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c u r r i c u l u m  v i t a e 


n a t i o n a l i t y

Australian / Egyptian

l i v e s 

Sydney on Cammerygal country


s t u d i e s / t r a v e l / t e a c h i n g


Research trip, Broken Hill/Mutawintji National Park, Far Western NSW


Teaching, Drawing workshops, The Happen Store, Annandale, Sydney

2020, 2015, 2014

Interwoven, Summer School Coil Weaving Course, Sturt: Australian Contemporary Craft & Design, Mittagong


Tutor in the Creative Arts (fine Arts), Department of Educational Studies, Faculty of Human Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney;

Intuitive Drawing Workshop, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide

Art Mentorship program in collaboration with The Inner West Council, Sydney

2019 -12

Artist lecture + Expressionist drawing workshop, Institute of Early Learning, Macquarie University, Sydney

2015 -14

Coil Weaving Workshops, Koskela, Sydney; Coil weaving Adult and Children’s workshops & Abstract drawing/Painting workshops, The Camperdown Residency Studios, Sydney


Coil weaving workshops, Gate 8 Studios, Thebarton, Adelaide

Coil Weaving Workshops, Koskela, Sydney; object: Australian Centre of Design, Sydney; The Camperdown Residency Studios, Sydney; The Incinerator Art Space, Willoughby, Sydney


Storybook Bunting Workshop + Weaving Workshop, object: Australian Centre of Design, Sydney
Coil Weaving Workshop Series, The Pop Up Shop, North Sydney Arts Council Project, Crows Nest, Sydney
Adult Painting Workshop, North Sydney Community Centre, Sydney

Teaching Children's Weaving Workshops Kindle Hill Primary Wentworth Falls NSW

Etching Short Course at National Art School with Andrew Totman

Certificate in Textile Design, East Sydney Technical College (incomplete)

Travel / work in Edinburgh and Europe

Drawing trip to Riversdale/Arthur Boyd property of Bundanon

Completion Bachelor of Art Theory Honours, College of Fine Arts, University of NSW

Completion Bachelor of Fine Arts, College of Fine Arts,  University of NSW

Drawing trip to Mutawinji and Fowlers Gap in association with UNSW 

Completion Higher School Certificate Mosman High School


s c h o l a r s h i p s + p r i z e s

2023 Finalist Hawkesbury Art Prize

2013 Finalist North Sydney Art Prize

2012 Community Group of the Year Award for The Pop Up Art Project, North Sydney Council 
2009 Finalist Mosman Art Prize 
2005 Finalist Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship
2000 Finalist Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship

g r a n t s 


2007 NAVA Marketing Grant for Make –Off Exhibition 


r e s i d e n c i e s 


2016      Guynah Artist - in - residence, North Arm cove, NSW

2015      The Milos studios, Skepolos, Greece 

2013/4   The Camperdown Studios, Art Camp, Marrickville Council, Sydney

2012       Pop Up Creative Spaces Project, Six Month Residency, North Sydney Arts Council
2009/10 The Primrose Studios, 6 month studio residency, North Sydney


c o m m i s s i o n s



Public art commission, Transport NSW

Woven Moments

Animation made up of many different painted and drawn elements

23 x 3m LED Screen

doeanddoe in collaboration with Michele Morcos


Colouring Our Habitat, North Sydney Council & RMS Traffic Light Box Mural Painting Commission 

The Green Room – coil weaving commission, North Sydney Council Chambers, Wyllie foyer

c o l l e c t i o n s 

2021 North Sydney Council chambers, Sydney (landscape painting from Coal Loader exhibition March 2021)

2013 North Sydney Council chambers, Sydney (collection of woven fibre artworks)

2010 North Sydney Council chambers, Sydney (diptych painting)


e x h i b i t i o n s

s o l o

2023 The portal you are seeking, Galerie Zadra, Bael Switzerland 

2022 The Enlightenment, Galerie Zadra, Basel Switzerland

         Frisson, Koskela, Sydney

2020 Breathe, Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Camperdown, Sydney

         Breathe landscapes, Galerie Zadra, Luxembourg

2018 Everywhen: Sensory displays of affection and alight, Bridget Kennedy Project Space, Sydney

2016 Among the Whisperings & the stars, Koskela, Sydney

2014 The Nocturne 528, Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Camperdown, Sydney

2013 One view, Pop up Studio residency exhibition, Art Camp Camperdown Studios, Sydney
2012 Trip the Light Fantastic: New Drawings +Paintings, Breathing Colours Gallery, Sydney
2010 Spirit of Place Primrose Studio Residency Exhibition, Primrose Gallery, Sydney. Opened by Wendy Whiteley
2007 Ten 1997- 2007, The Intuitive Well Gallery, Bondi Junction, Sydney
2002 Girl From Ipanema, Arthouse Hotel, Sydney


g r o u p 


The Mother, Group exhibition, Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Sydney


