Group Show | Under Kaipara Skies

Group Show | Under Kaipara Skies

On from December 3, 2016 – October 2017 Kaipara Coast Sculpture Gardens, Kaukapakapa Against the backdrop of the Kaipara Harbour, a 1km trail winds through a secluded valley displaying the beauty of iconic New Zealand landscapes. More than 40 sculptures by emerging and established New Zealand and international artists are revealed at every turn. Exhibition on […]

Workshop | CANned Poetry Afternoon

Workshop | CANned Poetry Afternoon

January 2 to December 18, 2017 2-3pm Creative Arts Napier, Napier Every Monday afternoon at 2-3pm a group of writers and poets meet to read their works, exchange ideas, relax and make new friends in the informal setting of the workshop or mezzanine area of the CAN. New members always welcome!

Reassemble | Mark Braunias

Reassemble | Mark Braunias

January 18 to August 23, 2017 Ashburton Art Gallery, Ashburton Painted directly to the Gallery wall an eccentric assortment of organic forms hover inside a rectangular grid structure. Presented as specimens in the process of being classified, these ‘blob-like’ shapes are what Braunias refers to as “archaeological pop morphism.” Braunias has long been interested in […]

Workshop | Painting Tuition with Helen Dynes

Workshop | Painting Tuition with Helen Dynes

January 19 to December 28, 2017 10:15am-12:45pm Every Tuesday and Thursday Creative Arts Napier, Napier All skill levels welcome to join this relaxed and friendly painting environment. Tap into your creativity and explore the options of mixed media techniques with the help and guidance from established artist, Helen Dynes. $30 casual or $125 for bookings of […]

Gallery Tour | Senoir Moments

Gallery Tour | Senoir Moments

Wednesday February 1, 2017 11am First Wednesday of every month Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Auckland On the first Wednesday of every month, gallery staff give a free exhibition tour for older enthusiasts who enjoy a chat about art. This month Jodi Meadows introduces our Anne McCahon and Portage Ceramic Awards exhibitions. You can also […]

Workshop | Saturday Sittings

Workshop | Saturday Sittings

Saturday February 25, 2017 1-3pm New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Wellington Come on down to the New Zealand Portrait Gallery for an afternoon of portraiture on the last Saturday of each month. These free portraiture sessions are for everyone – from the complete beginner to accomplished artists, and are relaxed, informal and fun. We will have […]

Open Application | NZ Pacific Studio Winter Residency

Open Application | NZ Pacific Studio Winter Residency

WINTER OPPORTUNITY Winter is a wonderful time of year to be at New Zealand Pacific Studio, where artists / writers / academics / creative practitioners can take a week, a few weeks, or up to three months to focus on a specific project. Since 2001, several hundred writers, visual artists, environmentalists, natural and cultural historians, […]

Workshop | Traditional Māori Korowai classes

Workshop | Traditional Māori Korowai classes

March 6 to November 26, 2017 Ohaki, Waitomo Programme delivered via Noho – Weekend stayovers, a total of 10 in 9 months. The Toi Paematua Raranga programme is based in the heart of the King Country (Waitomo) where tradition and legacy are key. If you have experience in Māori weaving and are looking to further your […]

Open Application | Botanical Art Worldwide Ngāi Tipu Taketake

Open Application | Botanical Art Worldwide Ngāi Tipu Taketake

Applications close November 16, 2017 5pm New Zealand will be one of more than 15 countries around the world collaborating in an exhibition organised by the American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA). This worldwide event will bring together artists, institutions and the public to highlight the role contemporary botanical artists play in bringing attention to […]

RUNNING NEO-GEO GAMES UNDER MAME | Petra Cortright

RUNNING NEO-GEO GAMES UNDER MAME | Petra Cortright

April 8 to August 13, 2017  City Gallery Wellington, Wellington New exhibition from ‘pioneer of post-internet art’ City Gallery Wellington presents the first New Zealand exhibition from Los Angeles-based artist Petra Cortright. Opening 8 April, RUNNING NEO-GEO GAMES UNDER MAME features a suite of digital paintings on linen and paper, screen-based video paintings, YouTube-hosted webcam […]

In Transit (Arrival) | Yona Lee

In Transit (Arrival) | Yona Lee

Opening Saturday March 11, 2017 4-6pm Te Tuhi, Auckland Te Tuhi presents In Transit (Arrival), a large-scale sculpture by artist Yona Lee that explores the structure and pulse of civilisation. This vast entangled structure, which you can walk through and sit within, is made of the stainless steel tube commonly used as barriers and handrails in […]

Competition | DYI Doofus

Competition | DYI Doofus

Runs Daily until August 23, 2017 Ashburton Art Gallery, Ashburton Do you have what it takes to create your own Braunias inspired shapes and forms? Grab one of our entry cards and let your imagination run riot. You can use pencils, felts or anything you can get your hands on to create your own Doofus […]

Open Call | Shoes Extravaganza

Open Call | Shoes Extravaganza

Application deadline August 3, 2017 A design event celebrating innovative and imaginative shoes in a catwalk extravaganza. 3 entry categories 2017: Contemporary fashion: Using well resolved leading edge design to create shoes with retail potential, this category rewards excellence in innovation and imagination. Shoes need to be size 39-40 (European) and must be crafted from scratch. […]

100 Chairs in 100 Days | Martino Gamper

100 Chairs in 100 Days | Martino Gamper

April 8 to August 13, 2017 City Gallery Wellington, Wellington Martino Gamper says, ‘There is no perfect chair.’ Some ten years ago, the London-based, Italian-born furniture designer initiated his project, 100 Chairs in 100 Days. He made a chair a day for a hundred days by collaging components of old found chairs. By blending their […]

Exhibtion | Te marae o Rongotaketake: Redressing our Kahungunu History

Exhibtion | Te marae o Rongotaketake: Redressing our Kahungunu History

April 8 to September 3, 2017 Aratoi, Masterton Aratoi in partnership with local iwi Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa is developing a large-scale exhibition redressing the long and rich history of the Wairarapa region and involving major loans of taonga from national and international private and public collections. The exhibition title has a conceptual depth and […]

On Going Out with the Tide | Colin McCahon

On Going Out with the Tide | Colin McCahon

April 8 to July 31, 2017 City Gallery Wellington, Wellington This April, City Gallery Wellington presents an exhibition of work by New Zealand’s most celebrated artist, Colin McCahon (1919–87). On Going Out with the Tide explores McCahon’s evolving engagement with Māori subjects and themes in his works from the 1960s and 1970s. These works range from […]

Untitled (McCahon House Studies) | Shannon Te Ao

Untitled (McCahon House Studies) | Shannon Te Ao

April 8 to July 30, 2017 City Gallery Wellington, Wellington In 2016, Wellington artist Shannon Te Ao (Ngāti Tūwharetoa) won the Walters Prize for his video-performance two shoots that stretch far out (2013–4), in which he recites a waiata to a donkey, a swan, a wallaby, rabbits, chicken, and geese. In 2015, we presented it […]

Call for Applications | Cliftons Art Prize 2017

Call for Applications | Cliftons Art Prize 2017

Application deadline July 30, 2017 Cliftons Art Prize is an annual competition that helps raise the profiles of local artists and encourages corporate patronage of the arts. Cliftons Art Prize offers international exposure for local artists across Asia Pacific. It is open to emerging and established artists in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore. […]

Exhibtion | Colour is an Abstraction

Exhibtion | Colour is an Abstraction

Friday April 14 to November 26, 2017 Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland Enjoy the dynamism of works from the Auckland Art Gallery and Chartwell Trust collections in Colour is an Abstraction, and reflect on how international artists have explored colour in the late 20th and 21st centuries. The exhibition includes works by the Australian artist John Nixon collected over […]

Look Mum No Hands | Wayne Youle

Look Mum No Hands | Wayne Youle

April 14 to September 3, 2017 Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, Christchurch Full to the brim with high energy, sharp-witted artmaking This major solo exhibition features new and recent works in all manner of media, from a glistening cobweb in imitation gold chain and a supersized tyre swing, to hand knitted balaclavas and […]

Open Call | Careers Lab

Open Call | Careers Lab

Explore and Pursue Meaningful Work with Creativity and Optimism Creative Sector Mentoring Career Development Job Search Strategy As a visionary career hub engaged for 15 years in New Zealand’s creative sector we know that creativity forms the basis of all meaningful work. We believe that careers are created, not predestined and that creativity is boundless. […]

Open Applications | The Lovepost : Writers, Photographers, Illustrators and Artists Wanted

