New Collector Series

Including work from Meighan Ellis, Ray Haydon, Simon Kaan, Alan Ibell, Cruz Jimenez, Karyn Taylor, Jon Tootill, Vaimaila Urale, Kate van der Drift

24/10/17 to 05/11/17

The New Collector Series features an exciting selection of works from a number of Sanderson Contemporary's stable of artists, ranging in value from $150 - $5,000. The exhibition will open with the launch of our new edition of the 20/20 publication, Twenty Artists Twenty Writers, plus an opportunity to meet the artists.

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As When The Guests Depart

Alan Ibell

03/10/17 to 22/10/17

This exhibition forms part of Ibell’s ongoing investigation into the human psyche, exploring various aspects of the self and its relationship to the physical world. Ibell is interested in painting as narrative and uses figuration as a way to convey a poetic or abstract visual experience. ARTISTS TALK - Alan Ibell in discussion with Linda Tyler Saturday 7th October 11am. This event is a part of ARTWEEK 2017

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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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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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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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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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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

04/07/17 to 23/07/17

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.

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Otherness

Damien Kurth

20/06/17 to 02/07/17

In looking at one of Kurth's paintings, you are invited to occupy the psychic space of both artist and viewer, to consider the technical and aesthetic problems of representation while simultaneously viewing their outcome.

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Glaister Ennor Graduate Art Awards

Various Artists

13/06/17 to 18/06/17

Each year, the five Auckland Art schools are asked to nominate their top Honours and Masters students for the Glaister Ennor Graduate Art Award, a non-acquisitional monetary award given to help launch emerging artists into successful careers in the arts. The winning artist will also be invited to mount a solo exhibition at Sanderson Contemporary in 2018.

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Single Channel

PJ Paterson, Kate van der Drift, Wendelien Bakker, Olivia Blyth, Talia Smith, Jude Broughan

23/05/17 to 11/06/17

This exhibition is a part of the Auckland Festival of Photography. It includes a collection of photographic works that each have their own definitive message and conceptual content, but do not scream though colour drenched imagery or desire soaked subject matter for our consideration.

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Reflector

Ray Haydon and Shintaro Nakahara

02/05/17 to 21/05/17

Reflector positions painter Shintaro Nakahara alongside sculptor Ray Haydon; exhibiting together for the first time, the two artists pose a visual conversation about colour and curve, the control of line, and subtle shine.

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Panem et circenses

PJ Paterson

11/04/17 to 30/04/17

In his latest series of portraits, PJ Paterson’s casts celebrities under the gritty realism of the police mugshot, using found internet images as source imagery.

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Esc

Scott Eady

28/03/17 to 09/04/17

This new body of work investigates things from the everyday, which had a profound effect on the direction of Eady’s research while on his recent residency in Vladivostok. The process of making in Russia was limited by what tools and materials the artist had on hand.

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In The House of the Poet

Alan Ibell

07/03/17 to 26/03/17

In The House Of The Poet forms part of Ibell’s ongoing investigation into the human psyche, exploring various aspects of the self and its relationship to the physical world. The exhibition title is inspired by an experience the artist had during his stay in the small town of Assisi, Italy in 2016.

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ABSTRACT

Simon Cuming, Julien Dyne, Robbie Fraser, Anton Parsons, Theresa Waugh, Wendy Kawabata, Andrew Simmonds and Karyn Taylor

14/02/17 to 05/03/17

To make abstract art is to make with freedom from any representational qualities. For this exhibition, Abstract, we have brought together a collection of artists who each explore the world of abstraction.

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Disquiet

Linda Holloway

24/01/17 to 12/02/17

Linda Holloway’s much awaited new series ‘Disquiet’ is an exploration in depth and texture. Rolling dark skies and seascapes merge into mysterious movement and emotive expression, a visual metaphor for the tumultuous year past. Subtle gradients form natural horizons, beckoning the viewer into the works elusive destination. Figures hide in the depths as shimmering surfaces engulf the viewer with the hopeful pursuit of transcendent light.

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Summer Showcase

Various Artists

06/12/16 to 22/01/17

Summer Showcase features exciting new work from Sanderson Contemporary's stable of artists, offering a glimpse of what’s in store for 2017.

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Crater Pools

Ben Pearce

22/11/16 to 04/12/16

Ben Pearce is a New Zealand based sculptor who works with wood, stone, metal and found objects. His art explores memory and reconciles it thoughts of childhood – a recent and common ancestor to us all. He strives to make visible the quirks and tragedies of our mind’s recording machinations, to materialise the emotional states that can cripple our bodies and which often distort the way we record time and memory.

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Wayfarer

Shintaro and Yoshiko Nakahara

08/11/16 to 20/11/16

This exhibition features new work from the collaborative practice of artists Shintaro and Yoshiko Nakahara. The Japanese-born husband and wife, who were classically trained in Tokyo, each make art independently; as individuals they have different conceptual concerns, work on dramatically different scales and in different mediums.

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