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CV

b.1991
Lives and works in Narrogin, Western Australia

ACHIEVEMENTS & AWARDS
Top 20 Finalist, Boynes Emerging Artist Award, International, 2020
Runner up, Northam Art Prize, Northam WA, 2020
Finalist, City of Stirling Art Award, Perth WA, 2019
Finalist, Claremont Art Award, Perth WA, 2019
Finalist (Paddington and Bulimba Galleries), Lethbridge Small Scale Art Award, Brisbane QLD, 2019 Recipient of Country Arts WA Next Level YCulture Regional grant, 2018
Recipient of Creative Grid Emerging Artist Mentorship, 2018
Winner (Open and Portraiture), Narrogin Agricultural Society Show, Narrogin WA, 2017
Winner (Open and Portraiture), Narrogin Agricultural Society Show, Narrogin WA, 2016
Winner: Short Film Award, HyperVision: Reality Check, Midland WA, 2016
Awarded Access Scholarship to study Fine Art, Curtin University, 2010
Winner: Young Artist Award, South Perth Emerging Artist Award, City of South Perth WA, 2009 Winner: Youth Award (Upper School Division), Black Swan Youth Prize for Portraiture, Perth WA, 2008

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Ephemera, Vancouver Arts Centre, Albany WA, 2020
Quietude, NEXIS, Narrogin WA, 2019

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
The Alternative Archive survey exhibition, John Curtin Gallery, Perth WA, 2021
Shelter, 33 Contemporary Gallery via Artsy, Chicago USA, 2020
Kondinin Art Award, Kondinin WA, 2019
The Alternative Archive: Common Ground, NEXIS, Narrogin WA, 2019
Dryandra Makers Trail, NEXIS, Narrogin WA, 2018
Wickepin Art Prize, Wickepin WA, 2016
HyperVision: Reality Check, Midland Junction Arts Centre, Perth WA, 2016
School of Design & Art Graduate Exhibition, Curtin University, Perth WA, 2012
Walk Your Art Out, Bunbury WA, 2011
Perth Royal Show Art Award, Perth WA, 2010
Emerge, NEXIS, Narrogin WA, 2009
Year 12 Perspectives, Art Gallery of Western Australlia, Perth WA, 2008
Young Originals, Central Institute of Technology, Perth WA, 2008

EDUCATION & SHORT COURSES
Master Copy Workshop with Robin Eley, The Art Academy, Adelaide SA, 2020
Oil Painting Workshop (with Robin Eley), The Art Academy, Adelaide SA, 2019
Creative Grid Emerging Artist Mentorship under Karen Keeley, Narrogin WA, 2018
Ceramics Wheelworking Course, Central TAFE, Perth WA, 2014
Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) with Distinction, Curtin University, Perth WA, 2012
Partial Cert IV in Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft, C Y O’Connor TAFE, Narrogin WA, 2009

MEMBERSHIP
PoetsArtists (international)
Arts Narrogin Incorporated
NAVA

PUBLICATIONS
Pandemic Silver Linings, Seesaw Magazine, June 2020
10 Local Perth Artists You Should Know, Bluethumb Blog, June 2020
Regional Artist Profile (Artist of the Month), Regional Arts WA, June 2020
Radio Interview (Artist of the Month), Artbeat @ RTR FM, June 2020
Grants Boost to Artists, Narrogin Observer, May 2020
Artists Get a Big Boost, Narrogin Observer, April 2020
Artist Profile, Boynes Emerging Artist Award, April 2020
Bluethumb Artist Catalogue Volume No.2, November 2019
Thornton Contemplates Calm in Latest Exhibition, The Weekender, January 2020
Portraits Capture Quiet, Narrogin Observer, May 2019
Media Release: Still Waters Run Deep For Narrogin Artist, The Creative Grid, April 2019
Art Grant a Stepping Stone, Narrogin Observer, October 2018

COLLECTIONS
Portrait of John Butler, Princess Margaret Hospital (acquired through Black Swan Youth Prize for Portraiture), 2008
Artworks held in private collections across Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Singapore and Japan.

WORKS AVAILABLE
Bluethumb
Singulart
Artsy
Blush Retail Gallery, Albany WA