Applications close August 18, 2017 The Lovepost will be an online platform that transmits love through thought-provoking, uplifting, entertaining and informative writing, photography & illustrations. We will offer articles with diverse perspectives that explore interconnecting relationships of love – every kind of love. Love offers a positive answer to the troubles of the planet and to channel […]

Open Call | Adam Portraiture Award 2018

Open Call | Adam Portraiture Award 2018

Entries close December 8, 2017 at 4pm Time to start finding subjects and painting faces. Entries are now open for the biennial Adam Portraiture Award. With a major cash prize of $20,000 and international judge Angus Trumble of the National Portrait Gallery of Australia in Canberra – it is set to be a great competition. […]

Volunteer | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

Volunteer | New Zealand Portrait Gallery

New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Wellington Volunteer with us! We are always looking for friendly, outgoing, art and people loving volunteers to join our team. If you have even a few hours free a month we would love to hear from you. We also love to hear from people who would be interested in sitting for […]

Earthpushers | Jeremy Leatinu'u:

Earthpushers | Jeremy Leatinu'u:

May 13 to October 22, 2017 Te Tuhi, Auckland Image: Jeremy Leatinu’u, Earthpushers, 2017 (video still). Commissioned by Te Tuhi, Auckland. Cinematography by Ian Powell

I Swear | Bruce Barber

I Swear | Bruce Barber

May 13 to October 22, 2017 Te Tuhi, Auckland Image: Bruce Barber, Situation Room, 2008 (install view). Part of Bruce Barber: Reading and Writing Rooms curated by Blair French and Professor Brad Buckley, Artspace, Sydney. Photo by Jennifer Leahy

BOUNDLESS | INFLUX | KEREAMA TAEPA: Whakapī

BOUNDLESS | INFLUX | KEREAMA TAEPA: Whakapī

Saturday May 20, 2017 at 2pm Pātaka Art + Museum, Porirua The Director of Pātaka, Reuben Friend, warmly invites you to the opening of three new exhibitions on Saturday the 20th of May 2017 at 2pm. BOUNDLESS – printmaking beyond the frame INFLUX KEREAMA TAEPA: Whakapī TALKS  1pm: Dr Carole Shepheard will discuss the works in BOUNDLESS – printmaking beyond […]

Shout Whisper Wail! The 2017 Chartwell Show

Shout Whisper Wail! The 2017 Chartwell Show

May 20 to October 15, 2017 Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland Explore how 11 contemporary New Zealand and Australian artists use ‘voice’ – and indeed who they speak to – in this triennial exhibition dedicated to the Chartwell Trust, whose important collection of contemporary art has been under the guardianship of Auckland Art Gallery […]

Call for Entries | 11th Aesthetica Art Prize

Call for Entries | 11th Aesthetica Art Prize

Submission deadline August 31, 2017 The 11th Aesthetica Art Prize is now open for entries, presenting an opportunity for emerging and established artists to further their involvement in the art world. The award is an internationally renowned prize presented by Aesthetica Magazine and judged by industry experts. Enter the prize for a chance to showcase […]

Call for Entries | Franklin Arts Festival 2017

Call for Entries | Franklin Arts Festival 2017

Entries Close July 31, 2017 Every entry is a valuable contribution to this annual event ! Each entry form includes full details specific to your Section and Category, including the award information, and the entry conditions. The committee has made a few changes from last year, so please read the conditions of entry carefully to avoid […]

Call for Entries | Hibiscus and Bays Art Awards 2017

Call for Entries | Hibiscus and Bays Art Awards 2017

Entries close September 29, 2017 Premier Award: $3000 Cash Prize. People’s Choice Award: As decided by public vote. Merit Awards: As decided by the judge. •Artists are invited to submit images with their entry form online and pay the non-refundable entry fee. •All entries will go before a selection committee who will choose the works […]

Call for Entries | Taranaki National Art Awards 2017

Call for Entries | Taranaki National Art Awards 2017

Entries Close September 15, 2017 Opunake’s Taranaki National Art Awards is a highlight of our region’s creative calendar.  In its fifthteenth year, the annual awards are a national competition offering an opportunity for artists to exhibit and sell their artwork, with the added bonus of a $12,000 prize pool. All entries are displayed in the […]

Call for Entries | 26th Annual Wallace Art Awards 2017

Call for Entries | 26th Annual Wallace Art Awards 2017

Entries Close Tuesday July 25, 2017 at 5pm The Awards began with just one Paramount prize and have since grown to encompass four major prizes of international residencies and three other monetary prizes.  The judges change each year and consist of a panel of practitioners, institution leaders, past winners and academics. Almost all of the […]

Death of The Brickworks | Ace Firers

Death of The Brickworks | Ace Firers

Opening Thursday May 25, 2017 at 7pm Te Toi Uku Crown Lynn Museum, Auckland Join us for the opening of Death of The Brickworks an installation by Mark Goody & Emily Siddell, collectively known as Ace Firers. Emily and Mark have created a new body of work inspired by the West Auckland Brickworks including chimney […]

Theatre of the Mind | Roger Ballen

Theatre of the Mind | Roger Ballen

Opening Saturday 27 May, 4pm Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Auckland Born in New York in 1950 and based in South Africa for over 30 years, Roger Ballen is one of the most important photographers of his generation. In his early works, Ballen’s connection to documentary traditions is clear, but his more recent series employ drawings, […]

Project Kai

Project Kai

May 6 to June 25, 2017 Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Auckland Kelston Girls’ College presents a photographic exhibition of still life that reflects the student’s interpretation of what food means to them. Throughout this project these photographers have been privileged to work with numerous professionals. Artist and founder of SaVAge K’lub Rosanna Raymond ran […]

South Pacific Paradise | Max Gimblett

South Pacific Paradise | Max Gimblett

Opening May 31, 2017 Gow Langsford, Auckland “South Pacific Paradise” is the title of a new series of screenprints by Max Gimblett now available at the gallery. With this series of prints, Gimblett has chosen to work with the “tondo” format rather than his usual quatrefoil. Max notes that these works are reflective of the […]

Whitecliffe Open Days Schedule Announced 2017

Whitecliffe Open Days Schedule Announced 2017

May 31 to August 17, 2017 Whitecliffe, Auckland  Considering a career in Fine Arts, Photo Media, Fashion Design or Graphic Design? Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design would like to invite you to take part in our OPEN DAYS Programme for 2017. The next commencement date for the BFA programmes is February 2018, and July 2017 for our Level 4 […]

Group Show | Matariki - A Constellation of Artists

Group Show | Matariki - A Constellation of Artists

June 1 to August 1, 2017 Roar! Gallery, Wellington Ka tipu te whaihanga Creativity will strengthen Shining in June with a constellation of artists, ROAR! Gallery is celebrating Matariki 2017. Showing work by Ron Te Kawa, Bridget Nawalowalo, Di McMillan and other stellar artists. With a wonderful starry mix of  paintings, sculptures, kites and mixed media. […]

Whau Arts | Laundromat Series: Winter Edition

Whau Arts | Laundromat Series: Winter Edition

June 1 to July 31, 2017 Laundromats in the Whau Area, Auckland Throughout June and July you may take away more then just clean laundry when you visit your local Laundromat.  Whau the People and local artists will be presenting 6 art projects across Laundromats in the Whau. Art projects will include Story telling, Spin […]

Workings and re-Workings | Andrew Drummond

Workings and re-Workings | Andrew Drummond

On view until July 30 , 2017 The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson Workings and re-Workings is a landmark exhibition that brings Andrew Drummond back to his birth place of Nelson. One of New Zealand’s pioneering performance artists and sculptors, this exhibition presents reworked artworks from the last two decades that sit alongside new large scale […]

Online Gallery | Sell My Art

Online Gallery | Sell My Art

Sell My Art online gallery (www.sellmyart.co.nz) Recently we sold our art business Art Bureau NZ Ltd which specialised in leasing artworks to corporate customers in Auckland. We have relocated to Tauranga and have been working on our passion, which is to give NZ Artists an opportunity for greater public exposure than they would receive in […]

Exhibition | Behold

Exhibition | Behold

June 3 to September 3, 2017 The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson Behold examines the ways in which gender is and has been represented within The Suter collection. Hyper-masculine physicality, stoic intelligence, contentious domesticity, and fragmented femininity are each exposed by the artists included in the exhibition. Their use or subversion of gender tropes within their artworks […]

Exhibition | Jo Dixey

Exhibition | Jo Dixey

June 3 to July 23, 2017 Whakatane Museum and Arts Whakatāne Community Board Gallery, Whakatane Applying traditional embroidery techniques to create contemporary works connected with the modern world.

