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Kelcy Taratoa

(Ngai Te Rangi, Ngati Raukawa)

 

Born 1972, Levin

Currently lives and works in Tauranga
 

 

EDUCATION

 

2005

Master of Māori Visual Arts (1st Class Honours), Massey University, Palmerston North

 

2002

Bachelor of Māori Visual Arts (1st Class Honours), Massey University, Palmerston North

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

2020

He Kauhanga Tawhiti, Sumer, Tauranga (solo)

Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū, Christchurch (solo – upcoming)

 

2019

The Grey Space: Te Kore, te-wiwia, Bartley + Company Art, Wellington (solo)

Who am I? Episodes, Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga (solo)

 

2018

Atomic Blue, Compose Gallery, Tauranga (solo)

 

2017

Big City, Nadene Milne Gallery, Christchurch (solo)

Urban Mauri, Zeus Gallery, Tauranga; The Skin Room, Hamilton; Taneatua Gallery, Taneatua

 

2016
We Like Catching Fish, Mangere Arts Centre, Auckland (solo)

The Panoptic Tower, Pataka Museum+Art, Porirua (solo)

Mau Ahua, New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Wellington

Katharsis, Caulder & Lawson Gallery, Waikato University, Hamilton

Artists in Residence: Centennial Exhibition, Scots College, Wellington

 

2015
Vivid, Nadene Milne Gallery, Arrowtown (solo)

Toioho XX: 20 Years of Maori Visual Art, Te Manawa Museum, Palmerston North

 

2014
Surveillance and Privacy, Museum Art Hotel, Wellington (solo)

 

2013

Nadine Milne Gallery, Auckland Art Fair, Auckland

 

2011

Roundabout: Face to Face, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv

 

2010

Roundabout, City Gallery, Wellington
Crisis & Isolation, Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga (solo)

 

2008

Conversations, Identity, Te Manawa Museum, Palmerston North

 

2007
kelcytaratoa – Myspace, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna Toi o Waiwhetu, Christchurch (solo)

New Painting – Digital Age, Pataka Museum, Porirua; Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Auckland

        

2005
The who am I? episodes, Te Manawa Museum, Palmerston North; Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt (solo)

Wallace Prize, Aotea Centre, Auckland ; Pataka Museum, Porirua

2x2 Contemporary Projects: Back to Mine - Urban Realities, City Gallery Wellington

 

2003

Te Whare Toi, The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt

 

2002

Matatau, Te Manawa Museum, Palmerston North

Toi Maori Aotearoa, Pataka Museum, Porirua

 

GRANTS & AWARDS

 

2004

Massey University: Masterate Scholarship 

 

2003

Massey University: Blues Arts and Culture Award

 

2001

Creative New Zealand: Te Karahepe a Te Waka Toi