I am a contemporary Māori Visual Artist. Residing in Aotearoa New Zealand, of Ngati Ranginui, Ngati Mahanga, Te Aupouri descent. Currently I am an established artist based in Whaingaroa, Raglan.
In 2003 I was accepted into renowned Contemporary Māori Visual Art School “Toihoukura” in the City of Gisborne, where I completed a Diploma in arts and Design, and an advanced Diploma. Whilst studying at Toihoukura I received the Jack Richard Art Scholarship Award in 2005. I then went onto completing the bachelor of Arts Degree, graduating in 2007.
Having diversified into other art medium's. I have expanded my ability to create contemporary design within a traditional context on conceptual multimedia art forms, being at ease whether working in Paint, Sculpture, or Ta Moko (Māori Tattoo).
I have exhibited solo as well as participating in group exhibition's regionally and nationally as follows: