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Chris Heaphy

 (born 1965)
Chris Heaphy is active/lives in New Zealand.  Chris Heaphy is known for painting.

Chris Heaphy

Biography from Gow Langsford Gallery

Chris Heaphy was born in New Zealand in 1965 and is of Ngai Tahu and European extraction.  He attended the Canterbury school of Fine Art graduating in 1991 with a BFA in painting.  In 1998 he graduated from the RMIT University in Melbourne Australia with an MFA in painting. Heaphy has been successful in securing a number of grants and fellowships including Te Waka Toi grants in 1993 and 1994, the Olivia Spencer Bower Fellowship in 1995, two Creative New Zealand grants in 1999, and a research grant from WINTEC which enabled him to undertake a residency at Melbourne‚Äôs RMIT University.

In 2000-2001 Heaphy undertook a residency at the Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris as well as the Veuve Cliquot Ponsardin Residency in Champagne in 2001. Heaphy has exhibited extensively throughout Australasia and Europe and his work is included in numerous major public and private collections in New Zealand and further abroad.

A publication on his works Chris Heaphy: Daisy in My Lazy Eye was published in 2008 (Plum Blossom, Hong Kong).

Gow Langsford Gallery has represented Chris Heaphy since 2008.

1991  BFA, Ilam, Christchurch
1998  MFA, RMIT University, Melbourn

Selected Exhibitions: 
2012  Moutakere, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland
2008  Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, NZ
2007   The End of Nothing, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, NZ
2005   Stereo, Michael Lett, Auckland, NZ After the Big Bang, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, NZ
2004  Michael Lett, Auckland, NZ Stereo, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, NZ
2003  Stereo, Michael Lett, Auckland, NZ
2002  Wonder works, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, NZ
2001  New Works, Cite Gallery, Paris, France
2000   Wonder Works, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, NZ

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About  Chris Heaphy

Born:  1965 - New Zealand (Ngai Tahu); lives in Auckland
Known for:  painting