Freelance artist with over 12 years arts practice and exhibition experience coupled with 5 years State Government gallery administration experience. Experienced in all forms of painting, printmaking, sculpture, drawing and photography. Available to teach and produce works of art.
Career objective: To utilize and build upon my skills in the arts industry to create a successful career in the field of visual arts for which I have great passion.
2011 Lumiere New white gallery Melbourne
2010 Exploring surface New white gallery Melbourne
2007 Saan recent works the desire for gesture exhibition at Wine justice Waltham St Sandringham open from November 5th for three weeks
2007 Abstractions of emotion Bayside city council Artrium space three week exhibition
2006 Subtle influx Melbourne exhibited at Wine justice Waltham St Sandringham for the month of July 2006 80% work sales
2005 Illumination Brisbane Qld 60% work sold
2003 Slip solo exhibition Brisbane 70% work sold
2002 “Blind Visions Eclipse” – Video/ sculpture Installation Reedemer College Brisbane Qld work for viewing only 80% attendance over one month
2010 St Peter’s Lutheran college SPOSA fundraising exhibition
2008 Linden post card show
2005 Crows Nest Biennial Art Show Crows Nest Qld 50% work sold
2003 Brisbane Artist’s Book Fair self publish artist’s book for viewing only
2000 Gallery 2000 Reedemer College 60% work sold
1999 Pilot Honours Exhibition Incorporating 3d Video Installation Qld work for viewing only
$19.99 Miniature – Sale & Exhibition Queensland University of Technology Brisbane Qld 100% work sold
Blue Stocking week/ women in education QUT 50% work sold
Maroochy Arts Festival Qld 100% work sold award received highly commended
Between Times 1&2 QUT 80% of work sold
1998 Prospectus – Graduate Exhibition QUT Qld.
Toowoomba Arts Festival 50% work sold
London Print Exchange (exchange of works for viewing only)
Brisbane Artist’s Book Fair 100% of work sold
$19.98 Miniature – Sale & Exhibition 50% work sold
Seven 50% of work sold
1997 Campbell & Mahoney – Group Show Qld 100% of work sold
Toot de suite 50% work sold
Mt Nebo Arts Festival 60% of work sold and written up in local news
1996 Foundation exhibition QUT work for viewing only
1995 Emerging exhibition TAFE Brisbane work for viewing only
2007 redbubble.com current website look up saan click on profile to view current artwork and writing
2007 Art cells Melbourne weekly bayside press release
2007 Abstractions of emotion press release Bayside City council website
2007 Emotional rescue, Bayside leader 19th June journalist Mathew Burgess, photography Jason Sammon
1999 Works by Women Qld, Australia
Utopia Environment Edition, Spring 1999
1999 QUT Student Guild Publication.
2001 Qld Art Galley In-house Publication Qld, Australia
Expanded Didactics for German Photographic Exhibition, Mother & child, White light, Indigenous works on paper
Continuous in house Gallery publications for Trustee’s meetings
Brisbane- Boynton, Davies, Foundation Medical Clinic, Garlands, Goodall, Johnston, Kirker, Redeemer Lutheran College, Schrubsole, Smith, Talbot, Taylor, Ward, Williams
Cairns: Finberg, Kelly
Melbourne: Evans, Middle Park, Medical Clinic, Taylor, Bell , Olver, Pettet, Jacka, Lowensteins accounting firm, Marollo, Scassa, Curnow
Education &Relevant Qualifications:
2008 Certificate 4 in training and assessment
2003 Queensland Art Gallery Brisbane, Qld: Certificate 2 in Workplace Health & Safety.
2001-2002 Central Queensland Institute of TAFE Brisbane, Qld: Certificate 2 in Arts Administration (Traineeship).
1996 - 1999 QUT University Brisbane, Qld
•Honours 2A Postgraduate degree
•Bachelor of Visual Arts
1995 Southbank TAFE Brisbane, Qld: Certificate in Visual Arts.
Primary school art tutor for grade 2 students whilst completing undergraduate degree at Queensland University of Technology 2 days per week for one year in 1997
Printmaking tutor for 1st and second year and education students at Queensland university of Technology whilst completing honours degree 1999
Five years curatorial experience at the Queensland Art Gallery 2000-05- involved working with artists both Australian and International and participating in the children’s programs for each new exhibition.
Professional industry referees
Ms Ann Kirker (independent curator/writer) formerly of the Queensland Art Gallery Senior Curator prints, drawings, photographs, head of International art. Ph 07) 31276543, 0432688234 E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org