b. 1970, New Zealand (Ngāpuhi)
Lives in Christchurch
Alongside exhibitions at public galleries around New Zealand, Darryn George’s most notable achievement to date is his inclusion in Personal Structures a collateral exhibition of the 55th Venice Biennale, 2013.
George’s works are held in public collections in New Zealand, including Te Papa Tongarewa, Christchurch Art Gallery and the Chartwell Collection. His work is the subject of the artist’s monograph Darryn George (Mihi Publishers, Christchurch, 2010).
George holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Canterbury University, 1993) and a Diploma of Teaching (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 1998). Based in Christchurch, George divides him time between his teaching and painting careers.
Gow Langsford Gallery has represented Darryn George since 2008.
1993 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting), University of Canterbury
1994 Diploma of Teaching, Christchurch College of Education
1998 Master of Fine Art (Painting), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
2014 Register, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland
2012 Karakia, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland
2010 Rarohiko, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland
2009 Whare Pukapuka, Brooke Gifford Gallery, Christchurch
Darryn George in Good Company, The Gallery at Woollaston, Nelson
2008 Pukapuka, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland
2006 Marama/Arawhata, Peter McCleavey Gallery, Wellington
Turanga, Starkwhite, Auckland
Matapihi, Brooke Gifford Gallery, Christchurch
2005 From Maui to Moses, FHE Galleries, Auckland
Mihini, Starkwhite, Auckland