C.V

Career highlights:

  • 2018
  • Finalist, Portage Ceramic Awards
  • 2017 
  • Excellence Award, Elements 17, Regional NZPotters Exhibition
  • Merit Award, 58th National NZPotters Exhibition
  • 20162018
  • Wellington/Western Districts Regional Council Member for NZ Potters Inc including being co-convenor of Expressive Ceramics 2018- Surface Exploration and 59th National Exhibition
  • 2011
    Recipient of inaugural NZ Potters’ Travel Scholarship and attended the International Ceramics Festival in Aberystwyth, Wales
  • 2009              
    Convenor of Capital Clay 2009 and 50th National Exhibition
  • 2007
    Built a new 22cu ft gas fired, ceramic fibre kiln with the help of friends
    Three week “China Semester” as graduate from ANU course, Jingdezhen, China               
  • 2005-09
    Wellington/Western districts regional council member for NZ Society of Potters
  • 2000-04
    Diploma of Arts (Ceramics), part time, through distance mode    Australian National University, Canberra
  • 1996
    Working from home
    Foundation member  Bakehouse Gallery co-op
  • 1995
    Returned to Wellington. Worked at Winspear’s
    Joined The Potters Shop co-op in July
  • 1993-94
    Participated in Takayama Ceramic Workshops
  • 1991-1995
    Lived and worked in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1989                
    Started potting seriously
  • 1987-1988
    Certificate in Craft Design, Whitireia Polytechnic, Porirua.

Exhibitions:

2022

Disorderly Order, with painter Beth Strickland, Studio Toru, Eastbourne

UYLP group exhibition, Summerstone Gallery, Paraparaumu

2021

60th Jubilee Exhibition, CeramicsNZ, Dunedin

Pottery Exhibition, UYLP group exhibition, NZAcademy of Fine Arts

2020

Down To Earth, group exhibition, Toi Gallery, Pataka

Kia Kapu Ti- Christchurch

Friends of Pataka Art Awards, Pataka, Porirua

Taranaki National Arts Award, Opunake

Uku, Hawkes Bay

Ceramics Open Exhibition, The Quarry, Whangarei.

2018

59th National Exhibition, CeramicsNZ, Expressions, Upper Hutt

Uku, Hawkes Bay

Emery’s Tableware Exhibition, CeramicsNZ, Christchurch

Wellington Regional Arts Review, Expressions, Upper Hutt

Portage Ceramics Awards, Te Uru, Auckland

SculptureOnShore indoor exhibition, Auckland

Ceramics Open Exhibition, The Quarry, Whangarei.

2017

Elements 17, NZSP Regional Exhibition, Pataka, Porirua

Royal Easter Show, Auckland

Tableware Exhibition, NZPotters, Pataka, Porirua

2016-17

NZ Academy of Fine Arts

2015

Elements 15, NZSP Regional exhibition, Te Aratoi, Masterton

2014

Dynamic Ceramics, Cambridge

2013
Elements 13, NZSP Regional, Pataka, Porirua

2012

Elements 12, NZSP Regional Exhibition, Stratford

2011
Elements 11, NZSP Regional, Pataka, Porirua
Gisborne Potters.  Guest exhibitor

2010
Elements 10, NZSP Regional, Feilding

2009
Manawatu Pottery Society.  Guest exhibitor

2008
New Plymouth Potters.  Guest exhibitor
Elements 08,  NZSP Regional, Pataka, Porirua

2007
Elements,  NZSP Regional, Wanganui

2006 
Voyages,  Going Solo at NZAFA

2005
NZSP Regional, Pataka , Porirua

2004-06
Manukau Sculpture Exhibition

2003-17

Wellington Artist Group (WAG)/St James Gallery Trust- various

2001
Norsewear Art Awards, Waipukerau
Royal Easter Show, Auckland
MMC Awards, Whakatane

2001-2010
Arts Encompassing, Wellington, alternate years

1999,2003-18
Ballantynes Biannual Tableware Exhibition, Christchurch

1998-2018
New Zealand Society of Potters National, most years

1998-2012,  New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, Wellington

1996,2004,2010
Hutt Art Society. Guest exhibitor

1994 
CWAJ Ceramics Group Exhibition, Tokyo
Solo-H.A.Deux, Yotsuya, Tokyo
Gallery Arishu, Yokohama. 4 women show
Yuyujin, Meguro, Tokyo

1993 
Solo-TAC Genkan Gallery and Gallery M, Tokyo
Takayama Municipal Hall
Genbu Gallery, Tokyo. Joint exhibition with Kato Enzan

1991-2016
Gear Homestead Woolshed Potters Exhibitions

1991
Kapiti Arts Festival

1990
Muddy Waters Revisited, Group Exhibition

1989-2013
Wellington Potters Association Annual Exhibitions

1987-88
Craft Design Students/ Graduates Exhibitions, Whitireia, Porirua

Awards

Merit Award: 58th National ExhibitionNZPotters, Whanganui, 2017

Excellence Award: Elements 17, NZPotters regional exhibition, Porirua 2017

Third Prize : Dynamic Ceramics, Cambridge September 2014

Selectors’ Choice Award: Woolshed Potters Exhibition, Porirua 2006

Merit Award: Ballantynes Tableware Exhibition, Christchurch 2005

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