Exhibitions

Drawn by Wendy Kawabata, Liam Gerrard, Brendan McGorry, John Oxborough, Karyn Taylor, Anita Levering, Paris Kirby, Paul Martinson, Stephen Ellis, Damien Kurth, Cruz Jimenez, Harriet Stockman

Drawn

Wendy Kawabata, Liam Gerrard, Brendan McGorry, John Oxborough, Karyn Taylor, Anita Levering, Paris Kirby, Paul Martinson, Stephen Ellis, Damien Kurth, Cruz Jimenez, Harriet Stockman

04 July to 23 July 2017

DRAWN is a part of a wider series of curated group exhibitions that focus of a singular mode of creating- using a very broad term as the premise. DRAWN highlights the various ways we consider drawing, as a way of thinking or planning for a finished work or as the finished work itself.

Upcoming Room 1

Opposite Shore

Stephen Ellis

25/07/17 to 06/08/17

In his latest body of work, Opposite Shore, Ellis refers to various migrations across the seas, including those of environmental refugees and his own family’s passage from Scotland and Ireland to New Zealand in search of a new home.

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Sanctuary

Paris Kirby

08/08/17 to 27/08/17

Paris Kirby’s practice predominately examines New Zealand native bush, with a focus on its immersive, dramatic and spiritual qualities. Her research draws inspiration from time spent amongst the bush across the country, recreating her experience and devotion to the subject through large-scale, highly-detailed paintings.

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Concurrent

Josephine Cachemaille, Vaimaila Urale, Paris Kirby, Kate van der Drift, Karyn Taylor, Simon Kaan, Stephen Ellis, Meighan Ellis

29/08/17 to 17/09/17

On view concurrently with Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, this exhibition features works by each of the artist's that will be presented in the Sanderson Contemporary booth. This is an exciting line up, spanning the genres of painting photography and sculpture.

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New Works

Simon Kaan

19/09/17 to 01/10/17

Simon Kaan describes his work as ‘biological landscapes’, animated vistas that piece together a sense of belonging and explore a multi-dimensional sense of self. The images he creates, like the work of the late Ralph Hotere, can be viewed through an allegorical window.

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Tatala by Vaimaila Urale

Tatala

Vaimaila Urale

04 July to 23 July 2017

Tatala (to open) represents Vaimaila Urale’s exploration of painting on canvas with small and large scale works. This new body of work reiterates her commitment to the use of symbols which strongly identifies her practice. .

Upcoming Room 2

Ornamentation and Abstraction

Rozana Lee

25/07/17 to 06/08/17

This exhibition offers a conversation about visuality, ornamentation, and abstraction. It traces the relevance of ornament to abstraction instead of setting them at odds. The collaged fabrics in the paintings serve as the artist’s composition as well as bearer of the ornamental patterns connecting us to the world, evoking a sense of place.

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Sea of Echoes

Kate van der Drift

08/08/17 to 27/08/17

Kate van der Drift's working process begins at the site, photographing landscapes that she will then print and work into by hand, subtracting landscape features by adding atmospheric elements and painting thin layers of white wash onto the surfaces. These modifications are then repeated during digital manipulation. The result is a dreamlike aesthetic that mixes awe and melancholy...

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New Work

John Oxborough

29/08/17 to 17/09/17

John Oxborough explores genres such as landscape, still life and figure painting, the keystones of Western art. Most specifically he holds a significant place in New Zealand’s rich tradition of landscape painting, working from an Expressionist approach as well as an analytical one.

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Morning Light

Wendy Kawabata

19/09/17 to 01/10/17

Wendy Kawabata is an artist who has travelled and lived for periods in diverse and far-flung places and is now based in Hawaii. Time spent in each place taking in the life, climate, landscape and culture emerges in unexpected and satisfying ways in her work.

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