Current and Upcoming

The Central Art Gallery, The Arts Centre, Christchurch

23 June - 24 July 2022.  'Time is. Of the essence'  Solo show.  All welcome.

A SPECIAL PRIZE WINNER OF ARTE LAGUNA (ITALY) PRIZE 16 | 21.22

ESPRONCEDA, Barcelona, Spain 

Artist in Residence and final exhibition.  Dates TBC

Arte Laguna (Italy) Prize 16 | 21.22 

Opening Night / Official Award Ceremony in Venice 11 March, 2023. 

The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatū, Nelson, NZ

28 June - 24 September 2023,  Contemplation Gallery, Installation.  

Hidden Sculpture Garden, 4854 Motueka Valley Highway, Tapawera, Tasman (closed for winter)

Stunning sculpture garden showcasing Dave Carson's works and other's. 

MOTAT (Museum of Transport and Technology, Auckland) Night Lights

'Seven Stars' installation, (permanent collection)

 

 

Work also available

The Suter Store, The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatu, Bridge Street, Nelson

Jewellery - balance, harmony and equilibrium.

'the night we met...'    Water/Light/Time  Installation   as shown Sculpture in the Gardens, Auckland Botanic Gardens. (View youtube video)

Art Bureau, Auckland

 

CV

Born:1970, Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland), Aotearoa (New Zealand)

Lives and works: Whakatū (Nelson), Aotearoa (New Zealand)

 

Awards

2022       A SPECIAL PRIZE WINNER OF ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE 16 | 21.22 

               web link: Artist in Residence.  Espronceda, Barcelona, Spain  (Dates TBC )

2021/22 Sculpture in the Gardens, Tamaki Makarau.(Auckland Botannic Gardens)  Selected to exhibit

2021       Changing Threads Art Awards, Nelson   Shortlisted for Finalist Exhibition

2019       Waiheke Small Sculpture 2019, Selected to exhibit.

               Changing Threads Art Awards, Nelson   Selected to exhibit.

2018       Finalist Art Takes Miami 2018, Scope See.Me Digital exhibition

               Finalist Art Takes Soho, See.Me New York (Digital exhibition, 26 September)

               Changing Threads Art Awards, Nelson   Selected to exhibit.

               Waiheke Small Sculpture 2018, Selected to exhibit. 

2017       Finalist The Biennale Project Art Venice Bienniale IV https://youtu.be/i_hg_NLMKKo   (4th ArtVenice Biennale Digital Presentation)

               Runner Up ArtaVita Art Expo New York 2018 (Certificate of Excellence, Contest #25, issued 22/11/17)
2016       Parkin Drawing Award 2016, NZAFA Wellington     Selected to exhibit as one of 90 finalists
               Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award 2016, Selected to exhibit
2015       Aesthetica Art Prize, England    'Flirt' (night) Longlisted as one of a 100 finalists.... Screened digitally and published in the Aesthetica Art

                          Anthology 'Future Now'            http://www.aestheticamagazine.com/buy/future-now/
                          http://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/lifestyle- entertainment/68327841/nelson-artist-hits-the-big-time-at-international-awards
               Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award 2015, Selected as one of 69 from 224 to exhibit.
2014       Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award 2014, Selected to Exhibit. 
               Cliftons Art Exhibition / Award, Wellington, NZ. Selected as Finalist

               Christchurch Art Show 2014 Art Award, One of 11 Finalists, ChristChurch    
               SeeMeTakeover 
2014,TimesSquare, N.YorkCity.24July2014,8–9pm'Take My Hand(Safe)' See.Me Times Square   

               See.Me 2014 Art Takes Miami 2014

2013       Art Takes Miami 2013, See.Me (selected as finalist)                   

Solo Exhibitions

2022      Time is. Of the essence. The Central Art Gallery, The Arts Centre, Christchurch    23 June - 24 July 2022.   

2021      Of the essence... Installation (view web link) Alcove Gallery, Hastings City Art Gallery  Te Whare Toi o Heretaunga,

                          201 Eastbourne Street East, Hastings (31 July - 14 November)

             'Smell the roses...'  The Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts Gallery (Formerly The Calder & Lawson Gallery),

