Curriculum Vitae - Di Tocker

Curriculum Vitae - Di Tocker

Di Tocker - Curriculum Vitae

Born 1971, Auckland, NZ. 
Full-time Artist working solely in the medium Cast Glass.
 
Education
2000-2002 - R.M.I.T. University, Melbourne, Australia.  Bachelor of Fine Arts – Glass
1994-1995 - West Cheshire College, England.  Certificate in Art and Design           
          
Solo/Duo Exhibitions
2020 – The Painter and the Glassmaker – Black Door Gallery, Auckland, NZ
2019 – Fluid Practice, Form Gallery, Christchurch, NZ
2018 – It’s Better Together, Form Gallery, Christchurch, NZ
2017 – The Painter and the Glassmaker VISIT – Gallery De Novo, Dunedin, NZ
2016 – The Painter and the Glassmaker – Soul Gallery Hamilton, NZ
2015 – SOLO Cast Glass by Di Tocker, Gallery De Novo, Dunedin, NZ
2008 – Abstract Figurative Glass - ArtsPost, Hamilton, NZ
 
Residencies
2015 – 6 week studio residency, Dunedin School of Art, NZ
 
Group Exhibitions
2020 – Small Sculpture Prize 2020, Waiheke Art Gallery, NZ
2020 – Molly Morpeth Canaday 3D – Whakatane, NZ
2019 – We Are Luminaires, Black Door Gallery, Auckland, NZ
2019 – FOUR – Weasel Gallery, Hamilton, NZ
2019 – Small Sculpture Prize 2019, Waiheke Art Gallery, NZ
2018 – NZSAG Members Exhibition, Sargeant Gallery, Whanganui, NZ
2017 – Something Blue – Quirky Fox, Hawera, NZ
2015 - Figurative Form, Waiheke Art Gallery, Waiheke Island, NZ
2015 - Easter Show Art Exhibition, Auckland, NZ
2015 - The Glassmaker and the Painter, David Lloyd Gallery, Hamilton, NZ
2014 - NZSAG Members Exhibition, Pah Homestead, Auckland, NZ
2014 - Easter Show Art Exhibition, Auckland, NZ
2014 – Mental Blocks, ArtStation, Ponsonby, Auckland, NZ
2013 – Figurative Glass, Waiheke Art Gallery, NZ
2013 – Snapshot, Sargeant Gallery, Wanganui, NZ
2013 – Small Sculpture Prize 2013 – Waiheke Art Gallery, Waiheke Island, NZ
2012 – Blown Away With Glass – Percy Thompson Gallery, Stratford, NZ
2012 -  RE-FRACTION  -  The Sculpture Park @ Waitakaruru Arboretum, Hamilton, NZ
2011 -  RE-FRACTION  -  The Sculpture Park @ Waitakaruru Arboretum, Hamilton, NZ
2011 – Ranamok Glass Prize, Canberra Glassworks, AUS - Finalist
2011 -  Five Glass Artists: New Works, ArtsPost, Hamilton, NZ
2010 - RE-FRACTION  -  The Sculpture Park @ Waitakaruru Arboretum, Hamilton, NZ - Winner
2010 – GLASS The Molly Morpeth Canaday 3D Awards, Whakatane District Museum & Gallery, Whakatane, NZ - Selected
2009 -  S:3  : Cast Glass : Di Tocker & Images : Grace Carson -  The Framing Workshop, Hamilton, NZ
2009 – Verre – COCA, Christchurch, NZ
2008 – Casting Concepts: New Works in Glass by Colleen Ryan-Priest, John Taris and Di         
Tocker – ArtsPost, Hamilton, NZ
2008 - RE-FRACTION  -  The Sculpture Park @ Waitakaruru Arboretum, Hamilton, NZ
2008 – Cavalier Bremworth Art of Glass Awards (Artworks at the Hilton), Auckland, NZ
2008 – GLASS The Molly Morpeth Canaday 3D Awards, Whakatane District Museum & Gallery, Whakatane, NZ - Selected
2007 - RE-FRACTION  -  The Sculpture Park @ Waitakaruru Arboretum, Hamilton, NZ
2007 - In A Different Light  -  Aesthete Gallery, Hamilton, NZ
2002 - 22 Degrees R.M.I.T. Glass & Ceramics Graduate Show - Span Gallery, Melbourne, AUS
2000 - R.M.I.T. Glass - First Site Gallery, Melbourne, AUS
 
Grants
2014 – Mental Blocks, ArtStation, Ponsonby, Auckland, NZ
 
Commissions
2020 – 2018 – 3 awards – St Peter’s School Cambridge
2020 - 2015 - 6 x awards - Society of Local Government Managers (SOLGM)
2020 – 2014 - 7 x awards - Civil Contractors NZ (Waikato Branch)
2019 - 2008 - 3 x awards - University of Waikato Alumni Association
2019 - 2015 - 12 x awards - New Zealand Tourism Industry Awards
2018 – Stacy and Kerry Crammond – private commission
2015 - Brian Keene - private commission (The Signs are There #2)
2014 - Greg and Trish Thomson - private commission
2013 - Waipa District Council - Heritage Award
2013 - Waipa District Council - Biodiversity Award
2010 - Brian Perry Classic ProAm Golf Tournament Awards
 
Awards / Prizes
2020 – Peoples Choice Award – NZSAG Members Exhibition, NZ Glassworks, Whanganui, NZ
(Submerge #8)
2015 - Third Prize - Sculptural and Decorative Glass - Easter Show Exhibition, Auckland, NZ 
(Communicate!)
2014 - Peoples Choice Award - NZSAG Members Exhibition, Pah Homestead, Auckland, NZ 
(The Signs are There)
2014 - First Prize - Sculptural and Decorative Glass - Easter Show Exhibition, Auckland, NZ 
(Room #1)
2014 - Peoples Choice Award - Sculptural and Decorative Glass - Easter Show Exhibition, Auckland, NZ (Welcome to my World - Blue)
2011 - Finalist - Ranamok Glass Prize, Canberra Glassworks, AUS (Stick to your Knitting #2)
2010 - Excellence Award - RE-FRACTION - The Sculpture Park @ Waitakaruru Arboretum, Hamilton, New Zealand (Stick to your Knitting)
2002 - Australian Combustion Services Award for Excellence - R.M.I.T. University
 

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