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Raukura Turei

(Ngāitai ki Tāmaki (Tainui), Ngā Rauru Kītahi)

 

Born 1987, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland (currently lives and works in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland and New York)

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2015           

Registered Architect, New Zealand Registered Architects Board (NZRAB) 

                 

2011                    

Masters of Architecture, First Class Honours, Class Scholar, University of Auckland

 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

2019           

‘Te Poho o Hine-Ruhi’, Sumer, Tauranga (solo)

Tokyo Art Fair, New Zealand representation (organised by Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade)  (solo)

 

2018           

‘The Earth Looks upon us: Ko Papatuānuku te matua o te tangata’, Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi, Wellington (curated by Tina Barton)

Projects, Auckland Art Fair, The Cloud, Auckland (curated by Francis McWhannell and Gabriela Salgado)

Sanderson Contemporary, Auckland, NZ, Group Show - People’s Choice

 

2017           

‘SELF’, Allpress Studio, Auckland, NZ (solo)

‘Untitled (pending welcome)’, Objectspace, Auckland (curated by Elle Loui August) (solo)

 

2016           

‘The Grief Series and other musings’, Miss Crabb HQ, Auckland (solo)

 

2013           

‘He Whare Tangata: Inside the womb’, NZ Architecture + Woman Exhibition - Between Silos, Auckland (collaboration with Elisapeta Heta and Lynda Simmons)

‘Mele Kanikau’ University of Auckland Theater Production (Set Designer; Directed by Michelle Johansen)

 

2012           

‘Whakaahuatia’ PSi #18 International Performance Symposium, Leeds (collaboration with Mark Harvey, Te Oti Rakena, Cat Ruka)

‘Te Hiki a Hine Ruhi - Looking up Skirts’, NZ Architecture Student Award Finalist Show, George Fraser Gallery, Auckland

‘Te Hiki a Hine Ruhi - Looking up Skirts’ Corner Window Gallery, Auckland

 

 

PRESS 

 

Baker, Kristy, To think about fraught things,  Art + Australia, 2018 http://www.artandaustralia.com/online/discursions/think-about-fraught-things                 

 

Greer, Jessica Belle, Fashion Quarterly Magazine - Four Painters (Interview), Issue 1, Bauer Media: Auckland, 2019

https://www.fq.co.nz/life/career/raukura-turei-nz-contempoary-artist-style

 

McCall, Claire, A Gentle Rhythm – Owairaka House, Urbis Magazine, Issue 109, BCI Publishing: Auckland, 2019 (photos by Greta van der Star)

https://urbismagazine.com/articles/a-gentle-rhythm/

 

Thomas, Rebecca Zepher, Inside Story : Raukura Turei, Urbis Magazine, Issue 101,

BCI Publishing: Auckland, 2017 https://urbismagazine.com/articles/inside-story-raukura-turei/#img=0

        

Van der Star, Greta, Raukura Turei, Sylvester Session - #94, 2018   

https://katesylvester.com/blogs/all/sylvester-sessions-94

 

 

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

 

2015           

NZRAB - Registered NZ Architect

 

2014  

New Zealand Film Awards - Nominated for Best Supporting Actress ‘The Deadlands’

 

2012           

Best Awards - Silver - UoA Thesis Project

 

2012  

University of Auckland - Blues Award

 

2011  

NZIA Graphisoft Student Design Award - Finalist Year 5 Studio 

AAA Cavalier Bremworth Unbuilt Architecture Awards - Student Commended 

 

2010           

Maori and Pacific Post-Graduate Scholarship, University of Auckland

Traveling Scholarship of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland (RIAI) - Highly Commended

 

2009           

Auckland Abroad Academic Travel Grant, University of Auckland

 

2008  

The Graham Ford Dawson Prize for the Best Result in Design 6 - (Bachelor of Architecture - University of Auckland) 

The NZIA Graphisoft Student Design Award – Highly Commended Year 3

 

2005-2011    

Maori and Pacific Undergraduate Scholarship (CATS), University of Auckland

Keystone Property Education Trust Student Study Award