Formal training in a Diploma of Art and Design- Ceramics, plus a Diploma of Education concluding in the early 1970’s. Teaching career spanning an excess of 35 years teaching within the Diploma of Ceramics for the majority of that time.
Teacher of the Year 2005 Box Hill Institute.
President of Ceramics Victoria Inc for 3 years then Workshop Officer until the group closed in 2014.
‘Celebration’ competition winner 2006 Box Hill Arts Centre.
Solo exhibition ‘Visual Delights’ Box Hill Arts Centre 2007.
Works elected for the international Salzbrand Keramik competition in Koblenze, Germany 2006.
Invited International guest artist representing Australia at the Mungyeong Tea Bowl Festival, South Korea 2007-2010.
The ‘Harold Hughan’ Award winner run by Ceramics Victoria 2007.
Travelled with, and participated in the ‘Golden Earth’ exhibition in New Delhi, India 2010.
Curated 2 major exhibitions at the Art Space – City of Whitehorse …’Masters of the Wheel’2010. …’Then and Now’2012.
Judged the ‘Flinders Teapot Show’ 2013.
Residency in Jingdezhen, China May 2015.
Visual Arts Adviisory Committee member, City of Whitehorse.
Represented in recent exhibitions: ‘Victorians Stepping Up’ Canberra Conference, July 2015. International Tea Expo, Geelong, 2015. Selected for the Manningham Ceramic Award 2015. ‘Highlights from the Ceramic Victoria Collection’ 2016 on show at Arts Space.