Resume

Work History

Community Development Officer – Mackay Regional Council
Mackay QLD
September 2016 – current

Project Consultant – Mackay Regional Council Arts and Cultural Plan 2016 – 2020, Mackay QLD
March – September 2016

Community Coordinator – Animating Spaces Mackay UP!, Mackay QLD
March – October 2015

Arts Development Officer – Mackay Regional Council, Mackay QLD
July 2013 – March 2015

Associate Director/Workshop Facilitator – Crossroad Arts, Mackay QLD
January 2011 – June 2013

Public Programs/Education Officer – Artspace Mackay, Mackay QLD
November 2001 – October 2011 (maternity leave January 2010 – October 2011)

Project Officer – Flying Arts Inc.  Brisbane QLD
March 2000 – November 2001

Professional Activities

Curator, Two islands, one home: A story of belonging – Artspace Mackay,
Mackay QLD
Exhibition dates: 29 June – 6 October 2013

Curator, Looking forward, looking back: 150 years of Mackay – Artspace Mackay, Mackay QLD
Exhibition dates: 14 July – 25 August 2012

Workshop Facilitator, Mackay Autism Support Group
Workshops for children with Autism.
Artspace Mackay, 28 April 2012

Workshop Facilitator, Mackay Deaf Club
Paper lantern-making workshop with members of Mackay Deaf Club to celebrate 30th anniversary.
Mackay, 17 March 2012

RADF Grant Recipient: Concept Development
Concept Development grant awarded for 10-week hire of studio space at Paxton’s Creative Space to develop new work for solo exhibition.
Mackay, 23 January – 1 April 2012

External Assessor, UTAS – Mackay Masters of Creative Arts External Program
Invited to assist with assessment of Mackay Masters of Creative Arts students.
Mackay, 22 October 2011

Presenter, Artspoken: Queensland Regional Arts Conference
Presentation on Crossroad Arts’ Small miracles program.
Bundaberg, 13 & 14 October 2011

Artspace Mackay Gallery Shop – contributing artist
Selling range of merchandise through Artspace Mackay Gallery Shop including etchings, handmade boxes and unique brooches.
Mackay, January 2008 – November 2009

RADF Grant Recipient: Waters’ Edge – Creating environments
Regional Partnerships grant awarded for environmental art project Waters’ Edge – Creating environments, facilitated by Jill Chism. Week-long artist in residence project , with fellow local artists Ngaio Lenz and Ashley Holmes, held at Cape Hillsborough and Eungella National Parks. Delivered in partnership with the EPA to celebrate Centenary of Parks.
Mackay region, July – August 2008

Co-founder, Silent Parrot Press Printmaking Studio & Gallery
Established a small, boutique printmaking studio and gallery Silent Parrot Press with fellow artist Glen Skien. Housed in one of the many Art Deco buildings in Mackay.
Mackay, May 2004 – September 2005

Gordon Darling Travel Grant Recipient
Independent research to investigate models of on-site and off-site artist-in-residence and workshop programs throughout Sydney and regional New South Wales.
Sydney and region, June 2003

Exhibitions

CAMEO: Recent works by Tracey Heathwood
Artspace Mackay, Mackay QLD
25 May – 7 July 2012

Subject matters: Postcard exhibition. An Artspace Mackay Foundation fundraising event
Artspace Mackay, Mackay QLD
7 October – 26 November 2011

Scissors, paper, rock
Milton House Gallery, Mackay QLD
16 September – 30 September 2011

Artstreet: A shopfront exhibition. A Mackay Festival of Arts event
Mackay CBD, Mackay QLD
9 – 24 July 2011

Waters’ Edge – Creating environments. Curated by Jill Chism
Artspace Mackay, Mackay QLD
30 October – 13 December 2009*
* also toured to Cairns Regional Gallery (2009) and Perc Tucker Gallery, Townsville (2010)

Subject matters: Postcard exhibition. An Artspace Mackay Foundation fundraising event
Artspace Mackay, Mackay QLD
30 October – 13 December 2009

Artstreet: A shopfront exhibition. A Mackay Festival of Arts event
Mackay CBD, Mackay QLD
11 – 26 July 2009

Quiet letters: An exhibition of etchings and artists’ books by Glen Skien and Tracey Heathwood
Silent Parrot Press Printmaking Studio & Gallery, Mackay QLD
2004
Noosa Regional Gallery, Noosa QLD
20 January – 2 February 2005

Compact Prints: International print exhibition and exchange
Umbrella Studios, Townsville QLD
15 October – 14 November 2004

The River: An exhibition of prints celebrating the Pioneer River
Artspace Mackay, Mackay QLD
March 2004

RAWing: QCA Bachelor of Visual Arts in Fine Art Graduate Exhibition
Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane QLD
October – November 1996