Born Auckland, New Zealand

Education/Positions

2003-2004 Mentor, Masters Programme, Whitecliffe College of Arts, Auckland

2001-2002 Teacher, Under Graduate, Whitecliffe College of Arts,  Auckland

2001 Master of Fine Arts, Whitecliffe College of Arts, Auckland

1990 Bachelor of Arts, Whitecliffe College of Arts, Auckland

Exhibitions

Up Coming

Installation Contemporary, Sydney Contemporary, Carriageworks, Sydney, September 2017

2017

Solo exhibition, Galerie Wolfsen, Denmark

Finalist Wallace Art Awards, Auckland, Travelling Show

Residency, Guldagergaard - International Ceramic Research Centre, Denmark

Farvestralende Keramik, Guldagergaard, Denmark

40, Galerie Wolfsen, Denmark

Village huha, PAULNACHE, Gisborne

2016

HANDBUILT made in clay, Two Rooms, Auckland

Christmas Time at Middlemore, Corbans Estate Arts Centre, Auckland

Finalist Wallace Art Awards, Auckland, Travelling Show

Spring 1883 PAULNACHE, The Hotel Windsor, Melbourne

MUD, Galerie Wolfsen, Denmark 

Finalist Molly Morpeth Canaday 3D Award, Te Kōputu a te whanga a Toi - Whakatane Library and Exhibition Centre, Whakatane

Curiosity: 5 Artists / 5 Artworks / 5 Tools, Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville

Finalist Waiheke Small Sculpture Prize, Waiheke Art Gallery, Waiheke

Graffiti Lounge, PAULNACHE, Gisborne

2015

Merit Award Portage Ceramic Awards, Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Auckland

Finalist Wallace Art Awards, Auckland, Travelling Show

Finalist National Contemporary Art Award, Waikato Museum, Hamilton

The Assemblage Show, The Vivian, Matakana

Finalist Waiheke Small Sculpture Prize, Waiheke Art Gallery, Waiheke

Potters & Painters, The Vivian, Matakana

2014

The Effects of Crack, Objectspace, Auckland

Finalist Wallace Art Awards, Auckland, Travelling Show

Finalist Molly Morpeth Canaday Sculpture Award, Te kōputu a te whanga a Toi - Whakatane Library and Exhibition Centre, Whakatane

Finalist National Contemporary Art Award, Waikato Museum, Hamilton

Foursome, The Vivian, Matakana

Finalist Waiheke Small Sculpture Prize, Waiheke Art Gallery, Waiheke

The Flower Show, The Vivian, Matakana

2013

The Small Show, The Vivian, Matakana

The Local Show, The Vivian, Matakana

Finalist Wallace Art Awards, Auckland, Travelling Show

Virginia Leonard & Louise McRae, The Vivian, Matakana

The Landscape Show, The Vivian, Matakana

Finalist Waikato Painting and Printmaking Art Award, Hamilton

The January Group Show, The Vivian, Matakana

2012

The Opening Show, The Vivian, Matakana

Finalist Waikato Painting and Printmaking Art Award, Hamilton

Winner Molly Morpeth Canady Art Award, Whakatane

2011

Matakana Valley Rd Group Show, Fineline Gallery, Matakana

Winner of the Walker and Hall Waiheke Art AwardWaiheke Art Gallery, Waiheke

The Mahurangi Group Show, Matakana

Finalist Molly Morpeth Art Award, Whakatane

2010

The Mahurangi Group Show, Matakana

Art in the Woolshed Group Show, Matakana

Finalist Molly Morpeth Art Award, Whakatane 

2009

Auckland Art Fair

Finalist Waiheke Art Awards, Waiheke Art Gallery, Waiheke

Solo exhibition Oedipus Rex Gallery, Auckland

Matakana Valley Rd Group Show, Fine Line Gallery, Matakana 

2008

Finalist Waiheke Art Awards, Waiheke Art Gallery, Waiheke

Solo exhibition Oedipus Rex, Auckland 

2007

Waiheke Art Awards - Zinni Douglas Merit Award, Waiheke Art Gallery, Waiheke

Group exhibition Oedipus Rex, Auckland

Solo exhibition Palette Gallery, Auckland

Finalist Norsewear Art Awards, Hawkes Bay

2003

Solo exhibition Barrows Gallery, Martinborough

Finalist Wallace Art Awards, Auckland

Solo exhibition Oedipus Rex, Auckland

Graduate Masters Students Randolph Street Gallery, Auckland

2002  

Group exhibition Barrows Gallery, Martinborough

Group exhibition, Oedipus Rex Gallery, Auckland    

Solo exhibition Oedipus Rex, Auckland

2001

Group exhibition Barrows Gallery, Martinborough

Solo exhibition Oedipus Rex, Auckland

2000

Post-graduation exhibition, Auckland