Reference from Ambassador of Japan to Australia, University awards and commendation, Interview, Artist bio


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University of Canberra, ACT
Bachelor of Interior Architecture

Edith Cowan University, WA Academy of Performing Arts, Perth
Advanced Diploma of Live Production, Theatre and Events (Props and Scenery)


2013  Group art exhibition – 20 September 2013, DVAA, Darwin.
2013  Successful project implementation – community outreach for the Department of Broadband,
Communications and the Digital Economy.
2011  Design Institute of Australia and University of Canberra Award for Academic Excellence and Outstanding Results for Interior Architecture.
2011   University of Canberra, Faculty of Art and Design Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence, Semester One.
2011  Represented by an art gallery.
2009  Winner of Musique Art Magazine V.I.S.U.A.L. competition for painting and interview published for Musique Art Magazine.
2009  Group exhibition, Sydney and published on various art sites.
2008  Sold out solo art exhibition ‘shades of lightness’, Sydney.
2007  Created independently-run small business exhibiting, selling and distributing art and design.
2000  Design Institute of Australia - Australasian Student Design Award. 


  • Federal and local government, diplomatic and dignitary liaison
  • 10 years Office Support experience as an Executive Assistant, Personal Assistant, Office Manager and Administrator in private and government
  • Arts administration
  • Strong interest and participation in the arts
  • Excellent attention to detail and a very keen eye
  • Excellent presentation and grooming
  • Highly organised with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Visual Artist
  • Multi-disciplinary creative skills – scenic painting, timber and metal construction, props construction, technical drawing, architectural working drawings, visual artist, conceptual drawings
  • Community outreach
  • Project management
  • Campaign Monitor experience
  • Experience in tracking and measuring marketing campaigns.
  • Social media marketing, e-newsletters and online advertising (SEO, SEM & PPC)
  • Initiative and innovative thinker, able to work independently
  • Energetic and engaging
  • Event organisation
  • Strong work ethics
  • Strong research, editing and proof-reading skills
  • Advanced MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Graphic design experience - Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
  • AutoCAD and ArchiCAD
  • Varying database management POSE, Atlassian Jira, MS Access
  • General HTML and CMS experience for website creation
  • Italian language – intermediate level
  • Current working with children card
  • Govt. TRIPS, TRIM software experience
  • Preparation of artist visa applications
  • Grant writing and Govt. report writing


Please note I have undertaken extensive international and domestic personal travel since October 2013.

September 2013
Website creation for Prof. Michel Lefebvre, Election data entry for AEC (temporary).

April 2013 – August 2013 (contract)
Digital Switchover Liaison Officer - Darwin and surrounds, Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Environment

March 2013 – April 2013
Executive Assistant to Chief Medical Officer and Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer, NT Department of Health

March 2013 -April 2013 (temporary role) Executive Assistant to Chief Medical Officer and Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer, NT Department of Health

February 2012 – February 2013
Administrator, Darwin Festival

February 2012
Minute-taking for Department of Business and Employment, Darwin (Hays Recruitment)

June 2010 – January 2012
Executive Assistant to Ambassador of Japan, Embassy of Japan, Canberra

March 2010 – June 2010 (Temporary contract positions of which both companies asked me to continue on a permanent basis)
Personal Assistant to Vice-President, Northrop Grumman, Canberra
Business Support Coordinator, ClicksIT Recruitment, Canberra

November 2009 – March 2010
Campaign Manager (Inventory), MediaSmart, Sydney (digital publishing arm of Sensis)

June 2009 –November 2009
Temporary Content Administrator, Macquarie Group, Sydney

2005 – 2009
User Acquisition Coordinator, Storyz Pty Ltd, Sydney (web and mobile social multimedia
messaging utility and application)

Executive Assistant/ Office Manager to the CEO and CTO, Storyz Pty Ltd, Sydney

2003 – 2005
Personal Assistant to Dr Michel Lefebvre, Steripak, Sydney (A scientific and research consultancy company)


September 2013
Drawn From Life group exhibition
DVAA, Darwin
Freeman’s Reach, NSW
Woollahra, Sydney
Winner for painting
Art Moment Gallery, Bondi
Group mixed media exhibition
sold out solo exhibition


Various positions at art festivals; graphic design jobs for flyers; commissioned artwork; film, television, and theatre positions working in the props and scenery department.


·       Visual Arts
·       Public art
·       Place making/ urban planning
·       Photography
·       Music
·       Yoga

REFERENCES (contact details provided upon request)

Minister Mikio Mori (Ambassador Shigekazu Sato’s posting in Australia ceased in 2012)
Embassy of Japan, Canberra (see Attachment 1)

Alderman Robyn Lesley
Councillor, City of Darwin

Prof. Michel Lefebvre
Philanthropist,  Art Collector, Mathematician
Director, Steripak
Professor, University of Melbourne

Ms Karen Parish
Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer
Department of Health NT

Recruitment agencies: Hays, Darwin; Wizard People, Canberra; Iscope, Sydney


University Awards and commendations


Artist Bio