17.02.17

Derek Henderson | NGV Festival of Photography | Melbourne

As part of the NGV Festival of Photography, the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne presents a suite of contemporary photography exhibitions and including a newly acquired suite of works by DEREK HENDERSON.

Photography is one of the most diverse ...

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30.11.16

Gallery Relocation

Melanie Roger Gallery re-opens in late March with a new location at 444 Karangahape Road in Newton. Director Melanie Roger says “After seven years in Herne Bay in was time for a change. We’re excited to be joining other ...

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06.03.17

Kristy Gorman | Fluid Structures | Parlour Projects

New work by KRISTY GORMAN is featured in the upcoming exhibition "Fluid Structures" - a watercolour exhibition curated by Francis McWhannell for Parlour Projects in Hastings from 24 March - 22 April 2017.

Other artists include Georhgie Hill, Motoko Kikkawa, Denys Watkins ...

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10.02.17

Richard Orjis | Rimbun Dahan Residency, Malaysia

Congratulations to RICHARD ORJIS who is the current Asia New Zealand Foundation Artist in Residence at Rimban Dahan in Malaysia.  The residency is for three months from February to April 2017.

"My artistic research is driven by an interest in ...

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15.12.16

Tessa Laird | A Turn of the Wheel | Malcolm Smith Gallery

Recent ceramic work by TESSA LAIRD is featured in the exhibition "A Turn of the Wheel" at the Malcolm Smith Gallery from 23 January - 25 February 2017.


Curated by departing manager / curator Balamohan Shingade, the exhibition asks - With the radical ...

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23.11.16

Richard Orjis | The Apron | Tauranga Art Gallery


Commissioned by Tauranga Art Gallery for the Tauranga Garden & Art Festival, RICHARD ORJIS' new project explores the history of meadows and wildflowers and how they can change the way we think about urban green spaces.

This offsite project has re-imagined ...

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31.10.16

Erica van Zon | Coffee Perhaps | Dowse Art Museum

ERICA VAN ZON will be included in the exhibition "SOLO 2016 Six Wellington Artists" at the Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, from 18 November – 2 April 2017. 

Her new body of work entitled ‘Coffee Perhaps’ features newly commissioned works by ...

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19.10.16

Tiffany Singh | OM MANI PADME HUM | Dunedin Public Art Gallery

TIFFANY SINGH is known for her socially engaged practice that often manifests in colourful and large-scale installations. Her works draw on a variety of influences that include Eastern and Western spiritual beliefs, ancient culture, Jungian psychology and Modernism.

For the ...

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10.10.16

New Gallery Artist: Robin Neate

Following his debut solo exhibition "Show me Something Quieter" with Melanie Roger Gallery, we are pleased to welcome ROBIN NEATE as a represented artist.

Currently based in Christchurch, painter Robin Neate has exhibited locally and nationally in both private and ...

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08.10.16

Public Programmes | Stanley Palmer Artist Talk

Join us on Saturday 29 October at 11am to hear STANLEY PALMER discuss his new work in the exhibition "Chart of the Far North". 

This artist talk is part of our ongoing series of public programmes.  To enquire: info@melanierogergallery ...

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08.10.16

Tiffany Singh | Indras Bow | MTG Napier

‘Indra’s Bow’ is a new collaboration between gallery artist TIFFANY SINGH and Jo Blogg at the MTG Hawke’s Bay in Napier. The installation consists of two main elements, a mandala constructed upon the ground and a suspended work ...

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29.09.16

Erica van Zon | Rugs | Double Denim HQ

ERICA VAN ZON will exhibit a selection of her hand-hooked rugs from the past ten years at Double Denim HQ (in association with Melanie Roger Gallery) in Wellington for one night only on Thursday 6 October from 5.30 - 7pm ...

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14.09.16

Tiffany Singh | Art For Food | Art Week 2016


The ART FOR FOOD PROJECT  aims to create lines of communication between artist, audience and community partners by making artworks accessible and available in exchange for food that is then gifted to the Auckland City Mission.

The ART FOR FOOD ...

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01.09.16

Tiffany Singh | Pasture to Paper

Gallery artist TIFFANY SINGH and chef Ed Verner of Pasture restaurant in Parnell are collaborating to emphasize the ethics behind the sustainable future of food. Visually articulating the relationship between the garden and the table, Singh will create artworks that ...

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26.08.16

Art Week 2016

Melanie Roger Gallery is pleased to be participating in Art Week 2016 from 8-16 October.  The gallery will exhibiting a new series of works by Christchurch based painter ROBIN NEATE (image) - "Show Me Something Quieter".

Also on during Art Week ...

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26.08.16

Ruth Cleland | Ocular Fusion | Fox Jensen Gallery

"Ocular Fusion" includes the works of Australian painters Jude Rae & Kevin Malloy alongside NZ painters Gary McMillan and RUTH CLELAND (courtesy of Melanie Roger Gallery). There are common threads in these works that allude to visions’ inherent instability and a ...

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29.07.16

Public Programmes | Ruth Cleland Artist Talk

Saturday, 20 August 2016
11am

As part of our ongoing series of public programmes, join us to hear RUTH CLELAND discuss her new paintings in the solo exhibition "Concrete Abstraction" at Melanie Roger Gallery. This will be at 11am on ...

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07.07.16

Sam Mitchell | Traits | Corbans Estate Arts Centre

Portrait paintings by SAM MITCHELL are included in the exhibition "Traits" at Corbans Estate Arts Centre from 22 July - 4 September 2016. 

Portraiture has a long tradition in the history of art as a commissioned mode of representation of an ...

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08.06.16

Peter Peryer | Landfall

New and recent work by PETER PERYER is featured in a photo essay and on the cover of the latest issue (#231) of of prestigious arts journal Landfall.  "When I was a young man and fancied that perhaps I could ...

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19.05.16

New Gallery Artist: Claudia Jowitt

Melanie Roger Gallery is pleased to announce the representation of emerging artist CLAUDIA JOWITT. 

Curator Francis McWahnnell writes in Art News magazine (Winter 2016) - "The recent pieces were exceptionally alluring, both because their subtle colours and elaborate surfaces made Jowitt ...

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18.05.16

LIYEN CHONG | Auckland Art Fair Projects

As part of the Auckland Art Fair, LIYEN CHONG has been selected to be part of Auckland Art Fair Projects: Pacific Real Time with "On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres (referencing Copernicus)". An Instagram feed created by the artist ...

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14.05.16

LIYEN CHONG | Art News Magazine

Pick up a copy of the latest Art News New Zealand magazine (Winter 2016) to read about LIYEN CHONG's 2015 residency at Cemeti Art House in Indonesia.  Works from this residency were exhibited at Melanie Roger Gallery in late ...

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12.05.16

MATT ELLWOOD | Art New Zealand magazine

Pick up a copy of the latest issue (Winter, issue 158) of Art New Zealand magazine to read "Creative Industry: MATT ELLWOOD Interrogates Art and Fashion" by Sydney based writer Anna Madeleine which explores his recent exhibition "Freize Saint Laurent ...

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13.04.16

Female representation in New Zealand Galleries

The following is in response to the recent online commentary by Art Bank on BFM and Frances Morton on Vice.com regarding the representation of female artists by New Zealand galleries.

I believe the discussion is a valid one, but ...

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13.04.16

Kirstin Carlin & Emma Fitts | Necessary Distraction Publication

The Auckland Art Gallery has released the catalogue publication to accompany their recent exhibition "Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show" curated by Natasha Conland.  The exhibition and publication feature new and recent work by KIRSTIN CARLIN and EMMA FITTS and a ...

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07.04.16

New Gallery Artist: Peter Gouge

Melanie Roger Gallery is pleased to announce the representation of US based New Zealand artist PETER GOUGE. 

Peter Gouge (Auckland, 1984) is currently based in Florida, USA. He has a Bachelor of Design from Unitec, Auckland. (2009) and is completing ...

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31.03.16

Public Programmes | Matt Ellwood Artist Talk

Saturday 9 April | 11am
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS DATE DIFFERS FROM THAT PREVIOUSLY ADVERTISED.

Hear MATT ELLWOOD discuss his new body of work in the exhibition "Frieze Saint Laurent".

One year in the making, the exhibition "Frieze Saint Laurent" includes ...

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16.03.16

Auckland Art Fair 2016 | Booth B1

Melanie Roger Gallery is pleased to announce participation in the 2016 Auckland Art Fair - New Zealand’s premier international showcase for contemporary art which returns this year after a three-year hiatus, from May 25th - 29th at The Cloud on Auckland ...

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10.03.16

Ruth Thomas Edmond | Body Memory | Fresh Gallery


Ruth Thomas Edmond's major sculptural work "Sugared Heap" (2012) will be exhibited  in "Body | Memory" at Fresh Gallery in Otara from March 24th.

"Body | Memory" is a group exhibition about abstract painting and mark making in contemporary art practices ...

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20.11.15

Martin Poppelwell | Empire of Dirt | Objectspace

MARTIN POPPELWELL has new work and writing in "Empire of Dirt: Writing about Ceramics" at Objectspace in Auckland from 14 November 2015 - 19 December 2015.

Bringing new voices and perspectives to the appreciation of ceramics, Empire of Dirt brings together ...

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17.11.15

Tiffany Singh | Enshrine | Corbans Estate Arts Centre

"Enshrine" is the latest meditative and multi-sensory installation by TIFFANY SINGH and is influenced by the teachings of Anicca, or impermanence and the repeating cycle of life, death and rebirth.

This is played out literally and metaphorically within the work ...

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14.11.15

Victoria Munro | Fiber Optic | Minus Space, New York

New York based VICTORIA MUNRO has new work featured in Minus Space's group exhibition "Fiber Optic", highlighting several generations of artists innovating at the intersection of geometry and fiber. The exhibition which runs from November 7th - December 19th 2015 ...

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04.11.15

Public Programmes | STANLEY PALMER Artist Talk

STANLEY PALMER will give an artist talk at the gallery on Saturday 21 November at 11am where he will discuss both his work in the exhibition and his personal connections with Gallipoli.

In 2014 STANLEY PALMER was one of a ...

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22.10.15

LIYEN CHONG | Exhibition Catalogue

A new catalogue publication has been produced to coincide with LIYEN CHONG's new exhibition "Practicing Colour" at Melanie Roger Gallery.  The catalogue titled "Teardrops, dingbats and chasing the unknowable: a conversation with Liyen Chong" contains an extensive interview between ...

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08.10.15

ERICA VAN ZON | The Quiet Earth | Ramp Gallery

Director Geoff Murphy’s 1985 cult sci-fi feature ‘The Quiet Earth’ turns 30 this year. This exhibition at RAMP Gallery, features new work by three artists including ERICA VAN ZON and two writers, all responding to ‘The Quiet Earth’.

The ...

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23.09.15

Florence and Friends | Flotsam and Jetsam Pop-up Project

"Florence & Friends" is a pop-up exhibition curated by RICHARD ORJIS and Julia Holderness at Flotsam and Jetsam from 26 September - 11 October. It  features the launch of ceramics by Florence Weir alongside selected pieces by Kirsten Dryburgh, Steve Lovett, EMMA ...

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09.09.15

Public Programmes | Sam Mitchell Artist Talk

SAM MITCHELL will discuss her new work in the collaborative exhibition "Meet" with GAVIN HURLEY on Saturday 17th October, 11am at the gallery.  This will also be the final day of the exhibition.

GAVIN HURLEY and SAM MITCHELL have paired ...

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03.09.15

Artweek Auckland

Melanie Roger Gallery is pleased to be part of Artweek Auckland 2015 which runs from 10-18 October across the city.  Our collaborative exhibition "Meet" of new work by GAVIN HURLEY & SAM MITCHELL (image) will be part of this as well ...

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02.09.15

EMMA FITTS | Embodying the Archive | The Physics Room

New work by EMMA FITTS is featured in "Embodying the Archive" at The Physics Room in Christchurch from 5 September - 10 October 2016. 

Curated by Anneke Jaspers and Melanie Oliver, "Embodying the Archive" explores history mediated through the body. Rather ...

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02.09.15

ERICA VAN ZON | Tylee Cottage Residency, Whanganui

Congratulations ot ERICA VAN ZON who has been confirmed as one of the 2016 Artists in Residence at The Tylee Cottage in Whanganui from January - March.

"Over the past year I have conducted a number of trips to Whanganui. I ...

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31.07.15

Public Programmes | RICHARD ORJIS Artist Talk

RICHARD ORJIS will discuss his recent work in his exhibition "Garden Cities of Tomorrow" on Saturday 29 August at 11am.

Work in this exhibition was made as a response to research carried out during his 2014 Tylee Cottage Residency in ...

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30.07.15

STANLEY PALMER | Art New Zealand Magazine

STANLEY PALMER is featured in the latest Spring issue of Art New Zealand magazine with an extensive 9 page  interview by Richard Wolfe looking at both his recent work as well as the development and progression of both his painting ...

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30.07.15

Gallery Vimeo Channel

You asked for it so now Melanie Roger Gallery has a Vimeo channel!  We will update this where relevant with recordings (mostly audio) of our ongoing public programes series - artist and curator talks.  This is a great opportunity for collectors ...

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18.07.15

TIFFANY SINGH | Calling a Circle

Tiffany Singh’s collaborative project "Calling a Circle" initiated when 2013 McCahon House Artist in Residence, has now been re-homed at Hospice West Auckland where the project will continue to explore ideas of social wellness through a sharing and making ...

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24.06.15

SAM MITCHELL | Tylee Cottage Residency, Whanganui

Congratulations to SAM MITCHELL who has been selected as the Tylee Cottage / Sarjeant Gallery Artist in Residence for late 2015.

Mitchell intends to immerse herself in, and explore Whanganui with its strong craft community and history as a continuation of ...

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12.06.15

Guest Artist | Emma Fitts

Melanie Roger Gallery is pleased to be working with UK based New Zealand artist EMMA FITTS as part of KIRSTIN CARLIN's upcoming exhibition "Pleasure Garden".  Carlin and Fitts have collaborated on exhibitions for the past few years and will ...

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27.05.15

TIFFANY SINGH | Santa Fe Art Institute Residency

TIFFANY SINGH is on a three month residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute in California from March - May 2015.  The focus of her residency is "Food Justice" and Singh will be researching and working with local communities as well ...

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20.05.15

Public Programmes | Stanley Palmer artist talk

As part of our ongoing but occasional series of public programmes at the gallery, STANLEY PALMER will give an artist talk about his current exhibition "Return - Otago Peninsula" on Saturday 13th June at 11am.  All welcome.

Image: "Stanley Palmer" by ...

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16.05.15

GAVIN HURLEY | Art New Zealand Magazine

The new Winter issue of Art New Zealand magazine includes a feature by Peter Wells on the recent work of GAVIN HURLEY.  He writes -

"I offer these interpretations as a personal response to Hurley's work.  I have to add ...

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27.02.15

Martin Poppelwell & Max Gimblett Collaboration | Workshop

Long time Workshop Clothing partners MARTIN POPPELWELL and Max Gimblett have collaborated to create a new conversation built on their experience of ceramics and painting.  Both Poppelwell and Gimblett place a high value on the daily practice of drawing and ...

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16.01.15

MARTIN POPPELWELL | Form | Papakura Art Gallery

Recent ceramic wall works by MARTIN POPPEWELL are included in the new exhibition "Form", curated by AD Schierning for the Papakura Art Gallery.  "Form" is intended as a consideration of the perception of artifacts via the inherent qualities of materials ...

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16.01.15

MATT ELLWOOD | Sculpture on the Gulf 2015

MATT ELLWOOD exhibits newly commissioned work "Half a Pallet of Building Blocks" in Headland Sculpture on the Gulf 2015 on Waiheke Island.

Ellwood has created a plywood version of concrete mortar blocks on a pallet alongside individually available blocks.  The ...

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01.12.14

KIRSTIN CARLIN | 74 Heaton Street, Christchurch

KIRSTIN CARLIN exhibits new watercolour and gouache works alongside new work by Emma Fitts as a one night only collaborative exhibition -  "74 Heaton Street" in Christchurch on Friday 5 December 2014.

This is the third in an on-going series of ...

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28.11.14

TIFFANY SINGH | Life is but a Vapour | Te Uru

TIFFANY SINGH presents "Life is but a Vapour" at Waitakere's new contemporary art gallery Te Uru from 11 December 2014 - 15 February 2015.  The exhibition is the presentation of work developed during Singh's three month stay at McCahon ...

