Biography

1952 Born in Christchurch, New Zealand
1974 – 1976 Byam Shaw School of Art, London, UK
1976 – 1979 B.A. degree, Camberwell School of Art, London, UK
1981 – 1985 Painted and exhibited in New Zealand
1985 – 1987 Painted portrait commissions in London, UK
1988 – 2003 Painted portrait commissions in New Zealand

 

Main Exhibitions

1977 ‘Sally Hope Landscapes’ CSA Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand
1985 ‘Yearly Exhibition’ Royal Watercolour Society, South Bank Gallery, London
1986 ‘John Player Portrait Award’ National Portrait Gallery, London
1987 ‘John Player Portrait Award’ National Portrait Gallery, London
1993 ‘Woman’s Lives’ Robert McDougall Annex Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand
1994 ‘Real Vision’ Robert McDougall Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand
2004 ‘Barbie Aotearoa’ Centre of Contemporary Art, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

Selection of Commissions

•  Sir Robert Muldoon – former Prime Minister of New Zealand
•  Jim Bolger – former Prime Minister of New Zealand
•  Sir John Marshall – former Prime Minister of New Zealand
•  Sir Sydney Holland – former Prime Minister of New Zealand
•  Ratu Sir Penaia Ganilau – former Governor General of Fiji
•  Sir Keith Holyoake
•  Sue Wood – former President of the National Party
•  David McPhail
•  Bishop Maurice Goodall
•  The Hon. Mr Justice John Jeffries
•  Graham Stoop
•  Roger Cooper
•  Annabel Allison