Curriculum Vitae

Artist Bio

Tal was born in Israel in 1988 and moved to the Gold Coast, Australia in 1996 where she went on to graduate from Griffith University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts with 1st class Honors majoring in Contemporary Arts and Studies in Arts and Creative Industries. Currently Tal is a PhD candidate with the Centre for Cultural Partnerships in the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) at the University of Melbourne.

Tal is a is textile artist who works in a style that involves combining the techniques of appliqué quilting, drawing and embroidery in order to create large-scale figurative cloth wall-hangings. Her work looks to address issues of gender equality, social and environmental justice and often involves some aspects of social engagement, community participation or collaborations with non-profit organisations.

Tal is a published author and also has extensive experience working in the non-profit sector as a community development worker, adult educator and in community disaster resilience building.

Education

PhD (2014- Current)
Centre for Cultural Partnerships, Victorian College of Arts
Melbourne University. Commencement date: February 2014

Bachelor of Arts with Honours (2009)
Griffith University School of Humanities Gold Coast, QLD
Conferral Date: 26 March 2010, Testamur: 156788
Major: Contemporary Arts and Studies in Arts, Creative Industries

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment – TAE4011 (2013)
Gold Coast Institute of Tafe, Gold Coast

Certificate III in Community Service Work (2009)
Navigation Arts Business Training Course, accredited by YWCA, NSW

Certificate III Business Administration (2009)
Navigation Arts Business Training Course, accredited by YWCA, NSW

Certificate II in Information Technology (2009)
Navigation Arts Business Training Course, accredited by YWCA, NSW
Specialising in: Microsoft Office, Photoshop CS4, WordPress, Blogger, Final Cut Pro, Flash

Bachelor of Arts (2008)
Griffith University School of Arts Gold Coast, QLD
Majoring in Contemporary Art and Creative Arts Industries

Australia Business Arts Foundation (4 October 2008)
Business Case Approach seminar

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (23 October 2008)
Creative Business seminar

Year 12 Certificate (2005)
Robina State High School Gold Coast, QLD
Achieved an Overall Position (OP) of 9

Guest Program (2005)
Griffith University Queensland Collage of Arts Gold Coast, QLD
1301QCA  Fine Art Studio Foundation 1

Student for a semester Program (2004)
Bond University, QLD
CORE11-121 Contemporary Issues in Law and Society

Recent Exhibitions

We Are A Sanctuary – KINGS Artist Run Initiative, Melbourne (7-29 April, 2017) Curated by Danielle Toua, Hanann Aldaqqa and Katherine Kohler

Feminist Fiber Art –Virago Gallery, Seattle USA (March-April, 2017)            “Feminist Fiber Art” was curated by Iris Nectar to promote the work of fiber artists and to showcase the dynamic artistic range and possibilities within the fiber medium.

DAWN & I – George Paton Gallery, Melbourne (2016)
This exhibition, held in the main room of the George Paton Gallery, will feature my textile art work alongside the art work of my Grandmother, textile artist Dawn Fitzpatrick who will be 94 at the time of the exhibition. (30 August – 10 September  2016)

IWDA Fifty Fifty Project
Hosted by Igniting Change this one night exhibition featured the 50 portraits created as part of Tal’s craftivist project. This project raised over $2790 for the International Women’s Development Agency and the 50 participants of the project all received their portrait as a gift from the artist.
(11 March 2016)

Songs of Freedom – Celebrating Democracy Quilt Exhibition 
M.A.D.E (Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka), 102 Stawell St South, Ballarat (19 Nov 2015 – 31 Jan 2016)

hillsceneLIVE
Live art performance of socially engaged Craftivism project “PM Please”
Pop-up live art festival held in Monbulk, VIC (30 October 2015)

f Generation: Feminism, Art, Progression
George Paton Gallery, University of Melbourne (7-16 October 2015)
Curators: Veronica Caven Aldous, Dr Juliette Peers and Caroline Phillips

Resilience: Stories in Cloth,
Solo show as part of Emerald PAVE Art Festival (11 April – 17 April 2015)
Emerald Community House, Emerald VIC

Grants and Awards

APA Scholarship (2014-2016)

Regional Arts Development Fund  (2010)
Awarded $11,682 for a song writing and recording program held by Crossing Divides

Runway Emerging Designers competition (2010)
First place recipient of the Gold Coast Fashion store “Runway” annual Emerging Designers Competition.

