Born in country Queensland, now based in Brisbane.
Prior to starting her own design and art advising business in recent
years, her artistic eye has always compelled her to paint and draw.
Studies at Queensland College of Art, Brisbane Institute of Art and
Brisbane Academy of Art and private tutoring, have given her the
skills and she now describe herself as a self developed
multidisciplinary artist. Her works are expressions with oil and acrylic
paint on canvas and board, combined with a variety of other drawing
materials, ranging from charcoal and crayon to pencils, and for more
texture, fingers and hands. This tactile labour-intensive process
reveals her stories with an element of surprise.
While sketching and painting have always played a major part in her
life, owning the gallery made the purpose more real. Being
surrounded by art, artists and the like was a huge incentive, of late.
During the process of running, curating and owning White Canvas
Gallery, in Fortitude Valley, for a period of 8 years, until 2016, a
number of works were produced, exhibited and sold.
She has exhibited in solo and several group exhibitions, received
awards for competition work and she is now represented in corporate
and private collections.
Colour and design flow is paramount in her work and has instigated
some larger abstract works. These are an extension of her strong
portrait capability and the need to express more. Away from abstract
her work is mostly figurative and deals with people or birds and