Born
1961                  Sydney, Australia - lives and works in Sydney.


Education
2010-13            Master of Cross Disciplinary Art and Design, COFA, Sydney
1989-90            Düsseldorf Art Academy - (Painting) Post Graduate, Germany
1986                 Higher Art Certificate (Painting) National Art School, Sydney
1984-85            Art Certificate (Painting) National Art School, Sydney
1982-83            Australian Dept. of Education Scholarship, Faculty of Philosophy at Budapest University, Hungary
1979-82            Diploma of Education, Alexander Mackie CAE, Sydney

Exhibitions

2019                 & Dolci, Rochfort Gallery, Sydney

                         Lane Cove Art Award, Sydney

                         Girt by Sea, Rochfort Gallery, Sydney

                         Hunters Hill Art Prize, Sydney

                         Silhouette - the Body of Nature, Rochfort Gallery, Sydney

2018                 Bendigo Art Prize, Bendigo, Victoria

                         Pigments at Play, Rochfort Gallery, Sydney

                         Petals and Pods, Rochfort Gallery, Sydney

                         Equilibrium, Randwick Children's Hospital, Sydney

                         Hunter's Hill Art Prize, Sydney

                         Land and Sea, Rochfort Gallery, Sydney
2017                 Lethbridge Art Prize, Brisbane
2016                 Brisbane Art Prize, Brisbane
                         Volumes 1, Red Sea Gallery, Brisbane
2013                 Blue Box Project, Sydney
2011                 Reliquary - Solo Exhibition, Harrison Galleries, Sydney

2009                 London International Creative Competition, London, England
                         Calleen Art Prize, Cowra Regional Gallery, Cowra
2008                 Paddington Contemporary Fine Art, Sydney
                         Art Sydney 08, Royal Hall of Industries, Sydney
                         Mosman Art Prize, Sydney
                         Landscape Moments, Art Moment Gallery, Sydney
                         ANL Maritime Art Prize, Melbourne
                         Waverley Art Prize, Sydney  
                         Norvill Art Prize, Murrurundi, Hunter Valley, NSW
                         Townsville Art Award, Townsville, QLD     
2007                 Past, Present and Beyond, Maree Mizon Gallery, Sydney
2006                 Norvill Art Prize, Murrurundi, Hunter Valley, NSW

                         Soliloquy - Maree Mizon Gallery, Sydney
                         ANL Maritime Art Prize, Mission to Seafarers, Melbourne
2005                 World Year of Physics Art Prize, Macquarie University, Sydney

                         Effervescent - Solo Exhibition, Maree Mizon Gallery, Sydney
                         ANL Maritime Art Prize, Mission to Seafarers, Melbourne
                         About Face, Gallery 69, Melbourne
                         Art Sydney 05, Sydney
                         Creative Madness, Garvan Institute, Sydney
                         Illuminart, Sydney
2004                 Magyar Kultúra Alapitvány - Solo Exhibition, MKA Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

                         Maree Mizon Galley, Group Exhibition, Sydney
                         Affordable Art, Sydney
                         The Real Archibald, Tap Gallery, Sydney
                         Walking the Street, King Street, Sydney
2003                 Recent Paintings – Solo Exhibition, The Arthouse Hotel Gallery, Sydney

                         Illuminart, Petersham Town Hall, Sydney
                         Creative Madness, Garvan Institute, Sydney
2002                 Relish - Solo Exhibition, Mary Place Gallery, Sydney

                         Now and Then, Westside Gallery, Sydney
2001                 The Shape of Things to Come, The White Room, Sydney

                         Biosphere, St Peters Brickpit Kiln, Sydney
1998                 Fixed in Time - Solo Exhibition, Maudespace, Sydney

                         Mosman Art Prize, Sydney
1997                 Multifarious, Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Sydney
1996                 Campbelltown Fisher's Ghost Award, Campbelltown Regional
                         Gallery, selected exhibition
1995                 Homeshow, Airspace, Sydney
                         Sydney Contemporary Art, Australian High Commission, Singapore
                         Scrabble, Airspace, Sydney
1994                 Piece x Piece - Solo Exhibition, Airspace, Sydney

                         Inner Sydney Alternative Art 94, Australian Embassy, Jakarta, Indonesia
                         Feed, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney, Lismore, Townsville
                         Hungarian Cultural Triennial, NSW University Roundhouse, Sydney
1993                 Recent Paintings - Solo Exhibition, Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney

                         Form, Airspace, Sydney
1992                 Homeshow, Airspace, Sydney
1991                 Microcosm, Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney
                         Ausstellung, Duisburg Theatre, Germany
1990                 Rundgang, Düsseldorf Art Academy, Germany
1989                 Rundgang, Düsseldorf Art Academy, Germany
1988                 Windows and Doors - Solo Exhibition, Sylvester Studios Gallery, Sydney

                         Temple, Sylvester Studios Gallery, Sydney
                         Miniature Show, Sylvester Studios Gallery, Sydney
 
Awards and Competitions

2019                 Lane Cove Art Award (finalist), Sydney

                         Hunters Hill Art Prize (finalist), Sydney

2018                 Bendigo Art Prize, (finalist), Bendigo, Victoria

                         Hunter's Hill Art Prize, (finalist), Sydney

2017                 Lethbridge Art Prize,  (finalist) Brisbane
2016                 Brisbane Art Award, (finalist), Brisbane
2009                 London International Creative Competition, (Honourable Mention) London, England
                         Calleen Art Award (finalist), Cowra
2008                 Mosman Art Prize (finalist), Sydney
                         ANL Maritime Art Prize, (finalist), Melbourne
                         Waverley Art Prize (finalist), Sydney
                         Norvill Art Prize (finalist), Murrurundi, Hunter Valley, NSW
                         Townsville Art Award (finalist), Townsville, QLD
2006                 Norvill Art Prize (finalist), Murrurundi, Hunter Valley NSW
                         ANL Maritime Art Prize, (finalist), Melbourne
2005                 World Year of Physics Art Prize (finalist), Sydney
                         ANL Maritime Art Prize (finalist), Melbourne
2003                 Great South Land Art Award (finalist), Sydney
1998                 Mosman Art Prize, Mosman Council, (finalist), Sydney
1995                 Sutherland Art Award, (finalist), Sydney
1994                 Jupiters Casino Award, (finalist), Gold Coast City Art Gallery, QLD
                         Pat Corrigan Artist's Grant
1992-98            Campbelltown Fisher's Ghost Award, selected exhibition, Campbelltown Regional Gallery
1992                 Pat Corrigan Artist's Grant
1987                 Ryde Art Award, Highly Commended, (Modern Section), Sydney
1986                 Sydney Heritage, (finalist), Blaxland Gallery, Sydney
                         NSW Travelling Art Scholarship, (finalist), Blaxland Gallery, Sydney
1985                 Youth Art Award, 1st Prize, Bondi Pavilion, Sydney
 
Collections
Armidale Regional Gallery - permanent collection
Various private collections and commissions in Australia, Europe, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, New Zealand and USA
 
Publications

2019                 Art Edit magazine, Modern Minimalism, Dec-Feb edition

2008                 The Guide, Townsville Art Award review : Jacqui Stock
2006                 Sydney Morning Herald, Collision Theory : Tracey Clement
2005                 Under Scrutiny, John Mater, Arts & Medicine, Issue I      
2004                 Panorama Magazine, Abstraction in a Historical Context : Laszlo Tonka
2003                 Panorama Magazine, Marika Varady – The Magic of Colour : Thomas Bozsik
                         Inside Out – Mint Condition: Isobel King
2002                 Sydney Morning Herald, Metropolitan Openings : Matthew Thompson
                         The Saturday Telegraph, Weekend Confidential : Elizabeth Fortescue
2001                 Deli Harangszo – Hungarian Magazine, Shape of Things to Come :
                         Gusztav Ilosvay
1998                 Sunday Telegraph, Exhibitions Review :Jane Hamson,
1994                 Piece x Piece, Colour Catalogue, National Library of Australia, Canberra.  
                         Inner City  Alternative Art 94, Colour Catalogue;
                         Feed - Published by Foundry Artists Association Inc, Sydney
1993                 Form - Published by Foundry Artists Association Inc, Sydney
 
Interviews
2006                 2SER Radio, Soliloquy exhibition interview on The Daily with Phillipe Perez, Sydney
                         2RDJ Radio, Soliloquy exhibition interview on Spotlight with Marea Burton, Sydney
2005                 2RRR Radio, Effervescent, Maree Mizon Gallery, Sydney
2004                 Radio 19, Recent paintings, Solo Exhibition, 2 hour interivew, Budapest
2002                 2RRR Radio, Relish – recent paintings, Solo Exhibition, Sydney
2001                 2RRR Radio, The Shape of Things to Come, Solo Exhibition, Sydney
1994                 2RRR Radio, Piece x Piece, Sydney
                         2SER Radio, Homeshow, Sydney
1993                 2RES Radio, Recent Paintings Solo Exhibition, Sydney
1988                 SBS Radio, Windows and Doors Solo Exhibition, Sydney

2010 - present
2010 - present