2012 Toowoomba Biennial Emerging Artists Acquisitive Award
2012 Arts Queensland Artist Run Initiatives Grant- Visual Arts, Craft and Design
2011 theGRID hybrid arts collective Artist in Residence Program
2010 Toowoomba Biennial Emerging Artists Acquisitive Award


Arts-based workshops 2010 – 2013

Wirraglen Home School Association Textiles-based Workshops 2012 -2013

Youthweek 2013 Nuts and Bolts ‘Geometric String Arts’ program May 2013

SPRING Holiday Macrame Workshops at theGRID 2012

Home Festival Sewing and Repair Workshop August 2012

theGRID Artist-in-Residency program Learn Amigurumi Crochet Workshop June 2012

Curious Spaces Chocolate Art Response Workshop Miles 2010


Exhibition history


MAR Collaberration, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba




SEPT Creative Tanks, Phat Burgers, Ruthven St, Toowoomba

AUG ‘Brief Encounters’ Empire Theatre, Toowoomba

FEB ‘Teasing the Domestic’ Artslink QLD Travelling Tour, South East Queensland –  2013 – 2015

JAN Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery ‘Crates on Wheels’ Exhibition tour, QLD libraries and schools – 2012 – 2013





SEPT MARS Artwork Exchange at theGRID – theGRID hybrid arts collective, Level 2 488 Ruthven St, Toowoomba

SEPT Creative Tanks, September 21st – 31st, Mary Ryan’s Bookstore, Ruthven St, Toowoomba

SEPT ‘Imagine you know’ 16th Sept – 15th Oct, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba

AUG ‘Inside Outside’ – 24th Aug – 30th Sept, theGRID hybrid arts collective, Ruthven St, Toowoomba

JAN Atelier Unique Fine Art Gallery -22nd Jan – 26th Feb. Little St, Toowoomba

‘Future Nuture’ – Crates on Wheels Travelling Schools’ Exhibition. Visiting 10 schools throughout 2011.
NOV theGRID pitch night, MARS HQ, Metro Cafe and Events, 15 Railway Street, Toowoomba
SEPT Creative Tanks (aftermath) – 25th September – 8th October. Oxygen Cafe, 517 Ruthven St, Toowoomba
SEPT Creative Tanks (live) – 17-18th, 24-25th September. Oxygen Cafe, 517 Ruthven St, Toowoomba
SEPT ‘… Something Only We Know’ Crows Nest Art Gallery, Crows Nest.
JULY ‘Fired Up’ Curated by MARS at Firefly Cafe, 444 Ruthven St, Toowoomba
JULY ‘Twelve’ made. creative space, 174 Margaret St, Toowoomba
JUNE Metro Cafe and Events Live art and music night – 25 June 2011, 15 Railway St, Toowoomba
JUNE ‘Future’- 9 June 2011, MARS HQ at Metro Cafe and Events, 15 Railway St, Toowoomba
MAY Hampton High Country Food and Arts Festival – 13-15 May 2011, Hampton
MAR Blockwork Art and Design – 18-20 March 2011, Johnston Kitchens Joinery Shed, Toowoomba
JAN Made.Affordable Art Sale Fundraiser – 22 January 2011, Bon Amici Cafe, Toowoomba


SEPT ‘Future Nurture’ – 9th Sept-10 October 2010, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba
JULY ‘Patience Please’ – 18th June-July 2010, Attic Space, 229 Margaret St, Toowoomba
APRIL ‘Curious Spaces’ – 17th April- 3rd June, 2010, Dogwood Gallery, Miles
‘Reflex Part B’ – 13 Nov-Jan 2009-2010, USQ Gallery, Toowoomba


‘Reflex Part A’ – Oct-Nov 2009, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Toowoomba
OCT ‘Project B’- 29-31st October 2009, Judith Wright Centre, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
OCT ‘Warwick Art Award’ – October-Nov 2009, Warwick Regional Art Gallery
AUG ’12×12′ – August 2009, Attic Space, Toowoomba
JUNE ‘Max Project’ – June- July 2009, USQ Gallery, Toowoomba
FEB ‘Abstract Realities’ – Feb-Mar 2009, USQ Gallery, Toowoomba



AUG Brief Encounters, Empire Theatre, What’s On, August 01st 2013,

JUN Teasing the Domestic – Take a Walk on the Woolly Side, mysunshinecoast, 08 June 2013,,49479

JUN Noosa Long Weekend Festival Free Events, Noosa LongWeekend, 01 June 2013,

MAY Teasing the Domesting @ The J, Kim Schoenberger – Contemporary Artist, Kim Schoenberger, May 30th, 2013,

MAY Exhibitions @ the centre Beaudesert, Live at the Centre Scenic Rim Arts & Culture, May 01st 2013,

FEB The John Flynn Flyer News, Cloncurry Shire Council, Feb 03rd 2013

JAN Teasing the Domestic, Artslink Queensland, Lisa Bielby,



OCT GRIDlines Episode 1 – Kelly-Marie McEwan & Danish Quapoor, Oh Darling Downs, Benjamin Tupas, October 05th, 2012,

OCT Workshop Day: 17 October 2012, Wirraglen Support Group, Ken Woolford, 10 October 2012,

SEPT Imagine you know: Emerging Artists  in your Community, WotWeDid, Victoria Cooper Doug Spowart, September 17th, 2012,

SEPT Kelly-Marie McEwan @ Mary Ryans Bookstore, made. Creative Space, Alex Stalling, 10 September 2012,

SEPT If you worked in a sex shop, what kind of art would you make? ABC Open, Miranda Grant, 05 September 2012,

AUG Danish Quapoor ‘Humanimal’ & Kelly-Marie McEwan’s ‘Inside Outside’, Grace Dewar, August 27th, 2012,

AUG Kelly-Marie: The Store Manager, The Artist. ABC Open, Ashleigh Bunter, August 16th 2012,

AUG ABC Open ‘A Day In The Life Of’ Artists on the Range, therangetoowoomba, August 31st, 2012


SEPT ‘Artists form creative tank…’, Toowoomba’s Mail, Sept 8th, 2011
SEPT “Bookends”, ‘Future Nuture Art Exhibition’, Clifton Library blog post, September 10, 2011
SEPT ‘Something only we know [entwined realities via insulated psyches]’, Toowoomba Regional Council site, Tues 13th September 2011
JUNE Megan Masters ‘Artists combine genres’, Toowoomba’s Mail, June 16th 2011
MAR Sally Johnston, ‘The Blockwork Design and Photography exhibition’, Creative Regions site, March, 2011
MAR Beth Watson, ‘Shed transformed for exhibit’, The Chronicle, March 10, 2011

AUG Future Nurture; Toowoomba Biennial Emerging Artists Award, Phoebe McDonald, August 6th, 2013

JULY Sandy Pottinger, ‘Paintings, music fuse to fascinate’, The Chronicle, July 3, 2010

OCT ‘Evolutionary exhibition’, USQ media release, October, 2009

JULY Michelle Fox, ‘Artists create max impact’, USQ media release, July 7, 2009



Crates on Wheels Travelling Schools’ Exhibition 2010 – Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery (Permanent)

Teasing the Domestic Touring Collection 2012- 2015 (Temporary)

Crates on Wheels Travelling Schools’ Exhibition 2012 – Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery (Permanent)

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