Born 1974 in Auckland, New Zealand
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Aether, Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, NZ

2016
The Waters of Lethe, Brett McDowell Gallery, Dunedin, NZ
Sea of Vapours, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, AU

2015
Echo Chamber, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

2014
One’s Own Grey, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, AU

2013
Der Dünne Schleier, Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, NZ
One’s Own Grey, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE

2012
The Sophist’s Mirror, City Gallery, Wellington, NZ
Hypnagogia, McNamara Gallery: Photography, Whanganui, NZ
Ilminster (a tale in ten parts), Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, AU
The Lunar Apogee, Lopdell House Gallery, Auckland, NZ

2011
An Alternative History, Brett McDowell Gallery, Dunedin, NZ

2010
The Doppler Effect, McNamara Gallery: Photography, Whanganui, NZ
The Claim, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, AU

2009
The Dark Chamber, Brett McDowell Gallery, Dunedin, NZ
Epilogue, McNamara Gallery: Photography, Whanganui, NZ

2008
Lull, Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui, NZ
Borderland, Brett McDowell Gallery, Dunedin, NZ
Dead Time, Hocken Gallery, Dunedin & Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch, NZ

2007
The Day Before Yesterday, Forrester Gallery, Oamaru, NZ
Still, Brett McDowell Gallery, Dunedin, NZ

2006
The Hermetic Seal, Ray Hughes Gallery, Sydney, AU
Last Days, McNamara Gallery: Photography, Whanganui, NZ
The Long Horror of that Piteous Night, Marshall Seifert Gallery, Dunedin, NZ

2005
Smoke and Mirrors, Aratoi Art and History Museum, Masterton & Te Manawa, Palmerston North, NZ
In a Smoke-filled Room, McNamara Gallery: Photography, Whanganui, NZ
The Sweet Smell of Ether, Marshall Seifert Gallery, Dunedin, NZ
Eight Lies, Whakatane Memorial Hall, Whakatane, NZ

2004
Ghosting, Christopher Moore Gallery, Wellington, NZ
The Book of Hours, Christopher Moore Gallery, Wellington, NZ

2003
And a Great Cloud Came Down, Christopher Moore Gallery, Wellington, NZ
Scenes from the Quiet Room, Christopher Moore Gallery, Wellington, NZ
New Ambrotypes & Building the Empire, McNamara Gallery: Photography, Whanganui, NZ

2002
Predictions, Premonitions and Other White Lies, Christopher Moore Gallery, Wellington, NZ
Building the Empire, Photospace, Wellington, NZ
Through a Glass Darkly, Christopher Moore Gallery, Wellington, NZ

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
and per se and, part v & part vi, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
The Armory Show, New York, USA (Yossi Milo Gallery)
The Frances Hodgkins Fellowship at the Forrester, Forrester Gallery, Oamaru, NZ

2016
Paris Photo, Paris, FR (Ingleby Gallery)
Undreamed of… 50 Years of the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship, Hocken Gallery and Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, NZ
Ruminations in the Cloisters: talking about photography, Old Bank Space, New Plymouth, NZ
Personal Messages, Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, NZ
The Armory Show, New York, USA (Ingleby Gallery)

2015
Nga Toi / Arts Te Papa, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, NZ
The Alchemists: rediscovering photography in the age of the jpeg, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, AU
Sydney Contemporary, Sydney, AU (Ingleby Gallery)
Paris Photo, Paris, FR (Ingleby Gallery)
Showcase, Maerzgalerie, Leipzig, DE
Carbon Content, Kreuzberg Pavilion, Berlin, DE
Photo London, London, GB (Ingleby Gallery)
Paris Photo L.A., Los Angeles, USA (Ingleby Gallery)
Art Basel, Hong Kong, HK (Ingleby Gallery)

2014
The Social Life of Things, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, NZ
The Dreamer is Still Asleep, Strange Neighbour, Melbourne, AU
Back to Black: the landscape of unease in Aotearoa, Whangarei Art Museum, Whangarei, NZ
Flora Photographica Aotearoa, Bowen House, Wellington, NZ

2013
Presence and Absence, Wollongong Art Gallery, Wollongong, AU
Seasoned: contemporary salt prints, McNamara Gallery: Photography, Whanganui, NZ
Joy Before the Object, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, AU
Recent Photographic Acquisitions, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre, Auckland, NZ
Available Light: imagining more than we see, McNamara Gallery: Photography, Whanganui, NZ
Burqas, Veils and Hoodies: identity and representation, Walker Street Gallery, Dandenong, AU
Ghosting Machine, Delmar Gallery, Sydney, AU
Redemptive Glimpses from the Future World, Musterzimmer, Berlin, DE

2012
Natural World, Mahara Gallery, Waikanae, NZ
Contemporary New Zealand Photography, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Cruel & Tender, Tim Melville Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Now & Then: enduring and developing themes in contemporary New Zealand photography, Te Manawa, Palmerston North, NZ
It’s All Make Believe, Two Rooms, Auckland, NZ

