CV – update

Raymond Jennings

Diploma of Fine Arts – Painting. Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, New Zealand

2013
Jan – Marcommissions – Auckland, Sydney,  Singapore, Kuala Lumpar – Ohope Beach, painting on a Malibu longboard.

2012 
2012 – Dec-  Christmas $1000 Show, Group show. NKB Gallery, Auckland
2012 – Sept- Auckland Grammar School Art Expo
2012 – Aug 30- ‘Illuminations.’Group show. NKB Gallery. Auckland
2012 – Jul- New Zealand Original Art Sale. Work used for TV ad. Auckland
2012 – June- ‘The Story of a Painting’ Group show. Exhibitions Gallery. Wellington
2012 – May 17- ‘From the Stars Above’ Group show. NKB Gallery. Auckland
2012 – April- ‘Extra/Dimensions’ Solo show. NKB Gallery. Auckland
2012 – April- Autumn Stock Show. NKB Gallery. Auckland
2012 – Feb 25- Celebrating 10th anniversary. Art by the Sea, Devonport, Auckland. ‘Inner – Spaces’ Solo show.
2012 – Feb 9- New Gallery, New Year, New Exhibition. ART 2012 – a selection of top artists showing their best work. Exhibitions Gallery of Fine Art, Brandon St, Wellington CBD
2012 – Jan 27- Finalist – Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Awards & Exhibition. Whakatane
2012 – Jan 12- NKB Gallery, Auckland. ‘To Turn with the Tide’ new stock show. Group show.
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1952 – 2011
1952 – Dec Born in New Zealand. Age 12 – started painting in oils
1966 – Age 14. Became working member of Northland Society of Arts
Exhibited regularly at the Whangarei Art Gallery
1968 –  Two paintings included in a touring exhibition of New Zealand
1969 – Painted a 17m x 4m (52ft x 1211) mural inside the library at Kamo High School, Whangarei
1971 -Northland representative at NZ Secondary Schools Art Workshop held in Wellington
1972 – Attended Elam School of Fine-Arts, University of Auckland
1975 – Solo Exhibition at Reyburn House Art Gallery – Whangarei
1977 – Painting included in ‘Young Contemporaries Exhibition’ at the Auckland City Art Gallery
1977 – 1st prize Holmwood Portrait Award, Auckland.
1978 – Solo exhibition at Reyburn House Art Gallery – Whangarei
1979 – Painted a double mural of trees — each wall being 4m x 4m (12ft x lift), inside Aulsebrooks Factory in Auckland
1980 – Spent a year in Northland Kauri Forests – ‘nature’ drawings for the New Zealand Conservation Department
1985 – Sept Two solo exhibitions at RKS Gallery, Auckland
1986 – Oct Solo exhibition at Canterbury Gallery, Christchurch
1988 – Sept Solo exhibition at Canterbury Gallery
1989 – Mar/May Joint exhibition with Michael Smaller at Canterbury Gallery
1990 – Oct Solo exhibition at Canterbury Gallery
1990 – Nov One painting in ‘New Zealand Self-Portraits’ exhibition at CSA Gallery, Christchurch
1990 – Dec Group exhibition at Canterbury Gallery
1991 – May Guest artist at Ashburton Art Society Annual exhibition
1992 – Oct Joint exhibition at Gallery One, Nelson
1992 – Oct Guest artist at ‘Spring Exhibition’ — Suter City Art Gallery, Nelson
1993 – June Solo exhibition at Canterbury Gallery
1993 – Dec Solo exhibition at Fish Market Gallery, Nelson
1993 – Dec One painting in a survey exhibition of Nelson art at the Suter City Art Gallery
1994 – Sept Solo exhibition at the Suter City Art Gallery
1994 – Sept Designed and constructed the stage-set for ‘The New Zealand Wearable Art Show,’ Nelson
1995 – Sept Designed and made stage-props for ‘The New Zealand Wearable Art Show,’ Nelson
1998 – Dec Joint exhibition at the Metro Gallery, Nelson
1999 – Nov Solo exhibition at Adrienne Gallery, Santa fe, USA
2000 – Dec Completed an 8m x 3m (2411 x 911) painting for The Peninsular Excelsior Hotel lobby, Singapore
2002 – Solo exhibitions for this year
Adrienne Contemporary Art Gallery, San Diego, USA
London Fine Arts Gallery, Singapore
Canterbury Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand
2002 – Jan Viaduct Basin – Americas Cup, six large Piano paintings on show
2002 – Oct Abstract design painted over the front of Kite Shop, Nelson
2002 – 03 Represented by Parnell Gallery, Auckland
2003 Consistent showing of work in a new Gallery, Nelson
2003 – May Show of 10 Paintings at Café Affair, Nelson
2003 – Design and construction of props and three large mobile head-wear sculptures for the Black-light section of NZ Wearable Art Show, Nelson
2003 – Aug Two day Art Workshop, tutor for fifteen people at Suter Art Gallery, Nelson
2003 – Sept Canvas backdrop painted of New York City for Nelson Car Museum
2003 – Oct Mural painted for private courtyard. 6m x 2m
2003 Six months work in a large warehouse studio in Eden Terrace, Auckland
2004 – Mar Exhibition at Metro Gallery, Nelson
2004 – Mar Exhibition at Metro Gallery, Nelson
2004 – Aug Show of New Work at Café Affair, Nelson
2004 – Nov Mural painted for private courtyard. 8m x 3m
2005 – Mar Finalist in Parklane Art Award and Auction at Auckland Museum
2005 – Aug Work entered in a Charity Art Auction at Auckland City Art Gallery
2005 – June Work entered in the NZ Original Art Show, Auckland
2005 – July Backdrop painted for Xanthe White’s feature garden at Ellerslie Flower Show
Also exhibited one outdoor Sculpture
2006 – Sept Finalist in the James Wallace Art Awards with a sculptural work
2007 – May Solo exhibition at Artsite Gallery, Mt Eden
2007 – May Rangitoto College. Auckland Art Sale
2007 – Aug Solo exhibition at Artful Gallery, Auckland
2007 – Aug New Zealand Original Art Sale, Auckland
2007 – Aug Auckland Boys Grammar School Art Sale
2007 – Aug Mt. Eden Normal Primary School Art Auction
2007 – Aug Glendowie School Art Auction, Auckland
2007 – Oct Off the Wall Project, Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland
(Utilizing the walls of the Gallery as the canvas)
2007 – Nov The Depotartspace Gallery, Devonport, Auckland. $300 Group Show
2007 – Dec Solo exhibition at Artsite Gallery, Mt. Eden, Auckland
2007 – Dec McPherson Gallery Auckland. 100 x 100 Group Show
(Work sold to the James Wallace Arts Trust)
2008 – Apr Solo exhibition at Art by the Sea Gallery, Auckland
2009 – Sept Finalist in the James Wallace Art Awards, Auckland
2010 – Feb 3rd prize in the Duxton Art Awards, Wellington
2010 – July Solo exhibition ‘Interior Expressions’ Satellite Gallery, Auckland
2010 – Aug Solo exhibition ‘The Power of Beauty’ – ocean landscapes, Art by the Sea Gallery, Auckland
2011- Jan Finalist in the Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award, Whakatane
2011- 14 Jan ‘It Must be Love’ Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville. Group show
2011 – Feb The Sketchbook Project 2011 Tour Thousands of sketchbooks exhibited at galleries and museums on tour across the USA. 28839 artists from 94 countries around the world participating
2011 – Mar ‘In Bloom’ Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville. Group show
2011 – June ‘A Room with a View’ – NKB Gallery, Auckland. Group show
2011 – Aug Auckland Art Fair – Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland
2011 – Aug Auckland Grammar School Art Expo
2011 – Sept Finalist in the James Wallace Art Award, TSB Trust, Auckland
2011 – Oct NZ Artists Spring Catalogue – Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland
2011 – 18 Nov 25th Waitakere Trust Art Awards. Looking West Award. Revell Family Trust.
2011 – 24 Nov ‘Inside Out’ – NKB Gallery, Auckland. Group show.
2011 – 2012 7 Dec – 25 Feb NZ Artists Summer Catalogue – Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland
2011 – Dec- Jan Christmas $1000 Show, NKB Gallery, Auckland. Group show.

