A little about her work...

passionate about regional australia, and the small communities which form the backbone of our nation; nina divides her time between photography, community development projects and other community based artistic pursuits; all of which require a creative approach to getting things done.

ARTISTIC EXPERIENCE

  •  Domestic Theatrics
  • Murray Art Museum Albury - September 2016
  • Peppin Heritage Centre- March 2017
  • The Sum of Us – Creative interpretation of 9 local museums: Albury/Greater Hume region- May 16- March 17
  • Melbourne Arts Club – Annual Exhibition 2016
  • Centre for Contemporary Photography (Summer Salon) 2017, 2017
  • Domestic Theatrics: Ballarat Photo Biennale Fringe Exhibition- Aug 2015
  • National finalist (Portrait Prize) HeadOn Photography Festival - exhibited Museum of Sydney May 2015
  • HeadOn Travelling exhibition 2015
  •        i.         Photoville New York September 2015
  •       ii.         Indian Photography Festival - Hyderabad 2015 Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University,
  • Faces of the South West ~ Photographic Mentor and Street Artist (Paste-ups) 2014- 25 locations 2014
  • Moama Skate Park- Sculptural Furniture Project~ Public Artist 2013
  • A Day in the Life of Deniliquin – Project Coordinator/Photographer/Street Artist June 2011
  • Project Management: South West Arts inc. theatre tours, visual art tours & public art projects 2005-2009
  • Crimson Thimble Millinery~ Freelance milliner/couture french silk flower maker- 2006 to current
  • TransmUTE Community Mosaic Project Facilitator, Deniliquin 2005-2009
  • Fresh Arts Collective- Contributing Artist- Dubbo Regional Gallery 2005
  • Curator – Big Cultural Stories Exhibition– Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute- 2003
  • Curator – Tjukapa Yjuta Exhibition– NewLand Gallery- Adelaide / Fountain Gallery / Port Pirie Gallery 2002
  • Curator – Zoned Industrial- Fountain Gallery Port Augusta, Port Pirie Regional Gallery 2002
  • Contributing Artist~ South Australian Living Artists Week Exhibition- Port Pirie Art Gallery - 2001
  • Exit~ Contributing Artist -Graduate Exhibition – University of South Australia 1997

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Senior Manager- Communications and Community Engagement ~ Intereach Ltd
  • Consultant ~ Western Riverina Arts Regional Arts Board 2010 / 2011
  • Executive Officer ~ South West Arts Regional Arts Board, Deniliquin, NSW February 2005 to July 2009
  • Executive Officer ~ Orana Arts, Dubbo NSW 2003 to 2005
  • Director-Fountain Gallery ~ Port Augusta City Council 2000 to 2003
  • Northern Arts Officer ~ Country Arts South Australia 1998 to 2000
  • Co Proprietor ~ Garryowen Fine Food Wudinna South Australia 1998 to current in various capacities

 EDUCATION

  •  Various short courses in community development, media and community sector philosophies
  • Advanced Diploma in Community Sector Management- March 2012
  • Women on Boards Deniliquin TAFE July 2010
  • Certificate IV in Governance- BSI Learning / Our Community
  • Australian Rural Leadership Program - Women in Irrigation– Deniliquin, NSW 2007 to 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts– Visual Arts University of South Australia, Adelaide SA 1993 to 1997
OTHER
  • nyerna reconciliation group strategic planning
  • cypress view lodge strategic planning
  • western riverina arts regional arts board establishment governance, policy and finance advice 
  • riverina murray community services interagency sustainability project
  • australian early development index (aedi) champions project service provider forum facilitation
  • results based accountability training delivery (2011)
nina has also been involved in managing many cultural festivals, theatre tours, visual arts exhibition curation / participation and other various artistic stuff in regional and remote new south wales and south australia over the past 20 odd years.