Trudy undertook post-graduate study at RMIT University and received her Master of Fine Art degree in 2010. She has since received an ArtStart grant from Australia Council and undertaken an international residency in Belgium. In addition to her solo practice Trudy is a founding member of Eye Collective, a Melbourne-based art collective; exploring a field of shared thought and expression, together with artists Stephanie Wilson and Melanie-Jayne Taylor.
Trudy has participated in a range of solo and group exhibitions and residencies, both in Australia and internationally. Including Untitled. Sardam Gallery, Kurdistan (2011); Plankton #42. Bellevue, Belgium (2011); Constructing Absence, Part II. Kings ARI, Melbourne Vic (2011); Untitled – Summer Residency with Eye Collective. Seventh Gallery, Fitzroy Vic (2013); Interior Wall. Platform Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne Vic (2013); Pothead. The Substation, Newport Vic (2014); Urban Animators public art project, RMIT University, Melbourne Vic (2015); Out of Line, May Space, Waterloo NSW (2017); Between Two Summers, c3 Contemporary Art Space, Collingwood Vic (2018).