For the first time, Gow Langsford Gallery presents an exhibition of works by new graduates. Selected from three Auckland Art Schools, Prelude : 2020 provides an opportunity to see works by some exceptional emerging artists, offering insight into current thinking in contemporary visual arts at a grassroots level.
The practices of the invited artists offer diverse viewpoints through a range of media and conceptual concerns. The artists presenting are: Andrea Bolima (b.1991, Philippines/New Zealand, AUT), Eleanor Cooper (b. 1988, New Zealand, ELAM), Melanie Hall (ELAM), Rohan Hardy (b. 1993, UK, Whitecliffe), Peng Jiheng (b. 1994, China, ELAM), Vivian Jin (b. 1991, South Korea, ELAM), Chantel Matthews (b. 1978, New Zealand, Tainui, AUT), Shawnee Tekii (b. 1998, New Zealand, Cook Islands, Whitecliffe), Grace Wright (b. 1992, New Zealand, ELAM).