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I donated this original award winning painting to Tikokino Primary School in Central Hawke's Bay for their Charity Auction, on Dec 2nd, which sold for $2,000. The event was a huge win for this small rural school, raising $10,157 for the resurfacing of the sports ground. Established in 1866, four generations of my family went to Tikokino Primary. At present - my two nieces. My grandfather, a young child in the 1920’s rode there on horseback, as they did in those days.

"Under the Hood"

I am stoked that my artwork “Solace” was included in the Impressions National Art Awards Exhibition and received the win for the inaugural “Best Pastel Painting”. Double stoked and very thankyou to the kind voters that it also received the NBS People’s Choice Prize.


Carol of NBS, Vicki Jackson, Graeme Stradling (Awards Convenor) and Glenys Forbes of PANZ Nelson Area


The Peters Doig Marlborough Art Awards
13th May to 11th June 2017
Yealands Estate Marlborough Gallery,
204 High Street, Blenheim
Honoured to have both my works selected in this awe-inspiring New Zealand National Exhibition.

Christchurch Art Show
Thursday, 15th – Sunday, 18th - June 2017
Events Centre, Air Force Museum of NZ, Wigram, Christchurch
Little bit excited to be showing a collection of works in beloved Canterbury.

March 2016 - This free spirited Merino Ram has jumped the gate and is on the run. Catch him if you can. Bleating Ewe sounds close to the grape vine signal he is acting on a whim and heading to Waiheke Island Community Art Gallery
A Day At The Farm Exhibition – Selection
3rd March – 2nd May 2016

10/04/2016 - “Portrait of a Monarch” was selected for the 2016 Peters Doig Marlborough Art Awards. Exhibited at Yealands Estate Marlborough Art Gallery – 1st May to 29th May 2016.


2017   Best Pastel Painting, Impressions National Art Awards Exhibition.

2017   NBS People’s Choice Prize, Impressions National Art Awards Exhibition.

2016   People’s Choice Award, PANZ ‘Southern Pastel Artists’ ILT Art Awards Exhibition.

2016   Overall Winner Award, Cheeky Challenge, The NZ Artist Magazine.

2016   First Prize Pastel Category Award, Cheeky Challenge, The NZ Artist Magazine.

2015   Peoples Choice Award, Kaikoura Art Society Annual Exhibition.

2015   Overall Highly Commended Award, Kaikoura Art Society Annual Exhibition.

2014   Peoples Choice Award, 1st Place, Kaikoura Art Society Annual Exhibition.

2013   Peoples Choice Award, 1st Place, Kaikoura Art Society Annual Exhibition.

2013   Best Natural Fauna (animal/bird) in Any Medium Award, Rotary Club of Paraparaumu
          Annual Art Show.

2012   Merit Highly Commended Award (3rd), PANZ National Exhibition.

2012   Commended Award, PANZ ‘Southern Pastel Artists’ ILT Art Awards Exhibition.

2011   Unison NZ/Julie Grieg Award for the Best Fauna (animal/bird) category, ‘Southern Pastel
          Artists’ ILT Art Awards Exhibition.

2009   Honourable Mention, Animal & Wildlife category,10th annual Pastel 100 Competition,
          The Pastel Journal (International).

2008   People’s Choice Award, Pastel Artists of New Zealand ‘Top of the South’ Exhibition.

2008   Highly Commended Award, PANZ ‘Southern Pastel Artists’ ILT Art Awards Exhibition.



11/15 - Stoked that my painting “Merino Ram-Wairau Valley” was awarded “Overall Highly Commended” and the “Peoples Choice” at the 2015 Kaikoura Art Society Annual Art Show.


05/15 - Antipodean Albatross II was selected for the countries prestigious ‘Peters Doig’ exhibition at Yealands Estate Marlborough Gallery.

07/14 – Delighted the 2014 Paws for Charity Project is featuring my artwork, along with over 80 artists and photographers from around the world. This special project by fundraiser and artist Sara Hartley, directly benefits the Sheltering Helpless Animals in Distress shelter in Nova Scotia, Canada. Purchasing a hard copy or e-book provides 100% profits to these animals in need. You will receive a beautiful coffee table book, or mobile image gallery featuring many amazing animals and artists.

23/07/14 - Blurb Books created a short video about the Paws For Charity Project in December 2013, and it has just been released. You can view it by clicking on this link: http://youtu.be/4gNnVdOhpCY?list=UUUNzMdqJM0mcU8uvrRrpgQQ Credit: Karen Weiler ( poshpetsphoto.com ) for helping with the filming of this video!

Vicki and her award winning ‘Kereru’ at the National Purely Pastel Exhibition 2012.