Paul Hartigan  | Bio

N E O N  C O M M I S S I O N S : 1 9 8 7 – 2 0 1 0

2005
COLONY
(Static Neon Installation – Monochrome)
Size: 7.5 Meters high x 20 Meters wide O/A
Location: Faculty of Engineering Foyer
22b Symonds St
Client: The University of Auckland
* Best Public Sculpture Auckland Metro Awards 2006

2004
SUN-STRIKE
(Multicoloured Static Neon Installation)
Size: 2.8 high x 2.5 Meters wide and 1.5 x 1.2
Meters wide (2 panels in 2 locations)
Location: Private beach house, Interior, Piha
Client: Leonie & John Hynds, Auckland

2003
REALM
(Tri-Coloured Static Neon Installation)
Size: 2.0 high x 1.5 Metres wide O/A
Location: Private garden, Grey Lynn
Client: Sally Tagg Photography, Auckland

2001
NEBULA-ORION
(Animated Neon Installation – Multicoloured)
Size: 7.5 Metres high x 12 Metres wide
Fascia 13 x 23 Metres O/A
Location: Exterior facade of Orion Sub-Station, Armagh St
Client: Orion NZ Ltd, Christchurch
SIGNAL-ECHO
(Sequenced Neon Installation – Multicoloured)
Size: 7.2 Metres high x 80 Metres wide O/A
Location: Exterior facade of New Lynn Community Centre
Client: Waitakere City Council, Auckland

1998
LINE-DANCE
(Static Neon Installation – Multicoloured)
Size: 4.8 Metres high x 3.6 Metres wide O/A
Location: Exterior facade of gallery premises
Client: Muka Gallery, 46A Brown Street, Auckland

1997
PATHFINDER
(Static Neon Installation – Monochrome)
Size: 3 Panels, each approx.12 Metres high x 5
Metres high
Location: New exterior facade of gallery extension
Client: Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth

SPIRAL GYRA
(Static Neon Installation – Multicoloured)
Size: 2.8 Metres high x 1.5 Metres wide O/A
Location: Interior courtyard wall
Client: Private Collection, Drake St, Victoria Park,
Auckland

1996
ELEMENTAL
(Static Neon Installation – Multicoloured)
Size: 1.5 Metres high x 10 Metres wide O/A
Location: Southwest fascia of domestic building
Client: Terry Boon, Architect, New Plymouth

1987-88
WHIPPING THE WIND
(Sequenced Neon Installation – Multicoloured)
Size: 10 Panels, each 2800 x 1100 mm
16 Metres wide x 2.8 Metres high O/A
Location: Landcorp House, 101 Lambton Quay,
Wellington
Client: National Mutual / Wellington City Council
Arts Project
Paul Hartigan Artist 021 980 220 paul@hartigan.co.nz

S O L O  E X H I B I T I O N S :
2010 ‘THE VAPOURS’ Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington
2009 ‘THE UNDRAWN’ Artis Gallery, Auckland
2008 ‘CHROMOPHOBIA’ Artis Gallery, Auckland
2008 ‘PUFF DADDY’ Designworks, Wellington
2008 ‘REVOLUTION II’ Black Barn Gallery, Havelock North
2007 ‘REVOLUTION’ Tinakori Gallery, Wellington
2006 ‘STREET COUNTRY’ Black Barn Gallery, Havelock North
2006 ‘SECOND SKIN’ Tinakori Gallery, Wellington
2005 ‘SIGN UP’ The Signal, Hamilton
2005 ‘VINTAGE NON VINTAGE’ Black Barn Gallery, Havelock North
2004 ‘ALPHABETICA’ Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch
2000 ‘HYBRID’ Manawatu Art Gallery, Palmerston North
2000 ‘NEW AGE’ Janne Land Gallery, Wellington
1999 ‘HYBRID’ Artis Gallery, Auckland
1998 ‘FLAT-OUT’ Artis Gallery, Auckland
1997 ‘ART-SPEAK’ The Drawings Gallery, Auckland
1996 ‘HARD & SOFT’ Janne Land Gallery, Wellington
1995 ‘Q:8’ R.K.S. Art, Auckland
1993 ‘NEW PAINTINGS’ Janne Land Gallery, Wellington
1993 ‘ARTIST’S SHOWCASE’ Govett- Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
1992 ‘RECENT WORKS’ Lesley Kreisler Gallery, New Plymouth
1992 ‘HARTIGAN’ Claybrook Gallery, Auckland
1990 ‘THE DECADE PAST’ Fox Street Gallery, Auckland
1990 ‘NEW WORKS’ Lesley Kreisler Gallery, New Plymouth
1989 ‘MONOPRINTS’ Muka Studio, Auckland
1989 ‘BIG INSTANTS’ Real Pictures Gallery, Auckland
1985 ‘PIECES OF THE PUZZLE’ R.K.S. Art, Auckland
1982 ‘NEON/NEON’ R.K.S. Art, Auckland
1981 ‘COLORWORDS’ R.K.S. Art, Auckland
1980 ‘CATALOGUES’ Barry Lett Galleries, Auckland
1980 ‘TATTOO CLASSIQUES’ Denis Cohn Galleries, Auckland
1979 ‘PICTURESQUE’ Barry Lett Galleries, Auckland
1979 ‘MODERNESQUE’ Galerie Legard, Wellington

