1955 Born Canberra, A.C.T.
1974-75: Studied Canberra School of Art
1976-77: Diploma of Fine Art, Painting, Victorian College of Art.
1978: Travelled in Asia, Europe and North Africa.
1979: Post graduate diploma in Education, Melbourne State College.
1981-84: Taught at Canberra School of Art.
1982: Post Graduate Diploma, Painting, Canberra School of Art.
1984-85: Travelled studying major art collections in Austria, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Holland, Hungary and Italy.
1986-2008: Taught at Queensland College of Art .
1989: Studied and produced work in New York, with artist Marian Drew,
1990: Artist in Residence, Sommerville House, Brisbane.
1991-92: Taught At Academy of Arts, Queensland University of Technology,
1995: Visual Arts Board Studio, Los Angeles, USA.
1998 Sculpture by the Sea - Noosa award
1998 –2008 Lecturer in interdisciplinary art practices QCA Gold Coast
1999 Arts Queensland Grant for Publication
2002 “Underfoot“ book launched, Brisbane City Art Gallery
2004 Brisbane Magistrates Court, public art commission
2005 WOHa Design commission for concrete relief wall. Tan House, Singapore
2005 Visual Arts Board Grant
2006 Installed interior-Optiko. Brisbane
2007 Installed interior –Brisbane arcade
2007 ABIGroup relief panel–commission for Cox –Rayner architects Southbank Brisbane
2008 Photo LA, Santa Monica, California with Queensland Centre of Photography
Ipswich Magistrates Court commission
Bogo Road Urban Redevelopment commission
Certainty at Ryan Renshaw gallery
2009 Photo LA in Santa Monica with Queensland Centre of Photography
2011 Air Percussion Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane
2009 ANU school of Art open studio
2008 Certainty at Ryan Renshaw Gallery
2007 Ryan Renshaw Gallery Substrate
2006 Queensland Centre of Photography Drifting Zeppelin,
2003 Canberra School of Art , A.N.U. New Work.
2002 Gallery 482 Brisbane, Pastoral Lino works
2000 Gallery 482 Brisbane, Estate. 2D &3D works
1998 Michael Milburn Gallery, Brisbane. Recent Works
1997 Michael Milburn Gallery, Brisbane. The Pie Crust , Install, Photos, Video install.
1996 Brisbane City Hall Gallery, The Simplest Pattern of All.
Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra, Recent Work.
1995 Recent Work. 18th St. Arts Centre, Santa Monica, USA.
Michael Milburn Gallery, Brisbane, Edifice and Motif.
1992 Michael Milburn Gallery, Brisbane. Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra.
1990 Milburn and Arte, Brisbane. Sommerville House, Brisbane.
1988 Bundaberg City Art Gallery, Bundaberg.
1983 Studio Altemberg, Braidwood, NSW.
1982 Arts Council Gallery, Canberra.
1981 Bitumen River Gallery, Canberra.
Duke Art Prize Gold Coast City Art Gallery2008
Adrift State Library
Recent Acquisitions - Canberra Contemporary Art Gallery and Museum
Hewson Collection Queensland state Library
John Buckley Gallery Richmond , Vic.
Christmas at Ryan Renshaw Gallery
Contemporary 125 years of Queensland College of Art Curated by T. Morrell, Dell gallery, Griffith University, Southbank, Brisbane
Transformers QUT ART Museum, Queensland University of Technology
Lost and Found Queensland Art Gallery
15 Artists Redcliff City Art Gallery
Temperature Musuem of Brisbane
Lost and Found Queensland Art Gallery
Centenary Prize exhibition High Court of Australia, A.C.T.
Transit Narratives Qca Gallery , Brisbane
Other Views (curated by Timothy Morrell) QCA Gallery
Young curators at Queensland Art Gallery
Transit Narratives (Treviso,Italy touring)
Queensland Art Gallery (touring) Landscape
ArtReach (poster & catalogue) Simon Wright. Brisbane City Art Gallery
Queensland Art Gallery (touring) Urban Edge
Sculpture by the Sea (Noosa) installation with Marian Drew and Rex Roubin
Michael Milburn Gallery, Brisbane, Fascination Street.
I.M.A., Brisbane (touring), Ornamentalism. Curated by Andrew MacNamara.
Brisbane City Art Gallery, Recent Acquisitions.
Queensland Art Gallery, Ornament.
Queensland University Art Museum, Have A Look.
Centre for Contemporary Art, Hobart, Tasmania, Exotic Otherness.
Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney (touring),
Institute of Modern Art, Twentieth Century Fops. Collaborative installation with Marian Drew
Michael Milburn Gallery, Brisbane., Abstraction.
Neue Galerie, Kassel, Germany, Kasseler Kunstler.
Inside Outside Collaborative installation with Marian Drew. Kassel University, West Germany.
Bitumen River Gallery, Canberra, Cosgrove, Taylor and Reynolds.
Canberra School of Art, Post Graduate Exhibition.
Victorian College of the Arts Graduate Show, Melbourne.
Australia 1975 Arts Festival, Commonwealth Gardens, Canberra, A.C.T.
COMMISSIONS, PRIZES AND AWARDS
2008 Duke Memorial Art Prize (formerly Gold Coast Art Prize)
2008 Boggo Road Urban Redevelopment Project commission
2007 Ipswich Magistrates Court commission
2007 ABI Group SouthBank façade commission
2005 VAB grant
2003 Brisbane Magistrates Court Commission
2000 Arts Queensland Grant to publish monograph in collaboration with the Institute of Modern Art..
1998 Sculpture by the Sea Award (with Marian Drew )
1995 Visual Arts and Crafts Board Studio and stipend (Santa-Monica) Los Angeles
1991 Suncorp Art Award Acquisition
1989 Gold Coast City Art Award Acquisition
1987 Suncorp Art Award Acquisition
1977 Hugh Ramsay Prize for Portraiture, Melbourne
1975 Commission from Australia ‘75 Arts Festival, for sculptural environment in Commonwealth Gardens, Canberra ,ACT
Queensland Art Gallery
National Gallery of Australia
Museum of Brisbane
High Court, Queensland
Gold Coast City Art Gallery
Brisbane Magistrates Court
Queensland University of Technology Art Museum
Bundaberg Art Gallery
Ipswich City Art Gallery
Suncorp Art Collection
Brisbane Conference Centre
WoHa design 2009 (Tan House )
Colonial to Contemporary 2006 126 page colour by T. Morrell .Published by Griffith Artworks
Engagement :Art & Architecture 2004
44pg. catalogue colour . Published by Qld. Gov., Walter & Cox Rayner
Underfoot Published by the Institute of Modern Art 2000
Monograph on Lino works and photographic practice
Queensland University of Technology Art Museum Collection 2002 Stephen Rainbird
Drifting Zeppelin 2006 Catalogue 6pgs col. Published QCP notes David Broker
Transformers 2004 Catalogue 6pgs col. Published QUT. Simone Jones
Temperature 2003 published by Brisbane City Art Gallery and Museum
Transit Narratives, East-West cibachrome reproduced
Have a Look Univ. of Qld. M.Helmrich Essay 1995
An Exotic Otherness Contemp. Art Services Tas.
Degrees of Latitude 1998
Ornamentalism Andrew Macnamara 1996
Australia ’75 sculpture 1975 Tony Palmer
ArchitectureAustralia, May-June 2005 article on art work in Magistrates court
UTS review: WASTE 2002
The Dirt Does My Thinking': The Re-use of Domestic Materials in Artworks by Donna Marcus and Bruce Reynolds - Brigitta Olubas
Art and Australia Spring 1995Muse “Thin Objects “pg 27 article