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Lynette

 

about.

Lynette Mary Fisher. Bach. Creative Industries ( b. 1971- )

is a multi-disciplinary artist from Tauranga, New Zealand.

Creative Development co-ordinatorThe Incubator Creative Hub, Tauranga

Manager Gallery 59, 9th Avenue Tauranga 2011-2014


 

I am what I play (2018).


The concepts in this body of work investigate the hierarchies constructed on the playground. The intricate rules connected to our childhood games are mirrored as we become ‘the grown-ups’.

“Who’s it?!" Who decides which child becomes the goody or the baddie? The small battles we entered into on the school field are repackaged back to when all we wanted was to be older - after all, the grown ups got to do all of the cool stuff, and seemed to have no rules to follow.

Little rituals (2017).

This work is part of a series that investigates the rituals surrounding play. The hierarchies, rules and intricacies constructed on the playground are unpicked and re-imagined, sometimes sitting uncomfortably alongside the learned behavior passed from our parents.

The persistence of tradition (2016).

The concepts in this body of work surround the ideologies of cultural objects and their association with memory and identity. Recognizable iconography is reinterpreted, and explores the notions of ‘handed down’ family artefacts and their continuing importance in our histories.

 


 

 

artwork.

 

information.

2019

La Petit Mort. Group show. Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville

111 Group Show. The People's Gallery - toi ka rere, Tauranga

2018

110 Group show. The People's Gallery - toi ka rere, Tauranga

IAMWHATIPLAY Solo exhibition. The Incubator Gallery, Tauranga

Venetta Miles Art Awards. Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga. Ethel MacMillan Award - WINNER

Whakaranu (Mix) Toi Ohomai Staff exhibition. Group show. Zeus Gallery, Tauranga.

All In 3. Selected group show. Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville.

Antimatter 18. Group show. The People's Gallery - toi ka rere, Tauranga

2017

Top woman graduate. Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Pivot Year 3 BCI graduate exhibition. Group show. Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, Tauranga.
Tightrope contemporary drawing exhibition. Group show. BSA Gallery, Auckland
All In 2. Selected group show. Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville
First Impressions III print awards. Mairangi Bay Arts Centre, Auckland - FINALIST
Parkin Drawing Prize. NZ Academy of Fine Arts, Wellington - FINALIST
Rotorua Museum Art Award. Howard Morrison Events Centre, Rotorua - FINALIST
Mix. Group show. Toi Ohomai, Windemere Campus, Tauranga.

2016
Use the Ugly. Group show. Creative Bay of Plenty, Tauranga.

2015
The House of Cards. Group show. The Incubator Gallery, Tauranga.
Foot Traffic. Tauranga CBD installation, Tauranga Arts Festival.
New Works - New Walls. Group show. Zeus Gallery, Tauranga.

2014
Blink. Pushinguppixels collective group show. Blur eyecare, Tauranga.
It's not the size that counts. Group show. Zeus Gallery, Tauranga.

2013 
Molly Morpeth Canaday Award - FINALIST

The Midnight Circus. Group show. Gallery 59, Tauranga.
Group show. The Artists Room Fine Art Gallery, Dunedin.
Local Talent. Group show. Zeus Gallery, Tauranga.

2012
Venetta Miles Art Awards. Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga - FINALIST

2010
Venetta Miles Art Awards. Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga - Emerging Artist - WINNER

2007

There's a paintbrush in my pinot. Debbie Tipuna, Lynette Fisher. Fisher Brown Gallery, Tauranga

2002
Adam Portrait Award. New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Wellington - FINALIST

2000

There's a paintbrush in my tiara. Debbie Tipuna, Lynette Fisher. Harrisons Gallery, Tauranga

 

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