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C.V.

Born in 1957, Amsterdam - The Netherlands.  Migrated to Australia in 1982

 

STUDIES

1964 - now Piano, Percussion, Classical guitar, Bass guitar.   Played in various rock and jazz groups
1986 - 1988 Visual Arts Studies (photography major) Charles Sturt University Albury NSW
1989 - 1990 Professional Photography, Australian Centre for Photography, Paddington NSW

EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS

1981 American Landscapes, Loosdrecht - Holland
1987 Architectural Photographic Prize, Regional Art Centre, Albury NSW (First Prize)
1989 National Student Art Prize, Mitchell CAE, Bathurst NSW
1994 Australian Landscapes & Architecture, Laycock Street Theatre, Gosford NSW
1995 Australian Images, group exhibition, Edogawa - Japan
1996 On Ya Bike group exhibition of cycling images, Dispensary Cafe, Sydney NSW
Art of Nature landscape exhibition, Avoca Fine Art Gallery, Kincumber NSW
Celebrate the Tree group exhibition, Community Hall, Pearl Beach NSW
1997 No Holds Barred 2 group exhibition, Stripp Gallery, Melbourne VIC
Art of Nature, lmages of the Australian Landscape, Avoca Gallery, Kincumber NSW
The Rembrandt Connection group exhibition, The Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne VIC
1998 Art of Nature, Images of the Australian Landscape, The Store Gallery, Hill End NSW
Special featured artist at the Gosford Art Centre, Gosford NSW
Art Of Nature, Images of the Australian Landscape, Global Gallery, Paddington NSW
1999 Guest speaker on photography at the Commemoration of the sinking of the SS Maitland
Art Of Nature, landscape exhibition, Stripp Gallery, Melbourne VIC
Art Of Nature, Regent Street Gallery, Redfern Sydney NSW
Special Featured Artist at Central Coast Galleries, Gosford NSW
Special Featured Artist at Brisbane Water Framing Gallery, Gosford NSW
Special Featured Artist at Millennium Hotel Gallery, Sydney CBD NSW
St John the Baptist Exhibition, Woy Woy NSW
Brisbane Water & Surrounds, joint exhibition with Barbara McKay, Maitland Bay Info Centre, Killcare NSW
Guest speaker on photography at geologist's meeting, Saratoga NSW
2000 Curator of Spirit & Place art exhibition, Maitland Bay Info Centre, Killcare Heights NSW
Guest speaker on photography at student exhibition, Central Coast Community College, Ourimbah NSW
Guest speaker on landscape photography at Kincumber Rotary Club
Pulse, day & night photography exhibition, Gosford Regional Gallery, Gosford NSW
2001 Pulse, day & night photography exhibition, Gosford Regional Gallery, Gosford NSW
Visual artist for Phil Stallard's contemporary opera A Night Before The Mast, providing triple screen life size stage projections, Wagstaffe NSW
Photography exhibition, Kings Cross Art Festival, Wedge Cafe, Potts Point
2002 Visual artist for Philip Stallard's contemporary opera Moby Sketches, providing life size video and slide stage projections, Wagstaffe NSW
2003 Through Their Lens - Gosford Regional Gallery, Gosford NSW  An exhibition including the works of Bill Henson, Alfred Stieglitz, Julia Margaret Cameron, Max Dupain, Diane Arbus and three other Gosford based photographers Sharon Aldrick, Julia Morrell and Victoria Grant.
2004 Commence teaching photography
2005 Teaching Vetab Accredited Foundation Photography course.  Central Coast Community College
Started video production business Coastal Video Art
Cinematography for Beverley Callow's short film Starflower
Cinematography for Beverley Callow's short film Hitched
2006/7 Nightwalks - Multimedia exhibition with Philip Stallard, Jamie Coffill and Lex Robertson.  Gosford Regional Gallery.  November 25th 2006 - January 2007
2008 Video installations for Sense of Place, a Gosford Council Project at Gosford Regional Gallery
2009

Video installations for Summer in the City, a Gosford Council project at Gosford’s Kibble Park
Video installations for A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and a Prayer, a V-Day theatre play directed by Darlene Cole, performed at Laycock Street Theatre Gosford.
Cinematography for Beverley Callow's short film Love Buttons

2009/2010 Artist in Residence with Gosford Regional Gallery Project Faces of Gosford.   Exhibition Gosford Regional Gallery December 2009 – January 2010
   
Training Qualifications - Certificate IV in Training & Assessment (Central Coast Community College)
- Cert IV in Assessment and Workplace Training (Central Coast Community College
- Train the Trainer (Hume Industry Development Centre)
- Workplace Assessor (Vetab) (Power Business College)
- Presentation skills (Central Coast Community College)
- Interaction Management (Central Coast Community College)
   

publications
June 1998

Jan/Feb 2002
June 2003
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October 2003
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July 2004
January 2007


Down Under - Dutch lifestyle magazine on Australia, New Zeeland
Natural Poses,  feature article in Asian Art News by Peter Harris
Release of video/dvd Landscape Photography with Erik Gunzel
Radio Interview with ABC Newcastle
Feature article in The Daily Telegraph
Review of Through Their Lens exhibition by Robert McFarlane in the Sydney Morning Herald
Radio interview with ABC Erina
Radio interview with Radio 5 plus - Gosford

 

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