Chris’s work is largely influenced by his heritage and traditional Māori forms and concepts which he then lends a contemporary edge to thus allowing the forms to evolve. His work ranges from jewellery through to larger stone sculptural pieces.
Formal training at Auckland University, New Zealand as part of a BA Majoring in Māori and Cultural Heritage. Focusing specifically on researching and practically making implements using traditional techniques, materials and designs.
Chris has been a practicing artist for twenty years with a long national exhibiting history with more recently seeing him exhibit in San Francisco and Tokyo