About

Education:
- University of Canterbury School of Fine Art NZ    1954/55
- Royal College of Art London     1955/58
- Hayters Etching Atelier Paris     1959
- Friedlanders Etching Atelier Paris     1959
- Rijksacademie Amsterdam     1960

Teaching etc

Visiting Lecturer, Cheltenham College of Art

  Ravensbourne College Of Art And Sutton School of Art

Head of Painting, Hammersmith College of Art     !969-75h

Head of Vocational Fine Art, Chelsea School Of Art      1975-80

Worked on mural for the British Pavilion

at the British World Fair with Kenneth Rowntree       1959

Radio talk for the NZ Broadcasting service on the work of the Australian

Sculptor Neil Stocker       1974

Guest Speaker at the opening of NZ Academy Members Exhibition       1974

Elected member of the Contemporary Portrait Society    UK     1983

Invited Exhibitor , Royal Portrait Society       1985

Demonstrator ' Art in Action '   UK     

Elected member of the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts          2010

Curated with Matthew Browne an exhibition of the work of Ruth D Browne at the NZ Academy of Fine Arts Wellington and at Railway Street Studios Auckland        2016

 


Solo Exhibitions:
Gallerie D'endt, Amsterdam    1960
A.I.A. Gallery London    1962
Settlement Gallery, Wellington    1974
The Bath House, Rotorua NZ   1974
Sue Rankin Gallery, London     1986
Argile Gallery,London     1988/89/91/94/96
Tinakori Gallery, Wellington     1990/93
Janne Land Gallery,Wellington     1995/96/98/00
University of Canterbury School of Fine Art Gallery NZ    1997
Oedipus Rex Gallery, Auckland     2001
Menier Gallery, London - A Continuing Journey     1956-2002     2002
Thistle Hall Gallery, Wellington with sculptor Virginia Barton Chapple     2004
South Coast Gallery, Wellington      2006/07/10

New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, Solo exhibitions                                                         Collections

I have work in the following public collection

  Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Gemeendt Museum, The Hague, Netherlands

Stuyvesant Collection, Netherlands
Ministry of External Affairs, New Zealand
Inner London Education Authority UK
Eastbourne Arts Trust,New Zealand
Sargeant Art Gallery,Wanganui,NZ
Turnbull Library,  Wellington, NZ
Rutherford Collection, New Zealand
S.G.Warburg & Co Ltd, United Kingdom
Government House Wellington, NZ
Cheltenham Ladies College, UK
Wanganui Collegiate School, NZ.
The Norman Nicholson Society, CumbriaUK

Royal College of Art, London ,UK

The Wallace Collection, Auckland NZ

I have many works in Private Collections in the UK Netherlands US Australia Ireland

and New Zealand

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Selected Group Exhibitions:

New Zealand Academy     1952-53

Royal Academy , London     1957

Young Contemporaries London      1958

London Group,  RBA Galleries 1960

International Print Exhibition, Tokyo     1960

The London Group, RBA Galleries, London       1961

Young Commonwealth Artists , RBA Galleries, London     1962

Grafika Nowej Zelandii ,       Poland       1963

Young Commonwealth Artists, Whitechapel Gallery and Edinburgh Festival   1964

Stuyvesant Collection, German Industrial Fair, Berlin and Stedlijk Museum, Amsterdam    1962

Stuyvesant Collection, Adelaide International Art Festival and throughout Australia    1964

Commonwealth Biennial of Abstract Art, Auckland City Art Gallery NZ     1965

New Zealand Painting, Quantas Gallery, London     1965

Stuyvesant Collection, Palais des Louvres , Paris     1967

Contemporary British Art, Camden , London     1967

Stuyvesant Collection, Palais des Beaux Arts Brussels      1968

Shaftsbury Studio Group,   London.         1970/73

Stuyvesant Collection , Belgrade and Ljubljana       1973

Etching' 73 Winchester City Museum      1973

British Artists Resident in London, Buenos Aires     1978

"Jewish Faces" Contemporary Portrait Society,   Ben Uri Gallery ,  London      1982

Hammersmith Artists       London         1964/82

Royal Academy, Summer Exhibition,        1984/86/94

"Military Faces", Contemporary Portrait Society, Army Museum, London      1984

Royal Society of Portrait Painters       1970/79/80/82/83/85/86/87

R.S.P.P. Invited Exhibitor       1985

Contemporary Portrait Society     Alpine Club       1985

Contemporary Portrait Society      Bloomsbury Gallery       1985

"Spirit of London", Mall Galleries, and Festival Hall London      1986

New Year Celebration, Sue Rankin Gallery, London      1986

Sue Rankin Gallery, 3rd Intn. Contemporary Arts Fair London      1986

New English Art Club       1987/88/89/91/92

N.E.A.C.         Awarded Kathleen Tronson Prize         1988

London Group      Invited Exhibitor      1988

Contemporary Portrait Society      Alpine Club, London      1989

"The Discerning Eye"    Mall Galleries , London      1990/93

R.O.I.     Mall Galleries       1991

New Zealand Academy             Invited Exhibitor         1993

Fathers and Sons      Te Wa Gallery       Whanganui    NZ       2001

Fathers and Sons      Pataka Museum       Porirua       NZ       2003

Artbourne                   Wellesley College     Wgtn     NZ          2016/17

 

 


Awards:
National Art Gallery Traveling Scholarship 1955-59
Netherlands International Cultural Relations Fellowship 1960
Governor-General Art Award  - NZ Academy of Fine Arts  2017
Media: Drawing, Painting, Prints

Region: Wellington

Born: 1930

Commissions: yes