Born in Sydney 1967, lives and works in Melbourne.

EDUCATION

2006 Graduate Diploma of Art Therapy, Latrobe University, Melbourne

2001 Bachelor of Fine Art, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne

1998 Associate Diploma of Fine Art, Northern Territory University, Darwin

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 New Work, Residents Gallery, Montsalvat

2013 Video work, Rumpus Room, Maribynong

2011 Diorama, Gallerysmith

2010 Celestial Sea, Gallerysmith

2009 Hinterland, Gallerysmith

2005 Ghostwork, Westspace

2003 Angel (Performance), Conical Gallery

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 This Wild song, Town Hall Gallery, Hawthorn

2018 Finalist, Nillumbik Prize, Montsalvat

2017 This Wild Song, Singapore High Commission, Singapore

2016 Laughing Waters Road; Art, Landscape and Memory, Montsalvat

2015 Finalist, Nillumbik Prize, Montsalvat

2014 Finalist, M Collection Award, Gallerysmith

2014 Finalist, Nillumbik Prize, Montsalvat

2010 Finalist ,Nillumbik Prize, Montsalvat

2009 Finalist, City of Whyalla Prize, Middleback Theatre, Whyalla

2008 Silver-Lined, George Adams Gallery, Victorian Arts Centre

2007 Elsewhere, Nellie Castan Gallery

2006 Meeting Place, Keeping Place, George Adams Gallery, Victorian Arts Centre

2005 Finalist, Murdoch Travelling Fellowship Exhibition, V.C.A. Gallery

2003 Resistance is Useless, First Draft, Sydney

2002 Finalist, Baldessin Travelling Scholarship Exhibition, Yarra Sculpture Space

2001 Finalist, Wallara Travelling Scholarship Exhibition, V.C.A. Gallery

Splendid Isolation, McClelland Gallery

Fallout, V.C.A. School of Art

GRANTS, AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2013 Dunmoochin Artist in Residence, Cottles Bridge

2012 Laughing Waters Artist in Residence, Riverbend, Eltham

2004 Art Development Grant, Arts Victoria

2001 Friends of V.C.A. Award

1998 TIO Award for Sculpture, Darwin

COLLECTIONS

Ararat Regional Gallery

Nillumbik Shire Council Collection

Victorian College of the Arts

Victorian Performing Arts Centre

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Un magazine, issue 4, ‘she’s crafty….and she’s just my style’,2005, Kate Just

Meeting Place Keeping Place, ex cat, 2006, Steven Tonkin

Silver-lined, ex cat, 2008, Steven Tonkin and Catherine O’Donohue

www.nomanstongue.blogspot, Diorama, 2011, Henry Skerritt

The Age, Spectrum “The art of ignoring the dishes: 'wild song' celebrates women artists”, May 6 issue 2016, Andrew Stephens

thiswildsong.com.au, Interview with artist, 2013, Ilona Nelson