                          University of Waikato Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato (13 March - 11 June)

                          Curated by Sarah McClintock (The Suter Te Aratoi o Whakatu, Nelson)

                          Artwork inquiries: care of The Central Art Gallery, Christchurch (03 366 3318   or  art@thecentral.co.nz)

2019     'Smell the roses...'  G-Space Gallery, NMIT Nelson (3 - 18 December)

2018     'Smell the roses...'  GREY SPACE, 37 Scanlan St, Grey Lynn, Auckland   https://www.thegreyplace.nz/exhibitions/smell-the-roses/

             'Lemonade' DEPOT ARTSPACE, Devonport, Auckland http://www.depotartspace.co.nz/event/larisse-hall-lemonade/

2017     'Innuendo... cont'd ' (NSAS) McKEE Gallery, The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson, NZ

                  http://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/lifestyle-entertainment/89208473/Transformative-light-works-captivate
2016     'Innuendo...' STUDIO ONE TOI TU (Gallery 2), Ponsonby, Auckland, NZ. http://artsdiary.co.nz/82/2139.html 
2015     'prelude...' SALT Gallery, 27 Vanguard St, Nelson, NZ           
             'Whole' Wallace Gallery (East Wall, Main Gallery), Morrinsville, NZ 
             'together...' Artspost Gallery (Ida Carey Gallery), Waikato Museum, Hamilton, NZ  
                 http://www.stuff.co.nz/waikato-times/entertainment/8934298/Exhibition-opens-at-Waikatos-Artpost-Gallery
2011     'Pulse' Salamander Art Gallery, Christchurch, NZ.  UNFORTUNATELY CANCELLED DUE TO FEB 22nd 2011 EARTHQUAKE 
2010     'Life on Paper' Refinery Artspace (Outer Space), Halifax St, Nelson, NZ 
             'Breathe' Art @ 203, 203 Trafalgar St, Nelson, NZ 
2009     'Love' The Independent Theatre and Arts Centre, Church St, Nelson, NZ 
2007     'Kiss' Momentum Gallery, Equilibrium, Church St, Nelson, NZ


Selected Group Exhibitions

       

2021       McKee Gallery, The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatu, Nelson     6 - 25 July 2021   Time... Ephemeral    Installation 

               The Central Art Gallery, The Arts Centre, Christchurch    20 May - 20 June 2021    'Hine Auaha' Group show celebrating Female Artists

                   Changing Threads, Refinery Artspace, Nelson (Selected as finalist to exhibit)

2020/21 Sculpture in the Gardens, Auckland Botanic Gardens, Tamaki Makarau 'the night we met...'Water/Light/Time Installation (View youtube video)

               The Central Art Gallery, The Arts Centre, Christchurch    26 Nov 2020 - 31 January 2021 

2020       The Central Art Gallery, The Arts Centre, Christchurch    18 June - 19 July 2020      Sustaining the Local

2019       Nelson Suter Art Society Autumn Exhibition

               Changing Threads, Refinery Artspace, Nelson (Selected as finalist to exhibit)

2018       New Zealand Sculpture On Shore, Fort Takapuna, Auckland (3 - 18 November)

               Art in a Garden, Hawerden, Christchurch

               Light Nelson 2018 (July)  The Fantastical Tea Party https://www.thebigidea.nz/stories/mixing-professional-and-community-arts                                             &      Lets Dance  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8o8Hao-UPE4                    

               MOTAT Night Lights (I've got your back and Seven Sisters)

               Parker Gallery, Lumen

               Expect to Reflect, Refinery Art Space, Nelson                 

               Changing Threads, Refinery Art Space, Nelson

               Essence, Atkins Gallery, Nelson

2017       Art of Technology, Tauranga     AOT17

               MOTAT Night Lights (Installation)  

               Focus on Abstract, Atkins Gallery, Nelson   https://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/news/101392032/focus-on-abstract-art-at-nelsons-atkins

               Frameworks (Invited to exhibit)     

               NSAS Autumn Exhibition, The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson

