born 1967 Melbourne
lives and works Melbourne
 

Education And Travel

2006 MFA Printmaking, National Art School , Sydney
2001-06 Lecturer, Sessional Printmaking, School of Creative Arts, University of Melbourne
Technical Officer, School of Creative Arts, University of Melbourne
2004 Printmaking teacher, Winja Ulapna Aboriginal Art Program
Relief Printmaking Workshop, Bali International School Indonesia
Sessional Teacher, Box Hill Institute of TAFE, Arts Technology
2002 Emergency Teaching, VCE Studio Arts & Media
Sessional Teacher, Box Hill Institute of TAFE, Arts Technology
2001 Sessional Teacher, Box Hill Institute of TAFE, Arts Technology
1997-00 Print Council of Australia , Committee Member, Treasurer
1996, 9, 00 Technician, Australian Print Workshop, Fitroy
1995-00 Technical Officer, Victorian College of the Arts
1998-00 Lecturer, Sessional Printmaking, Victorian College of the Arts
1994 Bachelor of Arts (Honors) Fine Art RMIT
1991 Diploma of Education, Hawthorne Institute of Education, University of Melbourne
1989 Bachelor of Arts (Printmaking) Victoria College , Prahran
 
 

Solo Exhibitions

2009 Significant Others, Reflecting on a Relationship Australian Galleries, Sydney
2008 Preview followed by Melbourne Art Fair Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2007 If You Can’t Bite, Don’t Show Your Teeth Colville Gallery, Hobart, Impressions Gallery, Canberra
If You Can’t Bite, don’t Show Your Teeth Australian Galleries, Sydney
2006 If You Can’t Bite, Don’t Show Your Teeth Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2005 Unleased , Doggett St Studio Gallery, Brisbane
2004 Yesterday I was a dog. Today I am a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog
Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Sydney
Recent Works , Australian Galleries Works on paper, Melbourne
2002 Recent Works Red Gallery, Vic
2000 Drag Racing Firestation Print Studio Inc. Vic
1999 Penthouse Pets West Space, Footscray, Vic
Down Faced Dog cityartpublicspace, Transport Shelters, Vic
1993 Dog Day Afternoon Australian Print Workshop Access Studio, Fitzroy, Vic
 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015 Annual Artists Show, Coville Gallery, Hobart
2014 Annual Artists Show, Coville Gallery, Hobart
2013 Annual Artists Show, Coville Gallery, Hobart
2007 Sci-Fi Stephen McLaughlin Gallery, Melbourne
Fremantle Print Award, Fremantle
Waterhouse Natural Art Award Adelaide
Group exhibition Burnie Print Prize
2006 City of Hobart Art Prize Jewellery/Printmaking
2 Dog Night , Colville Street Art Gallery , Hobart
Group Exhibition Australian Galleries, Melbourne
Swan Hill Regional Gallery, Vic Acquisition Award
2005 beastiary curated by Stephen Wickham. Stephen McLaughlin Gallery, Vic
Jacque Cadry Memorial Art Prize (finalist) Fox Studios, State Library of NSW
33 Port Jackson Press, Melbourne
We are all animals La Trobe University Visual Arts Gallery, Bendigo , Vic
Contemporary Works on Paper Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Melbourne
2004 Species Australian Galleries Works on paper, Melbourne
The Hutchins Art Prize , Hobart
23, a print exchange Port Jackson Press, Phyliss Palmer Gallery , La Trobe University , Vic
In the presence of All Creatures Great and Small Australian Galleries
Works on Paper, Sydney
MPRG Works on Paper Mornington Peninsular Regional Gallery, Vic
Albury Art Prize Albury Regional Art Gallery , NSW
Pelt RMIT Project Space, Vic
The Grant Gallery , Sanur, Bali , Indonesia
2003 Sex and Death Stephen McLaughlan Gallery, Vic
Group Show Red Gallery, Vic
MPRG Works on Paper , Mornington Peninsular Regional Gallery, Vic
Shell Freemantle Print Award, WA
Geelong Print Prize, Vic
City of Banyule , Works on Paper Award, Vic
