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EDUCATION

1996 - 1997 Diploma of Arts (Ceramics), Holmesglen Institute of TAFE, Melbourne

1986 - 1991 Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, University of New South Wales, Sydney

 

RELEVANT POTTERY WORKSHOP EXPERIENCE                                          

2010 - present DM Pottery (own workshop), Sydney  

2002  Omelette Design, Sydney. Slip-caster and finisher of functional earthenware

2001  Assistant to Louise Gilbert-Scott, Bristol UK. Production throwing and functional range redesign

1998 - 1999  Traineeship - Dartington Pottery , UK. Slip-casting, throwing, jigger jollying, glaze development

1998  Tabletop Ceramics, Melbourne. Finishing of slip-cast and ram pressed functional earthenware

 

OTHER WORK HISTORY

2004 -2009 Lloyds Banking Group, Bristol UK. Banking Administration and data analysis

2001 Riverside Garden Centre, Bristol UK. Customer service

1999 - 2000 Lloyds TSB, Bristol UK. Staff Expenses Data entry and Team Supervisor 

1994 - 1995 Scenic Spectrums, Melbourne. Landscape Architect 

1991 - 1992 Lakeview Garden Centre, Sydney. Stock maintenance and customer service 

 

EXHIBITIONS

2016 'The Glaze Makers', The Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Sydney. Group Show

2016 'Table Talk', The Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Sydney. Group show of functional ceramics

2016 'Handpicked Handmade', Group Show of Wine Decanters, Gallery Klei and Handpicked Wines, Sydney

2015 'A Natural History', Two person show with Ellin Pooley, Inner City Clayworkers, Sydney

2015 'Table Talk 2' The Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Sydney. Group Show of functional ceramics

2015 'The Sydney Teapot Show' Inner City Clayworkers, Sydney. Group Show

2015 'The Garden Show' Inner City Clayworkers, Sydney. Group Show

2014 'Christmas Show' The Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Sydney. Group Show

2014 'The Christmas Show' Inner City Clayworkers, Sydney. Group Show

2014 'Emerging Artist - Craft Awards Finalists Exhibition', Craft NSW

2014 'Artisans in the Gardens', Lion Gate Lodge, Royal Botanical Gardens, Sydney

2014 'The Sydney Teapot Show' Inner City Clayworkers, Sydney. Group Show

2014 'The Garden Show' Inner City Clayworkers, Sydney. Group Show

2014 'Triad' Inner City Clayworkers Gallery, Sydney. Show with Inga Svendsen and Ellin Pooley

2013 'Christmas Show' The Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Sydney. Group Show

2013 ‘The Sydney Teapot Show’ Inner City Clayworkers, Sydney. Group Show

Awarded best teapot in the 'Antiqui-tea' category.

2013 'Heathland' Inner City Clayworkers, Sydney. Solo Show

2013 ‘The Garden Show’ Inner City Clayworkers, Sydney. Group Show

2012 'Christmas Show' The Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Sydney. Group Show

2012 ‘The Sydney Teapot Show’ Inner City Clayworkers, Sydney. Group Show

Awarded best functional teapot by judge Vicki Grima

2012 New Work, Inner City Clayworkers, Sydney. Show with John Tomlin

2012 ‘The Garden Show’ Inner City Clayworkers, Sydney. Group Show

2011 ‘The Sydney Teapot Show’ Inner City Clayworkers, Sydney. Group Show

2011 ‘The Garden Show’ Inner City Clayworkers, Sydney. Group Show

2004 ‘The Sydney Teapot Show’ Inner City Clayworkers, Sydney . Group Show

2004 ‘Bowl’d and Beautiful’ Ceramic Art Gallery, Sydney . Group Show

1997 ‘Fire Away’ Northcote Pottery Kiln Gallery, Melbourne . Student Graduate Group Show

        Awarded ‘Best Exhibited Functional Work by judge Andrew Cope’ 

        and ‘Best Exhibited Non-Functional Work by judge Andrew Cope’    

1997 ‘Little Treasures’ The Valley Gallery, Melbourne. Group Show 

1996 ‘Untitled and Anonymous’ Holmesglen TAFE, Melbourne. Student Group Show 

 

ARTICLES AND IMAGES PUBLISHED

2014 "Australian Gourmet Traveller' August 2014, Pinbone commission pg 96-103

2013 ‘The Journal of Australian Ceramics’ Vol 521 April. Studio pictured, pg 98

2011 ‘The Journal of Australian Ceramics’ 50/2 Ceramic work pictured, pg 46

2011 ‘The Southern Courier’ May 17th Short article and photograph

2000 ‘Pottery In Australia’ Vol 39 No 3. Article detailing my experience at Dartington Pottery (author), pg 60-61

1997 ‘Pottery In Australia’ Vol 37, No 2 Ceramic work pictured, pg 14

1995 ‘Photography International’ Vol 8 No 9. Runner-up in an international competition  Black and white photographic image featured, pg 40

 

DEMONSTRATIONS, MEMBERSHIPS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES

2015 Half-day talk and demonstration, Ceramics Department, Northern Beaches Campus, Northern Sydney Institute of TAFE

2012 - 2015 Cooperative member of the Inner City Clayworkers

2003 - 2004 and 2010 to present Member of The Australian Ceramics Association

2000 - 2001 Member of South Wales Potters

1998 Student helper at the International Ceramics Festival at Aberystwyth, Wales  

 

AWARDS

2016 Highly Commended, Class 30 Functional Pottery, Arts & Crafts Show, RAS of NSW

2016 Finalist, Handpicked Handmade, Gallery Klei, Sydney

2014 Encouragement Award, Emerging Artist - Craft Awards, Craft NSW

2013 Finalist Australian Craft Awards

2013 Winner of the 'Antiqui-tea' category, Sydney Teapot Show. Inner City Clayworkers Gallery

2013 1st Place Class 30 Functional Pottery, Arts & Crafts Show, Royal Agricultural Society of NSW

2013 Winner of the 'Shoot the Studio Potter' photography competition run by the Journal of Australian Ceramics

2012 Winner of the 'High Tea' (functional) category, Sydney Teapot Show. Inner City Clayworkers Gallery

2012 3rd Place Class 30 Functional Pottery, Arts & Crafts Show, Royal Agricultural Society of NSW

2011 1st Place Class 30 Functional Pottery, Arts & Crafts Show, Royal Agricultural Society of NSW

2011 Standards of Excellence, Arts & Crafts Show, Royal Agricultural Society of NSW

1997 Outstanding Diploma Student of the Year, Finalist, Holmesglen TAFE, Melbourne 

1997 Highly Commended Non-Functional Piece, Walker Ceramics Award, Graduate Exhibition, Northcote Pottery

1997 Outstanding Exhibited Works, Clayworks Award, Graduate Exhibition, Northcote Pottery