EDUCATION 1998 Bachelor of Design 3D-Glass. Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, NZ. 1995 Introduction to Maori Fibre Weaving, Unitec.

WORK EXPERIENCE 1997-2001 Part time work for Ann Robinson, hand finishing, wax work and mold making. 2000 Teachers Assistant (TA) for Ann Robinson, three week workshop 'Hollow Casting' Pilchuck Glass School, Washington, USA. 1998 TA for Patrick Martin (USA), one week casting workshop using Luminar (mold mix six), Unitec. TA for Ann Robinson, Casting Seminar, Pacific Light Conference, Unitec.

WORKSHOPS 2000 Fusing and Slumping Bullseye glass with Claudia Borella (Australia), Wanganui, NZ. 1999 'Sculpture - a Micro to Macro Approach', three week workshop with Harumi Yukutake (Japan), Pilchuck Glass School, USA. 1997 Casting Workshop - Jaromir Rybak (Czech Republic) with Meza Rijsdijk (Netherlands/Australia) and Ann Robinson (NZ), Sydney College of the Arts, Australia. 1999 Mareikura wa ønanga, Waitangi (January). 1998 Mareikura wa ønanga, Rotorua (March). 1997 National Weaving Hui, Kaikoura (September). 1997 Mareikura wa ønanga, Otawa Marae, Northland (June).

CONFERENCES 2000 NZ SAG Conference, Wanganui. 1998 'Eastern Reflections' American Glass Art Society Confer- ence, Seto, Japan. 1998 NZ SAG Pacific Light Conference, Unitec, Auckland. 1997 AussGlass Conference, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney, Australia.

GUEST LECTURES 2000 Slide talk with Ann Robinson, for the British Colombia Glass Art Society, Vancouver, Canada. 1999 'New Zealand Glass' slide show, California College of Arts and Crafts (CCAC), Oakland, California, USA.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS 2001 Lindsay Patterson, Jo Nuttall and Layla Walter, Masterworks, Auckland. 2000 'A Survey of New Zealand Glass', Masterworks. 1999 'Emerging NZ Glass' displayed during APEC, Parliament House, Wellington. 'Emerging NZ Glass' exhibition, AVID, Wellington. 1998 Norsewear Art Award, Waipukurau. Royal Easter Show Glass Awards, Auckland.

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS 2000 Pilchuck Glass School Auction, Seattle, USA. 1999 'The Best of New Zealand Glass', AXIA Modern Art, Melbourne, Australia. 1998 R.F.C. Glass Prize Exhibition, Australia wide. International Student Show, 'Eastern Reflections' American Glass Art Society Conference, Seto, Japan. 'New, New Zealand Glass' Glass Arts Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2000 'Thread Line' solo exhibition, AVID, Wellington. 1998 'Layla Walter's Graduation Show', The Gully Lounge, Auckland. 1996 Solo Sponsorship show, Auckland.

PUBLICATIONS AND REVIEWS National: Impressions The Art of The Royal & SunAlliance Centre. Text by Helen Schamroth, 2000. Art News 'Patterned Kete' Norsewear Art Award advertisement, 1999. International: Object no.3/00 (Australia) 'From the South Pacific' by David Thomas, p.68. Craft Arts International no.49 (Australia) article by Gerry King, pp.70-71. Craft Arts International no.45 (Australia) RFC Glass Prize, p.90. RFC Glass Prize (Australia), catalogue 1998. New Glass 2/99 (USA) New Glass Review 20, pp.102, 107. New Glass 2/97 (USA) New Glass Review 18, p.98.

AWARDS 2001 Pilchuck Saxe Award nominee. 1999 Pilchuck Glass School Scholarship, to attend Harumi Yukutake's workshop. 1998 Norsewear Ceramics and Glass Award, Merit. Royal Easter Show, Glass Award, Merit. 1996 West Auckland Federated Women's Association Award. 1995 Unitec Student Scholarship.