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Curated Projects

2013

Ping Pong, Design Hub, RMIT University, supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Colombia, RMIT University and Multicultural Arts Victoria, featuring works by Greg Creek and Jorge Julian Aristizabal

Process Presence/Processo Presenza, Museo Italiano, Melbourne

Heartlands Refugee Fine Art Prize, fortyfivedownstairs, Walker Street Gallery, Werribbee Park Mansion

2012

Sifting Time…, Chinese Museum, Melbourne, 2012

2012 Heartlands Refugee Fine Art Prize, fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne 2012

Rubaba Haider, Words For Art, Art Melbourne, 2012

Ma Late: Winner of the Heartlands Refugee Fine Art Prize, Point Nepean National Park, 2012


2011

Connexion / Confienza - Connection / Trust, (Curated by Karen Casey from a workshop conducted by Damian Smith & Karen Casey), Centro de los Artes, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, 2011

Karen Casey: Woven Histories - the gift of light, Centro de los Artes, San Agustin Etlan, Oaxaca, Mexico, 2011

Whittelsea City Council Cultural Collection, Whittelsea City Council, Melbourne, 2011 – Words For Art documented the Whittelsea City Council’s Cultural Collection, identifying significant works and producing labels for several hundred works, including bronze plaques for public sculptures.

Sidney Nolan Drought Photographs, Australian Galleries, Melbourne & Sydney

Bayside: Live, Work, Play, The inaugural exhibition of the Bayside Arts & Cultural Centre, Melbourne

Heartlands – Refugee Fine Art Prize, fortyfivedownstairs, (Multicultural Arts Victoria in association with Adult Multicultural Education Services)

2009

Sidney Nolan - a magnificent obsession
, Maroondah Art Gallery

Claire Busuttil Bridge, Maroondah Art Gallery

Lin Onus- Meaning of Life, Maroondah Art Gallery and touring venues

2008

Drawing the line - Perspectives in Contemporary Australian Abstraction, Maroondah Art Gallery

Yosl Bergner Works on Paper 1975 - 2000, Maroondah Art Gallery

Crossing Currents - New Indigenous Perspectives, Maroondah Art Gallery

Chinese Ceramics Through The Ages, Maroondah Art Gallery

Barbara Morely - Voices Memories Echoes, Maroondah Art Gallery

2007

Gary Willis Melbourne Moderne, Maroondah Art Gallery

Sam Fisher The Emperor's New Border Protection, Maroondah Art Gallery

Heading North - Contemporary Asian Artists in Australia, Maroondah Art Gallery

From The Heart - Indigenous Artists Envisioning The Sacred, Maroondah Art Gallery

Carved - Wood Scultpures by Mike Nicholls, Maroondah Art Gallery

Yirrkala and Beyond - Bark paintings and works on paper 1935 - 2000, Maroondah Art Gallery

2006

Unmasked: Sidney Nolan and Ned Kelly 1950-1990, Heide Museum of Modern Art (co-curated with Kendrah Morgan)

Chandraguptha Thenuwara - Barrelism, Maroondah Art Gallery

Sara Lindsay: Serendip, Maroondah Art Gallery and touring venues

2005

Robert Janz, Postrix, Adam Dant, Donald Parsnips Daily Journals, Maroondah Art Gallery

Tony Scott, Two Journeys, Maroondah Art Gallery

2004

Via Vai, Museo Castello Ducale, Palena, Museo Basillico Colle Maggio, Chieti, Palazzo Chisterna, Torino, Italy and
Counihan Gallery Melbourne

Drawing Dust, Red Gate Gallery, Beijing

2004 Sidney Myer Fund International Ceramics Award, Shepparton Art Gallery

Petrus Spronk - Meditations on a Korean odyssey, Shepparton Art Gallery

Heidelberg and beyond, Shepparton Art Gallery

Sidney Nolan and the photographic eye, National Gallery of Victoria, 2003

 

 

ART PRIZES

2011
Heartlands Refugee Fine Art Prize, AMES & MAV, Melbourne (Curator)

2009
R & M McGivern Art Prize, Maroondah Art Gallery, Melbourne (Curator)

2009
City of Greater Dandenong Art Prize, Walker Street Gallery, Dandenong (Judge)

2008
ANL Maritime Art Prize, Mission to Seafarers, Melbourne (Judge)

2007
City of Greater Dandenong Art Prize, Walker Street Gallery, Dandenong (Judge)

2007
Darebin La Trobe Art Prize, Melbourne (Pre-selection)

2006
R & M McGivern Art Prize, Maroondah Art Gallery, Melbourne (Curator)

2005
Banyule Sculpture Prize, Melbourne (Judge)

2004
Sydney Myer Fund International Ceramics Award, Shepparton Art Gallery, (Curator)