International Print & Drawing Award , Silpakorn University , Thailand
2002 Melbourne Summer Urban Art Tram Shelters
MPRG Works on Paper Mornington Peninsular Regional Gallery, Vic
Majority Rules!(Part One) Free Gallery, Glasgow , Scotland
Silk Cut Award Linocuts Glen Eira Arts Centre, Vic
Hutchins Art Prize Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart
Shell Freemantle Print Award Freemantle Arts Centre, WA
Asylum Art Exhibition & Auction Dante's Gallery, Vic
2001 New Q 2001 Counihan Gallery, Vic
Minutia Australian Print Workshop, Vic
ALL THE RAGE Keith Murdoch Gallery, State Library of Victoria
A4 ART West Space, Melbourne
Hutchins Art Prize The Hutchins School, Tas
Something for the Ladies ..Penthouse & Pavement Art Space, Vic
2000 New Q 2000 Linden Art Gallery , Vic
Postcard Show Linden Gallery, Vic
Swan Hill National Print & Drawing Acquisition Award Swan Hill Regional Gallery, Vic
Proof Positive Gold Treasury Museum , Vic
Play Thing Span Galleries, Vic
The Korea Australian Exchange Exhibition RMIT Gallery, Storey Hall
Hutchins Art Prize The Hutchins School , Hobart
menagerie@treasury Gold Treasury Museum , Vic 
A4 Art West Space, Vic
1999 Play Thing Craft Victoria
Rene Ellen Jones Memorial Print Award Warrnambool Art Gallery
Impressions Australian Print Workshop, Fitzroy, Vic
Shell Freemantle Print Award Freemantle Arts Centre, WA
AGITATE! A celebration of street art Platform 2 Flinders St Station & Lower Swanston Town Hall, Vic 
Williamstown Acquisition Art Prize Vic
Geelong Print Prize Geelong Art Gallery , Vic
SWAP Australian Print Workshop, Fitroy, Vic
The Cask, An Aussie Icon Umbrella Gallery, Townsville, University of Southern Queenland , Toowoomba, Swan Hill Regional Gallery, Vic
1998 Decalog – A Catalogue of Ten Years of Australian Printmaking, Metropolitan Museum of Seoul , Korea
The Cask, An Aussie Icon Access Gallery, National Gallery of Victoria
A Dog's Breakfast Myer, Melbourne
Geelong Print Prize Geelong Art Gallery , Vic
Shell Freemantle Print Award Freemantle Art Centre, WA
1997 International Print Exhibition Porland Museum, Oregon, USA
The Embellished Egg, Mornington Peninsular Regional Gallery, Vic
Animal Exhibition Australian Print Workshop, Fitroy, Vic 
Geelong Acquisition Print Prize , Geelong Art Gallery, Vic
Australian Printmedia Awards UWS Macarthur, NSW
1996 21 st Annual Shell Freemantle Print Award Freemantle Arts Centre, WA
12th Biennial Prints Acquisitive Exhibition Mornington Peninsular Regional Gallery , Vic
1995 Print Council of Australia 1995 Member Prints Tin Sheds Gallery, University of Sydney, NSW, Noreen Graham Galleries , Brisbane, Print Council of Australia , Vic
Transfer Australian Print Workshop, Fitzroy, Vic
1994-95 Canson Student Print Award Queensland College of Art Gallery, Qld, College of Fine Art Gallery, NSW, Australian Print Workshop, Fitroy, Vic
1994 RMIT Graduate Printmakers Exhibition 333 Collins Street , Melbourne
Watch This Space Platform Exhibition Space, Spencer St , Melbourne
19 th Annual Shell Freemantle Print Award Freemantle Arts Centre, WA
International Triennial of Graphic Art Bitola Republic of Macedonia
Erotica Group Show Australian Print Workshop Access Studio, Fitroy, Vic
Eureka Group Show Engramme , Quebec
1993 Christmas Show Australian Print Workshop Access Studio, Fitroy, Vic
Partners in Print, Melbourne Sydney Print ExchangeAustralian Print Workshop Access Studio, Fitroy, Vic
1992 Christmas Show Australian Print Workshop Access Studio, Fitroy, Vic
Partners in Print – Melbourne Australian Print Workshop Access Studio, Fitroy, Vic
1990 St Kilda Festival Exhibition Linden Gallery, St Kilda, Vic
Fringe Festival Exhibition Fringe Studios, Fitroy, Vic
1989` Victorian Tertiary Students Inter Campus Arts Festival RMIT Gallery, Vic
 

