Education
2000 - 2004 Bachelor of Fine Arts - Painting, Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Previously (Degrees and Professional Registrations in Healthcare)
Employment History
2014 - 2020 Studio Artist and Commision Paintings

2005 - 2014 Art Director and Visual Arts Instructor, Tuatara Studios, Calgary, Canada

2004 - 2009 Visual Arts Instructor, City of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2001 - 2002 Fine Arts Tutor, Mairangi Art Centre, Auckland, NZ
2000 - 2001 Coordinator/Teacher, North Shore Children's Art Club Inc. Auckland, NZ
1998 - 1999 Print Studio Technician, Art Station, Ponsonby, Auckland, (Part time)
Previously (Many years experience as a Health Professional)
Memberships
2017 – present The Art Gallery of Ontario
2018 – present The Artists Network, Toronto, Ontario
2014 - 2017 Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.A
2014 - 2017 Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A
2016 - 2017 Sonoran Arts League, Cave Creek, AZ, U.S.A
2009 - 2014 Alberta Society of Artists supporting member, Edmonton, Alberta
2010 - present CARFAC and Visual Arts Alberta member, Calgary and greater Canada
2008 - 2013 Burns Visual Arts Society member, Calgary, Alberta
2009 - 2014 Federation of Canadian Artists
2009 - 2014 Society of Canadian Artists
Solo Exhibitions
July 2012 "Artist Ranch Project", Calgary Stampede Western Showcase, Canada
June 2012 "All I Count is Here and Now" Framed on Fifth, 1207 5th Ave N.W, Calgary
Dec 2011 "Coloured Connections" Space 837 1st Ave, Bridgeland, Calgary
Oct 2011 "Bird Whisperer" Paradigm, Heritage Professional Bldg, Calgary
Apr 2011 "Dreamtime" Redbloom, 11th Ave, Calgary, AB
May 2003 "Liminal" Auckland University Medical School Foyer, Auckland, N.Z
Oct 2002 "Take a Walk on the Wild Edge" Elam Painting Department Entrance, Auckland, N.Z
July 2002 "Holding Together" Auckland University Medical School Foyer, Auckland, N.Z
Dec 2001 "Distill" Mercy Parklands Private Hospital Gallery, Auckland, N.Z
Aug 2001 "Art Goes Mainstreet" solo exhibition space in collaboration with University of Auckland, Remuera, N.Z
Dec 2000 "Water" Mairangi Bay Artspace, Auckland, N.Z
Aug 2000 "Art Goes Mainstreet", solo exhibition space in collaboration with the University of Auckland, Remuera, N.Z
Selected Group Exhibitions
Dec - March 2012 "Branching Out", Juried Show, Willow Studio Gallery, Kensignton, Calgary, Canada
Oct 2011 "Grand Re-opening", Willow Studio Gallery, Kensington, Calgary, Canada
July - Sept 2011 "Summer in the Park", Annies, Fish Creek Provincial Park, Calgary, Canada
Apr 2011 "Red Carpet Friday", Willow Studio Gallery, Kensington, Calgary, Canada
Apr 2011 "An Evening at The Ranche", Bow Valley Ranche, Fish Creek Park, Calgary, Canada
Feb 2011 "chromacode" 3 artists - 30 works, Bissett Gallery, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada
Feb 2011 Branching Out (4th Annual, juried show), Willow Studio, Calgary, Canada
Nov 2010 "Duo", Medical Express, +15 Inner City, Calgary, Canada
Sept 2008 - 2011 "Eastside Studio Crawl", Burns Visual Arts Society, Calgary, Canada
July 2007 Summer Solstice Exhibition Parkland, Calgary, Canada
Sept 2007 "Under One Roof Instructors Show" North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre, Calgary, Canada
Nov 2006 "Studio and Bohemian Extravaganza" Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary, Canada
Sept 2006 "Under One Roof Instructors Show" North Mount Pleasant Art Centre, Calgary, Canada
Nov 2005 "Studio and Bohemian Extravaganza" Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary, Canada
Oct 2005 "Menagerie" One Minute Happiness Gallery, Calgary, Canada
Oct 2005 "Art.clek.tik, Instructors Show" North Mount Pleasant Art Centre, Calgary, Canada
Apr 2005 Panel for Saskatchewan Centennial Royal Mural Mosaic, Royal Alberta Museum, Canada
Nov 2004 "Triangle Art Show and Sale" Triangle Gallery, Calgary, Canada
Sept 2004 "Promenade Instructor Show" North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre, Calgary, Canada
Nov 2003 "Senior Painting Exhibition" The Art Station Gallery, Auckland
