Born in Wellington, New Zealand. 

 

Education:

 

2017 - Master of Education (First Class Honours), Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Auckland.

 

2012- Master of Creative Writing (First Class Honours), Faculty of Arts, English Department, University of Auckland.

 

2004- Master of Fine Arts (First Class Honours,) Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland. 

  

1998- Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary) Auckland College of Education.

 

1998 - Bachelor of Fine Arts, (Sculpture, Art History) Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland.

 

Selected Exhibitions:

 

2013 Art at Work, with Jim Allen, Barry Brickell, Martin Leatinu’u, John Lyall, Mike Parr, Janene Randerson, Elwyn Richardson, Isobel Thom, Blaine Western, and students of Oruaiti School, (1949-1962), curated by Janita Craw and Victoria O’Sullivan, on the occasion of the Elwyn Richardson Symposium: ‘Revisiting the Early World', The Glass-House, Auckland University of Technology Akoranga campus, Auckland New Zealand. 

 

2004 Quick. Group exhibition. Curated by Michele Menzies. George Fraser Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand. http://window.auckland.ac.nz/archive/2004/08/onsite.html

 

2004 Group Show. Anna Bibby Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand.

 

2004 MOP Project Room, Sydney, Australia. http://www.mop.org.au/archive_art.html

 

2004 Minus 10 Minus 2. Group exhibition. Curated by Simon Rees. Iaspis, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

2003 Group Show. Anna Bibby Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand.

 

2002. Break. Curated by Simon Rees, Govett Brewster Art Galley, New Plymouth, New Zealand.               

 

1998. Come. Group exhibition curated by Robert Leonard and Kelly Carmichael. Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand. http://www.artspace.org.nz/exhibitions/1998/come.asp

 

1997. Spiceless. Group exhibition. Curated by Ivan Anthony. Ivan Anthony Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand.

 

1996. Internal Immersion. Curated by Megan Dunn. Fiat Lux Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand.

 

Curatorial Projects: 

 

2013 Art at Work. Exhibition presented at the Elwyn Richardson Symposium: 'Revisiting the Early World', Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. July, 2013, curated by Janita Craw and Victoria O'Sullivan

 

2002 Leisure. Group exhibition at Old Government House, University of Auckland, curated by Victoria O'Sullivan and Karl Chitham.

 

Texts:

 

Harvey, M. (2004). Quick Fix – review of the exhibition Break, curated by Michele Menzies. See: http://www.ada.net.nz/library/quick-fix/

 

Mop Gallery. (2004). Media statement published on gallery website. See: http://www.mop.org.au/archive/040526.html

 

Barnett, C., Matheson, G. (2003). Art News New Zealand, Summer edition, p. 34

 

Rees, S. (2002). Govett Brewster Art Gallery publication essay on the exhibition Break. Govett Brewster, New Plymouth.

 

Carmichael, K., Leonard, R. (1998). Come, Artspace Emerging Artists’s Show, Catalogue Essay.

 

 

Awards:

 

2002 - Masters Scholarship, awarded by the University of Auckland, Faculty of Architecture, Property, Planning and Fine Arts.

 

1998 - Fowlds Memorial Prize in Fine Arts, awarded by University of Auckland, Faculty of Architecture, Property, Planning and Fine Arts.