Education, Awards, Training & Networks

Advanced Diploma of Adult Learning and Development, Canberra Institute of Technology: 2017
Diploma of Vocational Education and Training, Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT): 2016
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Canberra Institute of Technology: 2009
Master of Fine Arts (by research): University of New South Wales (& Hunter College of the City University of New York): 2002
Bachelor of Arts (Visual) (First Class Honours & University Medal), Australian National University: 1996

National Museum of Australia, Traveling Scholarship, 2003
Fulbright Scholarship, Visual and Performing Arts Category , 2000
Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to fund study in New York , 2000
Australian Post Graduate Award, 1998
University Medal, Australian National University ,1996
Vocational Educational Training Authority (VETA) Acquisition Award , 1996
Telecom Australia Traveling Scholarship, 1994


  • Respect Equity and Diversity for Managers, ACT Govt 2020
  • Presentation skills for Educators, National Capital Education Tourism Project, 2020
  • First Aid, St Johns Ambulance, 2020
  • Event Marketing, City Renewal Authority 2020
  • Risk Management for Managers, ACTIA 2019
  • Managing Mental Health in the Workplace, ACT Govt 2019 & CIT 2018
  • Moodle SNAP theme training sessions, CIT, 2018
  • Adobe Connect Advanced Training, Tracie Reagan, July- August 2018
  • Innovation Workshop Facilitator Program’, Canberra Innovation Network, 2018
  • ‘Ammonite’ (Learning Management System) information workshop, June 2018, CIT
  • Certificate 4 in TAE Course redesign ‘Sprint’ workshop’, May 2018
  • Policy Development, DCITA, 2007
  • Media presentation Skills for  Senior Managers, NGA, 2006
  • Contractor Management, CIT, 2005
  • OH&S for Senior Managers, NFSA for NGA, 2005
  • Risk Management, NFSA for NGA,2005
  • Event Management, UTS, 2006
  • Giving and Receiving Feedback, Davidson Traharie Corpsych, 2006
  • part of a Graduate Diploma in Museum Studies, University of Sydney, 1998


  • Advisor, ACT Legislative Assembly Art Collection Advisory Committee, 2019-–Present
  • Studio Artist & Member–M16artspace
  • Professional Member–National Association Visual Artists
  • Associate member – Craft ACT
  • Member –International Council of Museums
  • Member –Australian Museums and Galleries  Association
  • Member–Canberra Contemporary Art Space
  • Previously  Gallery and New tenants  Committee, 2017, 2003 & 2004, 2005 and Board of Management, Leichhardt Street Studios, 2001


  • Panel Member, City Now, Utopian Visions, Design Canberra 2019
  • presented ‘Agile Design, Putting the Amp in Course Revamp-Innovative Learning Resources Project’ at Evolving Together, CIT  2019
  • organising committee member & session chair at ‘Design, Develop, Play’ EdTechPosium, Oct 2018
  • presented ‘Mad as a Hatter: three contemporary milliners and a student’, NGA 2006
  • delivered a paper, ‘Forecast: art and fashion: working collaboratively using multiple genres to engage young people with the paintings of 19th Century artist, John Constable’ at Many Parts, Many players, The 3rd National Forum on Performance in Cultural Institutions, 2006
  • delivered a paper, ‘Performance in an Art Gallery Context’ at Extending Our Reach: The Fourth Biennial International Conference on Performance in Cultural Institutions’, Oct 2005
  • ran masterclasses at ‘Translocality, Revaluing Indigenous Crafts, Art & Human Rights, 2005
  • delivered a paper, ‘Skylounge 2002; marketing to a youth audience’, National Press Club, 2002


  • Narratives of a Nation, Australiana FundSymposium, Australian National Maritime Museum 2019
  • H5P Conference 2018, Create, share and reuse interactive content, Dec 2018
  • Innovation in Teaching Showcase, Australian National University, Sept 2018
  • State of Design Festival & Industry seminars, Melbourne Victoria, July 2012 & 2013
  • Desertmob Symposium 2008, Art at the Heart, Regional Arts Australia Conference 2008
  • Museums Australia Conferences 2001, 2002 & 2006
  • The Third Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art conference, 1999 & 2006
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