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Past Exhibitions

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Sid Marsh - Pacific White

5 April - 12 May 2024

Sid Marsh presents an exhibition of his intricate, detailed drawings and paintings documenting journeys, explorations and commentary from around the planet, this time looking at watery worlds.

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Clive Humphreys - Between Showers

5 April - 12 May 2024

Clive Humphreys is a printmaker and painter with work represented in many private and public collections. Over the last decade, the works’ focus has been on black and white watercolour and charcoal drawing to explore the primeval process of forest and landscape on Waiheke Island where the artist now lives.

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Vinita Khanna - Charting the Present and Imponderabilia

5 April - 12 May 2024

Vinita Khanna is an Indian born artist whose work has been exhibited internationally including prestigious venues like the Tate Modern, Victoria and Albert Museum and Somerset House in London.
She holds a Master of Fine Arts from Goldsmiths College University of London (1999).
Vinita's works include a range of media including painting, collage, sculpture and poetry. In this collection of works she explores the notion of 'progress' through a collection of military prints and abstract painting. This is her first exhibition in New Zealand.

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Ngā WAI Tohu - Waitangi Exhibition

16 February - 1 April 2024

Curated by Lorna Rikihana and Sylvia Nelson this exhibition explores the whakataukī, "Ko au te whenua, ko te whenua ko au, I am the earth and the earth is me"

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Perpetual Guardian Sculpture on the Gulf 2024 Group Show

16 February - 1 April 2024

On show at the Waiheke Community Art Gallery is a group show by Perpetual Guardian Sculpture on the Gulf 2024 artists. Here, you will see a wide range of two and three-dimensional works exploring a diversity of practices

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The Reckoning - Wanda Gillespie

16 February - 1 April 2024

Embark on a contemplative journey through "The Reckoning," where Wanda Gillespie's transcendent sculptures invite us to ponder the profound depths of our epoch.

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Tidelines - Sally Tagg & Carol Bucknell

12 January - 11 February 2024

Artists Sally Tagg and Carol Bucknell explore that ever-changing space between land and sea; celebrating our deep connection to Aotearoa’s coastline while warning of its increasing fragility.


Jostle - Waiheke Small Things

15 December - 11 February 2024

Jostle is back! This is an open exhibition inviting Waiheke artists who live on the island either full or part time to get creating and produce a cornucopia of colour for the summer!
Entry is $20 to submit up to 4 pieces and is a cash and carry exhibition so visitors can collect a piece of original Waiheke art to take home. 2D and 3D works are encouraged but may be no larger than 300mm in any direction. 
The exhibition will also feature artists on the 2024 Waiheke Art Map, which will be available at the gallery and participating studios and galleries.


Diploma of Ceramics Graduation Exhibition

15 December - 7 January 2024

Terry Bell presents her Diploma of Ceramics graduation exhibition in the Small Gallery, along with current students participating in the Diploma.

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Walker & Hall Waiheke Art Award 2023

27 October - 10 December 2023

The Walker & Hall Waiheke Art Award 2023 is proudly sponsored by Walker & Hall in association with the Waiheke Community Art Gallery. This is a National Award for two dimensional works in any medium and has a Prize of $10,000 as the Premier Award.

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Art and Community: One Woman's Legacy

27 October - 10 December 2023

A celebration of community arts and the visionary woman who founded Waiheke's Catherine Mitchell Arts Centre. (CMAC)

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Wanda Gillespie - The Portrait and the Abacus

8 September - 23 October 2023

Contemporary Auckland-based artist Wanda Gillespie showcases the exploration of her work in wood from her 2023 art residency on Waiheke Island.  

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Julia Holden and Tracey Sullivan - Atawhai Whenua, and what else I see from here

8 September - 23 October 2023

The title of this exhibition by Julia Holden and Tracey Sullivan references a poem of the same name, focusing on human inattention to what the world brings us, and what we have to lose through lack of care.

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Alison Fausett - You can’t touch it, but you know it's there

8 September - 23 October 2023

Alison Fausett’s paintings capture “uneasy partnerships” exploring tensions between light, object, and figure, creating ambiguous, psychological partnerships. A photographer first and foremost Fausett paints from the view of the camera lens capturing light passed over by normal human vision and slowing down the act of seeing.

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The Members Show 2023

Gallery temporarily closed physically for floor renovations ~ Open online!

Experience a cornucopia of diverse work across a variety of mediums and practices from current Waiheke Community Art Gallery members.

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Oliver Stretton Pow - Morphology

Gallery temporarily closed physically for floor renovations ~ Open online!

Stretton Pow’s evolving project ‘Make History’ focuses on notions of history as a creative construct, researching characters, objects and legends that shape cultural heritage.

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Oyster and Moon - Matariki Exhibition

Gallery temporarily closed physically for floor renovations ~ Open online!

Curated by Jeanine Clarkin, a collective of Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa creatives reflect on the treasures of their ancestors as they navigate the waters of their future.

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