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ARTIST RESUME

Education

2002 - New Zealand Film Academy, New Market, Auckland, Diploma in Film Level 3

2005 - Mātāpuna Training Center, Gisborne, Certificate of Graphic Design Level 3

2005 - Mātāpuna Training Center, Gisborne, Certificate of Visual Arts Level 3

2005 - Mātāpuna Training Center, Gisborne, Certificate of Multi Media Level 3

2006 - Toihoukura, Gisborne, Diploma Visual Art & Design (Māori) Year 3

2008 - Toihoukura, Gisborne, Advanced Diploma Visual Art & Design (Māori) Level 6

2008 - Toihoukura, Gisborne, Toi O Ngā Rangi Bachelor of Māori Visual Arts Level 7

20013 - Te Wānanga O Aotearoa, Waiariki, Rotorua, Diploma in Adult Education Level 5

 

Experience

Kaiako/Tutor - Level 3 & 4

Rauangi/Maori Multi-Media & Visual Arts

Example:  2011-2016 - Porirua Campus (Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, Wellington)

Traditional and Contemporary Maori Visual Art & Multi-Media (Drawing, Design, Photoshop, & Painting)


Facilitator
Illustration and Painting Concepts

Example: 2010 - Whirikoka (Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, Gisborne)
3 week workshop in Illustration, Painting, Conceptual Design, Life Drawing, Composition and Airbrush Introduction.


Fine Artist - Commission
Successful completion of numerous pieces requiring skill and creativity that meets clients’ visions.

Example: 2016 - Mitochondrial Disease NZ, New Zealand

Successfully Design and Produce a Painting to be auctioned off to raise money and awareness for Organization

Example: 2009 - Sir Āpirana Ngata – Large portrait of Sir Āpirana Ngata in Acrylic on M.D.F. to be gifted to Tairāwhiti Museum, Gisborne, Sir Āpirana’s family in attendance.

 

Graphic Design Projects

Example: 2017 - Turaki Ao, Elgin, Gisborne

Successfully Design and Produce Business Logo for Client

Example: 2016 - Maddox Photography NZ, Te Awamutu, Waikato

Successfully Design and Produce Business Logo for Client

Example: 2016 - Mitochondrial Disease NZ, New Zealand

Successfully Design and Produce a Logo for Organization

Example: 2013 - Human Rights Commission, Wellington
Successfully Design and Produce a 2-Sided Poster Utilizing Images Created by other artists based on various themes including the Treaty of Waitangi.
Example: 2009 - Gisborne District Council, Gisborne
Successfully Produce 8 logos to be implemented into GDC’s State of Community Report/Community Outcomes Strategy: Tairāwhiti By Choice

Example: 2009 - Rape Crisis Centre, Gisborne
Paint and Produce a Digital Image to be utilized as a Marketing Poster to Help Raise Awareness

Example: 2008 - Kaiti Kindergarten, Kaiti, Gisborne
Successfully produce in visual format a logo that exemplifies Kaiti Kindergartens Philosophy, Produce several coloured variations of the logo

Example: 2004 - Te Runanga O Ngāti Ruanui, Taranaki
Successfully produce a series of sketches/designs to be implemented on Te Runanga O
Ngāti Ruanui Website and successfully produce a permanent logo

 

Awards

2009 - Professor Jack Richards Working Scholarship

2006 - Dr. Kevin Makin Scholarship


Publications

Toi Maori Statement of Intent, 2010, Maori Art Market 2009, 2011 & 2014

 

Exhibitions

2017 - East Coast Queen Exhibition (Solo), Seatoun Heights, Wellington

2015 - Toi End of Year Exhibition (Student/Kaiako), Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, Porirua, Wellington

2015 - Te  Kaahui Maunga Kura Toi Exhibition (Group), Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings

2015 - Toi Mid-Year Exhibition (Student/Kaiako), North City Plaza, Porirua, Wellington

2014 - Toi Exhibition (Student/Kaiako), Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, Porirua, Wellington

2013 - Toi Exhibition (Student/Kaiako), Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, Porirua, Wellington

2012 - Ko Wai Au? Exhibition (Student/Kaiako), Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, Porirua, Wellington

2011 - Atua Exhibition (Solo), Pataka Museum, Porirua, Wellington

2011 - Māori Art Market Exhibition, (Guest Artist), Te Rauparaha Arena, Porirua, Wellington

2011 - Tangata Whenua Exhibition (Solo), Tairawhiti Museum, Gisborne

2009 - Pataka Museum (Group), Porirua, Wellington

2009 - Māori Art Market Exhibition, (Guest Artist), Te Rauparaha Arena, Porirua, Wellington

2007 - Māori Art Market Exhibition (Group), Wellington

2007 - Tairāwhiti Museum (Group), Gisborne

2006 - The Navigator Exhibition, Aveia Art Gallery, Auckland

2006 - Tairāwhiti Museum (Group), Gisborne

2005 - Tairāwhiti Museum (Group), Gisborne

2005 - Ngā Tamariki o Tangaroa Exhibition, The Sandbar, Wainui Beach, Gisborne

2004 - Palm Desert Sister Cities Exhibition (Group), Palm Desert, California, U.S.A

2004 - McCallum Theatre Art Exhibition (Group), Palm Desert,California, U.S.A

2004 - Tairāwhiti Museum (Group), Gisborne

Art Images

 
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