Regional Arts Development Fund (2010)
Awarded $2000 for fashion collaboration with Gold Coast designer Erin Davis

2009/2010 Gold Coast Art Centre Café Arts annual Banner competition (2010)

Awarded two places in the 2009/2010 banner

Dean of Arts Honours Scholarship (2009)
$3,000 scholarship to undertake honours at Griffith University

Griffith Award for Academic Excellence (2008)
Griffith University School of Arts Gold Coast, QLD
Awarded for studies in the Bachelor of Arts

Rapid Response Cultural Development Fund (2008)
Awarded $750, as curator, to cover the costs of the “PROFILE” Robina Gallery Exhibition.

Rapid Response Cultural Development Fund (2007)
Awarded $750 for “A-Maze” interactive installation at Wonderland Festival (25 November 2007)

Griffith Award for Academic Excellence (2007)
Griffith University School of Arts Gold Coast, QLD
Awarded for studies in the Bachelor of Arts

Books:

  • T.Fitzpatrick, 2016, ‘Chapter 3: Community Disaster Resilience’ in B. Clements, et al., 2016, Disasters and Public Health: Planning and Response (2nd Edition) Elsevier Inc., Oxford. ISBN: CLEMENTS-9780128019801

Publications:

  • T.Fitzpatrick and Katve-Kaisa Kontturi, 2015, ‘Crafting Change: Practicing Activism in Contemporary Australia’ in Craft Rhetorics, Harlot of Hearts edition no.14. Accessible from: http://harlotofthearts.org/index.php/harlot/article/view/290/185
  • Creyton, T.Fitzpatrick, T. Monteiro, 2014, ‘Engaging Learners: A Community Partner’s Perspective’, in Engaging Australia – University Community Engagement and Service Learning, Cambridge Scholars Publishing Ltd, Newcastle.
  • T.Fitzpatrick, J. Molloy, 2013, The Role of NGOs in Building Sustainable Community Resilience, QUT 9th annual International Conference of the International Institute for Infrastructure Renewal and Reconstruction, p.1-14
  • Dr A. McAlpine, T. Fitzpatrick, 2012, International Students – Community Engagement Program, Engage Australia Conference, Brisbane
    Online Details: http://engagementaustralia.org.au/next-steps-conference/2012-conference/ accessed on 26/08/2013
  • Jende, T. Fitzpatrick, 2011, Creating Impact, Artspoken Queensland Regional Arts and Culture Conference, online details: http://www.arts.qld.gov.au/arts/resources/artspoken-session.pdf
  • Fitzpatrick, 2013, Re-thinking International Student Engagement in Volunteering, Innovate research Bulletin, edition 8, p.2-4
  • T.Fitzpatrick 2014, Community Capacity Building – The Road to Community Resilience, Innovate Research Bulletin, edition 9, p. 7-8
  • T.Fitzpatrick (ed) 2012, Resilience, Innovate Research Bulletin, edition 7, p.1-20
  • M. Creyton, T.Fitzpatrick, 2012, Adaptive Leadership for Volunteer Managers, Innovate research Bulletin, edition 6, p.2-4
  • T.Fitzpatrick, 2011, A Significant Contribution, Innovate research Bulletin, edition 5, p.5-7

Conference/ Symposium presentations:

