Born: 1963, Melbourne, Australia.
Education: Batchelor of Education (Art & Craft), Melbourne College of Advanced Education.
Masters of Education, Studies of Asia, Flinders University - South Australia
2016 Create From a Crate, Hatch Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
2016 Things of Wood and Clay (a joint exhibition with Lene Kuhl Jakobsen), Bolin Bolin Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
2014 Create From a Crate, Hatch Gallery, Melbourne, Australia. Third Best of Show.
2014 Turned & Sculpted Wood, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
2011 Inside & Outside The Box, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
2009 Boxes and Their Makers, Centre for Furniture Craftsmanship, Maine, U.S.A
2009 Turning to the Future, Grovewood Gallery, NC, U.S.A.
2009 Masterworks, Swiper’s Gully, Victoria, Australia
2009 Coast To Coast, Bunbury, Australia
2008 DysFUNctional, Woodturning Center, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
2007 Pacific Connections, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
2007 Darebin-La Trobe Acquisitive Art Prize finalist, Melbourne, Australia
2006 Connections: Contemporary Australian Wood Artists, Embassy of Australia, Washington D.C., U.S.A.
2005 Small Treasures, del Mano gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
2004 allTURNatives –Form + Spirit, Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
2003 Turned Wood, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
2003 Darebin-La Trobe Acquisitive Art Prize finalist, Melbourne, Australia
2003 Living with Wood, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
2002 Colour and Form, Ivanhoe, Victoria, Australia
2001 Darebin-La Trobe Acquisitive Art Prize finalist, Melbourne, Australia
2000 Turned Wood: Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
2000 Contemporary Australian Woodturning and Carving, Beaver Galleries, A.C.T., Australia
1999 Selected Works, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles. U.S.A.
1998 Turned Wood: Small Treasures, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.A
The Cutting Edge –Contemporary Wood Art and the Lipton Collection, Kevin Wallace, Fine Arts Press, 2011
New Masters of the Wooden Box, Oscar P. Fitzgerald, Fox Chapel Publishing, 2009
The Art of Turned Bowls, Richard Raffan, Taunton Press, Inc, 2008
Woodturning Tips & Techniques, Carol Rix, Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd, East Sussex, 2006
Connections: International Woodturning Exchange 1995 – 2005, Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia, 2005
HI TECH Wood Projects Stage 5, Heinemann Harcourt Education, 2005
500 Wood Bowls, Katherine Duncan Aimone, Lark Books, New York, 2004
400 Wood Boxes, Veronika Alice Gunther, Lark Books, New York, 2004
Sacred Vessels, The National Jewish Centre for Learning and Leadership, New York, 2003
Woodturning Design, Mike Darlow, The Meleluka Press, Australia, 2003
Australian Woodturning – The Best of Australian Wood Review, Interwood Holdings Pty. Ltd, 2002
Contemporary Turned Wood – New perspectives in a rich tradition, Leier, Peters, Wallace, Handbooks Press, 1999
Woodturning magazine (U.K.), Issue No. 74, April 1999
Turning Boxes with Richard Raffan, Richard Raffan, Taunton Press, Conn., U.S.A. 1998
Expressions in Wood – Masterworks from the Wornick Collection, University of Washington Press, 1997
Fine Woodworking Design Book 7, Taunton Press, Conn., U.S.A., 1996 pp. 158, 162
Wood Dreaming, Terry Martin, Harper Collins Publishers, Aust, 1996
Woodturning magazine (U.K.), Issue No 34, July/August, 1995.
Woodturning magazine (U.K.), Issue No 12, Jan/Feb, 1993.
I am a regular writer for Australian Wood Review, contributing product evaluations, exhibition reviews and instructional articles to many editions since 1995.
In addition, I write regularly for Woodturning, in England along with Woodturner, the journal of the American Association of Woodturners.
Works owned by:
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, U.S.A.
Contemporary Museum of Hawaii, U.S.A.
Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, U.S.A.
Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Texas State Bank Corporate Collection, McAllen, Texas, U.S.A.
Racine Art Museum, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
Mr. Glen E. Roney, C.E.O. Texas State Bank, Texas, U.S.A.
Mr.David Ellesworth, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Dr. Irving Lipton, Van Nuys, California, U.S.A.
Mr. Ronald C. Wornick, Burlingame, California, U.S.A.
Mrs. Fleur Bressler, Maryland, U.S.A.
Mr. Raymond F.L Wong, Hong Kong
Mr. Tim & Mrs. Cheryl Kotchman, Maryland, U.S.A.
Mr. Bruce Kaiser, Delaware, U.S.A.
Mr. Joseph Seltzer, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
Mrs. Lorraine Elliot, M.L.A., Melbourne, Australia
Susan Feiner, New York, New York, U.S.A.
Ruth Greenburg, California, US.A.
Frank Abagnale, Author of the bestselling book ‘Catch Me If You Can’
Various other collectors both in Australia and abroad
2011 Catholic Education Commission of Victoria scholarship for M.Ed, Studies of Asia
2009 CollaboratioNZ, Whangerei, N.Z., sponsored resource artist
2004 International Turners Exchange, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
2003 American Association of Woodturners Educational Opportunity Grant to attend CollaboratioNZ, Whangerei, N.Z.
2001 CollaboratioNZ, Whangerei, N.Z., sponsored resource artist
2000 Catholic Education Commission of Victoria Study tour to China
2005 Southern Districts Hebrew Congregation, Torah Scroll
2000 Banyule City Council, 'Young Artists Awards’ trophies
2000 Good Shepherd Lutheran Primary School, crucifix for reception area.
1999 Banyule City Council, 'Young Artists Awards’ trophies
1999 Luther College, Croydon, design and creation of outdoor sculpture.
1999 Good Shepherd Lutheran Primary School, crucifix and candle-holders for altar.
1998 City of Melbourne and Arts Victoria, ‘Arts and Cultural Leadership Awards’ trophies.