Exhibition | Star Gossage

Exhibition | Star Gossage

June 5 to September 2017 Opus Gallery, Whakatane Immerse yourself in the wistful dreamscapes of leading Māori artist Star Gossage, presenting paintings inspired by her ancestral homeland – Pakiri Beach.

Small Space | Chris Charteris and Emily Siddell

Small Space | Chris Charteris and Emily Siddell

June 7 to July 24, 2017 Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Auckland Chris Charteris and Emily Siddell are two established artists who are known for their large-scale works. For this installation, they have collaborated in exploring various qualities and histories of glass, referencing both the very familiar shapes of recycled wine bottles and the most […]

Exhibition | Making Space

Exhibition | Making Space

June 10 to August 20, 2017 Centre of Contemporary Art, Christchurch MAKING SPACE is a timely celebration of collective practices, which have flourished across Aotearoa New Zealand over the last few years. Taking place in the heart of Ōtautahi Christchurch – where collaboration and collective working has become a part of the fabric of the post-earthquake […]

Us, Us, Us | Josephine Cachemaille

Us, Us, Us | Josephine Cachemaille

Opening Saturday June 10, 2017 at 5pm The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson Delving into The Suter collection artist Josephine Cachemaille has spent months engaging with the eccentricities of the gallery. Through the process of exploring the clinical safety of the collection store, Cachemaille has forged relationships with and between a vast array of artworks as […]

Space Studio and Gallery | Studios Available

Space Studio and Gallery | Studios Available

Space Studio and Gallery, Whanganui Space Studio and Gallery is excited to announce opportunities currently in their studios… Space Studios was developed in order to further support and encourage artists, local & new to the area, by providing more opportunity to make and sell their work. They offer a yearly exhibition slot with Space at a discounted rate (exhibition […]

#keeponkimiora

#keeponkimiora

Exhibition runs from Saturday June 17 to Sunday September 3, 2017 Holt, Foyer and Alcove Galleries, Hastings City Art Gallery, In March 2017, Edith Amituanai was in Hawke’s Bay for five weeks as Hastings City Art Gallery’s first artist-in-residence, working with students at Kimi Ora Community School. The result is #keeponkimiora, presenting a series of […]

call sick | Campbell Patterson

call sick | Campbell Patterson

June 17 to October 1, 2017 Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin In this exhibition, artist Campbell Patterson wallows in the peculiar pleasure of the sick day – the kind taken when you are not actually sick. Through bodily intimacy and repetitive acts, call sick finds the spiritual in the mundane and evokes the difficulty, precarity […]

Nimble Web Workshops

Nimble Web Workshops

Learn how to create and update your own creative portfolio website in a supportive, low stress, small group environment

Nabokov's Blues: The Charmed Circle | Fiona Pardington

Nabokov's Blues: The Charmed Circle | Fiona Pardington

Opening Thursday June 22, 2017 at 6-8pm Starkwhite, Auckland The Leading Nabokov scholar, Professor Brian Boyd, will speak at 7pm Starkwhite is presenting a large new body of work by Fiona Pardington, entitled Nabokov’s Blues: The Charmed Circle. Returning from its debut at the inaugural Honolulu Biennial in early 2017, the works focus on the butterfly collections, notes and […]

Relative Reciprocity | Lonnie Hutchinson and Reuben Paterson

Relative Reciprocity | Lonnie Hutchinson and Reuben Paterson

June 24 to August 27, 2017 Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Auckland Lonnie Hutchinson and Reuben Paterson are renowned contemporaries who have each firmly embedded Māori and Polynesian world-views and visual languages into their works. This exhibition brings Hutchinson and Paterson together to explore the recurring aesthetic, political and spiritual use of light and darkness […]

This Giant Papier Mache Boulder is Actually Really Heavy (2016)

This Giant Papier Mache Boulder is Actually Really Heavy (2016)

Opening Tuesday June 27, 2017 Te Whare Hera Gallery, Wellington You are invited to join resident artist Soraya Rhofir in celebrating New Zealand’s Cult B-films with fortnightly film screenings this May and June at the Te Whare Hēra Gallery, Prow end of Clyde Quay Wharf, Wellington Harbour. This Giant Papier Mache Boulder is Actually Really Heavy […]

Exhibition | Five Lacquer Artists

Exhibition | Five Lacquer Artists

Opening July 1, 2017 at 11am Lake House Arts Centre, Auckland “The Lake House is proud to present and exhibition curated by Han Nae Kim, bringing together five Chinese Lacquer artists with special international guest Meng Hong Li celebrating the history of Chinese lacquer and its contemporary use. Han Nae Kim has over the past […]

Feeling Blue

Feeling Blue

Thursday June 29 to Thursday August 24 2017 New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Wellington The portraits in Feeling Blue feature blue in its expansive variety. Blue collars and blue scarves, blue skies and blue seas, a blue nose from the chill, the steely gaze of a career-defining blue, blue blood wrapped in a cobalt dress, a […]

A Painter on Tūrongo Street | Hiria Anderson

A Painter on Tūrongo Street | Hiria Anderson

June 30 to July 31, 2017 Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato, Hamilton “I paint the everyday lives of people in my community, paying particular attention to relationships amongst family members, intertribal relationships, politics and environments that show the nuance between culture and 21st century life. Through my genre I acknowledge the history of […]

Aeromancy | Dane Mitchell

Aeromancy | Dane Mitchell

Opening Thursday 29 June 6-8pm Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland Hopkinson Mossman is pleased to present Aeromancy, a new exhibition by Dane Mitchell. Aeromancy brings together two major bodies of work: one initated in 2003, and the other developed over the past three years. The main gallery of Hopkinson Mossman holds a single work, Sketches of Meteorological Phenomena […]

Explorations | Gaye Jurisich

Explorations | Gaye Jurisich

June 30 to July 31, 2017 Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato, Hamilton “It has become more and more obvious to me that my works are a dialogue that involves the reality of space and time, visual associations and ambiguity. My work reveals elements of the journey, the familiar becoming unfamiliar, and the known […]

Moments of Inertia | Viv Davy and Su Hendeles

Moments of Inertia | Viv Davy and Su Hendeles

June 30 to July 23, 2017 Percy Thomson Gallery, Stratford A joint exhibition between textile artist Viv Davy (Opunake) and photographer Su Hendeles (Whanganui). Viv’s work challenges our perceptions of life and encourages close inspection to interpret the many layered meanings. Su Hendeles has taken part in a vast number of exhibitions across New Zealand. […]

Senior Registrar | Waikato Museum

Senior Registrar | Waikato Museum

Closing Date: Monday July 31, 2017 Location: Hamilton Permanent – Full Time Waikato Museum, located in Hamilton New Zealand has an important new team leader role to fill. As we strive to become the best regional museum in New Zealand, we’re looking for an experienced and proven museum industry professional to join us as the Senior […]

The Ministry Mark | Antony Curtis

The Ministry Mark | Antony Curtis

June 30 to July 31, 2017 Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato, Hamilton The colour palette of Mark’s work has shifted from bright pop colours to a more mature and richer palette of burgundy, blue, grey, carbon black, bone ivory and iridescent metallic gold, copper and silver, along with a generous touch of glitter. […]

The Trial | Philip Madill

The Trial | Philip Madill

Friday June 30, 2017 at 5pm Mint Gallery, Dunedin Introducing The Trial … a collection of ten brand-new works by Dunedin-based artist Philip Madill. Bringing monochrome colour to his work with a series of chalk pastel pieces, alongside several of his signature-style graphite drawings, this exhibition is an exclusive opportunity to view Madill’s work at its very best. Combining […]

Voyage Into The Heartland | Photographic Works From the Batten Collection

June 30 to July 23, 2017 Percy Thomson Gallery, Stratford Voyage into the Heartland: Photographic Works from the Batten Collection is a new exhibition discovering the photographic works of the Batten Family from Tokaora. During the early 1930s the family set out across the North Island of New Zealand with their camera and a horse […]

Generosity | Gifts for a Gallery 

Generosity | Gifts for a Gallery 

July 1 to October 29, 2017 Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga Tauranga Art Gallery has invited former Gallery director and curator Penelope Jackson to curate an exhibition that celebrates our 10th anniversary. The exhibition features a carefully selected group of works that explore the relationships that have been fostered with significant individuals and personalities who have […]

Green Fusion | Kate Williamson

Green Fusion | Kate Williamson

Saturday July 1, 2017 12pm The Moray Gallery, Dunedin The Moray Gallery invites Artists Alliance to join with Kate for the opening of her exhibition on Saturday 1 July at 12.00 noon. Click here to RSVP

