CV Mac

Biography:

1971 Born in New Zealand
1992 Graduated with BCA from Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
1993 Left New Zealand and traveled extensively through Asia, Europe and Central America
1996 Became resident in Italy
1999 Established a studio in Sicily
2002 Moved studio to Rome
2004 Spent 2 years in a Zen monastery, Japan
2006 Established studio in Montefalco, Umbria

Exhibition History:

Solo Exhibitions
1995 February, Dobson Bashford Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand – exhibition was reviewed in the Christchurch Press
1995 December, Studio of Contemporary Art, Auckland, New Zealand
1996 August,Millbrook Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand
1996 August,Studio of Contemporary Art, Auckland, New Zealand
1996 Cathedral Café, Christchurch, New Zealand
1997 February, Millbrook Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand
1997 March, Studio of Contemporary Art, Auckland, New Zealand
1998 February, Salamander Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand – exhibition was reviewed by the Christchurch Press and the Christchurch Star
1998 March, Studio of Contemporary Art, Auckland, New Zealand
2001 January, Picturesque Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand
2001 February, solo exhibition at the Studio of Contemporary Art, Auckland, New Zealand
2001 May, solo exhibition at the Studio DR ‘Spazio Visivo’ Gallery at Rome, Italy
2001 December, Michael Commerford Gallery, Sydney, AUSTRALIA
2003 February, Studio of Contemporary Art, Auckland, New Zealand
2003 March, Michael Commerford Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2003 – 2013 Italian Exhibitions

Group Exhibitions
1995 Ashburton Society of Arts, Ashburton, New Zealand
1996 Mainland exhibition, Dunedin, New Zealand
1997 Timaru Gallery, Timaru, New Zealand

Awards:

1996 Mainland Art Award, Dunedin, New Zealand
2001 Selected for the Sulmona Prize, ITALY
2001 Selected for the La Ripetta, ITALY
2002 Selected for the Sulmona Prize, ITALY
2003 Selected for the Sulmona Prize, ITALY

Reviews:

1995 Exhibition at the Dobson Bashford Gallery in the Christchurch Press

1996 Article in the Christchurch Star
1998 Exhibition at the Salamander Gallery in the Christchurch Star and the Christchurch Press
2001 La Rinascita, Rome
2001 The Best of the Week, The Sydney Morning Herald
2003 The Auckland Herald
2003 Feature in the Sydney Morning Herald
2003 The Wentworth Courier, Sydney

Collections:

Air New Zealand (Koru Lounge)
The PRG Collection, Italy
Corporate and private collections throughout New Zealand and Italy