SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

ELIZABETH THOMSON - CELLULAR MEMORY: A Survey Exhibition 1989-2017, Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, Masterton, New Zealand

The Black-and Whites, Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
Invitation to openness, Two Rooms, Auckland, New Zealand

2015
Between Memory and Oblivion, Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
Body of the Sentient, Two Rooms, Auckland, New Zealand

2014
HANENE - Breathing Gently, Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
Invitation to Openness - Substantive and Transitive States, The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Transitive States, Two Rooms, Auckland, New Zealand
Voyage Sauvage, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Elysian Fields, Pataka Art + Museum, Porirua, New Zealand

2013
Elizabeth Thomson: Transitive States, Pataka Art + Museum, Porirua

2012
The Ocean of Eden, Two Rooms, Auckland
Over and Above, Black Barn Gallery, Havelock North
Islands of Dodonaea, RH Gallery, Upper Moutere, Nelson

2011
Colour/Field, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington

2010
Another Green World, Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga

2009
Le Planete Sauvage, Two Rooms, Auckland
Tonight in the Mystic Garden, Black Barn Gallery, Havelock North

2008
Astrophysics and the Thomson Effect, Mark Hutchins Gallery, Wellington
Supposition, Two Rooms, Auckland
Horoeka, RH Gallery, Upper Moutere, Nelson

2007
Relativity and the Fourth Dimension, Mark Hutchins, Wellington
Studies for the Bigger Picture, Anna Bibby Gallery, Auckland
Elizabeth Thomson - my hi-fi my sci-fi, Waikato Museum of Art and History, Hamilton; Te Tuhi - Centre for the Arts, Auckland; Rotorua Museum of Art and History, Rotorua; Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin

2006
Interference, Anna Bibby Gallery, Auckland
Elizabeth Thomson - my hi-fi my sci-fi, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington
Mondo Tondo, Mark Hutchins Gallery, Wellington
A Night and a Day, Nadene Milne Gallery, Arrowtown

2005
The Black and Whites, Anna Bibby Gallery, Auckland
Aerial, Mark Hutchins Gallery, Wellington

2004
Love Me Tender, Mark Hutchins Gallery, Wellington
Aviatrix, Anna Bibby Gallery, Auckland

2003
My Hi Fi, My Sci Fi, Anna Bibby Gallery, Auckland
Horoeka and Antequera: Observations on Home and Abroad, Michael Hirschfeld Gallery, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington

2002
Horoeka and Antequera, Anna Bibby Gallery Auckland

1999 - 2000
Naenae Parterre: A Garden of Optics from the Intermillenium Series (1991-1996), Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt

1997 - 1998
Fringe of Heaven: Ten Year Survey, Lopdell House Gallery, Auckland

1997
Purple Parterre, Artis Gallery, Auckland
Paraterre, Brooker Gallery, Wellington

1996
Elizabeth Thomson: Collected Works 1986-1996, Hawke's Bay Exhibition Centre
Waking Up Slowly, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
From the Natural Abstraction Series 1991-1996, Fox Gallery, Auckland

1995
Sensillae, Jensen Gallery, Wellington

1994
Phantoms of the Night, Te Manawa Museum Gallery Science Centre, Palmerston North

1991
The Winged and the Wingless, Fox Gallery, Auckland
Denizens of the Deep, window installation, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland

1990
Manukau Heads, Lopdell House Gallery, Auckland
The Winged and the Wingless, Catherine Scollay Gallery, Wellington

1989
The Fearless Five Hundred, Fox Gallery, Auckland

1988
Natural Aspects, George Fraser Gallery, University of Auckland, Auckland

1987
Emerging Artists Series, Govett-Brewster Gallery, New Plymouth
New Zealand Print Survey, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington
New Work: Etchings and Bronze, Southern Cross Gallery, Wellington

1986
Etchings, Southern Cross Gallery Wellington

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
Kermadec: 9 Artists from the South Pacific, Tjibaou Cultural Centre, Noumea, New Caledonia

2014
Editions, Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

2013
Kermadec, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Santiago, Chile
Kermadec: Lines in the Ocean, Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, New Zealand

2012
Kermadec, Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum, Auckland, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand; New Zealand High Commission, Nuku'alofa, Tonga; Rapa Nui, Easter Island
Transitive States, Mark Hutchins Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

2011
Not Far From Home: Gretchen Albrecht and Elizabeth Thomson, Nadene Milne Gallery, Arrowtown, New Zealand
Kermadec, Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga, New Zealand
Mystic Garden - Elizabeth Thomson and Megan Jenkinson, Mark Hutchins Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
Call Waiting - A Celebration of the New Gallery 1995-2011, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Chroma, Mark Hutchins Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

