Artist Books

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tessering | 2017

In 2016 scientists discovered ripples in the space/time continuum which fulfilled Einstein’s prediction that gravitational waves warp space and time.

Exhibited Inbetween Caboolture, QLD 2019; Paper Pulse, Sofia Bulgaria 2018; Biblio-Art, Blarneys Books, Port Fairy 2017.


rosaceae | 2017

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of IAPMA (the International Association of Hand Papermakers and Paper Artists), a number of artist book exhibitions were staged around the world.

Luminous Within has been exhibited in Burnie, Tasmania, Alice Springs, Central Australia and Brisbane, Queensland in 2017.


BK: book | 2015

BK: Book 2015. 5.5 x 3.5cm (each). Set of four accordion fold books, scrabble letters & stand in bag.

Acquired for inclusion in the Manley Artist Book collection. Manley Artist Book Award 2017.


All the Pretty Houses | 2015

Layering of place, habitat and personal history.

Accordion fold artist book, screenprinted & stitched papers

Exhibited 100 Books Personal Histories, UNSW Canberra campus ACT & Redlands Art Gallery, QLD. 2015.


Patterns of Thought | 2015

Brain pattern / computer circuit board investigations.

Accordion fold artist book, screenprinted & stitched on handmade banana paper

Exhibited Art on Show: Mackay Artist Book Award, QLD 2015.

sails of light | 2013

Combining physicist James Clerk Maxwell’s electromagnetic theories with futuristic flight.

Stitched artist book, screenprinted & laser cut papers.

Exhibited Stellar: Book Art and the Cosmos, Minnesota Centre for Book Arts, USA, 2013.


Bittersweet| 2013

Commemorating South Pacific Islanders who were 'blackbirded' as slaves to work the Queensland and New South Wales sugarcane fields.

Linocut prints and screen prints on banana paper, woven, folded and stitched.

Exhibited Echoes: Australian South Seas Islander 150 SEQ, Beaudesert, QLD., 2013.


burn | 2013

One of a series of  books made for the Al -Mutanabbi Street Starts Here project to commemorate the 2007 bombing of Al-Mutanabbi Street, a hub of booksellers and culture in Iraq.  

Accordion fold screenprinted artist book containing lists of books burnt through the ages.

Exhibited San Francisco Center for the Book, USA 2013 & UWE Bristol, UK 2013.


Occupy | 2012

Eyewitness to the birth of Occupy, the people's protest movement,

Folded and stitched artist book using screenprints from original Greek protest posters and web text from the Occupy movement.

Exhibited Lessons in History II - Democracy, Graham Galleries, Brisbane 2012.