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28.11.14

RICHARD ORJIS | Home | Corbans Estate Arts Centre

RICHARD ORJIS will exhibit new and recent work as a solo project "Home" at Corbans Estate Arts Centre from 23 January - 28 February 2015.  Invoking the familiarity and warmth of domestic with the hand-crafted and home-spun, Richard Orjis' latest exhibition ...

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29.10.14

RUTH CLELAND | Grid | Window Gallery

RUTH CLELAND is exhibiting new works from her "grid" series at Window Gallery at Auckland University from 28 October - 22 November 2014.

Recently Cleland has started to include within her works portions of grids, the very ones used to transfer ...

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04.10.14

RICHARD ORJIS | Hauora: Garden of Health and Happiness

RICHARD ORJIS has collaborated with A.D. Schierning to create "Hauora Garden" as part of Pop Projects. Located at Studio One Toi Tū, 1 Ponsonby Road, the garden is an interactive and sensory space that aims to reconnect urban dwellers ...

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03.10.14

TIFFANY SINGH | The Revision of Optics | Singapore

Utilising a natural rainbow to explore ceremony and ritual in different cultures, TIFFANY SINGH’s latest installation, "The Revision of Optics" gathers materials from around Singapore that have relationships to healing the body and mind.  It is currently on exhibition ...

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02.10.14

RICHARD ORJIS | Pasture Paintings | Auckland City

RICHARD ORJIS has collaborated with Sarah Smuts-Kennedy and Taariti Taiaroa to create a new series of "Pasture Paintings" around Auckland City as part of Pop Projects.  All three artists share interests in public space, social sculpture and environmetal histories and ...

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16.09.14

Ruth Cleland | Constant Practice | Franklin Arts Centre

Recent work by RUTH CLELAND is featured in the exhibition "Constant Practice" curated by Matt Blomeley for the Franklin Arts Centre.  The exhibition runs from 20 September - 1 November 2014.  Other artists include Phil Dadson and Denys Watkins plus more ...

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21.08.14

Spring Artist Talks: Matt Ellwood & Sam Mitchell

To welcome Spring, we are teaming up once again with our neighbours to celebrate on Saturday 13 September from 10 - 3pm. 

As part of our ongoing occasional series of public programmes, SAM MITCHELL who will be exhibiting at the gallery ...

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09.08.14

R.I.P. Dick Lyne

We are sorry to hear of the recent passing away of DICK LYNE. A self taught artist, Dick Lyne picked up a paintbrush for the first time at age 65, his work reflecting his knowledge and love of the bush ...

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12.07.14

KIRSTIN CARLIN publication

A new catalogue publication on the recent work of KIRSTIN CARLIN has been published to coincide with her exhibition "Other Avenues" at Melanie Roger Gallery.  Includes full colour images and new writing by art historian and curator Victoria Wynne-Jones.

A5 ...

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10.07.14

LIYEN CHONG publication

Papakura Art Gallery has released a new publication - LIYEN CHONG "Dreams Circles Moons Fictions (and fragments found in the forest floor of disquietude)" - the catalogue of her solo exhibition there earlier this year. 33 pages with full colour images and ...

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16.05.14

LIYEN CHONG | ART NEW ZEALAND magazine

A new article by Cathy Tuato'o Ross on the work of LIYEN CHONG is included in the latest issue of Art New Zealand magazine (issue 150, Winter 2014).  Get your copy today to read this and more.

To enquire ...

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07.05.14

Winter Hours

We're doing Winter Wednesday hours over the colder months.  Starting from 14 May the gallery will be open 11 - 4pm.  We apoligise for any inconvenience this may cause but will be open our usual hours other days as follows ...

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02.05.14

TESSA LAIRD | The Kauri Project: Poster Series

TESSA LAIRD, along with contemporary artists and designers Charlotte Graham, Philip Kelly, Natalie Robertson and Haruhiko Sameshima, have been commissioned to create new works addressing the social, cultural and historic value of the Kauri tree, one of our most beloved ...

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19.04.14

KIRSTIN CARLIN | Physics Room Supporters Edition

KIRSTIN CARLIN has been invited to create a new edition for The Physics Room in Christchurch alongside Ella Sutherland and John Ward Knox.  The new work "Geranium" is a screenprint in an edition of 20 and all funds raised from ...

