The Kauri Project commissions works by New Zealand artists addressing kauri. The works are created as a limited edition archival quality digital art print for sale and exhibition. Series I was commissioned in 2014. The artists are: Charlotte Graham, Philip Kelly, Tessa Laird, Haruhiko Sameshima, Natalie Roberston, The series was launched in Association with Te Uru Waitākere Comtemporary Gallery.
Series II was commissioned in 2016, specifically featuring work by Northland-based artists Star Gossage, Nicole Charles, Jo Hardy, Kura Te Waru Rewiri and Laurence Aberhart (not available in this format). Series II was launched as part of the exhibition Celebrating Wood: Back To The Future, Gus Fisher Gallery, 27 May – 2 July 2016 featuring photographs by Laurence Aberhart, The New Zealand Tree Project and materials from the University of Auckland Tree Ring Lab.
Series III Artworks were commissioned in 2017 to coincide with the Waikato Museum exhibition “ Te Rongoaniwaniwa / A Dissonant Harmony. The artworks are by: Fred Graham, Adrienne Grant, Zena Elliot, Xavier Meade, James Ormsby. All the artist are linked to or live in the Waikato region.
All series artworks are available for purchase. Click on the button below for further information and to order through our email.
Exhibitions and events
Kauri Ora Mauri Ora
9 June – 17 July 2017 Whangarei Art Museum
Kia Whai Te Waiora a Tāne mo Te Kauri
Seek the Wellspring of Tāne to Heal Kauri
1 May – 23 July 2017 Russell Museum
Back To The Future
27 May – 2 July 2016 Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland
A Delicate Balance / Rongo Taketake a Tāne
13 February – 5 April 2015
Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery
The Forest Breathes / Tāne-whakapiripiri
21 August – 20 September 2015
Nathan Homestead Gallery
The Spine of the Land / Te Ua o Te Whenua
16 August – 27 September 2014
Papakura Art Gallery
Fieldtrips / Events
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