Newsletter September 2017

Sarah Smuts-Kennedy's Light Language, Te Uru 2 Sept - 29 Oct

Image credit: Sarah Smuts-Kennedy

McCahon House artist in residence September – December 2016, Sarah Smuts-Kennedy’s post residency exhibition Light Languageopens at Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery this Saturday 2nd September at 4pm and runs until 29 October 2017.

In addition to Sarah’s exhibition at Te Uru, a selection of new video works (also made during her residency) will be on display in McCahon House. There will be an opening at McCahon House, 3pm Sunday 24th September.

Sarah will speak in conversation with Natasha Conland and Laurence Simmons about Light Language at Te Uru, 1pm Sunday 24th September.



Oliver Perkins Japanese Laurel currently on till 8 Oct

Image credit: Sam Hartnett & Hopkinson Mossman

Painter Oliver Perkins has recently completed his McCahon House Artist in Residence May – August 2017. Oliver Perkins’ post residency exhibition Japanese Laurel is currently running at Te Uru until 8th October 2017. To find out more, or enquire about Oliver’s work, contact Hopkinson Mossman


We welcome international artist Taro Shinoda

In mid-September we welcome our first International Artist in Residence Taro Shinoda. There will be a welcome for Taro at the Residency 4pm Sunday 24th September, you are warmly welcome to join us. Taro will also give an artist talk and participate in an Open Studio. Dates to be advised.

Shout Whisper Wail! lecture series Saturdays 16-30 Sept, 2:30-4:30pm

Auckland Art Gallery and Auckland University’s Continuing Education are running a short contemporary art course in association with current exhibition Shout Whisper Wail! The member discount is kindly being extended to McCahon House Trust subscribers as an enticement to attend what will be a lively and informative course. Details below:
Explore contemporary New Zealand and Australian art and join co-director of the Chartwell Trust, Sue Gardiner, as she explores the background to Shout Whisper Wail! The 2017 Chartwell Show

Discover how an artist might use forms of performance, sound and music, or the tools of rhetoric, to activate the idea of an audience within their work. Shout Whisper Wail! features the work of Juliet Carpenter, Biljana Popovic, Janet Lilo, Jacqueline Fraser, Stuart Ringholt, Luke Willis Thompson, Julian Dashper, et al. in collaboration with composer Samuel Holloway, Alicia Frankovich, and Marco Fusinato.

$85 Members (& McCahon House Trust subscribers)
You save $30 on the usual course fee. To receive your discount, use the following promo code when booking: SHOUT#17
For a more information please visit the Continuing Education website or phone 0800 864 266.
Continuing Education:
Auckland Art Gallery:

Alumni artists' exhibitions

Daniel Malone (group show)
Poor Timing
Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland
4 Aug - 2 Sept

Rohan Wealleans
Joy Control
Ivan Anthony, Auckland
19 Aug - 16 Sept

Campbell Patterson
Moods of Infinity
Michael Lett, Auckland
2 Sept - 30 Sept

Andy Leleisi'uao
Homonoia People
PG Gallery 192, Christchurch
22 Aug - 15 Sept

Campbell Patterson 
Call Sick
Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
17 Jun - 1 Oct

Richard Lewer
Life, Love and Death
Sullivan + Strumpf, Singapore
2 Sept - 1 Oct

Lisa Reihana
Venice Biennale, Italy
15 May - 26 Nov


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