               Headland Pavillion, Headland Sculpture on the Gulf, Waiheke Island   http://sculptureonthegulf.co.nz/
2016       Summer 'Cash 'n' Carry' Exhibition, NSAS McKEE Gallery, The Suter Art Gallery, Bridge Street, Nelson 
               Tahunanui Beach Sculpture Walk (December '16 - Jan '17)
               New Zealand Sculpture OnShore Indoor Gallery, Devonport Auckland
               Atelier Art Exhibition, Kristin, Auckland
               LIGHT NELSON 2016      (5.30pm - 9.30pm, 8 - 12th July, Queens Gardens and NMIT, Nelson, New Zealand)
                 NOCTURNE - a collaborative project with artist Lori Davis celebrating NZ's Nocturnal Native's. This installation highlights the role of the                           Brook Waimarama Sanctuary 'fence of protection'. Involving community - art class students, school groups & the public 

                 http://brooksanctuary.org/sites/default/files/newsletters/BWS%20Newsletter%20Spring%202016%20web_0.pdf
               'Tribe' Woods & Co Gallery, Upper Moutere, Tasman
2015        Kings College Art Fair, Auckland (Invited to exhibit wall hung light sculpture)
                Edinburgh Realty Art Awards, Otago Art Society, Dunedin Railway Station
                ILLUMINATE NELSON, 'Flirt' - Farmers window, opposite Starbucks, Trafalgar St, Nelson
                Baradene Art Show, Remuera, Auckland. 
                'The Creative Altruists' The Refinery Artspace, Halifax St, Nelson 
2014        NZ Sculpture On Shore, Fort Takapuna, Devonport, Auckland. 
                Kings College Fine Art Sale, Otahuhu, Auckland. 
                See.MeTakeover2014, Times Square, NY City
​                 https://www.facebook.com/SeeMe/photos/a.820442821313870.1073741896.111327998892026/821924514499034/?&theater
                Light Nelson Queens Gardens, Bridge St, Nelson
                The Hope and Sons Art Awards. Otago Art Society, Dunedin Railway Station, Dunedin.
2013        Art Takes Miami 2013, See.Me 
                'The Story of The Creative' See // Exhibition space, 26-19 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, New York 11101, USA 
                The Refinery Artspace, Outer and Inner Space, Nelson.Lee Woodman and Anne Braunsteiner
2013        City of Dunedin Art Awards, Dunedin Railway Station, Anzac Square, Dunedin 
2012        Aspiring Art Prize, Holy Trinity School, Wanaka 
2011        City of Dunedin Art Awards, Dunedin Railway Station, Anzac Square, Dunedin 
                Regional Art Exhibition RED ART Gallery, Bridge St. Nelson
                ILT(Invercargill Licensing Trust)Annual Art Awards, City Gallery, 28 Don St, Invercargill 
                15th Biennial North Otago Art Society Art Awards Exhibition, Forrester Gallery, Oamaru 
2010        'Art in a Garden' Flaxmere, 128 Westenra's Rd, Hawarden 
                'Stepping Out' 4 Nelson Artists Go West (Larisse Hall, Sally Reynolds, Lynette Graham & Lynn Price)Left Bank Gallery,Greymouth
2009        'Six in the City' McKee Gallery, Suter Art Gallery, Bridge St, Nelson 

2009 – 2011   Art @ 203, 203 Trafalgar St, Nelson.  Co Founding Member/ Art Director/ Exhibitor, Voluntary set up & start of an art co-op including Manning of Art Gallery for one day a week, exhibition, hanging, gallery organisation and customer skills / sales, cleaning…

 

Other

 

2022 – present NMIT (Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology) ASM, Arts and Media Tutor

2015 – present NMIT (Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology) ACE Tutor

2020 – present Nelson Suter Art Society Life Member

2017 – 2020 Nelson Suter Art Society (NSAS) President Stuff.co.nz NSAS bold new show

2007 – 2020 Nelson Suter Art Society (NSAS) Working Artist Member

2020    Awarded NSAS Life Member

 

Education

1992 AUT (Auckland University of Technology) DAT, DA

1989 BA Art History (8 papers)

Publications and Works on Public Record