Cirriculum Vitae

Sarah Walker-Holt

1967 Born Stockport, England

 

Education

2008 – 2010

-Studied Auckland University Bachelor of Visual Arts at Manukau School Visual Arts (MSVA), Manukau, New Zealand

2007

-Studied Diploma in Visual Arts, Manukau School Visual Arts, Manukau,

 New Zealand

 

Projects

2016-2017

-‘Handshake 3’ New Zealand, http://www.handshakeproject.com/handshake3.html

2014-2015

-‘Handshake 2’, Handshake: Prentice and Prodigy, New Zealand, http://www.handshakeproject.com/

2013

-‘Collective Production’ Left-field, Clevedon, Auckland, New Zealand

 

Solo Exhibitions

2015

-‘Kitset’ Te Uru, Titirangi, New Zealand

2013

-‘You’d-Prolong’ Occupation Artists, Wellington, New Zealand

- ‘The Object for Which Something Exists’ Masterworks THINKspace, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand

2012

-‘You’d’ Masterworks Jewellery Box, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand

-‘Situational Personalities’ (in association with JEMposium) Thistle Hall Gallery, Te Aro, Wellington

2011

-‘Implement Detachment’, Curiosity Cabinet, Lopdell House, Titirangi, Auckland, New Zealand

 

Selected/Invited Group Exhibitions

2018

-‘Paper Bag’, Left-field:An Artist Inititive, Clevedon, Auckland, New Zealand

-Te Kohao O Te Ngira - The Eye Of The Needle, Waiheke Community Art Gallery, Waiheke, Auckland, New Zealand

2017

-‘Fingers Annual Group Show’ Fingers Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

-‘Out of Order’, ArtHAUS, Orakei, Auckland, New Zealand

-‘Alumni Update’, Fingers Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

-‘Handshake 3’, Dowse Art Musuem, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand

-‘It Will All Come Out In the Wash: Dialogue Collective meets Handshake’, Munich Jewellery Week, Munich, Germany

-‘Handshake 3: Concept and Conception’, Frame Galleries, Schmuck 2017 Internationalen Handwerksmesse Munich, Germany

-‘SculpT’, Waiheke Community Art Gallery, Waiheke, Auckland, New Zealand

2016

-‘Labour of Love 2’ On-line exhibition, https://labouroflove2.com/about/

-‘Fingers Annual Group Show’ Fingers Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

-‘Handshake3’, Platina, Stockholm, Sweden

-‘Handshake3’, Objectspace, Auckland, New Zealand

-‘Exhibition One’, Studio 541, Mt Eden, New Zealand

-‘Specials’,Einsàulensuaal, Munich Residenz Palace, Munich, Germany

2015

-‘Handshake2’, Pah Homestead, Hillsborough, Auckland New Zealand

-‘Fingers Annual Group Show’ Fingers Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

-‘Handshake2 and Mentors’, Avid Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

-‘R.A.W. Reactions after Wunderruma’ Ironbank Building, Auckland New Zealand

-‘Wundermeke’ Fingers Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

-‘Wunderruma’ Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

-‘Handshake2’, Stanley Street Gallery, Sydney, Australia

-‘Close to the Heart’, Waiheke Community Art Gallery, Waiheke Is, New Zealand

2014

-‘X 10 Years’ The National, Christchurch, New Zealand

-‘Handshake 2’, Toi Poneke Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

-‘Fingers Annual Group Show’ Fingers Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

-‘Out of the Shed’, Uxbridge Arts Centre, Howick, Auckland, New Zealand

- ‘Salon Rouge’, A performance piece by Wellington jeweller and artist Vivien Atkinson, a mobile gallery in a coat, Wellington New Zealand

-‘Wunderruma’ The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

-‘Brace Yourself” Masterworks, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand

-‘Wunderruma’ Galerie Handwerk, Munich, Germany

2013

-‘Fingers Annual Group Show’ Fingers Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

-‘Objective Art awards, Mangere Arts Centre, Mangere, New Zealand

-‘Neckware 10’ Masterworks, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand

-‘Autumn Exhibition’ Nelson Suter Art Society, Suter Gallery, Nelson, New Zealand

2012

-‘Respect, Respond, Prolong’ The National, Christchurch, New Zealand

-‘Fingers Annual Group Show’ Fingers Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

-‘Objective Art awards, Mangere Arts Centre, Mangere, New Zealand

-‘Future Building or the Art of Living Creatively’ Papakura Art Gallery, Papakura, New Zealand

-‘Presentation Winners Marzee Graduate Prize 2011 ‘Work in Progress’ Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

-‘Neckware 9’ Masterworks, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand

2011

-‘Fingers Annual Group Show’ Fingers Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

-‘Objective’ Art Awards, Mangere Arts Centre, Mangere, New Zealand

-‘New Zealand Jewellery Show’, Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington,