The Hawkesbury Art Prize (finalist), NSW

Openfield Arts Festival, Berry, NSW


Project 2060: Homeward bound, Group exhibition, Coal Loader, North Sydney


The Space Within, Group exhibition, Sabbia Gallery, Redfern, Sydney

Collect Space Group exhibition, Jamfactory, Adelaide, SA


insitu, Art residency Group exhibition, Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Sydney


Vase + Vessel, Group exhibition curated by Amber Creswell Bell, Saint Cloche Gallery, Paddington Sydney

the red project, Group exhibition curated by Alison Clark, The Coal loader, Balls Point, Waverton Sydney


S o l a c e, Group exhibition with Mignon Steele + Emily Besser, Sheffer Gallery, Darlington, Sydney

On Paper Of Clay, Group exhibition curated by Amber Creswell Bell, Saint Cloche Gallery, Paddington, Sydney


Twelve, Group exhibition, Koskela Sydney


T ON E - Group exhibition, Council of Objects, Adelaide, SA

Art/vert, Group exhibition, Saint Cloche Gallery, Paddington, Sydney
Make your Mark_ 2012, Object Gallery Group Exhibition, Breathing Colours Gallery, Sydney
Arts for Humanity, Group Charity Exhibition for Red Cross, Danks st Depot Gallery, Sydney
Make_it 2011, Object Gallery Group exhibition, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney
Resolutions, Group Exhibition, Breathing Colours Gallery, Balmain, Sydney
Make Believe, Object Gallery Group Exhibition, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney
Say your Piece, Group Jewellery exhibition, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney
Le Fil (The Thread), Group Exhibition, Gaffa Gallery, Surry Hills, Sydney
Make_Over Object Gallery Group Exhibition, Gaffa Gallery,Surry Hills, Sydney
Make_Do Object gallery Group Exhibition, Gaffa Gallery, Surry Hills, Sydney
Through the Eye of the Needle, Group Exhibition, Gaffa Gallery, Surry Hills, Sydney 
Lingua Loca, Group Exhibition, Project Contemporary Artspace, Wollongong
Make – Off, Group Exhibition, Gaffa Gallery, Surry Hills, Sydney
Gender and Diversity, Group Exhibition, Long Gallery,Wollongong University 
Four Steps Forward, Group Exhibition, Gaffa Gallery, Surry Hills, Sydney
On the Same Page, Group Exhibition, Arial Bookstore in conjunction with Mobile Sydney
Sydney05, Group Exhibition, Art Images Gallery, Adelaide, SA
Taste, Mobile Sydney Group Exhibition, The Clock Hotel, Surry Hills, Sydney
The White Room Series II, Manyung Gallery, Mt Eliza Victoria
Scratching the Surface, Two person Exhibition, Artichoke Gallery, Manly, Sydney
Harvest, Group Exhibition Quadrivium Gallery Sydney
Piemonte Series Solo Exhibition Bookstop Café Edinburgh 
Contemporary Textiles Group Exhibition Edinburgh College of Arts Scotland
Alumni Graduates Exhibition Kudos Gallery
Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship Finalists Exhibition The Brett Whiteley Studios Surry Hills
On The River Landscapes: From the Arthur Boyd Estate at Riversdale, Group Exhibition, The National Art School, Sydney
Wallpaper Two Person Exhibition Starfish Gallery, Bondi Beach, Sydney
Forces Group Exhibition Arthaus Gallery, Newtown, Sydney
Gaps Group Exhibition College of Fine Arts Student Gallery
Graduation Group Exhibition, College of Fine Arts, Sydney 
Mosman Youth Art Prize