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02.04.14

RICHARD ORJIS | Walking in Trees

From 25 April - 4 May 2014 RICHARD ORJIS will present a new outdoor installation project - the first project presented by POP - a new artists collective to generate creativity, fun, connections and experiences for Aucklanders. 

Experience Auckland's park life as ...

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06.03.14

Matt Ellwood | The Big Egg Hunt

Gallery artist MATT ELLWOOD is taking part in the 2014 Whittaker’s Big Egg Hunt with his work "El Salvador".  The event will be the first of its kind in the southern hemisphere which invites the public to find 100 ...

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06.03.14

Martin Poppelwell publication

A new publication on the recent work of MARTIN POPPELWELL has been published to coincide with his exhibition "Post Hole" at Melanie Roger Gallery. 

Limited edition of 50 copies
8 pages
210 x 210 mm, staple bound
Full colour with ...

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05.03.14

ART NEW ZEALAND Magazine texts

At the request of Art New Zealand magazine we have recently removed links and PDF files to Art New Zealand magazine texts on our artist pages.  These include extremely good articles on the following artists:

KIRSTIN CARLIN
LIYEN CHONG
GAVIN ...

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13.02.14

Richard Orjis | Crane Brothers collaboration

RICHARD ORJIS has collaborated with Crane Brothers Contemporary Tailors on their new Winter 2014 campaign. 

Photographing celebrated contemporary New Zealand dancer Thomas Fonua, Orjis captured him moving in a classic black tuxedo and bow tie.  "Using the technique of collage ...

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13.02.14

Stanley Palmer | Artists to Gallipoli

In April this year STANLEY PALMER  and a group of esteemed New Zealand and Australian artists, filmmakers and historians will travel to the Gallipoli Peninsula to make work towards the exhibition entitled "Your Friend the Enemy".  This World War 1 ...

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25.01.14

Tiffany Singh | Brick Bay Sculpture Park

TIFFANY SINGH is the Brick Bay Sculpture Park Summer artist of 2014.  Her new work "The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way" runs ...

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11.01.14

Matt Ellwood | On the Table | Auckland Art Gallery

MATT ELLWOOD presents working drawings and discusses his recent series "Smoking Tom Ford" at the Auckland Art Gallery as part of "On The Table" - a Drawing Center, New York initiative to bring drawing practise into public spaces throughout the world ...

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21.11.13

Ruth Cleland | Inland Empire | Corbans Estate Arts Centre

RUTH CLELAND and Gary McMillan’s exhibition "Inland Empire" was originally made for and exhibited at the University of Waikato in early 2013.  From 6 December 2013 - 19 January 2014 it will be exhibited at Corbans Estate Arts Centre. 

"Inland ...

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21.11.13

Richard Orjis | Tylee Cottage Residency 2014

Congratulations to RICHARD ORJIS who has been awarded the 2014 TYLEE COTTAGE RESIDENCY at the SARJEANT GALLERY in Whanganui.  The Tylee Cottage Residency is New Zealand's longest running artists residency.  Orjis will spend four months there from late February ...

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21.11.13

RICHARD ORJIS | Headcount | Enjoy Gallery

RICHARD ORJIS' now iconic work "Flower Idol" is featured in "Headcount" opening tonight at ENJOY in Wellington and running till December 14th.

Curated by Ann Shelton and Alice Tappenden, "Headcount" comprises works by a group of contemporary artists using photo ...
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13.11.13

Sam Mitchell | William Hodges Fellowship 2014

Congratulations to SAM MITCHELL who has been awarded the prestigious William Hodges Fellowship for 2014. 

The William Hodges Fellowship artist in residence programme aims to bring significant New Zealand visual artists to Southland and allow them to work within and ...

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08.11.13

Erica Van Zon | The Light on The Dock | City Gallery

ERICA VAN ZON presents a  solo exhibition of new work at the CITY GALLERY in Wellington from 12 November 2013 - 26 January 2014.


Functioning as an unconventional close reading, the exhibition sets about making material a series of objects from ...

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08.11.13

Kirstin Carlin | Art New Zealand magazine

KIRSTIN CARLIN is featured in the latest issue of ART NEW ZEALAND magazine (Summer 2013 / 2014) with an article "Rapture: The Flower Paintings of Kirstin Carlin" by David Lyndon Brown which explores her work of the past few years.

