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Amanda Watson, Flickering Light, Te Mata, acrylic and ink on canvas, 300 x 250 mm. Photo: Mark Hamilton

‘En Plein Air’ with a Difference

RAMP

Hamilton

 

Amanda Watson
Local Geo-Graphies


15 September - 7 October 2022

Indexical signs, not iconic

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Sarah Smuts-Kennedy, Leaning into the Shine, 18th February 2022, 2022, soft pastel on 640gsm smooth cotton rag 104.5 x 152 cm

Sarah Smuts-Kennedy Pastels

LAREE PAYNE GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Sarah Smuts-Kennedy
Leaning into the Shine


10 August - 3 September 2022

Exuding a joyful mood

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Cat Fooks, Pony Tail Palm, 2022, mixed media. Photo by Sam Hartnett

Cat Fooks at RAMP

RAMP

Hamilton

 

Cat Fooks
Cake by the Ocean


5 August — 2 September 2022

Profligate celebration of baroque debauchery


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Emma Hercus, Red Handed, acrylic paint and charcoal on MDF, 865 x 600 mm. Award Winner

NCAA 2022 in Hamilton

WAIKATO MUSEUM TE WHARE TAONGA O WAIKATO

Selected Finalists

 

National Contemporary Art Award

 


5 August - 13 November, 2022

Paterson’s call

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Detail of Joseph Scott's LOOK BACK IN ANGER, mixed media, installed at Never Project Space as part of OMEGA MAN.

A Sprawling Caustic Commentary on Our Time

NEVER PROJECT SPACE

Hamilton

 

Joseph Scott
Omega Man


22 April - 20 May 2022

Joseph Scott installation

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Teelah George, Rose, 2021, thread, linen and bronze, 37 x 42 x 5

Teelah George: Frames and Needlework

LAREE PAYNE GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Teelah George
The Rose has Teeth in the Mouth of the Beast


23 February - 19 March 2020

Synthesis of oppositions


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Installation shot of Hannah Ireland's 'I'm just a spectator.' Middle work on the top row is 'I cried all this summer away.'

Hannah Ireland Portraits in Hamilton

LAREE PAYNE GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Hannah Ireland
I’m Just a Spectator


26 January-19 February 2022

Cheesily maudlin or expressively melancholic?

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Installation of Maioha Kara's Whakapiri exhibition at Laree Payne Gallery, Hamilton

Maioha Kara at Payne

LAREE PAYNE GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Maioha Kara
Whakapiri


10 November - 4 December 2021

More than aesthetic?

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Caryline Boreham, Palmolive, single channel video

Hamilton’s National Contemporary Art Award

WAIKATO MUSEUM TE WHARE TAONGA O WAIKATO

Hamilton

 

Selected finalists

National Contemporary Art Award

 

18 September 2021—20 February 2022

Karl Chitham’s selection


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Tia Ranginui, Mauri II, 2019, archival pigment ink on Hahnemühle Photo Rag, 840 mm x 1060 mm (unframed dimensions)

Tia Ranginui in Whanganui

LAREE PAYNE GALLERY

Whanganui

 

Solo show
Tia Ranginui


26 May - 19 June 2021

Eight photographs

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Larisse Hall: Embrace the New (2018), Walking With The Stars (2018); both oil paint, gesso, LED light and stretched cotton forms.

Larisse Hall’s Light Infused Shaped Forms

GALLAGHER ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Larisse Hall
Smell the Roses… Light Infused Painting


13 March - 11 June 2021

Exploiting translucency and reflection

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Veronica Herber: Your hiding Self, and Your Hiding Self 2; both 2020, graphite burnished Washi foto tape on board, 372 mm x 308 mm x 48 mm

Veronica Herber in Hamilton

LAREE PAYNE GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Veronica Herber
Jewels You Seek

 


3 March - 27 March 2021

Exploring the grid


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Dick Frizzell, Man Digging, 2008, oil on board, 55 x 55 cm

Frizzell Show & Book

AESTHETE GALLERY

Hamilton

 

Solo survey
Dick Frizzell


6 November - 28 November 2020

Who and where is he?

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Denys Watkins, Frisky, 2020, watercolour on paper, (framed) 321 x 398 x 38 mm

Denys Watkins at Weasel

LAREE PAYNE GALLERY

Auckland

 

Denys Watkins
Nancy’s Big Day Out


22 October - 21 November 2020

Cheeky Nancy Ritz

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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’

LAREE PAYNE 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

LAREE PAYNE 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?

LAREE PAYNE 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