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Born Sydney, Australia, 5 September 1960

Immigrated to New Zealand 1973, New Zealand, Australian and British Citizenship

1980-84 Diploma of Fine Arts, Honours, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand


1985         Academic Prize, Fine Arts and Music, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand    

1987         QE ll Arts Council, Wellington, NZ

1990-91   Artist in Residence, Tylee Cottage, Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui

1995         Wanganui Business Development Board Grant, Whanganui ,NZ

                  Air New Zealand, Wanganui/Singapore

                  Asia 2000, Wellington, NZ

                  Novotel Orchid, Singapore

2013         Sponsors for ‘The Paradise Project’ :

                 Bryce Smith and Associates

                 Horizons Regional Council,

                 Rob O’Keeffe Joinery

                 Mike Buchanan Plumbing,

                 Mitre 10 Mega

                 Wanganui Insurance Brokers

                 Wild Earth Travel,


                 Erik Parris

                 Rivercity Picture Framers

2015-16   Pollack Krasner Foundation Award, New York, USA

2017         Artist in Residence, Gamli Skoli, Hrisey, Iceland

                 International Artist in Resident, London Print Studios, England

                 Finalist, 37th Miniprint International, Cadaques, Spain

2020        Creative Victoria, Australia, in conjunction with PG Gallery, Brunswick, Melbourne, Australia


1988        Port Hills Mural, Park Royal Hotel, Christchurch, NZ (donated to University of Canterbury)

1989        Peat Marwick, Christchurch, NZ

1990-93   Private Collections, NZ

1997        110 Etchings, City Life Hotel, Auckland, NZ

2017        Private Collection, Whanganui, NZ


Canterbury University, Christchurch, NZ

ITT Rayonier, Wellington, NZ

Canterbury Area Health Board, Christchurch, NZ

Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch, NZ

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, NZ

Hotere Collection, Dunedin, NZ

Private Collections (NZ & overseas)

Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui

NZ High Commission, Singapore

NZ High Commission, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

NZ Police,  Wellington, NZ

ANZ Bank, Whanganui, NZ

NZ Embassy Rome, Italy

Treadwell Gordon, Whanganui, NZ

Spooner, Hood and Redpath, Whanganui, NZ

Hay’s Collection, Canterbury/Auckland

Cereus Holdings, Auckland , NZ

Belton Smith and Associates, Whanganui, NZ

Purdue Collection, Christchurch, NZ

Massey University, Albany Campus, Auckland, NZ

Summers Collection, Christchurch, NZ

Chris and Jilly Marshall Collection, Christchurch, NZ

David and Vicki Robertson Collection, Whanganui, NZ

Philip and Lee Trusttum Collection, Christchurch, New Zealand

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