Born 4th of May 1979 in Kew, Melbourne, Australia
Address 95 Dodd Street, St. Andrews, Victoria, Australia
Tel +61 415 713 619

 

Education & Related Activity

2004-10 Masters in Fine Art - Academy of Fine Arts Munich, Jewellery Department, Munich.
2004-09 Certificate I, II, III, IV – German language, Geothe Institute, Munich.
2002 Kookmin University, Seoul, Prof. Yong-il Jeon, South Korea/ Australien Exchange.
2000-03 B.F.A with Honours - Metals & Jewellery, Monash University, Melbourne.
1998-99 Diploma of Visual Arts - Photography & Sculpture, R.M.I.T Tafe, Melbourne.

Teaching Experience

2013-17 Schmuck Student Studio Tours w. Mari Ishikawa – Lindwurmstr. 39, Munich.
2014 Lecture, Personal contemporary practice – Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Rhode Island, USA.

Lecture, Personal contemporary practice – Brooklyn Metalwork, New York..
2007 Monash University Teaching – Contemporary Jewellery Practice / Method and Technique - 1st & 3rd year BFA students.

Lecture – Personal contemporary practice.
2009 Monash University Teaching – Contemporary Jewellery Practice / Method and Technique - 2nd & 3rd year BFA students.

Lecture – Personal contemporary practice.

Solo & Intimate Exhibitions

2017 Spotbeam (w. Melanie Isverding), Gallery Artikle 3, Munich (DE)
2015 Conglomerate (w. Doris Betz), Geschäft, Munich (DE)
2013 My press, Gallery Loupe, Montclair, NJ (USA)
2012 My press, Gallery Wittenbrink – Fuenfhoefe, Munich (DE)
2011 Layered Traces, folded spaces, Gallery Funaki, Melbourne (AUS)
Jewellery by Laura Deakin, Galerie Ra, Amsterdam (NL)

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014 Schmuck 2014 | Internationale Handwerksmesse (IHM), Munich (DE)

FoC, Rule the World Exhibition | Gallery for Jewellery und Objects, Zurich (CH)
2013 The Lunatic Swing | Gallery Funaki, Melbourne (AUS) 

Dialogue | Gallery Noel Guyomarc’h, Montréal (CAN)

Seams | Seems, MADA Gallery, Melbourne (AUS)

The Lunatic Swing | Kunstarkaden, Munich (DE)

1 Artist, 1 Necklace | Bavarian Crafts Council, Munich (DE)
2012 European Prize for Applied Arts | WCC-BF, Mons (BE)

FlourishRing! | Kath Libbert Gallery, Saltaire (UK)

Finally Summer | Bavarian Art Association, Munich (DE)

Jewellery Unleashed | Museum Bellerive, The House of Applied Arts, Zurich (CH)
2011 Schmuck 2011 | Internationale Handwerksmesse (IHM), Munich (DE)

Cheongju International Craft Biennale | South Korea (KR)

35 Years of Ra | Gallery Ra, Amsterdam (NL)

Jewellery Unleashed | Museum of Modern Art, Arnhem (NL)
2010 Bavarian State Prize for Emerging Designers | New Muesum for Art and Design, Nuremberg (DE)

Bavarian State Prize for Fine Art | European Art House, Freising (DE)

Graduates Exhibition | European Art House, Freising (DE)

Perlen - Pearls | Gallery Handwerk, Munich (DE)

The New Danner Rotunda | Museum of Modern Art & Design, Munich (DE)

Treasure room Australia | Gallery Handwerk, Munich (DE)

By Example | Museum of Arts & Crafts, Itami (JP)

Servus | Graduate Exhibition, Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich (DE)
2009

Schmuck 2009 | Internationale Handwerksmesse (IHM), Munich (DE)

2008 The Fat Booty of Madness | The International Design Museum, Munich (DE)

12th Erfurt Jewellery Symposium | Erfurt (DE)

Emu twist again. New from the Inback | Gallery Funaki, Melbourne (AUS)

Now & Then | Kath Libbert Gallery, Bradford (UK)

Transformation | Gallery Funaki, Melbourne (AUS)
2007 BKV Prize for Young Craftspeople | Bavarian Arts Organisation, Munich (DE)

Contemporary Wearables ’07 | Toowoomba Art Gallery, Toowoomba (AUS)

Tatort 5 - Bloody Mary | Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen (NL)
2006

Connect | Gallery Funaki, Melbourne (AUS)

Tatort 4 - Mark your Territory | Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen (NL)

2005 Tatort 3 - Tatort-Tatwort | Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen (NL)

Silver Schools | Legnica Art Gallery, Legnica, Poland (PL)
2004 Talente 2004 | Internationale Handwerksmesse (IHM), Munich (DE)
Graduate Metals 9, First Site Gallery, Melbourne (AUS)
2003 Fresh! 2003 | Craft Victoria Gallery, Melbourne (AUS)
2002 Fresh! 2002 | Craft Victoria Gallery, Melbourne (AUS)

Awards & Stipends

2016 Studio Grant, Bavarian State for Arts & Culture (DE)
2011 1st Prize - Bavarian State Prize for Emerging Designers | Nurnberg New Museum for Art and Design, Nurnberg (DE)
2012 ARTSTART, Australia Council for the Arts (AUS)
2011 Cheongju International Craft Biennale - Honourable Mention, South Korea (KR)

Artist Studio Grant - Bavarian Cultural Council, Munich (DE)
2010 Bavarian State Prize for Emerging Designers - Applied Art and Design, 1st Prize, Munich (DE)

Ian Potter Cultural Trust Stipend

Studio Grant, Bavarian State for Arts & Culture (DE)
2007 BKV Prize for Young Applied Artists, 1st Prize - Bavarian Crafts Council, Munich (DE)

Australia Council - New and Emerging Artist Grant
2004 Australia Council - New and Emerging Artist Grant

Arts Victoria - Artist Travel Grant

Permanent Collections

  The International Design Museum, Munich (DE)

Collection Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, The Netherlands (NL)