2008 - Master of Visual Art, Sydney College of the Arts, Rozelle.
2007 - TAA40104 Certificate IV Workplace and Assessment Training.
2002 - Bachelor of Fine Arts/Hons, The National Art School, Darlinghurst.
1997 - Bachelor of Art Theory & History, The College of Fine Arts, Paddington.
2007 - Current Ceramic Teacher, Nepean TAFE, Kingswood.
2002 - Current Ceramic Teacher, Eastern Suburbs Community College, Bondi.
2004 - 2008 Printing on Clay Workshops held at NSW TAFE's and Sturt Craft Centre.
2003 - 2008 Workshop Coordinator, NSW Pottery Supplies, Homebush West.
2002 - 2005 Technical Assistant, David Edmonds Ceramics, Marrickville.
2001 - 2005 Member of The Innercity Clayworkers Gallery Cooperative, Glebe.
2001 - 2002 Gallery Assistant, All Handmade Gallery, Waverley.
1998 - 1999 Technical Assistant, Bush Wa Zee Ceramics, Bondi.
2008 - Arts & Crafts Formagruppen, Sweden.
2007 - Transferring the Image, Mura Clay Gallery, Newtown.
2005 - Out of Earth Symposium: The Plastic Possibilities of Clay, Ewart Gallery, Willoughby.
2004 - Bowl'd and Beautiful, Ceramic Art Gallery, Paddington.
2004 - Artisans in the Gardens, Lion Gate Lodge, Sydney.
2004 - Oribe and Cloth, All Handmade Gallery, Waverley.
2003 - Future Function, Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Manly.
2002 - The Vase Show (20yr Anniversary), Innercity Clayworkers Gallery, Glebe.
2001 - Talente 2001, Munich Design Fair, Germany.
2005 - Interwoven Tales, Blender Gallery, Paddington.
2002 - New Ceramics by Petra Svoboda & Joanne Searle, Mura Clay Gallery, Newtown.
2001 - New Ceramics by Petra Svoboda, Mura Clay Gallery, Newtown.
2001 - Osmosis, The Innercity Clayworkers Gallery, Glebe.
2008 - Australian Postgraduate Award
National Association of The Visual Arts (NAVA)
The Ceramic Association of Australia