Exhibitions on Tuesday 3 October

Oliver Perkins: Japanese Laurel
Oliver Perkins: Japanese Laurel

Oliver Perkins is the most recent McCahon House artist-in-residence. He produces works that are suggestive reminders of paintings' relationship to common objects, making reference to art histories, the potential of materials, and cognitive thought processes, all as prompts for an intensive studio practice.

5 August - 8 October  |  See event detail
Fly the Flag for Gender Equality
Fly the Flag for Gender Equality

Fly the Flag for Gender Equality is a series of flag installations organised by GirlGuiding NZ to coincide with 'International Day of the Girl' on 11 October.

30 September - 23 October  |  See event detail
Collection Classics: Lois McIvor
Collection Classics: Lois McIvor

Lois McIvor (1930-2017) was a significant force in the local West Auckland art community in many ways. She lived almost next door to the McCahon family for a number of years, later taking art lessons from Colin, and her book Memoir of the Sixties is an important document of the Auckland scene at that time. She was a founding member of the Association of Women Artists, Artists Alliance and the Titirangi Community Arts Council.

26 August - 26 October  |  See event detail
Sarah Smuts-Kennedy: Light Language
Sarah Smuts-Kennedy: Light Language

Sarah Smuts-Kennedy was artist-in-residence at McCahon House from September-November 2016 and will be returning to Titirangi to exhibit at Te Uru for the anniversary of that pariod.

2 September - 29 October  |  See event detail
Christine Hellyar: Looking, Seeing, Thinking
Christine Hellyar: Looking, Seeing, Thinking

Acclaimed Auckland-based artist Christine Hellyar has long been interested in how people see and depict the landscape. Working with a range of materials and formats, she presents here botanical drawings of a flooded Coastland Broadleaf Forest in the Waitakere Ranges, printed life-size onto silk alongside sculptural textile figures and upholstered furniture.

26 August - 5 November  |  See event detail
Robert George: a memoir for falling light
Robert George: a memoir for falling light

Robert George’s work is typified by his love of surrealist cinema, the materiality of film and a constant exploration of the human condition. Working within a strict lens-based practice, George weaves together an ethereal, dreamlike sensibility with the starkness of reality to consider the relationship between the outer world and the inner mind. 

2 September - 19 November  |  See event detail
Small Space: Clementine Edwards
Small Space: Clementine Edwards

A featherweight parcel arrives from the north. In it is the entire Bloem en blad exhibition: green string, hatched eggs, seeds of the dandelion flower. This is a show about lightness in spring...

22 September - 23 November  |  See event detail

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Leading Ladies
Leading Ladies

The arts and crafts movement in the early twentieth century was a vital moment in the education and uptake of ceramics in Aotearoa New Zealand. Though most histories of New Zealand studio pottery begin with the Anglo-Oriental movement in the mid-twentieth century — which features the  emergence of key ceramic figures — the earlier arts and crafts movement holds many examples of sophisticated and serious pottery, often made by women.

7 October - 28 January  |  See event detail
Louise Menzies: Gorgon Malkin Witch
Louise Menzies: Gorgon Malkin Witch

Louise Menzies, an Auckland-based artist, offers us objects, images and situations that explore the past and present through attention to the way they are already represented. For this exhibition, Menzies delves into feminist histories, via the Germaine Greer Archive held at the University of Melbourne.

14 October - 28 January  |  See event detail
Titirangi Painters 25th Annual Art Exhibition: Encore Showing
Titirangi Painters 25th Annual Art Exhibition: Encore Showing

Oliver Perkins is the most recent McCahon House artist-in-residence. He produces works that are suggestive reminders of paintings' relationship to common objects, making reference to art histories, the potential of materials, and cognitive thought processes, all as prompts for an intensive studio practice.

28 October - 25 November  |  See event detail
Learning Centre Gallery 2017
Learning Centre Gallery 2017
3 November - 24 November  |  See event detail
Small Space: Sharon Fitness
Small Space: Sharon Fitness

Sharon Fitness explores the concept of ‘jewelleryness’ through moving image. Finding Jewelleryness includes instructional videos that share her love of wearing readymades alongside a selection of wearable screens. Sharon Fitness explores the concept of ‘jewelleryness’ through moving image.

24 November - 23 January  |  See event detail

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