C O L L E C T I O N S :
Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui
The Chartwell Collection
Real Art Roadshow, Wellington
Te Manawa, Palmerston North
Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt
The National Library Of New Zealand
The Hocken Library, Dunedin
Connells Bay Sculpture Park
The Boon Collection
John Matthews Collection
The Jenny Gibbs Collection
Fletcher Challenge Collection
Auckland Savings Bank
The National Bank
Telecom New Zealand
ECNZ, The Rutherford Trust Collection
Private Collections throughout New Zealand, Australia, England, Germany & USA

G R O U P E X H I B I T I O N S ( S e l e c t e d )
2011 ‘GAME ON’ Hastings City Art Gallery, Hawkes Bay
2011 ‘PRESENCE’ Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
2010 ‘NZ POP’ Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
2010 ‘MILLE-FLEURS’ The Suter Gallery, Nelson
2009 ‘DON’T WORRY City Art Rooms, Auckland
IT’S ONLY MONEY’
2009 ‘EDITIONS’ Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington
2008 ‘UNLIMITED’ City Art Rooms, Auckland
2009 ‘ARE YOU RIGHT TO Te Manawa, Palmerston North
NOT LIKE MODERN ART?’
2008 ‘A MODEL ASSEMBLY’ Artis Gallery, Auckland
2008 ‘A BROTHEL WITHOUT WALLS’ City Art Rooms, Auckland
2008 ‘ART-SPEAK: Works from the The Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland
University of Auckland Art Collection’
2008 ‘NEIL MILLER: Question of Corban Estate Art Centre, Waitakere City
Water and of Earth’
2007 ‘LIGHTBOX’ Paul Baragwanath, Auckland
2007 ‘EDITIONS’ Tinakori Gallery, Wellington
2007 ‘PATHFINDERS: Collection Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
Focus’
2007 ‘SCULPTURE ON A PLINTH’ Waiheke Community Gallery
2006-07 ‘ENCOUNTER – New Zealand Auckland Museum
Design & Decorative Arts’
2006-07 ‘THE ART OF ASSEMBLAGE’ Corban Estate Art Centre, Waitakere City
2006-07 ‘BIRDS – The Art of New Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui
Zealand Birdlife’
2006 ‘MELBOURNE ART FAIR’ Tinakori Gallery, Wellington
2006 ‘BIRDS – The Art of New Pataka, Porrirua
Zealand Birdlife’
2006 ‘VIEWFINDER’ Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
2006 ‘RETURN OF THE HAND’ Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui
2006 ‘NORSEWEAR ART AWARD’ Hawkes Bay Exhibition Centre, Hastings
2005 ‘IRIS FISHER ART AWARDS’ Te Tuhi The Mark, Pakuranga
2005 ‘JAMES WALLACE ART AWARD’ Wallace Trust Gallery, Auckland
Pataka Museum, Porrirua
2005 ‘SHOW NUMBER 9’ Matakana Pictures, Matakana
2005 ‘THE SPIRIT OF SCULPTURE’ St Matthew-in-the-City, Auckland
2005 ‘HOME FIRES BURNING’ Percy Thomson Gallery, Stratford
2004 ‘MAJOR: MINOR’ Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland
2004 ‘LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION: Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
Critical Moments from The
Govett-Brewster Collections
2003-04 ‘TRACING POLAROID’ McNamara Gallery, Wanganui
2003 ‘THE COLLABORATORS’ Anna Bibby Gallery, Auckland
2002 ‘RED, BLACK, WHITE’ Anna Bibby Gallery, Auckland
2001-02 ‘THE CARTOON SHOW’ Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
2001 ‘MASQUERADE: THE ART Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington
OF COURTSHIP’
2001 ‘DIVERSIONS’ The Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland
2001 ‘LET THERE BE LIGHT’ Gow-Langsford Gallery, Auckland
2000 ‘CONTEMPORARY ART FROM Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
THE COLLECTION’
2000 ‘THE NUMBERS GAME’ Adam Art Gallery, Wellington
