Artists André Hemer

André Hemer

b. 1981, NZ

André Hemer (New Zealand/German) holds a Master of Fine Arts (Distinction) from the University of Canterbury (2006 ) and a PhD (Painting) from the University of Sydney. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Arts Foundation New Generation Award (2016), The Wallace Arts Awards, Paramount Award (2016) The National Contemporary Art Award, Waikato Museum (2011) and the Bold Horizons Contemporary Art Award (2011). He has secured various international residencies and exhibited extensively in New Zealand, Australia, Korea, Taiwan, Germany and the United Kingdom. His work continues to attract international attention, affirming him as an international painter to watch.

André Hemer joined Gow Langsford Gallery’s stable of artists in 2015.


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André Hemer


2011-2015 PhD (Painting), SCA, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
2006 Royal College of Art Postgraduate Research Residency, Royal College of Art, London, UK
Master of Fine Arts Degree (Distinction), University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ
2003 Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (1st class Honours), University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ

selected exhibitions

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2020 The World Outside And The Pictures In Our Heads, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland
These Days, Hollis Taggart Contemporary, New York
2019 Images Cast by the Sun, Yavuz Gallery, Singapore
Woven and Illuminated, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, Berlin
Day Paintings, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland
The Cobra Effect, Kristin Hjellegjerde, London
IRL, Yavuz Gallery, Singapore
New Representation Part III, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, NZ
2015 New Representation Part II, Bartley and Company, Wellington, NZ
New Representation, Chalk Horse Gallery, Sydney, Australia    
2013 Stack Overflow, Bartley and Company, Wellington, New Zealand
New Smart Objects, Chalkhorse Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2012, CASS, Christchurch Art Gallery, NZ
Hot Wallpapers, Antoinette Godkin Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2011 Swag, Smushing, and Nicki Minaj, Bartley and Company Gallery, Wellington, NZ
hyper/links, The Physics Room, Christchurch, NZ
2010 You can’t kill me, I’m notorious, Antoinette Godkin Gallery, Auckland, NZ
YOUR WAR IS OLD, YOUR GAME IS OVER, SoFA Gallery, Christchurch, NZ
Painting in 3-D, Bartley and Company Gallery, Wellington, NZ
This time it’s official, this time it’s serious,
this time it’s personal, this time it’s different, Peloton Gallery (P25), Sydney, Australia