Biographies

Collaborative exhibition/professional highlights include:

Finalists Parkin Drawing Award 2017, New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, August/September 2017, Wellington

Events Growing from the Edge of Spaces, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre, The Pah Homestead, 29 May - 9 July 2017, Auckland

Finalists in National Contemporary Art Award 2017, Waikato Museum, 28 July - 5 November 2017, Hamilton

Highly Commended Award in Molly Morpeth Canady Award:Painting and Drawing 2017, January 2017, Whakatane

Finalists in 2016 Wallace Art Awards, September 2016, Auckland, Travelling exhibition until May 2017

Finalists in Molly Morpeth Canady 3D Award 2016, August 2016, Whakatane

Finalists Parkin Drawing Award 2016, New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, August 2016, Wellington

See what I can see: Discovering New Zealand Photography, Group exhibition, Sarjeant Gallery, June-September 2016, Whanganui

Winner Supreme Award, New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award 2016, February 2016, Hamilton

Finalists in Molly Morpeth Canady Award 2016, February 2016, Whakatane

Finalists in 2015 Wallace Art Awards, September 2015, Auckland, Travelling exhibition until May 2016

Finalists Parkin Drawing Award 2015, New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, August/September 2015, Wellington

Finalists in National Contemporary Art Award 2015, Waikato Museum, July - 1 November 2015, Hamilton

No two skies are ever the same, public performance and exhibition, Galerie9, March 2015, Solothurn/Switzerland

Artists in Residence Altes Spital, January - March 2015, Altes Spital Kultur - and Kongresszentrum Solothurn/Switzerland

Finalists in New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award 2015, February 2015, Hamilton

Rebels Knights and Other Tomorrows, Christchurch Art Gallery, Tuam Street Gallery, August - November 2014, Christchurch

Finalists in 2014 Wallace Art Awards, August 2014, Auckland, Travelling exhibition

On the Seam of Things, exhibition DSA Gallery, School of Art, Otago Polytechnic, August 2014, Dunedin

Artists in Residence at The School of Art Otago Polytechnic, August 2014, Altes Spital Kultur, Dunedin

Finalists Parkin Drawing Award 2014, New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, August 2014, Wellington

Finalists in National Contemporary Art Award 2014, Waikato Museum, August 2014, Hamilton

Winner International Juried Competiton, Top ten group show at LACDA, March 2014 , Los Angeles

Finalists in New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award 2014, February 2014, Hamilton

Bliss, group exhibition, Chambers 241, December 2013, Christchurch

[IN] box, group exhibition, Artbox project, November 2013, Christchurch

Finalists in Parkin Drawing Award 2013, New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, August 2013, Wellington

Paper Trails - works on paper, group exhibition, gallery Chambers @241, June 2013, Christchurch

Finalists in 21st Wallace Art Awards 2012, August 2012, touring exhibition until May 2013, Auckland

Tormenting Luxury, Nadene Milne Gallery, July 2012, Arrowtown, New Zealand

Faculty of Wonder - Lost and Found: take two, gallery Chambers @241, November 2011, Christchurch

Finalists in 20th Wallace Art Awards 2011, Auckland

A Gathering, group exhibition curated by Grant Banbury, CPIT, August 2011, Christchurch

A Chain of Episodes, Six Christchurch Artists, Arts Post, Waikato Museum Hamilton, July/August 2011

Faculty of Wonder - Lost and Found, Auckland Festival of Photography exhibition,Lopdell House Gallery Titirangi, exhibition during Auckland Festival of Photography, May/June 2011

Perth II Island Ties: The Return of the Pacific Flicker, AK Bell Library and Tableau Vivant, Public Art Project, Perth800 & Perth and Kinross Council, Perth/Scotland, November 2010

I can't...you see, Christchurch Art Gallery, Twin Set, September 2010 & January-February 2011, Christchurch/New Zealand

Perth I Maps of Engagement: Pathways and connections; E+J Artist Residency at Perth Museum and Art Gallery, Perth800 & Perth and Kinross Council, Perth/Scotland, May/June 2010

Forms of Narratives, Group exhibition with PVAF members, June 2010, Birnam/Scotland

CHATEAU de PADIES ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM in association with its CULTURE & CULTURES Festival, October 2009 & April 2010, Lempaut/France

Science and Voyages II: From the Pacific to the Attic and A voyage of discovery - from installation to installation, Exhibition project and performance at Chateau de Padies, Lempaut/France, May 2010

LeSalon Recroit, group exhibition, Toulouse/France, May 2010

Les Jardiniers - Artistes et leurs outiles, The Artistes in residence 2009/10, Group exhibition, June 2010, Chateau de Padies

Notations on a visit - Ghosts and Hydrangeas in the Attic; Exhibition and Performance, October 2009, Chateau de Padies,

I'll be your mirror - One of us cannot be wrong, Bath Street Gallery, August 2009, Auckland

Fishing in a Bathtub: Tormenting Luxury 2007/2008, MIC, May/June 2009, Auckland

Artists in Schools Residency at Selwyn College, May/June 2009, Auckland/New Zealand

The splinter in the eye is the best looking glass, CoCA, April 2009, Christchurch

Winner of the Margaret Stoddart Award 2009, CoCA, February/March 2009, Christchurch

Margaret Stoddart Award 2008, Highly Commended, CoCA, Christchurch

Talks and Presentations

Numerous presentations/talks/workshops nationally and internationally at Universities, conferences and forums, schools and galleries about Edwards + Johann�s collaborative, interdisciplinary art practice:

  • Christchurch Art Gallery, Creativity is ...Play, workshop, June 2016
  • Live performance - No two skies are ever the same - Artist Residency Solothurn/Switzerland, 2015
  • Otago Polytech, School of Art, Public Seminar, September 2014
  • Christchurch Art Gallery, exhibition floor talk, Christchurch Art Gallery - Outer Spaces, Christchurch, August 2014
  • Dorothy Brown Cinema, public� artists' talk, Arrowtown, July 2012
  • Inter - Alia: Collaborative Dialogue, CPIT, Christchurch, March 2012, workshop and presenation
  • Lopdell House Gallery, Titirangi, Auckland/NZ, May 2011, floor talk
  • Duncan of Jordanstone, College of Art, Dundee/Scotland, November 2010, presentation
  • AK Bell Library, Perth/Scotland, November 2010 , talk/presentation
  • Culture & Cultures Festival, �Ch�teau de Padi�s/France, October 2009 & May 2010, floor talk and live performance
  • Perth Visual Arts Forum � PVAF, Birnam/Scotland, June 2010, Key note speakers
  • Unitec, presentation, Department of Design and Visual Arts, May 2009, talk/presentation
  • Selwyn College, Auckland/NZ, May 2009, talk/presentation and live performance
  • ANZAAE� conference, Otago Polytech School of Art, Dunedin/NZ, April 2009, workshop and presentation
  • Moving Image Centre � MIC, Auckland/NZ, April 2009, floor talk