C.V

Artist C.V

Ngaio R. Blackwood (Simpson)

(b. 1985, NZ)

Lives and works in Napier, NZ

Arts Education

  • 2007 - Bachelor of Fine Arts (Hons) Painting major, Massey University


Solo/Duo Exhibitions

  • 2019 - Arthouse, The Rabbit Room
  • 2016 - Flight, Franklin Community Gallery https://www.facebook.com/events/289358094737499/
  • 2013 - Garage Exhibition, Auckland
  • 2012 - Artist in residence and exhibition at Incubator, Waiheke Island
  • 2011 - Blackbird, Upcycle, Waiheke Island
  • 2007 - Test pot, DAF106, Wellington. With Richard Simmonds


Group Exhibitions

  • 2018 - Textile sampler for the exhibition X-Marks, Conversations in Cloth, Waitangi Treaty Grounds.
  • 2016 - HB shorts art competition, Creative Arts Napier, Napier
  • 2016 - Made of Snow, Steel Gallery, Franklin Art Centre, Pukekohe
  • 2015 - Hibiscus & Bays art awards, Mairangi Arts Centre, Auckland
  • 2012 - Spring Exhibition, NorthART gallery, Auckland
  • 2011 - The Pre-Christmas $100 (or less) show, NorthART gallery, Auckland
  • 2010 - Gifthorse, Firehorse film studios, Auckland
  • 2008 - I like sex and I’m a girl, DAF106, Wellington
  • 2007 - Exposure, Massey University, Wellington


Workshops

  • 2019 Feb - Artist talk + Workshop - The Pencil Room


Jewellery Collections

  • 2012 - Dawn, lace jewellery


Bibliography

Reviews/Blog features/Press

Ravon about art "Flight | Rumours", July 2016

Tracey (Gadget Girl) "Flight...", July 2016

Felt Blog "Art in fibre", April 2016

Ravon about art "Made of Snow", Jan 2016

Muir, Matthew: “Black and other colours”, the gulf, Sep 2011, pg 36-37

Crane, Douglas (http://salient.org.nz/arts/visual-arts/visual-arts-2), 2008

Kenealy, Robyn E.: The Secret Life of Cream: Test pot, 2007 (http://artbash.co.nz/forums/reviews/the-secret-life-of-cream-testpot-new-paintings-by-ngaio-simpson-and-ri)

Bayfield high school yearbook, Cover, 2002

Interviews (Audio)

https://waihekeradio.org.nz/podcast/island-life-27-08-11/
A chat with Emma Bowyer Warner about my exhibition at upcycle in 2011

Projects

Curated rework – an art discussion group