Curriculum Vitae

Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 10 August 1941

Secondary Education

1954–1958
Adelaide, Boarding School - Woodlands CEGGS. Studied art as extra-curricular subject under Margaret Kelly Walloscheck.
1958
Leaving Certificate. Awarded Royal Geographical Society Prize and Medal, first in state in Geography.
1958
Saturday art classes at South Australian School of Art under James Cant.

 

Tertiary Art Education

1959–mid-1960
Full-time: South Australian School of Art (SASA) Adelaide (Diploma of Fine Art course. Teachers: Dora Chapman, James Cant, Jacqueline Hick, Udo Selbach (lithography). Evening classes in sculpture
mid-1960–1961
Full-time: Julian Ashton Art School, Sydney, under Henry Gibbons.
Evening classes, National Art School, Sydney in drawing and sculpture under Lyndon Dadswell.

Music

1975
Associate Trinity College London (ATCL) in Pianoforte

 

Additional art studies (part-time)

1972 & 1975
Lithography: Workshop Arts Centre, Willoughby (Sydney)
1972 & 1978
Etching: National Art School, Sydney
1985–1987
Wood-carving: Red Cedar Workshop, Sydney
1987–1989
Stone-carving: Mitzi McColl, Sydney

 

Art Awards

1959
Sands & McDougal Prize for Drawing, South Australian School of Art
1959
Rowney Prize for Fine Art, South Australian School of Art
1960
Commonwealth Scholarship, South Australian School of Art
1958–1961
Prizes and awards at Broken Hill Annual Art competitions
1974–1997
Prizes and awards in local Sydney and national competitions
1975
John Gero Painting Prize, Macquarie University
1978
Print Purchase Award, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
1982
Portia Geach Portrait Memorial Award, Commended
1997
Portia Geach Portrait Memorial Award, Highly Commended

 

Collections

The National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (27 prints: Gordon Darling Print Fund 1986 & 1992; gifted 1987 & 2005)
The Buhl Collection, New York (bronze sculpture commission, 2005)
The Hechinger Collection, International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC (sculpture/assemblage, 1999)
Herman Hebler Graphic Art Collection, Fredrikstad Museum (lithograph, 1989)
Fiatal Müvészek Klubja (FMK) Collection, Budapest Museum (lithograph, 1987)
Gallery of Modern Art, Majdanek State Museum, Lublin (lithograph, 1985)
Newcastle Region Art Gallery (bronze sculpture, 2009)
Westmead Hospital Centre, Sydney (4 lithographs, 1979)
Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria (lithograph, 1978)

Presentations & teaching

2012
Drawing Workshop & Lecture: Anatomy Through Art, Embryology Conference, Bath UK
2005–2009
Lectures: Anatomy Art, University of New South Wales, Perspectives in Medical Science
2000–2007
Drawing Workshops: Step into Leonardo's Shoes - Drawing Anatomical Specimens, University of New South Wales, School of Medical Sciences
2002
Drawing Workshop & presentation: Drawing on Rodin, National Gallery of Australia, during exhibition Rodin: A Magnificent Obsession
1987–1989
Drawing & Painting classes, Strathfield-Burwood Evening College
1984–1985
Drawing classes, Annandale Neighbourhood Centre
1982–1984
Drawing classes, Glebe Neighbourhood Centre

Book

Draw Like Da Vinci. 2006. London: Cassell Illustrated, Masterclass Series, 144 pp; also published in French (Eyrolles, 2007), Danish (Bogklubben, 2006), Hungarian (Kossuth, 2006).

Exhibitions

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Group Exhibitions

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Bibliography

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