Andrew Drummond

Solo Exhibitions

Group Exhibitions

Selected works for sale Artist's CV

Born 1951, Nelson, New Zealand
Lives in Christchurch, New Zealand
Senior Lecturer in Sculpture, University of Canterbury, School of Fine Arts 1992 - 2003

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, About Balance & Occupation
2013 Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, from a private site, objects
2010 Christchurch Art Gallery: Andrew Drummond: Observation/Action/Reflection
2009 Vavasour Godkin Gallery, Auckland, Andrew Drummond: About Rising and Falling
2008 Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington, Andrew Drummond: From Motion. Stillness
2006 Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, Recent Work
2006 Vavasour Godkin Gallery, Auckland, Views of Particles
2005 Vavasour Godkin Gallery, Auckland, The Light and Dark of Visibility
2004 Peter Webb Fine Art Gallery, Auckland, Project 04: Contemporary NZ Sculpture
2002 Dunedin, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Rotating, Assigning, Displacing
2002 Manawatu Art Gallery, Palmerston North, Rotating / Revealing
2000 Jonathon Smart Gallery, Christchurch, Rotating / Revealing
1999 Daisy's Cafe, Ambleside, England, as part of "Art barns: after Kurt Schwitters"
1998 Andrew Jensen Gallery, Auckland, Cascade
1997 Andrew Jensen Gallery, Wellington,Recent Work
1997 Jonathon Smart Gallery, Christchurch, Recent Work
1997 Jonathon Smart Gallery, Christchurch, Samples and Speculations
1997 Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, Recent work
1996 Jonathan Smart Gallery,Christchurch, About Chest Height
1996 Andrew Jensen Gallery, Wellington, Sculpture and Drawing
1995 Andrew Jensen Gallery, Wellington, Jet
1995 Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch, commission of installation, For Beating
       and Breathing
1994 Jonathan Jensen Gallery, Christchurch, "Backdating"
1994 For Wellington Sculpture Trust, Wellington, Botanic Gardens, Commission of
       "Listening & Viewing Device"
1994 Jonathan Jensen Gallery, Christchurch, Vented
1994 Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, From the Duplicitous Nature of the
1994 Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui, From the Duplicitous Nature of the Swan
1993 Gregory Flint Gallery, Auckland, Recent Work
1993 R.I.B.A. Manchester, England, Undergroud Listening Device, installation for New
       Voices in the City conference
1992 Wellington City Art Gallery, Between Rocks and Glasshouses - a collaborative
        installation with architect Noel Lane
1992 School of Fine Arts Gallery, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, A Place for
       Supporting Limbs and Vessels
1992 Gregory Flint Gallery, Auckland, Recent Work
1991 Katherine Scollay Gallery, Wellington, From a Flight Across the Desert
1991 Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, From a Flight Across the Desert
1991 Gregory Flint Gallery Auckland, For the Protection of Seeds: Constructions and             Watercolours
1990 Ipswich Regional Gallery, Townsville, Crossroads
1990 Perc Tucker Gallery, Townsville, Queensland
1990 Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Supports for Falling Limbs and Articles for an
       Ongoing Nature
1990 Hastings City Art Gallery, Supports in a Falling Landscape
1989 Southern Cross Gallery, Wellington, Recent Work
1989 Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, Recent Work
1989 Auckland City Art Gallery, Images from Another Archaeology
1988 Auckland, Gow Langsford Gallery, Agricultural Still Life
1988 ArtSpace, Auckland, Images from the Woodcutter
1988 Centre Gallery for the Contemporary Arts, Hamilton, Drawings / Installations
1988 Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, From the Valley of the Shadow
1987 Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Five Sights, Vessels and Containers, Braided Rivers
       This exhibition toured 1987-88: Wanganui, Sargeant Gallery; New Plymouth,
       Govett Brewster Gallery; Lower Hutt, Dowse Art Museum
1987 Southern Cross Gallery, Wellington, Images from the Woodcutter
1987 Sargeant Gallery, Wanganui, Dome Installation
1985 Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Vein
1985 Red Metro Gallery, Auckland, Vein
1984 ASPEX Gallery, Portsmouth, England, From the Valley of the Shadow
1983 Red Metro Gallery, Dunedin, Vein - objects
1983 Red Metro Gallery, Dunedin, Witness, installation
1983 Hocken Gallery, Dunedin, Vein, the completed work
1982 National Art Gallery, Wellington, Cycles / Stages, installation
1981 Wellington City Art Gallery, Works '80
1981 Manawatu Art Gallery, Palmerston North, Works '80
1981 Manawatu Art Gallery, Palmerston North, Landed - an installation
1980 Hocken Gallery, Dunedin, Relics
1980 Bosshard Galleries, Dunedin, Toxic, an installation
1979 Eva Bett Gallery, Wellington, Walking, a video installation
1979 Palmerston North, Manawatu Art Gallery, The Grass is Greener a video installation
1978 Auckland City Art Gallery, Tattoo Tapes / Onto Skin, Project Programme
1977 Wellington, Elva Bett Gallery, One Night & One Day
1976 Wellington, Settlement Gallery, Dynamic Energy Art Group
1974 Massey University, Palmerston North, Kinetic Constructions
1973 Dawson's Gallery, Dunedin, Kinetic Paintings

