Born 1971, Auckland, New Zealand 

Lives and works in Melbourne, Australia

EDUCATION

1990 

  • Advanced Certificate Art & Design, Western Metropolitan College of TAFE, Melbourne 

1994 

  • Bachelor of Fine Art, Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

  • 'Recent Paintings', Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane 

2016

  • Buangor, STATION, Melbourne

2015 

  • 'Vista Drive', Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney 

2013

  • Beauty School, KALIMANRAWLINS, Melbourne 

2012 

  • 'That‘s the style, Mary', KALIMANRAWLINS, Melbourne 

2011

  • Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney

2009 

  • 'The End Of The Year', Lister Gallery, Perth 
  • How On Earth, Murray White Room, Melbourne

2008 

  • 'August', Kaliman Gallery, Sydney 

2007

  • The Butcher's Table, Crossley & Scott, Melbourne
  • 'One Long Day', Lister Gallery, Perth 

2006 

  • Kaliman Gallery, Melbourne Art Fair 
  • 'Tim McMonagle', Kaliman Gallery, Sydney 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 

  • Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales 
  • Painting, More Painting, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

2015 

  • Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales 

2014 

  • 'In the Dust of this Planet', KALIMANRAWLINS, Melbourne 
  • 'Liminal Narratives', Bayside Gallery, Brighton, Melbourne 

2012 

  • Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales 

2011 

  • First show, KALIMANRAWLINS, Melbourne 

2010 

  • Fletcher Jones Art Prize, Geelong Gallery, Geelong
  • The Shilo Project, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne 

2009 

  • Group Show: Gallery Artists, Murray White Room, Melbourne
  • Arthur Guy Memorial Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery 

2008 

  • Group Show, Kaliman Gallery, Sydney 

2007

  • Received with thanks: New acquisitions 2001-07, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne
  • 'Materiality', Switchback Gallery, Centre for Art and Design, Monash University, Gippsland Campus 
  • Monash University Collection: A selection of recent acquisitions, Monash University Museum of Art

2005 

  • 'The Spirit of Football', National Gallery of Victoria at Federation Square, Melbourne
  • 'The difference between you and me', The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne 

2004

  • Important Works on Paper, Crossley & Scott, Melbourne
  • 'Siblings', RMIT Project Space, Melbourne 

2003

  • The future in all directions, National Gallery of Victoria at Federation Square, Melbourne 

2002

  • Crossings: New Art from Australia, Galleria Lume and Gallery Atski, Helsinki
  • 'It’s a beautiful day: New Painting in Australia 2', The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 

AWARDS

2016 

  • Finalist, Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales 

2015 

  • Finalist, Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales 

2012 

  • Finalist, Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales 

2010 

  • Winner, Fletcher Jones Art Prize, Geelong Gallery, Geelong 

2009 

  • Arthur Guy Memorial Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery

COLLECTIONS

Art Gallery of New South Wales
National Gallery of Victoria
University of Queensland Art Museum 
Heide Museum of Modern Art 
Newcastle Regional Gallery 
Wollongong Regional Gallery 
Ian Potter Museum of Art 
Monash University Museum of Art
Edith Cowan University
RACV 
UBS Bank 
Macquarie Bank 
Artbank 
Michael Buxton Collection 
John McBride Collection
Joyce Nissan Collection

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2008 

  • Feature, Current: Contemporary Art from Australia and New Zealand, ed. Art & Australia 2007 Catalogue, Materiality, Switchback Gallery, Centre for Art and Design, Monash University
  • Catalogue, Monash University Collection: A selection of recent acquisitions, Monash University Museum of Art

2006 

  • Feature, John McDonald, Intimations of mortality, Sydney Morning Herald, Spectrum, 20–21 May, p 17

2005 

  • Catalogue, Bala Starr, Stephen Zagala, The difference between you and me, Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne
  • Feature, Chris Beck, The Accidental Artist, The Age, 10 September 2003 Feature, Dominique Angeloro, Crack of dawn, Sydney Morning Herald, Metro, 12–18
  • December, p 26 2002 Feature, Bruce James, True-born child of the lens focuses on modern vision of nature, Sydney Morning Herald,11 December
  • Catalogue, Bala Starr, It’s a beautiful day: New painting in Australia 2, Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne, p 32–33
  • Catalogue, Peter Westwood, Crossing: New Art from Australia, RMIT, Melbourne, p 6–8