Fiona Pardington

Fiona Pardington

Fiona Pardington was born in 1961 in Devonport, Auckland, and is of Scottish (Clan Cameron of Erracht) and Maori (Kai Tahu, Kati Mamoe) descent. One of New Zealand's best known artists, Fiona's principal medium is photography. She was the Moet & Chandon Fellow in 1990, was the Frances Hodgkins Fellow for both 1996 and 1997, was awarded the Visa Gold Art Award in 1997, and was the Artist in Residence at Auckland Unitec in 2001. She presently lectures in Sculpture at Elam, School of Fine Art, the University of Auckland.

List of Publications

How to Occupy Ourselves (HeadworX, 2003)

List of Exhibitions

One Night of Love, Adam Gallery, Wellington 2001
Promise, Jensen Gallery, Auckland 2001
Veronica's Veil, George Fraser Gallery, Auckland 2000
Cameo, Jensen Gallery, Auckland 1999
PH/HP, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch 1997
Proud Flesh, New Gallery, Auckland Art Gallery 1997
Heartsick, Dunedin Public Art Gallery 1997
There's No Right Way to Do Me Wrong, Sue Crockford Gallery, Auckland 1997
Unprotected, Jensen Gallery, Wellington /Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch 1996
Lost, Jensen Gallery, Wellington 1995
Tainted Love, Sue Crockford Gallery, Auckland /Jonathan Jensen Gallery, Christchurch 1994
His Vile Fancy, Jonathan Jensen Gallery, Christchurch 1993
Rising to the Blow, Sue Crockford Gallery, Auckland 1992
An Emerging Path, Centre for Contemporary Art, Hamilton 1991
The Journey of the Sensualist, Sue Crockford Gallery, Auckland 1990
Night of the Senses, Sue Crockford Gallery, Auckland /Southern Cross Gallery, Wellington 1988
Two Photographers, Waikato Museum of Art and History, Hamilton 1988
Speech of the Heart, Southern Cross Gallery, Wellington 1987
Plaster Saints, George Fraser Gallery, Auckland/Stout Research Centre, Victoria University, Wellington 1987
From Sloth to Chaos, Real Pictures Gallery, Auckland (with Patrick Reynolds) 1984
Early Works, Real Pictures Gallery, Auckland (with Patrick Reynolds) 1983