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

Pulse Art Fair, Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami Beach, US, December 2017

artgenève, Solo Installation, Taste Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland, February 2018

2017

Installation Contemporary, Sydney Contemporary, Carriageworks, Sydney, Australia

Solo exhibition, Galerie Wolfsen, Denmark

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

Residency, Guldagergaard - International Ceramic Research Centre, 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

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

Spring 1883 PAULNACHE, The Hotel Windsor, Melbourne, Australia 

MUD, Galerie Wolfsen, Denmark 

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

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

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

Graffiti Lounge, PAULNACHE, Gisborne, 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

The Assemblage Show, The Vivian, Matakana, New Zealand

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

Potters & Painters, The Vivian, Matakana, New Zealand

2014

The Effects of Crack, Objectspace, Auckland, New Zealand

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

Foursome, The Vivian, Matakana, New Zealand

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

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

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

The Landscape Show, The Vivian, Matakana, New Zealand

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

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

2012

The Opening Show, The Vivian, Matakana, New Zealand

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

Winner Molly Morpeth Canady Art Award, Whakatane, New Zealan

2011

Matakana Valley Rd Group Show, Fineline Gallery, Matakana, New Zealand

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

The Mahurangi Group Show, Matakana, New Zealand

Finalist Molly Morpeth Art Award, Whakatane, New Zealand

2010

The Mahurangi Group Show, Matakana, New Zealand

Art in the Woolshed Group Show, Matakana, New Zealand

Finalist Molly Morpeth Art Award, Whakatane, New Zealand

2009

Auckland Art Fair, New Zealand

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

Solo exhibition Oedipus Rex Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

Matakana Valley Rd Group Show, Fine Line Gallery, Matakana, New Zealand 

2008

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

Solo exhibition Oedipus Rex, AucklandNew Zealand

2007

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

Group exhibition Oedipus Rex, Auckland, New Zealand

Solo exhibition Palette Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

Finalist Norsewear Art Awards, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

2003

Solo exhibition Barrows Gallery, Martinborough, New Zealand

Finalist Wallace Art Awards, Auckland, New Zealand

Solo exhibition Oedipus Rex, Auckland, New Zealand

Graduate Masters Students Randolph Street Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2002  

Group exhibition Barrows Gallery, Martinborough, New Zealand

Group exhibition, Oedipus Rex Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

Solo exhibition Oedipus Rex, Auckland, New Zealand

2001

Group exhibition Barrows Gallery, Martinborough, New Zealand

Solo exhibition Oedipus Rex, Auckland, New Zealand

2000

Post-graduation exhibition, Auckland, New Zealand