FIONA PARDINGTON
Biography

 SOLO EXHIBITIONS 

2012    Flora, Suite, Wellington, New Zealand

2011    The Pressure of Sunlight Falling, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand

            Phantasma – Two Rooms, Auckland, New Zealand

            The Pressure of Sunlight Falling, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand

2010    Ahua: A Beautiful Hesitation & The Language of Skulls, Lisa Sette, Scottsdale, USA

            Ahua: A Beautiful Hesitation, Sydney Biennale 2010, Sydney, Australia

            Eros & Agape, {Suite}, Wellington, New Zealand

2008    Heitiki from the Whanganui Museum, Two Rooms, Auckland, New Zealand

Arise, {Suite}, Wellington, New Zealand

2007    The Heart Derelict, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch and Two Rooms, Auckland, New Zealand

2006    Southern Maori Rock Art, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand

2005    Without you, McNamara Gallery, Wanganui, New Zealand

2005    Eight Shells, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand

2004    New work, Bartley Nees Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

2003    Revelation / Whakakitenga, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch and McNamara Gallery, Wanganui, New Zealand


            Te Tohua, Te Orongonui Bartley Nees Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

2002    Mauri Mai / Tono Ano, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand and Snowhite Gallery, Unitec, Auckland, New Zealand

2001    One Night of Love, Waikato Museum of Art and History, Hamilton, New Zealand

1997    Proud Flesh, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand

1996    There's No Right Way to Do Me Wrong, Sue Crockford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

1995    Unprotected, Jensen Gallery, Wellington, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand

1994    Tainted Love, Sue Crockford Gallery Auckland, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, New

Zealand

1993    His Vile Fancy, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand

Rising to the Blow, Sue Crockford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

1990    The Journey of the Sensualist, Sue Crockford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

1989   Night of the Senses, Sue Crockford Gallery, Auckland and Southern Cross Gallery, New Zealand

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2012    Contact. Artists from Aotearoa/New Zealand, Frankfurter Kunstvereign, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

            Contemporary New Zealand Photography, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

            Arsenale 2012, Arsenale, Ukrainian Biennale of Contemporary Art, Kiev, Ukraine

            Dense Hang, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand

2011    Still Life – Two Rooms, Auckland, New Zealand

            A Wake: Still Lives and Moving Images, Momentum, Berlin, Germany

            Blood and Roses, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand

            Tender is the Night, Wellington City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

2010    Pink Flamingos, Suite, Wellington, New Zealand

            21st Century: Art in the First Decade, Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

            Wunderkammer (A cabinet of curiosities), Suite, Wellington, New Zealand

            Within Emptiness, 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Central, Hong Kong

2006    Within Memory: Aspects of New Zealand documentary photography 1960- 2000, Wellington, New Zealand

Contemporary New Zealand Photographers, Pataka's New Zealand International Arts, Festival programme, Wellington, New Zealand

2003    Pressing Flesh, Skin, Touch, Intimacy, Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki, Auckland, New Zealand


            Te Puawai O Ngai Tahu, Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand

2002    Slow Release: Recent Photography from New Zealand, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, Australia and Adam Gallery, Victoria University, 
Wellington, New Zealand

2001    Prospect 2001 New Art New Zealand, City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand


Purangiaho: Seeing Clearly, Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tamaki, Auckland, New Zealand

Friends of the Family: The Bieringa Collection, Sargeant Gallery, Wanganui, New Zealand

Au Kaha Kia Kaha ; Strengthening the Bindings of the Earth, of the People, of the Soul, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand

Rukutia!Rukutia! Southern Maori Art Te Waipounamu House, Christchurch, NZ


20 Key Works from the Paris Family Collection, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand


2000    Haumi E! Hui E! Taiki E! A Ngai Tahu Visual Arts Exhibition, The Annex, Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand

1999    Tino Rakatirataka Kai Tahu, Christchurch Polytechnic, Christchurch, New Zealand


Sharp And Shiny: Fetishism In Contemporary New Zealand Art, Govett- Brewster Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand

1995    Cultural Safety, Aktuelle Kunst Aus Neuseeland, Frankfurter Kunstverein and the Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany

1994    Te Hono O Nga Motu Rua / The Joining of the Two Islands, Te Taumata Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand


One Hundred and Fifty Ways of Loving, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand


Station to Station: the Way of the Cross, Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

1993    Alter / Image: Feminism and Representation in New Zealand Art, City Gallery Wellington and Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

Suffer: Suffering in the Nineties, Teststrip Gallery Auckland and Hamish McKay Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

1992    Implicated and Immune: Artists Respond to HIV/ Aids Crisis, Fisher Gallery, Auckland, New

Zealand

1990    Now, See, Hear! Art, Language and Translation, Wellington City Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand


            Constructed Intimacies, Moet and Chandon New Zealand Art Foundation Touring Exhibition, New Zealand

1989    Imposing Narratives: Beyond the Documentary in Recent New Zealand Photography, Wellington City Art Gallery, Wellington, New Z

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY 

2005    Hannah Holm, Contemporary New Zealand Photographers, Mountain View Publishing

2004    Peter Shand, 'Hei Moteatea', in Public Private, Tuamatanui, Tumataiti, The 2nd Auckland Triennial, Auckland City Art Gallery, New Zealand, pg 119-123

2000    Rebecca Tansley, ' Family Ties, Portrait of the Artists', North and South, February, pp 24-25

1998    Giovanni Intra, 'A Case History: Tainted Love', Exhibition Catalogue, Milk Powder Press, Auckland, New Zealand.

Anne Kirker, 'Flipping the Coin: Fiona Pardington's Photo- Constructions', Art New Zealand, No 48, Auckland, New Zealand, Spring, pg 47-4

Paul Thompson, New Zealand, A Century of Images, Te Papa Press, Wellington, pp162

1996    Gynneth Porter, Black and White and Dead all Over, Midwest, No 9, pp 22-27

1995    Christian Huther, 'Cultural Safety/ Actuelle Kunst aus Neuseeland' ( Kunstverien , Frankfurt au Main), Kunstforum International No 131, August-October, pp 378-9
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Gregory Burke, 'Cultural Safety', Cultural Safety, Contemporary Art From New Zealand, Frankfurter Kunstverein/ City Gallery, Wellington, Te Whare Toi

1992    Allan Smith, 'Romanticist and Symbolist Tendencies in Recent New Zealand Photography', Art New Zealand, No 64, Auckland, New Zealand, Spring, p 80

1991    Elizabeth Knox, 'Fiona Pardington', Pleasures and Dangers, Trish Clark and Wystan Curnow (eds), Longman Paul and Moet & Chandon New Zealand Art Foundation, pp 2-13

1990    Gregory Burke, 'An Indeterminate Surface' and Priscilla Pitts, "Exchanging Looks: Aspects of Gender and Representation in Contemporary Photography', Imposing Narratives; Beyond the Documentary in Recent New Zealand Photography, Wellington City Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand, pp 7 -21