I love designing books with meticulous & whimsical details.
I love crafting websites with soul & style.
I love creating CD’s that feel good to hold in your hand,
and I love drawing artworks that say something about beauty.
okay. that’s me. Bee x
Bee has been part of 27 exhibitions around Melbourne. In 2010 she was one of six finalists for the A.M.E Bale Art Prize, for ‘works on paper’ at the Glen Eira City Council Gallery. In 2009 she collaborated with Kate Le Plastrier in the exhibition “halos & shadows” at Synergy Gallery, Northcote in 2009. In 2007 she had a duo exhibition with Yasmin Kedem, “Digital Dreams”, at Karstens at CQ, Melbourne CBD. In 2020 She had a commissioned piece installed in Banyule Lightbox Gallery Project. In 2021 She exhibited at Melbourne City Library Gallery in "Animo".
She has exhibited in three Linden Postcard Shows - in 2006, 2007 & 2014 - at Linden, Acland Street, St Kilda, and in 2005 & 2006 in “Hardcopy: digital art”, at Gasworks Arts Park, Albert Park.
In 2009 Bee was involved in her first charity event, exhibiting at “Art of Giving”, Liddiard Gallery, Oakleigh for Mind's Ambassadors of Hope programme, and again in 2010. At the opening of the 2011 MAPrc art auction and exhibition at Obscura Gallery, Balaclava, she was invited to speak alongside Prof. Jayashri Kulkarni. In 2013, 2014 and 2016 she had poems and paintings exhibited in “Art for the Heart”, by Tobin Brothers at Fed Square and Parliament House.
In the past 10 years, Bee has published several photos with Poetica Christi Press, including in “Reflecting on Melbourne” launched at St Paul's Cathedral.
12 artworks in C.R.O.P. "Harvest - an anthology of new works" and a drawing published in “Page Seventeen” journal, issue 4. In 2017 Vineleaves included 10 photographs in their last anthology. 2021 She had a photo published in "Joy in the Morning" book by PCP.
In 2007 Bee was awarded a Cultural Development Fund by the City of Port Phillip for her play 'Hamlet's Angel', working with dramaturg Martin White, and play-reading at National Young Writer's Festival in Newcastle and 'Woman's Word' launch. All achieved by having the support of Nilgun Guven as mentor in 2006-2007!
Bee’s first published essay was in "Page Seventeen", issue 12 in 2015. In 2020 She had a memoir piece published in "The Eighteen Point Five" Concept by John Duthie. She has been a pre-reader for Overland journal’s poetry section for 5 years, and works on a research committees for Swinburne University & Monash University.
PUBLISHED WORK includes:
2017 - “Wonderment” - 2 poems included in anthology by PCP
2016 - “Torment & Soul", a book of poems and artwork, launched with music by Harry Williamson.
2011- “Nature - a gift”, a book of poems & artwork, Launched at Pheast48 by Nilgun Guven with music by Harry Williamson.
2010 - a poem & photo published in online journal "Ricochet".
2009 -“ The Hidden Self”, a book of poetry & artwork with Naomi Downie, launched at Dante's, Gertrude Street, by Nilgun Guven, with music by Harry Williamson.
2007 -“ Woman's Word”, published by Kelly-lee Hickey and Nilgun Guven. ”Bubbles of Resistance Rising: Beyond Borders and Binaries" by PPP3.
Reviews include Camille - La Fille du Cirque - for Melbourne Stage online.
E-BOOKS & hardcopies include:
epic poem “I Heard the Voice of the Ocean”, art & poetry “The Immense Sorrow of Stars”, novella - “The Heart is the Garden”, photography book “Shadows of My Neighbourhood”, art & poetry “I Know Om”.
In 2020 had "I Know Om" short film for Mojo Film Festival. 2019 had a short film, 'Wild Within Wild' at City Town Hall and in 2018 had another short film in "Mojo Film Festival' at ACMI, Fed Square. In 2017 Bee had her animation screened for the 1st "Mojo Short Film Festival", run by Heidi Everett and many years before in 2004 her short dance film 'The Dance' was screened at "The Other Film Festival", at the Melbourne Museum.