  • Fitzpatrick, M.Mayhew and T.Splawa-Neyman, 14-17 December 2016 ‘Making Change: Textiles, gender and power’ presented at the 11th Association for Cultural Studies ‘Crossroads in Cultural Studies’ conference, Sydney University, Sydney.
  • Fitzpatrick, 1-3 Dec 2016, ‘Craftivism: driving social change as a durational performance of dissensus’, presented at the Technicity, Temporality and Embodiment 10th International Somatechnics Conference, hosted by the University of Queensland and Southern Cross University, Byron Bay.
  • Fitzpatrick, C.Phillips, M.Mackay, M.Macfarlane and A. Speirs, 27-28 September 2016, ‘Creating with Communities: A panel conversation on the ethics of Socially Engaged Art’ presented at the iDare 2016: Creative Arts Research and the Ethics of Innovation Conference, held at VCA, University of Melbourne.
  • Fitzpatrick, 29 June – 1 July 2016, ‘Craftivism’, The Popular Culture Association POPCAANZ 7th Annual International Conference, Sydney University Village, Sydney.
  • T.Fitzpatrick, 27-19 September 2015, ‘Diffraction and Dissensus: Diffraction methodologies for dissensual art making’, VI International New Materialisms Conference, VCA &MCA Melbourne University.
  • T.Fitzpatrick,  5-7 November 2014, ‘Building and Enhancing Community Resilience’, Texas Department of State Health Services Annual Preparedness Coalition Symposium, Galveston, Texas USA
  • T.Fitzpatrick,   29-30 August 2013, ‘Virtual Volunteering’, City and County: Volunteering Innovation in the 21st Century, Albury NSW
  • T.Fitzpatrick, 5 May 2013, ‘Community Resilience’, Regenerating: People Place Prosperity Preparedness Forum, Kinglake VIC
  • T.Fitzpatrick, 29 February 2012, The Role of Local Leadership in Community Resilience, LGAQ State Conference, Rockhampton QLD
  • T.Fitzpatrick, 4 – 5 October 2012, Creativity for the Non-Profit Sector, Innovate Symposium 2.0, Griffith University Eco Center, Brisbane QLD
    Online Details: http://www.volunteeringqld.org.au/web/index.php/policy-research/menu/innovate/innovate-symposium/665-innovate-symposium-20
  • M.Creyton, T.Fitzpatrick, 2012, Rountable Presentation: Community Engaged Learning for International Students, Engage Australia Conference, Brisbane
    Online Details: http://engagementaustralia.org.au/next-steps-conference/2012-conference/ accessed on 26/08/2013
  • T.Fitzpatrick, 18 – 19 August 2011, Being Creatively Engaged, Innovate Symposium, Griffith University Eco Centre, Brisbane QLD
    Online details: http://www.volunteeringqld.org.au/web/index.php/policy-research/menu/innovate/innovate-symposium/664-innovate-symposium-10
  • T.Fitzpatrick, 4 November 2009, When Art meets An ‘Other’: Indigenous Australian Art, Griffith University Centre for Public Culture and Ideas Graduate Symposium

In the Press:

The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald, “Craft activists are changing the world, one stitch at a time” (20 March 2016) accessible from: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/craft-activists-are-changing-the-world-one-stitch-at-a-time-20160316-gn7801.html 

More Gold Coast, “Quilting as a passion, a hobby and a political statement” (26 June 2015) accessible from: http://www.moregoldcoast.com.au/quilting-a-passion-a-hobby-and-a-political-statement/

Project Delivery/Workshop Facilitation:

