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2018    PhD (Visual Art), Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne 

2009    MA of Studio Art (Painting), Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney

2000    BA Art History/Theory, UNSW Art & Design, The University of New South Wales




Solo Exhibitions


2018 Death defines the conditions of living and all advice is autobiographical, Kings Artist-Run, Melbourne, Australia


2017 Private life is public business, Rubicon ARI, Melbourne, Australia


2016 All of a sudden I felt very powerful and strong then suddenly I didn't, Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne, Australia 


2015 The history of me on my breath, Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne, Australia 


2015 One day you will die. I'm betting on myself. N/A Space, Melbourne, Australia 


2013 Cowardly Custard, M2 Space, Sydney, Australia 


2012 I better read between the lines in case I’m needed when I’m older. Blank_Space, Sydney, Australia



Selected Group exhibitions


2021 Lethridge Small Scale Art Award


2020 Bulleke-bek International Screen Marathon, GALLERYGALLERY INC., Melbourne, Australia 


2019 Kensington Contemporary, New Agency, Melbourne, Australia 


2019 Koorie Art Show, Koorie Heritage Trust, Melbourne, Australia  


2019/2020 Contemporary Venice, ITSLIQUID International Art Show, Venice, Italy


2019 Friends and Family, Diane Singer, Melbourne, Australia


2019 PHOTOSTATS Redux, George Paton Gallery Project Spaces, Melbourne, Australia 


2018 Double-Bind, Testing Grounds, Arts Centre, Melbourne, Australia.


2017 ROI Art Prize finalist exhibition, Melbourne, Australia.


2017  Darebin Art Prize finalist exhibition, Melbourne, Australia.


2017 The Bureau For The Organisation of Origins, BLINDSIDE Gallery, Melbourne, Australia 


2016 Provenance Does Matter: Living with Contemporary Art Part 2, Gallery 369, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia


2016 Provenance Does Matter: The Collectors' Exhibition, Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne, Australia


2015-16 The Koorie Art Show, Koorie Heritage Trust, Melbourne, Australia 


2015 f generation: feminism art progressions, George Paton Gallery, Melbourne, Australia 


2015 Sydney Contemporary, Sydney, Australia 


2015 Linden Postcard Show 2015, Linden New Art, Melbourne, Australia


2015 Proud, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Melbourne, Australia 


2015 All About Art I Brisbane, Brisbane, Australia 


2014 Finalist,  Victorian Indigenous Art Awards, Melbourne, Australia 


2014 GL RY, City Square, Melbourne, Australia  


2013 Finalist, Black Swan Prize For Portraiture, Perth, Australia


2013 Interviews, The Spectrum, New York, USA


2013 Control, Rock Bar, New York, USA


2013 The invisibility of waiting…WAS, Copenhagen, Denmark


2012 Vertical Canvas, Art & About Sydney, Sydney, Australia


2012 Darkness exhibited: evil X-mas at WAS (group show), WAS (Wonderland Art Space) Absalongade 21B DK. 1658 Copenhagen, Denmark


2012 Swedish Queens, The DL, New York, USA


2012 Femail: You’re the Inspiration, Abrons Arts Center, New York, USA


2012 Google exhibition, Sydney Fringe Festival, Sydney, Australia


2012 Art Takes Times Square, New York, USA


2010 Seduce me, Monstrosity Gallery, Sydney Australia 2010 Festival Gallery: Visual Arts component. New Mardi Gras (Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras) Festival TAP gallery, Sydney, Australia


2010 It’s not the homosexual that is perverse, but the society in which s/he lives, Participant Inc., New York, USA


2009 bucket. MOP Projects, Sydney, Australia


2009 SEX PORN ART. Sedition Gallery, Sydney, Australia


2009 having a bad/good day. MSA Grad Exhibition, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Australia


2008-09 Darkness exhibited: evil X-mas at WAS (group show), WAS (Wonderland Art Space) Absalongade 21B DK. 1658 Copenhagen V. Denmark





2021 Finalist – Doug Moran National Portrait Prize 


2021 Finalist – Archibald Prize 


2021 Finalist –  2021 Lethridge Small Scale Art Award


2020 Finalist – The Lester Art Prize


2019 Finalist – Koorie Art Show


2019 Finalist – Linden Art Prize 


2018 Finalist – Redland Art Awards


2018 Finalist – Sir John Sulman Prize


2018 Finalist – The Hutchins Australian Contemporary Art Prize 


2017  Finalist – ROI Art Prize 


2017   Finalist – Darebin Art Prize 


2016   Finalist – Koorie Art Prize


2016  Finalist – Hornsby Art Prize 


2016  Finalist – Redland Art Awards


2016  Finalist – Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize


2015  The University of Melbourne Murrup Barak Award (The Koorie Art Show)


2014  Finalist – Victorian Indigenous Art Award


2013  Semi-finalist – Doug Moran National Portrait Prize


2013  Finalist – Black Swan Prize For Portraiture


2010  Winner – Mardi Gras Gallery Award




 2015   University of Melbourne prestigious and access scholarship: The Fay Marles        Scholarship for Indigenous graduate research students 


 2015   University of Melbourne: The Scovell Gardener Family Fund for Indigenous graduate research students. 





2016 Victoria University


2015 National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia 





Morningside College of TAFE, Brisbane





2019 Early, Jaye and Toby Juliff, The Self-Design of Contemporary Confessional Art, The Journal of Visual Art Practice, Taylor & Francis Online. Accepted October. 


2016. Early, J, “Private Realms made Public: ‘Technologies of the Self’ as Agency and Resistance within Performance and Video-Based Video Art,” in The Cosmic and the Corporeal: Interdisciplinary Explorations of Time, Space and Body, eds. Deb  Black and Iswarya, Visha, (Institute of Interdisciplinary Inquiry, Wellington, New Zealand, 2016), 1-4.


2013 Art Takes Times Square (hardback catalogue) 


2010 Try State Magazine, New York. Issue 3 Spring


2009 Pisszine, Issue 4, New York. Fall issue


2009 Simpson. P., I’m a Liar, (interview) SPUNK magazine: a magazine exploring male genders, P 45-45.