for Folio, and Folio of the Year.

Clients

  • Wileys
  • Australian Geographic
  • McGraw Hill
  • Origo Education
  • Petit Cordial
  • Robyn Ewart Marketing Effects
  • JSA
  • AT Spranklin
  • Publicis Mojo
  • Peleton Design

Work Reproduced In

  • Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne Inc. Calendar, page, 2018
  • The Florilegium – The Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney – Celebrating 200 years – 2016
  • 15th International Exhibition of Botanical Art & Illustration Catalogue, Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2016
  • Office of the Governor. 2014-2015. Annual Report 2014-2015. Government House, Queensland, Cover illustration.
  • Australian Geographic Art Calendar 2013, 2015 (botanical artworks)
  • Australian Geographic magazine Issue 121 – Jul/Aug 2014 – Nature Watch – Backyard Fungi
  • The Art of Australian Geographic Illustration 2013
  • Australian Geographic magazine Issue 116 – Sep/Oct 2013 – Nature Watch – Native Seedpods
  • Australian Geographic magazine Issue 110 – Sept/Oct 2012 – Orchid Poster 2013
  • Australian Geographic magazine Issue 109 – Jul/Aug 2012 – Nature Watch – Bushfood
  • Australian Geographic magazine Issue 106 – Jan/Feb 2012 – Nature Watch – Banksias

Bibliography

  • Growing Matters, Volume 19 Issue 3 Spring 2017 (p.6), Friends Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens
  • Q Weekend magazine, The Courier Mail – 15 December 2012 – ‘Contentment’ article
  • Urbis magazine – October 2012 – ‘Creatives in Brisbane’ article
  • Design Montage – June 2012
  • Botanical Artists’ Society of Queensland (BASQ) Winter Newsletter – featured artist interview
  • Folk Rag – May 2013

Exhibitions

  • August 2017 – Finalist (Professional Category) Ravenswood Women’s Art Prize 2017, Sydney
  • April 2017 – Botanica 2015 – Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney
  • November 2016 – Floressence – BASQ, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Btisbane
  • October 2016 – 15th International Exhibition of Botanical Art & Illustration
    Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation – Fall 2016, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • July-November 2016 – The Florilegium – The Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney
    – Celebrating 200 years
  • November 2015 – Floressence – BASQ, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane
  • September 2015 – Society of Growing Australian Native Plants exhibition,
    Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane
  • April 2015 – Botanica 2015 – Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney
  • November 2014 – Floressence – BASQ, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane
  • October 2014 – The Art of Botanical Illustration –
    Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
  • September 2014 – Society of Growing Australian Native Plants exhibition,
    Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane
  • April 2014 – Botanica 2014 – Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney
  • November 2013 – Floressence – BASQ, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane
  • September 2013 – Society of Growing Australian Native Plants exhibition,
    Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane
  • July 2013 – Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize, Adeliade Museum
  • April 2013 – Botanica 2013 – Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney
  • December 2012 – Botanica (BASQ), Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane
  • November 2012 – The Hawkesbury Art Prize, Purple Noon Gallery, Freeman’s Reach, NSW
  • November 2012 – Floressence – BASQ, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane (guest artist)
  • September 2012 – Society of Growing Australian Native Plants exhibition,
    Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane
  • April-December 2012 – Focus on Nature XII exhibition – New York State Museum, Albany, USA
  • May 2012 – Artists in Residence – Brookfield Garden Centre, Brookfield
  • March-June 2012 – Margaret Flockton Exhibition – Red Box Gallery,
    Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney
  • December 2011 – Botanica (BASQ), Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane
  • November 2011 – Lockyer Valley Regional Art Awards, Laidley, Queensland
  • July 2011 – Floressence – BASQ, Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, Brisbane
  • April-May 2011 – Metamorphosis – Redcliffe Botanic Gardens

Awards

  • August 2017 – Finalist (Professional Category) – Ravenswood Women’s Art Prize 2017
  • July 2013 – Finalist – Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize, Adelaide Museum
  • November – December 2012 – Commended Award – The Hawkesbury Art Prize 2012
  • August 2012 – PICA (Print Industry Craftsmanship Awards) Qld Awards
    – Gold Medal, Botanical cards
  • August 2012 – PICA (Print Industry Craftsmanship Awards) Qld Awards
    – Gold Medal – Botanical art business cards
  • November 2011 – Lockyer Valley Regional Art Awards – 1st Prize, Botanical Section

Professional Memberships

  • The Florilegium Society at the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney Inc – Invited Artist member
  • Botanical Art Society of Australia
  • Botanical Artists’ Society of Queensland