ALAN WEHIPEIHANA

 

 

 

Art Resume

 

 

 

 

Born-Taihape 31/5/51

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taihape primary/Raumati primary/Kapiti College/Victoria uni

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Self taught artist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Iwi-Ngati Raukawa (father) /English (mother)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hapu-Tukorehe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibition/ Events

 

 

 

 

 

 

1992

 

 

 

 

 

Began career as full time artist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1994

 

 

 

 

 

Emerging Maori artists

Te Whakaritorito Gallery

Kapiti

 

 

 

 

 

1995

 

 

 

 

 

International Symposium

Apumoana Marae

Rotorua

 

 

 

 

 

indigenous artists

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Te Matou

Hei Tiki Gallery

Rotorua

 

 

 

 

 

Body Forms

Statements Gallery

Napier

 

 

 

 

 

Manatu-coporate exhibition

Te Taumata Gallery

Auckland

 

 

 

 

 

Prime Time

Masterworks Gallery

Auckland

 

 

 

 

 

Display min of Maori affairs

Parliament buildings

Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

Min. Foreign Affairs

N.Z. Government

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matariki Festival

Pipatea Marae

Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

National Shell Show

Wellington Library

Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

Opening Exhibition

Backyard Gallery

New Plymouth

 

 

 

 

 

Te Reo Kori

Teachers training college

Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

Travel with NZ craft exhibition

Munich

Germany

 

 

 

 

 

Group Exhibition

Cultural Centre

Levin

 

 

 

 

 

NZ Prime Min.

gift to French P.M.

France

 

 

 

 

 

Otago University commission

gift for Malaysian

Dunedin

 

 

 

 

 

 

Min of education

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don McKinnon overseas trip

gift for Dep PM

Kuwait

 

 

 

 

 

 

gift for Foreign Min.

Bahrain

 

 

 

 

 

 

gift for Min. Of State

Turkey

 

 

 

 

 

Kapiti College commission

Jean Jarvie award for Eng.

Raumati

 

 

 

 

 

1996

 

 

 

 

 

Patua festival of the arts

City Gallery

Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

Easter Arts Festival

Mahara Gallery

Waikanae

 

 

 

 

 

Best Of Kapiti

Mahara Gallery

Waikanae

 

 

 

 

 

National Trust Sculpture Symp.

Tupare Gardens

New Plymouth

 

 

 

 

 

The Last Exhibition

The Potters Shop

Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

The Arts Expo

 

Levin

 

 

 

 

 

Gateways and Fish

Page 90 Artspace

Porirua

 

 

 

 

 

NZ PM carved stone

Apec Time capsule

Phillipines

 

 

 

 

 

1997

 

 

 

 

 

Kapiti exhibition

Back Yard Gallery

New Plymouth

 

 

 

 

 

Masks at Mahara

Mahara Gallery

Waikanae

 

 

 

 

 

Rangiatea Exhibition

Mahara Gallery

Waikanae

 

 

 

 

 

Tareitanga stone Symposium

Waterfront

Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

Short story-"Captain Kirk&Aunt Ruth"-published

Huia Short stories 1997

Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

Short story-"The Whitebait Trip" -published

Huia Short stories 1997

 

 

 

 

 

 

1998

 

 

 

 

 

Taonga Iti

Marina Gallery

Whangarei

 

 

 

 

 

1999

 

 

 

 

 

Opening Exhibition

X Factor Gallery

Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

Kapiti Exhibition

MaharaGallery

Waikanae

 

 

 

 

 

Te Rauparaha Exhibition

Te Wananga-O-Raukawa

Otaki

 

 

 

 

 

Christmas Exhibition

MaharaGallery

Waikanae

 

 

 

 

 

NZ PM Jenny Shipley X 4 stones

South American Trip

Chile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peru

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mexico

 

 

 

 

 

Short story-"Hemis Garden"-published

Huia Short Stories 1999

Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

NZ PM Jenny Shipley X 6 stones

Asian Trip

Korea

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

China

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Japan

 

 

 

 

 

Apec Art & Cult. AdvIsory G roup X 50 stones

gifts for Apec wives

Auckland

 

 

 

 

 

2000

 

 

 

 

 

Solo Exhibition

Lush Gallery

Raumati

 

 

 

 

 

Kororareka exhibition&auction

 

Russell

 

 

 

 

 

2001

 

 

 

 

 

Group Exhibition

One Eye Gallery

Paekakariki

 

 

 

 

 

Solo Exhibition

Tamarillo Gallery

Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

Mountains to the Sea -3 Artists

Mahara Gallery

Waikanae

 

 

 

 

 

Solo Exhibition

Tamarillo Gallery

Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

Wharetangata purchased

Kapiti public Art collection

Kapiti

 

 

 

 

 

Solo Exhibition

Tamarillo Gallery

Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

2002

 

 

 

 

 

New Works

Rosetta Gallery

Raumati

 

 

 

 

 

Leaving Eden- solo ex.

