William D HAMMOND
Place Of birth
Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand
Bill Hammond was born in 1947 in Christchurch and attended Ilam, the University of Canterbury’s Fine Arts School, from 1966 – 1969. He worked commercially in design and toy making during the 1970s. Hammond became established as a full-time artist in painting in the early 1980s. He is recognised as one of New Zealand’s leading painters with works in many of the major public and private collections. His exhibition history is extensive with numerous solo exhibitions over several decades.