The 28th Annual Wallace Art Awards 2019
Sep
3
to Nov 10

The 28th Annual Wallace Art Awards 2019

3 September – 10 November
Ground floor galleries

The Winners for 2019 have been announced!

The annual Wallace Art Awards profile outstanding examples of contemporary New Zealand art. The aim of these important awards, with $275,000 in prizes, is to foster, honour and support the practices of visual artists.

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Wallace Secondary School Art Awards 2019
Sep
17
to Oct 13

Wallace Secondary School Art Awards 2019

17 September – 13 October
Boardroom

The winners for 2019 will be announced on Tuesday afternoon, 17 September!

In the spirit of the Wallace Art Awards, the Wallace Secondary School Art Awards recognise and celebrate emerging artistic talent in New Zealand. These are the young artists to look out for in the future. Artworks in the mediums of drawing, painting, printmaking, photography and sculpture make up the works on show.

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Māpura Studios: This is Us
Sep
17
to Nov 3

Māpura Studios: This is Us

17 September – 3 November
Little Gallery and foyer

Māpura Studios provide professional, person-centred, visual arts classes and art therapy programmes for adults, youth and children of all abilities. The Pah Homestead is proud to showcase works by the artists who attend the studio in Fowlds Park, St Lukes, and satellite locations around Auckland.

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Chervelle Athena: A Fragile Ecosystem
Sep
17
to Nov 3

Chervelle Athena: A Fragile Ecosystem

17 September – 3 November
Photography gallery

A Fragile Ecosystem is a photographic tribute to Aotearoa’s kauri, focusing on how photography can strengthen human connections with the indigenous flora of Aotearoa. This project asks how photographs can be used to establish a deeper reflective connection between humans and plants, thereby promoting a more caring and responsible relationship with Aotearoa’s endangered whenua.

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Geometry of Thought
Jul
24
to Sep 15

Geometry of Thought

24 July – 15 September
Boardroom and Little Gallery

Geometry of Thought presents an assemblage of artists who utilise geometric aesthetics to channel their senses, producing compelling and unique artworks that complicate the relationship between experience and reality.

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toot floor: Campbell Patterson
Jul
24
to Sep 15

toot floor: Campbell Patterson

24 July – 15 September
Master Bedroom

Drawing on the detritus of his surroundings, Campbell Patterson engages in conscious acts of repetition to document the banality and absurdity of everyday life – causing the ordinary to become abstract. Through the language of film, painting, sculpture, printmaking and text, he translates common materials, or habits, into formalist exercises that meditate on boredom as an aesthetic device.

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Moonage Daydream
Jul
16
to Sep 1

Moonage Daydream

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17 July – 1 September
Ground floor galleries

Moonage Daydream presents a large-scale exhibition of New Zealand artist Andrea du Chatenier. With a career spanning twenty-plus years, du Chatenier’s work is in sum contemporary sculpture with a myriad of materials, techniques and themes. This exhibition draws on two threads of her practice – figurative sculpture and ceramics.

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Māori Film Week – Fred Renata Exhibition
Jun
25
to Jul 21

Māori Film Week – Fred Renata Exhibition

Presented as part of the second annual Matariki Māori Film Week, this is an exhibition of moving image and photographic works of master Māori cinematographer Fred Renata. Fred Renata was camera crew on Merata Mita’s seminal work Mauri, and has been cinematographer for numerous feature films (Fracture, Mt Zion, Poi E), documentaries (Let My Whakapapa Speak) and short films (Ahi Kā and Baby Steps). Curated by Leo Koziol of the Wairoa Māori Film Festival, this retrospective exhibition provides a comprehensive survey of the cinematic vision of Fred Renata – Te Ao Mai Ngā Whatu Māori.

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Recent Acquisitions by the Wallace Arts Trust
Jun
11
to Jul 21

Recent Acquisitions by the Wallace Arts Trust

The Trust stages exhibitions of recent acquisitions on a regular basis throughout the year. These demonstrate the support we give the visual arts through our ongoing, active and widespread acquisition programme.

A key aspect of this activity is the assistance given to emerging artists and artists as they develop. This results in a growing “diary” collection which now amounts to over 9,000 works.

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Drawn: Artist friends in the 1980s and 1990s
May
28
to Jul 21

Drawn: Artist friends in the 1980s and 1990s

Portraits by a group of artists who met regularly to draw friends, this is a collection of likenesses that were made thirty years ago. As well as the chance to line up the images to recreate the circle of vantage points around the subject, these drawings also sit the person back down in the room with us. The drawings presented are by Mary McIntyre, Glenda Randerson, Jo Smith and Terry Stringer.

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