Leigh Mitchell-Anyon

Curriculum Vitae: Leigh Mitchell-Anyon

Date of Birth 20 February 1961

1974 - 8 Wanganui High School
1995 Wellington Polytechnic
Advanced Certificate in Photography
1999 Wanganui Polytechnic Quay School of Arts
Bachelor of Fine Arts with Distinction

Work Experience
1978 Self employed eel fisherman
1979 Wanganui Trawlers
New Zealand Observer on Korean and Japanese Fishing Boats
1981 John Souter Photography
Colour mini-lab and black and white printer
1984 - Leigh Mitchell-Anyon Photographer Ltd
Self employed Photographer

Industry Awards and Achievements
1991 Associate of NZ Professional Photographers Association
Winner of Unclassified Section (NZPPA Print Judging)
Winner of Champion Print (NZPPA Print Judging)
1992 Highly Commended in People Section of Agfa Photokina Awards
Award for Photographic Excellence in Agfa Trans-Tasman Awards
1994 Master of Photography (NZIPP Print Judging)
Highly Commended in Agfa Photokina Awards
1995 Awarded 2 Bronze and 1 Silver Awards in AIPA National Awards
1996 Winner of Portrait Section (NZIPP Print Judging)
1999 Winner of NZ:The Millennium Assignment
2000 Photographer in A Day in the Life of New Zealand
Finalist in M.I.L.K Competition

Group Exhibitions
1990 Photoforum, Wellington.
1994 Wanganui Revisited, Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui.
Arts Review, Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui.
1998 Hi Ho Silver, Quay School of Arts Gallery, Wanganui.
Superstition, Year 3 End of Year Exhibition, Wanganui Polytechnic.
Lull, Quay School of Arts Gallery, Wanganui.
Arts Review, Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui..
Zealot, Graduate Show, Wanganui Polytechnic.
2000 Arts Review, Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui.
2001 Outside Looking In, Point Zero Gallery, Wanganui.
Arts Review, Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui.
2002 Beneath The Surface, Lake Taupo Arts Festival, Taupo.
Summer Show, Te Wa, Wanganui.
Unleashing the Bogan, Thermostat Gallery, Palmerston North.
First to see the Light, Quay School of Arts, Wanganui.
Boganville, One Eye Gallery, Paekakariki.
Arts Review, Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui.
2003 The Summer Show, Te Wa, Wanganui.
The Caravan, McNamara Gallery: Photography.
The Caravan, Pataka, Porirua Museum

Solo Exhibitions
2000 Province, Wellington Fringe Festival (Ford’s Café)
2002 Tiki Tour, Thermostat Gallery, Palmerston North.
Tiki Tour, Photospace, Wellington.
2003 Night Sites, Photospace, Wellington

Teaching Experience
1987 Private Tutor
Photography Skills – beginners and advanced.
1990 Wanganui Community College
Part time tutor in photography for Fine Arts and Computer
1997 Quay School of Arts
‘Photographing Artworks’ Module.
1998 -2001 Quay School of Arts
Visiting artist teaching Polaroid image transfer.
1999 Quay School of Arts
Tutor for Community Education Class, ‘Advanced Photography’
1999 - 2000 Quay School of Arts
One day workshop on photographing glasswork.
Visiting artist teaching ‘The Business of Photography’
2002 Quay School of Arts Wanganui UCOL
Tutor for Professional Practice ‘Photographing your artwork’


Works by this Artist