Curriculum Vitae

Career Highlights

Australian Print Triennial - Emerging Artist Exhibition          

Selected for inclusion in the first APT in Mildura, October 2015.           


Zone 1 - LWOO Solo Exhibition, Port Jackson Press - 2015                     

Solo exhibition of artwork focusing on Melbourne’s inner urban environment.                                         


#RitzHeritageOverlay - Geelong Gallery, 2014 - 15                                         

Large urban art foyer installation commissioned by the Geelong Gallery. 


5G:ID - COGG Mural Commission - 2014                                                         

Chrissy Amphlett mural for the City of Greater Geelong’s public art portfolio.


Represented by Port Jackson Press, Melbourne - 2014                        

First Melbourne based gallery representation.                                             


Local: Solo Exhibition, Boom Gallery - 2013                                                        

Near sellout exhibition focus on Geelong’s urban environment.  


Queenscliffe Art Prize: Finalist - 2013                                                   

Selected for exhibition at Seaview Gallery for the $10,000 art prize.   


Represented by Boom Gallery - 2012                                                       

First commercial gallery representation.                                                         


Only dead fish go with the flow: Solo Exhibition - 2012                                 

Solo urban art crossover exhibition covering social politics.                             


The Silent Scream: Louis Mathieson Library: Monash University - 2011   

Exhibition of Political Art in Artist’s Books by Monica Oppen & Peter Lyssiotis.                                                                              


Sweet Streets Urban Art Festival & Prize: Finalist - 2010                                         Australia’s premier urban art exhibition and festival based in Melbourne.                                              


BSG Art Prize Finalist - 2009                                                                       

Selected as a finalist in the $10,000 Brunswick Street Gallery Art Prize.


 ‘Not Quite Art’ Artist Residency: Cloverdale Community Centre - 2008           

Five day residency creating ephemeral art with the local community.           


’7days’ Artists Residency: Allan’s Walk, Bendigo - 2005               

Residential residency based out of Latrobe Universities VAC Gallery apartments and producing work for Allan's Walk Gallery.                                                                


NAVA Artist Grant: Subculture - 2004                                                           

Lead artists funding to cover exhibition associated costs for Subculture.                                                                                                        


Art Insert: Media Artist,Commonwealth Games Geelong Live Site - 2004 Multimedia animation working with a sound artist to create an artistic interlude

on the large format public screen set up at Geelong’s waterfront.           


Geelong Arts Alliance: Chair - 2001                                                       

Community arts organisation that delivered a conceptual framework for

presenting contemporary community art in regional Victoria.

Recent Press & Publications

PRJKTR - Issue 2

Artist Inverview  - July 2015, Pg 12


Gallery in Transition - Geelong Advertiser

Exhibition Review - Dec 2014, Pg 20


Street Art puts on the Ritz in gallery - Geelong Advertiser

Article Nov 2014, Pg 41


It's familiar territory for arts desire - Geelong Advertiser

Article Aug 2014, Pg 38/39


Chrissie Presence - Geelong Advertiser

Cover Image & article June 2014, Pg 1/4


Divine Reinvention - Geelong News

Cover Image & Article, June 2014


Site temporarily turns into gallery - Geelong News

Article, April 2014, Pg 11


The Art of Evolution - The Weekly Review

Profile - Dec 2013, Pg 13


Making art of everyday - Geelong News

Article - July 2013, Pg 17


Heart goes Boom - Geelong News

Article - Nov 2012, Pg 20


The Silent Scream - Book

2011, Pg 177/178


Making Space: ARIs in Victoria - Book

2007, Pg 222/224




Deakin University Art Collection


City of Greater Geelong - Public Art Collection


Charles Sturt University


Various private collections locally and overseas



Artist Books:


Bibliotheca Librorum Apud Artificem Collection


State Library of Victoria


Sackner Archive


National Library of Australia


Field Study Archive



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