  • Natural Disaster Resilience Leadership project, 2011-2014, Locations: Cairns, Ipswich, Mackay, Charleville, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Gatton, Gympie, Moreton Bay, Fernvale, Biloela, Tweed, Taree, Kingaroy, Rosedale, Atherton. Further details available online: http://www.emergencyvolunteering.com.au
  • National Student Volunteer Week, 2013, online details: http://www.volunteeringqld.org.au/NSVW
  • QUT International Student Volunteer Initiative, 2012-2013
  • UNESCO Looking Beyond Disasters Forum #3, Auckland NZ. 4, 5, 6 December   2012. And UNESCO Looking Beyond Disasters Forum #2, Sendai, Japan. 16, 17, 18, 19 August 2012. Contributed to the drafting of a recommendation report of handling natural disasters from a youth perspective which was presented to the UN  http://emergencyvolunteering.com.au/home/projects/menu/unesco-youth-looking-beyond-disasters-forums
  • Access Arts and Autism Gold Coast, 2011-2012, Disability support worker
  • Volunteer arts worker for SCISCO – a Gold Coast youth support service for youth at risk, running arts workshops and facilitating the painting workshop of the “O.A.T” (Being Outdoor Achieving Transformations) program
  • Research assistant for Professor Paul Tacon as part of Anaru Bay- Wellington Range NT Collaborative Archaeological Research Project (July 2010)
  • Volunteer with Gold Coast City Art Gallery, 2010
  • Workshop facilitator for Gold Coast City Council “make your mark” workshop series 2010

Recent Professional Experience

Organisation: VCA New Materialism 2015 Conference
Position:
Conference Coordinator
Start/End Dates: September 2014 – October 2015
URL: http://www.newmats2015.net/about.html 
Average Hours per Week: on Average 5hrs per week until the week of the conference (September 27-29 September 2015) when the hours will increase to full time.
Role description/relevance: In this role it is my responsibility to: work with the conference committee to organise this international conference; receive and respond to all email correspondence regarding the conference; support speakers and conference participants to organise their travels and assist them with any queries or issues; coordinate volunteers in the lead up and during the conference; manage room bookings, catering and other logistical issues in the lead up to and during the conference; be there to manage the conference, support speakers with any technical issues and to ensure the event runs smoothly.

Organisation: Igniting Change Inc.
Position: 
Social Media Advisor
Start/End Date: May 2014 – January 2015
Average Hours per Week: 5-8hrs per week.

Role description/relevance:
My role with Igniting Change which is a small Melbourne based charity was to assist them to develop a social media strategy and to start them on the path of using social media as one of their day-to-day tasks. This involved working closely with the management team in order to come up with a vision for their social media and then to coach them on using the technology. I now stay in touch and continue to support the organization in a volunteer capacity.

Organisation: Volunteering Queensland
Position: Leadership Coordinator (full time)
Start/End Date: 
March 2011 – March 2014
Level 6 Project Manager for the Natural Disasters Resilience Leadership Project, leadership coordinator in the Education and Policy department.

Roles:
– Project development
– Project management
– Workshop facilitation
– Research and development
– Coordination of volunteers
– Review, assessment and reporting

Previous Project and Professional Experience
in the Creative Industries

Judging panel – QLD Youth Volunteer awards 2011 (June – July 2011)
One of 5 members of the volunteer judging panel for the 2011 Qld Youth volunteer awards, held annually by the Department of Communities

Roles:
– Go though applications and give my recommendation for the winning nominations

Aviv Fashion (April 2010-2011)
Co-founder of fashion line Aviv along with business partner Erin Davis.

Roles:
– Design and silkscreen printing of fabrics
– Branding for business including logo, business cards, promotional material
– Grant writing
– Manage online presence
– Co-manage business

 “Youth leading Youth” research project – Volunteering Queensland (2011- Current)
I am working as a part of a small team working on researching “Youth leading Youth” in the volunteer sector with the aim of putting together a document and workshop series to aid organisations better engage with young people and encourage them to facilitate the development of young people as community leaders.

