Biography and Exhibitions

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Exhibitions

Recent and Not So Recent, NorthArt group show with Ross Ritchie, Garry Currin, Frank Van Schaik and John Oxborough, May 2017
New Paintings – with Freeman White, nkb gallery, to 27th Sept 2016
The Summer Show, nkb gallery, 3rd December to 24th December 2015
Wallace Trust Art Awards finalists – Pah Homestead, September 2015
New Work – Matthew Carter and Ramon Robertson, NKB gallery, 11th June to 31st June 2015
Oscillate – NKB gallery, May 2014
Iconostasis – NKB gallery, Oct 2013
When the Sleeper Wakes – NKB gallery, July 2013
Past Winners of the Glaister Ennor Awards – Orexart, June 2013
The January Group Show – The Vivian, Matakana, 2013
Black Asterisk, Auckland, 2013
Urban Intersection, Quidley & Co, Boston MA, 2012
The Drawing Show – NorthArt Gallery, Auckland, 2012
Urban Stories – NorthArt Gallery, Auckland North Shore, 2011
Multi-Storey – Orexart, November 2010
Members Show and 12×12 – NorthArt Gallery, Northcote Auckland, 2010, 2012
Wallace Art Awards finalists, The Pah Homestead, 2010 and 2011
National Contemporary Art Awards 2011, Waikato Museum, Hamilton NZ
The Last Hurrah – North Shore City Art Awards, Mairangi Arts Centre, 2010
Anthony Harper Awards finalists, COCA, Christchurch, May 2010
Masters Graduation Show, St Pauls St Gallery AUT, Auckland, 2009
Talk Week – School of Art & Design AUT 2009
Glaister Ennor Award Exhibition, Orexart, Auckland, 2009
The Places You’ll Go – The Lake House, Auckland, 2008
Adam Portraiture Award Finals 2008, National Portrait Gallery, Wellington
Art Auckland 2007, East Auckland Arts Council
Critical Path – Arthouse Remuera, Auckland, 2007

Awards

Finalist Painting and Printmaking Awards 2012, Waikato Society of Arts
Wallace Trust Art Awards Finalist, Auckland, 2010, 2011 and 2015
BMW McMillan Awards Finalist, 2010
National Contemporary Art Awards Finalist, 2011
Anthony Harper Awards Finalist COCA, Christchurch, 2010
WaiArt Awards Finalist top ten, 2010
North Shore City Art awards finalist, 2010
Glaister Ennor Graduate Art Award Winner, 2009
Adam Portraiture Award Finalist National Portrait Gallery Wellington, 2008

Master of Art & Design, AUT University, Auckland, 2009
Cardiff School of Art & Design, BA (Hons), 1983
Exeter College of Art, Foundation course, 1980
Motion graphic design, television design, editing and animation at various television stations in London, Hong Kong, Auckland and Malaysia. Between 1988 and 2007

Publications and collections:

Review on EyeContact by John Hurrell 27th Sept 2016

Review in the New Zealand Herald 27th June 2015 by TJ McNamara

Interview in From the Studio of… – Saatchi Art Magazine

‘Big Difference in a Small World – Early Childhood Educators’
Peggy Leong Pek Kay – Published by The Lien Foundation, Singapore

Article and interview in The Department of English Language and Literature Journal 2012, Buddhist Tzu Chi University, Taiwan

Exegesis Written thesis for Master of Art & Design

Paintings in public and private collections in Europe, USA and Australasia including the Wallace Arts Trust collection.

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