2008                    University of Adelaide                                        Adelaide, SA

                             Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

2011                      University of Adelaide                                        Adelaide, SA

                             Graduate Diploma (Art History)

2011                      Adelaide Central School of Art                          Norwood, SA

                             Painting I, Drawing I

2015                     Art Students’ League of New York                    New York, NY

                             Portrait Painting and Composition, Life Drawing and Anatomy

2015                     Grand Central Atelier                                          New York, NY

                             Cast Drawing, Portrait Painting

2017                     Studio Esclaier                                                     Argenton Château, France

                             Figure painting summer intensive scholarship 


2004                     Certificate of Merit for Visual Art Studies (SACE)        

2010                      Malcolm Campbell Award for Drawing                                                            

2013                      Helpmann Academy Emerging Artist Award

2014                      Eran Svigos Award for Best Visual Art, Adelaide Fringe

2014                      Portia Geach Memorial Award Highly Commended

2015                      Arts SA Professional Development grant

2016                      Mark Butler Art Prize

2016                      Fleurieu Food and Wine Art Prize Highly Commended

2017                      Smith Fellowship, Studio Esclaier, France. 

2018 Royal South Australian Society of Arts Fellowship.

selected exhibitions 


2012,13                 S.H. Ervin National Trust Gallery                       Sydney, NSW

                             Finalist - Salon des Refusés Exhibition

2012,14,16            Glen Eira City Council Gallery                            Glen Eira, VIC

                             Finalist- A.M.E. Bale Art Prize Exhibition & Scholarship

2013,14,15,16        S.H. Ervin National Trust Gallery                        Sydney, NSW 

                             Finalist- Portia Geach Memorial Award

2013                     Royal South Australian Society of Arts             Adelaide, SA

                             Finalist- Inaugural Portrait Prize Exhibition

2014                     Artlab Australia                                                    Adelaide, SA

                             Solo exhibition, 'New Works', Adelaide Fringe 2014

2014                     Stomping Ground Studios                                  Stepney, SA 

                             Finalist- Inaugural Kennedy Art Prize

2014, 15               Online semi finalist DMNPP                                Sydney, NSW          

                             Semi- finalist Doug Moran National Portrait Prize

2015,16                Lethbridge Gallery                                                Brisbane, QLD

                             Finalist, Lethbridge 10,000 Small Scale Art Award

2015,16,17,18         Art Gallery of New South Wales                        Sydney, NSW

                             Finalist- Archibald Prize

2016,18                Perc Tucker Regional Gallery                             Townsville, QLD

                             Finalist- Glencore Percival Portrait Prize

2016,18                 Bega Valley Regional Gallery                             Bega, NSW. 

                             Finalist- Shirley Hannan Portrait Prize

2016,17,18.            Lethbridge Gallery                                               Brisbane, QLD

                             Solo exhibitions; 'Transience',  'Reflections', 'In Bloom', ‘New Works’

Selected Bibliography


Nunn, Louise. “Archibald art runs in the family.” The Advertiser, April 06, 2012. 

McDonald, John. “More than face value”. Sydney Morning Herald, April 19, 2013.

Llewellyn, Jane. “Profile: Tsering Hannaford.” The Adelaide Review, May, 2013.

McDonald, Patrick. “Father-daughter duo Robert and Tsering Hannaford face off in Archibald portrait contest.” The Advertiser, July 10, 2015. 

Hender, Sarah. “SALA stars- three young artists you need to know right now.” The Advertiser, August 1, 2015.

Clifton, Catherine, “Brush with fame”. Adelaide Matters, July 22, 2015. (Cover feature)

Fleet, Nadja. “SA’s femail trailblazers’ call for action to achieve gender equality”. The Advertiser, March 3, 2016.

Allen, Christopher. “Archibald Prize: oversized visions blur complexities of form”. The Australian, July 8, 2016.

Ahern, Katharine. "It's all in the Making". Well Made Blog,March 19, 2018.

Couper, Sarah. “Studio Visit”, Look Magazine, May-June 2019.