Robert McLeod

ROBERT MCLEOD


Born Glasgow 1948

Educated Glasgow School of Art, 1965 – 1969.

Diploma of Art, Drawing and Painting.


Jordanhill College of Education, 1970.

Diploma of Teaching.


Arrived New Zealand 1972.


Work in the collections of

Te Papa, Wellington

Pataka Museum of Art and Cultures, Porirua.

The Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland

The Robert McDougall Gallery, Christchurch

The Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui

Manawatu Art Gallery, Palmerston North.

Dowse Art Gallery, Lower Hutt.

The Bath House, Rotorua.

Victoria University, Wellington.

Wellington College of Education, Wellington.

Christchurch College of Education, Christchurch.

Christchurch Institute of Technology, Christchurch.

James Wallace Collection, Auckland.

The Real Art Roadshow.

                                                

Awards

2005

Runner up Prize, Wallace Art Awards

2004

Jury Prize, Wallace Art Awards.

1998

Lillian Ida-Smith Award for Painting.

1981

QEII Arts Council Grant.

1978

Rotorua Art Award.

1977

QEII Arts Council Grant.            


Selected solo exhibitions

2013

Imposters, Aliens & Anglels, Pataka, Porirua

2012

Supporting Partick Thistle, City Gallery, Wellington

2012

Small Man’s problems, Micheal Reid, Sydney

2008

Bath Street Gallery, Auckland. Large Paintings.

2008

The Pencil Gallery, Gisborne. The Not Poussin Paintings.

2008

Campbell Grant Gallery, Christchurch. Pages From The DMB.

2007

Dunedin Public Art Gallery.  No Stop, No Pause, No Fast Forward.

2006

Edmiston Duke Gallery, Auckland. Giving Colour to Mister Serious and Other Works.

2006

Expressions Arts Centre, Upper Hutt  The Rob McLeod Show (Mickey Paintings)

2006

Eastern Southland Gallery, Gore. No stop, No Pause, No Fast Forward.

2005

Judith Anderson Gallery, Hawkes Bay. Paintings,1995 to 2005.

2005

Southland Museum and Art Gallery, Invercargill. No Stop, No Pause, No Fast forward.

2005

The Pencil Gallery, Gisborne. To Mickey.

2005

Campbell Grant Gallery, Christchurch. Large Paintings.

2005

Edmiston Duke Gallery, Auckland. Talking About Art and Other Small Paintings.

2004

Bowen Galleries, Wellington. True Kiwi Content and Puppet Games.

2004

Campbell Grant Gallery, Christchurch. Thin Culture and Other Paintings.

2003

Judith Anderson Gallery, Auckland. Pointless Political Piece and Other Paintings.

2002

Pataka Museum, Porirua.  A Long Way Home: Three Decades Of Painting.

2002

Ashburton Art Gallery, Ashburton.  Meet Mutant Mickey.

2002

Bowen Galleries, Wellington.  Small Mickey Paintings.

2001

Judith Anderson Gallery, Auckland.  Meet  Rapunzel, Mutant Mickey, Joseph and Other Large Paintings.

2001

Bowen Galleries, Wellington.  Meet Mutant Mickey.

2000

Campbell Grant Gallery, Christchurch.  Small Shelf Paintings.

2000

University of Canterbury, Fine Arts Gallery.  Large Shelf Paintings.

1999

Bowen Galleries, Wellington.  Paintings Large and Small.

1998

Judith Anderson Gallery. Auckland.  Paintings.

1998

Campbell Grant Gallery, Christchurch.  New Works.

1997

Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui.  The Objects, the Game and the Life: a Survey

Show, 1972-97.

1997

Bowen Galleries, Wellington.  The Doctor’s Dog, Visitors, Dead Cowboys and other Paintings.

1996

Bowen Galleries, Wellington.  Small Paintings.

1996

Hawkes Bay Exhibition Centre.  Shaped Paintings.

1995

Bowen Galleries, Wellington.  Paintings.

1994

New Work Studio, Wellington.  New Works.

1993

Gow Langsford  Gallery, Auckland. Minimalist Paintings 1981-1982.

1993

New Work Studio, Wellington. Small Shaped Paintings.

1991

Gow Langsford  Gallery, Auckland.  Large Drawings.

1991

Gow Langsford  Gallery, Auckland.  Shaped Paintings.

1991

CSA Gallery, Christchurch.  High School Exercise Drawings.

1990

Gow Langsford  Gallery, Auckland.  Domestic Flavours Paintings, Two Large Floor Works and High School Exercise Drawings.

1990

Gregory Flint Gallery, Wellington.  New and Old Paintings.

1989

Louise Beale Gallery, Wellington.  Domestic Flavours Paintings.

1988

Louise Beale Gallery, Wellington.  Small Paintings1972-82.

1987

Artis Gallery, Auckland.  Buchanan Paintings.

1986

Artis Gallery, Auckland.  Paintings and Drawings (Shaped Minimalist Paintings. Lanark Drawings).

