ERICA VAN ZON
ericavanzon@yahoo.com.au

Qualifications
2007 Master of Fine Arts, The University of Auckland
2001 Bachelor of Visual Arts, Auckland University of Technology

Current/Upcoming
2017 Opal Moon, Local Lime Sarjeant on the Quay, Whanganui
2017 Everyday Lines Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings

2018 Helen Hitchings Exhibition, Melanie Roger Gallery, Auckland

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2016 Coffee Perhaps SOLO, The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt
2016 RUGS Double Denim HQ, Wellington
2015 Murky Waters Murky Horizons Melanie Roger Gallery, Auckland
2014 Dogwood Days, Dunedin Public Art Gallery Visiting Artist Show
2013 The Light on The Dock, Hirschfeld Gallery, City Gallery Wellington
2012 Moving Forward, Rm, Auckland
2010 Sculpture Season, St Pauls Street Gallery 3, Auckland
2010 Prismatic Time, Square2 City Gallery, Wellington
2009 Take This With You, Newcall Gallery, Auckland
2008 Mushroom – square2, Wellington City Gallery
2008 Erica van Zon – Starkwhite, Auckland
2008 Shock! Horror! Suspense! Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Pakuranga
2008 Props Room Configuration #2: Hollywood Regency, The Physics Room
2006 The Ballad of Erica van Zon, High Street Project, Christchurch
2005 Objets D’art from the tragicomic life of Liberace, TCB, Melbourne
2005 Skate and Destroy, Canary Gallery, Auckland
2004 Sincerely Yours, Meyer's Place Bar, Melbourne
2004 Erica van Zon at Parson’s, Parson’s bookstore, Auckland
2003 When Doves Cry, Showcase.nl, Winston Hotel, Amsterdam
2003 Top Ten, Chiellerie, Amsterdam
2003 Erica van Zon at En Passant, En Passant, de Pijp, Amsterdam
2002 They Call Me Their Marfa Belle, The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas

Group Exhibitions
2017 Open Air, Still Life Dunedin Public Art Gallery
2017 WWWII Glove Box, Auckland
2016 By the Laws of Chance Dunedin Public Art Gallery
2016 A Stitch in Time Melanie Roger Gallery, Auckland
2016 Melanie Roger Gallery Stand, Auckland Art Fair
2015 - 16 Imagine Asia, Pataka, Porirua, Visting Asia, Te Tuhi, Pakuranga, Hastings City Art Gallery
2014 The Archivists, Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui
2014 Collected Fictions, Te Manawa, Palmerston North
2014 Claytime, Northart, Auckland Ceramics Festival
2014 New Work, Group Exhibition at Melanie Roger Gallery, Auckland
2013 Slip Cast, The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt
2013 Sam Mitchell, Matt Ellwood, Erica van Zon, Melanie Roger Gallery
2013 +1, Marrickville Garage, Sydney
2012 Summer Exhibition, Melanie Roger, Auckland
2012 Somewhere It’s Dawn, The Engine Room, Massey University, Wellington
2012 Sam Mitchell, Kirsty Bruce, Erica van Zon, Melanie Roger Gallery
2011 Knitted and Knotted, The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt
2011 Ceramics Show, Comely, Auckland
2011 Tender is the Night, City Gallery Wellington
2011 Components of a Special Collection, Elam School of Fine Art
2010 A Kitchen Show, Kreuzberg, Berlin
2010 Texticles, Melbourne Art Fair
2010 Julian Dashper (1960-2009) It Is Life, Minus Space, Brooklyn, NYC
2009 What Tina Eats for Breakfast! SFA gallery, Ilam School of Fine Art
2008 Lightweight, Room 103, Auckland
2007-8 The Artist’s Film Festival, The Film Archive Wellington,
The Physics Room, Govett Brewster,New Plymouth
2008 Revolving Doors: An Exhibition in Memory of Blair Trethowan,
Uplands Gallery, Melbourne
2007 Homeliness, Objectspace, Auckland
2007 Picnics and Revolutions, Roger Williams Contemporary, Auckland
2006 Dynasty: A Ceramics Show, Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Auckland
2006 Famous Artworks, Canary Gallery, Auckland and The Engine Room,
Massey University, Wellington
2006 The Orchid Show – Elam Masters Annual Show, Auckland
2006 Crease Trader (NZ), Next Wave Festival Container Project, Melbourne
2006 Dear Reader, summer art project, rm 103, Auckland
2006 Swap Meet, with Kristin Perrett, Ledge, Wintec, Hamilton
2005 Playing to the Posters on My Bedroom Wall, with Kristin Perrett, MOP Sydney,and dep_art_ment, Auckland
2005 www, Kaliman Gallery, Sydney
2004 Rock n Roll Wall of Flame, Dudespace, Melbourne
2004 Rock n Roll Hall of Fame, with Kristin Perrett rm 103, Auckland
2003 The Little Art Show that Could, Kiosk, Christchurch
2003 Fiona Gillmore, Peter Madden, Nicholas Spratt, Erica van Zon, Michael Lett, Auckland
2002 The Lifestyle Channel, Scott Donovan Gallery, Sydney
2002 Modern Life is Rubbish, Lorne St, Auckland
2001 Flava Flav, High Street Project, Christchurch

