Life to me is pure visual poetry.
“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.”
Awards, Exhibitions and Education
2017-Finalist Head On Portrait Award
2016-Exhibitor of curated show “All new Home” Northern Rivers Community Gallery
2016- Finalist Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award
2016- Finalist The National Photographic Portrait Prize
2015- Winner of the Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture
2015- Winner of The Peoples Choice Award of the National Portrait Prize
2015- Finalist Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize
2015- Finalist National Photographic Portrait Prize
2014- Finalist art and about Australian Life
2014- Finalist Australian Life instagram competition
2014- Judge Walkley Young journalist of the year Photographic
2013- Winner of Northern NSW Journalism award for best use of Photography in News, Sport or Feature
2013- Exhibitor in Kaunas Foto Festival in Lithuania and other Baltic States.
2012- Exhibitor “Divergence: Photographs from elsewhere” FotoFreo
2012- Judge Walkley Young photojournalist of the year
2011- Solo exhibition “Sea Dreaming” at Global Gallery Sydney in conjunction with the Head-on Photo festival.
2011- Finalist in Centre for Contemporary Photography Documentary award
2011- Finalist in the Moran prize for Contemporary photography
2011- Finalist in William and Winifred Bowness Photo prize at Monash Gallery of Art VIC
2010- Named as Australia’s top emerging photographer, by Industry leaders for Capture Magazine.
2010- Finalist in the Moran prize for Contemporary photography
2010- Exhibitor in Australia’s leading festival for photojournalism, Reportage 10th Anniversary, Sydney
2009- Winner of Walkley award for portraiture
2009- Photo workshop with David Alan Harvey at home in NYC
2009- Finalist Moran prize for Contemporary photography
2009- Finalist Sony projections
2008- Finalist Head On portrait prize
2008- Winner of PRODIS award for feature photography
2004- Certificate III in Photography Ultimo Tafe
1998- BA (Communications) Newcastle University.