Chas has been an art teacher and Head of Faculty and Art at both secondary and tertiary levels, specialising in photography, painting and design. He retired as Head of Visual Art at King’s College in 2018. His passion lies with the outer islands of the Hauraki Gulf and beyond, and the mountains of Aotearoa and their spiritual link to tangata whenua. His work is in several collections in Aotearoa, including The Arts House Trust collection. Chas is a surfer and sailor and travels extensively collecting resources for his work.