BACKGROUND

Born 1946 London, UK. Diploma of Art and Design – High Wyckham College of Art and Design, UK. 1965

1965-1992 Award winning creative director/designer, London UK, Nairobi Kenya, Sydney Australia and Auckland New Zealand.

1992- Present  Environmental sculptor and photographer

 

EXHIBITIONS / PROJECTS / AWARDS

2017         Tamatea Art and Conservation in Dusky Sound 2017. DOC. Exhibition, New Zealand

2016          June: Winner 1st prize, Conceptual category, Fine Art Photography Awards (FAPA)

2016          March: Finalist Land Art category, Arte Laguna, Venice

2015          Sept: Temporal Landscapes, Inter Art Centre & Gallery, Beijing, China

2015          Sept: Beyond: the Watershed, Andorra Landart Biennale

2015          Jan: Artists Residency, Dusky Sound Fiordland, NZ Dept. Conservation

2014          Dec: Invited Artists, Antarctica New Zealand, Scott Base, Antarctica

2014          Award for photographic excellence, Pingyao International Photography Festival, China

2014          April: Martin Hill Watershed Exhibition. Gallery 33 Wanaka NZ.

2014          April: Martin Hill Watershed Exhibition. Mossgreen Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2014          Feb: Martin Hill Watershed Exhibition. McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery Melbourne

2013          Oct: Sculpture selected for The Arthouse  Exhibition, Wanaka

2013          Apr: Myer Foundation commissioned sculpture, Life on the Edge

2012          Awarded the inaugural Kenneth Myer Artist’s and Writer’s Alpine Retreat

2012          Mar: Private commission:  Leaf Fall

2011          Nov: Exhibition of Fragile Canvas at Otago Museum/ Science Teller festival

2011          Oct: Group exhibition at Arthouse Pop Up show Christchurch

2011          Sept: Solo exhibition: Fragile Canvas at Gallery 33, Wanaka

2011          Apr: Digital exhibition at Green Arts Festival, Provincetown, Cape Cod, USA

2011          Jan-Oct: Documentary film Delicate Canvas

2011          Feb: Participation in Sculpture in Central Otago, Rippon Vineyard: Cyclic Flow

2010         Jun: Sculpture commissioned by private Queenstown collector: Interdependence

2010         Oct: Exhibition/talk at Waiheke Community Art Gallery/Waiheke Literary Festival

2010         Jun: Solo exhibition at Gallery Constantin, Askersund, Sweden

2009        Stone Circle selected as cover of 2010 international environmental art calendar by Green Museum, USA

2009        Group exhibition: Pou Whenua at Gallery 33 with Simon Kaan,, Michel Tuffery, Areta Wilkinson

2008        Stone Circle – cover of Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies Conference publication

2008        Invitation essay and eight page portfolio: Kosmos magazine, USA

2007        Private project commissioned: One Place, One Year. Published as a limited edition of 2 books

2007        Earth To Earth: Sculpture inspired by nature’s design published by PQ Blackwell

2007        Keynote speaker DINZ Sustainable Design Conference, Auckland NZ

2006        Keynote speaker for Digital Earth International Conference Auckland, NZ

2004        The Art Group UK, International publication of art prints

2003        Rissho University, Japan commissioned Green Leaf Circle

2002        Keynote speaker, Redesigning Resources Conference Christchurch

2001         Daiko Japan: Martin Hill calendar published each year

2001         Matsusakaya commissioned exhibition to tour Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, and Sizuoka, Japan

2000        Keynote speaker, at Re Designing Resources Conference, Christchurch, NZ

1999         Guest presentation and workshops, Eco Festival, Hokkaido, Japan

1998         Exhibited Tokyo Big Site as guest of JETRO Japan

1992         Began creating and photographing ephemeral sculptures in natural landscapes

1992         Speaker at the first international Eco Design Conference, Centre for Design RMIT  Melbourne, Australia.