Born Auckland, New Zealand

Education/Positions

2003-2004 Supervisor, Master of Fine Arts, Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design, Auckland

2001-2002 Teacher, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design,  Auckland

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

1990 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design, Auckland

Exhibitions

Up Coming

Auckland Art Fair, Solo Installation, PAULNACHE, May 2018

Melbourne Art Fair, Solo Installation, PAULNACHE, August 2018

Solo Exhibition, Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami, US, October 2018

Solo Exhibition, Two Rooms, Auckland, October 2018  

NCECA, Claytopia, Minneapolis, Minnesota, US, March 2019

2018

miart, Erastudio Apartment Gallery, Milan, Italy  

Collective Design Fair, Mindy Solomon Gallery, New York, US

artgenève, Solo Installation, Taste Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland

Exodus, The Vivian, Matakana, New Zealand

2017

Pulse Art Fair, Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami Beach, US

Installation Contemporary, Sydney Contemporary, Carriageworks, Sydney, Australia

Solo exhibition, Galerie Wolfsen, Denmark

Farvestralende Keramik, Guldagergaard, Denmark

40, Galerie Wolfsen, Denmark

Village huha, PAULNACHE, Gisborne, New Zealand

2016

HANDBUILT made in clay, Two Rooms, Auckland, New Zealand

Christmas Time at Middlemore, Corbans Estate Arts Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

Spring 1883, PAULNACHE, The Hotel Windsor, Melbourne, Australia 

MUD, Galerie Wolfsen, Denmark

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

Graffiti Lounge, PAULNACHE, Gisborne, New Zealand

2015

The Assemblage Show, The Vivian, Matakana, New Zealand

Potters & Painters, The Vivian, Matakana, New Zealand

2014

The Effects of Crack, Objectspace, Auckland, New Zealand

Foursome, The Vivian, Matakana, New Zealand

The Flower Show, The Vivian, Matakana, New Zealand

2013

The Small Show, The Vivian, Matakana, New Zealand

The Local Show, The Vivian, Matakana, New Zealand

Virginia Leonard & Louise McRae, The Vivian, Matakana, New Zealand

The Landscape Show, The Vivian, Matakana, New Zealand

The January Group Show, The Vivian, Matakana, New Zealand

2012

The Opening Show, The Vivian, Matakana, New Zealand

2009

Auckland Art Fair, New Zealand

Oedipus Rex, Auckland, New Zealand 

2008

Oedipus Rex, AucklandNew Zealand

2007

Oedipus Rex, Auckland, New Zealand

Palette Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2003

Barrows Gallery, Martinborough, New Zealand

Oedipus Rex, Auckland, New Zealand

2002  

Barrows Gallery, Martinborough, New Zealand

Oedipus Rex, Auckland, New Zealand

Oedipus Rex, Auckland, New Zealand

2001

Barrows Gallery, Martinborough, New Zealand

Oedipus Rex, Auckland, New Zealand

2000

Post-graduation exhibition, Auckland, New Zealand

 

Awards

2017

Finalist Portage Ceramic Awards, Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Auckland

Finalist Wallace Art Awards, Auckland, New Zealand, Travelling Show

2016

Finalist Wallace Art Awards, Auckland, New Zealand, Travelling Show

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

Finalist Waiheke Small Sculpture Prize, Waiheke Art Gallery, Waiheke, New Zealand

2015

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

Finalist Wallace Art Awards, Auckland, New Zealand, Travelling Show

Finalist National Contemporary Art Award, Waikato Museum, Hamilton, New Zealand

Finalist Waiheke Small Sculpture Prize, Waiheke Art Gallery, Waiheke, New Zealand

2014

Finalist Wallace Art Awards, Auckland, New Zealand, Travelling Show

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

Finalist National Contemporary Art Award, Waikato Museum, Hamilton, New Zealand

Finalist Waiheke Small Sculpture Prize, Waiheke Art Gallery, Waiheke, New Zealand

2013

Finalist Wallace Art Awards, Auckland, New Zealand, Travelling Show

Finalist Waikato Painting and Printmaking Art Award, Hamilton, New Zealand

2012

Finalist Waikato Painting and Printmaking Art Award, Hamilton, New Zealand

Winner Molly Morpeth Canady Art Award, Whakatane, New Zealand

2011

Winner of the Walker and Hall Waiheke Art Award, Waiheke Art Gallery, Waiheke, New Zealand

Finalist Molly Morpeth Art Award, Whakatane, New Zealand

2010

Finalist Molly Morpeth Art Award, Whakatane, New Zealand

2009

Finalist Waiheke Art Awards, Waiheke Art Gallery, Waiheke, New Zealand

2008

Finalist Waiheke Art Awards, Waiheke Art Gallery, Waiheke, New Zealand

2007

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

Finalist Norsewear Art Awards, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

2003

Finalist Wallace Art Awards, Auckland, New Zealand

 

Residencies

2017

Residency, Guldagergaard - International Ceramic Research Centre, Denmark

 

Publications

The Journal of Australian Ceramics, Art LinkArt CollectorArt Zone