a r t i c l e s/ f e a t u r e s 

2023   House & Garden (Australian edition), 'Cottage industry', story by Judy Pascoe, August 2023, pg 22

2020   Artist Interview with Angharad Rixon, Textile stories podcast, streamed on Soundcloud and YouTube

           Breathe Landscapes, exhibition essay, Karen Zadra, GalerieZadra, Luxembourg

2018   Artwork Feature, Domino Magazine, September 2018 (USA edition)

           Artwork feature, Inside Out magazine, June 2018

           Artwork Feature, Vogue Living Australia, Jan/Feb 2018, pg 91

2017   Artwork Feature, Home Beautiful Australia, May 2017, Front Cover

2015   Artist feature, The Craft Companion publication, Ramona Barry & Rebecca Jobson, Thames & Hudson, pg 36

           Art/Vert group exhibition review, writer: Sammy Preston, photgrapher: Jacqui Turk, Broadsheet Sydney website, 3 February, 2015

           Art/Vert group exhibition review, writer: Georgina Reid, photographer: Nikki To, The Design Files website, 2 February 2015

           Space to Create, Artist Interview with Lisa Tilse,, 2 March 2015

2014   Artist Interview with Natalie Walton, The Daily Imprint Blog, 2 September

2013   Half Hour Radio Interview with Kitiya Palaskas on her radio show - Made by Hand, 2SER, Sydney

2012   Artist Profile, Inside Out Magazine, Writer: Lee Tran Lam, Photographer: Craig Wall, Nov/Dec, pg 54
2011   Artscareer Newsletter for NAVA, Featured Arts Blog (tinytrappings), March 2011
2010  Two Artists with lots of Spirit, Mosman Daily, 3 June, p.2
2007  Make – Off Exhibition Review, Design Hub, Powerhouse Museum Website
2003  Girl From Ipanema, Lenny Ann Low, Metropolitan Section The Sydney Morning Herald, May, p.12


w r i t i n g 



Four Artists Review One Exhibition - Pippin Drysdale, The Journal of Australian Ceramics, Vol 53 no 2, July 2014 pg 42

Album Notes & artwork image, Alphabet Family Journal, Issue 1 (A), pg.62-3

F!nk Education Kit, June 2009, Object Gallery, Sydney
New Design Education Kit, April 2009, Object Gallery, Sydney
Object Eye Section, Object Magazine Issue #57, December- November 2008 
Object Eye Section, Object Magazine Issue #56, September –February 2008 
Metal Element 6 Lemel supplement of Object Magazine
Japan Series Helen Van Meer Smallfry Magazine Edinburgh
College of Fine Arts Graduate Show 2000 Textiles Magazine
Land/Mark Groovine Music Magazine Feature
Biennale 2000 Groovine Music Magazine Arts Feature 
Finding Din/Kum and Trading Curios: Representations of the Chinese on the New Gold Mountain Honours Thesis College of Fine Arts
Art Monthly Correspondence 
Fifteen Minutes of Fame Art-Write Magazine Article 


a r t  i n d u s t r y 

w o r k  e x p e r i e n c e 


2023 - ongoing

Sydney Contemporary (Art Fair), Gallery Assistant, Sabbia Gallery, Sydney

2019, 2014
Exhibition Review/Selection Panel, Marrickville Council, Sydney


Artist Interview with Cath Derksema, In conversation: Creative Women Talks Event, North Sydney Community Centre, Sydney


Exhibition Review Selection Panel, Marrickville Council

2012 - 2005
Part time Retail + Gallery Assistant at Object Gallery, Sydney Opera House; St Margaret’s Hospital Gallery; Collect Store The Rocks & St Margaret Sites
2011 Volunteer Dubbo Regional Gallery, Western Plains Cultural Centre, NSW
Volunteer/ Facilitate workshop, Happy Talk Project, Art + About Festival, October 2011, Sydney 
2011- 10
Casual Gallery Administrator, Sabbia Gallery, Paddington, Sydney 
2007 - 6
Installation work, Ranamok Glass Prize, Sydney Opera House
Volunteer guide for Ranamok Glass Prize 2004, Government House, Sydney
Guest Exhibition Work involving installation of November exhibition, Wagga Wagga Regional Gallery
Gallery Assistant in Administration and Curation Quadrivium Art Gallery Sydney
Gallery Assistant to John McDonald New Contemporaries Gallery Sydney 
Volunteer Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney
Gallery Assistant Patrick Corbally Stourton Contemporary Art





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