Insert Coin | Kereama Taepa

Insert Coin | Kereama Taepa

July 1 to October 29, 2017 Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga Commissioned for the Gallery’s 10th Anniversary celebrations, Papamoa-based artist, Kereama Taepa has created one of his unique graphic mash-ups inside the Tauranga Art Gallery lift. Using imagery from contemporary popular culture mixed with Māori kōwhaiwhai designs and symbols he has transformed this small space into […]

Jann Medlicott Arts Award | Tauranga & Bay of Plenty

Jann Medlicott Arts Award | Tauranga & Bay of Plenty

APPLY NOW FOR THE 2017 JANN MEDLICOTT CREATIVE ARTS AWARD The annual $2000 award is to enable a creative mind to commence or continue tertiary study toward a career in the arts. Applications open 1 July and close 14 September. Applications are made through Creative Bay of Plenty. To download an application form go to: […]

The 80s Show | Paintings from the Fletcher Trust Collection

The 80s Show | Paintings from the Fletcher Trust Collection

July 1 to October 29, 2017 Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga The 1980s represented a boom in pop culture and conspicuous consumption. It was a decade well known for neon lycra, leg warmers, pop art and the Rubik’s cube; where the American dream, thanks to Wall Street, was almost a reality and Michael Jackson and Madonna […]

Toi Mauri | Todd Cooper

Toi Mauri | Todd Cooper

Artist Talk | Saturday July 22 from 2pm – 3pm Exhibition open from Saturday July 1 to Sunday September 10 Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga Contemporary Maori Carver Toi Mauri charts an impressive 15 year career and includes works, not often viewed in public, sourced from private collections in New Zealand and overseas.

Toi Mauri | Todd Couper 

Toi Mauri | Todd Couper 

July 1 to October 29, 2017 Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga Tane – God of the Forest , Todd Couper. This will be Tauranga-based, contemporary Māori artist, Todd Couper’s first survey exhibition. It charts his impressive career over the past 15 years and includes works, not often viewed in public, sourced from private collections in New […]

Waves of your Breath | Jae Kang

Waves of your Breath | Jae Kang

July 1 to October 29, 2017 Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga For Tauranga Art Gallery, Auckland based, Korean artist Jae Kang will make a large scale, site-specific drawing on the walls of our gallery stairwell, across two levels. Kang’s practice is influenced by Dansaekhwa, also known as Tansaekhwa or monochromatic painting, which is focused on repetition […]

Willow | Sara Hughes 

Willow | Sara Hughes 

July 1 to October 29, 2017 Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga Sara Hughes, Magma, 2016. Crn Symonds Street and Mt Eden Road, Auckland. This major atrium project by Auckland-based artist Sara Hughes, known for her dynamic installations and public works, references local architecture and histories relevant to Tauranga. “I have a deep interest in the ways […]

Tom Who? The Enigma of Tom Kreisler

Tom Who? The Enigma of Tom Kreisler

Sundays until July 30 at 1 pm | Free entry Len Lye Centre Cinema, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth In association with the current exhibition Open Collection #3: Tom, a documentary about the life and art of Tom Kreisler (1938-2002). The film includes interviews with leading New Zealand artists, and has a very special connection with […]

Casual Gallery Assistant | nkb Gallery

Casual Gallery Assistant | nkb Gallery

Applications close Monday July 31 2017 This is a sole charge position. The applicant must be able to work anytime between the hours of 10am to 6pm. Apply by email to the Gallery Director Ngaire Beckman at n.beckman@xtra.co.nz. Please provide your personal details along with your latest CV. Phone: 0274871867.

Exhibition and Events | Fabulous Fibres

Exhibition and Events | Fabulous Fibres

Opening Sunday July 2, 2017 at 2pm Eltham Village Gallery, Hawera An exhibition of wearables and fibre art using traditional techniques of felting, weaving, spinning and knitting. Artworks and workshops by members of Central and South Taranaki Creative Fibre Groups. A series of free mini-workshops are offered: Saturday 8 July – Felting Tuesday 11 July – […]

Group Show | Elements

Opening July 3, 2017 Quirky fox, Hawera Part of Quirky Fox’s fifth birthday celebrations, Elements showcases the work of 26 emerging and established artists. Each of the participating artists were provided with a platform on which they could create their work resulting in an eclectic exhibition with various styles, mediums and subjects showcased. Consisting of […]

Opening Celebration | 25 Years of Winners

Opening Celebration | 25 Years of Winners

Opening July 3, 2017 at 6-8pm Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre, Auckland TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre invites you to the opening of “25 Years of Winners: The Wallace Art Awards Paramount Winners 1992-2016” This exhibition celebrates the past twenty-five Paramount Award Winners with an exhibition of the winning works at the Pah […]

TUTORS | Visual Arts tutors

TUTORS | Visual Arts tutors

Closing date: Sunday December 31 Seeking confident tutors to be part of the Incubator’s Art learning space – The Artery Confident, experienced tutors with own database and followers – The Incubator practices a ‘DIT’ Do it together philosophy to create a cohesive art community. Classes can be self managed or managed by the Incubator team- […]

Mercury Bay Art Escape | CALL FOR NEW ARTIST MEMBERS

Mercury Bay Art Escape | CALL FOR NEW ARTIST MEMBERS

The Mercury Bay Art Escape Trust welcomes submissions from artists and art groups connected to the Mercury Bay region. If you are interested in becoming member of the Mercury Bay Art Escape go to http://www.mercurybay-artescape.com/artistapplications to find out more or to fill in the online application form. Applications close on 31 July 2017.  

Crystallism | Peter Collis

Crystallism | Peter Collis

Wednesday July 5, 2017 at 5:30pm Form Gallery, Christchurch New Zealander Peter Collis has worked with clay nearly all of his life; the main focus of his work has been the handling of shape and surface. Collis is a highly skilled thrower and a leader in technical aspects – he creates pure form vessels, which he […]

Fulbright-Wallace Arts Trust Award

Fulbright-Wallace Arts Trust Award

Closing date: Tuesday July 25, 2017 The Fulbright-Wallace Arts Trust Award is for an outstanding mid-career or senior New Zealand visual artist to undertake a ten week residency at Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, California. One award valued at US$24,000 is granted each year, towards a ten week artist residency. This award is […]

Inside Worlds | Danielle Creenaune, Jacqueline Aust and Marci Tackett

Inside Worlds | Danielle Creenaune, Jacqueline Aust and Marci Tackett

Opening Wednesday 5 July from 5.30 to 7.00pm Exhibition runs from Wednesday 5 July to Saturday 5 August, 2017 Solander Gallery, Wellington Danielle Creenaune (Barcelona): Our experience of landscape is spatial and the sensations we feel go beyond what is seen visually. My work explores the dialogue between how landscape is seen, how it is perceived […]

Samuel Jackson | Big Sacred Technologies

Samuel Jackson | Big Sacred Technologies

Opening preview | Tuesday 4 July, 5:30pm Wednesday July 5 – Saturday July 29 2017 Artist talk | Wednesday 5 July, 12pm Blue Oyster Art Project Space, Dunedin Click here to join Facebook event Free to attend, all welcome Big Sacred Technologies, a new solo exhibition by Wellington-based artist Samuel Jackson, seeks to consecrate objects and […]

Infinities | Tony Lane

Infinities | Tony Lane

Thursday July 6, 2017 at 6:30pm Black Asterisk, Auckland You are cordially invited to the opening event of Tony Lane’s new exhibition ‘Infinities’, Thursday July 6th, from 6.30pm. The exhibition runs until July 26th. See you Thursday night at The Asterisk!

