Awards and Commissions

Awards

  • 2017 The Flanagan Art Prize, St Patrick’s College, Ballarat
  • 2017 Silver Medal, Science and Art, Past and Future, Shenzhen, China
  • 2016 Finalist, Rick Amor Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of Ballarat.
  • 2014 Beyond Bank Major Art Award
  • 2013 American Society of Botanical Artists’ Diane Bouchier Artist Award for Excellence in Botanical Art.
  • 2013 Finalist,  Wilson Visual Arts Award. Trinity Catholic College Lismore.
  • 2012 Highly Commended, Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, South Australian Museum
  • 2012 Tallas Award, 15th ASBA/HSNY Annual International Juried Exhibition of Botanical Art
  • 2010 Tallas Award, 13th ASBA/ HSNY Annual International Juried Exhibition of Botanical Art.
  • 2007 Australian Print Awards. Bronze Medal. PrintBound
  • 2007 Silver Gilt Medal, Royal Horticultural Society United Kingdom.
  • 2005 Gold Medal, Royal Horticultural Society United Kingdom.
  • 2004 Silver Medal, Royal Horticultural Society United Kingdom.
  • 2003 Bendigo Telco Outstanding Artist Award, 35th Annual Easter Rotary Arts Exhibition

Grants/Residencies

  • 2016 Denver Botanic Gardens, Artist in Residence Program
  • 2016 Transylvania Florilegium Residence
  • 2016 Australian Arts Council Grant (Arts projects for individuals)

Commissions

  • Biosis Pty Ltd, Melbourne, interpretive boards for Epsom Park (pen-and-ink).
  • M&C Saatchi Agency Pty Ltd, Melbourne, two pen-and-ink drawings, Camellia sinensis (Green tea) and Echinacea purpurea (Echinacea), for Berri Juice ad campaign, 2004.
  • The Highgrove Florilegium. This project was created under the umbrella of The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation and celebrates and records in a permanent way the Flora in the Garden at Highgrove.
  • The artist has been selected for inclusion in the Transylvania Florilegium presently being created under the umbrella of the Prince of Wales’s Foundation Romania to record in a permanent way the flora of Transylvania.