1973
Born Auckland
(Ngati Rangitihi, Ngāi Tūhoe, Tūhourangi)

1997 
Elam School of Fine Arts,
The University of Auckland, Bachelor of Fine Arts

2000 
The University of Auckland, Post Graduate Diploma of Teaching

Reuben Paterson The Crucifixion
A Crucifixion, 2012, glitter on canvas, 1950 x 3000mm, Collection National Gallery of Victoria