LANDSCAPE 2017

LANDSCAPE 2017

Opening Thursday July 6, 5:30pm On from Thursday July 6 to Monday July 31, 2017 Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington Join us from 5:30pm on Thursday 6 July to view this incredible group exhibition and meet many of the artists. LANDSCAPE 2017 features work from: Mark Adams Rita Angus Derek Cowie Paul Dibble Andrew Drummond Dick […]

Bob Jahnke | ATA – a third reflection

Bob Jahnke | ATA – a third reflection

Friday July 7 – Sunday August 27, 2017 Waikato Museum, Hamilton ‘Ata’ in te reo Maaori means reflection, form, light and shadow, but also refers to the act of deliberation. Professor Bob Jahnke’s ATA explores Maaori creation narratives and prophetic imagery through light and reflection. This new body of wall-mounted and free-standing installation works explores reflection […]

Garry Currin | The Light of One Day

Garry Currin | The Light of One Day

Friday July 7 to Wednesday August 2 Milford Galleries, Queenstown Garry Currin is an impressive painter of intangible, evocative dreamscapes. The worlds he presents lie on that plane between the real and the imaginary; a world caught changing out of the corner of an eye, the world fleetingly noticed as we pass by in a […]

Leadership Roles | Christchurch/Canterbury

Leadership Roles | Christchurch/Canterbury

Applications close Sunday July 23, 2017 Christchurch Based Exciting Opportunity Delivering Key Projects and Activities The Arts Centre of Christchurch is one of the most significant clusters of heritage buildings in New Zealand. Once the site of the University of Canterbury, the 2011 earthquakes saw 22 of the 23 buildings close.  Work is now well […]

Take off your shoes | Irreplaceable

Take off your shoes | Irreplaceable

Friday July 7 to Friday July 28, 2017 gallery thirty three, Wanaka gallery thirty three is delighted to present new paintings from Kirsty Warman: Take off your shoes and a new series of ceramic works from Julie Collis: Irreplaceable.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Friday July 7 to Sunday December 3, 2017 Special Exhibitions Hall, Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland Discover the beauty and intrigue of our natural environments and their inhabitants through large-scale photographs of breathtaking wildlife from around the globe. This ever-popular exhibition returns exclusively to the Museum direct from the Natural History Museum in London, with […]

Rainbows

Rainbows

Opening Saturday July 8 from 4 – 6pm On from Saturday 8 July to Sunday 6 August, 2017 The artists in conversation on Sunday July 9 at 12pm The Vivian Gallery, Matakana Billy Apple, New York 1965 Andrew Martin, Matakana 2016

DRAWINGS 2017

DRAWINGS 2017

Opening event Sunday 9 July at 4pm Meet the artists Sunday July 30 at 3pm Open Monday July 10 to Sunday July 30, 2017 Northart, Auckland Northart’s annual drawing exhibition always generates interest and even some debate, over the true definition of the process and when a drawing might be more accurately described as a […]

For Sale | Printing Press No Categories

For Sale | Printing Press

This fine art printing press was constructed at the Whanganui Quay School of the Arts in 1999. It is a substantial press, the flat bed is approximately 780mm x 1600mm. Excellent for printing etchings, dry point, mezzotint, collagraph, monotype and woodblock, especially large scale works (A1). The press has been in storage for several years and […]

Points of Exchange: Publishing & Creative Practice | Wellington

Points of Exchange: Publishing & Creative Practice | Wellington

Entries close at 5pm on Friday July 28, 2017 Workshop held at 11am on Friday September 1, 2017 To coincide with the third Enjoy Art Book Fair, Enjoy Public Art Gallery will present a one-day workshop with sessions led by Matthew Galloway, Louise Menzies and Hapori (Sorawit Songsataya and Ayesha Green). Each session will consider […]

Proposals | Light Nelson 2018

Proposals | Light Nelson 2018

Proposals must be received by Saturday October 7, 2017. Light Nelson is a walk in the dark and a celebration of light. We are looking for both large and small scale installations to participate in the Nelson-based event in July 2018. Light Nelson will be primarily located in the Queen’s Gardens and Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology […]

Roger Boyce | School of Harm

Roger Boyce | School of Harm

Exhibition opening with the artist on Wednesday July 12, from 5:30 – 7pm Open Wednesday July 12 to Saturday 29 July, 2017 {Suite} Gallery, Wellington

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Opening Thursday July 13, 5.30pm to 8pm Open Friday July 14 to Saturday August 12, 2017 captcha, Auckland New works by Jasper Owen and Ronan Lee

blush

blush

Opening Friday July 14 at 6pm Show open from Friday July 14 to Saturday August 12 State gallery, Auckland Please join us for the opening of Auckland’s newest artist run gallery space: State Our inaugural show titled… blush Show will feature works by Sinead Marsh and Michael Greaves

Call for Proposals  - Artweek 2017 - There's an artist in the office!

Call for Proposals - Artweek 2017 - There's an artist in the office!

Artists Alliance is giving an artist (or artists) free reign over our office space for an exhibition/ project during Artweek. To do this we’re running an open call for proposals. What better way for us to provide support and opportunities for visual artists in Aotearoa, then handing over our conveniently located venue during the busiest […]

Elizabeth Thomson  |  Invitation to openness

Elizabeth Thomson | Invitation to openness

Private view Thursday 13 July from 6-8pm Friday July 14 – Saturday August 12, 2017 Two Rooms, Auckland Two Rooms presents a new iteration of Elizabeth Thomson’s ambitious site-specific installation, An Invitation to Openness, originally exhibited in 2014 at the Dowse Art Museum and the first time to be seen in Auckland since touring nationally. […]

Roger Mortimer | Dilemma Hill

Roger Mortimer | Dilemma Hill

Exhibition opening: Friday July 14, 5.30pm. Opening speaker: Mark Hutchins-Pond, Contemporary Art Curator, PĀTAKA Art + Museum Open from Friday July 14 to Saturday September 2, 2017 Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland Roger Mortimer has been described as ‘a contemporary visual mythologist’. His paintings portray beauty and barbarity, warning of the eternal perils of the human […]

Selina Foote  |  The Pink Morning

Selina Foote | The Pink Morning

Friday July 14 to Saturday August 12, 2017 Two Rooms, Auckland The Pink Morning, an exhibition of new paintings by Selina Foote, references the 1874 work ‘La Matinee Rose’, by Eva Gonzalez. Foote has used reproductions of historic portraits as source material from which geometric shapes and palettes are gleaned to inform new abstract paintings. […]

The BSR Wallace New Zealand Residence Award

The BSR Wallace New Zealand Residence Award

Applications for the BSR Wallace New Zealand Residence Award close at 5pm on Tuesday July 25 2017. The Wallace Arts Trust is pleased to announce its co-sponsorship of a new Residency for New Zealand artists in collaboration with the British School at Rome. The Residency is an initiative driven by independent working artists and is designed […]

WITNESS

WITNESS

Exhibition opening: Friday July 14, 5.30pm. Opening speaker: Deborah Lawler-Dormer Exhibition open from Friday July 14 to Saturday July 29, 2017 Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland WITNESS is designed as a self-simulated avatar, modelled on the artist. This character, which is a biomimetic autonomous animation, invites the participant to entangle, in the moment, in liveliness and […]

Call for proposals | CIRCUIT | Masons Screen

Call for proposals | CIRCUIT | Masons Screen

Proposals due on Thursday 27 July, 2017. Artists are invited to submit proposals for Masons Screen, a 24 hour public screen for artist’s video in Wellington. Supported by Wellington City Council and programmed by CIRCUIT, Masons Screen is located between the Terrace and Lambton Quay, and draws a daily audience of several thousand commuters. Three […]

Graham Hall | Handscape

Graham Hall | Handscape

Opening Saturday July 15 at 5.30pm Open from Saturday July 15 to Friday July 28 Space Studio and Gallery, Whanganui “To every people the land is given on condition. Perceived or not, there is a Covenant, beyond the constitution, beyond sovereign guarantee, beyond the nation’s sweetest dreams of itself.” -Leonard Cohen The relationship between people […]

Lisa Reihana | Extrait d'Image

Lisa Reihana | Extrait d'Image

Saturday July 15 to Wednesday August 9. 2017 Milford Galleries, Dunedin The still images in Extrait d’Image are moments in time chosen by Lisa Reihana from her acclaimed video work In Pursuit of Venus [infected], which was reimagined for Emissaries, New Zealand’s pavilion at the 2017 Venice Biennale. Reihana confronts colonial narratives with a critical eye and re-presents the […]

ModCon

ModCon

Saturday July 15 to Wednesday August 9, 2017 Milford Galleries, Dunedin ModCon considers how the works of selected senior artists fit into a canon of New Zealand Modernism. Juxtaposed with this are works from contemporary artists whose practices interrogate the ways in which paint and sculpture can simultaneously illustrate and subvert the fundamental elements of their […]

Solid Air | Group Exhibition

Solid Air | Group Exhibition

Open from Saturday July 15 to Monday July 31, 2017 nkb Gallery, Auckland Brad Bannan, Michael Dell, Des Helmore, Adrian Jackman, Russell Jackson and Paul Woodruffe. Solid Air features new works from gallery artists – as well as early and unseen work by Des Helmore.

Annabel Menzies-Joyce | Unless

Annabel Menzies-Joyce | Unless

Opening Sunday July 16 at 2pm Sunday July 16 to Sunday September 10, 2017 Ashburton Art Gallery, Ashburton The artist will be in attendance and will present a floor talk following the formalities.

