Biography

Biography

Lives and Works
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Born
1971 Lae, Papua New Guinea

Education
1994 Bachelor of Arts (Visual), Canberra School of Arts, Australian National University

Solo Exhibitions
2011 Resurface, 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace, Gold Coast, QLD
2009 Inside Outside, 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace, Gold Coast, QLD
2002 Suburban Vegetation, CPM Workshop Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW
1994 Paintings by Guy L Warren, Hyatt Hotel, Canberra, ACT

Selected Group Exhibitions
2016 Eutick Memorial Still Life Awards, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, Coffs Harbour, NSW
2015 Eutick Memorial Still Life Awards, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, Coffs Harbour, NSW
Moreton Bay Region Art Awards, Pine Rivers Community Centre, Brisbane, QLD
Subversion, Tortuga Studios, Sydney, NSW
2014 Eutick Memorial Still Life Awards, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, Coffs Harbour, NSW
2012 Bleach Festival, Gold Coast, QLD
2011 Prometheus Visual Art Award, Gold Coast, QLD
2010 19 Mood Swings, 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace, Gold Coast, QLD
2009 The Border Art Prize, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Gold Coast, QLD
Summer Show, 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace, Gold Coast, QLD
2008 The Duke Gold Coast Art Award, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Gold Coast, QLD
Represented Artists + Guests, 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace, Gold Coast, QLD
Tales from the Cold Ghost II, 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace, Gold Coast, QLD
Pine Rivers Sixteenth Annual Art Awards, Pine Rivers Regional Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
2006 The Border Art Prize, Tweed Regional Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW
Wonderland, Gold Coast, QLD
Bandwagon, Gold Coast, QLD
2005 Tuesday’s Child, Gold Coast, QLD
2003 CPM National Print Awards, Tweed River Regional Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW
North and South, Art Gallery Studio 48, Newcastle, NSW
The Pink Poodle Art Prize, Bond University Art Gallery, Gold Coast, QLD
2002 Compact Prints, Umbrella Studio, Townsville, QLD
The Border Art Prize, Tweed River Regional Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW
2001 Anti-matter, Tweed River Regional Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW
The Border Art Prize, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Gold Coast, QLD
1997 Tweed Valley Art Prize, Tweed River Regional Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW
1995 Bed and Breakfast, Craft Council of the ACT Gallery, Canberra, ACT
Leichhardt Street Studios Group Show, Canberra Club, Canberra, ACT
1994 10th Birthday Tenants Art Show, Spiral Arm Gallery, Canberra, ACT
1993 Interval, Canberra School of Art Gallery, ANU Canberra, ACT
Current Trends, Canberra School of Art Gallery, ANU, Canberra, ACT

Prizes
2016 Winner, People’s Choice Award, Eutick Memorial Still Life Awards, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, Coffs Harbour, NSW                                                 Winner, Staff Choice Award, Eutick Memorial Still Life Awards, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, Coffs Harbour, NSW                                                       Finalist, Eutick Memorial Still Life Awards, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, Coffs Harbour, NSW
2015 Winner, People’s Choice Award, Eutick Memorial Still Life Awards, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, Coffs Harbour, NSW                                               Finalist, Eutick Memorial Still Life Awards, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, Coffs Harbour, NSW
Finalist, Moreton Bay Region Art Awards, Pine Rivers Community Centre, Brisbane, QLD
2014 Finalist, Eutick Memorial Still Life Awards, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, Coffs Harbour, NSW
2011 Finalist, Prometheus Visual Art Award, Gold Coast, QLD
2008 Finalist, The Duke Gold Coast Art Award, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Gold Coast, QLD
Finalist, Pine Rivers Sixteenth Annual Art Awards, Pine Rivers Regional Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

Media                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               2016 EMSLA Art Prize Generates Excitement in the Art World, Denis Driver, NBN News, nbnnews.com.au                                                                               Still Life Stunning on Canvas, Coffs Coast Advocate, 16/11/16                                                                                                                                             Winners are Grinners, Nat Thomas, nattysolo.com                                                                                                                                                                     2008 Artists Creating a Cultural Coast, ABC Radio Gold Coast, 22/8/08 and ABC Online
2007 802 Gold Coast Arts Website, feature artist for June/ July and interview by Mariam Arcilla
2001 Eclectic Exhibition, Tweed Times 3/8/01
Images of the Tweed, Gold Coast Bulletin 28/7/01
Anti-Matter at Gallery, Daily News 26/7/01
Anti-Matter that Matters, Daily News 24/7/01
Young Artists Take to Stage, Daily News 23/7/01

Other Achievements
2009 Workshop Facilitator, Expressions of Self Program, Headspace, Gold Coast, QLD
2008 Artist in Residence, Couran Cove Island Resort, QLD
2003 Vice-President, Community Printmakers Murwillumbah, NSW
2002 Vice-President, Community Printmakers Murwillumbah, NSW
Artist in Residence and Workshop Assistant, Community Printmakers Murwillumbah, NSW
2001 Artist in Residence, Tweed River Regional Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW
1993 Performance and collaboration with band TISM, ANU Bar, Canberra, ACT

Collections
Tweed Regional Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW
PricewaterhouseCoopers, Canberra, ACT
Private Collections in Australia and overseas