Nov 2003 Graduate Show Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland University
Oct 2003 Painting Show Aotea Centre, Auckland Central
Feb 2003 "Tutors Exhibition" Mairangi Arts Centre, North Shore City
Nov 2002 Annual Art Exhibition Westlake Girls High School, North Shore City
Sept 2002 "Annual Northshore Art Awards" Mairangi Arts Centre Gallery, North Shore City
Sept 2002 "Annual Art Show" Baradene School for Girls, Auckland
Aug 2002 "The Whale" Union Fish Company Warehouse, Auckland
July 2002 "Artfusions" Carmel College, Babich Wines, North Shore City
June 2002 "Artworks" Diocesan Group Show, Auckland
Feb 2002 "Tutor Show" Mairangi Arts Centre Gallery, North Shore City
Sept 2001 "Small Works" Mairangi Arts Centre Gallery, North Shore City
June 2001 "Group Contemporary Art Show," Diocesan School for Girls, Auckland
Feb 2001 "North Shore Printmakers Collaborative Show," Northart Community Arts Centre Gallery, North Shore City
Jan 2001 "Summer Arts" Whakatane Community Arts Council Juried Show, Whakatane
Nov 2000 "The Annual Elam Painting Exhibition," University of Au
Aug 2000 "Art Goes Mainstreet", solo exhibition in collaboration with the University of Auckland
Apr 2000 "Members Exhibition", Mairangi Arts Centre Gallery, Auckland
Feb 2000 "Shift", Arts Desire Gallery, Warkworth, North Shore City
Feb 2000 "Intaglio Prints", Art by the Sea Gallery, Devonport, North Shore City, NZ
Artist in Residence
Aug 2011 Artist Ranche Project - Bar U Ranche, Longview, Alberta, Canada
May 2011 Acadia Elementary School, Willow Park, Calgary, Canada
May 2010 Acadia Elementary School, Willow Park, Calgary, Canada
June 2009 Harold W. Riley Elementary School, Forest Lawn, Calgary, Canada
Oct 2008 Harold W. Riley Elementary School, Forest Lawn, Calgary, Canada
May 2006 William Reid Elementary School, Mount Royal, Calgary, Canada
Apr 2005 William Reid Elementary School, Mount Royal, Calgary, Canada
Professional Development
2015 – 2017 Docent and educational outreach, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
2015 – 2017 Volunteer for Scottsdale Public Art Festivals
Oct 2014 – June 2015 Contemporary Art and Docent Training with Dr Sara Cochran, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, Arizona
Nov 2011 Nominated Co-ordinator BVAs 'Eastside Studio Crawl'
May 2011 Juried Artist, Artisan Gardens Project, Bow Valley Ranche, Fish Creek, Calgary, Canada
Dec 2010 Professional Photography, The Camera Store, Calgary, Canada
2005 - 2011 Curate twice yearly public exhibition - eighty students, 300 works, Calgary, Canada
2005 - 2011 Research, develop, evaluate ongoing lesson plans, Calgary, Canada
2004 - 2011 Plan, implement, manage four Summer Art Camps, Calgary, Canada
2008 - 2009 Tate Modern online course, Artist's Techniques and Methods, London, U.K.
2004 - 2006 Commissioned painting restoration work, Calgary, Canada
2004 - 2005 Volunteer for TRUCK gallery, Calgary, Canada
2005 - 2009 Short courses - Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Canada
Workshop Instructor
2012 - 2013 Alberta Culture Days Workshops – Drawing and Beyond, Intaglio Prints, Burns Visual Arts Society, Calgary, Canada
2004 - 2008 Facilitated regular workshops and artist critique groups: Parkdale Painters, (e.g –“Colour Possibilities”, "Experimental Acrylics") Calgary Canada
2005 - 2007 Visual Arts Facilitator for custom painting workshops for City of Calgary,
Wildflower Arts Centre, (e.g -"Team Building", "Water-media Explored", "Experimental Acrylics", "Exploring Abstraction")
North Mount Pleasant Art Centre, (e.g - "Go Big, Go Wild", "Exploring Abstraction")
Public and Corporate Commissions
Bow Valley Artist Garden Permanent Exhibition, Fish Creek Provincial Park, Calgary, Canada
Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada
Trek Financial and Valuation Advisors, Calgary, Canada
Mercy Parklands Hospital, Auckland, NZ
Wellington Cathedral, Wellington, NZ
South Auckland Health, Auckland, NZ
Waikari Hospital, Dunedin, NZ
Private Commissions
Numerous privately commissioned paintings within New Zealand, England, Japan, Mexico, U.S. and Canada