CURRICULUM VITAE

Born 1977, New Zealand. Lives and works in Sydney, Australia. 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019 An Immeasurable Distance, The Lock-Up, Newcastle, 10 August - 6 October
2018 between stars, between stones, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney.
2016    Dark Matter, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney.
2015 Iota, Gallery Funaki, Melbourne.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019 Decade+, Australian ART OMI Committee Survey Show, Dominik Mersch Gallery.
2019 The Fall, Dominik Mersch Gallery, curated by Alanna Irwin.
2018 Condo, Mexico City, represented by Dominik Mersch Gallery.
2018 Summer Group Show, Dominik Mersch Gallery.
2017 NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship, Artspace, Sydney.
2017 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize.
2017 Paramor Prize, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre (winner of the Mayoral Award).
2017 10 - Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, Dominik Mersch Gallery.
2017 PAS17.2, Parramatta Artists Studios, curated by Elizabeth Chang.
2016 Parramatta Artists Studios Ideas Platform exhibition, Artspace. Curated by Alexie Glass-Kantor, Talia Linz, and Sophia Kouyoumdjian.
2016 Drawing Conversations, drawing symposium at National Art School. Participation by invitation, invited to exhibit by Catherine O’Donnell. 
2016 The Blake Prize. Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre. 
2016 Phenomena. Parramatta Artists Studios / Parramatta Lanes. Curated by Sophia Kouyoumdjian.
2016 Parramatta Artists Studios at The Kings School 37th Annual Art Show. Curated by Sophia Kouyoumdjian.
2016 The F Show. North Contemporary Art Space. Curated by Abdullah M.I. Syed.
2015 Sydney Contemporary. Dominik Mersch Gallery, 2015.
2015 Drawn To Form: The Matter in Hand. Blacktown Arts Centre. Curated by Merran Esson and Abdullah M.I. Syed, 2015.

SELECTED AWARDS AND GRANTS
2019 Arts Projects Grant, Australia Council for the Arts.
2018 Art Omi Australia Committee Fellowship for Art Omi Artists Residency, New York USA.
2017 NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship, Create NSW and Artspace Sydney. Finalist.
2017 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize. Finalist.
2017 Paramor Prize, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre. Winner of the Mayoral Award.
2016    NSW Artists Grant, National Associated of Visual Arts (NAVA).
2016 The Blake Prize. Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre. Finalist.
2016 Blacktown City Art Prize. Finalist.
2013 New Work Grant, Visual Arts Board, Australia Council for the Arts.

SELECTED RESIDENCIES AND WORKSHOPS
2019 Asad Raza workshop, Kaldor Public Art Projects, The Clothing Store, Carriageworks, Sydney.
2019 Parramatta Artists Studios Rydalmere residency.
2018 Art Omi Artists Residency, New York USA.
2018 Parramatta Artists Studios, one year residency.
2018 The Lock-Up, Newcastle, artist in residence.
2017    Parramatta Artists Studios, one year residency.
2016    Parramatta Artists Studios, one year residency.
2016 House of Wonder art + science residency with Radio Astronomer Dr Andrew O'Brien of Western Sydney University. Part of the Gravity (and Wonder) exhibition program at Penrith Regional Gallery and The Lewers Bequest.

SELECTED ARTIST TALKS AND PROJECTS
2019 Youth Mentoring program with Western Sydney HSC art students. An initiative of Peacock Gallery, Parramatta Artists Studios, and Information and Cultural Exchange (ICE).
2017 Art + Science CONNECT (Sydney Science Festival), MAAS Powerhouse Museum, artist talk.
2016 House of Wonder panel discussion. Gravity Geeks Art, Science and Ideas Symposium, Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre. A joint venture by Penrith Regional Gallery, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) and Western Sydney University.
2016 Drawing Conversations. Exhibiting artist at National Art School drawing symposium.
2016 Various artists talks for students a part of House of Wonder residency, Penrith Regional Gallery.
2015 Panel discussion about the relationship between drawing and ceramics. Blacktown Arts Centre.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2018 ’The only certainty is transformation: Emma Fielden’s changing states, The Art Life, Nadia Odlum, November 2018, http://theartlife.com.au/2018/the-only-certainty-is-transformation-emma-fieldens-changing-states/
2017 Art is exercise for the brain - Art + Neurobiology, Art Guide Australia, Dr Barbara Doran, February 2017, www artguide.com.au/art-plus/art-exercise-brain
2016 Invisible Forces, exhibition review, ArtAsiaPacific, Chloé Wolifson, July 2016,  www.artasiapacific.com/Blog/INVISIBLEFORCES
2016 Gravity and Wonder in the Art Gallery, radio interview, Booksand Arts with Michael Cathcart, ABC Radio National, 4 October 2016, www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/booksandarts/gravity-(and-wonder)/7899862

COLLECTIONS
Private collections in Australia and abroad.

SELECTED EDUCATION
2004 – 2006 Advanced Diploma in Jewellery and Object Design, TAFE NSW Sydney Institute Design Centre.
2005 – 2006 Certificate III in Hand Engraving, TAFE NSW Sydney Institute Design Centre.
1995 Associate Diploma in Music (performance), Australian Music Education Board.