Miranda Parkes

Solo Exhibitions

Group Exhibitions

Selected works for sale Artist's CV



2005    Master of Fine Arts (with Distinction), University of Canterbury
2004    Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honors), University of Canterbury
2003    Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Canterbury

Awards and Scholarships

2016    Frances Hodgkins Fellowship, University of Otago, Dunedin
2013    Olivia Spencer Bower Art Award, Christchurch     
2009    Tylee Cottage Artist in Residence, Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui
2006    William Hodges Fellowship, Southland Art Society, Invercargill
2005    Ethel Susan Jones Travel Scholarship, University of Canterbury
2004    Masters Scholarship, University of Canterbury
2004    Ethel Rose Overton, University of Canterbury
2003    Ethel Rose Overton, University of Canterbury
2003    Sawtell-Turner Prize in Painting, University of Canterbury
2002    Bickerton-Widdowson Memorial Scholarship, University of Canterbury

Solo Exhibitions

2023   Baller, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch
2021    zoomer, Bartley + Co Art, Wellington
2020   relationship status, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch
2018    the merriest, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch
2018    sunjunkie,  Antoinette Godkin Gallery, Auckland
2017    the merrier, Hocken Collections, Dunedin
2016    Happy Camper, Antoinette Godkin Gallery, Auckland
2015    Stargazer, Yuill/Crowley, Sydney
2014    Trailblazer, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch
2014    Go-getter, Antoinette Godkin Gallery, Auckland
2014    Jam-packer, University of Canterbury, Christchurch
2014    Whopper, Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga
2013    Shebang, Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui/Pataka, Porirua
2012    Holy Roller, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch
2012    Nice to Meet You, Dog Park Art Project Space, Christchurch
2012    Boomer, Peloton Gallery at Sydney College of Arts, Sydney
2011    Smasher, Antoinette Godkin Gallery, Auckland
2010    Mettler, Temple Gallery, Dunedin
2010    Cracker, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch
2009    A leftovers show, Project Space COCA, Christchurch
2009    Pearler, Antoinette Godkin Gallery, Auckland
2008    Stunner, 64zero3, Christchurch
2007    Looker, Vavasour Godkin Gallery, Auckland
2007    Breather, Southland Museum and Art Gallery, Invercargill
2006    Hummer Crasher Groover Slacker, 64zero3, Christchurch
2005    Throw Your Arms Around Me Baby, 64zero3, Christchurch
2005    Paintings, Starkwhite, Auckland
2004    Hullbreach, Enjoy Gallery, Wellington
2004    Paintings For The Adaptable Man, Sofa Gallery, Christchurch
2004    Long Tall Leaners and Friends, The Signal, Hamilton
2003    Plane of Contact, High Street Project, Christchurch

