Born Cairns 1965, lives and works in Tumoulin, Atherton Tablelands



2017                        Precious, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
2014                        Sue Ryan: Camp Dogs, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns
2013                        Mongrel, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
2011                        Tip Dog Diaries, Centre of Contemporary Art, Kick Arts, Cairns
1995                        Mythos, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns
1992                        The Carnival, Hilton Hotel, Cairns



2017                        The Torrid Zone: Celebrating 25 Years, KickArts, Cairns
2017                        Sydney Contemporary, Martin Browne Contemporary, Carriageworks, Sydney
2016                        Summer Exhibition, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
2016                        Hidden, Rookwood Cemetery Sculpture Walk, Sydney
2016                        Auckland Art Fair,  Martin Browne Contemporary, New Zealand
2016 -2107              Ghost Net Installation at The Oceanographic Museum, Monaco (collaborative with Ceduna Art Centre/ Darnley Arts);
                                The Ethnographic Museum of Geneva, Switzerland
2016                        WWW.W Weaving, Warp, Weft & Women, Ewart Gallery, Sydney
2015                        Our Island, Our Sea, an Ocean Away, ReDot Gallery,Singapore
2015                        Spring Group Exhibition, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
2015                        Sydney Contemporary, Carriageworks/ Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
2015                        The Dog Show, Woolloongabba Art Gallery, Brisbane
2015                        Celebrating 20 years: Works from the Permanent Collection, Cairns Regional Gallery
2014                        Spring Collectors Exhibition, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
2014                        Martin Browne Contemporary at the Melbourne Art Fair
2014-2015               Gyre: The Plastic Ocean, Anchorage Museum, USA; David J. Spencer CDC Museum, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Fisher Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA
2014                        Coast, Janet Holmes ‘a Court Gallery, WA
2013                        Summer Exhibition, Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
2013                        MBC at Sydney Contemporary, Carriageworks, Sydney
2013                        Mesh, Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts, Townsville
2012                        GhostNet Collaborations, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns
2011                        ‘GhostNets Australia’, Exhibition of ghost net artists, Butter Factory Arts Centre, Cooroy
2010                        Momentum, Centre for Contemporary Art, Kick Arts, Cairns
2009                        Line, Centre for Contemporary Art, KickArts, Cairns
2005                        Dugongs of Hinchinbrook, KickArts, Centre of Contemporary Art, Cairns
2000                        Unchartered – The River, Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns; Mildura Regional Gallery
1995                        Locate Yourself, KickArts, Cairns
1994                        Made in Eden, Women’s Show, Tanks Art Centre, Cairns
1993                        The Fish John West Regrets, Cairns Regional Gallery
1992                        Wheel, Recycled exhibition,  Crackerbox Palace
1989                        Appropriately After, Arch Lane Public Art, Brisbane
1985                        Notuvida Jungle, That Contemporary Art Space, Brisbane


2012 Sculpture by the Sea, public workshops, Sydney, NSW
2009-12 CIAF, Cairns, public workshops and artist exchange program, QLD
2011 Floating Land Festival, Sunshine Coast, Installation; public workshops, QLD
2010 Mental Health Conference, Public Display & Cultural exchange – Aurukun, Moa Island, Sebel Hotel, Cairns, QLD
2009 Weaving Wisdom with Yarrabah artists, Ideas’ Festival, State Library, Brisbane, QLD
2008-09 Experimental Drawing Workshops, Adult Community Education, Atherton, QLD
1996-13 Artist workshops and residencies and cultural collaborations in Aurukun, Pormpuraaw, Yarrabah, Coen, Lockhart River, Thursday Island,
Moa Island, Darnley Island, Hammond Island, Mapoon, Mornington Island, Bamaga, Atherton Tablelands, QLD
1996 Resident Artist. TANKS Art Centre, Cairns, QLD


Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
Janet Holmes ‘a Court Collection, Perth, WA
Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns, QLD
Private collections in Australia and overseas

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