Caroline McQuarrie

Born 1975
Greymouth, New Zealand

Current Employment:
Lecturer Photography
School of Fine Arts
Massey University
Wellington, New Zealand

Education:
MFA (with distinction) - Massey University 2005
Postgraduate Diploma - Massey University 2004
BFA (Photography) - Canterbury University 1997

Solo Exhibitions:
Waiuta
Foyer Space, Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK
16 November - 10 December 2015

Homewardbounder
Enjoy Gallery, Wellington
1-25 April 2015

No Town
Aratoi, Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, Masterton
24 April - 15 June 2014
2 - 22 Nov 2014 - Carnegie Gallery, Hokitika Museum, Hokitika
12 Dec - 24 Jan 2015 - Left Bank Gallery, Greymouth
5 June - 23 August - Te Uru Waitakere. Titirangi, Auckland

Friends are the best things in life
Ghuznee Art Billboard, Wellington
Jul - Sept 2012

Artifact
Blue Oyster Art Project Space, Dunedin
19 Jun - 21 Jul 2012

Reasons For Silence
Toi Poneke Gallery, Wellington
29 Oct – 20 Nov 2010

Kindle
The Arthouse, Christchurch
14th Oct – 1st Nov 2009

I Think I Was Blind Before I Met You
High St Project, Christchurch
20th Feb – 7th March 2009

We Hold Back the Night
Blue Oyster Gallery, Dunedin
23rd Sept – 18th Oct 2008

Residencies:
Plymouth University Land|Water Research Group, Plymouth, UK
Four-week residency including two exhibitions and lecture, Nov/Dec 2015

Samuel Marsden Collegiate School Mercedes Star Artist in Residence 2010
Five-week residency at the school, concluding exhibition at Wellington Star Mercedes Benz Sept 2010

Group Exhibitions:
THE HIVE HUMS WITH MANY MINDS
Curated by Bruce E. Phillips
Te Tuhi, Pakuranga, Auckland
12 March 2016 - 29 May 2016

VIRTUALLYPop
POPCAANZ conference, Wellington
29 June - 1 July 2015

In_docere
With Jenny Gillam, Jonathan Kay, Johanna Meechan, Kalya Ward and Shaun Waugh
The Engine Room, Wellington
27 Aug - 9 Sept 2014

Settling
With Vanessa Crowe and Cathy Tuato'o Ross
Mahara Gallery, Waikanae
3 August - 24 September 2014

Elegies (for the faded)
Performance with Womansong community choir
Presented as part of the Old Hall Gigs series
Tararua Tramping Club
8pm Saturday 24 May 2014

Settle
With Vanessa Crowe and Cathy Tuato'o Ross
Geoff Wilson Gallery, NorthTec, Whangarei
27 Sept - 1 Nov 2012

Nanageddon: The end of craft as we know it…
Curated by Becky Bean and Gaelen Macdonald
‘Group exhibition showcasing artists who are hailing the revival of stitching and knitting, subverting the idea of ‘Nana-craft’ and reclaiming the art of craft in truly revealing ways.’
ROAR! Gallery, Wellington
20th August – 12th September 2009
Artist in Residence at ROAR! Gallery in conjunction with the ‘Nanageddon’ exhibition.
This residency comprised two workshops, one with studio artists at Pablo’s Studio, and one open to the public in conjunction with ROAR! Gallery.

Etiquette for the Homesick
Curated by Abby Cunnane, with Genevieve Packer
Michael Hirschfeld Gallery, City Gallery, Wellington
2nd May – 8th June 2008

Call and Response
Caroline McQuarrie, Frankie Rouse, Mica Still, Deidra Sullivan and Marci Tackett
Toi Poneke Gallery, Wellington
11th January – 4th February 2007

Curating:
From the Aether
Jonathan Kay, Shaun Matthews and Bonny Stewart-MacDonald
Curated by Caroline McQuarrie
Courtenay Place Park Light Boxes, Wellington
April - July 2016

Locale
Lynda Garrod, Shaun Matthews and Kirsty Woods
Curated by Caroline McQuarrie
Toi Poneke Gallery, Wellington
22 Jan – 12 Feb 2010

Alt: Contemporary Photographers Explore Alternative Processes
Curated by Caroline McQuarrie
A group exhibition showcasing Massey University Photography department staff and students who make work using ‘alternative’ photographic processes.
Engine Room, Massey University, Wellington
15th – 25th July 2009
Photospace Gallery, Wellington
1st – 31st August 2009