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Education

2012 Bachelor of Design & Visual Arts, Unitec, Auckland.
2005 Diploma Audio Engineeing, SAE Institute, Auckland.
2004 Bachelor of Music, University of Auckland.

Selected Exhibitions

2020
Group, Seeing Us: Living in Japan with Roots Overseas, Immigration Museum (online), Tokyo

2019
Group, Kawaii of the World, Picaresque Gallery, Tokyo Transitions, ICA Space, Tokyo 
Group, Te Tātai o Matariki – The Joining of Matariki, Gallery One, Unitec, Auckland

2018
Group, Pacific Notion 20 Years On, Whitespace, Auckland

2017
Group, Notes Towards a Speculative Fiction, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre, Auckland 
Group, Zines of the World, Photoblock at Truman Brewery, London 
Solo, Beats & Pieces, Whitespace, Auckland
Group, Frame Works, Asylum Seekers Support Trust – Art Trail, Auckland
Group, Neighbourhood, Corban Estate Arts Centre, Auckland

2016
Group, Zines of the World, Fotofestiwal 2016, Lodz
Group, Summer Show, Savoie de Lacy, Dunedin
Group, Back of the Math Book, Holm, Auckland
Group, Salon Show, Whitespace, Auckland
Solo, Encounters, This That, Auckland
Group, Kiwi Consciousness: Contemporary Artists from New Zealand,
Imago Mundi Luciano Benetton World Art Collection, Fondazione Benetton, Treviso
Group, To and Fro, Depot Artspace, Auckland
Solo, FLWS & AFCT, Corban Estate Arts Centre, Auckland
Group, Show, Ramp Gallery, Hamilton
Group, Painting Programme (PROG), TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre, Auckland
Group, Grey Matter – Recent Aquisitions, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre, Auckland
Group, The Tie That BindsWhitespace, Auckland
Group, Neighbourhood, Corban Estate Arts Centre, Auckland
Group, DIG 3 – Tactical Magic, Harbourview Sculpture Trail, Auckland

2015
Group, Oceans Made From Sand, Franklin Arts Centre, Auckland
Group, Urban Mythologies, Northart, Auckland
Group, The Worst Generation, Gilberd Marriott Gallery, Wellington
Group, John Fries Award, UNSW, Sydney (Finalist)
Group, Functional, Whitespace Contemporary Art, Auckland
Group, Zine World, Doomed Gallery, London
Group, Pro Patria Mori, Whitespace Contemporary Art, Auckland
Group, Neighbourhood, Corban Estate Arts Centre, Auckland
Group, Pacific Materiality, Studio One Toi Tū, Auckland
Solo, Loops & Lines, Whitespace Contemporary Art, Auckland

2014
Group, Works on Paper, Corban Estate Arts Centre, Auckland
Group, Saloon des Ferari, Fuzzy Vibes, Auckland
Solo, Ride The Fire, Pearce Gallery, Auckland
Group, Hold Your Breath, Whitespace, Auckland
Group, Estuary Artworks, Uxbridge Creative Arts Centre / Fo Guang Shan Temple, Auckland (Finalist)
Group, Launch, Lakehouse Art Centre, Auckland
Group, Neighbourhood, Corban Estate Arts Centre, Auckland

2013
Group, Saloon des Ferari II, Ferari, Auckland
Group, Whiplash, Corban Estate Arts Centre, Auckland
Group, How Iconic, Uxbridge Creative Arts Centre, Auckland
Group, Painters in the Third Dimension, Nathan Homestead, Auckland
Group, Mix One Six, paper/cupboard, Auckland
Group, Neighbourhood, Corban Estate Arts Centre, Auckland
Group, New Grads Show, Corban Estate  Arts Centre, Auckland

2012
Group, Greatest Hits & Misses Vol. III, The Gallows, Auckland
Group, Gang Bang, Method & Manners, Auckland
Group, Chorus New Zealand Digital Art Exhibition, Times  Square, New York
Group, Art to Aid the Cuban Five, Satellite Gallery, Auckland

2011
Group, Moist Cosmos D minor Vol. II, Long Black, Auckland
Solo, Artifact Fiction, The Gallows, Auckland
Group, Finding Neitherland, St Paul St Gallery, Auckland

2010
Solo, D+2, Candy, Tottori-shi, Tottori
Solo, Aquemini, Catch SS public project, Tokyo.

2009
Group, Flight of Light, 7th Chamber, Auckland.

2008
Solo, Jumped, Flipmode public project, Melbourne.

Awards & Distinctions

2015
John Fries Award, Sydney (Finalist, Highly Commended)
Artist Alliance Mentoring Programme 2015

2014
Creative New Zealand Quick Response Grant
Estuary Artworks, Uxbridge Creative Arts Centre / Fo Guang Shan Temple, Auckland
(Finalist)

2012
Chorus New Zealand Digital Art Exhibition, Times Square, New York (Finalist)

Articles & Publications

issuu.com, AJET CONNECT Magazine : The Art Issue, June 2020

New Zealand: Kiwi Conciousness. Contemporary Artists from New Zealand – Imago Mundi

Art New Zealand, No. 159/Spring 2015, Functional; Invited Artists – Edward Hanfling (Functional review).

NZ House & Garden, May 2015, No. 249, Aliens in Polynesia – Warwick Brown.

New Zealand Herald, Paying Homage to the Master – T.J McNamara, February 7, 2015 (Loops & Lines review).

Aesthetica Magazine, Issue 63, February – March 2015, Artists’ Directory

aesthetica.com, Digital/Analogue Media – The Work of Kenneth Merrick, February 2015
http://www.aestheticamagazine.com/digitalanalogue-media-work-kenneth-merrick/

Aesthetica Magazine, Issue 62, December – January 2015, Artists’ Directory.

New Zealand Herald, Monumental Dimensions – T.J McNamara, July 27 2013 (Painter’s in the 4th Dimension review).

Scope Contemporary Research Topics: art & design 7 – Border Crossings: New Dialogues in Pacific Art & Design,
November 2012 – Practice Perspective – Mining the Fields of Interest

Threaded Magazine Edition 12 (The Five Star), Practice Perspective, June 2012.