TRAINING



I began painting in 2003, and have undertaken the following training since then:



2007



  1. Northland Craft Trust Quarry 8 Day Summer School.  Tutor: Jane Zusters



  1. 3 Day workshop with Paula McNeil at Pumpkin Hill Studio, Tairua



2008



  1. Northland Craft Trust Quarry 8 Day Summer School. Tutor: James Lawrence




2009


  1. Northland Craft Trust Quarry 8 Day Summer School.  Tutors: Sue Daly & Maree Wilson



2010



  1. Northland Craft Trust Quarry 8 Day Summer School.  Tutor: James Lawrence



  1. Hungry Creek Art School – Weekend Workshop.  Tutor: Brett A’Court




2012



  1. Northland Craft Trust Quarry 8 Day Summer School.  Tutor: Philippa Blair



2015 - 2017



  1. Expressive life drawing and painting with tutors Allie Eagle and Cushla Parakowhai, Corban’s Art Estate, Auckland




EXHIBITIONS



2008



  1. 2 works included in a group exhibition at Gallery8, Te Awamutu



2009



  1. How the Light Gets In. Individual exhibition at Sola, Thames



2011



  1. Going Deeper: Paintings & Monoprints. Individual exhibition, Bruce Mason Centre, Auckland


  2. Fault Lines: How the Light Gets In. The Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville



2012



  1. Jerusalem Windows: Eyes on the Soul of the Land. Individual exhibition, The Barbed Wire Gallery, Raetihi



2013



  1. Selected Artist, General Exhibition, New Zealand Art Show. TSB Bank Arena, Wellington


2014

  1. Arrivals & Departures: 40 Years of Flight.  Ida Carey Gallery, Artspost at The Waikato Museum, Hamilton, 17 January - 17 February

  2. Arrivals & Departures: 40 Years of Flight.  The Chapel, Cityside, Mt Eden, Auckland, 19 August - 6 September



2015

  1. 3 works included in Keep Kauri Standing exhibition.  No 1 Parnell Gallery, Rawene, Northland, March 7 - April 23


  1. 3 works included in Wairua exhibition at Kings Theatre Gallery, Kawakawa, Northland, 10 April - 22 May



2016

  1. 3 works included in Solstice Showcase exhibition at No 1 Parnell Gallery, Rawene, Northland, October/November



2017

  1. Co-curated Where Shall We Call Home? with 11 works included.  Depot Artspace, Devonport, 17 June - 5 July


  1. 1 work included, group exhibition at Mokopōpaki, Newton, Auckland, July/August


2019


  1. Co-curated Nourishing the Roots of Empathy with 10 works included.  Depot Artspace, Devonport, 21 September - 9 October


  1. 3 works included in Greater Auckland Arts Awards, Corban’s Art Estate, September/October


  1. 2 works included in VA Summer Show, Village Arts, Kohukohu, December



2020


  1. Manners of Speaking | E korero ana nga whakatauki, Geoff Wilson Gallery, NorthTec, Whangarei, 21 Feb – 26 March. Group show curated by Sonja Van Kerkhoff and NorthTec 3rd Year Students. With: Alicia Courtney, Andrea Gardener, Ashleigh Taupaki, Brit Bunkley, Carolyn Lye, Catrina Sutter, Chiara Rubino, Cle Tukuitonga, Elaina Arkeooll, Giacomo Silvano, Hilda Simetin, Jacqueline Wassen, Jamie Larnach, Jarred Taylor, Jeff Thomson, Joas Nebe, John Hoby, John Mulholland, Maartje Zandboer, Naomi Roche, Lipika Sen & Prabhjyot Majithia, Peter Scott, Piet Nieuwland, Robert Brown, Sam Melser, Sonja van Kerkhoff, Tash Nikora, Tracy Singer, Ursula Christel, Mokopōpaki, Yllwbro, Mokopōpaki.



  1. Ko rātou, ko tātou | On Otherness and Us-ness, Northart, Auckland, 16 March – 1 April, 2020. Curated by Salama Moata McNamara and Sonja van Kerkhoff. With: Salama Moata McNamara, Sonja van Kerkhoff, Layla Walter, Ursula Christel, Narjis Mirza, Phil Dadson, Carolyn Lye, Jeff Thompson, Christina Hurihia Wirihana, Fiona Lee Graham, Joanna Margaret Paul, Gavin Chilcott, Lipika Sen & Adibah Saad, Tash Nikora, John Mulholland, Azadeh Emadi, Narjis Mirza & Jessika Kenney.




  1. Waitakere Arts Expo, Corban’s Art Estate, Auckland. 2nd Prize, Painting Section, for What If II. September 19 - 28.



2021


  1. E Tiaki - Take Care, artHAUS, Orakei, Auckland, 24 March - 11 April. Curated by Sonja van Kerkhoff, with Aodhán Floyd, April Shin, Ashleigh Taupaki, Bev Goodwin, Cathy Carter, Chiara Rubino, Emma Papadopoulos, Jessy Rahman, Jumaadi, Lipika Sen, Lissy and Rudi Robinson-Cole, Lloyd Lawrence, Michelle Mayn, Naomi Roche, Narjis Mirza, Martin Wohlwend, Masud Olufani, Nawruz Paguidopon, Prabhjyot Majithia, Phil Dadson, Pietertje van Splunter, Robert Hamilton, Sen McGlinn, Shaeron Caton Rose Sonja van Kerkhoff, Ursula Christel, Xiaojie Zheng, Yllwbro, 


  1. At Times Like These: the artist collective is a lifeline, Street Front Gallery, Depot Artspace, Auckland, 8 - 28 April. Solo exhibition.