Born: 1985 Dunedin, New Zealand

2016 Visual Arts MFA, Columbia University, New York
2007 Bachelor of Engineering (First Class Honours - Civil), University of Canterbury

2018 Illawarra Placed Landscape, spanning 230 metres from central city sqaure down pedestrian mall, various materials including live palm trees and carved sandstone, Wollongong, NSW
2015 Dim Mirror, Pushkin Square, 30 x 20 x 60m approx., digital print on various vinyl substrates
2015 125th Broadway, dimensions vary, digital print on adhesive vinyl, existing sign structures
2014 Prop Hide, dimensions vary, digital print on exterior of earthquake damaged structure, Christchurch
2013 Turbine Shed, 17m x 11m x 13m, digital print on semi-opaque vinyl, Cockatoo Island, Sydney
2013 IT HOLDS UP, 30m x 80m x 10m (approx.), digital print on scaffold system (collab. with Agatha Gothe-Snape), Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, AU
2013 Deconstruction, 22m x 8.2m x 4.3m, digital print on adhesive vinyl on exterior elevated walkway, cnr Cashel Mall & Colombo St, Christchurch CBD, NZ
2013 Carpark Compression, 10 x 8m, digital print on exterior structure, Cashel Mall, Christchurch, NZ
2013 Government Life Suspension, 20 x 8 x 7m, digital print on exterior of earthquake damaged structure, cnr Gloucester St & Oxford Tce, Christchurch, NZ
2013 Old Public Toilets, 18m x 10.5m x 9.5m, digital print on exterior structure, 111 Hereford St, Christchurch, NZ
2012 Unwin’s Install (Stage 1 & 2), 36 x 12.6 x 3.9 m, digital print shrouding scaffolding/hoarding system, The Rocks, Sydney, AU
2012 Homage To The Lost Spaces, 10 no. installs from 10 x 16m to 2.4 x 1.2m, mixed media on exterior surface of earthquake damaged heritage building, Cranmer Courts, Christchurch, NZ

2013 Stud Flight, Blue Oyster Art Project Space, Dunedin, NZ
2013 Flip-Flop (w. Giles Thackway), Alaska Projects, Sydney, AU
2013 Polymorphia, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney, AU
2011 Under Standing Loss, 45 Downstairs, Melbourne, AU
2011 Fallen 3, Alexis Fine Arts Gallery, Christchurch, NZ

2018 (Un)Conditional IV, The Physics Room X Ashburton Art Gallery, New Zealand
2016 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Fisher Landau Centre, New York
2015 Fl0ating P0int, Judith Charles Gallery, New York
2015 MFA First Year Show, Wallach Art Gallery, New York 
2014 Alaska X DP, Dog Park Art Project Space, Christchurch
2013 Breathing Room, MOP, Chippendale, Sydney
2013 Investigating Contemporary Photography, MA Antiques, Melbourne
2013 Firstdraft After Dark, Firstdraft Gallery (Art Month Sydney)

2018 Winner, Playspace Of The Year Award (<$0.5M), Parks and Leisure Australia NSW/ACT Regional Awards
2014 Finalist, NAB Private Wealth Emerging Artist Award, Art Month Sydney
2013 Winner 'Best Artist', FBi Sydney Music Arts and Culture Awards, Sydney
2010 Finalist, COCA Anthony Harper Art Award, Centre of Contemporary Art, Christchurch

2017 K McIlwain, Illawarra Mercury, 14/11/2017
2017 K McIlwain, Illawarra Mercury, 27/10/2017
2017 K McIlwain, Illawarra Mercury, 25/09/2017
2015 K McIlwain, Illawarra Mercury, 11/11/2015
2015 M Henkin, Try Hard Magazine, cover feature, 06/07/15
2014 V Anderson, The Press, Go Arts Feature, p 11, 04/07/14
2013 N Galvin, Sydney Morning Herald, Arts, p. 20, 02/08/13
2013 K Kenny, The Press (Fairfax, NZ), p. A3, 22/04/13
2013 C Gates, The Press (Fairfax, NZ), p. 4, 25/01/13
2012 C Moore, The Press (Fairfax, NZ), GO Section, p. 7, 08/06/12
2012 Christchurch Mail (Fairfax, NZ), p. 4, 06/05/12
2012 C Gates, The Press (Fairfax, NZ), p. 11, 19/05/12
2012 Adrienne Rewi, Art News NZ, Winter 2012
2011 Radio NZ, Arts on Sunday program, interview 27/11/11
2011 C Gates, The Press (Fairfax, NZ), p. 1, 25/11/11