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Walker & Hall Waiheke Art Award 2020

My work Hard light; Soft light (2020) is a finalist in The Walker & Hall Waiheke Art Award 2020

The Walker & Hall Waiheke Art Award 2020 is proudly sponsored by Walker & Hall in association with Casita Miro Vineyard,The Skin Institute Waiheke, and the Waiheke Community Art Gallery. This is a National Award for two dimensional works in any medium and has a Prize of $5000 as the Premier award. The Selector and Judge this year is Richard Wolfe, New Zealand author, artist, museum curator.

 

The Walker & Hall Waiheke Art Award 2020

23 October – 15 November 2020

Open 7 days 10am – 4pm

2 Korora Road, Waiheke Island, Auckland, NZ.

 

 

Mug Shots and the Convention of Phsyiognomy

Hangar Gallery invites artists to explore the huge artistic variation of identifying the human condition via portrait
 
Preview from 5:30pm Friday the 16th of October
 
14 Cross Street, Regent, Whangarei
 
Mon – Thurs 9am – 5pm
Friday 8am – 4pm
Saturday 9am – 12pm

Go Figure

Showing at Föenander Galleries until June 9th

Go Figure is a short group exhibition featuring a selection of new and unseen figurative works from gallery artists and guests – including Jamie Chapman’s online lockdown project – The Iso Series – in which the artist painted a series small portraits each day of lockdown, which gained a cult like following on instagram. Amongst Chapman’s installation of small portraits, are well known political figures (local and international), alongside figures who gained public attention due to covid 19 media coverage, as well as friends, fellow artists and one two pets.

For more info

Isolation Series

#isoseries

 

During the COVID lockdown I’ve been working on an isolation portrait series. This series was inspired initially by my isolation bubble and lockdown experience but has evolved over the lockdown period to include bubbles from across the globe with the majority of  portraits being requested by the general public. This series consists of many 165mmx135mm oil on board portraits, with each painting process captured in a time-lapse video. Head over to my Instagram and check it out