  New Zealand

-‘Fingers Graduating Students Award’ Auckland, New Zealand

-‘Neckware 8’, Masterworks, Auckland, New Zealand

-‘BOM, Brooch of the Month Club’, Masterworks, Auckland, New Zealand

-‘Best in Show’, Objectspace, Auckland, New Zealand

2010

-‘MSVA Selected Student Showcase’, The New Zealand Jewellery Show, Skycity, Auckland, New Zealand

2009

-‘Changing Threads’, Refinery Artspace, Nelson, New Zealand

 

Collaborations

2016

-‘Handshake3’, Objectspace, Auckland New Zealand with jeweller Helen Britton

2013

-‘Collective Production’ Left-field, Clevedon, Auckland, New Zealand with Printmaker Toni Mosley

2012

-‘Respect Respond Prolong’, The National, Christchurch, New Zealand with Kvetoslava Flora Sekanova and Gillian Deery

 

Group Exhibitions

2010

-‘MSVA BVA Final Year Student Show’, Manukau, New Zealand

-‘Weeds’ Manthel van Resign Studio, Auckland, New Zealand

-‘Pod project’ Satellite Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2009

-‘Tonic’ Collective, Smalldog Gallery, The Depot, Devonport, New Zealand

-‘MSVA Student Showcase’, The New Zealand Jewellery Show,

Skycity, Auckland, New Zealand

-‘Post Stitch’, Lopdell House Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

 

Masterclass Workshops Attended

2016

- Masterclass ‘Helen Britton: Structures, Folds and Rivets’, Akademie für Gestaltung und Design [Academy of Art and Design], Munich

- Masterclass ‘Hilde De Decker’, Handshake 3, Wellington, New Zealand

-‘Sofia Bjorkman Jewelcamp’, Handshake 3, Wellington, New Zealand

2015  

-‘Ben Lignel Masterclass’, Handshake 2, Wellington, New Zealand

2012

-‘Masterclass’ Jemposium, Wellington, New Zealand

 

Awards and Scholarships

2011   -‘Winner’ New Zealand Jewellery Show, Contemporary Jewellery finalist, Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington.

2010   -Senior Prize in Visual Arts, UA.

           -Annual Prize in Visual Arts, UA.

           -Fingers Graduate Award, MSVA

           -Studio Art Supplies, High Academic Achiever Award, MSVA

           -Bonded Merit Scholarship Recipient, Studylink.

2009   -Bonded Merit Scholarship Recipient, Studylink.

2008   -Bonded Merit Scholarship Recipient, Studylink.

2007   -Graham Dawson prize for excellence, MIT.

 

Publications

handshake3.com

Contemporary Jewellery in Context: A Handshake Blueprint, Ed: Peter Deckers, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Germany 2017

http://www.noovoeditions.com/blog/handshake-3-expands-the-artistic-collaboration-once-more/

Objectspace ‘Reader’ Handshake3, Objectspace 2016

Kitset, Deborah Crowe, Te Uru Catalogue, 2015

Art News New Zealand, Summer, 2014

Fingers: Jewellery for Aoteroa New Zealand, Damien Skinner & Finn McCahon-Jones, 2014

Overview, issue 20, 2014

Overview, Situation Critical, Issue 18, 2014

Handshake 2: Prentice and Prodigy

Wunderr¤Źma, Gallrie Handwerk & The Dowse Art Museum, 2014

500 Art Necklaces, Larks Books, July 2013

Portrait of an Artist; Panoramas by Sophie Merkens, 2012

Threaded Ed X, Best in Show, 2011.

www.sarahwalker-holt.blogspot.com

http://broachofthemonth.com/2012/04/22/sarah-walker-holt/

http://www.objectspace.org.nz/Downloads/Assets/2173/BIS+2011+Catalogue_final+ISBN.pdf

 

Public activities

-Presentation: Blikfang Talks, Blikfang Art and Antiques, Northcote, Auckland, New Zealand, 2017

-Presentation: Jewel Talk, Estonia Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia with Tanel Veenre, 2017

-Presentation: Top Art Evening Talks, Te Tuhi Gallery, Pakaranga, New Zealand, 2016

-Presentation: Smashing Designs, Kings Collage, 2016

-Judge for Auckland Home Educators Art Fair at Te Tuhi Art Gallery 2015

-‘Questions for Mary’ https://draftredesign.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/questions-for-mary.pdf Interview: Mary Curtis 2014,

-Introduction and Thank you -‘Autumn Exhibition’ Nelson Suter Art Society, Suter Gallery, Nelson, New Zealand 2013

-Presentation: My practice after Graduation – MSVA – lecturer, Rebecca Hobbs, 2011

 © 2018 by Sarah Walker-Holt

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