May 15, 2014
Awards Commonwealth Centenary of Federation Medal: for Distinguished Service to the Arts. Program development and delivery excellence award Cooloola Sunshine Coast Institute of Tafe William Fletcher Scholarship. Appointments Arts Minister’s Cultural Advisory Council. Creative Queensland Policy writing team. Arts Law Queensland Board of Directors. Sunshine Coast Arts Industry Precinct (SCAIP) Board of Directors. Sunshine Coast Council Arts and Community Cultural Plan Advisor. Consultant - Crossing Divides Creative Industries Youth Hub Currumbin. Appointed Arts and Cultural portfolio NPWD&CC Commonwealth Government Department Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs. Chairman Creative Recovery aboriginal mental health project Far Nth Queensland Invited Member, (INCCA) International Network for the Conservation of Contemporary Art. Arts Industry Assessment Panels Arts Queensland Major Grants and Creative Fellowships Assessment Panels 1999 – 2004. Arts Queensland Industry Expert (Current) Arts Queensland Creative Fellowships assessment panel 2002 – 2005. Maroochy Shire RADF Panel 2000 – 2003. Positions Held 2009 -2010 – Part time – Coordinator and Developer Art from the Margins - Brisbane Festival. 2004 -2009 – Full-time - Executive Director Access Arts Inc (QLD) 1999 -2002 - Part-time lecturer - CSIT Contemporary Sculpture Diploma. Visual arts tutor, mentor - Creative Minds Youth Arts Caloundra Sunshine Coast 1997 -1998 - Part-time tutor - post graduate drawing program - Part-time tutor Foundation Studies Visual Arts program QUT Academy of the Arts. 1991 - 2004 - Independent Arts and Community Cultural Development project developer and manager. 1991 – 2012 – Multi- arts Installation artist.