Pataka Pacific Blue Gallery

Porirua

 

 

 

 

 

Solo Exhibition

Tamarillo

Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

Group Exhibition

Te Taumata Gallery

Auckland

 

 

 

 

 

exhibition "christmas collection"

Mahara gallery

Waikanae

 

 

 

 

 

2003

 

 

 

 

 

Work ("Mountain Weave")purchased and hung in New Kapiti Library

Kapiti Library

Paraparaumu

 

 

 

 

 

Short story-"Trade & exchange dogs" published

Huia short stories 2003

Huia Publishers

 

 

 

 

 

Grant $10000 for pataka exhibition

Te Waka Toi Arts Council

Porirua

 

 

 

 

 

Carved Stones for Business awards

Te Puni Kokiri

Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

Xmas exhibition

Mahara Gallery

Waikanae

 

 

 

 

 

2004

 

 

 

 

 

In Eden Again/solo exhibition-

Pataka Blue Pacific Gallery

Porirua

 

 

 

 

 

Muka-contemperory Maori Art exhibition

Mahara Gallery

Waikanae

 

 

 

 

 

Solo exhibition Foreign Affairs

Visitors room

Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

Painted Carvings/Carved Paintings-solo exhibition

Taylor Jensen Gallery

Palmerston North

 

 

 

 

 

2005

 

 

 

 

 

"reflections of the moon" purchased victoria university collection

Victoria university

Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

carved stones for head of ministry of Social Development (VIP gifts)

Ministry Social Dev.

Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

Bed-ends,floors & cupboard doors- solo exhibition

Zea U Gallery

Taupo

 

 

 

 

 

Bed-ends,floors & cupboard doors- solo exhibition

Madhouse gallery

Rotorua

 

 

 

 

 

Carved Stones for Business awards

Te Puni Kokiri

Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

2006

 

 

 

 

 

carved stones for ministry of social development conference

Ministry Social Dev.

Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

Flights of fancy-group exhibition

Statements Gallery

Napier

 

 

 

 

 

2007

 

 

carving new immigrants

Ministry of Social Development

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NZ Artists exhibition

Toonzal Gallery

Netherlands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007

Introducing New Zealand Artists Toonzaal Gallery Netherlands

Spirit of the Land Festival Lockhart Australia

 

2009

Artifact 5 Artists exhibition Pataka Porirua

Maori Market Te Rauparaha arena Porirua

 

 

 

 

Tutoring/community

 

 

 

 

 

 

1996 tutoring- Te Atinga Workshop

Stone workshop

Northland Polytechnic-Whangarei

 

 

 

 

 

1997 donation- Equity Art Auction

stone carving

Shed 11-Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

1997 fund raiser- Dowse Cyber Art Auction/ for dowse web site

stone carving

Parliament Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

1998 donation- Mahara Art Auction fund raising

stone carving

Waikanae

 

 

 

 

 

2000 donation- Paekakariki school gala

wood carving

Paekakariki

 

 

 

 

 

2000 donation- Mauri stone Primary Sch.

Kapa Haka annual festival

Kapiti Coast

 

 

 

 

 

2000 Art lecture- Whitireia Polytechnic

My Art Journey

Porirua

 

 

 

 

 

2001 donation- Kapiti Art Awards -Auction fundraiser

Marram'' purchased KCDC

Waikanae

 

 

 

 

 

2001 donation- Steiner school auction fundraiser

painting

Raumati

 

 

 

 

 

2002 tutoring- Massey University-Maori art and Design

Stone workshop

Wellington

 

 

 

 

 

2002 art exhibition -school fund raiser

exhibit only

Raumati

 

 

 

 

 

2002 donation- Paraparaumu school fundraiser

stone carving

Paraparaumu

 

 

 

 

 

2003 donation- Art auction of collaborative work (1 work-4 artists- )

sold-$10000 for college art scholarships

Art Attack Paraparaumu Beach

 

 

 

 

 

2003 began art devel workshops /painting/studio

Paekakariki school staff

Studio

 

 

 

 

 

2003 donation-Paekakariki school fundraising evening

stone carving

Paekakariki school

 

 

 

 

 

2004 donation- Kapiti college art awards (sold $800)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2005 island bay school fundraising

mixed media

Island bay

 

 

 

 

 

2005 donation-Paraparaumu college fundraising (japan trip)

mixed media

Paraparaumu

 

 

 

 

 

2005 donation- James Bowman charity auction (sold $2500)

Southwards museum

Paraparaumu

 

 

 

 

 

2005 donation- Kapiti college art awards (rsold $1000)

Kapiti College

Raumati

 

 

 

 

2006 art donation Kapiti college art scholarship

2007 art donation Kapiti college art scholarship

2008 art donation Kapiti college art scholarship

2008 donation art auction kohanga

2009 art donation Kapiti college art scholarship

2009 Donation Samoan tsunami relief art auction

 

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