Awards

2003 Mornington Peninsular Regional Gallery, Works on Paper MPRG, Acquired
2002 Silk Cut Award, Acquired
2000 New Q 2000, Acquired
1999 Rene Ellen Print Award, Warrnambool Art Gallery , Acquired
1997 International Print Exhibition, Portland Museum , Oregon , USA , Acquired
1996 Mornington Peninsular Regional Gallery, Works on Paper MPRG, Acquired
1994 Print Council of Australia , Member Print Commission
1988 Powell Street Gallery Award, Victoria Gallery , Melbourne , Highly Commended
 

Collections

Art Gallery of New South Wales
National Gallery of Australia , ACT
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery , Tas
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery , Tas
La Trobe Picture Collection, State Library Vic
Gold Coast City Art Gallery , Qld
Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Vic
Toowoomba Regional Gallery, Qld
Warrnambool Art Gallery , Vic
La Trobe Regional Gallery, Vic
Burnie Regional Gallery, Tas
Feemantle Arts Centre, WA
University of Southern Queensland , Qld
City of Whitehorse
Print Council of Australia , Melbourne , Vic
Australian Print Workshops, Vic
London Print Workshop , UK
Edinburgh Print Workshop, Scotland
Glasgow Print Workshop, Scotland
Belfast Print Workshop , Ireland
Chiangmai Contemporary Art Museum , Thailand
University of Papua New Guinea
Portland Art Museum , Oregon , USA
The Chicago Print Collective Workshop, USA
Silk Cut Collection
Canson Australia Pty Ltd
 

Bibliography

Morrow, C Pelt exhibition review www.accaonline.org.au 2005
Low, L Open Gallery , Spectrum, Sydney Morning Herald 4/5 Dec 2004 p.20
Hill, P Sticks and Bones , Spectrum, Sydney Morning Herald 11/12 Dec p.20
Cininas, J Pelt exhibition catalogue Sept 2004
IMPRINT SUMMER 2004 Vol 39 No.4 Preview p.25
Crawford, A Deborah Williams;Etchings & Linocuts The Age, Agenda 29 Feb, 2004 p.19
Clarke, P & Haultain, L Interview ABC Melbourne 774 18 Feb, 2004
St Leger, D Review 5 th Hutchins Art Prize IMPRINT SUMMER 2001 Vol 36, No.4
Tsara, O All the Rage Exhibition Catalogue The Post Modern Advertising Massage: Take It or Leave It Aug 2001 p. 34 & 36
Interview Art Rave Today 3PBS 20 Jan 2000
Arts Feature INPRESS Issue 592 12 Jan 2000 p.43
McAuliffe, C Exhibition Review Sunday Arts 3LO 4 July 1999
Bolch, U Exhibition Review IMPRINT plus SPRING 1999 Vol 34 No.3
Sign of the Times Today Section, The Age 27 Sept 1999 p.1
Taylor, R Interview High & Low 3RRR 22 Sept 1999
No room for a dog with a message Today Section, The Age 22 Sept 1999 p.10