3. CV

Raymond Jennings

Diploma of Fine Arts – Painting. Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, New Zealand
1952 – Dec Born in New Zealand. Age 12 – started painting in oils

2014
Jan
March
*Exhibition: Picture This…Various Artists
selection of children’s book illustrators from around the world. Lake House Arts Centre, Takapuna, Auckland
*Exhibition: Affair of the Heart. Northcote College, Auckland
April
Invited to do two creative story-telling presentations to Glendowie Primary School, together with partner Joanne Clarke – photographer.
2013
Regular sales / commissions / throughout the year.
Jan – Feb 5 commissions = 1 to Sydney, 2 to Indonesia and 2 to Ohope Beach – including a painting on a 12’ Malibu surfboard
March
*Exhibition: Affair of the Heart. Northcote College, Auckland
May
*New Zealand Original Art Sale. Auckland
June
*The Story of a Painting Group show. Exhibitions Gallery. Wellington
*Exhibitoin OPENING… Art Real Gallery, Parnell Auckland.
September
*Auckland Grammar School Art Expo
December
*Exhibition: Jewellers Workshop – jewellery retail space. 50 High Street, Auckland City
Christmas Exhibition – Group Show Exhibitions Gallery, 20 Brandon Street, Wellington
*Inclusion in Kiwi Diary 2014. KD14 – new art, poetry, recipes, articles and more
2012
Jan              Finalist – Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Awards & Exhibition. Whakatane
Jan              To Turn with the Tide. New stock show. Group show. NKB Gallery. Auckland
Feb              Celebrating 10th anniversary. Art by the Sea, Devonport. Auckland. ‘Inner – Spaces’ Solo show
Feb              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
April           Extra/Dimensions. Solo show. NKB Gallery. Auckland
April           Autumn Stock Show. NKB Gallery. Auckland
May            From the Stars Above. Group show. NKB Gallery. Auckland
June           The Story of a Painting. Group show. Exhibitions Gallery. Wellington
Jul               New Zealand Original Art Sale. Work used for TV ad. Auckland
Aug             Illuminations. Group show. NKB Gallery. Auckland
Sept            Auckland Grammar School Art Expo
Dec             Christmas $1000 Show, Group show. NKB Gallery, Auckland
2011
Jan              Finalist in the Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award. Whakatane
Jan              It Must be Love. Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville. Group show
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
Mar            In Bloom. Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville. Group show
June           A Room with a View. – NKB Gallery, Auckland. Group show
Aug            Auckland Art Fair – Warwick Henderson Gallery. Auckland
Aug            Auckland Grammar School Art Expo
Sept           Finalist in the James Wallace Art Award, TSB Trust. Auckland
Oct             NZ Artists Spring Catalogue – Warwick Henderson Gallery. Auckland
Nov            25th Waitakere Trust Art Awards. Looking West Award. Revell Family Trust.
Nov            Inside Out. – NKB Gallery, Auckland. Group show
Dec            25 Feb NZ Artists Summer Catalogue – Warwick Henderson Gallery. Auckland
Dec-Jan    Christmas $1000 Show, NKB Gallery, Auckland. Group show
2010
Feb            3rd prize in the Duxton Art Awards. Wellington
July           Solo exhibition ‘Interior Expressions’ Satellite Gallery. Auckland
Aug           Solo exhibition -The Power of Beauty – ocean landscapes, Art by the Sea Gallery. Auckland
2009        Sept        Finalist in the James Wallace Art Awards. Auckland
2008
Apr           Solo exhibition at Art by the Sea Gallery. Auckland
Regular sales / commissions / throughout the year.
2007
May        Solo exhibition at Artsite Gallery, Mt Eden. Auckland
May        Rangitoto College. Auckland Art Sale
Aug         Solo exhibition at Artful Gallery. Auckland
Aug         New Zealand Original Art Sale. Aucklan
Aug         Auckland Boys Grammar School Art Sale
Aug         Mt. Eden Normal Primary School Art Auction
Aug         Glendowie School Art Auction. Auckland
Oct          Off the Wall Project, Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland
(Utilizing the walls of the Gallery as the canvas)
Nov         The Depotartspace Gallery, Devonport, Auckland. $300 Group Show
Dec          Solo exhibition at Artsite Gallery, Mt. Eden. Auckland
Dec          McPherson Gallery Auckland. 100 x 100 Group Show
(Work sold to the James Wallace Arts Trust)
2006
Sept         Finalist in the James Wallace Art Awards with a sculptural work
Regular sales / commissions / throughout the year.
2005
Mar         Finalist in Parklane Art Award and Auction at Auckland Museum
