Judy Millar  (New Zealand, 1957) 

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Judy Millar Biography
1957   Born in Auckland, New Zealand
1989   Tokaroa Art Award winner
1990   Italian Government post-graduate scholarship
1994   Creative New Zealand travel grant
1994   Moet and Chandon fellowship, France
2002   Wallace Art Award Paramount winner
2003   Artist in Residence Dunedin Public Art Gallery
2006   McCahon House Residency
  MFA, Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland, New Zealand
  Lives and works in Auckland and Berlin
Selected Exhibitions
2012   Seeing Red, Hamish Morrison Galerie, Berlin, Germany (group)
2012   Museum gegenstandsfreier Kunst, Otterndorf, Germany (solo)
2011   PUSH, POP, STACK!, Galerie Mark Müller, Zürich, Switzerland (solo)
2011   Into the belly of the whale, bartley + company art, Wellington, New Zealand (solo)
2011   Abstract Overture, Bochenska Gallery, Warswa, Poland
2011   Rohkunstbau, Berlin, Germany
2011   Personal Statements: Time - Space - Existence, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
2011   Treffpunkt, Hamish Morrison Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2010   ISCP, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
2010   A Better Life, Hamish Morrison Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2010   Giraffe, Bottle, Gun, Installation from Venice Biennale 2009, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand
2009   Giraffe-Bottle-Gun, Intallation in the Church La Maddalena, New-Zealand Pavilion for the 53rd Biennale in Venice
2008   Edge of Darkness, Hamish Morrison Galerie (group)
2008   Krammig & Pepper Contemporary, Berlin
2008   Galerie Mark Mueller Zurich (solo)
2008   Telecom Prospect 2007 New Art New Zealand, Wellington City Gallery, New Zealand
2008   Butter For The Fish, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland
2007   Prospect, City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
2007   Keeping You, You, Keeping Me, Me, Lopdell House, Auckland, New Zealand (solo)
2007   Butter for the Fish, Gow Langsfrod Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand (solo)
2007   PX: A Purposeless Production A Necessary Praxis, curated by Leonhard Emmerling, St Paul St Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2006   Something, Nothing, 64zero3, Christchurch, New Zealand (solo)
2006   Opening Exhibition, Spielhaus Morrison Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2006   Pittura Fresca, Spielhaus Morrison Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2005   Devil’s Puchbowl, Chris Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2005   I Will, Should, Can, Must, May, Would Like to Express, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand (solo)
2005   Here Eyes Are Hell, Galerie Mark Müller, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2005   Flammpunkt, with Sophia Schama, Spielhaus Morrison Galerie, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2005   Veils, Trails and Horses Tails, Bartley Nees Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand (solo)
2004   Open Hand, 64zero3, Christchurch, New Zealand (solo)
2004   To the Is-ness, Galerie Mark Müller, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2004   The Shooting Gallery, Ramp Gallery, Hamilton, New Zealand (solo)
2004   IS/NZ, Kunstverein Kreis Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg, Germany
2004   Sticky, Randolf Street Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2004   I’d Like Painting, Gow Langsford Gallery Auckland, New Zealand (solo)
2003   I is She as You to Me, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand (solo)
2003   The Brush Moves This Way, the Brush Moves That, Bartley Nees Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand (solo)
2003   Fragmente des Paradieses, Kunsthalle Palazzo, Liestal, Switzerland
2002   Resisting Colour, Gow Langsford Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2002   Past Presents, Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand
2002   Memos For The Next Millennium, Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
2002   Don’t call me baby, baby, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand (solo)
2002   The Shape of a Curve, Gow Langsford Gallery, Sydney, Australia (solo)
2002   The Year I was Born and the Year I was Born, Again, Blockland Projects, Auckland, New Zealand (solo)
2001   New Paintings, Bartley Nees Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand (solo)
2001   The Contingency of Vision, Goodman-Suter Contemporary Art Project, The Suter, Nelson, New Zealand (touring exhibition 2001-2002)
2000   Stable Violet, Permanent Sunset, Bartley Nees Gallery, Wellington (solo)
1999   Scary Sunsets and Other Views, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland (solo)
1999   Leap of Faith, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
1998   Achromatic, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
1998   Seam, Campbell Grant Galleries, Christchurch, New Zealand (solo)
1997   Skirting Abstraction, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
1996   The Second Asia- Pacific Triennial, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
1995   A Very Peculiar Practice, Aspects of Recent New Zealand painting, City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
1995   Review ‘94, Fisher Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
1995   Taking Stock of the 90’s, Sarjeant Gallery 75th Anniversary Exhibition, Wanganui, New Zealand
1994   Parallel Lines, Gordon Walters in Context, Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
1992   Surface Tension, Ten Artists in the 90’s, Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Literature
2006   Thomas, Morgan. Folding, Unfolding: Judy Millar’s Something Nothing, 64zero3, 2006
2005   Leonard, Robert. Judy Millar: 'I will, should, can, must, may, would like to express', Auckland Art Galley, 2005
2005   Kaeppele, Susan. 'IS/NZ', Kehrer Heidelberg, 2005
2004   Byrt, Anthony. 'Sticky, Ramp', Press/Whitecliffe, 2004
2004   Lonie, Bridie. Child’s Play: 'Judy Millar’s I is She, As You to Me', Art New Zealand, August, 2004
2003   Paton, Justin. 'I is She as You to Me', Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 2003
2003   Gerig, Karen. 'Nur Schoenheit Allein Taught zu Wenig'. Review, Basler Zeitung, September, 2003
2003   Byrt, Anthony. Judy Millar: 'How to Paint Backwards', Gow Langsford Gallery, 2003
2003   Ossher, Ian (edt.). 'Notions of Mortality', Lino, No. 2, 2003
2003   McAloon, William. 'Veering Distinctly towards the Lime', New Zealand Listener, May 3, 2003
2001   Shand, Peter. 'The Contingency of Vision', The Goodman-Suter Contemporary Art Project, 2001
1999   Shand, Peter ‘If I Were Penelope...’ Art New Zealand, 90, Winter 1999
1998   Smith, Allan ‘ Judy Millar: as light as in-between’ Judy Millar, catalogue, Gow Langsford Gallery, 1998
1997   Smith, Allan ‘Skirting Abstraction - skepticism and sensibility’, Art New Zealand, 82, Autumn 1997
1997   Greenstein, M.A. ‘Second Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’, World Art, No.12, 1997
1996   Turner, Caroline and Rhona Devonport (ed.) The Second Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, 1996
1995   Smith, Allen and Leigh Davis, A Very Peculiar Practice - aspects of recent New Zealand Painting, City Gallery, Wellington, 1995
1995   French, Blair ‘Gordon Walters - Parallel Lines: Gordon Walters in context’, World Art, January 1995
1995   Smith, Allen ‘The Past and Future Perfect’, Art and Text, 50, 1995
1993   White, Alice ‘Women Artists take their share of the glare’, Herald Tribune, 7th November, 1993