• 2009-14 – Travel around Australia imaging landscape, including Red Centre, Murray River, Flinders Ranges and Lake Eyre.
  • 2007-14 – Travel to Europe, Vietnam and India
  • 2005-9 – Artwork incorporates digital video compositing and production. Selected for Blake Prize and Sydney Life exhibitions.
  • 2000-4 – Master of Education (Educational Technology)
  • 2000 – Digital technology supersedes darkroom manipulation. Work uses both digital and film SLR cameras, and composited using Photoshop before outputting to digital archival print.
  • 1990 – Moved to Bundeena in the Royal National Park, artwork becomes more landscape-based.
  • 1983 – Spent a year travelling and photographing in Europe and the UK, returned to Sydney, married (artist and teacher Christopher Lawrie) and had two sons.
  • 1980 – Graphic design diploma studies; began working at UNSW as graphic designer and animator for educational resources.
  • 1978 – Moved to Sydney, worked as a freelance photographer and studied graphic design, while continuing art practice. Worked as a graphic designer at the University of New South Wales, and in Newtown studio, producing screenprints and manipulated photography.
  • 1974 – 77 South Australian School of Art majoring in Printmaking.


  • 2010 – : PhD (School of Education, UNSW) – in progress
  • 2002 – 2004: Master of Education (Educational Technology), USQ.
  • 2000 – 2001: Graduate Certificate in Education Technology, USQ.
  • 1980-82: Graphic design diploma, NSW TAFE (not completed)
  • 1974-77: Diploma of Fine Art, Torrens CAE. (4-yr degree equivalent)


  • 2006 – present: eLearning designer & Academic developer, Learning & Teaching @UNSW
  • 2004 – 2006: Educational graphics manager and educational designer, EDTeC, UNSW
  • 2000 – 2004: Senior graphic designer, Educational Development and Technology Centre, UNSW
  • 1996 -1999: Design studio manager for Media and Educational Technology Support Unit, UNSW
  • 1980 -1995: Graphic designer, Audio Visual Unit, UNSW
  • 1978-1980: Freelance photographer and silkscreen printer

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  1. Hi Belinda,
    Your work is really beautiful! I picked up an avert card yesterday, and was intrigued to see more. I live in Brisbane and am in the process of putting together a play based on interviews with 5 women in Bangladesh. Would really love to speak with you about the potential to incorporate some of your imagery into the performance. My email address is
    Kind regards,

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