Born 1955 Maryborough, Victoria, Australia.
2000: MA Fine Art, Research (Ceramics) RMIT University, Melbourne.
1983: Certificate of Stoneware Glazes, Brisbane CAE.
1980: Grad. Dip of Education, Hawthorn State College, Melbourne.
1976: Diploma of Fine Art (Ceramics) Ballarat CAE.
2013: Manningham Victorian Ceramic Art Award – Acquisition Award
2012: VITRIFY Alcorso Ceramic Award (Winner)
2010: National Clunes Ceramics Award (Winner)
2008: Project Grant – New Work VAB Australia Council
2008: Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Award –Acquisition Award
2005: International Touring & Export Grant- Arts Victoria
2004: Craft in Site Grant, Craft Victoria
2001: Project Grant – New Work VACF Australia Council
2000: National Craft Acquisition Award, MAGNT, Darwin
1999: Public Art Work, Ballarat Police and Law Courts
1997: Project Grant – New Work VACF Australia Council
1977: Australia Council Crafts Board Grant to work with Master Craftsman John Gilbert
1982-2012: Teacher and Coordinator – Ceramics, Arts Academy, University of Ballarat.
2016-2017: Teacher, School of Clay and Art, Melbourne
2001-2002: External assessor RMIT University
2013: Judge: Vitrify Alcorso National Ceramic Award
2013 & 2015: Clunes National Ceramics Award
2013: Trudie Alfred Bequest Scholarship