PAINTINGS IN NEW ZEALAND COLLECTIONS

4x            James Wallace Charitable Arts Trust.  TSB. Auckland
1x            Bank of New Zealand—Cathedral Square, Christchurch
2 x           Westpac Bank Art Collection. Christchurch
lx             Lincoln University. Christchurch|
lx             Ashburton Society of Arts
3x            Mark Stevenson, Blenheim
1x            Ann Rush (Artist) Nelson
2x            Jane Evens (Artist) Nelson
3x            Suzie Moncrieff (Artist) Nelson
1x            Kristen Hollis (Artist) Christchurch
1x            Ian McDonald (Photographer) Auckland
4x            Judith White (Author) Auckland
7x           Brian Drumm (Education Dept) Auckland
1x            Quality Hotel. 223 Cuba Street. Wellington
1x            Brancott Estate Wines, Head office. Auckland
1x            Maynard Marks. Property & Building Consultants. Level 12, 52 Swanson St. Auckland

Plus numerous other private, and public collections

Above collections include large paintings:
2 x       4m (12’)
4x        3m (9’)
6x       2m (6’)

Also, single and multiple sales to private collectors in Singapore, London, & USA…..includes 6 paintings and 7 drawings to Ballards, London

Represented by:
Art by the Sea, Auckland  www.artbythesea.co.nz
Exhibitions Gallery, Wellington  www.exhibitionsgallery.co.nz

Online presence:
http://raymondjennings.com

http://artshow.co.nz/gallery/Raymond+Jennings
http://www.facebook.com/raymondc.jennings

 

 

 

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