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022    Paint, Bartley + Co Art, Wellington
2021    Hine Auaha, The Central, Christchurch
2020   Group Show, The Central, Christchurch
2018    Unconditional, The Physics Room, Christchurch
2015    Pay for the maker, Ricarica pop-up exhibition, Fo Shan, China
2014    Pay for the printer, Triple-major Space, Shanghai, China
2014    Choice, Jonathan Smart, Christchurch
2014    Wallace Art Awards Salon de Refuse, Auckland
2014    burster flipper wobbler dripper spinner stacker shaker maker, CHCH Art Gallery
2014    Frieze, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland
2014    Goodnight Kiwi, Filmessay website, Italy
2014    The Moving Image Project, London (Tour, various locations)
2013    Scape 7 Public Art Biennial, Christchurch
2013    Tomorrow will be the same (but not as this is), Aloca Mandurah Art Gallery, Western Australia
2013    Goodnight Kiwi, screening, Ikono TV, Berlin. Septemeber 6 - 29
2013    25 - 52, Jonathan Smart, Christchurch
2012    The Artists Cinema, New Zealand Film Festival, various locations
2011    Squared, City Gallery, Wellington
2011    Small things, Jonathan Smart, Christchurch
2011    Taking Stock, Toi O Tahuna, Queenstown
2011    Jonathan Smart at Paige Blackie, Paige Blackie, Wellington
2010    Mercury Rising, Jonathan Smart, Christchurch
2010    Surface Tension, Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga
2010    Viewfinder Series, The New Zealand Film Archive, Auckland
2010    Fragments Figments and Frogs, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch
2010    Dismantling Boundaries, Antoinette Godkin Gallery, Auckland
2010    Frieze, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland
2009    Instructions, Room gallery, Auckland
2009    I love You to Distraction; New Takes on Abstraction, Gallery 33, Wanaka
2009    Nicht So Schlimm, High Street Project Gallery, Christchurch
2009    Trust Waikato Contemporary Art Awards, Waikato Museum, Hamilton
2009    What Tina Eats For Breakfast, SOFA Gallery, Christchurch
2009    Seen This Century, Judith Anderson Gallery, Hawkes Bay
2009    Anthony Harper Lawyers Award Finalists Exhibition, COCA, Christchurch
2008    Taking a Line..., Vavasour Godkin Gallery, Auckland
2008    Are You Right Not to like Modern Art? Te Manawa, Palmerston North
2008    Trust Waikato Contemporary Art Award, Waikato Museum, Hamilton
2008    My Eyes Keep Me in Trouble, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney
2008    My Eyes Keep Me in Trouble, The Physics Room, Christchurch
2008    The Water Show, The Physics Room, Christchurch
2008    Anthony Harper Lawyers Award, COCA, Christchurch
2008    The Real Art Road Show, New Zealand high schools (ongoing tour)
2008    Art School 125, Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch
2007    Telecom Prospect 2007: New Art New Zealand, City Gallery, Wellington
2007    The Secret Life of Paint, Dunedin Public Art Gallery
2007    Out of Erewhon: New Directions in Canterbury Art, Christchurch Art Gallery
2007    December Group Show, Vavasour Godkin Gallery, Auckland 2007
2006    16 at 64zero3, 64zero3, Christchurch
2006    Construction, Gallery 33, Wanaka
2005    One Thing and Thing Two, 64zero3, Christchurch
2005    Wallace Art Award: Finalists exhibition, Wallace Arts Trust, Auckland
2005    One Take, (short film screenings), Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
2005    Waikato National Art Award, Waikato Museum, Hamilton
2005    Small Medium Large, The Physics Room Kiosk, Christchurch
2005    Video Painting, New Zealand Film Archive, Auckland Library
2005    Mastery, SOFA Gallery, Christchurch
2004    Mr and Mrs Pink's Fabulous Collection, Blue Oyster Gallery, Dunedin
2004    Reaching Out: Calling New Age Power, Mori Gallery, Sydney
2003    I will Be Famous, COCA, Christchurch
2003    The Little Art Show That Could, The Physics Room Kiosk, Christchurch
2002    Labrat, Edison Hall, Christchurch

