I make paintings.

New Zealand/German
Born in 1981
Currently based in Vienna, Austria

Education

2011-2015

PhD (Painting), University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

2006

MFA (Distinction) University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

Royal College of Art Postgraduate Painting Residency, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2003

BFA (1st class Honours), University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

Selected Awards / Residencies

2020

The Studios at MASS MoCA, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, USA

2016

Paramount Winner Wallace Art Awards— ISCP NYC Studio, Wallace Arts Trust, New Zealand

Fauvette Loureiro Travelling Award Finalist, Sydney College of the Arts, Australia

2015

Moya Dyring Paris Studio, Cité Internationale des Arts, France, awarded by the Art Gallery of NSW, Australia

Arts Grant, Creative New Zealand

2014

Selected ‘100 Painters of Tomorrow, Thames and Hudson, London, UK

2011

Rita Angus Residency, Wellington, New Zealand, Supported by Weltec/Thorndon Trust / CNZ

Winner- Bold Horizon National Contemporary Art Award, Waikato Museum, New Zealand

Nanji Art Studio Residency (short-term), Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA), Seoul, Korea

2009

Seoul Artspace Geumcheon Residency, Seoul Council for Cultural Affairs, Korea

Berlin Work Grant- Künstlerhaus GlogauAIR- CNZ (Arts Council of NZ) Grant, Berlin, Germany

2008

Stiftung Künstlerdorf Schöppingen Residency, DAAD Grant, Germany

IASK Changdong Art Studio Residency, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

Selected Publications

2019

Rose Vickers, ‘Day Paintings & Images Cast by the Sun’, published by Painting Diary, Vienna

2018

Aide Launay, Will Greeson, André Hemer, ‘The Imagist & the Materialist’, published by Painting Diary, Vienna

2016

‘Painting Regarding the Present’, published by Painting Diary, Vienna

2014

Kurt Beers, in ‘100 Painters of Tomorrow’, Published by Thames and Hudson, London, UK

2013

Joanne McNeil & Domenico Quaranta, in ‘Art and the Internet’, Published by Blackdog, London, UK

2009

Andre Hemer & Heejung Ryu, ‘Things to do with Pink, in a Building Built for Strength’, Published by Alternative Space Loop/National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

Warwick Brown, in ‘Seen This Century’, Published by Random House, New Zealand

Work Held in Public Collections

Taiwan Museum of Art, ROC / Taipei, Taiwan

NTNU Gallery, Institute of Fine Arts / Taipei, Taiwan

Seoul Artspace Geumcheon / Seoul, Korea

Fletcher Trust Collection / Auckland, New Zealand

Massey University Collection / Auckland, New Zealand

Wallace Art Collection / Auckland, New Zealand

Te Manawa Museum / Palmerston North, New Zealand

Christchurch Art Gallery / Christchurch, New Zealand

University of Canterbury / Christchurch, New Zealand

Selected Exhibitions

2019

Images Cast by the Sun (solo), Yavuz Gallery, Singapore

UNTITLED MIAMI with Hollis Taggart Contemporary, New York

Asia Now Paris, with Yavuz Gallery, Singapore/Sydney

Woven and Illuminated, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, Berlin

Containment Field, COMA Gallery, Sydney

Group presentation with Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, Art Brussels

Highlight (curated by Paul Efstathiou & Eleanor Flatow), National Arts Club, New York

Group presentation with Yavuz Gallery Singapore, Art Basel Hong Kong

2018

‘The Imagist & the Materialist’ (solo forthcoming), COMA Gallery, Sydney

‘MAKING-IMAGE’ (solo), Luis De Jesus Los Angeles, Los Angeles

Day Paintings (solo), Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland

The Cobra Effect (solo), Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London

Highlight (curated by Paul Efstathiou), Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York

Looking for U, Unit London, London

Group presentation with Yavuz Gallery Singapore, Art Basel Hong Kong

Solo presentation with Neon Parc Melbourne, Material Fair, Mexico City

2017

‘Group presentation’ with Luis De Jesus Los Angeles, Untitled Miami

‘Open Studios’, International Studio & Curatorial Program, NY

‘IRL’ (solo), Yavuz Gallery, Singapore

‘Watching Windows’ (curated by Andrew Clifford), Te Uru Contemporary Museum, Auckland

‘Small Paintings IRL’ (solo), Bartley and Company, Wellington

‘Yavuz Gallery Group Presentation’, Art Basel HK, Hong Kong

2016

‘Deep Surfacing’ (solo), Luis De Jesus Los Angeles, Los Angeles

‘Fauvette Loureiro Finalist Exhibition’, SCA Galleries, Sydney

‘Group Presentation’ (w/Tristian Koenig Gallery), CODE Art Fair, Copenhagen

‘Picturesque’ (curated by Tristian Koenig), Palmer Art Projects, Sydney

‘New Representation Part III’ (solo), Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland

‘Antipodean Inquiry’ (curated by Owen Craven), Yavuz Gallery, Singapore

2015

‘Flatbed Plein Air’ (solo), Tristian Koenig Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

