Born: 1963, Cairns, QLD
1992-1994 Associate Diploma Indigenous Art Studies, Tropical North Queensland TAFE Cairns.
Etching – Lithography – Printmaking- Cultural Studies – History & Theory – Use and Respect Copy Rights –
Printmaking Techniques – Eperiment Pottery & Kiln Operations - Drawing Techniques – Drawing 1 – 2 .
Painting with Acrylics & Oils Paintings 1- 2 . Curator –Textile Materials. Resources in Batik – 1-2.
Silk Dye Screen Printing & Dark Room knowledge. Development in Marketing Manager – Development in illustration
2016 Murrifactive Shield Studies, FireWorks Gallery Brisbane
2019 Woven FireWorks Gallery Brisbane
2018 Punch the Clock FireWorks Gallery Brisbane
2015 Cairns Regional Gallery , Umi Art , Cairns Indigenous Art Fair
2014 Stories from Home : Looking Back, Canopy Art Center,
Cairns (Official event of Cairns Indigenous Art Fair MurrayFactive Shield Studies, Umi Art Cairns).
2013 INKFEST Ink Masters Cairns Inc. Print Biennale, Tanks Art Centre.
2013 Inside / Outside – Mapping Personal Journey: Inkmasters Touring Exhibiton ,
Artslink Queensland to selected Queensland Galleries.
2011- 12 Artist Cooperative Gallery Orchid Plaza ,Cairns with Seth Fourmile , Billy Missi.
2004 Brothers in Art Collaboration with John Mast at Banggu Minjaarni with FNQ TAFE.
2003 Story Place Gallery of Modern Art Brisbane Commissioned to have shield “Placed on the Wall”
Traditional Painted Shields and Swords.
1998/1999 International Gift Fair Touring selected collaborative glass works with Judith Bohm- Parr
of studio8 Innisfail in Qld and around Australia.
1994 Graduating Student Exhibition, Banggau Minjaani Art Gallery, Cairns TAFE Student. Exhibition, Pacific Hotel Cairns ,
Marina Mirage Port Douglas
2016 Fair Fax Syndication National Museum Australia Canberra.
2016 Canberra Times.
2016 The Australian News Paper.
2016 ABC TV – Behind The Shield.
2015 National Museum Canberra.
2015 Creative Cowboys Films.
2003 Story Place – Indigenous Art of Cape York and the Rainforest , Exhibition Catalogue
(pg- 176 Ian Were) Queensland Art Gallery Publications Brisbane.
2014 Gorman House art center + Megalo Print Workshop Canberra.
1992 Studio One Inc, Canberra two weeks residency, vinyl cut relief printing , etching &
Stone lithography with master printer Theo Tremblay
1998 Air New Zealand Collaborative Glass presentations slump- moulded dish
with Studio8 Glass Workshop Fishery Falls Qld
1994 Opening of the Brisbane International Airport – Departure Lounge – Shields and Swords on display
2015 Thancoupie Bursary Fund.
2014 Arts Studies QLD Professional Studies Grant to work in Canberra ACT
National Museum of Australia
Queensland University of Technology