BIO

Qualifications

• 2015 – PhDDeakin University, Melbourne. Ongoing

2010 – Masters of Fine Arts with distinction-Sculpture, Massey University
2008 – Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors- Painting, Massey University
2000 – Certificate IV Film & Television, Footscray College

 

Solo Exhibitions

2013

Bartley + Company, Wellington- Parallel Play

Blue Oyster Gallery, Dunedin- Gelber LuftBallon

Scotch College- Installation Mobile,  Artist in Residence

2011
Bartley + Company, Wellington- At the end of Play

2010
Toi Poneke Gallery, Wellington: Deblyn Artist Residency- Fight or Flight

 

Group Exhibitions

2016

INCINERATOR ART AWARD: ART FOR SOCIAL CHANGE, Incinerator Art Gallery, Moonee Ponds

Five Rooms- SO FAR AWAY FROM ME, Carlton Club Upstairs, Melbourne 

2015

Wyndham Art Gallery, Werribee- TREATED

TREATMENT: Six Public Artworks at the western treatment plant, Cocoroc- On The Outer

Melbourne Fringe Festive- Uncommon places II: RUNTHROUGH

Fort Delta Gallery, Melbourne- Project Space

2014

The Substation Contemporary Art Prize, Newport, Melbourne

Paul Nache Gallery, Gisborne- Tools of the Trade Project

2013

Fort Delta Gallery, New Acquisitions II , Melbourne
Waiheke Island, Headlands- Sculpture on the Gulf, Auckland, Group Show

2012
Bondi , Sculpture by the Sea, Sydney Australia
Melbourne Art Fair , with Bartley + Company Art
Yarra Sculpture Gallery- Artist Winter Residency
City Gallery Wellington- The Obstinate Object: Contemporary New Zealand Sculpture- Permanent Public Sculpture
The Pah Homestead, Wallace Arts Centre, Auckland- Structures, Group Show and recent acquisitions

2011
Waiheke Island, Headlands- Sculpture on the Gulf, Auckland, Group Show

2010
NZ Archive, Wellington- Horse walks into bar, short film
The Engine Room, Massey University- Masters Graduate Show, Wellington,

2009
The Print Factory, Wellington- Place in Space, Group Show
Bartley + Company, Wellington- catholic bodies, Group Show
Enjoy Gallery Public Art Gallery, Wellington- Enjoy Buy 100, Group Show

2008
The Engine Room, Group Show- ‘Where do I stand?’ Woodsman vs Flockboys Performance series.
Manky Chops Gallery, Wellington- ‘Decked out’ Group Show
NZ Archive Wellington, Group Show- Hey Student, Austronaut 01:48:00
Enjoy Public Art Gallery Wellington, Group Show- Work-shopping Performance Series
Blue Oyster Gallery, Dunedin. David Cross – Hold, Performer/ P.A. to Mr. Cross

2007
BFA Painting graduate show, Wellington- Fine Parts, three artists
Old Museum Building, Wellington- David Cross – Hold, Performer.
NZ Archive, Wellington – Group Show Hey Student, Cricket Kelly
Great Hall, Old Museum Building Massey Wellington- Duel, Performance,

2005
The Loading Bay- NZ Archive, Wellington – Solo work, Wellington Arts Festival, Cricket Kelly

2004
The Rocks, Sydney. Salone des Refuses, Archibald Prize.

2003
Artholes Gallery Melbourne – Two Man Show
Phoenix Film Festival – Plenty of Fish, Short Film

2002
Collingwood Gallery, Melbourne – Malaise – Group Show
Brett Whiteley Gallery, Sydney – Finalist, Travel Scholarship
Melbourne international Film Festival – Plenty of Fish, short film

Positions Held

• Chair- Contemporary Sculpture Association, Abbotsford 2012 to present

• Guide- Melbourne Street-Art Tours, 2012- present

• Selection Panelist- 2014 Laughing Waters Residency, Eltham

• Lecturer- Multidisciplinary Studio Practice, Massey University Wellington, Part-time 2010-12

• Selection Panelist- 2011 Deblyn Artist Residency, Toi Poneke Wellington

Awards, grants & commissions

Laughing Waters Residency, Eltham Oct-Nov 2013

Artist-in-residence- Scotch College Hawthorn, August 2013

• CNZ- Quick response funding grant towards Dunedin Research Project, April-May 2013

• Lewis Glover Bequest to the city of Wellington commission of a permanent public sculpture,   Everything is for the best, in this best of all possible worlds 2011
Winter Residency at Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Melbourne June 2012
Deblyn Artist Residency at Toi Poneke Wellington Feb-Nov 2010

 

Collections

• Wallace Arts Trust, Auckland.
• Massey University, Wellington
• Private collections in Australia, New Zealand and United Kingdom