Call out for new artists to exhibit at the Depot Artspace!

Call out for new artists to exhibit at the Depot Artspace!

The Depot Artspace in Devonport is looking for new artists to exhibit in our Pocket Gallery, a curated retail space which showcasing high-quality, original art, craft and design. As the name suggests, our focus is on small objects at affordable prices and the Depot is keen to discover and engage diverse new works from more […]

Depot Artspace | Opportunity for full Gallery hire!

Depot Artspace | Opportunity for full Gallery hire!

We are inviting artists and other creative ventures interested in hiring the Depot Galleries at the Depot Artspace in Devonport from 23 December, 2017 through to 21 January, 2018 to get in touch with your ideas! This is a unique opportunity over a significant holiday period in a vibrant community, for an artist or group […]

PACIFIC RAINFOREST | FATU FEU'U

PACIFIC RAINFOREST | FATU FEU'U

Opening Tuesday July 18 from 5.30pm – 7.30pm Exhibition open from Tuesday July 18 to Saturday August 5, 2017 Chambers Art Gallery, Christchurch

Call for 2018 Proposals | Enjoy Public Art Gallery

Call for 2018 Proposals | Enjoy Public Art Gallery

Our Call for 2018 Proposals is now open Applications close Sunday August 20 2017  Enjoy Public Art Gallery is now calling for proposals for our 2018 programme. As an independent art space dedicated to experimental and non-commercial work, we are seeking a diverse range of project proposals that are rigorous and explorative in nature. We […]

Call for new Proposals and Submissions | Art at Wharepuke

Call for new Proposals and Submissions | Art at Wharepuke

Deadline for submissions and proposals is Friday September 29, 2017 at 5pm We are seeking new proposals and submissions for the 2017 spring season to coincide with the installation of a new permanent sculpture by Regan Gentry. Regan is our first Wharepuke/Dalton Trust Artist in Residence. He has a very exciting proposal and will be making his […]

Collection Manager Taonga Maori | Auckland Museum

Collection Manager Taonga Maori | Auckland Museum

Applications close Sunday July 30 2017  Tamaki Paenga Hira: Tui tui hono tangata, whenua me te moana. Ko Tamaki Paenga Hira, hewaengarahi ake, he ngakau mahaki mo te kaitiakitanga taonga pu korero, pakiwaitara, korero tipua ano hoki mai i nga kai para korero. Auckland Museum is a much-loved organisation at the centre of Auckland’s identity, […]

Collections Photographer | Te Awe Project | Auckland Museum

Collections Photographer | Te Awe Project | Auckland Museum

Applications close Sunday July 23 at 5.00pm Auckland Museum is a much-loved organisation at the centre of Auckland’s identity, committed to outstanding management of its extensive collections and the permanent and volunteer staff who tell the Museum’s stories. An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated Collection Photographer to join the Museum on a 2 […]

Entries | Emerging Artist Award

Entries | Emerging Artist Award

Entries close 4pm Monday August 7, 2017 The Upstairs Gallery, Auckland Entries for The Upstairs Gallery’s 2017 Emerging Artist Award close at 4pm Monday August 7. This year we have 3 outstanding prize packages up for grabs for the emerging artist still trying to find their way in  the art world. Grab an entry form in […]

Figure and Space | 5 day workshop in Hamilton

Figure and Space | 5 day workshop in Hamilton

Monday November 27 to Friday December 1, 2017 | Arcenio Martin Campos Hamilton Join American contemporary figurative painter Arcenio Martin Campos in exploring the connection between figure and space in this 5 day dynamic and thought provoking workshop.Martin is adjunct Professor at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine arts and teaches plein air and figurative drawing and […]

Gallery Assistant | Sarjeant Gallery

Gallery Assistant | Sarjeant Gallery

Applications close on Sunday August 13, 2017 Permanent Part Time (14hrs per week) Built in 1919, the stunning Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui is one of New Zealand’s oldest purpose-built galleries. Now temporarily housed at Sarjeant on the Quay – 38 Taupo Quay, the Sarjeant is home to one of this country’s most significant art collections and is unrivalled in the regions. We are looking for people who are passionate […]

Shift | Donna-Marie Patterson & Kay Hunter

Shift | Donna-Marie Patterson & Kay Hunter

Exhibition runs from Wednesday July 19 to Saturday August 12, 2017 City Art Depot, Christchurch New works by local artists exploring differing perspectives on mark-making and expression.

Tauranga Zine Fest | Call For Submissions

Tauranga Zine Fest | Call For Submissions

Saturday August 26 from 10am – 3pm Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga If you’re an artist, poet, lover, dreamer, writer, bookmaker, designer, cat lover, truck driver, neon fancier, cartoonist, student, creator and everything in between then the Tauranga Zinefest is for you. Email taurangazinefest@gmail.com to register your interest. Please note there is a $5 stall fee. If […]

What Did the Magpie Tell You?

What Did the Magpie Tell You?

Closing event Wednesday August 9 at 5pm Exhibition open Wednesday July 19 to Wednesday August 9, 2017 Ilam Campus Gallery, Block 2, The University of Canterbury, Christchurch Student Series 2017 Curated by Phoebe Hinchliff & Luke Shaw Since long ago oral lore has been the primary tool used for conversing, learning, and retaining information. Experiences […]

Auckland City Mission Pop-up Exhibition

Auckland City Mission Pop-up Exhibition

Exhibition runs from Thursday July 20 to Thursday August 10, 2017 Sidewalk Gallery, Studio One Toi Tū, Auckland Celebrating diversity this exhibition provides insight into the experiences and perceptions of some of Auckland’s most marginalised inner city, art practitioners. Featuring Auckland City Mission artists Martin Rawiri, Brendan S. Greening and Paul Martin. All artworks are […]

Neil Dawson | ON REFLECTION

Neil Dawson | ON REFLECTION

Opening Thursday July 20, 5.30-7.30pm Open from Thursday July 20 to Sunday August 20, 2017 The Central Art Gallery, The Arts Centre, Christchurch

Studio One Toi Tū Residents' Exhibitions | Plants and People

Studio One Toi Tū Residents' Exhibitions | Plants and People

Opening Wednesday July 19 at 5pm Exhibitions run from Thursday July 20 to Thursday August 10, 2017 Main Galleries, Studio One Toi Tū, Auckland Tuafale Tanoa’i aka Linda T., Erin Forsyth, Alma Proença and Vanessa York Our four artists in residence have spent the past nine months developing their individual practices including ceramics, natural perfumery, documentary […]

Thoughts on Secrecy | Ruth Ige and Ammon Ngakuru

Thoughts on Secrecy | Ruth Ige and Ammon Ngakuru

Opening Wednesday July 19 at 6pm Open from Thursday July 20 to Saturday August 12, 2017 RM Gallery, Auckland An exhibition of new work resulting from a conversation between Ruth Ige and Ammon Ngakuru. Ruth Ige deals with the black body in relation to space, place, presence and belonging. She is interested in creating spaces […]

Call for Whau Creative Proposals

Call for Whau Creative Proposals

The call for proposals closes 9am Monday August 21, 2017. Do you have an idea for a creative project or event that you’d like to make happen in the Whau local board area between October 2017 and July 2018? Whau Community Arts Broker is excited to be opening their annual call for creative proposals. Every […]

Concrete is as Concrete Doesn't | John Vea

Concrete is as Concrete Doesn't | John Vea

Opening Thursday July 20 from 6 – 8pm Open from Friday July 21 – Sunday September 3, 2017 Round table discussion with artist and curator | Saturday August 19 from 11am – 12pm Corban Estate Arts Centre, Auckland This new exhibition by John Vea critiques Western society’s preoccupation with putting up artificial barriers between people […]

STRATA | Mary McFarlane and James Robinson

STRATA | Mary McFarlane and James Robinson

Opening Friday July 21 from 5pm Exhibition open from Friday July 21 to Thursday August 10, 2017 Mint Gallery, Dunedin The complementary but individual styles of prominent local artists, James Robinson and Mary McFarlane, converge in STRATA. Mary McFarlane presents a selection of her amazing “concretion” sculpture works, and James returns with an epic paperwork installation.  Both […]

The 45th Landlord

The 45th Landlord

Opening Thursday July 20, from 6 – 8pm Open Friday July 21 to Sunday September 3, 2017 Public Programme: The Art of Protest | Saturday August 12, from 10.30am – 12pm Corban Estate Arts Centre, Auckland With contributions from: 281 Anti-nuke, Michael Duffy, MoMA, Tim O’Brien, Pussyhat project, and Spatula&Barcode Throughout history artists have created […]

