Current and Upcoming

Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts Gallery, University of Waikato Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato, or simply 'The Gallery' within the GAPA

(Formerly the Calder & Lawson Gallery, University of Waikato, Waikato)

Smell the roses... (Curated by Sarah McClintock, The Suter Te Aratoi o Whakatu, Whakatu) 

Opening 4pm Saturday 13 March 2021 (All welcome, Please RSVP)

Artist Talk 3pm Saturday 13 March 2021 (All welcome)

Colour Workshop 10am - 1pm Sunday 14 March 2021 (Register here)

Closes 11 June 2021

Artwork inquiries: care of The Central Art Gallery, Christchurch

phone  03 366 3318  or email

The Central Art Gallery, The Arts Centre, Christchurch

Group show celebrating Female Artists, Opening 20 May 2021. All welcome.


McKee Gallery, The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatu, 208 Bridge Street, Nelson

5 - 25 July 2021    Installation

Alcove Gallery, Hastings City Art Gallery Te Whare Toi o Heretaunga, 201 Eastbourne Street East, Hastings 

31 July - 17 October 2021   Of the essence... Installation

Sculpture in the Gardens, Auckland Botannic Gardens 

20 November 2021 - 6 March 2022, Water/Light/Time  installation

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

Selection of my light infused sculpture among other stunning artworks

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

'Seven Stars' installation, (permanent collection)


Work also available from

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

Jewellery - balance, harmony and equilibrium.

Art Bureau, Auckland


Past Exhibitions, etc



2021              Changing Threads Art Awards, Shortlisted for Finalist Exhibition

2019              Waiheke Small Sculpture 2019, Selected to exhibit.

                      Changing Threads Art Awards, 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, Selected to exhibit.

                      Waiheke Small Sculpture 2018, Selected to exhibit. 

2017              Finalist The Biennale Project Art Venice Bienniale IV
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'  
                     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, ChCh     

Solo Exhibitions

2021              'Of the essence'   Alcove Gallery, Hastings City Art Gallery  (31 July - 17 October)

                      'Smell the roses...'  Curated by Sarah McClintock (The Suter Art Gallery, Whakatu)

                       The Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts Gallery (Formerly The Calder & Lawson Gallery), University of Waikato (13 March - 11 June) 
2019              'Smell the roses...'  G-Space Gallery, NMIT Nelson (3 - 18 December)

2018              'Smell the roses' GREY SPACE, 37 Scanlan St, Grey Lynn, Auckland

                      'Lemonade' DEPOT ARTSPACE, Devonport, Auckland

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

2016              'Innuendo...' STUDIO ONE TOI TU (Gallery 2), Ponsonby, Auckland, NZ. 
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  
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              The Central Art Gallery, Old Library Building, the Arts Centre, Christchurch, Diversity of Women Artists, opening 20 May

2020/21        The Central Art Gallery, Old Library Building, the Arts Centre, Christchurch    (26 Nov 2020 - 31 January 2021) 

2020              The Central Art Gallery, Old Library Building, the Arts Centre, Christchurch. Sustaining the Local.  (18 June to 19 July 2020)

2019              Nelson Suter Art Society Autumn Exhibition

                      Changing Threads, Refinery Artspace, Nelson

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                                                         &      Lets Dance                    

                      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

                      Frameworks (Invited to exhibit)     

                      NSAS Autumn Exhibition, The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson

                      Headland Pavillion, Headland Sculpture on the Gulf, Waiheke Island
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 

                     '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
                       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 
                       Exhibition with Lee Woodman and AnnCT Braunsteiner The Refinery Artspace, Outer and Inner Space, Nelson.
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 (featuring Larisse Hall, Sally Reynolds, Lynette Graham and 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…


2017 - 2020    NSAS (Nelson Suter Art Society) President

From 2007 - Present. Larisse has had work selected to show in the Nelson Suter Art Society Spring and Autumn Exhibitions, The Suter Art Gallery, Bridge St, Nelson 

Publications and Works on Public Record