Exhibitions

2021 Head On Portrait Award, Bondi Pavilion, Sydney

2021 Life in lockdown (curated exhibition), Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne

2021 Beautiful Solitude (solo exhibition), Ballarat International Foto Biennale (BIFB), Ballarat 

2021 Olive Cotton Award, Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah

2021 Northern Beaches Environmental Art & Design Prize, Manly Art Gallery & Museum

2021 Mullins Conceptual Photography Prize, Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre, Muswellbrook

2021 Nillumbik Prize for Contemporary Art, Barn Gallery, Montsalvat, Melbourne

2021 Footscray Art Prize, Footscray Community Art Centre, Melbourne

2021 66th Blake Prize, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Sydney

2021 Bayside local (curated exhibition), Bayside Gallery, Melbourne

2021 Ilford Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

2021 A new normal (curated exhibition), Victorian Archive Gallery, Melbourne

2020 Lake Art Prize, Museum of Art and Culture, Lake Macquarie

2020 Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Caloundra

2020 OptiKA Photographic Award, G2 Gallery Kingston Arts Centre, Melbourne

2020 CLIP Award, Perth Centre Photography,  Perth

2020 Beautiful Solitude (solo exhibition), Stanley Street Gallery, Sydney

2020 Journeys & Discoveries (curated exhibition), Bayside Gallery, Melbourne

2019 Ilford Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

2019 In the Shadows (curated exhibition), Victorian Archive Gallery, Melbourne 

2019 Our Changing Melbourne (professional), Library at the Dock, Melbourne

2018 Beyond the Bluestone (curated exhibition), Victorian Archive Gallery, Melbourne

2017 Kingston Lensmist Award, G2 Gallery Kingston Arts Centre, Melbourne

2017 Catwalks to Sidewalks (curated exhibition), Victorian Archive Gallery, Melbourne

2017 Of Kin & Kind (curated exhibition), Victorian Archive Gallery, Melbourne

2016 Hair (curated exhibition), Victorian Archive Gallery, Melbourne

2012 MEXG (group exhibition), Hogan Gallery, Melbourne


Awards

2021 Finalist, Head On Portrait Award, Bondi Pavilion, Sydney                       

2021 Finalist (2 images), Sun Studios Emerging Photographer Award

2021 Finalist (2 images), Olive Cotton Award, Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah

2021 Finalist, Northern Beaches Environmental Art & Design Prize

2021 Honourable mention, IPA awards: Isolation 

2021 Shortlisted & published (3 images), British Journal of Photography, Portrait of Humanity

2021 Semi-Finalist, KAAF Art Prize, Korean Cultural Centre, Sydney

2021 Finalist, Mullins Conceptual Photography Prize, Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre, Muswellbrook

2021 Finalist, Nillumbik Prize for Contemporary Art, Barn Gallery, Montsalvat, Melbourne

2021 Finalist, Footscray Art Prize, Footscray Community Art Centre, Melbourne

2021 Finalist, 66th Blake Prize, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Sydeny   

2021 Finalist, A new normal, Victorian Archive Gallery, Melbourne

2020 Finalist, Lake Art Prize, Museum of Art and Culture, Lake Macquarie

2020 Winner, OptiKA Photographic Award, G2 Gallery Kingston Arts Centre, Melbourne

2020 Finalist, Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Caloundra

2020 Finalist, Australian Photography Awards (Portrait)

2020 Finalist, Photo Lucida Critical Mass

2020 Honourable mention (2 images), PX3 Prix de la Photographie - Fine Art, Paris

2020 Finalist, CLIP Award, Perth Centre Photography, Perth

2020 Winner, Gomma Photography Grant, Best Colour Picture

2020 Finalist, Journeys & Discoveries, Bayside Gallery, Melbourne

2019 Semi-Finalist, Moran Australian Contemporary Photography Prize

2019 Highly commended, Australian Photography Awards (Film/Analogue)

2019 Honourable mention, Australian Photography Awards (Documentary)

2019 Honourable mention, IPA awards: Professional (street photography)

2019 Finalist, In the Shadows, Victorian Archive Gallery, Melbourne

2019 Placegetter, Capture Magazine: Australasia's Top Emerging Photographer (Travel)

2019 Finalist, Our Changing Melbourne (professional)

2018 Winner, Capture Magazine: Australasia's Top Emerging Photographer (Travel)

2018 Honourable mention, IPA Lucie awards: Panoramic

2018 Honourable mention, Australian Photography Awards (Documentary)

2018 Finalist, Beyond the Bluestone, Victorian Archive Gallery, Melbourne

2017 Highly commended, Capture Magazine Awards (Documentary & Photojournalism)

2017 Finalist, Lensmist Awards, G2 Gallery Kingston Arts Centre, Melbourne

2017 Highly commended, Magnum Street Photography Awards

2017 Finalist, Catwalks to Sidewalks, Victorian Archive Gallery, Melbourne

2017 Finalist, Of Kin & Kind, Victorian Archive Gallery, Melbourne

2016 Finalist, Hair, Victorian Archive Gallery, Melbourne

2014 2nd place, Melbourne in a Moment

2008 Honourable mention, IPA Lucie awards: Editorial (environmental)


Prints in Collections

Public: Multiple images held in the Victorian Public Archive Collection and Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre

Private: Limited edition prints held in Australian and International collections  


Selected clients

Samsung

Mercedes Benz 

Jaguar

Range Rover

Honda    

Mitsubishi

Ray White

Selsun

Vincent Design Supply

Luke Fry Design

Rex Lin Architects

Pureharvest

Remedy Kombucha 

Group Hug Creative

DIIMEX (editorial)

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