Aug         Work entered in a Charity Art Auction at Auckland City Art Gallery
June        Work entered in the NZ Original Art Show. Auckland
July         Backdrop painted for Xanthe White’s feature garden at Ellerslie Flower Show
Also exhibited one outdoor Sculpture
2004
Mar         Exhibition at Metro Gallery. Nelson
Mar         Exhibition at Metro Gallery. Nelson
Aug         Show of New Work at Café Affair. Nelson
Nov         Mural painted for private courtyard. 8m x 3m
2003      Consistent showing of work in a new Gallery. Nelson
May        Show of 10 Paintings at Café Affair. Nelson
Design and construction of props and three large mobile head-wear                                                                  sculptures for the Black-light section of NZ Wearable Art Show. Nelson                                                             Aug         Two day Art Workshop, tutor for fifteen people at Suter Art Gallery. Nelson
Sept        Canvas backdrop painted of New York City for Nelson Car Museum
Oct          Mural painted for private courtyard. 6m x 9m
Six months work in a large warehouse studio in Eden Terrace. Auckland
2002
Solo exhibitions for this year
Adrienne Contemporary Art Gallery, Sao Diego, USA
London Fine Arts Gallery, Singapore
Canterbury Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand
Jan             Viaduct Basin – Americas Cup, six large Piano paintings on show
Oct              Abstract design painted over the front of Kite Shop. Nelson
2002-03   Represented by Parnell Gallery. Auckland
2001          Regular sales / commissions / throughout the year.
2000 Dec           Completed an 8m x 3m (2411 x 911) painting forThe Peninsular Excelsior Hotel lobby. Singapore
1999 Nov           Solo exhibition at Adrienne Gallery, Santa fe. USA
1998 Dec           Joint exhibition at the Metro Gallery. Nelson
1995 Sept          Designed and made stage-props for ‘The New Zealand Wearable Art Show,’ Nelson
1994
Sept          Solo exhibition at the Suter City Art Gallery
Sept          Designed and constructed the stage-set for ‘The New Zealand Wearable Art Show.’ Nelson
1993
June         Solo exhibition at Canterbury Gallery
Dec           Solo exhibition at Fish Market Gallery. Nelson
Dec           One painting in a survey exhibition of Nelsonart at the Suter City Art Gallery
1992
Oct            Joint exhibition at Gallery One. Nelson
Oct            Guest artist at ‘Spring Exhibition’ – Suter City Art Gallery. Nelson
1991 May   Guest artist at Ashburton Art Society Annual exhibition
1990
Oct            Solo exhibition at Canterbury Gallery
Nov          One painting in ‘New Zealand Self-Portraits’ exhibition at CSA Gallery. Christchurch
Dec           Group exhibition at Canterbury Gallery
1989 Mar/May    Joint exhibition with Michael Smither at Canterbury Gallery
1988 Sept    Solo exhibition at Canterbury Gallery
1986 Oct     Solo exhibition at Canterbury Gallery. Christchurch
1985 Sept    Two solo exhibitions at RKS Gallery. Auckland
1980         Spent a year in Northland Kauri Forests – ‘nature’ drawings for the New Zealand Conservation Departmen
1979         Painted a double mural of trees — each wall being 4m x 4m (12ft x lift), inside Aulsebrooks Factory. Auckland
1978       Solo exhibition at Reyburn House Art Gallery. Whangarei
1977       Painting included in ‘Young Contemporaries Exhibition’ at the Auckland City Art Gallery
1st prize Holmwood Portrait Award. Auckland.
1975       Solo Exhibition at Reyburn House Art Gallery. Whangarei
1972       Attended Elam School of Fine-Arts, University of Auckland. Graduated 1975
1971        Northland representative at NZ Secondary Schools Art Workshop held in Wellington.
Ralph Hotere – painting tutor
1969       Painted a 17m x 4m (52ft x 1211) mural inside the library at Kamo High School. Whangarei
1968       Two paintings included in a touring exhibition of New Zealand
1966       Age 14. Became working member of Northland Society of Arts
Exhibited regularly at the Whangarei Art Gallery

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 SuzieMoncrieff (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 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:
Black Door Gallery http://bit.ly/1OdYm7l
Exhibitions Gallery http://bit.ly/1JNrQCC
Art by the Sea http://bit.ly/1Z1RBKX

Online presence:
http://raymondjennings.com
http://raymondcjennings.blogspot.co.nz/ Art for Children
Portfolios:
Painting:
http://bit.ly/1hlwpLN
Drawing: http://bit.ly/18vvK7r
Art for Children:http://bit.ly/1hXODCK
http://youtu.be/t5OGsein0sQ

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https://twitter.com/RaymoJennings
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