Publications, Reviews and Essays

2017   Hocken Collections, Miranda Parkes: the merrier
2014   John Hurrell, 'Small Parkes Paintings', Eyecontact 29 August
2014   Justin Paton, 'burster flipper wobbler dripper spinner stacker shaker maker'
B.175, Christchurch Art Gallery Publication
2014   Linda Carroli, 'Of Fields, Folds and Foundations', Scape 7 Public Art Vol 2
2014   Robyn Pickens, 'Game-changing times', Jam-packer, Ilam Press,
University of Canterbury
2014   Warren Feeney, 'Jam-packer' review, The Christchurch Press, 30 May, 13.
2014   Claire Mabey, 'Massive Miranda Parkes Mural', Eyecontact 9 April
2013   Greg Donson, Shebang, Sarjeant Gallery publication
2013   Barbara Garrie, 'Nice to Meet You', Dog Park publication
2012   Miranda Parkes, B.167 Christchurch Art Gallery publication March-May 2012
2012   Andrew Paul Wood, 'Off the Leash at Dog Park', Eyecontact, July 18
2012   Hamish Win, Plane of Contact, John Dory 2003/12
2011   Paintings, Miranda Parkes, Landfall 222, Christchurch and Beyond
2011   Andrew Paul Wood, Smasher, Antoinette Godkin Gallery, Auckland, 12 March 
2011   Andrew Paul Wood, Smasher, Antoinette Godkin Gallery, Auckland, March 12
2011   John Hurrell, 'Parkes paintings at Godkin', Eyecontact, 22 March,
2011    T.J. McNamara, 'Work of intensity', The Herald, Auckland, April 2, p.B18
2010    Andrew Paul Wood, 'Miranda Parkes; Cracker' Eyecontact May 7
2010    Christopher Moore, 'Up and Away', The Christchurch Press, April 30th 2010, p.9
2009    Warwick Brown, 'Seen this Century, 100 Contemporary New Zealand Artists p.308-31
2008    Jamie Hanton, 'Rich and Rumpled: a Miracle of Paint', The Christchurch Press, May 21, p.D3
2008    Harold Grieves, 'Stunner', Art New Zealand, Spring, p.31
2008    Harold Grieves, 'The Water Show', Catalogue essay, The Physics Room  Christchurch, May
2008    Andrew Paul Wood, 'Jumper' in 'The Big Book of Essays' for 'The Real Art Road Show'
2007    T J McNamara, 'Parkes Gives Convention on Canvas a Good Kick', The New Zealand Herald, August 30
2007    Robyn Pickens, 'Breather', exhibition catalogue, Southland Museum and Art Gallery, Invercargill
2007    Andrew Paul Wood, 'Breather', exhibition catalogue, Southland Museum and Art Gallery, Invercargill
2007    Kim Hill & Mary Kisler, 'The Secret Life of Paint', National Radio recording, June30
2006    Harold Grieves, 'Slumper', On-line catalogue for 'Out of Erewhon: New Directions in Canterbury Art, Christchurch Art Gallery
2006    Group Show: Art Review, View, Auckland
2006    Margaret Duncan, 'Differences and Layers', The Press, September 6
2005    Andrew Paul Wood, 'Painters and Decorators', The Listener, March-April
2005    Margaret Duncan, 'Baby, See This Show', The Press, March 19
2004    Jessica Reid, 'Hullbreach', 'New Work Series' catalogue, Enjoy Gallery, Wgtn     
2003    Hamish Win, 'Plane of Contact', 'Cut'n'Paste' Catalogue, High Street Project, Christchurch
2003    Andrew Paul Wood, 'Plane of Contact', The Package, Christchurch, July
2003    Douglas Reid, 'Plane of Contact', John Dory, Christchurch July

Selected Work held in Public Collections

2009    Permanent Collection, Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui, Charmer
2008    Fountain Bleu Hotel, Miami, USA, Licker Ticker Lister
2007    The Fletcher Trust, New Zealand, Monster
2007    The Jenny Gibbs Collection, Auckland, Milker
2007    The John Hood Collection, Oxford U.K, Wisher
2006    The Real Art Road Show, New Zealand, Jumper
2006    The Christchurch Art Gallery; Te Puna O Waiwhetu, Contemporary Art     Collection, Slumper
2006    The William Hodges Collection, Southland Museum and Art Gallery, Breezer
2005    The New Zealand Film Archive; Te Puna Toi, Auckland, Video Painting

Published Writing

2011    Oscar Enberg, Varm Korv Fuck Feast, John Dory, Christchurch
2010    Joanna Langford: Rigging Up the Magic, in 'Down from The Nightlands', Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui
2009    Basis, Emma Fitts', The Physics Room Annual, Christchurch
2004    Max Gimblett, John Dory, Christchurch   
2004    Joanna Langford, Cut n Paste catalogue, High Street Gallery, Christchurch