Born 1956, Sydney, Australia

Lives and works in Hong Kong

Eduction & Experience

1991 BFA, Painting, Otis College of Art and Design

1995 B Comm, Accounting and Finance, UNSW Australia

1999 BFA and MFA, Experimental Animation, California Institute of the Arts

1995-99 Executive Director, Mingly Corporation

2000-09 CEO, Doric Capital Corporation

2009-Present Owner, Michael Nock & Associates


2010 On the Larapinta at Newstead's Doggett Street Studio. Group show with Elisabeth Cummings, Amanda Penrose Hart

2012-2013 Larapinta Trail Artists -Moree Plains Gallery, Shoalhaven City Arts Centre & Defiance Gallery. Seeing the same landscape through different eyes Painting the Everglades, Tim Allen and Euan Macleod, Leo Robba, Charmaine Pike, Steve Lopes, Alison Mackay, Michelle Hungerford, Richard Morecroft

2013-2014 Residency in Guilin (China) with Peter Godwin, Euan Macleod

2014 Painters Journey – Defiance Gallery. Painting landscape/Cityscape of China & Hong Kong, Euan Macleod and Peter Godwin

April –May 2014 Painting and research expedition, concentrating on Istanbul and Gallipoli-"Your friend the Ennemy"

November 2014 Residency in Zhangjiajie (China) with Caroline Leaf, Tim Allen, Joanna Cutri

March 2015 Residency in Yellow Mountain (China) with Steve Lopes, Tim Allen, Dapeng Liu

June 2015 Residency in Marrakech (Morocco) at Le Jardin Rouge

2015-2016 “Group show Your Friend the Enemy" at the S. H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Auckland City Art Gallery & ANU Drill Hall Gallery with Participating artists: (Deirdre Bean • Elisabeth Cummings • Steve Lopes • Guy Maestri • Euan Macleod • Idris Murphy • Peter O’Doherty • Susan O’Doherty • Stanley Palmer • Amanda Penrose Hart • Leo Robba • Luke Sciberras • Michael Shepherd • Jonathan Throsby • John Walsh)

March 2016 Solo Exhibition –Nockart Gallery, Hong Kong

March 2016 Residency in Queenstown (New Zealand) with Elisabeth Cummings, Luke Sciberras, Euan Macleod, Steve Lopes, Ron Mcburnie, Amanda Penrose Hart, Kevin Connor