Kotahitanga

Kotahitanga

Opening Friday July 21 from 6pm – 7.30pm | Karakia at 6pm Exhibition on view from Saturday July 22 to Sunday August 13 The Upstairs Gallery, Auckland A celebration of Māori visual art. We are extremely excited and honoured to present a collaborative exhibition of 18 Māori artists. Natasha Smyser a recent graduate from Te […]

Loveliness extreme

Loveliness extreme

Open from Saturday July 22 to Sunday October 22, 2017 Artists talk on Saturday July 22 2017 at 1pm Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin Formed around and within a new architectural work by contemporary artist Charlotte Drayton, and using works from the DPAG permanent collection, Loveliness extreme considers the processes and politics by which spaces, symbols […]

Marie Shannon | Rooms found only in the home

Marie Shannon | Rooms found only in the home

Open from Saturday July 22 to Monday October 23, 2017 Artists talk on Saturday 22 July 2017 at 1pm Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin This exhibition considers the intersecting spheres of Shannon’s practice, seen through works drawn largely from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery collection and the artist’s archive.  Bringing together works from the early 1980s through […]

Still, Like Air, I'll Rise

Still, Like Air, I'll Rise

Exhibition preview on Friday July 21 at 5.30pm Curator Talk with Abby Cunnane, Acting Director ST PAUL St Gallery | Saturday July 29, 2pm Exhibition runs from Saturday July 22 to Sunday August 27, 2017 The Physics Room, Christchurch Hannah Brontë, Skawennati, Esther Ige, Lisa Reihana, Salote Tawale, Leafa Wilson & Olga Krause An exhibition developed […]

The Tomorrow People

The Tomorrow People

Opening Friday July 21 at 6pm Open Saturday July 22 to Sunday October 1 Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi The Tomorrow People is an exercise in future-oriented thinking. Curated by Christina Barton, Stephen Cleland & Simon Gennard, the exhibition brings together a selection of works from an emerging generation of artists that offer urgent, […]

Popular Social Mechanics

Popular Social Mechanics

Opening Monday July 24 at 6pm Monday July 24 2017 to Saturday August 26, 2017 Lake House Arts Centre, Auckland Popular Social Mechanics is an on-going and participatory image installation by Sam Melser. Sam is a Devonport resident, who recently returned home to New Zealand after almost 20 years living in Europe. He has exhibited […]

Contortion | Bettina Van Hulle

Contortion | Bettina Van Hulle

Opening on Tuesday July 25 2017 at 5.30pm Exhibition open Tuesday July 25 to Sunday July 30, 2017 from 10:40am to 4:00pm Potocki Paterson Gallery, Wellington Contemporary jewellery exhibition by Bettina Van Hulle

inFORM

inFORM

Tuesday July 25 to Saturday August 12, 2017 Whitespace, Auckland inFORM presents the work of nine outstanding New Zealand sculptors working with a variety of materials from traditional bronze, wax, steel and clay to forged iron and found objects. Includes: Graham Bennett, Bing Dawe, Madeleine Child, Lauren Lysaght, Nic Moon, Julie Ross, Nate Savill, Jeff […]

Ornamentation and Abstraction | Rozana Lee

Ornamentation and Abstraction | Rozana Lee

Opening night 25 July, 5.30-7.30pm Exhibition on from Tuesday July 25 to Sunday August 6, 2017 Sanderson Contemporary Gallery, Auckland This exhibition offers a conversation about visuality, ornamentation, and abstraction. It traces the relevance of ornament to abstraction instead of setting them at odds. The collaged fabrics in the paintings serve as the artist’s composition […]

Pony Play | ZK Steiner-Fox

Pony Play | ZK Steiner-Fox

Opening Tuesday July 25 at 5.30pm Window Gallery, Auckland Queer phenomenologies are seldom represented in film beyond narratives of trauma and/or sexual awakening. As it stands, expanded queer experience struggles to be portrayed authentically in moving-image as, historically, these identities were not considered during film’s development and formation. In order to create space for representation […]

Shaping Up

Shaping Up

Preview Saturday July 22 from 2 – 4pm Open from Tuesday July 25 to Saturday August 19, 2017 Antoinette Godkin Art House, Auckland Andrew Rankin, Bonco, Clare Gemima, Josh Hamilton & Monica Kwon Curated by Stellar Kim

Antonio Murado | New Works

Antonio Murado | New Works

Exhibition open from Wednesday July 26 to Saturday August 19, 2017 Gow Langsford Gallery, Kitchener Street, Auckland Spanish born painter Antonio Murado continually pushes the boundaries with his painting techniques. While a brush upon canvas may be the preferred method by many, Murado employs the acts of scraping, blowing, peeling and corroding his mediums in […]

George Watson | anxious garden

George Watson | anxious garden

Opening on Wednesday July 26 at 5.30pm Exhibition open from Thursday July 27 ­to Sunday August 26, 2017 Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington Enjoy is pleased to present an exhibition of new work by George Watson, accompanied by a text by Anna Rankin to be released on opening night.

Hannah Valentine | Flex

Hannah Valentine | Flex

Open Wednesday July 26 to Thursday September 14, 2017 Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Auckland  Tactile bronze forms lay at rest as potential sites of action. Hannah Valentine’s Flex engages with the zone of the gym and the way we construct and understand our bodies, using forms reminiscent of exercise equipment to explore modes of sensory engagement […]

Jono Rotman | Matériel

Jono Rotman | Matériel

Opening event Saturday July 29, 11am-1pm Exhibition open from Wednesday July 26 to Saturday August 19, 2017 Gow Langsford Gallery, Lorne Street, Auckland America based, New Zealand born photographer Jono Rotman returns to Gow Langsford Gallery for his third solo exhibition Matériel, following on from his controversial Mongrel Mob Portrait series. Using large format photography, Matériel explores the politically and culturally […]

Knowing my fate is to be with you | Sam Mitchell + Gavin Hurley

Knowing my fate is to be with you | Sam Mitchell + Gavin Hurley

Opening Wednesday July 26, 5.30-7.30pm Exhibition open from Wednesday July 26 to August 19 2017 Bartley + Company Art, Wellington While Sam Mitchell and Gavin Hurley have frequently shown together, a collaborative exhibition is a much rarer event and we are delighted to present their first collaborative exhibition in Wellington in a decade. Here they […]

Koji Ryui | Echoer

Koji Ryui | Echoer

Preview Wednesday July 26 at 6–8pm Open from Wednesday July 26 to Saturday August 26, 2017 Michael Lett, Auckland

Call For Applications | The Performance Arcade 2018

Call For Applications | The Performance Arcade 2018

Applications close July 28, 2017 at 5pm The Performance Arcade announces its open call to artists from New Zealand and around the world for its 2018 programme of works (23 February – 4 March). This annual exhibition and programme of events located on Wellington Waterfront is recognized as an important platform for live art, with eight […]

Horizons | Poppy Lekner

Horizons | Poppy Lekner

Friday July 28 to Saturday August 19 Toi Pōneke Gallery, Wellington Poppy Lekner’s exhibition Horizons uses camera-less photography to playfully question scientific approaches to photography and documentation. Her delicate sungrams turn commonplace objects into bewildering abstract imagery. Image: Poppy Lekner Untitled (detail) sungram of shadows cast on resin coated matte photographic paper

Storm Channels

Storm Channels

Friday July 28 at 5.30pm to Sunday July 30 at 9pm, 2017 XXX/YYY, DIRT, The Manor, None, The Anteroom and SDL; Dunedin Storm Channels is a series of contemporary art projects throughout six Dunedin Artist-Run Initiatives (ARIs). Each ARI brings their own network of national and international artists, curators and writers that together form a diverse, […]

Workshop | Traces

Workshop | Traces

Fridays July 28 to August 25 at 10am-1pm Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Auckland Over five weeks, this class offers innovative ways of working with paper, card, plaster, and unfired clay to create a series of unique sculptural forms inspired by museum collections. Emphasis will be on integrating different media together to create a small […]

2017 National Contemporary Art Award Finalists

2017 National Contemporary Art Award Finalists

Exhibition on from July 29 to November 5, 2017 Waikato Museum, Hamilton Free entry This is the 18th year of the National Contemporary Art Award (NCAA) which launched in 2000. This year’s award is judged by the Director of Wellington’s City Gallery, Elizabeth Caldwell, and is managed by Waikato Museum. The winner of the 2016 […]