Roles:
– Research
– Project development
– Community liaison
– workshop facilitator
– data collection and analysis
– writing papers, outcome reports

Draw Club (February 2011 – Current)
Facilitator of weekly drawing classes at the Business Gold Coast Fashion Incubator Studio, Corner of Bermuda Rd and Lake Orr Drive, Varsity Lakes, Gold Coast

Roles:
– Develop workshops
– Workshop facilitation

Access Arts (2011- Current)
Disability support worker for a young man with autism

Roles:
– Develop personally tailored program
– Facilitate the growth of professional skills through weekly one-on-one sessions
– Support in professional development endeavours
– Evaluation and reporting on outcomes

Autism Gold Coast (2011- Current)
Independent living skills instructor on a trial program designed to facilitate the development of young individuals with autism.

Roles:
– Program development
– Program facilitator
– Evaluation and reporting on outcomes

Flat White Spaces, Artist Run Initiative (2011)
Flat White Spaces is an ARI that holds pop-up exhibitions in alternate spaces around the Gold Coast

Roles:
– Project development and coordination
– Grant writing
– Event management
– Exhibiting artist

 Board member Crossing Divides Inc.  (2011)
Crossing Divides is a not-for profit organisation that runs arts and music programs for young people between 16 and 25 who have a disability.

Roles:
– Board member
– Spokes person

 Crossing Divides Inc. (August 2010- January 2011)
Employed by Crossing Divides, a community run not-for-profit organisation that runs art programs for young people with disabilities, as project coordinator and workshop facilitator.

Roles:
– Team leader
– Contracting arts workers and musicians
– Program research, development, implementation, facilitation and evaluation
– Reporting on outcomes
– Contact person,
– Communication and reporting to Board
– Administration, budgeting, invoicing, handling petty cash
– Grant writing and acquittal
– Web development
– Marketing and events management
– Researching the future sustainability of the organisation

International Volunteer Day Seminar  (2 December 2010)
Presented at the International Volunteer Day Seminar on Engaging new and emerging volunteers, seminar held at the Greenbank RSL, Hillcrest, QLD

SCISCO- career pathways, real options for youth (October-November 2010)
Volunteer art facilitator on the SCISCO B.O.A.T (Being Outdoor Achieving Transformations) program.

Roles:
– Assisted the design and painting of a timber boat which was restored by the programs participants
– Facilitated the development of participants communication, conflict resolution, team work, finding focus, building positive relationships skills and their engagement with local community

Anaru Bay- Wellington Range Collaborative Archaeological Research Project (July 2010)
Hired as research assistant by Griffith University Professor Paul Tacon to accompany a research team to the Wellington Range in the Northern Territory, Australia on an Indigenous Rock art recording expedition.

Roles:
– Recording Indigenous rock art by photographing measuring and drawing
– Working with local Indigenous community

Gold Coast City Art Gallery (February – July 2010)
Trainee Exhibition Officer mentored by head curator Virginia Rigney

Roles:
– Administration
– Public program development
– Research
– Workshop facilitator for Gallery activity days

 “Make Your Mark” public arts workshops (9 February – 12 June 2010)
Public art workshop series held by the Gold Coast City Council for young people on the Gold Coast.
Palm Beach workshops: 9 Feruary – 23 March 2010, Coomera workshops: 26 April – 7 June 2010

Roles:
– Workshop facilitator
– Promotion of workshops
– Budgeting and acquittal

SCISCO- career pathways, real options for youth (12,15,19,23 April 2010)
Developed a short series of fine arts workshops for two groups (male and female) of youth at risk.

Roles:
– Project development
– Grant writing
– Facilitation

 D’alliance Fringe Festival, Currumbin RSL  (May 2010)
Employed to assist with costuming for “Felix the Wonderer” stage show held at the Currumbin RSL as a part of the annual D’alliance Fringe Arts and Music Festival.

