Born In Papakura, South Auckland. Trained as a Fine Arts painter, Otago polytechnic. Award winning Ex professional ceramic designer, maker. Made and sold work in New Zealand and around the world. Ex-ceramic technician Camberwell College of Art, London. Head of Ceramics Unitec. World of Wearable Art award winner. Ex gallery owner, craft retail manager. Current interest photoshop and digital art, digital printing and ceramic product design. And teaching.