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1977 Graduated from Sydney College of the Arts – Visual Communication

Majored in Fabric Design and Screen Printing.

1989 Exhibition Secretary for the Quilters’ Guild of N.S.W.

1991-95 joint Co-ordinator of the New Quilt, Manly Art Gallery & Museum

1997 Juror The New Quilt – The Green Show, Manly Art Gallery & Museum


Selected Exhibitions

2019 Quilt National – Dairy Barn, Athens, Ohio, USA

2019 Golden Textures – Goldfields Gallery, Maryborough, Victoria

2018 QUILTS=ART=QUILTS – Schweinfurth Art Centre, NY, USA

2018 Sydney Quilt Show – Special Exhibitor – Retrospective, Sydney, NSW

2017 Art Quilt Australia Ozquilt Network – Launceston, Tasmania

2017 Expressions the Wool Quilt Prize – Launceston, Tasmania

2017 Dare to Differ – Gallery M, Adelaide, South Australia

2017 Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award, Victoria

2017 Quilt National – Dairy Barn, Athens Ohio, USA

2017 Quilt NSW – Members Exhibition, Darling Harbour, NSW

2016 Quilt Expo en Beaujolais – Villefranche en Saone, France

2016 Quilt NSW – Members Exhibition Glebe Island, Sydney, NSW

2016 Petite – Wangaratta Art Gallery, Victoria

2015 Quilt Festival – Birmingham, England

2015 One Step Further – Mildura Victoria

2015 Dare to Differ Gallery M, Adelaide South Australia

2015 Art Quilt Australia OzQuilt Network – Geelong Victoria

2015 Expressions Wool Quilt Prize – Wool Museum, Geelong Victoria

2014 Carrefour Europeen du Patchwork – Alsace France

2012 The New Quilt Regeneration – Manly Art Gallery NSW


2017 Emerging artist award (CREAM)
Quilt National USA (REFLECTIONS: Dusk)

2016 Art Quilt 1st prize
Quilter’s Guild Exhibition (FLORA: Eucalyptus 2)

2015 One Step Further 1st prize large quilt
(FLORA: Bushblooms 5)

2015 Modern Quilt Show 1st prize, improvisational category
(FLORA: Canopy 2)

2012 Contemporary Art Quilt & Judges Choice
Quilters’ Guild Exhibition (FLORA 6)

2012 Master Contemporary Art Quilt
Quilters’ Guild Exhibition (FLORA 6)

2011 Contemporary Art Quilt Prize – Quilters’ Guild
(Bushwalk Flora 2)

2010 One Step Further–Victorian Quilters’ Guild- Runner up
(Bushwalk Flora 4)


1992 Quilters’ Kaleidoscope. Dianne Finnegan
Simon & Schuster Australia (MY TROPICAL GARDEN)

1993 Creative Patchwork. Annette Claxton
New Holland (Publishers) Ltd. UK (OH ROY)

1995 Colours of Australia Directions in Quiltmaking
AJ.B.Fairfax Press – Publication Australia (ORIGINS)


1994 (ORIGINS) Quilters’ Guild of NSW

2004 (KIMBERLEY COLOURS) Prospect Gallery, Adelaide South Australia