Relevant Work Experience & Training

1985Artist-in-residence at Glamorgan Grammar School, Toorak: working with students to produce collective mural.
1994-2000Youth worker at the Prahran Adventure Playground: working with children aged 5-17 from many different nationalities and backgrounds from the Housing Commission flats in Malvern Trad, Prahran.
2005Community Artist Grant, City of Yarra: a mural project for the Yarralea Kindergarten using wood cut-outs and paints. This project involved three and four year old kindergarten children and elderly people from the La Trobe Valley Nursing Home, Como Street, Alphington.
2005-2006Supervisor and instructor, Winja Aboriginal Refuge and Rehabilitation Centre, St Kilda: working with aboriginal women to produce paintings.
2006-2013Holiday Art Classes: art classes for country children during school holidays, children aged 6-16 participate in stufio practice and plein air painting with tuition at Main Ridge, Mornington Peninsula. Now a popular ongoing course of classes.
2009-2010Little Smart Arts: weekly after-school art class program for primary school children, Jika Jika Community Centre, Northcote. Over thirty succesful classes held so far, with an exhibition of works held in 2009: ongoing.
2010Certificate IV in Teacher Training (Visual Arts, Craft and Design): completed early July 2010.
2011Artist in Residence at Wesley College . Working with grades 5, 6, and 7 on the Journeys to Refuge mural.
2011Ocean View at Qudos, Lorne.
2011ROAR Show, 30 Years On
2012/2013Artist in Residence. Working with Baltara school on Arts Alive Mural. Funded by RE Ross Trust grant.
2013Working with young people at Charles Latrobe College, Pavillion School South Morang.

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