 Gold Coast City Art Centre (12 February – 26 February 2010)
Blog website developer

Roles:
– Gather the appropriate content for Blog site from GC Art Gallery data
– Design and development of Blog site

 Griffith University Centre for Public Culture and Ideas Graduate Symposium (4 November 2009)
Presented paper titled “When Art meets An ‘Other’: Indigenous Australian Art”    

 Art + Skate public art project at Elanora Skate Park , Mirikai (9 February – 8 June 2009)
Artist and Arts worker

Roles:
– Artist
– Workshop facilitator
– Grant writing and fundraising
– Assistant coordinator

 Robina Community Gallery “PROFILE” exhibition (24 November – 8 December 2008)
Project Manager and Co-Curator

Roles:
– Pitch exhibition to Gold Coast City Council
– Grant writing and fundraising
– Curatorial duties and process
– Management of launch event
– Liaison with artists and relevant agencies

 Gold Coast City Council, Cultural Development Unit (19August2008 to 9 October 2008)
90hrs work experience

Roles:
– Research and report on the establishment of an International Arts Exchange program with one of the Gold Coast’s Sister Cities. Based on my report and on my recommendations a website has now been established that showcases artists and musicians from both cities, visit: http://culturalexchange.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/
– Compilation of the cultural development fortnightly eNewsleterr “What’s Hot”
– Project support to the officer responsible for the Creative Juices Professional Development Program

“Resonance” multi-media, multi-arts performance at Expressive Grounds (6 June 2008)
Event coordinator and co-creator                                                                                                                

Roles:
– Conceptualisation and creations of performance in collaboration with 4 fellow artists/performers
– Promotion and delivery of event
– Venue Hire
– Equipment hire, set up/ take down
– Liaison with media
– Budgeting

 Griffith University Theatre Troup (GUTT) (2007)
Club President

Roles:
– Recruitment of members
– Management of GUTT events
– Devised promotional campaigns and fundraising
– Coordination and management of venue program
– Coordinating members and volunteers rostering
– Oversee budgets and expenditure

 

Previous Exhibitions

“Skate Decksabition 2”, Surfers Paradise Festival ‘One Way’ project (9 July 2011)
Group skate deck exhibition/ competition

“Empowering Woman”  at the Commune, Burleigh Heads (10 July – 23 July 2011)
Group exhibition to raise money and speak out against abuse

Flat White Spaces #1, Bermuda Point Building, (1 April – 3 April 2011)
Group Exhibition curated by local ARI “Flat White Spaces”  

Reap N Sow, Burleigh Heads art/fashion boutique (2010)
Paper cuttings stocked at Reap N Sow store, Burleigh Heads

“Under 3 Hundy” (24 July 2010)

Group exhibition at Reap N Sow store, Burleigh Heads

The Cavern Café (August 2010)
Exhibiting artist at Cavern Café for August, Miami, Gold Coast

‘Digiquarium’ video art/ new media project, Surfers Paradise Festival (May-June 2010)
Selected by renowned new media artist Jason Nelson and employed by the Surfers Paradise Alliance to create video art work for the Surfers Paradise Festival’s ‘Roaming Projections’ project.

‘Oneway Project – Skate board exhibition’ Surfers Paradise Festival (June 2010)
Included in group exhibition of painted skate boards

Bread and Butter Group Exhibition, Gold Coast (April 2010)
Group exhibition at Bread and Butter restaurant and bar, Kirra, Gold Coast

‘Self Portrait Project’ Art House Coop (23 April 2010)
Brooklyn Art Library, 201 Richards St #16 Brooklyn, New York, USA

Brunswick Street Gallery annual Art Prize, Melbourne (4 December 2009-7 January 2010)
Photographic work accepted into Art prize exhibition

Gold Coast City Art Centre – “Café Arts Annual Banner Competition” (30 November 2009)
Two photographs won a place on the Café Arts banner that stays up for a year

Traffic Signal Box  “Artbox” project for Gold Coast City Council (12 June – 31 July 2009)
Painted four Traffic signal boxes in Broadbeach

‘Burleigh Winter Solstice Festival’ (20 June 2009)
Projected photographic works as a part of ‘History of Burleigh’ group collection, Gold Coast

‘PROFILE’ (24 November – 8 December 2008)
Photographic exhibition, Robina Community Gallery, Gold Coast

