curriculum vitae


1995     MFA ( hons.) Elam School of Fine Arts: University of Auckland: Auckland, NZ

1993     BFA: Elam School of Fine Arts: University of Auckland: Auckland, NZ         


2014     Lovely Lord White as Jasmine: 20 Year Survey Show: Papakura Art Gallery: Auckland, NZ

2006     PAINTINGS: McPhersons Gallery, Auckland: NZ

2005     Bindu: McPhersons Gallery, Auckland: NZ  

2004     Bindu: Corbans Estate: Auckland: NZ

2001     BLOOM: Pataka; Porirua: NZ 

2000     TEST SITES with Julie Evans: Artis, Auckland: NZ  

1999     THE DELHI SUITE and NEW PAINTINGS: Yanna Land Gallery: Wellington: NZ

1998     7 PAINTINGS from NEW DELHI: Gregory Flint Gallery: Auckland: NZ

            7 PAINTINGS: Sanskriti Kendra: New Delhi, India  

1997     NEW PAINTINGS: Gregory Flint Galleries: Auckland: NZ

1996     TAT VA MASI: Drawings Gallery: Auckland: NZ 

1995     WORKING with TANTRA: ASA Gallery: Auckland: NZ  

1994     YANTR A MANTRA: Warwick Brown Gallery: Auckland: NZ

            DHAWANI: Warwick Brown Gallery: Auckland: NZ         


2019     Rubicon: North Art, Auckland, NZ    

2017     A Turn of the Wheel: Malcolm Smith Gallery, Uxbridge, Howick, Auckland, NZ

2016     Over the Horizon: Malcolm Smith Gallery, Uxbridge, Howick, Auckland, NZ

2015     The Cedar Show: Pah Homestead, Mt Roskill, Auckland, NZ

2010     CALLING: New Zealand Steel Gallery, Franklin Arts Culture and Learning Trust: Pukekohe, NZ   

2006     DOMINION WCAG: Waiheke: Auckland: NZ   

2005     WORKS on PAPER: Corban’s Art Estate: Auckland: NZ   

2004     DIWALI: Art Station: Auckland: NZ   

2003     UNDER the INFLUENCE: Wallace Trust Gallery: Auckland: NZ   

2002     JAMES WALLACE ART AWARD: Auckland: NZ   

2001     DRILL: Art Station: Auckland: NZ   

2000     JAMES WALLACE ART AWARD: Auckland City Art Gallery: Auckland: NZ  

     DELIGHT:Art Station: Auckland: NZ   

1999     100x100x100 SHOW: McPherson Gallery: Auckland: NZ    

            ON BOARD: Art Station: Auckland: NZ    

            SELECTIONS: Jeffery Coploff Fine Art: New York: USA    

            I KNOW WHO YOU ARE: Lopdell House Gallery: Auckland: NZ   

            VISA GOLD WALLACE AWARD: Wallace Galleries: Auckland: NZ    

            IN THE ABSTRACT: Yanna Land Gallery: Wellington: NZ   

1998     LITTLE: Jeffery Coploff Fine Art: New York: USA       

            100x100x100 SHOW: Drawings Gallery: Auckland: NZ   

            STATION MASTERS: Art Station: Auckland: NZ        

            JAMES WALLACE ART AWARD: Auckland: NZ    


2018     Finalist, James Wallace Art Award, Auckland  

2000     Finalist, James Wallace Art Award, Auckland  

1999     Finalist, Visa Gold Wallace Award, Auckland  

1998     Finalist, Visa Gold Wallace Award, Auckland

            Sanskriti Kendra-Visual Artists Residency Fellowship, New Delhi, India  

1995     Merit Award: Norsewear Art Award: Central Hawkes Bay  

     University of Auckland Masters & Honours Scholarship           


Two paintings on permanent display in the University of Canterbury Library, Christchurch, NZ

Two paintings on permanent display in the University of Auckland Library, Auckland, NZ              


T J McNamara, Bindu, NZ Herald, November 17 2004

John Daly, "Peoples", The National Business Review, August 2000

Peter Shand, "Issues of Identity", Art New Zealand, Summer 1999

Rebecca Lal, Catalogue: I Think I Know Who You Are, 1999     

Katherine Webster, Art News, Spring 1999

Auckland City Scene, November 1998

Keith Stewart, "7 Paintings from New Delhi", Sunday Star, April 12, 1998

T J McNamara, "7 Paintings from New Delhi", NZ Herald, April 11, 1998

Charles Green, Two Lives, January 1998

T J McNamara, "New Paintings", NZ Herald, October 1997

T J McNamara, "Tat Va Masi", NZ Herald, August 14, 1996

T J McNamara, "Working with Tantra", NZ Herald, November 8, 1995

Justin Paton, "Post Show", Christchurch Star, September 1995

Catalogue, International Exhibition of Art Colleges, Hiroshima, Japan

Peter Shand, "Spirituality and Hybridity", Art New Zealand, Spring 1995

Asia Dynamic, Feature Artist on Art Programme, TVNZ - TV1, January 8, 1995

Bernadette Rae, "Rich Sound on Canvas", NZ Herald, March 24, 1995            


1998 –2014 Community Education Art Tutor
Painting Workshop, Art Station, Ponsonby Rd, Auckland     
Painting Workshop, Hungry Creek Art School, Puhoi
Personal Symbolism Workshop, Outreach, Ponsonby Rd, Auckland
University of Auckland Summer School


1988   PAPER AS A SCULPTURAL MEDIUM, Wanganui Polytech  

1987   BRONZE WORKSHOP: Hawkes Bay Polytechnic  

1986   DRAWING WORKSHOP with Bill Sutton