‘Asemic’ (with James Alec Hardy & Hiroshi Tachibana), Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London

‘Paintings 2005-2015’, Pataka Museum, New Zealand

‘A Hot Mess’, Galerie Fatiha Selam, Paris, France

‘Group Exhibition’, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

‘ROCK, PAPER, SCISSORS’ (with Darcey Bella Arnold & Ry David Bradley), Tristian Koenig Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

‘Metarealism’ (including Ryan McGinley, Scott Gardiner, Michael Staniak), Palmer Art Projects, Sydney, Australia

‘New Representation Part II’ (solo), Bartley and Company Art, Wellington, Australia

‘New Representation’ (solo), Chalk Horse Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2014

‘100 Painters of Tomorrow’, Beers Contemporary, London, UK

‘Utopian Days’ curated by Martin Schulze and Hailey Grenet, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

‘Television’ curated by Matthys Gerber, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia

‘Levels of Abstraction’ Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

‘Critical Intent’ (curated by Gary Sangster and Fan Lin), Guangzhou Art Center, Guangzhou, China

2013

‘LATM’ (solo screening), Münchner Stadtmuseum, Munich, Germany

‘Stack Overflow’ (solo), Bartley and Company, Wellington, New Zealand

‘New Smart Objects’ (Solo), Chalk Horse Gallery, Sydney, Australia

‘Unsettled’, Antoinette Godkin Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2012

‘CASS’ (Solo), The Christchurch Art Gallery (Outer Spaces Series curated by Felicity Milburn and Justin Paton, New Zealand

‘Hot Wallpapers’ (Solo), Antoinette Godkin Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2011

‘hyper/links’ (solo), The Physics Room, Christchurch, New Zealand

Bold Horizon National Contemporary Art Award, Waikato Museum, New Zealand

TEAF Public Art 2011- Curated by Ryu Hee Jung, Ulsan Public Terrace, Ulsan, Korea

2010

Frieze- Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

You can’t kill me, I’m notorious (solo), Antoinette Godkin Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

This time it’s official, this time it’s serious, this time it’s personal, this time it’s different’ (solo), Peloton Gallery (P25), Sydney, Australia

Choice! -CW3 Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

A’ Kiosk- Takeout Drawing 3, Seoul, Korea

YOUR WAR IS OLD, YOUR GAME IS OVER (solo), SoFA Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand

Painting in 3-D (solo), Bartley and Company Art, Wellington, New Zealand

2009

Less was More -Plus Gallery, Nagoya, Japan

Open Studios -Kunstlerhaus GloguAIR, Berlin, Germany

Collectively Speaking -Te Manawa Museum, New Zealand

Plan B, Project B -Seoul Artspace Geumcheon, Korea

1.44mb Seongbuk Blue -Takeout Drawing, Seoul, Korea

The Real Bad Painter and the Story of Everything in Real-time (solo) -Antoinette Godkin Gallery, Auckland, NZ

Leisure/Pleasure/Sex/Power/Beauty/Danger-Danger! (solo)-Sofitel Melbourne(GAP Projects) Australia

The BANG-BANG Painting Collective (solo)-Bartley+Company, Wellington, NZ

Lying Beyond What is Obvious (solo)-Doosan Arts Center, Seoul, Korea

1.44mb Archive Machine -Takeout Drawing, Seoul, Korea

This is Not Miami- Paintlust Project Space, Christchurch, New Zealand

Paint Wall Paper Wine -SFA Gallery, Christchurch, NZ

2008

Project Standing by 000 -Loop Alternative Space/Xii Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Are you right to not like modern art? Te Manawa, New Zealand

’64’ -64zero3, Christchurch, New Zealand

Red Carpet -Changdong Art Studio, Seoul, Korea

Appearance and Reality -Grimson Gallery, Seoul, Korea

IASK Public Art Project -Changdong Art Studio, Seoul, Korea

Taking a Line, Vavasour Godkin, Auckland, NZ

‘My Eyes Keep Me in Trouble’ curated by Tilman, Physics Room, NZ

Things to do with paint that won’t dry… (solo) – HSP Offsite Project, Christchurch, New Zealand

I read… -Bartley and Company, Wellington, NZ

Aspects of the Gallery -Vavasour Godkin Gallery, Auckland, NZ

STOP GAP/exquisite corpse -SOFA Gallery, Christchurch, NZ

Associated spin-off’s of the weekday painter (solo)-Physics Room Kiosk, Christchurch, NZ

2007

Paint Lust at Full Thrust (solo)-Vavasour Godkin Gallery, Auckland, NZ

Accumulated Strategies of the Weekday Painter (solo)-64zero3, Christchurch, New Zealand

Artschool 125 -Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch, NZ

Fast Forward -Vavasour Godkin, Auckland, NZ

Hot -64zero3, Christchurch, NZ

In Limbo -Vavasour Godkin, Auckland, NZ

2006

Pleasure Yourself -Royal College of Art, London, UK

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