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Studio Lounge – This That Gallery

Studio Lounge

I was recently invited to exhibit at This That Gallery where I am showing a number of pieces from previous series including “take care of me,” an appendage for after life, and ways to fix broken things. The exhbition is running from 15 January – 26 February. This That Gallery 57 Lorne Street Auckland CBD

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AD15

The Art and Design department of AUT will hold their graduating class exhibition from Thursday 12 November to Saturday 15 November. The opening night is on the 12th at 6pm. Come and celebrate the end of the year!

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Black Asterisk Sculpture Trail

surrender. concrete, stake, post, sail, 2015

Artweek Auckland is quickly approaching and we’re a firm, three dimensional, part of it with our next show: the Black Asterisk Sculpture Trail! We’ll be showcasing a cross-section of current local sculpture practice, including works by Calum Elliot, Chris Moore, Sean Crawford, Karen Rubado and Natascha Rodenburg. From formal concerns to practical sustainability, these artists…

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Second year drawing

Kraft tape and willow charcoal drawings

Given the option of materiality or installation as a direction for our drawing course I chose materiality. Why? Because I enjoy pushing the boundaries of materials, exploring and learning about them, and using materials in unexpected ways. And also because in sculpture we are already working within the realms of installation. I had a list…

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Year 2 – Semester One – Sculpture

At the end of the first semester, looking back, it was a hard road but eventually it was rewarding as well. We started off the semester with a research project, a site specfic intervention in Myers Park in Auckland’s CBD. Our brief was called Remote Possibilities and for seven weeks we were asked to address…

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First year drawing

Untitled ink drawing

After Core Studio which consisted of 3 week (more or less) introductions to painting, printmaking, photography and sculpture we began a 4 week session in drawing. The idea behind

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First Year Photography

We are... series

First year photography brief for Core Studio ended in May. The brief was far more challenging than any other we’d received at this point; we were asked to visualise a social media cliché and

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First Year Painting

discarded 1

First year painting, which ended in June, was similar in brief to sculpture in that it was relaxed and open to interpretation. We were asked to create numerous pairs of paintings, considering a

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First year Sculpture

untitled (recycled wood sculpture)

Three weeks of sculpture was bliss. I found I had more ideas than time and was very excited by the prospect of generating new work every day. Looking back I think it had a lot to do with the

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First year Print

Choir boy

Our first semester in the three year BVA was Core Studio which was comprised of introductions to sculpture, printmaking, painting and photography. Printmaking was first up and we were asked

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