Teacher. (2022 – Today) Saint Kentigern College.

HOD Digital Technology (2021- 2022). Mount Roskill Grammar.

Teacher. (2011-2021). Manurewa High School.

Production Assistant (Volunteer). (2010). Stories of Tamāki.

Gallery Assistant/Kaiarehe. (2002-2006). Auckland Art Gallery.

Co-developed Art Workshop program. (2004-2005). Ronald McDonald House.

Sculptor. (1999-2000) 3ft Six Studios, Lord of the Rings, Wellington, New Zealand.

Engineers Assistant. (1996-1999). Frasers Shingle. Hastings.

Education and Awards

Creative New Zealand Arts Grant. (2011).

Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary). (2011). University of Auckland.

Master of Fine Arts (Hons). (2009). Elam School of Fine Art, University of Auckland.

University of Auckland Post-Graduate Scholarship. (2009).

Post-Graduate Diploma in Fine Arts (Merit). (2008). Elam School of Fine Art, University of Auckland.

John McAslan Prize. (2008). Overall winner of the Porosity studio, University of Edinburgh.

British Council Scholarship. (2008). Cityscapers: By the Throat, Porosity Studio, University of Edinburgh.

University of Auckland Senior Prize. (2007)

Bachelor of Visual Arts. (2007). Manukau Institute of Technology, University of Auckland.

Diploma of Visual Arts and Design. (2000). Eastern Institute of Technology, Hawkes Bay.

Selected Exhibitions

Across the Face of the Moon (2021) Official Selection: Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, Germany. International Competition.

Sovereign Pacific / Pacific Sovereigns (2020) Circuit: Artist Film and Video Aotearoa, New Zealand.

East2020 (2020) Hastings City Art Gallery, Hawkes Bay.

Tai timu! Tai pari! The tide ebbs, the tide flows (2020) Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada.

Moana Legacy. (2020). Tautai Gallery, Auckland.

Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art. (2020) Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Auckland.

Masons Screen (commission) (2019), Wellington.

The space between us. (2019). Blak dot Gallery, Melbourne.

Māori moving image: An open archive. (2019). The New Dowse, Wellington. Christchurch City Art Gallery Te puna o Waiwhehtū.

Glass House. (2019). Nathan Homestead, Manurewa.

East2018. (2018). Hastings City Art Gallery, Hawkes Bay.

InDiginous Aotearoa. (2017). Urban Shaman Aboriginal Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada.

Tahunga. (2016). Hastings City Art Gallery, Hawkes Bay.

The hive hums with many minds. (2015) Te Tuhi – Centre for the Arts, Auckland.

Since 1984 – He aha te ahurea-rua. (2014). St Pauls Street Gallery, AUT, Auckland.

Kaihono Ahua: Vision Mixer. (2013) The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson.

Essentially Indigenous Conference. (2011) (Screening) National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian, New York, United States of America.

Kapua. (2010). Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington.

Wero. (2010). Viewfinder. The Film Archive, Auckland Central Public Library.

Ka wiwi, Ka Wawa. (2010). Tairawhiti Museum. Gisborne, New Zealand.

Cityscapers: By the Throat. (2008-2009). University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland. British Council, London, England. College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

Architecture for the Nation. (2008). Artspace. Auckland, New Zealand.

Made in Otara. (2007). Creative New Zealand Building. Auckland, New Zealand.

Cameo. (2004). COCA: Centre of Contemporary Art. Christchurch, New Zealand.

Piata. (2003). Mataora Gallery. Auckland New Zealand.

Blacktown Interior. (2003). Private Residence – Upper Queen Street. Auckland, New Zealand.

Culture Fire. (2001). Xspace, Auckland University of Technology. Auckland, New Zealand.

Eye Spy. (2000). Hastings Exhibition Centre. Hastings, New Zealand.

Artist Talks

Elam School of Art, Auckland University (2020).

Christchurch City Art Gallery Te puna o Waiwhehtū. (2019).

Auckland University. (2017).

Elam School of Art, Auckland university. (2017).

AUT. (2017).

Artspace. (2013).

Massey University. (2010). Palmerston North.

Enjoy Public Art Gallery. (2010) , Wellington.

Architecture for the Nation. (2008). Artspace, Auckland


EdGazette. (2017). Future Animators a showcase of Manurewa High School Student work.

Circuit. (2016). The Hive Hums with Many Minds.  Boswell, J.

NZ Herald. (2016). A show for the Public. McNamara, T. J.

Stuff. (2016). The Hive Hums With Many Minds on show in East Auckland. 

NZ Herald. (2015). An animated opportunity. 

Rangituhia Hollis, Whakawatea/Decolonising third space. (2011) White, A. Eyeline Magazine. Issue 73. Eyeline Publishing Limited: Queensland, Australia.

What ever happened to ceramics? (2010). Fjærestad, S. The Second Enjoy Five Year Retrospective Catalogue. Enjoy: Wellington, New Zealand.

The Personal and Political. Amery, M. Dominion Post, (22/04/2010).

Cityscapers/Porosity Studio: By the Throat, seeking a nexus between Glasgow and Edinburgh. (2009). British Council: New South Wales, Australia.

Eyecontact. (2008). Building a Future.  Hurrell, J. eyeContact,

Dawn of the Waka’s Journey. McNamara, T. New Zealand Herald (28/5/2008)

Architecture for the Nation Catalogue. (2008). Artspace