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Date of Birth: October 24, 1960 Southport AUSTRALIA

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Education

Church of England Grammar School, Brisbane, 1973 - 1977
Diploma of Fine Arts: Queensland College of Art, 1978 - 1980 (majored in Sculpture)
Academia di Belle Arte- Carrara, Italy 1983 - 1984
MEMBERSHIPS Life member of the Society of Sculptors, Queensland since 1980.
Vice-President 1983: President 1985 -1986 Member of Queensland Artworkers Alliance

Background


1981 - sculpted marble in Carrara, Italy : worked in a studio with foreign sculptors and Italian artisans.
1983 - Received a scholarship from the Italian Government to study at the Academia di Belle Arte Completed studies in Carrara, Italy.
1984 - December 1984 - Continued working at Carrara.
1985 - Studied the art scene in the United States of America at New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
1996 - Brief study - tour of China, visiting Beijing, Xian, Guilin and Hong Kong
1998 - 2 months working at Studio Nicoli - Carrara, Italy 1 month travelling in western Europe visiting artists including sculptor Arnaldo Pomodoro in Milan.
2000 - Was invited to participate in the 1st International Sculpture Symposium in Caunes-Minervois, France
2001 - Was selected to participate in the inaugural Encuentro Internacional de Escultura in Tudela de Duero, Spain
2002 - Participated in an International Sculpture Symposium in Almazan - Spain
2003 - Participated in the 6th International Sculpture Symposium in Icheon City, South Korea
2004 - Participated in an International Sculpture Symposium in Fuertaventura, Canary Islands
2005 - Project Manager for 'Stone' International Sculpture Symposium - Sunshine Coast
2006 - Project Manager for 'Creation Symposium' - New Farm Park- Brisbane
2007 - Project Manager and participant - Woorim Sculptures - International Sculpture Symposium

ONE-MAN Exhibitions


2007 Philip Bacon Galleries - Brisbane
2003 Philip Bacon Galleries - Brisbane
1996 PhilipBacon Galleries - Brisbane
1993 Holdsworth Galleries - Woollahra. Sydney
1991 Philip Bacon Galleries - Brisbane
1989 Holdsworth Galleries - Woollahra Sydney
1985 Holdsworth Galleries - Woollahra. Sydney
1986 Philip Bacon Galleries - Brisbane
1983 Evandale Centre - Gold Coast
1983 Queensland College of Art - Brisbane
1982 Holdsworth Galleries - Woollahra, Sydney
1980 Point Danger Gallery - Gold Coast


Symposiums


2009 11th Recontre International de Sculpture, Cerisy la Foret, France
2009 6th Symposium Internacional de Escultura, Portimao, Portugal
2009 4th Natioanal Limestone Symposium – Mt Gambier Sth Australia
2008 1st International sculpture Symposium – Beaudesert Qld Australia
2008 Mosan International Sculpture Symposium – South Korea
2007 Woorim Sculptures - International Sculpture Symposium - Qld Australia
2007 3rd National Limestone Symposium - Mt Gambier South Australia
2006 1st International Sculpture Symposium - Daegu, South Korea
2005 "Stone" International Sculpture Symposium - Sunshine Coast
2004 5th International Sculpture Symposium - Fuerteventura, Canary Islands
2003 6th International Sculpture Symposium - Icheon City, South Korea 2002 1st Internacional Symposium de Escultura - Almazan , Spain
2001 1st Encuentro Internacional de Escultura - Tudela de Duero, Spain
2000 1st International Sculpture Symposium - Caunes Minervois, France
1997 Sculptors Xposed Symposium - Maleny Sunshine Coast
1987 3rd Sculpture Symposium - Brisbane
1986 2nd Sandstone Sculpture Symposium - Brisbane


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