Friends of Pataka Arts Trail March 16th. & 17th. 2019 Peoples Choice Award Winner 2018 Finalist Wellington Regional Arts Review 2018, Expressions Whirinaki June - August 2018 Fishbowl Creative Pop-Up, Naenae, Wellington July-October 2018 Pataka -Friends of Pataka Exhibition 2018, Porirua, New Zealand Mans Best Friend, Helium Gallery, Rotorua, New Zealand Summer Exhibition, New Zealand Academy of Fine Art, Wellington, February 2018 Represented by Waihi Beach Gallery, Waihi, New Zealand Botanica Fantastica, Gallery Patea, Taranaki Oct 2017 Spring & Winter Exhibitions, New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, Wellington, NZ, 2017 Open Studio The Ucheldre Arts Centre, Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales, U.K Easter Weekend April 2017 Anglesey Arts Weeks Exhibitions Holyhead & Beaumaris, Wales, 23rd. March - April 22nd. 2017 SOLO Exhibition Colourful Expressions, Jan 4th. - Feb 8th. 2017, The Art Lounge, NZ Gallery, Tauranga, New Zealand
Not so recent EXHIBITION HISTORY GUEST EXHIBITOR - 46th. Pinehaven Arts & Craft, Wellington, September 2016 Serendipity 2, Seven women artists, Odlin Gallery, Lower Hutt, Wellington, 2016 2D or NOT 2D, Odlin Gallery, Lower Hutt, Wellington, April 2016 Reflections, Alpha Gallery & Studios, Wellington, November 2015 Home is Where the Art is, Thistle Hall, Cuba Street, Wellington, April 2015 Serendipity, Seven women artists, Odlin Gallery, Lower Hutt, Wellington, April 2015
New Zealand Sculpture on the Shore, Takapuna Fort, Auckland, November 2014 Franklin Arts Festival, Auckland, September 2014
'Chasing The Dream ' Amnesty International Touring Exhibition, Art Depot, Devonport, Auckland , Waikato Museum, & Matchbox Studios, Wellington March 2014
2013 Annual Exhibition, New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, Wellington, NZ, December - January 24th. 2014 Emerging Light Gallery, Plimmerton December - January 2014 'Transform' 3D Exhibition, The Learning Connexion, November 2013 3rd. Annual Wellington Emerging Artist Awards Finalist 2013, November 7th - 15th. 2013 'Works on PAPER' New Zealand Academy of Fine Art, Queens Wharf, Wellington, October 5th.- 28th. 2013 Foyer Artist at NZ Art Show 2013, TSB Arena, Wellington End of Term Student Art Exhibitions, The Learning Connexion, Wellington 2013 & 2012 Pint Sized 3D Exhibition, The Learning Connexion, Wellington, March 2013 Festival of the Elements, Sculpture Competition, Porirua, Wellington, February 2013 Choral Box Mural Artist - 2 boxes Upper Hutt, January 2013 Steampunk & Time Travel Exhibition, Artrium Gallery, 11th.October - 6th. November 2012 2nd. Annual Wellington Emerging Artist Award Finalist. October 2012 'Second Time Around' Exhibition, Matchbox Studios, Wellington September 2012 'Portrait' group exhibition Matchbox Studios, Cuba Street, Wellington, August 2012 'Un- wine-d' 'Box Art, Pataka Museum & Gallery, Porirua, Wellington 2012 NZ Art Show 2012, TSB Arena, Wellington
2008 Vector Gallery, Expressions, Upper Hutt, New Zealand 2005 New Zealand Affordable Art Show, Wellington, New Zealand 2004 - 2015 Pinehaven Arts & Craft Annual Exhibition 2002-2004 Member of a co-operative gallery 'ARTIQUE', Powell River, British Columbia, Canada 2004 Three paintings selected for ' Flower Power' exhibition at Old School House Gallery, Qualicum, Vancouver Island, Canada 2003 Arnold Mikelson Arts Festival, White Rock, British Columbia (juried) Canada 2003 Holtenwood Gallery, Texada Island, British Columbia, Canada 2002 Art in the Park Festival, Powell River, British Columbia, Canada
BIO Born in North Wales Batchelor of Education (Honours) in Dance & Art & Design, John Moores Liverpool, UK Migrated to Canada 2002 Moved to New Zealand 2004 Diploma in Art & Creativity, The Learning Connexion, Wellington 2012 -2014
Students working on Tawhai Primary School Mural Project I led in beginning of 2014. Completed mural sits on fence at entrance of school in Stokes Valley, Wellington, NZ. Over 17.1 metres in length. Each design incorporates the number of people living in the art extension students homes depicted in shapes and it uses the family members favourite colours. Other designs represent classes, their favourite shapes and numbers of students in the room. Silhouettes are life size and where drawn around some of the art extension students involved in project.
Competing in the 'Festival of The Elements' on Waitangi Day, 2013 Porirua, New Zealand
Remit: To create a sculpture incorporating element 'Air' from trash supplies laid out first thing in the morning. Eight hours later sculptures were judged by Michael Tuffery.