Born 1954 Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia.
Art form Wood sculpture, carving and furniture design.
Designer/maker of furniture and carved sculptural work for exhibition and commission
Teaching woodcarving and furniture design from Rock Valley workshop
Windgate ITE International Residency. The Center for Art in Wood Philadelphia, USA
Tutor “Carving Organic Forms”, Sturt Summer School. Mittagong, NSW
Turnfest Presenter. Gold Coast, Qld.
Woodcarving Tutor, Sturt Winter School, Mittagong, NSW
Guest lecturer at Australian National University (ANU) Canberra
Established Rock Valley Workshop
Gesture of Balance. Lismore Regional Art Gallery NSW.
Studio Furniture 2018 Bungendore Wood Works Gallery Mittagong NSW.
Chatoyance. Studio Woodworkers Australia. Sturt Gallery Mittagong NSW.
Double Take in Wood. Vic. Woodworkers Assoc. Manningham Art Gallery VIC.
Treecycle 2016. Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.
allTURNatives Form + Spirit. Centre for Art in Wood. Philadelphia USA
AUDACIOUS-The Fine Art of Wood from the Montalto Bohlen Collection. Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, Massachusetts, USA
NEXT Bungendore Wood Works Gallery. NSW
SOFA Chicago. William Zimmer Gallery
Masterpieces in Wood IV. Narek Galleries, NSW
COLLECT Sarah Myerscough Fine Art. London, UK
Outside the Ordinary: Contemporary Art in glass, wood and ceramics from the Wolf Collection. Cincinnati Art Museum, USA
Masterpieces in Wood III. Narek Galleries, NSW
Signatures. Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, NSW
Pacific Connections. Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Shy Boy, She Devil and Isis: the Art of Conceptual Craft. Selections from the Wornick Collection. Museum of Fine Art, Boston
Australia – Art & About. Hong Kong
Wood Now. Craft Alliance, St. Louis MO & The Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia. USA
Transformations: the Language of Craft. National Gallery of Australia
SOFA New York & SOFA Chicago. del Mano Gallery Los Angeles, USA.
Masterpieces in Wood. Narek Galleries, Tanja, NSW
SOFA Chicago represented by del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Red Cedar in Australia. Museum of Sydney
One Step Back, Two Steps Forward. Patina Gallery, Santa Fe, USA
Surface + Form, Designing Futures Forum. Craftwest. Perth, WA
Tweed Wood Art Award: Tweed River Regional Art Gallery. NSW
Presiding Officers’ Centenary Acquisitive Craft Prize, Parliament House, ACT
SOFA (Sculptural Objects and Functional Art) Chicago, USA. Represented by Narek
Galleries, Queanbeyan. NSW
The Fine Art of Wood at the Millennium Bohlen Collection. Detroit Institute of Art, USA
Maker’s Mark. Sydney & Melbourne
Woodworkers’ Association of NSW. Craftspace, Sydney
For Tomorrow. State Library, Sydney
Hands On. State Library, Sydney
Furniture Next. Directions in Contemporary Australian Furniture Meat Market Craft Centre, Melbourne
Blaxland Gallery, Sydney
Australian Contemporary Furniture, Beaver Galleries, ACT
Woodcraft goes to the Opera. Sydney Opera House
Australian Portfolio, Beaver Galleries, ACT
Craft Expo, Sydney
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts USA. Bohlen Collection
Cincinnati Art Museum. USA
Museum of Fine Art, Boston USA
Cincinnati Art Museum. USA
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. ACT
Private collections in Australia, USA & Hong Kong
Detroit Institute of Art, Robert M Bohlen Collection, Detroit. USA
Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra. Australia
Powerhouse Museum, Sydney. Australia
Alice Craft Acquisition, Craft Council of the Northern Territory. Australia
Powerhouse Museum, Sydney
Henry Kendall Collection, Forestry Commission NSW Australia
The Parliamentarians’ Award for Excellence. Presiding Officers’ Centenary Craft Prize.Parliament House. Canberra
Maker of the Year. Australian Wood Review.
Ellis & Baxter Prize, Tweed Wood Art Award.
Tweed Valley Art Prize. Tweed River Regional Art Gallery
Emrys Prize, For Tomorrow Exhibition, Sydney.
Best Exhibit, Off the Lathe, Melbourne
Design Excellence Award. Australian Furniture Design Awards Melbourne
Development Grant, Crafts Board of the Australia Council
Best Exhibit, Woodcraft ‘84 Exhibition, Australian Forest Development Institute.
Sculpture. Rail Services Australia
Gift to Sister City, Japan. Lismore City Council.
Mural, U.N. Conference Centre. Bangkok. Department of Foreign Affairs. A.C.T
Carved Mirror. The Lodge, Prime Minister’s Residence, Canberra. The Australiana Fund.
Display Cabinets, Senate Office Entry, Parliament House. Canberra
Australian Wood Review #81.
Fine woodworking. Taunton Press. USA Jan/Feb.
Woodwork. American Woodworker. Spring.
Australian Wood Review #50. March 2006
Transformations: the language of craft. National Gallery of Australia
Australian Wood Review #47. June 2005
Interact: Contemporary craft in a digital future. Craft Australia.
500 Wood Bowls. Bold & Original Designs Blending Tradition & Innovation Lark Books. USA
Red Cedar in Australia. Historic Houses Trust of NSW
Sydney Morning Herald. “domain” (June 3). “good weekend” (May 8)
CRART, craft magazine, South Korea, (November/December)
Shifting Foundations, Craftwest
Dances with Woods, Craft Arts International. Issue 52
“Searching for Simplicity”, Australian Wood Review, Issue 33
Timber Living 10
Australian House & Garden, January.
Making Fine Furniture-Designer/Makers and their Projects. Tom Darby
Woodturning, Guild of Master Craftsmen, UK (Autumn)
Australian House & Garden, April
The Australian Woodworker (January/February)
Modern Australian Furniture. Michael Bogle and Peta Landman
Jolz and Elfenbein 1/88 West Germany
Fine Woodworking Design Book 4, USA
Craft Australia Yearbook
The Australian Woodworker (September/October)
Craft Arts 4
Woodworker, UK (December)
Craft Australia Yearbook