Group Exhibitions

2016 Undreamed of… 50 years of the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship, Hocken Library & Dunedin Public Art Gallery
2010 Fragments. Figments and Frogs, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch
2009 Group Show, Vavasour Godkin Gallery, Auckland
2009 Wunderbox, Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch
2008 Group Show, Vavasour Godkin Gallery, Auckland
2008 Fast Forward, Vavasour Godkin Gallery, Auckland
2007 Sculpture: Wellington, TInakori Glaaery, Wellington
2007 In Limbo, Vavasour Godkin Gallery, Auckland
2007 21st Anniversary Show for the Tyler Cottage Residency, Sarjeant Gallery,
2006 Group Show, Vavasour Godkin Gallery, Auckland
2006 War and Peace, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin.
2005 Meridian Wind Project Tower of Light Public Commission, Wellington Sculpture
2005 'Group Show' Vavasour Godkin Gallery, Auckland
2005 'Art of the Nation' Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand
2004 Woollaston Estates Fountain Commission
2001 Dark Plain, COCA, Christchurch, for the Christchurch Arts Festival
2000 Counter Rotating Device, Art and Industry Biennial, Christchurch International
2000 Assignation Device, Royal Sun Alliance Building, Auckland
1999 Dream Collectors, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
1999 Projects Environment, Artbarns: After Kurt Schwitters - exhibition of 10
        international artists in barns in the Forest of Bowland, Lancashire, England
1998 Lights and Shadows, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
1998 Proscenium, Artspace, Auckland
1998 Action Replay, Artspace, Auckland
1998 Action Replay, New Plymouth, Govett-Brewster
1998 Dream Collectors, Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland
1997 Dream Collectors, Museum of New Zealand, Wellington
1997 Earth / Water,  Hawkes Bay Museum, Napier
1997 Frances Hodgkins Collection, Hocken Library, Dunedin 
1996 The Crime Show, The Physics Room, Christchurch 
1996 Echo chamber, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin 
1995 Chartwell Collection, Waikato Art Museum, Hamilton 
1994 Art Now, Museum of New Zealand, Wellington 
1994 Stimulus to Style, CSA Gallery, Christchurch
1994 Differentes Natures, La Virreina, Barcelona 
1993 Differentes Natures: Galerie de l'Esplanade, Paris, France; Jonathan Jensen Gallery,
       Christchurch; Solutions Gallery, Dunedin; Gregory Flint Gallery, Auckland
1993 Andrew Drummond and Richard Reddaway, Jonathan Jensen Gallery, Christchurch
1992 ARCO, Madrid, Spain
1992 Headlands: Thinking through NZ Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney,
1992 Headlands: Thinking through NZ Art, Wellington, Museum of New Zealand
1992 Body of the Land Projects, Solutions Gallery, Dunedin 
1992 Wiremark Award for Sculpture, ASA Gallery, Auckland
1992 Christchurch, Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Prospect '92
1992 Group Show, Jonathan Jensen Gallery, Christchurch
1992 A Comfortable Environment, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
1991 Crosscurrents: Contemporary Australian & New Art, Waikato Art Museum, Hamilton 
1991 Recent Acquisitions, Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland
1990 Heart and Land, an Australian touring exhibition, Melbourne,
1990 Kei Konei Inaianei: Here and Now, 15 NZ Sculptors, The Bath House, Rotorua 
1989 Putting the Land on the Map, Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
1989 Constructed Intimacies, a national touring exhibition, Moet and Chandon Award
1989 Wood Show, Sargeant Gallery, Wanganui
1989 Doors and Lintels ,Fisher Gallery, Auckland
1988 Festival Show, Southern Cross Gallery, Wellington 
1988 Exhibits, National Gallery, Wellington
1989 Exhibits, ArtSpace, Auckland
1987 When Art Hits the Headlines, Shed 11, National Art Gallery, Wellington
1987 Drawing Analogies, Wellington City Art Gallery, Wellington
1986 Group Exhibition, Patricia Bosshard Gallery, Dunedin
1985 Red Metro Sculpture Show, Auckland
1984 Hamilton, Centre Gallery, Four Sculptors; Installations
1984 Land Art, a Response to Orkney: The Pier Arts Centre, Orkney, Scotland
1984 ANZART in Edinburgh, Richard Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland 
1984 ANZART in Portsmouth, ASPEX Gallery, Portsmouth, England 
1983 ANZART 2, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
1983 Red Wedge - for Installation Art, Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
1982 Opening Show, Red Metro, Dunedin
1982 F1 Sculpture Project, Wellington
1981 Christchurch, ANZART 1
1981 1st Australian Sculpture Biennial, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia 
1980 Four NZ Sculptors, Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui
1980 Artists Books, University of Canterbury School of Fine Arts, Christchurch
1980 Aramoana: Dunedin Artists, Wellington City Art Gallery, Wellington
1980 Colour Xerox by Artists, M.L.C. Building, Dunedin
1979 Propositions: Drawings, Proposals and Projects for Sculpture, National Art Gallery,
1978 Platforms, CHCH Arts Festival Exhibition, CSA Gallery, Christchurch
1978 7th Mildura Sculpture Triennial, Mildura, Australia
1978 NZ Artists Books, Franklin Furnace, New York City, N.Y., U.S.A. 
1978 NZ Sculptors at Mildura, NZ National Touring Exhibition
1977 Video Store, National Arts Festival, Wellington 
1977 A Show of Hands, Manawatu Art Gallery, Palmerston North
1976 Graduation Exhibition, Stratford Art Gallery, Canada
1975 From Hagar Qim to Callanish,Richard Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland 
1975 A Conceptual Menagerie, Waterloo University, Canada
1974 Five from Town, Waterloo University, Canada
1973 Sarjeant Art Award,Sarjeant Art Gallery, Wanganui
1973 Manawatu Review, Manawatu Art Gallery, Palmerston North 