‘Art for Heart’ charity auction (18 June 2008)
Donated photographic work, Gold Coast

‘OPEN: SPACE’ group exhibition  (14 December 2007)
TCB, Brunswick St Mall, Brisbane

‘Wonderland’ music/arts festival (25 November 2007)
Interactive installation titled “A-Maze”
Currumbin Bird Gardens, Gold Coast

‘OPEN: HOUSE’ group exhibition (October 2007)
The Old Post Office Gallery, Gold Coast

Tiny Gold ‘Tales from the Cold Ghost’ group exhibition  (25 August 2007 to 08 September 2007)
Black + Neon Gallery, Gold Coast

CBD ‘Labyrinth’ group exhibition (March 2007)
CBD Gallery, Elizabeth St, Brisbane

Solo exhibition  (01 February 2007)
Swinging Safari restaurant/ bar, Gold Coast

Performances

Extra for film clip of “Upside down frown” by A French Butler Called Smith (21 March 2010)

“Resonance” Performance (6 June 2008)
Lights/Projector technician, Expressive Grounds Gold Coast                    

On stage painter for the Red Paintings show (21 June 2007)
Shark Bar, Gold Coast

Live portraiture” Live-Art Performance (01 June 2007)
Griffith University GUTT Night, Gold Coast

 

Publications and Appearance History

“Quilting: a passion, a hobby and a political statement” MORE Gold Coast (2015)
Feature story by Emily Toxward
http://www.moregoldcoast.com.au/quilting-a-passion-a-hobby-and-a-political-statement/ 

“The Love Is Here” limited edition book (2011)
One of 25 artists who won a spot in the limited edition print of “The Love Is Here” book and exhibition held at ‘Rancho Notorious’ in Melbourne and ‘aMBUSH’ in Sydney

“Artist 2 Artist” ABC OPEN (2011)
Participated in “Artist 2 Artist” a digital stories project where 12 artists came together to create digital stories about each other, available online at the ABC Open website

LMTD SPACE (3 June 2011)
Featured artist on ARI website www.lmtdspace.wordpress.com

Aviv (2010)
Acilla, M. (nov 2010) “Creative Inhabiting: Making Spaces On the Gold Coast” Gold Coast Creative: Gold Coast.
Gold Coast Style Magazine (September 2010), Gold Coast Bulletin (22 June 2010)

Self Portrait Project – Art House Co-op   (2010)
A paper cut self-portrait of mine is featured in this book based around the 2010 “self Portrait Project” exhibition held by Art House Co-op in Brooklyn, New York, USA

Merge Magazine (3 December 2009)
Online write up on “Café Arts Banner Annual Competition” http://www.merge.com.au/social/gc_cafe_arts

Griffith University Graduates Seminar (November 2009)
Presenter, Paper title: “When Art Meets An ‘Other’: Indigenous Australian Art”

“Gold Coast Events” website (June 2008)
Featured artist, http://www.myspace.com/gcevents

The Gold Coast Sun (2008)
Featured as a part of Dot Collective for “Resonance” performance, Published 04 June 2008

The Gold Coast Bulletin (October 2007)
Featured as an emerging artist,  Published 09 October 2007 

Design

Fabric design and web blog, business cards and promotional material for Aviv Fashion line (2011)
Web and promotional material design for jeweller Sofia Fitzpatrick (2010 – 2011)
Crossing Divides promotional materials, web blog, flyers, posters (2010)
Business card and flyer design– Nadja Ostro (2009)
Web blog design for Gold Coast Arts centre “Kuru Alala” Exhibition tour (2009)
T-shirt design- “Live at the Loft” CD launch (2009)
Business card and poster design for DJ “Groovemonster” (2009)
Band T-shirt and sticker design- “The Lung Shrubs”  (2009)
Album cover design – “Jiggy Jiggy” by “Shoebox” (2007)
Griffith University “GUTT” club poster (2007)