Ground Hum | Jordan Davey-Emms

Ground Hum | Jordan Davey-Emms

Opening Friday July 28 at 5.30pm Artist Talk | Saturday July 29,10:30-11.30am Exhibition open Saturday July 29 to Sunday September 10, 2017 Whakatāne Community Board Gallery, Te Kōputu a te whanga a Toi, Whakatāne As bodies in the world, we are swimming in fragments. We know moments of connection and linkage. But also the lurch and stutter of dislocation, […]

The Asia-Pacific Century: Part Two

The Asia-Pacific Century: Part Two

Saturday July 29 to Sunday October 1, 2017 Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Auckland Over the next twenty years, Aotearoa’s Māori, Asian, and Pacific populations will grow to make up over 50% of the total population.* The Asia-Pacific Century is an ongoing project that responds to this shift. It is dedicated to collectively working through the questions […]

Visual Expressions

Visual Expressions

Opening Friday July 28 at 5.30pm Exhibition open from Saturday July 29 to Sunday October 15, 2017 Sheaff Family Gallery, Te Kōputu a te whanga a Toi, Whakatāne Visual Expressions is a new exhibition showcasing selected works by members of the Whakatāne Society of Arts and Crafts. Originally formed in 1960 as the ’Form & Colour Group’ to promote local arts […]

SUNDAY AT EARTHSKIN

SUNDAY AT EARTHSKIN

Sunday July 30, 2017 at 2pm 
Earthskin, Auckland With artist in residence Wesley Berg. “I will be exhibiting the drawings made here during my stay at Earthskin. The small ink drawings focus mostly on my work involving wolf imagery – which I use as a springboard for depicting tension, elegance, balance, calm, and sombre beauty. […]

Arts Grants Opportunity | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Arts Grants Opportunity | Asia New Zealand Foundation

The Foundation now offers two categories of arts grants: Contestable arts grants Festival/major event fund. This round of arts grants closes 31 July. Festival/major event fund Two grants of up to $5,000 each per grant round to bring international artists, performers, speakers etc who work in an Asian context to participate in the event. Open […]

AK•75-85 | The Music Of Murray Cammick

AK•75-85 | The Music Of Murray Cammick

Exhibition open Tuesday August 1 to Tuesday August 22, 2017 Artist Talk | Saturday August 5, 2.30pm Black Asterisk, Auckland After the success of the 2016 Flash Cars show, Murray Cammick returns to Black Asterisk with a selection of music images, ‘AK•75-85’. Once again Cammick is exhibiting limited edition, silver-gelatin prints. When Cammick co-founded the seminal music […]

Rough Rough | Soraya Rhofir

Rough Rough | Soraya Rhofir

Opening August 1 at 5.30pm Wednesday August 2 to Friday August 25 The Engine Room, Block 1 Massey University, Wellington Rough Rough is a set of new works inspired by French artist Soraya Rhofir’s 7-month residency in Wellington at Te Whare Hēra. With a practice based in collage, clip art, and immersive installation, Rhofir reinterprets elements of New Zealand […]

BLOWOUT | Ina Arraoui

BLOWOUT | Ina Arraoui

Opening on Friday August 4, 6 – 9pm On from Friday August 4 to Monday August 14, 2017 Endemicworld, Auckland

lei-pā

lei-pā

Opening Thursday August 3 at 5.30pm Friday August 4 to Friday September 8, 2017 ST PAUL St Galleries One and Two, Auckland Darcell Apelu, Sione Monu, Kerry Ann Lee, LI Liao, LI Jinghu, LIU Weiwei, Natalie Robertson, HUANG Songhao, Salome Tanuvasa, Angela Tiatia, Vaimaila Urale Curated by Lana Lopesi and Ahilapalapa Rands Food is inherently political: […]

Anya Sinclair | Forest Lives

Anya Sinclair | Forest Lives

Opening Saturday August 5 at 2pm Saturday August 5 to Sunday September 24, 2017 Ashburton Art Gallery, Ashburton Join Dunedin based painter Anya Sinclair to celebrate the opening of her new exhibition Forest Lives. The artist will be in attendance and will present a floor talk following the formalities.

Workshop | Portraits 

Workshop | Portraits 

August 5 and 6, 2017 at 10am-4pm Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Auckland Join portrait artist Zarahn Southon in a fun and informative investigation of portraiture. Over two days, draw from a life model and learn about proportion, tone, structure and light. Explore portraiture traditions while discovering more about contemporary styles and approaches. This workshop […]

Call for Entries | Rotorua Museum Art Awards

Call for Entries | Rotorua Museum Art Awards

Entries close August 11, 2017 at 5pm Rotorua Museum is pleased to announce the Rotorua Museum Art Awards 2017 and is calling for entries from Bay of Plenty artists. The awards include: $10,000    Rotorua Museum Supreme Award $1,000      Friends of Rotorua Museum Emerging Artist Award $1,000      Toi Ohomai Innovation in Art Award $500 x2    2 x More FM People’s […]

Drawings 1960 – 70 | Susan Te Kahurangi King

Drawings 1960 – 70 | Susan Te Kahurangi King

Opening August 11, 2017 Robert Heald Gallery, Wellington Robert Heald Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition by the internationally celebrated New Zealand outsider artist Susan Te Kahurangi King, Drawings 1960 – 70, opening 11 August and closing 2 September 2017.Born 1951, Susan Te Kahurangi King is a self-taught or ‘outsider’ artist who stopped speaking […]

Land Girls and Lifesavers

Land Girls and Lifesavers

Friday August 11 to Tuesday August 29, 2017 Yvonne Rust Gallery, Quarry Arts Centre, Whangarei The Yvonne Rust Gallery at the Quarry Arts Centre will be exhibiting Land girls and Lifesavers, from 11 August through until 29 August by Sally Spicer. Spicer has created paintings and prints that observe the varied lives and contributions of […]

Workshop | Drawing with Susan Te Kahurangi King

Workshop | Drawing with Susan Te Kahurangi King

Saturday August 12, 2017 at 2pm Robert Heald Gallery, Wellington The exhibition will also be accompanied by the event Drawing with Susan on Saturday 12 August at 2pm. This workshop allows visitors to join Susan in a drawing workshop and offers a unique opportunity to witness the artist at work.

Artist-in-residence programme | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Artist-in-residence programme | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Asia New Zealand Foundation is calling for applications for its artist in residence programmes to take place throughout Asia in 2018. Successful candidates will live and work in Asia at prestigious residency organisations for three months, and will have the opportunity to meet and work with other international artists and curators. Applications close 5pm, 14 […]

Ipu ki uta, ihu ki tai: ST PAUL St Symposium 2017

Ipu ki uta, ihu ki tai: ST PAUL St Symposium 2017

KEYNOTE Dr Carl Te Hira Mika Thursday August 17 2017, at 5.30pm WA224 Conference Centre, AUT University, 55 Wellesley Street, Auckland Free WĀNANGA Friday August 18 to Saturday August 19, 2017 Makaurau Marae, 8 Ruaiti Road, Māngere $60 Waged, $30 Unwaged * To attend the wānanga, you must also attend the keynote lecture. If the cost […]

The Cold Islanders

The Cold Islanders

Saturday August 26 to Sunday December 3, 2017 Waikato Museum, Hamilton The physical adjustment to the cold winters of Aotearoa would have been difficult for Maaori, equally so for the second wave of Pacific migrants on arrival here. The artists in this exhibition trawl their oceans within through dreams, grandparents’ watery memories and droplets of […]

CIRCUIT Symposium 2017 | The Thickness of Cinema

CIRCUIT Symposium 2017 | The Thickness of Cinema

Saturday August 26 2017, 10am – 4pm Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch CIRCUIT is proud to announce The Thickness of Cinema, a one day symposium exploring cinema’s sensorial capabilities and notions of embodiment and experience, presented by CIRCUIT at Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu on Saturday 26 August 10-4pm. With support from Creative New Zealand, […]

Character Development for Children's Book Illustration | Selwyn Community Education

Character Development for Children's Book Illustration | Selwyn Community Education

Saturday September 2 and Sunday September 3, 2017 Selwyn College Join Sandra Morris and learn techniques to create and develop your very own storybook characters. Learn drawing techniques that will have your characters running, jumping and leaping right off the page. Suitable for those with basic drawing ability. Outline: an introduction to picture books – where […]

Pop Up Mobile Gallery | Arthouse Revolution

Pop Up Mobile Gallery | Arthouse Revolution

Arthouse Revolution is a free community based project, showcasing the work of local amateur artists. A pop-up gallery that travels the country, exhibiting art, by the people, for the people. Some of our most talented local artists don’t have an outlet, or never make it into our galleries because of the costs associated with securing […]