Hello there. 
Nice to meet you. 

I'm an Australian-born artist living on a 2x4 square mile island 90 miles north of Cuba.

I make photos with film . . . the medium that connects to my deepest expression. Alternative processes, the immediacy of instant pictures, expired film & experimentation are all part of my creative process. 

The glow of skin, intimate landscapes & flora, secluded details in the unknown . . . I am drawn to the hidden beauty in things. 

There are no official qualifications to tell you about . . . I am self-taught & reveal what speaks to my heart through my images.

Here is where I share my creative journey with you.

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studio

The Armory - Studio Nº1
600 White St, Key West FL
- by appointment -

 

 
 

exhibitions

2019
June 6 - July 18 : Summer Members’ Show : The Studios of Key West - FL USA

Mar 7-28 : The Distance From Here / solo show : The Studios of Key West - FL USA

Jan 4-30 : The Feminine Magique / curated group show : Salt Gallery - Key West, FL USA


2018

Dec 12 - Hearts & Bones III / group show : Mockingbird Studio - Key West, FL USA

Dec 6-27 - Look Upwards, to the Sky / Members’ Show : The Studios of Key West, FL USA

Sept 28 - Nov 9 : Infinity / curated group show : Kai Lin Art - Atlanta, Georgia USA

June 22 - July 27 : The New South III / juried group show : Kai Lin Art - Atlanta, Georgia USA

June 7 - July 19 : Summer Members’ Show : The Studios of Key West - FL USA

Mar 16 - July 15 : From a Woman's Hand / juried group show : Custom House Museum - Key West, FL USA


2017

Dec - #keysstrong / Members' Show : The Studios of Key West - FL USA

Dec - More Hearts & Bones / group pop-up show : Mockingbird Studio - Key West, FL USA

Nov - Small Works / juried group show : The Studios of Key West - FL USA


2008 - 2012

2012 - Unsensored12 / analogue group show : Collingwood Gallery - Melbourne, Australia

2011 - Ballarat International Foto Biennale / analogue group show - Victoria, Australia

2011 - Unsensored11 / analogue group show : Collingwood Gallery - Melbourne, Australia

2010 - Polaroid Life / solo show : Dench - Melbourne, Australia

2009 - Botanica / juried group show : Pigment Gallery - Melbourne, Australia

2008 - I Love This Place... / juried group projection exhibition : Sydney Architecture Festival, Australia

2008 - B+W & Shades of Grey / juried group show : Pigment Gallery - Melbourne, Australia

 

publications

2018 - She Shoots Film Nº3 / feature : print publication of film photography by women

2012 - Unsensored12 / featured image : book of analogue photography by Melbourne Silver Mine 

2011 - Unsensored11 / featured image : book of analogue photography by Melbourne Silver Mine

2010 - Feathered Magazine / cover image & feature : Sydney-based publication, Australia 

2009 - Verandah Literary Journal Nº24 / featured image : print publication, Melbourne Australia

2009 - Visible Ink Anthology / featured image : print publication, Melbourne Australia

 

grants / awards

2018 - Anne McKee Artists Fund Grant

2008 - highly commended : I Love This Place... exhibition

 

tutoring

polaroid transfer workshop - Sept 2012 / Collingwood Gallery - Melbourne, Australia

 
 

' everyone is travelling two journeys . . .
the daily life seen by others & the emotional road private to most.
be kind, always . . . every human carries a story '