1985

Louise Beale Gallery, Wellington.  Lanark Drawings.

1985

Red Metro Gallery, Auckland.  Lanark Drawings.

1985

Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt.  Paintings and Drawings (Shaped Minimalist Paintings, Lanark Drawings).

1984

Louise Beale Gallery, Wellington.  Stiff Jumble Paintngs.

1983

Louise Beale Gallery, Wellington.  Lanark Drawings.

1981

City Art Gallery, Wellington.  Paintings and Drawing, 1972-81.

1981

Petar James Gallery, Auckland.  Minimalist Paintings.

1980

Petar James Gallery, Auckland.  Splatter Paintings.

1979

Elva Bett Gallery, Wellington.  Splatter Paintings.

1979

Petar James Gallery, Auckland.  Splatter Paintings.

1978

Elva Bett Gallery, Wellington.  Splatter Paintings.

1977

Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth.  Paintings 1974-77.

1977

Peter Webb Galleries, Auckland.  Grids.

1977

Elva Bett Gallery, Wellington.  Grids and Tartans.

1974

Antipodes Gallery, Wellington.  Paintings.

            


Selected Group Shows

2005

Wallace Art Award. Touring Exhibition.

2004

Wallace Art Award. Touring exhibition.

2004

Pataka Museum of Art and Cultures (touring). Representation and Reality.

2000

Pataka Museum of Art and Cultures.  Think Colour.

2000

Te Papa.  Collectors Choice. 

1997

Page 90, Porirua.  Common Ground: 10 Male Artists.

1997

Manawatu Art Gallery, Palmerston North.  More than a Floor.

1995

Wellington City Art Gallery.  Local Colour.

1994

Wellington City Arts Festival.  Strange New Land.

1990

CSA Gallery, Christchurch.  Hogging the Floor.

1987

Wellington City Art  Gallery.  Off the Wall.

1987

Wellington City Art  Gallery.  Drawing Analogies. 

1986

National Art Gallery, Shed 11, Wellington.  Content/Context.

1985

Stephen Mori Gallery, Sydney.  Perspecta.

1978

Dowse Art Gallery, Lower Hutt.  Three Painters.

1976

Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland.  New Zealand Drawing.

1976.

Manawatu Art Gallery, Palmerston North.  Four Wellington Artists.

1975

Barrington Gallery, Auckland.  Figurative Art Now.

1973

New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, Wellington.  Eight Young Artists.



Artist Residencies

2006

Mataura Licensing Trust 50th Anniversary Inaugural  Artist In Residence .



Selected Bibliography                                         


2011  Figuring it all out, Dan Chappell, Art News, Summer 2011


Aaron Lister (2004) Robert McLeod,Travelling With The Happy Worm. Art New Zealand No 109, pp66-69.


An Orange In A Fried Fish Shop:Paintings by Robert McLeod (2003). Essay ,Aaron Lister: published Craig potton Ltd.


Katy Corner   Postcards p 26 ( illus) Art News New Zealand  Spring 2002 


            

A Long Way Home:Rob McLeod. (2002). Catalogue essay, H. Kedgley; published by Pataka Museum of Art and Cultures.


Think Colour. (2000). Catalogue essay, J. Mane-Wheoki; published by Pataka Museum of Art and Cultures.


Allan Smith. (1998). Robert McLeod and the Giggler in the Wood (illus). Art New Zealand, No 85, pp.37-41.


The Objects, the Game and the Life: A Survey Show. (1997). Catalogue essay, M. Scaife; published by Sarjeant Gallery. 


Local Colour. (1995).  Catalogue essay, A. Smith; published by Wellington City Art Gallery.


Warwick Brown. (1995). One Hundred New Zealand Paintings.  Auckland: Godwit. 


Allan Smith. (1990). Ways to do More and More (illus). Art New Zealand, No 56, pp70-74.


Susan Foster.  (1988). Robert McLeod: An Interview (illus). Art New Zealand, No 46, pp.64-67.


Soft Paradigms. (1987).  Catalogue essay, I. Wedde; published by Wellington City Art Gallery.


The Grid: Lattice and Network.  (1987).  Catalogue essay, A. Bogle; published by Auckland City Art Gallery.


Content/Context: A Survey of Recent New Zealand Art. (1986).  Catalogue essay, L. Bieringa: published by National Art Gallery. 


Elva Bett. (1986). New Zealand Art: A Modern Perspective. Auckland: Reed and Methuen.


Six New Zealand Artists:Perspecta 85. (1985).  Catalogue essay, C. Sotheran: published by Mori Gallery, Sydney. 


Susan Foster.  (1985). Wellington Review (illus).  Art New Zealand, No 36, p.22.

            

Jim and Mary Barr.  (1980). Contemporary New Zealand Painters.  Martinborough: Alister Taylor.


Peter Cape.  (1979). New Painting since 1960.  Auckland: Collins. 


Neil Rowe.  (1978). Wellington Review (illus).  Art New Zealand, No 11, pp.19, 61.


 
     
 
   
 
 
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