Public Sculpture and Commissions

2015 Development and construction of the Australasian Leaf Form editions
2014/15 Armillary for Air, private commission, Ohinetahi, Governors Bay, Canterbury
2011/12 Rotating Sphere, private commission, South Canterbury, NZ
2007 Vertical Form, Counter Rotating, private commission, Nelson
2006 Vertical Form, Counter Rotating, private commission, Banks Peninsula
2005 Tower of Light, Wgtn Sculpture Trust commission for Meridian Energy Wind Project
2004 Cascade, commission for Woollaston Estates, Nelson
2004 for Swinging and Spinning, private commission, Geraldine, Canterbury
2000 Assignation Device, commission by Kiwi Properties for Veto Building, Auckland
1999 Crossroads, commission by Projects Environment for ArtBarns: After Kurt Schwitters
1995 for Beating and Breathing, commission for Robert McDougall Art Gallery, ChCh
1994 Device for Listening & Viewing, Wellingtn Sculpture Trust commission
1990 Stationary Limbs, commission for the Fletcher Trust Collection, Fletcher Challenge House, Auckland

Artist in Residence

1999 Lancashire, England, Wycoller, Artbarns Project via Lancashire County Council
1990 Queensland, Australia, Queensland Art Gallery
1987 Wanganui, N. Z Sargeant Gallery
1984 Orkney, Scotland, Pier Arts Centre
1984 Portsmouth, England, ASPEX Gallery
1980 Dunedin, University of Otago, Frances Hodgkins Fellow


2010 Andrew Drummond: Observation/Action/Reflection, Christchurch Art Gallery
2002 Devices: rotating, displacing, assigning, Dunedin Public Art Gallery
2002 Rotating / Revealing, Andrew Drummond Sculpture
1997 Samples and Speculations, Jonathon Smart Gallery
1995 For Beating and Breathing, Robert McDougall Art Gallery
1995 From the Duplicitous Nature of the Swan, Sarjeant Gallery
1994 Andrew Drummond, Jonathon Jenson Gallery
1990 Images from Another Archaeology
1990 Supports for Falling Limbs and Articles for Ongoing Nature
1980 Vein
1979 The Grass is Greener
1979 Dawn/Water - Hawk Press
1978 Tattoo Tapes
1977 Recent Work
1976 Cycles of Work, Dynamic Energy Art Group


1999 CNZ Grant for Projects Environment commission
1995 CNZ Grant for Robert McDougall Art Gallery commission
1990 Australia, New Zealand Foundation Fellowship
1981 Major Grant, QEII Arts Council
1980 Frances Hodgkins Fellow, University of Otago, Dunedin

