endemicworld Artweek Curation

With so many awesome exhibitions and shows in the Artweek catalogue and so little time, we thought we’d give you a helping hand in deciding what to visit. Endemicworld have selected 10 shows you should not miss, together with a little bit of information from the Artweek website.

Auckland Artweek runs from October 10-18.

Happy viewing!

Oh, and all images used below are linked to their original source


Chancery Square

A diverse selection of arts projects and exhibitions, are popping up for Artweek in spaces at the newly renovated Chancery Square thanks to Pop Up Now.

Shows and events run 10th–18th Oct

Chancery Square Artweek







Until Now

Jessica Pearless

BATH STREET GALLERY, 43 Bath St, bathstreetgallery.com

Show runs 8th–31st Oct Hours: Tue–Fri 10am–5.30pm; Sat 11am–3pm

Artist Talk: Join Jessica Pearless, Gallery Curator Matt Blomeley and Associate Professor Peter Shand, Head of Elam School of Fine Art, for a discussion around the exhibition and on contemporary approaches to abstraction in art. Sat 10th Oct 11am

After Painting by Jessica Pearless feat. at Artweek













Original Drawings: Sculptures/ Paintings/Prints

Michael Smither

ARTIS GALLERY, 280 Parnell Rd, artisgallery.co.nz

Show runs 22nd Sep–11th Oct Hours: Mon–Fri 9.30–5:30pm Sat 10am–4pm Sun 11am–4pm also

Artist Talk Michael Smither: Sat 10th Oct 1pm

Breakwater by Michael Smithers









Gavin Hurley and Sam Mitchell

MELANIE ROGER GALLERY, 226 Jervois Rd, Herne Bay, melanierogergallery.com

Show runs 23rd Sep–17th Oct Hours: Wed 11am–4pm; Thur–Fri 11am–5pm; Sat 11am–3pm

Artist Talk: Sam Mitchell Sat 17th Oct 11am

Gavin Hurley Artweek








Ponsonby + Wynyard Walk

Three walking tours with local history and art afficionado Edward Bennett taking in the art in Ponsonby, St Mary’s Bay and Wynyard Quarter


Sat 10th Oct 2pm–4pm * Sat 17th Oct 2pm–4pm


For bookings: admin@artweekauckland.co.nz


New Works

Owen Dippie

OD GALLERY 545 K’Road, owendippie.com, Sat 10th Oct 6–9pm

Show runs 10th–18th Oct Hours: Sat–Sun 12pm–6pm

Einstein by Owen Dippie








Seven artists produce work in response to the theme of “Sketchy”

4 CROSS STREET GALLERY, 4 Cross St, facebook.com/4crossst

Show runs 10th–18th Oct


Selected Images Made Between 1960 and 1998

Ans Westra

BOWERBANK NINOW, 312 K’Road, bowerbankninow.com

Show runs 14th Oct–14th Nov Hours: Tue-Sat 10am–5pm

Tamariki Ans Westra Artweek













Carwash photo show

Edward Howie, Joe Hockley, Kieran Lowe, Mark Barber, Nigel Roberts, Raymond Sagapolutele, Route52, StJohn and Tim D


Opening: Thu 15th Oct 7pm

Show runs 15th–19th Oct


Linda Holloway & Brendan McGorry

SANDERSON CONTEMPORARY ART, Osborne Lane, 2 Kent St, sanderson.co.nz

Show runs 29th Sep–11th Oct Hours: Mon–Fri 10am–6pm Sat & Sun 10am–4pm

Brendan McGorry and Linda Holloway Artweek








FLOX Live Paint

Watch FLOX transform the Gordon Harris outside wall into something spectacular!

GORDON HARRIS, 4 Gillies Ave, Newmarket, Wed 14th Oct & Thu 15th Oct

Flox Live paint Artweek auckland







Art Films

Special screening of IRIS and Salt of the Earth, followed by a short season of screenings throughout Artweek. See website for details.

THE VIC; CINEMA CAFE THEATRE, 48–56 Victoria Rd, thevic.co.nz

Paid event



Rob Tucker

BETTE’S, 8 Victoria Rd, bettes.co.nz

Show runs Oct 8th–18th Tue–Sun 11am till late

Also: Bette’s will be putting on a special tapas and drinks menu during Artweek for all the art enthusiasts out there.  Mon 4pm til late Tue–Sun 11am til late

A study for a tamarillo and watercress salad supreme by Rob Tucker












Tattoo Aotearoa – New Zealand

Helen Mitchell

The Pah Homestead – TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre

Mon 12th Oct 6–8pm

Show runs 13th Oct–13th Dec

Danielle by Helen Mitchell Artweek Auckland





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