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Anne Noble 


Qualifications

1983 - MFA (First Class Hons) Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland University
1980 - BFA (Senior Scholar in Fine Arts) Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland University

Grants and Awards

2014 - Fulbright Senior Scholar Award/International Artist in Residence, Colombia College 
2013 - Distinguished Professor of Fine Art, Massey University, New Zealand
2011 - US National Science Foundation Polar Medal
2009 - NZ Arts Foundation Laureate Award
2009 - Massey University Individual Research Medal
2009 - Winner of the inaugural Connell’s Bay Sculpture Park Billboard Commission
2009 - College of Creative Arts Research Award
2009 - Creative New Zealand Publication Grant
2007 - US National Science Foundation Artists and Writers Award (US Polar Programme)
2005 - Creative New Zealand Project Grant
2005 - Massey University Reseach Fellowship
2002 - Royal Society, Science and Technology Promotion Fund Grant
2002 - Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit, ONZM
2001 - Antarctica New Zealand / Creative New Zealand Antarctic Arts Fellow 2001-2
2000 - Massey University F.I.E.T Award for Innovation and Excellence in Teaching
2000 - National Portrait Gallery Biennial Portrait Competition: Runner-up
2000 - Visa Gold / Wallace Art Awards:  Runner-up

Solo Exhibitions

2014 - Bitch in Slippers, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch NZ
2013 - White Shadow White Shine, Stills Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2012 - Song Sting Swarm, Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland NZ
2005 - White Lantern, Antarctic Photographs 2002-2005, McNamara Gallery, Wanganui.
2005 - Southern Lights, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna O Waiwhetu.
2005 - Southern Lights, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch.
2004 - The Polar Sea and the Polar Sky, Bartley Nees Gallery, Wellington.
2003 - Photographing Antarctica, Bartley Nees Gallery, Wellington.
2003 - Anne Noble: States of Grace, Auckland Art Gallery.
2003 - Antarctica...terra incognito , Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch.
2002 - Anne Noble: States of Grace, City Gallery, Wellington / Te Whare Toi.
2001 - Ruby's Room, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch.
2001 - Anne Noble: States of Grace, Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
2001 - Celebrating States of Grace, a virtual exhibition, Bartley Nees Gallery, Wellington.
1999 - Touch Memory, Avid Gallery, Wellington.
1999 - Recent Photographs, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch.
1998 - New Works, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch.
1998 - Still Moving, Jensen Gallery, Wellington.
1998 - Te Hikoi o Kati Kuri; the Journey of Kati Kuri, National Library Gallery, Wellington.
1997 - Horizons, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch.
1997 - Hidden Lives: The Work of Care, Left Bank Gallery, Greymouth.
1997 - Traces, aGOG, Canberra.
1995 - Hidden Lives: The Work of Care, Gisborne Museum and Arts Centre.
1994 - Hidden Lives: The Work of Care, National Library Gallery, Wellington.
1994 - In the Presence of Angles, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth. 1993 - A Beautiful Botany, Claybrook Gallery, Auckland.
1992 - In the Presence of Angles, Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch; Fisher Gallery, Auckland; Manawatu Art Gallery, Palmerston North.
1991 - The Wanganui River Revisited, Rotorua Museum of Art and History.
1991 - Landscape, Gregory Flint Gallery, Auckland.
1991- In the Presence of Angles, Wellington City Art Gallery.
1991 - New Work, Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui.
1990 - SONG...without words, Gregory Flint Gallery, Auckland; Catherine Scollay Gallery, Wellington.
1989 - In the Presence of Angles, Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui.
1985 - New York, New Vision Gallery, Auckland.
1983 - The Wanganui, National Art Gallery, Wellington; Manawatu Art Gallery, Palmerston North; Space, Auckland.
1982 - The Wanganui, Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui; Waikato Art Museum, Hamilton.
1980 - Anne Noble¾Photographs, Photo Forum Gallery, Wellington.
1979 - Centrefold, Snaps Gallery, Auckland.
1978 - Anne Noble¾Photographs, Photo Forum Gallery, Wellington.
1976 - Taking Off, Taj Mahal Gallery, Wellington.

Selected Group Exhibitions

1978 - Anne Noble/Peter Peryer, Snaps Gallery, Auckland.
1978 - Anne Noble/Bruce Foster, Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui.
1978 - Instant Pictures, Photo Forum Gallery, Wellington.
1979 - Recent Acquisitions, 1978-79, National Art Gallery, Wellington.
1980 - Women in Communication, National Art Gallery, Wellington.
 
1981 - Recent Acquisitions, 1980-81, National Art Gallery, Wellington.
1982 - Views/Exposures: Ten Contemporary New Zealand Photographers, National Art Gallery, Wellington.
1982 - Me by Myself: The Self Portrait, National Art Gallery, Wellington.
1984 - The Chelsea Project, Auckland City Gallery.
1985 - Still Life, New Vision Gallery, Auckland.
1988 - Seven Photographers: An Update, Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui.
1990 - Shadow Play: The Shadow in Photography, National Art Gallery, Wellington.
1990 - In the Forest of Dream, MoÁt & Chandon Art Foundation touring exhibition.

1991 - 175° East: A Tasmanian/New Zealand Photographic Exchange, Chameleon Contemporary Art Space, Hobart; Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui.
1991 - Photographers, Gregory Flint Gallery, Auckland.
1991 - Pacific Parallels: Artists and the Landscape in New Zealand, touring USA 1991-93. Organised by the New Zealand-United States Arts Foundation and the San Diego Museum of Art.
1991 - Wanganui in Taranaki, Gallery Seventy Nine, Hawera.
1992 - Personal Effect: Works by Six New Zealand Women Photographers, National Art Gallery, Wellington.
1993 - Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.
1994 - Lest We Forget: Photography, Memory and National Character, City Gallery, Wellington.
1994 - Contemporary New Zealand Painting and Photography, Auckland City Art Gallery.
1994 - Anne Noble/Elizabeth Thompson, Janne Land Gallery, Wellington.
1994 - One Hundred and Fifty Ways of Loving, Artspace, Auckland.
1995 - Gate/Ways Through, Coming to Terms with Difference, Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui.