Get ...

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31.10.13

Ruth Cleland | Idyll

Recent work from the series "Island" by RUTH CLELAND is included in the exhibition "Idyll" at the Franklin Arts Centre.  Curated by Matt Blomeley the exhibition is a visual critique and exploration of the lost paradise that was New Zealand ...

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31.10.13

Tessa Laird | Art News magazine

TESSA LAIRD is featured in the latest issue of ART NEWS magazine (Summer 2013) with an article "Rainbow Serpents and other Awakenings" by Virginia Were which explores her work of the past few years focusing particularly on her recent ceramics ...

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24.10.13

Tessa Laird publication

TESSA LAIRD will release her new artist book "A Rainbow Reader" on 10th November at the AUCKLAND ART GALLERY as part of a public programmes reading for the exhibition "Freedom Farmers". 

"A Rainbow Reader" is a work of creative non-fiction ...

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28.09.13

Tessa Laird | Freedom Farmers | Auckland Art Gallery

Recent work by TESSA LAIRD (exhibited in early 2013 at Melanie Roger Gallery) is featured in "Freedom Farmers: New Zealand Artists Growing Ideas" at the Auckland Art Gallery 26 October 2013 - 2 March 2014. Curated by Natasha Conland, the exhibition ...

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26.09.13

Tiffany Singh | McCahon House Artist in Residence

TIFFANY SINGH is artist in residence at McCahon House in Titirangi from November 2013 - February 2014. McCahon House Artists’ Residency, is amongst the most prestigious artists’ residencies in New Zealand. Three residencies a year, each of three months duration, are ...

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31.08.13

Martin Poppelwell | High St Mural

MARTIN POPPELWELL has unveiled a new mural work at 33 High St in Auckland City at the site of the former Snakepit Gallery.  The project has been initiated and supported by Heart of the City and continues Poppelwell's large ...

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30.08.13

Birgit Krippner | Private View

Photographer Birgit Krippner presents her series “Private View”  at Melanie Roger Gallery as a pop up exhibition from 20 - 23 November 2013. 

Originally begun on June 5th 2011 with an impromptu portrait of a Hawkes Bay based artist, she ...

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17.08.13

Graham Fletcher | Hocken Gallery

GRAHAM FLETCHER's Untitled (Sugar Loaf Waka) is currently included in the exhibition "Place Makers: Artists and Iconic Landscapes" at the HOCKEN GALLERY in Dunedin where it can be viewed alongside works by Colin McCahon and Gordon Walters.  The work ...

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15.08.13

Tiffany Singh | Fly me up to where you are

TIFFANY SINGH presents "Fly Me Up to Where You Are" at the CHRISTCHURCH ARTS FESTIVAL from 22 August - 22 September 2013. 

Inspired by the ancient Tibetan tradition of prayer flags, TIFFANY SINGH has collaborated with Porirua secondary students (forthe Pataka ...

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15.08.13

Melanie Roger Gallery | Best Design Awards Finalist

We are pleased to announce that the Melanie Roger Gallery website is a finalist in the small scale websites category of the prestigious Best Design  Awards.  Developed by Christchurch based SONS & CO. the website has been getting strong visitor traffic ...

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12.08.13

Liyen Chong & Sam Mitchell | Gus Fisher Gallery

New and recent work by LIYEN CHONG and SAM MITCHELL will be featured in "A Different View: Artists Address Pornography" at The Gus Fisher Gallery, University of Auckland from 23 August - 12 October 2013.  Curated by Linda Tyler in association ...

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31.07.13

DEREK HENDERSON | Wallace Trust Art Gallery

DEREK HENDERSON will exhibit his recent photographic series WAITOA SLAUGHTERHOUSE at the Wallace Trust Gallery at Pah Homestead from 27 August 2013 - 6 October 2013.

When I was a teenager growing up in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand a lot of ...

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25.07.13

Matt Ellwood | Te Tuhi Gallery

In their first collaborative project together, Auckland artist's MATT ELLWOOD and
Yoon Tae Kim produce a triptych work that acts as a critique on brand
recognition.  Here they collaborate to investigate the influence of branding in the concrete jungle ...

