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Born 1952, Perth, Western Australia

2011               Certificate in Museum Studies with High Distinction – Edith Cowan University
1973               Graduate Diploma of Education – WASTC (now Edith Cowan University)
1972               Associateship in Fine Art – WAIT (now Curtin University)

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions
2012               Fabric of Life Arts Residency exhibition, WLCC, Wanneroo WA
2011               Mapping Memory, State Library of Western Australia, Perth WA
2005               Common Threads, Belger Arts Center, Kansas City MO, USA
2005               In Transit, George Fraser Gallery, Auckland NZ
2003               Memoirs and Mementos, Heathcote Museum and Gallery, Perth WA
2002               Reverence and Ritual, Craftwest Gallery, Perth WA, with Chunghie Lee, of Korea/USA
2001               Exhibition at Sturt Gallery, Mittagong NSW with Jan Downes, NSW ceramicist
1999-2002     Common Threads, touring UK, Japan, NZ, Australia
1998               Landmarks, Crafts Council Gallery, Darwin, NT
1990               Touring Exhibition, Australian High Commissions, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore

Selected International and National Group Invitational and Juried Exhibitions
2014               Founders’ exhibit & jurors’ exhibit, Australia Wide 4 (invitational)
2012               International Bojagi exhibit, Korea (invitational)
2010-1014     Sightlines, international exhibition, touring USA (invitational)
2002-2007     Pojagi and Beyond, Sydney 02, Waco USA 03, touring Australia 05-07 (invitational)
2006               Common Goods International exchange exhibition, Melbourne Museum VIC (invitational)
2006               Expressions 2006, the National Wool Museum, Geelong VIC (juried)
2003               Pushing the Surface, Coshocton Museum, Ohio USA (invitational)
2002               Earth Tones, Brunnier Art Museum, USA (juried)
2001, 2           International textile design exhibition, Taegu, Korea (invitational)
1998-2001     Annual International Quilt Exhibitions, Seoul, Korea (invitational)
1999               Quilt Art Australia, Grobenzell, Germany (invitational)
1998               The World Quilt Japan, Tokyo (invitational)
1997               Quilt National international touring exhibition, USA (juried)
1996               Australian Splendour touring exhibition, United Kingdom and Holland (invitational)
1995,6,7         Saitama State Gallery of Modern Art, Japan (invitational)
1991, 92         New Wave Quilt, International Travelling Exhibitions, Japan (invitational)
1991-1993     Threads of Journeys, international tour (Dept Foreign Affairs & Trade) (invitational)

Selected Awards
2005               ArtsWA grant to travel to USA for solo exhibition and to deliver a conference paper
2004               Established Artist New Work grant, Australia Council strategy funding
1997               Churchill Fellowship
1994               Appointed Fellow of the Crafts Council of WA

Selected Publications
2015               Down Under Textiles, Issue 19 (feature article)
2007               Down Under Quilts, June 2007 (feature article)
2004               Surface Design Journal, Winter, USA (feature article)
2000               Quilting Masterclass, Katharine Guerrier, Quarto, UK
1996               The Quilter, United Kingdom, Issue 67, Summer (feature article and cover)
1995               88 Leaders In The Quilt World Today, Nihon Vogue, Japan
1992               The Crafts Movement in Australia; A History, Grace Cochrane

Selected Public/Community Arts Projects
2005               Belmont Migrant Women’s Group (6 month community art project)
2004               Multicultural Harmony Quilt Project (consultant, community art project)
2001               Armadale Hospital, WA, (public art commission)
2001               Heathcote Cultural Centre, City of Melville, WA (public art commission)
1999               Lotteries House, Joondalup, WA (public art commission)
1995,97         Law Court and Tourism Commission, Katherine NT (community art projects)

Selected Workshops, Lectures and Residencies
2014                Artsource Yanchep Artist Residency, WA
2011/12          City of Wanneroo, Short Term Artist Residency, WA
2009-onging  Royal Western Australian Historical Society Short Term Artist Residency, extended
2006               Commonwealth Games Arts Festival international residency, Art Gallery of Ballarat, VIC
1988-2012     Lectures and workshops, Korea, Japan, UK, USA, France, NZ, Australia
1996               Artist in Residence, Romsey Arts Festival, UK

Selected Conference/Seminar Papers
2012               A shared Inheritance, International Bojagi Forum, Korea
2011               Navigating new ground to map memory, Museums Australia National conference, WA
2004               Trading in memory: blatant theft or a mark of respect? Intermesh, RMIT, VIC
2003               Asian influence on Australian Quiltmaking, QSGA, Powerhouse Museum NSW

Selected Collections
Tamworth Gallery, NSW; Curtin University; City of Wanneroo; Brightwater Group
Private collections, Great Britain, USA, Japan, Korea, Australia

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