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EDUCATION

 

2017

Bachelor of Visual Arts (First Class Honours, majoring in Drawing)
Dunedin School of Art, Otago Polytechnic

EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS

 

2022

        

              GROUP
              -Pollen in the Trough, Wormhole Gallery, Edgecumbe
               -Kindling Glints, Wave Project Space, Ōtepoti
               -Gift, Ashburton Gallery

               -The Secret Path, George Street via Tini Whetū and Dunedin Dream Brokerage, Ōtepoti

2021
 

SOLO

-Basking, Dunedin Dream Brokerage, Ōtepoti

CURATED
-He Reka te Kūmara, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Ōtepoti

GROUP
- Paemanu: Tauraka Toi, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Ōtepoti

-Soft Stones with Motoko Kikkawa, Olga Gallery, Ōtepoti

-POST, Mail project with Blue Oyster Project Space, Ōtepoti
-Kei Waho i te Kēti, Community Gallery, Ōtepoti
-Exquisite Corpse, Olga Gallery, Ōtepoti

2020
 

SOLO

-Wading in place, Te Matatiki Toi Ora The Arts Centre,  Christchurch

GROUP
-The Complete Entanglement of Everything, Dunedin School of Art
-Parkin Drawing Prize, NZ Academy of Fine Arts, Wellington
-Max A3, Adjo, Dunedin
-Drawing as of September, Allbell Chambers, Dunedin

-Group Show, Allbell Chambers, Dunedin

-Our Oceans, Forrester Gallery, Oamaru

 

2019

 

SOLO

-Gateway Twitching, Adjo, Dunedin

GROUP

-Parkin Drawing Prize, NZ Academy of Fine Arts, Wellington

-Floor Talk, Law Library, Otago University

-Ocean Acidification Street Campaign, Dunedin and Christchurch

-Ōtepoti Zine Fest, Laurel Project Space, Dunedin

-Art and Water, HD Skinner Annex, Otago Museum
-Laurel Salon Hang, Laurel Project Space, Dunedin

-Escape from the Animal Attic, Museum of Natural Mystery, Dunedin

 

MURAL

 

All Things Connected, Orokonui Ecosanctuary, Waitati

 

2018

 

SOLO

Locator/Translocator, AS Gallery, Webb Farry

 

GROUP

-Art and Oceans, HD Skinner Annex, Otago Museum

-Care Ecologies, with Marion Wassenaar, Dunedin School of Art

-Envoys Onwards, with Marion Wassenaar, Te Uru, Waitakere

2017

 

GROUP

-Art and Genetics, HD Skinner Annex, Otago Museum

-SITE 2017, Dunedin School of Art

 

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2022
             -Blue Oyster Caselberg Trust Summer Residency, Broad Bay, Ōtepoti

2020

-Te Matatiki Toi Ora Creative Residency, Arts Centre Ōtautahi Christchurch
-Finalist, Parkin Prize
 

2019

-Finalist, Parkin Prize 

2017

-First in Postgraduate Study, DSA

-Postgraduate Prize for Drawing, DSA

-Finalist, Wallace and Warburton Scholarship

2016

-Webb Farry Grant for 2017

-Lindsey Crooks Memorial Prize for Life Drawing

-Achievement in Painting, DSA

WRITING, PUBLICATIONS, PRESENTATIONS

2021

Dunedin art in unexpected placesStanding Room Only, Radio New Zealand. Aired 28th February 2021. 

2020

Ilk PublicationIssue 1, artist contributor
 

"Uncertain Observer: attentive practices for threatened nonhumans" Kelly, Madison. Scopes: Contemporary Research Topics, Art & Design 19, pg.16-25.  

2019

Uncertain Observer: visual arts practices for threatened species,
Animals at the Edge Symposium, Dunedin School of Art 

 

2018

"Drawing to Discern Parasites" Kelly, Madison.  Junctures: The Journal for Thematic Dialogue,
Dec 2018,  Issue 19, p. 76-80

 

Critical Visibility: Representing Endangerment in Art, Anthropocene Symposium, Otago University

 

2017

"Kakī, Reared and Sampled", Forsdick, Natalie ; Kelly, Madison. Junctures: The Journal for Thematic Dialogue, Dec 2017, Issue 18, p.58-65.
 

EMPLOYMENT

Life drawing tutor at Dunedin School of Art (2018-2020)

Volunteer at Blue Oyster Art Project Space (2017-present)
Lead kaiārahi/guide, Te Korowai o Mihiwaka, Orokonui Ecosanctuary (2018-present)

COLLECTIONS

 

Otago Polytechnic

Private Collections, Aotearoa New Zealand