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Name: Alexandra Monteith

Born: Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1977 

Citizenship: New Zealand (since 1996), GBR


DocFA, Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, 2005

MFA (1st Hons) Elam School of Fine Arts, Intermedia, University ofAuckland, 2001

BFA, Photography, Elam School of Fine Art, University of Auckland,NZ, 1999

Current: Artist and senoir lecturer


Alex Monteith biography

Born Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1977 and moved to Palmerston Nth, New Zealand in 1987 with family. Currently lives and works in Auckland.


Between 1999 and 2012 actively involved in art discourse through exhibition, panel discussions and gallery floor talks and exhibition (art galleries, film festivals, TV and radio both nationally (NZ) and internationally).


Completed BFA in Photogrpahy in 2001, MFA in Intermedia and the time based arts and DocFA at the Elam School of Fine Arts, The University of Auckland.


Also a competitive surfer for 6 years, was the Irish National Women’s champ in 2001 and represented Ireland in both the 2002 ISA world surfing games in Durban, S.A. and the European Surfing Championships in 2001 in addition to competing on the NZ national circuit.