2013 - 16         Studio Intensive Program, National Academy School of Fine Arts, New York

2007 - 10         Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Pacific Studies, University of Auckland,  

                        New Zealand




2018               Create Change Fellow, Laundromat Project, NY

                        Artist in Residence, Ana Pekapeka Studio,Corbans Art Estate, NZ

2017                Performance Project, University Settlement, New York, NY  

2016               Vermont Studio Center, Residency, Johnson, VT



Artist Programs/ Leadership

2018                Member of Dance Immigrant Artist Initiative, Dance/NYC, NY

2017                Teaching Artist Development Lab, Lincoln Center Education, NY

2016- 17          Immigrant Artists Program: Social Practice, New York Foundation for the Arts, NY

2015                Diversity Writing Project, Writing Workshop, Queens, NY

2011                Be. Leadership Program with, NZ

2008               Tuakana Leadership Program, Faculty of Arts Department, University of Auckland, NZ

2006               Young Scholar Program, English Department, University of Auckland, NZ



Solo Exhibitions

2017                Reasoning on Paper: The Myth Of Herself, ORA Gallery, New York, NY

                        In Conversation with Line, Sonia Gechtoff Gallery, New York, NY 


Group Exhibitions

2018                Rendering Likeness, La Bodega Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2017                Trash Capsules, New Women Space, Brooklyn, NY      

                        Creative Mischief, National Academy Museum, New York, NY

                        Ka Ora, ORA Gallery, New York, NY

2016                Urban Indigenous X, Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA
                        Sweet Spot, Treat Gallery, New York, NY
                        ORA Wahine, Children Museum of the Arts, Art Fair, New York, NY        
                        Creative Mischief, National Academy Museum, New York, NY
                        Fridge Art Fair, Angel Orensanz Center, New York, NY
                        Black and White Perspectives: Works on Paper, Sonia Gechtoff Gallery, New York, NY
                        Bailey House Auction, Artist Donation, New York, NY

2015                Meadow Walk Art Fair, Oakcliff, Long Island, NY
                        Hui: The Gathering, ORA Gallery, New York, NY
                        FACE IT: The Face in Contemporary Art, Onsite:Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY
                        WHO? Palisades, Brooklyn, NY
                        Creative Mischief, National Academy Museum, Manhattan, NY
                       The Seashore Annual Spring Art Show, Oakcliff Sailing, Long Island, NY
                       Experiments in Self-Portraiture, Sonia Gechtoff Gallery, Manhattan NY
                       Mid Year Exhibition, Sonia Gechtoff Gallery, Manhattan, NY

2014                Creative Mischief, National Academy Museum, NY



2017                "Leaking." Occupying Va, Transformations, "Ed." Henry Wei Leung, Issue 86, Hawai’i Review

2016                "8 April 2016."  Native and Anti-Colonial Craft Against Dispossession, "Ed." Sarah Clark, #NoDAPL #StillHere Special Issue, Apogee Journal, Online.

                        "The Body Remembers, Tua- Back." Body of Evidence, "Ed." Karolyn Gehrig, NonFiction Issue 8, The James Franco Review, Online. 




Illustration/ Design

2017               Live artist, Art and Lifewear event, Uniqlo, Soho Studios, New York, NY

                       Cover artist, Poetry in the Body, Get Fresh Books NY

2014               Cover artist for Guidelines for Disability Support Services, commissioned by Le Va, NZ



Performances/ Installations/ Interviews

2018                Sunshower, Yuko Uchida, Ideal Glass Studio, New York, NY 

2017                Opening>Speed, University Settlement, New York, NY

                        A Remedy for a Constitutional Crisis, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY

                        Boogie on the Boulevard, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY

2016                Tell me the parts of myself that I might not yet be able to name, AIR Open Studio                                   Sessions, BAX, Brooklyn, NY

                         Gender/Power Composition IV, JACK, Brooklyn, NY                        
                         Indigenous Dance Forum, Artist Activator, Dixon Place, New York, NY
                         Armory Parade, Performer for Artist Yuko Uchida, New York, NY   

2015                Into Our Space: Welcoming Our Communities, La Casa Azul Bookstore, NY

2012                Shortland Street (TV series), Character: Marina Caldwell, NZ
97- 2000        Touch Compass Dance Trust, founding member and company dancer, NZ



Scholarships/ Awards
2014 - 16        National Academy School Scholarship, NY
2013 - 16        Future New Zealand Charitable Trust Scholarship, NZ
2007 - 10        University of Auckland Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Top Maori and Pacific Scholars, NZ
2006               ASB Bursary Scholarship Award, NZ