LAURA WILLIAMS

Auckland

New Zealand

Phone: +64 0272920608

Email: tweepeaks@gmail.com

Instagram: @takingthepastiche

EDUCATION

2005        Masters of Sociology, First Class, University of Auckland

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013         Shelf Life, Kreisler Gallery, Melbourne, AUS.

2014         Twee Peaks, Black Asterisk, Auckland, NZ

2014         Quiet Life, Lesley Kreisler Gallery, New Plymouth NZ

2015         Up Pompeii, Black Asterisk, Auckland, NZ

2016         Taking the Pastiche, Black Asterisk, Auckland, NZ

2017         Arcadian Crumpet, Black Asterisk, Auckland, NZ

2019         Dutchess County Picnic, Weasel Gallery, Hamilton, NZ

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

 

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2013         Christmas Presence, Kreisler, Melbourne, AUS

2014         Outsider art Fair, Auckland, NZ

2014         Group Show, Black Asterisk, Auckland NZ

2015         Birthday Show, The Artists Room, Dunedin, NZ

2016         Black Asterisk Fifth Birthday Exhibition Group Show

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

2017         Art Ache, Golden Dawn, Auckland, NZ

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

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

2019         Aspiring Art Prize Finalist Exhibition, Wanaka, NZ

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

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

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

2019         Face Time, Föenander Gallery, Auckland, NZ

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

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

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

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

2019         Ida Soleil, Föenander Gallery, Auckland, NZ

AWARDS

2019         Finalist Craigs Aspiring Art Awards, Highly Commended

2019         Finalist New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award

2019         Finalist National Contemporary Art Award

 

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

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

2020        Golden Foundation Artist Residency, New Berlin, NY, USA

 

REVIEWS

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

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

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

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

 

MEDIA

PRINT MEDIA

2013 Sydney Morning Herald

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

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

2017 Stuff Homed

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

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, November 2017 New Zealand Herald

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

2017 November, Idealog

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

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

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

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

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

http://www.good.net.nz/article/art-week

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

 

RADIO

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

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

 

 

Laura Williams Auckland New Zealand

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