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About

1980: Born, Tonga
1989: Emigrated to Australia
2005-10: High school art teacher
2012-15: Special education teacher
2015-17: Assistant principal - behaviour school
2017: Re-located to Wellington, New Zealand

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Education

2003 - Bachelor of Fine Art. University of Western Sydney. NSW
2005 - Bachelor of Art Education. University of New South Wales. COFA.
2013 - Master of Special Education. University of Sydney. NSW

Exhibitions

Solo
May 2018 Tongpop. Precinct 35. Wellington, New Zealand https://www.precinct35.co.nz/35b/tongpop
August 2018 TongPopUa. Weasel Gallery. Hamilton, New Zealand. https://www.weaselgallery.com/current

Group
2015 Subversion-Art Month, Contemporary Art Festival. Tortuga Studios. St Peters, Australia
2011 Pacific Wave. Logan Regional Art Gallery. Queensland, Australia
2009 Buzz. Global Art Gallery. Paddington, Australia
2000 Impact. Campbelltown Arts Centre. Campbelltown, Australia
1999 Tapa- Bark Cloth from the Pacific. Campbelltown Arts Centre. Campbelltown, Australia

Press

2018 Finalist- National Contemporary Art Award. Waikato Museum. Hamilton, Aotearoa
2015 Winner- Contemporary Art Prize. Fishers Ghost Art Award. Campbelltown Arts Centre. Campbelltown, Australia
2015S tella magazine - feature artist. Issue 15. August-October 2015

Influences

Culture
Colonial history
Colour
Fashion
Myth
Objects
Tracey Moffatt
Cindy Sherman
David Hochney
Yinka Shonibare
John Webber

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