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Museum of True History (MOTH) in collaboration with Karl Chitham: Ipu korikori; Ipu pohutukawa; Ipu ngutu kākā-- all 2020, found placemats, watercolour, acrylic, 190 x 217 x 4 mm

An Unusual ‘Collaboration’

WEASEL GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Museum of True History (MOTH) in collaboration with Karl Chitham, & Emily Rumney

Nature Machine


30 September - 24 October 2020

An invented institution

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Winner of the Award: Reece King, Good Socks, 2020, acrylic/enamel on canvas, 1000 x 800 x 40 mm

Avoiding Enfeeblement

The Atrium Waikato Wintec

Hamilton

 

Selected Entries

The New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award 2020

 


3 October - 5 October 2020

The Atrium space again

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In centre, Wesley John Fourie, Blankets for Angels 2 (2020), mixed fibres on wool blanket.

Blissful Amorous Ecstasy

NEVER PROJECT SPACE

Hamilton

 

Alice Alva and Wesley John Fourie
Into the Centre of Love with You


28 August - 19 September 2020

The pleasures of love


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Tyne Gordon, Crag, 2020, oil on aluminium, pewter frame, 278 mm x 230 mm x 18 mm. Image courtesy of Weasel Gallery, photo by Mark Hamilton

Romantic Murk

WEASEL GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Tyne Gordon
Yore


2 September - 26 September 2020

The loss of meaning

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Harry McAlpine, Recommended Context, 2020, Charcoal on 600gsm cotton (rag) paper, custom framed, 565 mm  x 565 mm x 32 mm. Images, courtesy of Weasel Gallery, by Mark Hamilton.

Photograph or Drawing?

WEASEL GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Harry McAlpine
Siloed


5 August - 29 August 2020 (prelockdown dates)

Representing technique

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Mark Hamilton's The Liberation of Limitation as installed at RAMP. Photo: Geoff Ridder

The Wonders of Light and the Familiar

RAMP

Hamilton

 

Mark Hamilton
The Liberation of Limitation


July 21 - Aug 21 2020

Celebrating the ordinary


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James R. Ford, An Absurd Hero, 2018, FHD digital video, 8 min 2 sec loop

How About Some Art That’s Serious?

NEVER PROJECT SPACE

Hamilton

 

James R. Ford
Woke Up Like This

 


31 July - 22 August 2020

Reaching beyond the political

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Details of Aaron Smith's Home Pickling installation at the School of Media Arts Gallery

A Lost & Beautiful Past

School of Media Arts Gallery

Hamilton

Aaron Smith
Home Pickling

Ramp

Amanda Watson

Painting Encounters with the Land
11 February - 28 February 2020

Two Wintec shows

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Ophelia King, Bruise (left) + Hickey (right), 2019, archival print on cotton rag, 300 mm x 250 mm x 29 mm each (framed)

Ophelia King’s ‘Diary’?

WEASEL GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Ophelia King
Teething


22 January 2020 - 22 February 2020

Is all art autobiographical?


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Asher Newbery, Tūhoe Airforce 3.

Indigenous Art at Waikato Museum

WAIKATO MUSEUM TE WHARE TAONGA O WAIKATO

Waikato

 

Group exhibition

 

Puhoro o Mua, Puhoro ki Tua

 

23 November 2019 - 23 February 2020

Comprehensive showcase

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Tim Croucher, Winter, Meremere Dragway. 2019. Oil on canvas. 1000 mm x 750 mm

Searching for a Waikato Regionalism

RAMP

Hamilton

 

Tim Croucher
Somewhere around here

 


17 October - 15 November 2019

Croucher and friends

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Ada Leung, Fungal Blooms (3), 2018. Pencil shavings and adhesive. Dimensions unavailable. Image courtesy of the artist

Feminising Nature

CALDER & LAWSON GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Group show
Fertile Grounds



30 September - 29 November 2019

University group show


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Garland Sharp: Shades of Grey 1, 2019, acrylic and ink on canvas, 1000 x 1000 mm; Shades of Grey 11, 2019, acrylic and ink on canvas, 1000 x 1000 mm

Shades of Grey & Spin Cycle

FRANKTON GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Garland Sharp
Shades of Grey


27 September - 27 October 2019

Four Hamilton artists

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Imogen Taylor, Refusal To Yield, 2019, acrylic on hessian. 1100 x 2050 mm. Wallace Arts Trust Paramount Award Winner.

27th Annual Wallace Awards 2018

WALLACE GALLERY

Morrinsville

 

Selected finalists

Wallace Art Awards 2018

 

21 September -10 November 2019

Morrinsville presentation

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At RAMP, Claudia Avril, 2019: Fold 14, acrylic on acrylic sheet, 630 x 600 mm. Photo: Geoff Ridder

Claudia Avril at RAMP

RAMP

Hamilton

 

Claudia Avril
The Fourth Wall

 


13 September - 20 September 2019

Sumptuous ‘Folds’


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Live psychic reading at Ramp Gallery - during Ramp Festival, August 2019 [photographed by Geoff Ridder]

The ‘Paranormal’ at RAMP

RAMP

Hamilton

 

Jen Bowmast
Sacred Sites

 


23 July - 23 August 2019

Mystic Truths’ in Hamilton

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Richard Lewer, Earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust; in the sure and certain hope of Resurrection to eternal life, 2017, oil on epoxy coated steel,  480 mm x 380 mm

Richard Lewer in Hamilton

WEASEL GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Richard Lewer
Weird Science, Priests and Ghosts

 

7 August - 31 August 2019

 

A Munch connection

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Installation of Mark Curtis' 'Hey Hey--New Works', at Freit Contemporary.

Curtis @ FREIT

FRANKTON GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Mark Curtis
Hey Hey—New Works

 


7 August - 24 August 2019

Fun with coding


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Ayesha Green, Nana's Birthday (A Big Breath), 2019, acrylic on plywood

NCAA in 2019

WAIKATO MUSEUM TE WHARE TAONGA O WAIKATO

Hamilton

 

Group show

 

National Contemporary Art Award

 

3 August-10 November 2019

Pardington’s choice

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David Woodings, Edendale Primary School Gala (September 2017), oil on canvas, 2400 x 1700 mm.

Melancholic and Cynical Woodings

WALLACE GALLERY

Morrinsville

 

David Woodings
Merrily Go Around

 

June 6 - June 30.

Fairground corruption

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Michael Shepherd, Monarch Butterfly and Meccano Construction. 1980, oil on canvas. Images courtesy of the artist, Craig Brown and Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato.

Michael Shepherd Survey in Hamilton

WAIKATO MUSEUM TE WHARE TAONGA O WAIKATO

Hamilton

 

Michael Shepherd

Reinventing History Painting


23 February - 9 June 2019

Curated by Elizabeth Rankin