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Education.
Diploma of Art ‘Tapestry’
South West Institute of Tafe,
2009
Diploma of Art, ‘Visual Arts’
Ballarat University Tafe.
Studies in,
Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Life Drawing,
Material Studies.
1998 - 2007
Master Class
2015
Cresside Collette
2012
Cheryl Thornton
Australian Tapestry Workshop
2010
Tim Gresham
2008
Aino Kajaniemi
2007
Gerda van Hamond
2006
Valerie Kirk
2000
Archie Brennan and Susan Martin Maffei

Solo Exhibitions. 2014
'For the Love of Colour'
The Gap Vineyard,
4133 Ararat – Halls Gap Road Halls Gap.
Friday 21st Feb to Monday 5th May.

Group Exhibitions. 
2017
'Elements'
Traveling exhibition,
Australia and New Zealand.
2015
'Tapestries Debbie Herd and Jan Leishman' 
Ararat Regional Art Gallery
28th January 2015 to 15th March 2015
2014
'UNTITLED/UNJURIED'
University of Rhode Island,
Providence, Rhode Island. USA.
'Light and Shade'
Traveling exhibition,
Australia and New Zealand.
2013
"Canberra Community Tapestry Exhibition'
Act Legislative Assembly Canberra.
'From the Mountains to the Sea'
Traveling exhibition.
Australia and New Zealand.
Fate, Destiny and Self Determination: An international tapestry project
Canada. 
' The Big Draw'
National Gallery of Australia.
2012
'Circles and Squares'
Traveling exhibition.
Australia and New Zealand.
2010
‘Mixed Threads’
Graduate exhibition.
Warrnambool Art Gallery.
2009
‘Tapestry Blues’
Travelling exhibition.
Australia and New Zealand.
2008
‘Land’
American Tapestry Alliance
Online Exhibitions Pages,
(current)
‘Land’
International Tapestry Symposium.
Canberra
2007
‘Beyond the Smoke’
Grampians Grape Escape Festival,
Halls Gap 
2006
‘Celebrate Tapestry’
Warrnamboll Art Gallery
2005 to 2006
‘Finding Home’
Findinghome@tapestry.au/ca
Traveling postcard exhibition, Canada and Australia
‘Finding Home’
American Tapestry Alliance,
Online Exhibition Pages,
(current)
2004
‘Twist 'n' Shape
Ararat Regional Art Gallery,
Victoria, Australia.
2001
‘The Group’
Ballarat University Tafe,
Stawell Campus,
Victoria, Australia.
2000
‘Painting Class of Year 2000’
Ballarat University Tafe,
Stawell Campus,
Victoria, Australia.

Selected Publications.
2015
Down Under Textiles
Issue 20
2011
‘Tapestry Topics’
The American Tapestry Alliance.
Spring 2011 Vol 37 No 1
Mistletoes of Southern Australia
 David M Watson
2008
The Australian Hand Weaver and Spinner
Vol 61 2008
2006
American Style
Issue 51
Textile Fiber Forum
Issue 4 No 84

Published Writing. 
2014
'Tapestry Topics'
American Tapestry Alliance,
Spring 2014 Vol 40 No 1.
2013
Guest Editor
'Tapestry Topics'
American Tapestry Alliance
Fall 2013 Vol 39 No 3
2012
‘Tapestry Topics’
American Tapestry Alliance.
Fall 2012 Vol. 38 No. 3
2010
‘Tapestry Topics’
American Tapestry Alliance.
Winter 2010 Vol 36 No 4
2009
‘Blog Tech’
American Tapestry Alliance website.
http://www.americantapestryalliance.org/Education/Ed_Ar/BlogTech/BTLaneIntro.html
2008
‘Tapestry Topics’
American Tapestry Alliance.
Winter 2008 Vol 34 No 4
Book Review,
Artists’ Tapestries from Australia 1976-2005
Sue Walker.
http://www.suewalker.org/
‘Tapestry Topics’
American Tapestry Alliance.
Summer 2008, Vol 34 No 2

Web Blog 2007- Current:

Memberships:
Ararat Regional Art Gallery Advisory Committee, 2010 to Current
American Tapestry Alliance
Australian Tapestry Network (online)
British Tapestry Group
Tapestry 2005 (online)
Tapestry Weavers Oz (online)
Grampians Arts Trail
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