1982 Sydney University, Bachelor of Arts.
Subjects: Anthropology, Psychology, German.
1983 Goethe Institut, Bremen, & Dolmetscheschule, Zurich, studying German language
1984 Sydney University, Bachelor of Arts. (Discontinued)
1986–87 Certificate of Art, National Art School, NSW TAFE.
Subjects: Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Printmaking
Major: Printmaking
1988–90 Bachelor of Fine Arts, College of Fine Art, University of NSW.
Subjects: Printmaking, Photography, Film, Drawing, Theory.
Major: Printmaking.
1988–90 worked part-time training as a hand bookbinder at D.S.Murray
Bookbinders Pty Ltd, Sydney.

1990 – present: independent arts practitioner
2007 – present: hand bookbinder
1989 – present: collector of books by artists
2007 – present: established The Library for the Artist’s Book, Bibliotheca Librorum apud Artificem online at
2009 – present: member of the NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders
2018 – 2022: vice-president, NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders
2022 – present: president, NSW Guild of Craft Bookebinders

Work represented in the following collections
National Library of Australia, Canberra.
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Special Collections, State Library of Queensland, Brisbane.
Museum of Australian Childhood, Sydney.
State Library of NSW, Sydney.
Monash University Library, Melbourne
Baillieu Library, University of Melbourne. Melbourne
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France
Stanford University Library, Stanford CA USA
Private collections

2012 My Name is Prints Bower Ashton Library UWE, Bristol UK
Smooth Space Striated Space Codex Event 8 Manly Library, Manly NSW
Love 6th International Artist’s Book Triennial Vilnius Estonia (& travelling)
The Book as Witness Center for the Book Arts NY USA
Connecting Small Books Bower Ashton Library UWE Bristol UK
Democracy Grahame Galleries + Editions Brisbane Qld
2013 Books … beyond words: Revolution East Gippsland Art Gallery Vic
2015 Manly Library Artists Book Award Manly Library NSW
2016 Metropolis Warringah Print Studio Annual Members Exhibition, Art Space on the Concourse Chatswood NSW
2018 Between the Lines Back to Back Galleries, Newcastle NSW
2018 Place University of Wollongong and other venues
2020 Libris Award, Artspace Mackay, Mackay Qld
2021 Reckoning The Shop Gallery, Glebe NSW
2022 Libris Award, Artspace Mackay, Mackay Qld
2022 Common Ground Printmaking Prize, Castlemaine, Vic

Exhibition Profile: Ross McMaster Australian Book Arts Journal Issue 1 April 2010
The Silent Scream: political and social comment in books by artists, Ant Press for the Bibliotheca Librorum Apud Artificem, Sydney 2011
Review: The Silent Scream The Blue Notebook, Vol. 7, No. 1 October 2012
Brute Force, unbroken spirit: the work of Gwen Harrison and Sue Anderson Imprint, Autumn 2013 Vol. 48 no.1
Masterpiece: Zweite Enzyklopädie von Tlön Imprint, Summer 2014 Vol. 49 No. 4
This is Not a Cathedral Monograph Series no. 10, The Codex Foundation, Berkekey CA, 2015
Politics of Place catalogue essay to the exhibition Politics of Place, January 18 – March 30 2019, Center of Book Arts New York, NY. co-author Alexander Campos. This essay was also included in Artist Book Year Book 2019, University of Western England, Bristol