Born 4th of May 1979 in Kew, Melbourne, Australia

 

Education & Related Activity

Since 2010 Artist studio space – Lindwurmstr. 39, 80337 Munich (DE)
2004–10 Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich - Contemporary Jewellery, Prof. Otto Künzli (DE)
2008 Participant in The 12th Erfurt Jewellery Symposium, Erfurt (DE)
2003 Honours Degree - Fine Arts, Monash University Melbourne, Dr. Marian Hosking (AUS)
2002 South Korea/ Australia exchange - Kookmin University, Seoul (KR)
2000-02 Bachelor of Applied Arts - Metals & Jewellery, Monash University Melbourne, Prof. Marian Hosking (AUS)
1998-99 Diploma of Visual Arts - Photography & Sculpture, RMIT Tafe Melbourne (AUS)

Solo Exhibitions

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)
2013 The Lunatic Swing | Gallery Funaki, Melbourne (AUS) 
Dialogue | Gallery Noel Guyomarc’h, Montreal (CAN)
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)
Jewellery Unleashed, Museum Bellerive, The House of Applied Arts, Zurich (CH)
Finally Summer, Bavarian Art Association, Munich (DE)
FlourishRing! Kath Libbert Gallery, Saltaire (UK)
2011 Schmuck 2011, Internationale Handwerksmesse (IHM), Munich (DE)
Jewellery Unleashed, Museum of Modern Art (NL)
35 Years of Ra, Gallery Ra, Amsterdam (NL)
Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Cheongju (KR)
2010 Bavarian State Prize for Emerging Designers, New Muesum for Art and Design, Nuremberg (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)

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)
A life in the day of…, Otto Künzli Workshop, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney (AUS)
Contemporary Wearables ’03, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba (AUS)
Drawing - Marking the Terrain, Monash Faculty Gallery, Melbourne (AUS)
2002

Fresh! 2002, Craft Victoria Gallery, Melbourne (AUS)

1999

Nocturnes, First Site Gallery, Melbourne (AUS)

Awards & Grants

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 Grant - Visual Arts, Melbourne (AUS)
Artist Studio Grant - Bavarian Cultural Council, Munich (DE)

2007

BKV Prize for Young Applied Artists, 1st Prize - Bavarian Crafts Council, Munich (DE)
Australia Council - New & Emerging Artist Grant (AUS)

2004 Arts Victoria - Export & Touring Grant, Melbourne (AUS)
Australia Council - New & Emerging Artist Grant (AUS)

Collections

  The International Design Museum, Munich (DE)
Collection Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, The Netherlands (NL)