1996 - Bracing Acquisitions: Contemporary Art and the National Library, National Library Gallery, Wellington.
1996 - Art in the City, Lopdell House Gallery, Auckland.
1996 - Zoological, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch.
1997 - Group Show, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch.
1997 - Finding Our Way Home, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki.
1997 - Visa Gold Art Award: Exhibition of Finalists, City Gallery @ the Exchange, Wellington.
1998 - The Collected Works: Going Public at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth.
1998 - Observed and Contrived: Recent International Photography, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.
1999 - Visa Gold Art Award, Wallace Trust Gallery, Auckland; City Gallery; Centre of Contemporary Art, Christchurch.
1999 - New Acquisitions, Aigantighe Art Museum, Timaru.
2000 - Parihaka: the Art of Passive Resistance, City Gallery, Wellington.
2000 - Camera Lucida/A Private Collection, Idiom Studios, Wellington.
2000 - In Glorious Dreams: new art by women, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth.

2001 - High Resolution, Bartley Nees Gallery, Wellington.
2003 - Anne Noble and Deborah Paauwe, Bartley Nees Gallery, Wellington.
2004 - Focus - Selected Photography, John Leech Gallery, Auckland.
2004 - Hat Trick, City Gallery, Wellington / Te Whare Toi.
2004 - Signs and Wonders / He Tohu He Ohorere, Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington.
2005 - Our World, Bartley Nees Gallery, Wellington.

2006 - Contemporary New Zealand Photographers, Pataka Museum of Arts and Cultures, Porirua.
2006 - Zero - new works by New Zealand and Australian photographers, Te Manawa Art Gallery, Palmerston North.

Exhibition Catalogues

Anne Noble/Bruce Foster¾two contemporary New Zealand photographers: both born in Wanganui, Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui, 1978.

Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 1993.

The Chelsea Project, Auckland City Art Gallery/New Zealand Sugar Company, Auckland, 1984.

Charles C Eldredge with Jim Barr and Mary Barr, Pacific Parallels: Artists and the Landscape in New Zealand, The New Zealand-United States Art Foundation, Washington DC, 1991.

For the Love of the People: Photographs and Stories from the Life and Work of Seven Contract Cleaners, Wellington 1999; exhibition curated and catalogue edited by Anne Noble.

Hidden Lives: The Work of Care, National Library of New Zealand, Wellington, 1994.
In the Presence of Angles, Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui, 1989; with essay 'The Monastic Hours' by Mother M Xavier McMonagle.

Observed and Contrived: Recent International Photography, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 1997; with essay by Michael Beckman.

175° East, Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui, 1991.

Song, Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui, 1991; with 'Introduction' by Bill Milbank and essay 'Song...without words' by Joanna Margaret Paul.

Te Hikoi o Kati Kuri: The Journey of Kati Kuri, National Library of New Zealand, Wellington, 1998; with artist's statement.

Views/Exposures: 10 Contemporary New Zealand Photographers, National Art Gallery, Wellington, 1982; with 'Introduction' by Peter Ireland, and including ten photographs by Anne Noble.

The Wanganui, published as PhotoForum 51/52, September 1982; magazine/exhibition catalogue with 'Foreword' by Bill Milbank, 'Introduction' by Rhondda Bosworth, and photo essay 'The Wanganui: Photographs of a River' by Anne Noble.

Anne Noble States Of Grace, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin & Victoria University Press, Wellington, 2001; editor Justin Paton.

Contemporary New Zealand Photographers, Mountain View Publishing, Auckland 2005.

Comment on Anne Noble's Work

Janet Bayly, 'Women in Communication', Supplement 5, Spring (September) 1980.

Warwick Brown, Another 100 New Zealand Artists, Godwit Press, Auckland, 1996.

Anne-Marie Davison, 'In the Presence of Angles, Anne Noble, Photographs of the contemplative life', Art New Zealand 63, 1992, pp. 87-89.

Peter Ireland, Book review, in Landfall 197, 1998, on A Little Book of Relics, p. 133.

Megan Jenkinson, 'Anne Noble: Landscapes and Portraits', Art New Zealand 20, 1981, pp. 54-55.

Sheridan Keith, 'Anne Noble's Wanganui', Art New Zealand 27, 1983, pp. 24-25.

Sheridan Keith, 'A place of potent secrets', New Zealand Listener, 9 October 1982, pp. 34-35.

Sheridan Keith, 'The Chelsea Project', Art New Zealand 34, 1985, pp. 18-21.

Anne Kirker, New Zealand Women Artists, Reed Methuen, Auckland, 1986.

Sara L Knox, 'Review', Art New Zealand 61, 1991, pp. 26-27.

William Main and John B Turner, New Zealand Photography from the 1840s to the present/Nga Whakaahua o Aotearoa Mai i 1840 ki Naianei, PhotoForum, Auckland, 1993.

Gregory O'Brien, 'Silent Film', Illusions 17, Spring 1991, pp. 36-38.

Justin Paton, Review of Hidden Lives, New Zealand Listener, 6 August, 1994, p. 49.

Justin Paton, 'Slivers of Time', New Zealand Listener, 3 October 1998.

Allan Smith, 'Romanticist and Symbolist Tendencies in Recent New Zealand Photography', Art New Zealand 64, 1992, pp. 81-84, 111.