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Email: ginamatchitt@gmail.com
Born 1966
Rotorua,  Aotearoa/New Zealand

Tribal Affiliations

Ngati Rangitihi, Te Arawa
Ngati Ngahere, Whakatohea

Graduated  Unitec School of Design, Auckland
Craft Design Diploma (Jewellery)

Graduated Masters of Maori  Visual Arts, Massey University, New Zealand


Employment History

September 2016- present

Gallery Host, City Gallery, Wellington 


January 2016 - December 2018

Research Assistant, Te Papa Tongarewa


March 2015 - December2015

Curatorial Assistant- City Gallery Wellington


September 2013
Attendant at the NZ pavilion, Venice Biennale
Bill Culbert, Front Door Out Back

June 2011- June 2012
Sales Assistant
CB2 Design, Georgetown, Washington DC

August 2010 – June 2012
Substitute photography teacher
Sidwell Friends School , Washington DC

December 2006 – February 2007
Lecturer –Maori Art history – summer paper, School of Art History, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand

February 2005 – September 2006
Studio Lecturer - Jewellery/Drawing/ Sculpture, Arts and Visual Maori Arts,


Lecturer- Maori Art History, Jewelleryand Metal History

Unitec School of Design Auckland, New Zealand

Guest lecturer  Jewellery Moves an exhibition of contemporary jewellery,
Royal Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland

Conference Co-ordinator of Korero A Te Whatu, Craft Conference, Unitec School of Design, Auckland, New Zealand


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