Cracked Ink Bio

Originally from the UK, Cracked Ink has been part of the NZ street art scene ever since he made the move down under 10 years ago.  Cracked Inks quirky, character based art is bold and eye catching, whether it be an art piece from a gallery or a mural in the street.

Predominantly an aerosol artist, Cracked Ink also utilities other creative avenues which include, sketching, Painting and Sculpting which have been some of his favourite mediums to work in over the past few years.  Head to www.crackedink.com to check out more of his work. Previously to coming to New Zealand cracked ink has obtained various academic achievements including a Degree in Graphic Design. Not only that, he has been involved in multiple exhibitions, Street Art festivals and workshops across Australasia

Exhibitions

Depot Art Space, Auckland 2006 Solo show

Disruptive K Road Auckland 2007 Solo Show

Sanderson Gallery Parnell, Auckland 150 x 150 Show 2007

Sanderson Gallery Parnell, Auckland – Ted Dutch Tribute show 2007

DAF106 Gallery, Wellington - Drypnz x Cracked Ink 2008

Street Kicks Group Show Devonport Auckland 2008

Cracked Ink & Jon Drypnz Joint Show 2009 – A Fine Line Galley Matakana

Brunswick St Gallery Melbourne, Australia - Sweet Street 2010

ASC Crew Pop up Show High St Rakino’s 2011

Land of the Rising Stars, Japan Group Show 2011

The Experiment – Basement Theatre, Auckland 2014

Open Studios - Whanganui 2015

Cracked Ink Solo Show Auckland 27th Red Bar 2015

Cracked Ink Solo Show Space Gallery April 2016

Education

BA Hons Graphic Design Lancaster University 3 years

Street Art Festivals

Sweet Streets, Melbourne Australia 2010

Graffiato, Taupo 2011 and 2013

Street Legal, Kawarau 2014

Get Up Festival, New Plymouth 2014 and 2015

Street Prints Festival The Mount 2015

Sea Wall Napier March 2016

Graffiato Taupo Oct 2016 coming soon