Curated Exhibitions/Projects

2017 Between Moods, Toi Poneke Gallery, Wellington
2012 The Chinese Horoscope Show, Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington
2011The Weight of Jupiter, Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington
2011Aquarius, Pisces, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius,
Capricorn
Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington
2006- 08 dep_art_ment window space coordinator, Miss Crabb, Ponsonby Road, Auckland

Scholarships/Awards/Residencies
2016Tylee Cottage Residency, Whanganui
2014 DPAG Visiting Artist Residency
2012Jury Award, The 2012 Wallace Art Awards
2011Wellington City Council/AsiaNZ WARE Red Gate Residency, Beijing, China
2007 The Iris Fisher Scholarship, Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts
2006The Starving Artists Fund, Auckland

Various Projects
2015Logo for Double Denim PR and Marketing, Wellington
2012-16 Signage and slogans for Miss Crabb, Auckland
2011 Crown Lynn: Crockery of Distinction tile commission, City Gallery Wellington
2012 Big Day Dowse, Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt
2011-13 Visual Merchandising for Miss Crabb shop, Ponsonby Road, Auckland
2010 The Urban Dream Brokerage project pitch, Letting Space, Wellington
2008 Styling - Miss Crabb advert in No! Magazine
2007 S.A.F Fair, Artspace, Auckland
2007 Artist’s Multiples Cabinets, Telecom Prospect, City Gallery Wellington

Publications/Articles/Reviews
2017 Art News New Zealand - Wellington roundup by Megan Dunn
2016 The Big Idea - Review of Coffee Perhaps by Mark Amery
2016 The Pantograph Punch Uncanny Valley Interview by Victoria Wynne-Jones
2016 Wanganui Chronicle Article, 16 February 2016
2015 Art New Zealand Winter 2015 Foreign Bodies–Imagine Asiaby Emma Ng
2015 Art New Zealand Autumn 2015 Review by David Eggleton
2015 Critic Magazine March 29 Review by Loulou Callister
2015 Art News Autumn 2015 Dunedin roundup by Natalie Poland
2013 Bitter Yet Sweet by Mark Amery, Dominion Post and The Big Idea , 6 Jan
2013 The Novel as Springboard by Claire Mabey, Eyecontactsite, 2 December
2013 The Object of Her Reading by Guy Somerset, NZListener, 16 November
2012 Permanent Vacation Simulacra, magazine
2012 Art News New Zealand Winter 2012
2011 Try a Little Tenderness by Mark Amery, The Dominion Post 6 May 2011
2010 The Physics Room Annual 2008
2010 Sculpture Season catalogue – ed. Melissa Laing
2009 Eyecontactsite review by John Hurrell (Take This With You, Newcall gallery)
2008 No! #2 Magazine Profile
2007 Salad Days by Sue Gardiner, Art News New Zealand Volume 27/ #4
2007 The Portage Ceramics award catalogue – essay by Sue Gardiner
2007 5 Years Chiellerie catalogue, Amsterdam
2007 Canary Annual 2007: A Momentum of Activity
2007 Homliness catalogue, Objectspace, Auckland
2006 Prospect Catalogue, Wellington
2006 The John Dory Report, Christchurch
2006 High Street Project July – October 2006, essay by Harold Grieves
2006 Canta review – essay by Susan Shedling
2006 Artlink magazine #26
2005 Canary Annual, Canary Gallery, Auckland
2005 Soap issue #2, 103press
2004 New New Zealand Art, curated by Ben Curnow

Arts Employment/Workshops
2012- current Tutor, School of Art, Massey University, Wellington
2012- current Administrator, Toi Pōneke Arts Centre, Wellington
2011 Hand Knotted, Workshop, The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt
2010-11 Curator and Manager, Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington
2009 Tutor – Painting, Sculpture and External assessment WINTEC Hamilton
2009 Lynfield College Arts Festival – Soft Sculpture Workshop
2008 Real Live Artist at Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Pakuranga
2007 Tutor, Elam School of Fine Art, Auckland University
2003 Assistant, Chiellerie, Amsterdam
2001-2 Internship, The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas

Guest Critic/Talks
2016 My Friend Julian - Panel Discussion - City Gallery Wellington
2016 Selector, Whanganui Arts Review, Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui
2014 Judge, Greater Wellington Arts Review, Expressions, Upper Hutt
2013-15 WARE Residency Review Panel, City Arts, WCC
2013-16 Toi Pōneke Exhibition Panel, Toi Pōneke Gallery, City Arts, WCC
2010-12 Massey University SOFA Crit Week
2012 Fringe Festival - Visual Arts Judge
2011 AUT Talk Week

Collections
Wellington City Council
Dunedin Public Art Gallery
The Dowse Art Museum