My work has developed from my interest in street art. During my teenage years I began stencilling, making cut out images, spray painted onto canvas and paper. My stencilled images of ordinary and everyday objects are given special focus when applied to the spray painted medium.
My recent work developed from producing cut out stencilling to using the technique of cut out paper masking. I found through the process of spray painting and paper masking you can create works that are free flowing and show a real sense of movement.
When used together paper masking and spray painting creates the freedom to be open to where the painting takes you, therefore allowing for artistic freedom to explore and appreciate making forms that move and integrate as the work comes together. This medium creates options to use colours and shapes that overlay and become repetitive. The overlaying of repetitive patterns of colour and form build up in a dynamic and stimulating way.
My interest in music as a DJ in dance clubs has also influenced my practise as reflected by the visual representation of rhythmic shapes, colours and textures, simular to the repetitive sounds and rhythmns in dance music.
2009 – 2010 Completed 2 year course and gained a Diploma of Graphic Design (GO TAFE) Wangaratta Campus
2003 – 2008 VCE Certificate – Wangaratta High School, Ovens College and Wangaratta High School
2006 – Current Safeway Wangaratta – Part-Time Customer Service Cashier Woolworths Albury
Music DJ Groove Saint Night Club Albury NSW
Music DJ Cloud Nine, Wah Wah, Brown Alley and TFU
Signed to Flat Belly records – 1 song
Apprenticeship in Sign writing – Signs by Knight, Wodonga.
Wangaratta Jazz Festival Art Youth Award 2001
Wangaratta Jazz Festival Art Youth Award 2004
Wangaratta Jazz Festival Art Youth Award 2007
North East Sculpture Event Current Student Award 2003
North East Sculpture Event Current Student Award 2005
North East Sculpture Event Current Student Award 2006
Wangaratta Art Gallery Collection
Passages Exhibition 2002, Wangaratta Exhibitions Gallery
North East Sculpture Event Current 2006, Wangaratta Exhibitions Gallery
Jazz Art Exhibition 2006, Wangaratta Exhibitions Gallery
Jazz Art Exhibition 2009, Wangaratta Exhibitions Gallery
Exit 2010-Final Year GOTAFE Art Student Exhibition,Wangaratta Exhibitions Gallery
The Shilo Project 2011- NETS Vic Touring Exhibition,
Jazz & Blues Improvisations 2013- Invited artists, Wangaratta Art Gallery
Stencil Unmasked 2015, Bainz Gallery High Country Library Wangaratta
Stencil Unmasked 2016 Pop Up 2, Milawa Pop Up Gallery
MAMA Art Prize Exhibition 2016, MAMA Murray Art Museum Albury