Alvin Pankhurst – Pankhurst Studios – NZ Silkscreen prints – New Zealand Artist » Exhibitions

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Alvin Pankhurst – Pankhurst Studios – NZ Silkscreen prints – New Zealand Artist » Exhibitions

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1965

Won

National

Competition for Air New Zealand poster design.


1966

Attended Wellington Polytechnic School of Design (4 year course).


1969

Completed Diploma course at Wellington Polytechnic School of Design with Honours.


1969

(June) All work done up to that time lost in house fire in Wellington. Spent 5 months recovering from burns.


1969

“Self Portrait Bust With Tendrils”. First painting done after fire.


1970

Completed “Urban Sprawl”,

finalist

in that year’s Benson and Hedges Art Award.


1970

NZ Young Contemporaries Exhibition.


1971

Began work on “Maybe Tomorrow”.

Began 2 years work on illustrations for “New Zealand’s Heritage; The Making of

A Nation” magazine.


1974

Completed “Maybe Tomorrow” entered and won

1974 Benson and Hedges Art Award

Work is bought by

Dunedin Public Art Gallery

, for NZ record price.


1975

Group Exhibition for opening of Barrington Art Gallery,

Auckland

“Something To Hide” bought by

Todd Motors Collection, Wellington
1975

Group show Bett Duncan Gallery,

Wellington
1976

Works on large Seascapes


1976

Group Exhibition

Rotorua

“Sea Swirl” bought by National Art Gallery, now

Te Papa Wellington.
1977

Works on Seascapes.


1980

Works on Tapestry and Flower Paintings


1981

Group show John Leach Gallery

Auckland

. Limited Edition Prints of “I Remember” made by John Leach Gallery.


1982-4

Experiments with many new forms. “Bug Art”paintings being the only works kept but never shown.


1984

“From The Real World”. A Trusteebank Southland Art Foundation Exhibition.

Southland Museum and Art Gallery

bought “Morning Tide”.


1987-89

Worked on the “Immigrants” series.


1989

(May) Series exhibited at RKS Art

Auckland

.


1989-90

Works on Orchids Washed on Beach Series.


1990

Works on large paintings of Ebony Elephants Washed Up on Beach.


1990

Group show Charlotte H. Gallery,

Auckland

.


1991

Group show Yanna Lund Gallery,

Wellington

.


1991-92

Worked and exhibited in Amsterdam “Apunto Gallery”

Amsterdam

Work in Art Fairs included in

Amsterdam

and

Brussels

.


1992

Group Exhibition “Apunto Gallery”

Amsterdam

. “ New Real Exhibition” with Wainer Vaccari and Jan Worst.


1992

Begins work on the “Hounds” and new tapestry work.


1993

Warwick Brown Gallery “Painted Tapestries”

Auckland

.


1993-94 Christchurch

City Art Gallery, Robert McDougall

“Real Vision Exhibition” “The Immigrant.”


1996

Group Exhibition “NZ Real”, Milford Gallery,

Dunedin

.

One man show, Milford Gallery,

Dunedin

“Painted Tapestries.”

Works with International Art Centre,

Auckland

.


1997

Group Exhibition “Modern NZ Art” Milford Gallery,

Dunedin

.

One man show Dobson Bashford Gallery,

Christchurch

.


1998

One man show Portfolio Gallery,

Auckland

.

Group Exhibition Monterey Gallery,

Auckland

.


1999

One man show International Art Centre,

Auckland
1999

Group Exhibition Monterey Gallery

Auckland

.

Painted ceiling Fresco (Baroque Style) at Monterey Gallery,

Auckland

.


2000

Opened The Spiral Gallery with retrospective show 1969-2000

Studio Gallery in Queen Street,

Auckland

.

Gave Art Classes and painted NZ Landscapes.


2001

Two paintings accepted for

THE ROYAL ACADEMY SUMMER EXHIBITION, LONDON

.

“Regeneration” which was hung and “Silent Echoes”.


2001 Christchurch

City Art gallery Robert McDougall, “Images of Home and Garden”

“Maybe Tomorrow”.


2002-04

Pankhurst Gallery in

Masterton

, Directors; Douglas and Allisson Whitcombe.


2002 Anderton Park Gallery, Southland

bought “Silent Echoes” for permanent collection.


2002-3

Joint Exhibitions in Spiral Gallery with Brent Wong, Mark Cross and Tom Mutch.


2002-05

Handmade Silkscreen Prints. Bought by NZ Parliament

Wellington

and

Southland

Museum.


2004

Commission for 16 Paintings for The Fox Glacier Hotel,

Westland
2005

Opened The Real Gallery Newmarket,

Auckland

with Brent Wong.

Joint Exhibition with Brent Wong, Mark Cross, Craig Primrose, Graham Downs,

David Woodings and Jillian Palmer.


2006

First of Maori paintings “About Time”, “Our Time”, “Transition”, “The Last Stand”,

taking as inspiration the beautiful carvings of the NZ Maori and depicting them in typical NZ settings.


2007

Peter Rae Gallery,

Dunedin

“Spiritual Journeys.” Solo Exhibition of Maori Paintings.


Opened Pankhurst Studio Gallery in Parnell, Auckland

. Exhibitions twice a year.


2008

First of the giclee art prints and cards.


2008-12

Chosen for

NZ

Artfind Calendar 5 consecutive years.


2009

Group Exhibition of opening of Aesthete Gallery,

Hamilton

.

Presentation at the

Rotorua

Museum of Art and History.


Hastings

City Art Gallery Group Exhibition “Mind Games, Surrealism in Aotearoa”.


2009-11

“Beloved Exhibition”

Dunedin

Public Art gallery “Maybe Tomorrow.”


2010

Paintings of Moeraki Boulders, Kotuku Birds and first of European Immigrant artifacts and Maori carvings on the beach.


2010

Limited Edition Giclee Prints of ”Returning Heroes”,

“Tuturu Aotearoa”, “Frosty Morning”, and the iconic “Spiritual Journey”.

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