Born: Mid 50's, in Damascus, to Irish Parents.


Desmond Burdon, raised and educated in Athens, Ciro, Rome, Dublin and London.

Studied photography in London, in the 70's and worked as an Advertising Photographer for 30 yrs.  Moved to New Zealand in 2004, and started to created his own images, gradually moving further and further away from conventional photography. Currently Year 3 at Brown School of Art.

These new  images are a collaboration of painting, layering of images, and montage of effects.  They vary in size from A4 to A0.  Printed on archival paper. 

Desmond Burdon self portrait