2000 ‘COLLECTORS CHOICE’ Te Papa, Wellington
1999 ‘ANDY & FRIENDS’ Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
1999 ‘GOOD DREAMS, BAD DREAMS’ Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
1998 ‘LEAP OF FAITH’ Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
1997 ‘BRACING ACQUISITIONS’ National Library of New Zealand,
Wellington
1997 ‘LEADING LIGHTS’ Artis Gallery, Auckland
1996 ‘DEFYING GRAVITY’ Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
1996 ‘GLOW IN THE DARK’ Manawatu Art Gallery, Palmerston North
1995 ‘NZ LIGHT’ Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
1995 ‘KIAORA PAORA’ R.K.S. Art, Auckland
1995 ‘CONTEMPORARY NEW Hawke’s Bay Exhibition Centre, Hastings
ZEALAND ART’
1994 ’75 OF THE BEST’ Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui
1994 ‘NEW ZEALAND ART SEEN’ Manawatu Art Gallery, Palmerston North
1993 ‘THE STUDIO CERAMICS Fisher Gallery, Auckland
DINNER SERVICE SHOW’
1992 ‘HEY-THAT’S FUNKY’ The Warwick Brown Gallery, Auckland
1992 ‘CONTEMPORARY UPDATE’ Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui
1991 ‘WORKS FROM THE Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland
PERMANENT COLLECTION’
1990 ‘UNITED/SARJEANT GALLERY Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui
ART AWARD
1990 ‘A VIEW OF ELAM’ James Wallace Gallery, Auckland
1990 ‘ELAM CENTENARY Auckland Institute and Museum, Auckland
EXHIBITION’
1990 ‘4 FROM ELAM’ Artis Gallery, Auckland
1990 ‘A FEW YEARS OF NEW The George Frazer Gallery, Auckland
ZEALAND LANDSCAPE’
1989 ‘UNITED NEW ZEALAND New Zealand Touring Exhibition
MODERN MASTERS COLLECTION’
1989 ‘CONSTRUCTED INTIMACIES’ Moet & Chandon New Zealand Art
Foundation
1988 ‘PUBLIC ART -BONUS ART’ Wellington City Art Gallery, Wellington
1988 ‘DRAWING – ANALOGIES’ Wellington City Art Gallery, Wellington
1988 ‘GOODMAN SUTER BIENNALE’ Suter Art Gallery, Nelson
1986 ‘GOODMAN SUTER BIENNALE’ Suter Art Gallery, Nelson
1985 ‘NEW ARTISTS DRAWINGS’ Red Metro Gallery, Auckland
1983 ‘NEW IMAGE’ Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland
1983 ‘PACIFIC GLASS’ Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
1981 ‘MODERN PRINTS SAMPLER’ Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland
1980 ‘DIRECTIONS IN NEW ZEALAND Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
PRINTMAKING’
1980 ‘KOLORPLATEN’ Real Pictures Gallery, Auckland
1980 ‘CLOSET ARTISTS OPENING Closet Artists Gallery, Auckland
SHOW’
1980 ‘PHOTOGRAPHS BY FOUR Real Pictures Gallery, Auckland
PAINTERS’
1979 ‘MAKING AN IMPRESSION’ Dowse Art Gallery, Lower Hutt
1979 ‘FIGURATIVE ARTISTS’ Peter Webb Galleries, Auckland
1979 ‘INTERNATIONAL BIENNAL Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
EXHIBITION OF PRINTS’
1978 ‘LITTLE WORKS’ Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland
1977 ‘BIENNAL OF GRAPHIC ART’ Moderna Galerija, Ljubjana, Yugoslavia
1977 ‘YOUNG CONTEMPORARIES’ Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland
1977 ‘NEW ZEALAND PRINTS’ Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland
1977 ’39 DRAWINGS BY EIGHT Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland
ARTISTS’
1976 ‘NEW PRINTS’ Peter Webb Galleries, Auckland
1976 ‘NEW ZEALAND DRAWING’ Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland
1975 ‘PROJECT 7’ Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland
1972 ‘INFLUX’ Bledisloe Place, Auckland City
1970 ‘TARANAKI REVIEW’ Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth