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The 26th Annual Wallace Art Awards

 

Head over to the Pah Homestead and check out my work ‘The most biggest splash’ in the Travelling show at the 2017 Wallace Art Awards.

 

Tuesday 5 September 2017, 10.00am – Sunday 12 November 2017, 5.00pm

Gallery hours: Tue-Fri 10am-3pm, Sat & Sun 8am-5pm

 

 

 

The Pah Homestead, 72 Hillsborough rd, Hillsborough, Auckland

Second Screening

Opening drinks 5:30-8:00 Wednesday 5th of April

Last year we had Jamie Chapman as one of our presenters at the November Blikfang Event. For those who did not come to this event, Jamie spoke about his practice and his exhibition Rear Window on show at TSB Bank Wallace art Centre, Pah Homestead until the end of January.

Second Screening will open on the 5th of April at Blikfang. We are very pleased to show a selection of Chapman’s work from the Rear Window exhibition as well as some new work that touches on the same themes- Voyeurism, ego, transference and ‘stalker-scenes-in-thriller-movies’.

To illustrate his view of self-awareness, Jean-Paul Sartre tells of the voyeur, who when peeping through the keyhole, at a scene they are not part of or privy to, will be completely immersed in the act of watching, self-awareness lost to the scene. Being caught in this act of looking, is an awkward moment of self-awareness but also a state of reflective consciousness. When the viewer becomes aware that they are caught in the act of watching, they suddenly become self-aware, an object of another’s gaze. Looking at these paintings creates a sense of Sartre’s keyhole metaphor. ‘People watching’ is something of a staple past time activity these days whether it is looking at passers-by at the coffee shop, into the lit windows of houses at night, or sneaking a glimpse into the open inviting villa door on a Sunday stroll. Then also, gawking at that ex-girlfriend’s Facebook profile while sitting next to your new crush, or suavely surveying the crowd at yet another art opening, looking and hoping to be seen.  There is a subconscious element of self-awareness that comes with almost every act act of looking. Chapman explores this in these paintings when gazing becomes obsessive and boundaries are crossed. Chapman’s paintings play on the uncertainty of the viewers’ role; are they merely a spectator or do they become implicated as the antagonist?

 

Blikfang Art and Antiques

130 Queen Street Northcote Point

Rear Window at The Pah Homestead

Jamie Chapman: Rear Window

15 November 2016 – 15 January 2017, Master Bedroom

rear-window-opening

Peeping has always been one of the guilty pleasures of the viewer; there’s something about having a cheeky perve while those on the other side of the lens are unable to return our gaze. It doesn’t have to be Magic Mike or 50 shades of Dakota Johnson; the real excitement comes with watching a person let down their defences. But is it wrong to spy on others? Probably, but aren’t we all voyeurs when switching on the Tele?
For some, ‘people watching’ is a hobby, while for the many it is a subconscious or unconscious daily activity. In Rear Window, Jamie Chapman explores a darker side to people watching; when curiosity overwhelms and boundaries are crossed.
Cinematic structures are exploited to build a sense of anticipation. Frames are harshly cropped to frustrate the viewer and coax them into forming their own narrative as to what takes place just outside of the screen.
Chapman’s paintings play on the uncertainty of the viewers’ role; are they merely a spectator or do they become implicated as the antagonist?

The Pah Homestead, TSB Wallace Arts Centre
72 Hillsborough Rd, Hillsborough, Auckland

Open Tues to Fri, 10am – 3pm
Sat & Sun 8am – 5pm
T 09 639 2010 E

Walker & Hall Waiheke Art Award Finalist

The Waiheke Art Award 2016 is proudly sponsored by Walker & Hall in association with Casita Miro Vineyard 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. This year’s selector and judge is Monique Jansen, Senior Lecturer Visual Arts, AUT University

Winners to be announced Friday 21st October. Exhibition opens at 6pm. Award Ceremony commences at 7pm. Tickets $45 pp. Exhibition closes 14th of November

 

Waiheke Community Gallery

2 Korora Road, Waiheke Island, Auckland, NZ

Open 7 days 10am – 4pm

 

 

 

 

White Night Opening 6pm-Midnight 12/03/16

Pierre Peeters Gallery

An exhibition bridging the borders that we set up between each other as individuals as well as nations – across North, South, East and Western.

In the midst of the Syrian refugee crisis and the migrant workers influx, this exhibition is about current political events (police violence, TPPA, boat people) and then the contrast to our privileged, often shallow position, on this ‘safe’ side of the world.

The meeting and dividing – it is about what we have in common across cultures and what are the differences and what are our deeper questions of being, our values for the future.

We have all come from the same place and it is our cultural differences that make us unique. Our individual culture reminds us of our past so we can move into the future with knowledge. The system breaks down when man is too afraid to embrace anything new, fear of the ‘other’, this comes from unfamiliarity, ignorance, false stereotypes, and is engrained from a young age unless exposed to cultural diversity. It is through knowledge, understanding, acceptance and compassion…                                                                            Claire Ulenberg

251 Parnell Road, Parnell, Auckland
+64 9 3774832

Molly Morpeth Canaday Award Finalist

Presented by Arts Whakatāne in association with Whakatāne Museum and Arts, this nationally-recognised art award will offer nine awards in 2016, including a $10,000 major award, Craigs Investment Partners Award of $2,500 and a $1000 Arts Whakatane special award.

The vision of the awards is to encourage the development of painting and drawing on a nation-wide level and reward artists who create outstanding works; securing it as one of New Zealand’s most sought-after and notable art prizes.

Jamie Chapman Great Prophet IX

The following Floor Talks will take place at Whakatane Library and Exhibition Centre.

January 30 (Sat) 2016 – 11am   Floor Talk  – Richard Fahey Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award in the gallery space
Richard Fahey – Judge of the Award

February 1st (Mon)  2016, 11am Floor Talk – Hamish Pettengell – Molly Morpeth Canaday Award Exhibition in the gallery space.
Hamish Pettengell Museum and Arts Team Leader

February 14 (Sun) 2016, 11am  Floor Talk – Wayne Marriott Molly Morpeth Canaday Award Exhibition in the gallery space.
Wayne Marriott – Culture and Heritage Manager, TeRuanga o Ngati Awa and Creative NZ Arts Council Board member.

February 28 (Sun) 2016, 11am Floor Talk – Adrienne Ranson – Molly Morpeth Canaday Award Exhibition in the gallery space
Adrienne Ranson MFA – Artist / Tutor

 

30 of Janurary – 13 of March

Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award,
Te kōputu a te whanga a Toi, Whakatāne Library and Exhibition Centre,
Kakahoroa Drive, Whakatāne.

Reaching the Horizon and Beyond – Uxbridge

“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” – Lao Tzu

Studio One Toi Tū occupies what was once a police station at the edge of the city, and Uxbridge, a Presbyterian Church in the eastern suburbs of Auckland. Today, both offer a new place for community as centres for arts and culture in metropolitan Auckland. Philip Tse’s two satellite exhibitions bring together a collection of artists whose works respond to our changeable world and the elusive horizon. Presented in collaboration with Studio One Toi Tū:
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ON SHOW
5 August – 5 September 2015

EXHIBITION OPENING
Tuesday 4 August, 6pm – free
Join us for a Curator’s Talk with Artists as part of the Exhibition Opening

Reaching the Horizon and Beyond – Studio One Toi Tū

“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like” – Lao Tzu

Studio One Toi Tū occupies what was once a police station at the edge of the city, and Uxbridge, a Presbyterian Church in the eastern suburbs of Auckland. Today, both offer a new place for community as centres for arts and culture in metropolitan Auckland. Philip Tse’s two satellite exhibitions bring together a collection of artists whose works respond to our changeable world and the elusive horizon. In collaboration with Uxbridge Creative Centre (10 August – 5 September).

Featuring work by Alvin Xiong, Andre Sampson, Dasul Lee, Deborah Crowe, Diane Scott, Emma Langridge, George Grim, Hanna Shim, Jamie Chapman, John Hodgson, Kingsley Melhugish, Miyoko Yamashita McGregor, Nim Flora Chan, Paul Janman, Richard von Sturmer, Ian Powell, Philip Tse, Rozana Lee, Shahenda Soliman, Shruti Ytari and Wai Kit Lam.

Exhibition Opening: WEDNESDAY 29 JULY, 5 – 7PM

On Show: 30 JUL – 20 AUG
In Gallery: ONE, THREE AND FOUR

Waiting For Return

Waiting For Return  –  Opening 5th March 2015 6pm – 8pm

Jamie Chapman’s exhibition Waiting for Return will be showing from 5th March – 2nd April at Circle Gallery

 

Tuesday – Friday 11am – 5pm

Saturday 11am – 3pm

 

 

Circle Gallery

Shops K29 & 30, Station Square

Newmarket

Auckland

New Zealand

New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award Finalist

New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award is an initiative of the Waikato Society of Arts. The annual event is New Zealand’s most valuable, acquisitive cash award for local and international artists working in two-dimensional artworks.

Judging the event is Dr Anne Kirker with the prize money generously donated by the Philip Vela Family Trust.

 

The Gala opening event is on Friday 13th of February 2015 at 6pm where the $20,000 prize will be awarded. The exhibition runs from 14th to 26th February 2015.

 

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