ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Creation of a new initiative in 2018 called Artriage, which assesses and cares for surrendered artworks at the Resource Work Cooperative

  • Wilderness Gallery redesign & redevelopment, including a new Artist Residency & Exhibition Program. The new Wilderness Gallery was awarded joint winner of the Cradle Coast Regional Tourism Awards for Visitor Experience in 2017

  • Judging for the Tasmanian Art Society Awards 2017 & 2019

  • Judging for the Royal Hobart Show Art Prize 2017, 2018 & 2019

  • Judging for the Tasmanian Media Awards 2017, 2018 & 2019

  • Nominated for the Telstra Business Woman of the Year Award, 2016

  • Judging panel for Kingborough Art Prize 2016

  • Creative Producer/Director– Tarkine in Motion – Festival of Voices July 2015

  • Social Enterprise Scholarship recipient to undertake the Tasmanian Leaders Program 2013

  • Reviewer at the Sydney Biennale 2012

  • AbaF (Creative Partnerships) Good Practice Recognition 2011 – awarded for pro bono work with individual artists

  • Presenter at the Volunteering Tasmania Conference in Hobart, Tasmania May 2011.

  • International blogger for The Huffington Post reporting on the Social Enterprise World Forum, San Francisco April 2010. One of two chosen to travel to the US to cover the event.

  • JUNCTION 2010 Regional Arts Australia Conference - presenter

  • Producer-ARTHOUSE 2007-showcasing Derwent Valley painters & photographers

  • Script writer–Bronze Medal entry for International LivCom Awards in Barcelona, Spain for Derwent Valley Council presentation

  • Producer-Blues & Art Sale 2005-curated, promoted & managed works by 29 artists

  • Creative Producer-Big hART’s Radio Holiday project & media, marketing, PR & production support for the Ten Days on the Island 2005 performance

  • Publicist-Melbourne Festival 2005-Radio Holiday

  • Publicist & Production support-Sydney Opera House show–kNOT@Home 2004

  • Publicist & Production support-International Federation for the Teaching of English Conference-kNOT@Home 2004

  • Publicist & Director support to Scott Rankin -Beasty Grrrl in Ten Days on the Island – 2005

  • Commendation at the World Town Planning Day Awards – Community Safety Kit – Glenorchy City Council 1997

  • Co-author on the 1st Tasmanian Crime Prevention & Community Safety Directory-launched by the Minister for Justice 1998

  •  PUBLISHED PAPERS

    • Author of Community Development Project Management Training & Manual 2015

    • Author of Learning from Branching Out; An Exploration of social enterprise in the Tasmanian Arts Sector Feb 2013

    • Author of Tasmanian Social Enterprises; Capturing their Stories 2012. A publication produced with the support of the Institute for Regional Development, UTAS.

    • Co-author of the Tasmanian Social Enterprise Study 2011 a UTAS and Tasmania Government initiative mapping social enterprise in Tasmania.

    • Co-author of the Tasmanian Crime Prevention & Community Safety Directory–a 1st for the state launched by the Minister for Justice–1998