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Marie Le Lievre

Christchurch, New Zealand


2008    MFA (Distinction) Painting, University of Canterbury
2007    BFA Honours (First Class) Painting, University of Canterbury
2006    BFA Painting, University of Canterbury
1996    BA Criminology, Victoria University, Wellington

Awards / Scholarships

2016    Parkin Prize Highly Commended, Wellington
2011    Canterbury Arts and Heritage Trust Award
2009    Highly Commended Prize, Anthony Harper Award
2008    Masters Scholarship, University of Canterbury
2008    Ethel Rose Overton Scholarship
2008    Graduates Scholarship, University of Canterbury
2008    Selected Finalist, James Wallace Award
2007    Bickerton-Widdowson Scholarship
2006    Bickerton-Widdowson Scholarship

Solo Exhibitions

2016   Bulletproof Falling, Bartley + Co Art, Wellington
2016   Flipping Out, Trish Clark Gallery, Auckland
2015   Trappings, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch
2014   Nefarious: Flow State, Bartley + Company Art, Wellington
2013   On / Out, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch
2013   Madder Temple, Antoinette Godkin Gallery, Auckland
2012   Orange Smoke, Bartley and Company, Wellington
2012   Marie Le Lievre, Peloton Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2011   Day Tripped, Antoinette Godkin Gallery, Auckland
2010   Chamber, Brooke/Gifford Gallery, Christchurch
2009   Baggage, Brooke/Gifford Gallery, Christchurch

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016   Common Ground, Next, Christchurch
2015   Solid Colour, Trish Clark Gallery, Auckland
2015   Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Bartley + Co Art
2015   Contemporary Art Award, Waikato Museum
2014   Five Painters, Bartley+Company Art, Wellington
2013   25/52, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch
2013   Poste Concret2, ParisCONCRET Gallery, Paris, France
2013   Auckland Art Fair, Bartley and Company Art
2012   Post-geometric Organisms, ParisCONCRET Gallery, Paris, France
2012   Sendai Project, Birdo Flugas Gallery, Sendai, Japan
2012   Mixed Up, Antoinette Godkin Gallery, Auckland
2011   35 Years in the Red Zone, Brooke/Gifford Gallery, Christchurch
2011   Poste Concret, ParisCONCRET Gallery, Paris, France
2011   Auckland Art Fair, Antoinette Godkin Gallery
2010   Four Artists Traveling in the World, Bartley and Company Art
2009   Cloud Nine, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu
2009   Masters 08, SOFA Gallery, Christchurch
2008   The Pretty Show, High Street Project, Christchurch
2007   Contemporary Emerging Artists Show, COCA Gallery, Christchurch
2006   Graduating Artists Show, COCA Gallery, Christchurch
2005   Four Painters, SOFA, University of Canterbury

Selected Public / Private Collections

2013   Fletcher Trust: Madder Temple; 2010  Tack Bag
2013   James Wallace Art Trust: Paint Fix Series; 2010  Blue Lady
2009   Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu: Geographical Baggage
2005   University of Canterbury, Christchurch: Untitled, 2005

Selected Publications

T J McNamara, Pure Abstraction has it’s Assertive Place, Weekend Herald, July 23, 2011
Andrew Paul Wood, Grouped to thrill, Go Art Reviews, p.9, The Press, Sept 9, 2011
Chris Moore, Marie Le Lievre, Lure, The Press, D4 Arts, June 4, 2010
Jennifer Hay, Cloud 9. New directions in Contemporary Painting, Bulletin, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu. June - August 2009
Jamie Hanton, A Masterful Exhibition, The Press, D4 Arts, March 4, 2009