born 26 Dec 1945 in the Netherlands.
immigrated to Australia 11 July 1956.
Education Profile :-
National Art School 1964 - 65 Design
Assistant Sculptor to Tom Bass 1967 -68
Dip of Art UNSW 1978 - 79 Printmaking and Sculpture.
Master Classes Performance Art with Welfare State. 1989
Digital Video Update. Macromedia. 1993
Teaching Profile :-
Gymea TAFE - printmaking 1979
Wollongong TAFE - printmaking - sculpture - drawing 1980
University of Wollongong - kinetic sculpture - etching
Goulburn TAFE - sculpture - lithography 1989 - 92
Goulburn TAFE - computer graphics 1992 - 93
Multimedia Training workshop UTS Sydney 1994
Wollongong TAFE computer skills for artists 1999 - 2000
1970 peace poems and others .. edition of 40
1972 15 poems .. illustrated edition of 80
1974 several dreams to build on .... edition of 300
1975 The effects of automatic teat cup removal on milk
production and mastitis..
The Australian Journal of Dairy Technology. june 1975
1979 The Quartz Pebble and the Seed. Etchings. ISBN 0
9594726 0 6
edition of 7
Wollongong Regional Art Gallery
Campbelltown Regional Art Gallery
Queensland University of Technology
National Library of Australia
Prizes and Awards & Commissions:
1962 `HealthWeek Poster Prize
1963 Highly Commended Fishers Ghost local section
1970 Hunters Hill Sculpture Prize
Rockdale Sculpture Prize
1971 Hunters Hill Sculpture Prize
1972 Hunters Hill Sculpture Prize
1977 Fishers Ghost Sculpture Award
1988 Bicentennial Award Circus Solarus Project.
1990 Golden Galah Award WAAC
1991 Rembrandt Medal WAAC
2000 Centenary Parade Commission:
Elizabeth, Henry Parks and the Centenary Rotunda
2001 Royal Command Performance for Sheik Zahid DUBAI
2002 Royal Command Performance for Sheik Zahid DUBAI
2003 Opening of Knowledge Village in DUBAI
1980 Sculpture Society Members Selection
1981 NSW Young Contemporaries Traveling Exhibition
2000 ˜Impact Campbelltown Regional Art Gallery
1980 Relic of a pilgrimage - with Colin Offord, Ronaldo
Cameron, Jim Denley, Peter Ready @ Wollongong City Gallery
1981 Information Booth Solo Performance for Miss Suntastic
1984 - 85 Ghostfisher Project for Campbelltown City Council
1986 - 87 Mad Morgans Maze. with Dick Beckett and Janine
Hilder. Sydney Festival, Moomba, Canberra Food and Wine
1988 - 2005 Circus Solarus - a bicentenary project. Founder
and Artistic Direction.
2000 - 2003 Performed at Vacation Programs for DUBAI Ministry
of Tourism and Culture
1992 Sylvester Studio Gallery - Newtown
1994 "Faxes from the Kitchen Sink" with Margaret
Turner. Campbelltown City Gallery.
1994 "Dessert Dreams". with Margaret Turner.
QUT Gallery Brisbane.
1994 "Skimming". Artery Gallery. Chipendale
2000 "Impact". Campbelltown City Gallery
2000 Project Gallery. Wollongong.
2004 - 2005 Survivor Art Exhibitions in Palau and Panama