John Bucklow: The Memory Of Things To Come
12 Apr – 19 May 2019
The title of the exhibition refers to a theory of Time in modern physics, which suggests that everything that it is possible to be, to become, or has been, is already there laid out like a map of some places we have visited and some not yet. Time does not flow, it just is, and that the way we experience time is an illusion which we can’t fix.
Porirua – My Place
22 March – 28 April 2019
An exhibition of artwork from the schools that make up the Northern Porirua Kahui Ako, Aotea College, Plimmerton, Papakowhai, Rangikura, Discovery, Postgate, and Pāuatahanui. It showcases artwork from years 1 – 13 students in a variety of mediums.
Vincent Duncan: Love of Colour
1 Mar – 7 Apr 2019
Award-winning Kapiti artist Vincent Duncan is one of New Zealand’s most distinctive artists. This exhibition features his trademark vivid oil paintings that reflect his unique view of Wellington scenes. The dominant colours of his works are red, blue, yellow, and green and are based on a photographic memory which captures scenes, colours and shapes in his own intuitive style.
Tracy Keith – He oko nā Hine – Vessels of Hine Papatūānuku
16 Dec 2018 – 24 Mar 2019
Tracy Keith’s art practice reflects the long, evolving journey of human civilisation – physical, intellectual and spiritual, culminating in modernity. ‘When I build ceramic works I intentionally avoid the instantly recognisable and instead create abstracted forms that evoke something ancient and timeless,’ Tracy says. These vessels are like talismans, containers of memories so old they can be sensed but not recalled. Yet, at the same time, their stripped-back, roughly-cast and embossed forms also seem surprisingly modern. The surfaces of his vessels bring to mind industrial fabrications. With little or no glaze, their surfaces appear raw, rough and primal.
27th ANNUAL WALLACE ART AWARDS 2018
16 Dec 2018 – 24 Mar 2019
The Annual Wallace Art Awards have grown considerably over their 27 year history. They are the longest-surviving annual art awards of their kind in New Zealand, with this year’s prize value amounting to over $275,000, including six significant international residencies and three cash prizes.
The Awards continue to support, promote and encourage the visual arts in New Zealand, as well as highlighting artists who are creating remarkable work. This year’s exhibition features the 8 winning artworks of each category, including the Paramount Award winning work by Imogen Taylor, along with the works in a wide variety of media by all 42 finalists.