Viewing Room

Various Artists

11/08/20 to 13/09/20

Our viewing room showcases an exciting exhibition of both new and archived works from our stable of artists.

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Love In The Time 2020

Teresa HR Lane

14/07/20 to 09/08/20

Imagine you could rearrange the world. All the stories that come flooding through our screens and across our coffee tables, telling us what the world looks like – you could reconstruct them; take all the images that propose to show us who, where, and what we are, and create a new, more familiar mythology.

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Viewing Room

Various Artists

16/06/20 to 12/07/20

Artists include Alan Pearson, Mickey Smith, Julie Cromwell, Simon Kaan, Jon Tootill

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Shadows Within

Julie Cromwell

24/03/20 to 14/06/20

Julie Cromwell’s exhibition at Sanderson entitled Shadows Within, is part of an ongoing study of how ceramic vessels represent both their physical form, as well as embody intangible qualities such as spatial, sensual and ethereal.

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New Collectors

Multiple Artists

01/03/20 to 03/03/20

Coming soon...

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various artists

25/02/20 to 22/03/20

LIT showcases both works by current Sanderson artists exploring the emanation of light through photography, lumen prints, neon and sculpture. The exhibition includes works by Scott Eady, Paul Hartigan, Poppy Lekner, Karyn Taylor and Kate van der Drift. 

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Emerging Artists 2020

Various Artists

28/01/20 to 23/02/20

Sanderson’s annual Emerging Artists exhibition supports promising new talent - this year, showcasing a collection of works from recent graduates of Elam and Whitecliffe. This exhibition provides a platform for emerging New Zealand artists, giving viewers insight into the practices’ of these talented artists, whose careers are ones to watch.

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She's a Force

Josephine Cachemaille

03/12/19 to 26/01/20

Josephine Cachemaille (b. 1971, New Zealand) is an award-winning installation artist who makes paintings, objects and assemblages. She approaches art-making as a place to engage with non-human things as bodies with needs, desires and agency. She describes objects, materials and media as “collaborators” who know things, contribute and have the capacity to act. Cachemaille often tasks her installations and artworks with specific functions or roles.

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Stephen Ellis

12/11/19 to 01/12/19

Robert FitzRoy was New Zealand’s second Governor. He had been the captain of Darwin’s Beagle and went on to found the British Meteorological Office. His life’s work was the prediction of storms and the protection of shipping and seafarers from their destructive force. To that end he invented the weather forecast and a system of storm warnings that could be telegraphed to coastal stations and displayed to ships as drums and cones hung from masts on shore, indicating wind strength and direction. FitzRoy is a hinge between climate ignorance and climate science.

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Directional Listening: Fluvial Field Notes

Kate van der Drift

22/10/19 to 10/11/19

Kate van der Drift’s new exhibition Directional Listening: Fluvial Field Notes is a continuation of inquiry into the fragile ecology and transformation of the Hauraki Plains. Hauraki was once New Zealand’s largest wetland complex and has been almost entirely transformed since colonisation by land drainage and Kahikatea logging.

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New Work

Louise Tuckwell

01/10/19 to 20/10/19

We are delighted to introduce Sydney based artist Louise Tuckwell to Sanderson Contemporary. Tuckwell's geometric works draw on both logic and intuition, juxtaposing architectural forms with flat, playful colour. Tuckwell has been exhibiting for over 30 years and has works in many significant collections including Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Artbank, City of Sydney, New England Regional Art Museum, Tamworth Art Gallery, Bathurst Regional Gallery, Allens Linklaters and the Justin House Museum

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Paul Martinson

10/09/19 to 29/09/19

Aotearoa New Zealand was once home to nine species of moa. Despite millions of years of existence, their disappearance from fossil and archaeological records sadly coincided with the arrival of the first humans in the 14th century. The resulting destruction of moa habitat and human hunting was responsible for their rapid demise and extinction. Precisely how moa would have looked visually may always have a degree of speculation about it, just as we can never know for sure how dinosaurs appeared to an observer. In that sense this is very much collaboration of science and art.

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