Exhibition opening at Gallery Thursday Dec 1st 5pm-8pm all welcome.
Competition for Air New Zealand poster design.
Attended Wellington Polytechnic School of Design (4 year course).
Completed Diploma course at Wellington Polytechnic School of Design with Honours.
(June) All work done up to that time lost in house fire in Wellington. Spent 5 months recovering from burns.
“Self Portrait Bust With Tendrils”. First painting done after fire.
Completed “Urban Sprawl”, finalist
in that year’s Benson and Hedges Art Award.
NZ Young Contemporaries Exhibition.
Began work on “Maybe Tomorrow”.
Began 2 years work on illustrations for “New Zealand’s Heritage; The Making of
A Nation” magazine.
Completed “Maybe Tomorrow” entered and won 1974 Benson and Hedges Art Award
Work is bought by Dunedin Public Art Gallery
, for NZ record price.
Group Exhibition for opening of Barrington Art Gallery, Auckland
“Something To Hide” bought by Todd Motors Collection, Wellington
Group show Bett Duncan Gallery, Wellington
Works on large Seascapes
Group Exhibition Rotorua
“Sea Swirl” bought by National Art Gallery, now Te Papa Wellington.
Works on Seascapes.
Works on Tapestry and Flower Paintings
Group show John Leach Gallery Auckland
. Limited Edition Prints of “I Remember” made by John Leach Gallery.
Experiments with many new forms. “Bug Art”paintings being the only works kept but never shown.
“From The Real World”. A Trusteebank Southland Art Foundation Exhibition. Southland Museum and Art Gallery
bought “Morning Tide”.
Worked on the “Immigrants” series.
(May) Series exhibited at RKS Art Auckland
Works on Orchids Washed on Beach Series.
Works on large paintings of Ebony Elephants Washed Up on Beach.
Group show Charlotte H. Gallery, Auckland
Group show Yanna Lund Gallery, Wellington
Worked and exhibited in Amsterdam “Apunto Gallery” Amsterdam
Work in Art Fairs included in Amsterdam
Group Exhibition “Apunto Gallery” Amsterdam
. “ New Real Exhibition” with Wainer Vaccari and Jan Worst.
Begins work on the “Hounds” and new tapestry work.
Warwick Brown Gallery “Painted Tapestries” Auckland
City Art Gallery, Robert McDougall
“Real Vision Exhibition” “The Immigrant.”
Group Exhibition “NZ Real”, Milford Gallery, Dunedin
One man show, Milford Gallery, Dunedin
Works with International Art Centre, Auckland
Group Exhibition “Modern NZ Art” Milford Gallery, Dunedin
One man show Dobson Bashford Gallery, Christchurch
One man show Portfolio Gallery, Auckland
Group Exhibition Monterey Gallery, Auckland
One man show International Art Centre, Auckland
Group Exhibition Monterey Gallery Auckland
Painted ceiling Fresco (Baroque Style) at Monterey Gallery, Auckland
Opened The Spiral Gallery with retrospective show 1969-2000
Studio Gallery in Queen Street, Auckland
Gave Art Classes and painted NZ Landscapes.
Two paintings accepted for THE ROYAL ACADEMY SUMMER EXHIBITION, LONDON
“Regeneration” which was hung and “Silent Echoes”.
City Art gallery Robert McDougall, “Images of Home and Garden”
Pankhurst Gallery in Masterton
, Directors; Douglas and Allisson Whitcombe.
2002 Anderton Park Gallery, Southland
bought “Silent Echoes” for permanent collection.
Joint Exhibitions in Spiral Gallery with Brent Wong, Mark Cross and Tom Mutch.
Handmade Silkscreen Prints. Bought by NZ Parliament Wellington
Commission for 16 Paintings for The Fox Glacier Hotel, Westland
Opened The Real Gallery Newmarket, Auckland
with Brent Wong.
Joint Exhibition with Brent Wong, Mark Cross, Craig Primrose, Graham Downs,
David Woodings and Jillian Palmer.
First of Maori paintings “About Time”, “Our Time”, “Transition”, “The Last Stand”,
taking as inspiration the beautiful carvings of the NZ Maori and depicting them in typical NZ settings.
Peter Rae Gallery, Dunedin
“Spiritual Journeys.” Solo Exhibition of Maori Paintings. Opened Pankhurst Studio Gallery in Parnell, Auckland
. Exhibitions twice a year.
First of the giclee art prints and cards.
Chosen for NZ
Artfind Calendar 5 consecutive years.
Group Exhibition of opening of Aesthete Gallery, Hamilton
Presentation at the Rotorua
Museum of Art and History. Hastings
City Art Gallery Group Exhibition “Mind Games, Surrealism in Aotearoa”.
“Beloved Exhibition” Dunedin
Public Art gallery “Maybe Tomorrow.”
Paintings of Moeraki Boulders, Kotuku Birds and first of European Immigrant artifacts and Maori carvings on the beach.
Limited Edition Giclee Prints of ”Returning Heroes”,
“Tuturu Aotearoa”, “Frosty Morning”, and the iconic “Spiritual Journey”.