Shane Hartdegen

Head of School, Head of Jewellery: Shane Hartdegen

Trade of Precious Metal Working and Mounting including Diamond Mounting, Department of Labour, Pretoria, South Africa. National Higher Diploma: Jewellery Design and Manufacture (Cum Laude), Technikon Kwa-Zulu, South Africa.

Clio Hartdegen

Clio has completed a Diploma in Fine Arts from Whitecliffe College of Art & Design, majoring in Sculpture/Installation Art as well as completing a year of business at AUT with majoring in Marketing.
Clio works at Hungry Creek Art & Craft School as Administrator and Marketing Coordinator.

Maree Wilson

Art History: Maree Wilson

Maree is a practicing artist who has taught on various visual arts programs for the past 25 years. Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Auckland and a Master of Fine Arts from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Melbourne. Maree exhibits regularly and her work is held in public and private collections.

Stephen Rose

Computer Aided Design (CAD): Stephen Rose

Diploma Art and Craft (Advanced), Hungry Creek Art & Craft School Authorised Rhino 3D instructor. Freelance jewellery designer.

Jack Tilson

Sculpture/ 3D

Jack holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) and Master of Fine Arts (Honours) from Elam School of Fine Art, University of Auckland. Jack works as an artist from Eden Terrace. Jack’s practice sits within sculptural and craft frameworks.

Richard Darbyshire

Painting and Ceramics: Richard Darbyshire

Diploma in 3D Design (ceramics major), Waikato Polytechnic. Diploma in Art & Craft (Advanced) (painting major), Hungry Creek Art & Craft School. Bachelor in Applied Arts, NorthTec Richard is a working artist who exhibits new work every year, in both solo and group shows. He worked as a potter for ten years, and continues to create ceramic artworks.

Patrick Malone

Senior Painting: Patrick Malone

MFA (First Class Honours) Painting, Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland University.

Lisa Woods

Technical and Practical Skills Tutor: Lisa Woods

Dip, Teaching Early Childhood Education, Cert Adv Craft Diamond Mounting, Sir John Cass, London, B.A. (Hons) Degree Art and Design, Jewellery, Central St Matins School of Art London. Lisa left New Zealand in 1982 and lived overseas mostly in England, returning in 1994. She taught Jewellery on an itinerant basis at A.S.A, M.I.T, Unitec and currently at Hungry Creek part-time since 2004. Lisa has a private studio where she works on commissions and Gallery pieces.

Andrea Daly

Jewellery Design Tutor: Andrea Daly

Andrea is a practicing jeweller who works from her own studio. Bachelor and Post Graduate Diploma in Visual Arts majoring in Contemporary Jewellery at Sydney College of the Arts. Masters in Philosophy First Class Honors majoring in Art History at Auckland University. Andrea exhibits nationally and internationally and is held in both public and private collections. Andrea has been involved in teaching on numerous night courses, weekend workshops and guest lecturer spots as well as being a lecturer at Manukau Institute of Technology, in the Visual Arts Degree Course, until 2004.