2011
What’s in a Face? Aspects of portrait photography, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, AU
Collecting Contemporary, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, NZ
Old School New School: an art and design history of New Zealand, Massey University, Wellington, NZ
Bad Angle, Stills Gallery, Sydney, AU
Ore Struck: the use of gold in contemporary art and photography, Hocken Gallery, Dunedin, NZ
Auckland Art Fair, Auckland, NZ (Darren Knight Gallery)
Major Photographs, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre, Auckland, NZ

2010
Txt: the written word in New Zealand Art, Te Manawa, Palmerston North, NZ
Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne, AU (Darren Knight Gallery)
Light-Sensitive: the use of alternative photographic technologies in contemporary New Zealand art, Blue Oyster Gallery, Dunedin, NZ

2009
Light: black and silver, Mahara Gallery, Waikanae, NZ
Beloved: works from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, NZ
Darren Knight Gallery in Melbourne, Rickard St, Brunswick, Melbourne, AU
Kind of Blue: new acquisitions and loans, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, NZ
Surface Tension, Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui, NZ
Fixated: photography through history, Puke Ariki, New Plymouth, NZ
Recent: work by 10 New Zealand photographers, Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga, NZ
Thrill Me Every Day: the Celia Dunlop collection, The New Dowse, Lower Hutt, NZ
Auckland Art Fair, Auckland, NZ (McNamara Gallery and Brett McDowell Gallery)

2008
Wunderbox, Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch, NZ
Intersection of Collections, 21 Carrington Ave, Mosman, Sydney, AU
Real Art Roadshow, Mahara Gallery, Waikanae, NZ
New Victorians, University Art Gallery, University of Sydney, Sydney, AU
Think Again, Rachmaninoff’s, London, GB
Contemporary New Zealand Photography, John Leech Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Close-up: contemporary contact prints, Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland & Ramp Gallery, Hamilton, NZ
Sitting Room: a portrait show, John Leech Gallery, Auckland, NZ

2007
Tools of Survival: contemporary photographers using 19th century processes, McNamara Gallery: Photography, Whanganui, NZ
Likeness and Character: portraits from the Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Tylee Cottage: 21 years, Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui, NZ
At Home: an exhibition of images of hands, 18 Morphett Street, Dickson, Canberra, AU
Collecting Photographers, New Zealand Centre of Photography, Shed 11, Wellington, NZ
Pakeha Now!, The Suter, Nelson, NZ
Collect: new acquisitions, Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch, NZ
Moving Still, Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Auckland Art Fair, Auckland, NZ (McNamara Gallery)
Four by Ten, Hocken Gallery, Dunedin, NZ

2006
Break: Construct, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, NZ
Recent Acquisitions, Te Manawa, Palmerston North, NZ
Prologue: the Matthew Couper and Jo Russ collection, Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui, NZ
Tall Tales and History Lessons: contemporary New Zealand art from the 19th century, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, NZ
Hei Tiki, Pataka, Porirua, NZ

2005
Contemporary New Zealand Photographers, Starkwhite, Auckland; Pataka, Porirua & Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui, NZ
Commodity & Delight: views of home, Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui, NZ
Return of the Hand, Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui, NZ
Wallace Art Awards, Wallace Arts Trust Gallery, Auckland and CoCA, Christchurch, NZ
Verbatim, Lopdell House, Titirangi & National Library Gallery, Wellington, NZ
Flag Works, Pataka, Porirua, NZ
Photo-London, London, GB (McNamara Gallery)

2004
Fresh Brew, Mahara Gallery, Waikanae, NZ

2003
Home Sweet Home: works from the Peter Fay collection, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, AU (touring until 2005)
Wallace Art Awards, Wallace Arts Trust Gallery, Auckland, NZ
Set Up, Michael Hirschfeld Gallery, City Gallery, Wellington, NZ

2002
Victory Over Death, Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, NZ
The Scale of Things, Mahara Gallery, Waikanae, NZ

2001
Old Gates New Journeys, Michael Hirschfeld Gallery, City Gallery, Wellington, NZ

 

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2012-2013
Creative New Zealand Visual Arts Residency at the Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE

2011
Arts Foundation of New Zealand New Generation Award
McCahon House Artists’ Residency, French Bay, Auckland, NZ
Artist in Residence, Rita Angus Cottage, Wellington, NZ

2007
Frances Hodgkins Fellowship, University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ

2005-2006
Artist in Residence, Tylee Cottage, Whanganui, NZ

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Aratoi Art and History Museum, NZ
Art Gallery of New South Wales, AU
Auckland Art Gallery, NZ
Chartwell Collection, NZ
Christchurch Art Gallery, NZ
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, NZ
Forrester Gallery, NZ
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, NZ
Hocken Collection, NZ
James Wallace Art Trust, NZ
Massey University, NZ
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, NZ
Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa, NZ
National Gallery of Australia, AU
Sarjeant Gallery, NZ
Te Manawa, NZ
University of Wollongong, AU
Wellington Civic Art Collection, NZ
Wollongong Art Gallery, AU