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Curriculum Vitae

Solo Exhibitions
  2019, May – Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Darwin.   

  2016, July-Oct – Swallows, Immigration Museum Victoria.   

  2016, April – Sleuth: The Pulse, at Visual Bulk, Hobart.  

  2015, December – Swallows, Tasmanian Writer Centre.   

  2015, October – Swallows, Museo Italiano, Carlton, (Victoria).   

  2015, April – Sleuth: the Delegation, Tuggarenong Arts Centre (ACT).   

  2014, August – The Long Weekend in Alice Springs, Top Gallery (Hobart).   

  2014, April – Sleuth: the Delegation, Sawtooth ARI, (Launceston).   

  2013, May – The Long Weekend in Alice Springs, Watch This Space (Alice Springs, NT).  

  2012, November – Sleuth: The Origin – Inflight Art Gallery (Hobart, Tas).

Select Group Exhibitions
  2018, “New Horizons. An Exhibition of Italian Australian Artists” Co.As.It, Carlton, Victoria  

  2017, Strange Careers, Watch This Space, Alice Springs  

  2012, April Its my party and I’ll die how I want to, social engagement artwork.  

  2010, December – ‘Dog’, with Dan Murphy and Craig San Roque at Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs as part of Watching this place organised by Watch This Space Artist Run Initiative.  

  2008, December – ‘Respond’ with Nadine Kessler, Taste Festival Tasmania. 

Awards / Grants / Major Reviews
  2017 – $11’000 assistance to individuals grant from Arts Tas for 2018 to work on Sydney/Purgatorio

  2016 – Swallows shortlisted for Ledger Awards  

  2016 – Swallows reviewed on Radio National Arts and Books show

  2015 – $2000 grant Arts Tasmania for “Swallows”  

  2015 – Accepted to attend the Comic Art Workshop on Maria Island  

  2014 – ComicOz Award for Best Australian Original Comic Book - for The Long Weekend in Alice Springs  

  2014 – NT Read Non Fiction Book Award  $2000 – for The Long Weekend in Alice Springs  

  2013 – Assistance to Individuals Grant ($2000) from Arts Tasmania  

  2013 – Major review in The Australian Newspaper Review Magazine  

Festivals – Writing, sound-art, music and visual art
  2017 – Yogyakarta Biennale  

  2017 – Something Somewhere Film Festival, Alice Springs  

  2017 – Comic Con-Versation, Sydney  

  2017 – Ubud Writers and Readers Festival, Bali  

  2015 – Tasmanian Writers and Readers Festival  

  2015 – Digital Writers Festival  

  2015 – Melbourne Writers Festival  

  2014, 2015, 2016 – Directeur of Her Majesty’s Favourite Really Great Graphical Festival  

  2014, 2015 – NT Writers Festival, Darwin/Alice Springs 

  2013, 2017 – Dark MOFO  

  2012 – Forest Festival  

  2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016 – MONA FOMA   

  2009-10, 2013 – Wide Open Space

Selected Publication History
  2019 - Island Magazine #157  

  2015 - Swallows Part One – a graphic novella (San Kessto Publications)  

  2015 - Yankunytjatjara Wangka Project – 20 childrens readers produced by the Mimili School in conjunction with UniSA and Mimili Maku Arts Centre.  

  2014 - Fluid Prejudice – contributor, (Glass Flag Press)  

  2014 - Island Magazine #137   

  2014 - Meanjin September   

  2013 - The Long Weekend in Alice Springs (San Kessto Publications)


Academic Journal Articles
  2015 - International Journal of Comic Art 17:1 (Spring) with Richard Scully  

  2016 - Analysis and Activism, Social and political contribution of Jungian psychology, Routledge, with Craig San Roque  

  2018 - The Monthly, Dec/Jan – reproduction of Uti Kulintjaku poster illustration. 

Music - Albums released under the project name of Drive West Today.
  2003 – The child & the tractor   

  2004 – The balloon  

  2005 – feather  

  2006 – Is this a desert?  

  2011 – A shitload less understanding than what is required   

  2012 – Acousmatic Ecology part 1 – a query   

  2012 – pardon? Acousmatic Ecology part 2