LAURA WILLIAMS b. 1965

Email: tweepeaks@gmail.com

Instagram: @takingthepastiche

 

EDUCATION

2005        Masters of Sociology, First Class, University of Auckland

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022         Thinly Veiled, Page Gallery, Wellington, NZ upcoming

2019         Capturing Liberty, Gallery One, Corban Estate Arts Centre, Auckland, NZ

2019         Dutchess County Picnic, Weasel Gallery, Hamilton, NZ

2017         Arcadian Crumpet, Black Asterisk, Auckland, NZ

2016         Taking the Pastiche, Black Asterisk, Auckland, NZ

2015         Up Pompeii, Black Asterisk, Auckland, NZ

2014         Quiet Life, Lesley Kreisler Gallery, New Plymouth NZ

2014         Twee Peaks, Black Asterisk, Auckland, NZ

2013         Shelf Life, Kreisler Gallery, Melbourne, AUS.

 

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2022         Aotearoa Art Fair, Laree Payne Gallery, Auckland, upcoming

2022         Fumbles for Rhymes, Wallace Gallery Morrinsville, Morrisonville, NZ

2021         Fumbles for Rhymes, Wallace Arts Trust, Pah Homestead, Auckland, NZ

2021         Figure Skating, Page Gallery, Wellington, NZ

2021         Flagrant Gardens, Laree Payne Gallery, Hamilton, NZ

2020         New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award Finalist Exhibition, Hamilton, NZ

2020         Virtual Auckland Art Fair, Weasel Gallery, NZ

2019         Ida Soleil, Föenander Gallery, Auckland, NZ

2019         Three is the Magic Number, Sunset Tattoo, Auckland, NZ

2019         ChaNorth 2019 Alumni Group Show, One Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2019         Face Time, Föenander Gallery, Auckland, NZ

2019         National Contemporary Art Awards, Waikato Museum, Hamilton, NZ

2019         Indoor Voices, The Yard, Williamsburg, NY, USA

2019         Small Works 2019 Online Exhibition, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2019         Wassaic Summer Exhibition, Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY, USA

2019         New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award Finalist Exhibition, Hamilton, NZ

2019         Aspiring Art Prize Finalist Exhibition, Wanaka, NZ

2018         ChaNorth Open Studio, Chashama,2600 NY-199, Pine Plains, NY, USA

2018         Still Life with Flowers, Gallery One, Corban Estate Arts Centre, Auckland, NZ

2017         Art Ache, Golden Dawn, Auckland, NZ

2016         Big Little Things: The Great Small Art Group Show, Black Asterisk, Auckland,

2016         Black Asterisk Fifth Birthday Exhibition Group Show

2015         Birthday Show, The Artists Room, Dunedin, NZ

2014         Group Show, Black Asterisk, Auckland NZ

2014         Outsider art Fair, Auckland, NZ

2013         Christmas Presence, Kreisler, Melbourne, AUS

AWARDS

2020        Brian Perry Charitable Trust Painting Merit Award

2020        Finalist New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award

2019        Finalist Craigs Aspiring Art Awards, Highly Commended

2019        Finalist New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award

2019        Finalist National Contemporary Art Award

 

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2022         Golden Foundation Artist Residency, New Berlin, NY, USA upcoming

2018         ChaNorth, Chashama,2600 NY-199, Pine Plains, NY, USA

 

OPEN STUDIOS

2022        Golden Foundation Artist Residency, New Berlin, NY, USA upcoming

2021        Akepiro Studio, 2020 Auckland Art Week, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand

2020        Akepiro Studio, 2020 Auckland Art Week, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand

2018        ChaNorth October Residency, Chashama,2600 NY-199, Pine Plains, NY, USA

 

REVIEWS

2020, October, Eye Contact, Critical reviews on art and visual culture in Aotearoa New Zealand

http://www.eyecontactsite.com/2020/10/avoiding-enfeeblement

2019, March, Eye Contact, Critical reviews on art and visual culture in Aotearoa New Zealand

http://eyecontactsite.com/2019/03/painting-and-print-competition

2019, Number 171/Spring 2019, Art New Zealand, 2019 National Contemporary Art Award Review

2019, August, Eye Contact, Critical reviews on art and visual culture in Aotearoa New Zealand

http://eyecontactsite.com/2019/08/ncaa-in

2019, March, Eye Contact, Critical reviews on art and visual culture in Aotearoa New Zealand

http://eyecontactsite.com/2019/03/sophisticated-faux-naivity

 

MEDIA & PRINT

2021 Two Hundred and Fifty Years of New Zealand Painting

2019, Number 172/Summer 2019, Art New Zealand, Blooming Late: The Painted Worlds of Laura Williams, pg. 59-61

2018 http://artsdiary.co.nz/beenthere037.html

2018, May, Sunday Star Magazine, Sunday Magazine, My Sunday

2017 https://artache.bigcartel.com/product/laura-williams

https://idealog.co.nz/design/2017/11/art-ache-and-importance-art-cultural-conversations

2017 November, Idealog

2017, November 2017 New Zealand Herald

http://www.viva.co.nz/article/culture-travel/dick-frizzell-art-ache/

2017, Stuff Homed

https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/homed/decor/91203180/meet-the-maker-artist-laura-williams

2017, October, Paperboy

http://www.noted.co.nz/culture/whats-on/a-fringe-fave-new-art-exhibitions-and-more-auckland-events

2017, October 2017 New Zealand Herald

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11930498

2017 October, Good net Auckland Art Week Promo

2017 Stuff Homed

https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/home-property/88481941/create-a-home-studio-that-inspires

2016 Phantom Billstickers Café Reader, illustration for poem by Magali, page 70

2013 Sydney Morning Herald

http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/about-town/your-weekend-out-and-about-20130913-2tocc.html

 

RADIO

Bfm Art Bank https://player.fm/series/95bfm-artbank/artbank-september-18-2016

Bfm Who Arted http://95bfm.com/bcast/painter-laura-williams