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19.07.13

Liyen Chong & Patrick Pound | Cross Over

Recent works by both LIYEN CHONG and PATRICK POUND will feature in "Cross Over" at the Papakura Art Gallery from 27 July - 31 August 2013.

"Crossover", features emerging and established Auckland-based artists and functions largely as a window into the ...
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18.07.13

Tiffany Singh | Govett Brewster Art Gallery

From 15 August at the Govett Brewster Art Gallery in New Plymouth, TIFFANY SINGH creates a new site specific community-connected project using wind chimes to focus on the potency, energy and meanings of colour. Ancient cultural beliefs inform Auckland-based artist ...

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06.07.13

Tiffany Singh | Rationalization Resistance

TIFFANY SINGH presents "Rationalization Resistance" her first solo exhibition in the United States from 22 July - 24 August  at Spirit Abuse, the project space of the interdisciplinary artist collective Postcommodity located at 1103 4th St, NW, Downtown Albuquerque, NM (4th ...
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04.07.13

Liyen Chong | Corbans Estate Arts Centre

LIYEN CHONG exhibits "Resolution" - a new body of work at Corbans Estate Arts Centre from 2 August - 8 September.  Liyen Chong has built a multi-disciplinary art practice dealing with cultural generalisations and issues. In Chong’s latest exhibition, 'Resolution' she ...

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03.07.13

Graham Fletcher publication

A new publication has been released to coincide with GRAHAM FLETCHER's exhibition "Sugar Loaf Waka" at Melanie Roger Gallery.  Produced by Pania Press the Sugar Loaf Waka catalogue is 28 pages long, measures 280 x 205 mm, and includes ...

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26.06.13

Ruth Thomas-Edmond | City Gallery, Wellington

RUTH THOMAS-EDMOND exhibits newly commissioned vinyl work as part of the exhibition HOW TO FALL at the City Gallery in Wellington from 29 June - 25 August 2013.

The exhibition features site-specific work by Ruth Thomas-Edmond alongside Heather Harward, Marnie Slater ...

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01.06.13

Ruth Cleland | Inland Empire

Ruth Cleland will exhibit new work alongside new work by Gary McMillan in a joint exhibition titled INLAND EMPIRE at the Calder and Lawson Gallery, University of Waikato.  The exhibition explores both artists highly detailed renditions of suburbia with a ...

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29.05.13

Patrick Pound | Art Collector magazine

Australian based artist Patrick Pound is featured in the latest issue of Art Collector magazine (issue 64, April - June 2013) with a six page article "Lost and Found" by Dan Rule and commentary from Dr Kyla McFarlane (associate curator at ...

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18.05.13

Derek Henderson | Recent Auckland Photography

Derek Henderson exhibits new work as part of RECENT AUCKLAND PHOTOGRAPHY at Northart from 20 May - 12 June 2013.  Curated by Chris Corson-Scott and Edward Hanfling, the exhibition surveys work by both established and emerging photographers includng Mark Adams, Edith ...

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16.05.13

Derek Henderson | Darkness of Noon publication

Darkness of Noon is a unique collaboration between photographer Derek Henderson and illustrator Kelly Thompson where photography and drawing intersect seamlessly. Featuring nudes of Zippora Seven the resulting imagery reflects Henderson’s democratic naturalism, where all phenomena is given equal ...

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16.05.13

Auckland Art Fair | stand 13

Melanie Roger Gallery will participate in the 5th Auckland Art Fair 7 - 11th August at The Cloud. The gallery will present a curated selection of works in various mediums exploring concurrently the themes of light and dark / beauty and deconstruction ...

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18.04.13

TIffany Singh | Montalvo Arts Centre residency

Tiffany Singh is currently on a 3 month residency at the Montalvo Arts Centre in California, USA.  She will exhibit new work THE BELLS OF MINDFULNESS made during her time as an artist in residence, as part of the exhibition ...

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08.12.12

Tiffany Singh | Auckland Art Gallery

The Auckland Art Gallery's Learning Centre currently features a year-long evolving exhibition by Tiffany Singh titled MAY THE RAINBOW ALWAYS TOUCH YOUR SHOULDERS. 

The sequence of colours here might not be the spectrum that you are most familiar with ...

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