Bio


Qualifications
1995-1998 BA (Fine Art) Hons
Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia

Commissions/Freelance Work
2014 Commissioned to do a painting for Kulture Marketing, Auckland
2013 Invited by Parnell School to work with year 1 children
to create paintings for the school art trail
2011 Commissioned to do two paintings for the offices of CSG,  King Street, Sydney
2010 Commissioned to do a painting for the Hilton Hotel, Queenstown
2008 Commissioned to do a painting for Aaromba Technologies,  Sydney
2004 Creative Director, Dunham Homes, Manchester, England
2001- 2003 Illustrated and co-wrote three travel books  which were published in England
2000- 2002 Owner/Manager Lohk Designs, Brighton, England
My own textile company in which I designed, made and sold men’s and women’s
clothing and accessories
2000 Commissioned to sketch a landscape
1998 Assisted David Tremlett on his exhibition for the Festival of Perth
1998 Commissioned to paint a magazine stand for E Cafe, Perth
1996 Worked with other artists painting murals for a children’s centre
1989 Commissioned to sketch two portraits

Exhibitions
2018 Members Exhibition, Depot Artspace, Auckland
2018 Fresh, online solo exhibition at www.theexhibit.io
2018 Finalist in New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award, Hamilton
2017 Sizzle, Waiheke Community Art Gallery, Auckland
2017 Finalist in Clifton’s Art Prize, Auckland
2015 Group Show, Soul Gallery, Hamilton
2014 Mt Albert Grammar School Fine Art Show, Auckland
2014 Group show, A & E Gallery, Napier
2014 Kohia Tce School Art Exhibition, Kohia Tce School, Auckland
2014 Group Show, The Poi Room, Auckland
2013 Group Show, The Poi Room, Auckland
2013 ARt with LOVe, Richmond Road School, Auckland
2013 Chroma Textura, The Lurid Republic, Auckland
2013 Art Expo, Auckland Grammar School, Auckland
2013 Illuminate, Chan Andreassend, Auckland
2013 Art Wank, The Tate, Sydney
2013 Group Show, A & E Gallery, Napier
2013 Group Show, Bijou Eliot, New Plymouth
2013 White Nights, Chan Andreassend, Auckland
2013 Finalist in New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award, Hamilton
2012 ARt with LOVe, Richmond Road School, Auckland
2012  Art Expo, Auckland Grammar School, Auckland
2012  Art Fusions, Carmel College, Auckland
2012  Rotating work on display at Nature: Art + Design, Auckland
2012  Inside Out, Matchbox Studios, Wellington
2012  Affair of the Heart, Northcote College, Auckland
2011 Le Petit Exhibition, Atrium Gallery, Wellington
2011 ARt with LOVe, Richmond Road School, Auckland
2011 Kings College Art Sale, Kings College, Auckland
2011 Art Expo, Auckland Grammar School, Auckland
2011 How Diversity Works, Artstation, Auckland
2011 The Depot Members Show, The Depot, Auckland
2011 The Great Art Sale, Lakehouse Arts Centre, Auckland
2011 Macleans College Art Sale, Macleans College, Auckland
2011 Baradene College Art Show, Baradene College, Auckland
2011 One Night Wonder, Lopdell House, Auckland
2011 Hard to Reach Places, Mairangi Arts Centre, Auckland
2010 Braveheart Youth Trust Art Exhibition, ASB Showgrounds, Auckland
2009 New Zealand Affordable Art Show, TSB Bank Arena, Wellington
2009 The Original Art Sale, Telstra Clear Pacific Events Centre, Auckland
2009 Group exhibition at ARTEFACT, Franklin Arts and Cultural Trust, Pukekohe
2008 Kina 200x200x200 Show, Kina NZ Design & Art Space, New Plymouth
2008 New Zealand Affordable Art Show, TSB Bank Arena, Wellington
2008 Extracting Abstraction, Kina NZ Design & Art Space, New Plymouth
2007 Kina 200x200x200 Show, Kina NZ Design & Art Space, New Plymouth
2007 The Original Art Sale, Telstra Clear Pacific Events Centre, Auckland
2006 Kina 200x200x200 Show, Kina NZ Design & Art Space, New Plymouth
2006 Stop Making Sense, Kina NZ Design & Art Space, New Plymouth
2006 Taranaki Art Review, Sandford Events Centre, Opunake
1999 Four, Artshouse Gallery, Perth
1998 Art Up 2, Pica Cafe, Perth
1998 Curt, John Curtin Gallery, Perth
1997 Wesfarmers Fine Wood Awards, Central Park, Perth
1997 The Grass is Greener, Moores Building, Perth
1996 Art Up1, Pica Cafe, Perth
1996 This Silent Touching, Jacksue Gallery, Perth
1996 RAS Perth Royal Show Open Art Exhibition, Royal Show Grounds, Perth
1996 Group Exhibition, Revan Studios, Perth

Bibliography
2018 Images in The Kiwi Diary
2013 Image used for cover of Hidden Talents, Wasted Talents?
European Network Against Racism, Brussels.
2013 Images in The Kiwi Diary
2011 Representation in Gallery 36, Vol 3, No. 4, page 39
2011 Image in Our Auckland, What’s On, page 17, August
2008 Image in Midweek North Taranaki, Community Arts Diary, page 8, 16 April
2003 ”Bottle Recycling Prompts Book Idea” Rob Nicholls, Channel Magazine, May/June, Page 6
1999 ‘Four’ review – Judith McGrath, www.artseen.vbw.com.au
1998 Representation in Western Edge: 100 Western Australian Artists, The Visual Culture Research Unit, School of Art, Curtin University, Perth
1998 Representation in SOUP magazine, issue 03, page 46
1998 Image in Australian Wood Review, page 12
1997 Representation in The Grass is Greener: Fifty-four Western Australian Artists, The Visual Culture Research Unit, School of Art, Curtin University, Perth
1996 ”New Artist’s Space”, Di Bauwens, X-xpress Magazine, Arts Condition, Page 17, 17 October
1995 Image in Naked Eye, Volume 2, page 17

Collections
Several private collections in Australia, New Zealand and abroad