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Awards won in Australia  |  New Zealand  |  USA

 

* Photography Awards * Art Awards * Exhibitions * Murals

 

* 2014 ARTIVITA INTERNATIONAL ART COMPETITION (USA - Certificate of Excellence) The Last Supper Revisited (Leather carving of DaVinci's Last Super)

* 2014 World Wide Art Los Angeles - An International (Invite and Juried) Fine Art Show (October 16 -19, Los Angeles Convention Center

* 2014 Omaha Charity Fund Raiser for Hospice, NZ

* 2013 Matakana Charity Fund Raiser for Matakana Bridge Walk funds, NZ

* 2012 ARTIVITA INTERNATIONAL ART COMPETITION (USA - Honorable mention) EYES (Oils on canvas)

* 2012 OH 4 EYES 2 C (Multiple invited artists exhibition with Graham Braddock, Orewa, NZ - Oils, Photo Art and Leather Art)

* 2011 ARTIVITA INTERNATIONAL ART COMPETITION (USA - Honorable mention) PATIENCE 1 (Multi Media photo art on canvas - 16th

* 2010 NZIPP IRIS PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS (Queenstown) NZ)

4 BRONZE AWARDS (2 wedding, 1 creative, 1 landscape)

* 2010 INTERNATIONAL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS (USA)

2 NOMINEES (1 people, 1 nature)

* 2009 INTERNATIONAL BLACK & WHITE SPIDER PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS (USA) - 1 NOMINEE (people)

* 2009 KODAK GOLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS (Auckland NZ)

2 GOLD AWARDS FOR WEDDING PORTRAITS (Colour)

* 2008 NZIPP IRIS PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS (Tauranga NZ)

2 BRONZE AWARDS WEDDING, 1 BRONZE FAMILY PORTRAIT (Colour)

* 2007 KODAK GOLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS (Auckland NZ)

3 SILVER AWARDS FOR WEDDING PORTRAITS (Colour)

* 2006 KODAK GOLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS (Auckland NZ)

1 SILVER AWARD FOR WEDDING PORTRAIT (Colour)

* 2004 THE EXPERIMENTAL YEARS ART EXHIBITION ASCENSION WINE ESTATE, MATAKANA COAST, NEW ZEALAND

(Mixed media, retrospective of unsold works up to 1995)

* 2003 KODAK GOLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS (Auckland NZ)

1 SILVER AWARD FOR WEDDING PORTRAIT (Sepia)

* 2002 KODAK GOLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS (Auckland NZ)

1 GOLD & 1 SILVER AWARD FOR WEDDING PORTRAIT (Colour)

* 2001 KODAK GOLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS (Auckland NZ)

2 SILVER AWARDS FOR WEDDING PORTRAITS (Colour Bride & Hannah)

* 1998 KODAK GOLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS (Auckland NZ)

2 SILVER AWARDS FOR WEDDING PORTRAITS (Sepia & special effects mirror)

* 1997 NORTHLAND PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS ( Whangarei NZ)

HIGHLY COMMENDED WEDDING PORTRAIT

* 1996 MOLLY MORPETH CANADAY ART AWARDS (Whakatane NZ)

POPULAR CHOICE AWARD (EYES - Photo realist/Surrealist - Oils)

* 1995 ANNUAL SUMMER ART EXHIBITION

(DTH Auckland NZ) Floral photo realism in oils.

* 1995 MOLLY MORPETH CANADAY ART AWARDS (Whakatane NZ)

POPULAR CHOICE AWARD (FULL BLOOM - Photo realist/Surrealist - Oils)

* 1995 MAIRANGI ARTS CENTRE MEMBER AWARDS (Auckland NZ)

HIGHLY COMMENDED (EYES - Photo realist/Surrealist - Oils)

* 1995 BIRKENHEAD LICENSING TRUST ART AWARDS (Auckland NZ)

TONY GILMOUR MEMORIAL AWARD (EYES - Photo/realist/Surrealist - Oils)

* 1995 GREAT SUMMER HOLIDAY ART EXHIBITION (Snells Beach - NZ)

MERIT AWARD (EYES - Photo realist/Surrealist - Oils)

* 1995 THE ART BARN (Auckland NZ)

Representational, conceptual in wood & canvas. (Oils, Acrylics, Pencil, W/C)

* 1994 MEN'S WORKS ART EXHIBITION

(Warkworth Craft Gallery NZ) Oils, Leather, Carving, Pencil Illustration

* 1994 A WINDOW ON THE MAHURANGI MURAL

(Warkworth NZ) 20 sq.m Early Mahurangi River history in colour realism

* 1994 A WINDOW ON YESTERDAY MURAL

(Warkworth NZ) 28 sq.m Early Warkworth history in sepia photo realism

* 1994 A SUMMER HOLIDAY MURAL

(Warkworth NZ) 27 sq.m photo realist interior illusion of local beach from veranda setting

* 1993 SMALL WORKS ART EXHIBITION

(Warkworth Society of Arts NZ) Oils

* 1992 ANNUAL SUMMER ART EXHIBITION

(DTH Auckland NZ) Oils & Pencil Illustrations

* 1991 KAITIA SEA SHANTY MURAL

(Kaitaia NZ) 1600 sq.ft animated external with 2D mounted cut outs.

* 1991 THE BARGAIN HUNTERS FANTASY MURAL (Warkworth NZ)

1200 sq.ft animated external & roof mural with 2D block mounted cut-outs

* 1990 BEST ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH AWARD

(ARPA Melbourne) In recognition for excellence in journalism portraiture.

* 1989 ROTARY INTERNATIONAL INVITE ART EXHIBITION

(Hamilton NZ) Oils & Acrylics

* 1989 ANNUAL SUMMER ART EXHIBITION

(DTH Auckland NZ) Oils Acrylics

* 1988-89 ARTIST IN RESIDANCE

National School of Creative Ministries, Baptist Church of New Zealand, Auckland

* 1988 3 MAN INVITE ART EXHIBITION

(DTH Auckland NZ) Oils & Acrylics

* 1987 ANNUAL WINTER ART EXHIBITION

(Downtown Hilton Art Gallery, Auckland NZ) Oils & Acrylics

* 1987 SOLO ART EXHIBITION

(Orewa Gallery Orewa NZ) Mixed media & Photography

* 1985 YMCA REGIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS

(Christchurch NZ) • Portrait, 1st • Action, 2nd, • Scenery, 3rd

* 1972 ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY DISTRICT DISPLAY AWARDS

(Perth, Western Australia) 1st • Content, 2nd • Design

* 1964 SENIOR ART PRIZE

(Hale School, Perth, Western Australia) Impressionist Oils

* 1952-53 Mrs DEAKEN

Grade 1 Teacher (She loved a drawing I did. I was a winner in her eyes)

Donnybrook Junior High School, West Australia

 

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