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1972           Born, Geneva Switzerland

1975           Family move to Surrey, UK

1983           Family moves to Durham, UK

1987           Family moves to Devon, UK

1995           Bachelor of Education (Hons) Art and Design; Plymouth University, Devon, UK

1995/96     Starts Masters of Education and works as Gallery Education Officer SPACEX Contemporary Art Gallery, Exeter, UK

1996           Chucks in study for love and moves to Raglan, New Zealand

1996           Art and English teacher Raglan Area School, Raglan, NZ

1997           Marries Andrew Darke

1997/98     Art teacher Fairfield Intermediate School, Hamilton, NZ

1999           First child born


2000/02    Special Needs Teacher with ORRS funded students, Hamilton, NZ

2002           Second child born


2002           Exhibits self portait in Aotea Centre, Auckland, as part of Like MInds Like Mine Exhibition.


2003/07     Special Education Advisor, Ministry of Education, Hamilton & Taranaki

2009/11     Exhibits at St. Joseph's Biannual Art Auction, New Plymouth, NZ

2009/10     Special Education Itinerant Teacher, Arahunga Special School, Wanganui

2010           Small exhibition at Real TArt Gallery, New Plymouth, NZ


2011           Graduate Diploma Arts - (Psychology); Massey University, NZ

2012           Solo Show, Experiencing Childhood, Upper Gallery, Real TArt, New Plymouth, NZ




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