University of Newcastle  Doctor of Philosophy (Design), 2013-2017

Exegesis: 'Habitus, Tacit Knowledge and Design Practice: The context of the Designer-as illustrator'

Principal Supervisor: A/Prof. Mark Roxburgh
Secondary Supervisor: Prof. Mario Minichiello

  • 2013 UNRS Central Scholarship- University of Newcastle Postgraduate Research Scholarship: Central Budget Scholarship of approx. $75,000 over 3 years.-School of Design, Communication and Info Tech.

QANTM College: Certificate of Attainment- Competency Units: Screen and Media, 2012

  • BSBDES402A Interpret and respond to a design brief
  • CUFPPM404A Create storyboards
  • CUFANM401A Prepare 3D models for production
  • CUFSOU22A Implement sound design
  • BSBOHS509A Ensure a safe workplace

University of Newcastle  Bachelor of Natural History Illustration, Honours (Class 1), 2012

Thesis Title: "Comparative anatomical Illustration of Australian Marsupials".

Project Supervisors: Dr. Trevor Weekes, Dr. Andrew Howell
Thesis Supervisor: Dr Fiona Pfennigworth

Technical Illustration/ Visual Investigation of Marsupial Anatomy: Numbat, Koala, Grey Kangaroo, Tasmanian Tiger, Wombat, Bilby, Sugar Glider


  • -Visual Research
  • -Visual Presentation
  • -Framing
  • -Mounting Exhibitions
  • -Large scale poster design.
  • -Academic Writing
  • -Watercolour illustration

University of Newcastle  Bachelor of Teaching(Secondary)/ Bachelor of Fine Art, 2011

Illustration/Drawing (Major), Ceramics/Pottery, Photography, Digital Media, Fibre and Textiles