E D U C A T I O N

2 0 2 0 +  M A S T E R  of  P H O T O G R AP H Y – Currently studying at RMIT University.
2 0 1 9 +  H O N O U R S [ Photography ] – Graduated First Class  – RMIT University.
2 0 1 6 – 2 0 1 9 +  B A of  F I N E  A R T S [ Expanded Studio Practise ]  – RMIT University


2018+  Study Tour | Paris & Berlin | RMIT University.
2017+  Study Tour | New York | RMIT University.
2017+  Short Course  | Mobile Robotics | RMIT University.
2015+  Short Course | Robotic vision |  Queensland University of Technology.
2015+   Short Course | Sexing the Canvas | Melbourne University.


E X H I B I T I O N S 

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[ Exhibition ] Small Works Award Exhibition @ Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy VIC.

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H O N O U R S [ Photography ] – “Multiplicities of PRIDE” –  A Research Project “Multiplicities of PRIDE”, a Queer Practice-Led Research project that uses New 3D Technologies to interrogate NORMativity. 

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[ Exhibition ] RESPECT: A Queer Affair, Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy VIC.
[ Exhibition ] 2018 Pride Art Exhibition: Somewhere over the Rainbow, Sydney.
[ Virtual Exhibition ] QueerTECH.io. [VIEW]

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[ Exhibition ] RESPECT: A Queer Affair, Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy VIC.
[ Exhibition ]  BLOOM: The Art of Becoming, Sydney.
[ SOLO Exhibition ] MAN CUNT: A trans story, Cage me a Peacock Gallery, Melbourne.
[ Exhibition ] MEN ON MEN Art Competition. [First Trans Male to be entered] Melbourne.


PREVIOUS YEARS

2014 + Tropical Fruits Kiss — Group show – Lismore Show Grounds, NSW.
2012 + SLPA ArtSpace 2012 – Group show -Tap Gallery, Darlinghurst, NSW.
2011 + SLPA ArtSpace 2011 – Group show – Tap Gallery, Darlinghurst, NSW.
2011 + Queer Beards Project – Group show – Pop Up Gallery, Newtown, NSW.
2010 + SLPA Artspace 2010 – Group show – Tap Gallery, Darlinghurst, NSW.
2009 + Still Fierce Exhibit – Group show – Serial Space, Chippendale, NSW.
2009 + Bear Essentials Art Space – Group show – The Flinders. Taylor Square, NSW.


AWARDS + PRIZES

2015 + Academic Excellence Award |  Southern Cross University.
2014 + 1st Prize | National Diversity Photographic Competition.


EMPLOYMENT & ACTIVISM

For 25+ I have been an active Queer and Transgender activist. Volunteering and working within TGD + Queer Community events and organisations all across Australia as way to build visibility and awareness got the Trans and Gender Diverse issues that we still face today.

1999 + 2008 + FTMA Australia Board member: Trans & Gender Diverse Youth coordinator (National)

2007 + Trans and Gender Diverse consultant for the NSW Govt. Working with NSW Govt to create a bill to reform Medicare and the inclusion of Gender-Neutral surgeries.

2001-2004 + Transgender Peer Support worker Gender Centre (NSW).

2003 – 2015 + Home Grown: Penile Prosthesis Artist. Created handmade penile prosthetics and stand to pee devices for over 15 years. Selling over 5000+ products across the world. Developing FREE workshops free for TGD People to attend to make binders, stand to pee and penile (packies) devices.

2017 – 2020 + Casual Staff Position @ RMIT University (VIC).
Various roles including Graphic Designer, Conference Videographer, Student Well-being Officer, Student Events Staff & RMIT Creative Rep.

2018 + Online Accessible Arts Advisor @ Accessible Arts (NSW) .
Volunteer Role since 2018. Checking Web accessibility standards across various NSW Arts Organisations, Events and Galleries Websites.
aarts.net.au

2018 + Photographer (Contract) @ Thorne Harbour Health (VIC).
Photographer for a Victorian Sexual health initiative, developed by Thorne Harbour Health and the Victorian Govt .

2016 – 2017 + Lead Graphic Designer, Web Designer & Developer @ PASH.tm. (AU)
Producing logo, posters and 20 pp booklet with also Website Development and Web Design of the online resource for “GRUNT” a national health campaign.  www.grunt.org.au

2016 + Communication Assistant @ Arts Northern Rivers (NSW).
Volunteer for 6 months, 2 days a week . Supporting the Communication Manager in the creating and branding the Organisations Online, social media and Marketing.
artsnorthernrivers.com.au

2023 + Ongoing + TGD Advisory Committee for QLife (QLD)


PUBLICATIONS

Queer Death Ecosophy – Professor Patricia MacCormack – 2022 [READ]

Multiplicities of Pride – 2019 – Honours Project Website [VIEW]

Virtual Arts Journal – Master of Photography – 2020 to Current [VIEW]

Man CUNT Exhibition Essay – By Charlotte Wilson, Director, Cage me a Peacock [READ]

Queer Arts Prize Coffee Book – To be released.

Dirty Queer Magazine – 2011 – Issue #2 – “t is for the Team”

Dirty Queer Magazine – 2012 – Issue #4 – “Queers in Wonderland”

Dude Magazine – 2011 – Issue#

Dude Magazine – 2013 – Issue#3


ARTIST MEMBERSHIPS

  • ANAT – Australian Network for Art and Technology.
  • NAVA – Member (since 2014).
  • ArtsHub – Member (since 2015).
  • Accessible Arts (North Coast).
  • “Voice”  ARI (Northern Rivers) – Peer support group for artist’s with disability.

ARI & CREATIVE PROJECTS

QAA - logo - clear COMING SOON – The founder of a new online initiative showcasing Queer (LGBTIQ+) Emerging & Professional Artists, Performers, Writers and Creatives from around Australia.

QUEER(ing)

Life Drawing
COMING SOON – Queer(ing) Life Drawing Classes – A new way of seeing – Interlacing Tradition Drawing methods with New Technologies – Come casually or join the 12 week Course – Brisbane.
2014 to 2015 – President of Southern Cross University Visual Arts Club – Lismore Campus.