Brighton College of Art UK. NDD 1961-65

Milton Keynes College of Education. UK.Cert.Ed. Advanced main art. 1970-73

Unitec  Auckland. Cert. Professional Photography + Advanced Cert.Photography. Cert.Photography. 1989-91

Making ceramic sculptural pieces, attending pottery symposiums and conferences and member of Pots of Ponsonby Co-operative.

Unitec  Auckland. Cert. Professional Photography + Advanced Cert.Photography.

Member of Life drawing group from 1994  to present day

Attended Painting workshop , Catalonia, Spain, with Kenneth Le Riche .

Also attended workshops in Leith School of Art, Edinburgh UK

EXHIBITIONS1982  winged sculpture in Fletcher Brownbuilt ,exhibition Auckland museum.

Exhibited in Auckland Studio potters exhibitions in 1982,1983,1984 at the Auckland museum.

Many other group shows including  winged foot in Bishop Suter gallery Nelson.March 1989 group show 'Women's Perspective of the Crucifixion' at the Jeanne D' Estienne Gallery Vulcan Lane- (all paintings photographed for the Auckland Art Gallery Archives.)‘Transformation’ painting now in Edinburgh.

April    1989 group show    'Still Life' Society of Women Artists

Nov     1989   Carrington  Design School Exhibition of Photography. 26 images.

April    1990' ‘Representing The Past’ -Association of Women Artists  

June     1990    Members Auckland Society of Arts Gallery.-photo-montage and painting.

June     1990    Photography Ex. at Carrington Design school Auckland.

Aug     1990    Painting exhibition Aotea Centre Auckland.

Sept     1990    A.S.A Members Ex. 2 paintings.

1991  Exhibited paintings and prints in working members' shows throughout the year at A.S.A.

July     1991    Solo Exhibition  of paintings and prints in Lopdell House Gallery


1992     Exhibited in all Members' shows at A.S.A. and A.W.A.

June 1992  co-curated , co-ordinated and Exhibited in 'Marks and Milestones' Exhibition. for Association of Women Artists (A.W.A.).

1993     Exhibition Morgan La Fay Gallery - Auckland

1993  group shows at Association of Women Artists and Auckland Society of Arts .

Nov     1994    3rd Prize in Waitakere Licensing Trust Art Exhib..Painting 'We're Doing Alright' judge Lois McIvor.

Dec.    1994   Photographic Prints, Upstairs Gallery, Lopdell House.

April    1995    A.W.A.(association of women artists) show 'Attachments'-

commissioned    -Portrait painting of 'Pam'.

June 16-9 July '95    Joint Ex. of Photographs

and Photomontages with Kapil Arn, Upstairs Gallery Lopdell House.

1997 paintings in tutors exhibition at Whitecliffe College of Art.

1997 Exhibition Aotea Centre 

1997 Exhibition at Flagstaff Gallery Devonport, Auckland.

1998 onwards , paintings in New Zealand galleries. ,Sidings gallery Nelson, Downtown Hilton,  Thornton Galery Hamilton. Auckland, academy of Fine Arts Wellington

Signal gallery Auckland, Marina gallery Whangarei, Bonz gallery Queenstown, Monterey gallery Howick, Gallery 185 Auckland, Flagstaff Gallery Devonport, 

Featherston gallery,Wairarapa,

Statements gallery Napier. Tamarillo gallery, Wellington.

1998 N.Z Academy of fine arts members exhibitions,

1998 Commission of painting by Villa Maria wines, ‘Joie de Vivre’

March 1999 solo exhibition ‘Sum of the parts’ Arts Desire Gallery,Warkworth

 Sept   Solo painting exhibition at Siding gallery, Richmond Nelson with Brian Gartside pottery.

Feb. 2000 Crossroads Gallery Wellington.

 2001 onward  paintings sent to U.K and U.S.A, Jordon , Lebanon and Australia.   

Dec- June 2003- Paintings on exhibition at Aspects gallery, Richmond Nelson.

2004 lifestyle Expo ‘Women’s Show’ at Auckland Showgrounds.

2004 Joined The Real gallery, Newmarket, 

gallery members exhibition in March .

Sept 2004 solo exhibition ‘Excursions into Paradise’ .

Oct.2004,  4 paintings in Upstairs gallery Whitianga

2005 exhibited at Signal Gallery Florabunda exhibition.

October. St Mary’s Celebration of art exhibition Ponsonby Auckland

November Art on Atkinson exhibition

Summer 2007/8 paintings at the ‘Remuera Gallery’  Auckland

2008 Finalist in the New Zealand painting and printmaking awards in Hamilton.

 Judge  T J Mc Namara (NZ art critic).

 2008-2015 painting in studio.

© Gillian Palmer 2013