2010
Elizabeth Thomson, John Reynolds, Darren George, RH Art Gallery, Nelson, New Zealand
Islandsong, Nadene Milne Gallery, Arrowtown, New Zealand

2009
2 + 2 - A Dialogue: Geoff Thornley, Elizabeth Thomson, Mark Hutchins Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
Fixated: Photography Through History, Puke Ariki, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Secondary Practice, Mark Hutchins Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
… And Light, RH Art Gallery, Nelson, New Zealand
Elizabeth Thomson and Russell Moses, Nadene Milne Gallery, Arrowtown, New Zealand
Isolation, Illumination and Intimacy, RH Art Gallery, Nelson, New Zealand

2008
He Korowai o te Wai: The Mantle of Water, Rotorua Museum of Art and History, Rotorua, New Zealand
Cross Talk, Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland

2007
Significant Other, Mark Hutchins Gallery, Wellington
Group Show, Anna Bibby Gallery, Auckland

2005
Winter 05, Ngaumatau Gallery, Arrowtown
Ties that Bind, Mark Hutchins Gallery, Wellington
Maquette 05: Small studies and works on paper, Mark Hutchins Gallery, Wellington

2004
Opening Exhibition, Mark Hutchins Gallery, Wellington
Landscape: 7 New Zealand Artists, Anna Bibby Gallery Auckland
Opening Exhibition, Centre of Contemporary Art, Cairns, Australia
Project 04 Contemporary New Zealand Sculpture, Webb's, Auckland

2003
Opening Exhibition, Black Barn Gallery, Havelock North

2002 - 2003
Conversation Pieces: Collaborative Works, Michael Hirschfeld Gallery, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington

2002
Red, Black, White, Anna Bibby Gallery, Auckland
Recent Contemporary Acquisitions, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
Botanica, Gus Fisher Gallery, University of Auckland, Auckland

2001
Botanica, Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington
The Fourth Perspective: New furniture from collaborations with other artists, Judith Anderson Gallery, Auckland

1997
Leading Lights, Artis Gallery Auckland
Elizabeth Thomson: Gerda Leenards, Wellington Maritime Museum

1994
Elizabeth Thomson and Anne Noble, Janne Land Gallery, Wellington
The Nature of Things: Contemporary still life, Artis Gallery, Auckland
Barbeque at the Corral, ASA Gallery, Auckland

1993
X7 Artists Multiples, ASA Gallery, Auckland

1992
Sacred Way, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington
Distance Looks our Ways, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington; Auckland City Gallery, Auckland; Stelling Gallery, Leiden, the Netherlands; International Pavilion, Fabellon de las Arte Expo, Seville, Spain

1990
Distance Looks Our Way, Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui
Home Made Home, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington
Heart + Land: Contemporary Works on Paper from Aotearoa New Zealand, New Zealand Art Directors Council (toured regional Australian galleries)
Made in Metal: Touring 10 Women Sculptors, Waikato Museum of Art and History, Hamilton; Manawatu Art Gallery, Palmerston North; Hawke's Bay Art Gallery & Museum, Napier
Prints Exponents: Travelling Exhibition of Contemporary New Zealand Prints, ASA Gallery, Auckland; ASA Gallery, Christchurch; Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
Art on Architecture on Art, Fox Gallery, Auckland
Review 90: Survey of Recent Works by Auckland Artists, Te Tuhi, Auckland

1988
Young Artists: Elizabeth Thomson, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
Fact and Desire, Real Pictures, Auckland
Photographs and Extensions of the Photograph, Southern Cross Gallery Wellington
Contemporary New Zealand Art from the Permanent Collection of the Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland
Fremantle Print Award Exhibition, Fremantle, Australia
10th Anniversary of Portfolio Gallery: Contemporary New Zealand Printmakers, Auckland

1987
Seven Artists, Roz MacAllan Gallery, Brisbane
International Black and White Print Exhibition, Portfolio Gallery, Auckland
Young Contemporaries Exhibition, CSA Gallery, Christchurch
Elizabeth Thomson, Peter Ransom: 1987 Print Series, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington

1986
Ninth International Print Biennale, Cartwright Hall, Bradford, England; Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England

1983
New Energy in Bronze, Denis Cohn Gallery, Auckland

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

The High Court, Wellington
The University of Auckland, Auckland
UNITEC Institute of Technology, Auckland,
Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
James Wallace Trust
Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand, Wellington
The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Logan College, Queensland, Australia
Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Australia
Department of Conservation
Ministry of Forestry
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
National Bank of New Zealand
Te Manawa Art Gallery, Palmerston North
Massey University, Palmerston North
Johnson's Wax Collection, United States of America
Westpac, New Zealand
Chapman Tripp, Wellington
Rutherford Trust, Wellington