Selected Bibliography

- Some notes on movement in art, Bulletin 161 of ChCH Art Gallery 2010, Tyler Cann
- A Sphere of his Own, Sunday Star Times, 2 May 2010, Kim Knight
- Magician of Earth, CHCH Press, 16 April 2010, John Finlay
- Imperfect Machines and Atmospheres, Sculpture, Vol 28, Nov 2009, John Finlay
- The Thinking Machine, NZ Listener, 29 June 2006, pp 36-8, Sally Blundell
- A Wellington Inspiration, Sculpture International, July 2006, pp28-9, Jennifer Hay
- Art New Zealand No 106 2003, 'Ingenious Devices', Jennifer Hay, pp. 54-57
-Long Haul, 2002, essay Justin Paton, Dunedin Public Art Gallery from exhibition Devices: rotating, displacing, assigning.
-Rotating/Revealing. Andrew Drummond 2002, essay Jennifer Hay. ISBN 0-473-08396- 5
Sculpture International, Focus: 'Turn of the Wheel', March 2002, Jennifer Hay.
-Dark Plain, Christchurch Arts Festival Exhibition, 2001, essay John Hurrell, Fiona Farrell
-Art New Zealand 95 Andrew Drummond Artbarns; After Kurt Schwitters, John Hurrell
-Contemporary New Zealand Sculpture, Priscilla Pitts, Godwit Press 1998
-Dream Collectors, 100 Years Of Art in New Zealand, pgs 184-5, Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Press, ISBN 0-909010-48-x
-100 New Zealand Artists, Section 31, Warwick Brown, Godwit Press, ISBN 0-90877-98-6
-Art Now, catalogue pgs. 42-43 1994 Museum of New Zealand ISBN 0-909010-19-6
-Stimulus to Style, catalogue pgs. 24-27 1994 C.S.A. Gallery
-Differentes Natures, catalogue, pgs. 109 Joerg Bader ISBN 88-7180-074-5 1993
-Heart & Land, catalogue essay, N. Z. A. G. D. C. 1989 Jennifer Phipps, Lynda Tyler
-Putting the Land on the Map, catalogue essay, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery 1989, Wystan Curnow
-Drawing Analogies, catalogue essay, Wellington City Art Gallery 1988, Gregory Burke
-Between Rocks and Glasshouses, exhibition catalogue edited by Gregory Burke,
Wellington City Art Gallery, ISBN 0-908818-21-1 1992
-Headlands, Thinking through New Zealand Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney 1992, IBSN 1 875632-04-2
-Art News, Summer 1991, 'The Ecological Art Explosion', pp 97-105, Robin Cembalest
-Supports for Falling Limbs and Articles for an Ongoing Nature, Queensland Art Gallery
catalogue, Anne Kirker
-Images from Another Archaeology: Embodying Art, Auckland City Art Gallery catalogue,
Peter Leech
-Artlink, Volume 5, Nos 3 and 4, 'The Primitivist Quality of Experimental Art in Southern
New Zealand', Lita Barrie
-New Zealand Listener, June 6 1987, 'Ending with a New Beginning', Lindsay Shaw
-Art New Zealand No. 44, 'Andrew Drummond: Towards an Allegorical Use of the Body',
pp 64-67, Lita Barrie
-Art New Zealand No. 43, 'The Bodily Arrangement of Art: Andrew Drummond at the
Dunedin Public Art Gallery', pp 84-86, Peter Leech
-Art New Zealand No. 28, 'Art and Product: Andrew Drummond', pp 16-17, Peter Leech
-Art New Zealand No. 16, 'Art and Narrative: Colin McCahon and Andrew Drummond',
p 21, Peter Leech
-Newsletter No. 12, Elva Bett Gallery, 'The Art of Andrew Drummond', Heather Curnow
-Art New Zealand, No. 13 'Andrew Drummond - Technician of the Sacred', Wystan Curnow
-New Zealand Sculptors at Mildura, catalogue essay, pp 3-5, Thomas McCullough
-New Zealand Artists, 1978 Mildura Triennial Catalogue, Thomas McCullough
-Education, No. 10 1977, 'Aspects of New Zealand Sculpture: Recent Developments',
pp 20-22, Wystan Curnow

Public and Corporate Collections

- National Art Gallery, Wellington (Te Papa)

- Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland

- Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth

- Hawkes Bay Museum, Napier

- Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui

- Manawatu Art Gallery, Palmerston North

- Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt

- Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin

- Hocken Collection, University of Otago, Dunedin

- Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu

- Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

- Chartwell Trust Collection, Hamilton

- United Bank Trust Collection, Auckland

- Bank of New Zealand Collection, Wellington

- Fletcher Challenge Collection, commissioned work for Corporate Headquarters,
  Penrose, Auckland

- Wellington Sculpture Trust, commissioned work for Wellington Botanic Gardens

- University of Auckland, commissioned work for Tamaki Campus

- Kiwi Properties commissioned for Royal Sun Alliance building, Auckland

- Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch, commissioned installation for permanent
  collection (now Christchurch Art Gallery)