Born 1963 in Lower Hutt: New Zealand.

1998-1999 M.F.A.,Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland University. Graduated with First Class Honours.

1985-1986 Post Graduate Certificate, St Martin's School of Art, London. Gained certificate of Advanced Studies.

1982-1984 Diploma of Fine Arts, Otago Polyteechnic.• Abernathy Painting Prize • David Con-Hutton Memorial Sholarship.


• Selected Group Exhibitions


2004 Sticky, Randolph Sreet Gallery.
2003 Painting: Five Propositions. (curator and exhibitor). Randolph Street Gallery.
2003 Lush, Customs Street Project, Auckland
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2002 Lush, Platform 1, Melbourne.

2002 Screens, Vavasour-Godkin Gallery, Auckland.
2001 Saturated Skins, (co-curator and exhibitor), Vavasour-Godkin Gallery, Auckland.
2001 Conversations with the chair.
2000 Let them Eat Cake, George Fraser Gallery, Auckland.
2000 Blue, Vavasour-Godkin Gallery, Auckland.
1999 6xvi, George Fraser Gallery, Auckland.
1999 Group Show, Vavasour-Godkin Gallery, Auckland.
1998 Towards Abstraction Two, The Drawings Gallery, Auckland.
1998 Bulge, Brian Queenin Gallery, Wellington.
1998 Group Show, Brooker Gallery, Wellington.
1993 Japan International Artists, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art.
1991 ART 91, Islington Design Centre, London.
1988 Five Painters, St. Martins School of Art, London.

 

• Solo Exhibitions


2003 Dressed Four Sides, Vavasour-Godkin Gallery, Auckland.
2001 Split Infinitive, Vavasour-Godkin Gallery, Auckland.
2000 Tracing Colour, Vavasour-Godkin Gallery, Auckland.
1997 Floating World, Brooker Gallery, Wellington.
1993 Templeton College, Oxford.
1992 The Pall Mall Deposit, London.
1989 Alba Fine Art, London.
1988 Alba Fine Art, London.
1986 Alba Fine Art, London.

 

• Reviews


Saturated Skins, Vavasour-Godkin Gallery, 2001.
Television Interview, Nightline, TV3, April 12, 2001.
T.J McNamara, New Zealand Herald, April 23, 2001.
John Daly-Peoples, National Business Review, April 27, 2001.
Trudy McConnochie, New Zealand Business Times, May 11, 2001.
Tracing Colour, Vavasour-Godkin Gallery, 2000.
T.J McNamara, New Zealand Herald, May 29, 2000.
Peter Simpson, Sunday Star Times, June 11, 2000.
Floating World, Brooker Gallery, Wellington 1997.
Mark Amery, Sunday Star Times, September 28, 1997.
Pauline Swain, The Dominion, October 4, 1997.

 

• Awards, Competitions & Scholorships.


2003 Finalist.
James Wallace Trust Art Awards.
2003 Finalist. Waikato National Art Awards.
2001 Finalist. James Wallace Trust Art Awards.
2000 Finalist.
James Wallace Trust Art Awards.
1999 Finalist. Wallace/Visa Trust Art Awards.
1996 Finalist. Wallace/Visa Trust Art Awards.
1992 Finalist. Laing Landscape Award, London.
1984 Abernathy Painting Prize, Otago Polytechnic.
1984 David Con-Hutton Memorial Scholorship, Otago Polytechnic.