Born in Christchurch, New Zealand. Currently lives and works in

Auckland, NZ



Diploma of Fine Arts.(Painting) Ilam School of Fine Art, Canterbury University,

Christchurch, New Zealand

(BA English studies 1967, Canterbury University)


BA studies , English, Massey University, Palmerston North , NZ


BA studies in Art History, Auckland University, NZ


Diploma of Teaching. Secondary School Fine Art, Secondary Teachers’ College,

Auckland, New Zealand



“Out of Place”- Philippa Blair, fe29 gallery, Dunedin, NZ
“Jungle Puzzles” Orexart, Auckland, NZ


“Tarantella” Aesthete Gallery, Hamilton, NZ

“Molecular” PGgallery192, Christchurch, NZ

“A Diary of Events” Orexart, Auckland,NZ

“Metamorphosis” Historical works on canvas by Philippa Blair, Fe 29 Gallery, Dunedin, Otago, NZ


“Unbridled” Orexart, Auckland ,NZ

Philippa Blair (solo show) Ming Jen Gallery , Kaoshiung City,Taiwan

“Fera Natura” (wild nature) Fe29 Gallery, Dunedin,New Zealand


Philippa Blair “Shelter” cloaks & constructed canvases Orexart,Auckland ,NZ

“Down Under Cover” Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Auckland,NZ

(Curator: Chloe Geoghegan)


“Counter –flow” Orexart ,Auckland,NZ

“Real to Reel “ Aesthete Gallery , Hamilton,NZ

“Out of the Loop” PGgallery192, Christchurch,NZ


“Dancing Off Score” PGgallery192, Christchurch, NZ

“Follow the Thread” Aesthete Gallery, Hamilton, NZ


“Like Water Off a Duck’s back” Aesthete Gallery Hamilton, NZ


“Drawn to Paint” pggallery 192, Christchurch, NZ


“Crossings” recent paintings PGgallery192, Christchurch, NZ


“Philippa Blair” Aug-Sept. Blikfang Art & Antiques, Auckland, NZ

curators (Sheridan Keith, Janie Duneas)


“Philippa Blair: Labyrinth of Lines” Warschaw Gallery, San Pedro, Ca

curator: Ron Linden

“Wild/Nest/Weave “ Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland , NZ


“Camouflage” Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland , NZ


“Out of Line” Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland, NZ


“Philippa Blair: works on paper” Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland ,NZ

“Tracks: recent paintings” Lawrence Asher Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca


“New Paintings and Works on Paper” Catchment Gallery, Nelson, NZ

“Philippa Blair: paintings” Ming Jen Gallery, Kaoshiung City, Taiwan

curators: Lichuan Hung & Gary Hu


““Spring/Break“” Janne Land Gallery, Wellington, NZ

“Attivare” Philippa Blair & Steven Hampton “greatest hits“” Lawrence Asher

Gallery, Los Angeles


“Recent Paintings” Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland,N.Z

“Painting Matters/Plains Weaver” Rangi Ruru School, Christchurch, N.Z

“Llano Quemado” & other works, fyr arte contemporanea, Florence, Italy


““Cutting Loose“” New Work Double Vision Gallery. L.A. Ca

““Cut Loose“” Janne Land Gallery, Wellington, NZ

““Survey: 1991-2001“” Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland, N.Z.

“Out of Site” (works on paper) Brooke-Gifford Gallery, Christchurch, N.Z.

“Firenze com’era” new lithographs and works on paper, Paper Graphica

Christchurch , New Zealand


Philippa Blair: (Maps) A. Frintino (photos) fyr contemporanea Florence,Italy

“Philippa Blair: Paintings”, Pfizer International Development and Research

Center Headquarters, New London, Connecticut


Open Studio Griffis Art Center, New London, CT

TransMotion Janne Land Gallery, Wellington, NZ

New Paintings and Drawings Pacific Art Gallery, Zug, Switzerland


“TransMotion” New Paintings and Drawings

Double Vision Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA

Millennium Art Gallery, Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand

“Maximal Abstraction,” Judith Anderson Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand (catalogue)


“Trajectories,” Janne Land Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand


“Traverse” (Paintings, Drawings & Lithographs), Spencer Gallery, Wickford, Rhode Island

“Traverse” (Paintings, Drawings & Lithographs), Janne Land Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand


“Slice/Cross Section,” Judith Anderson Gallery, Auckland

Recent Paintings, Brooke-Gifford Gallery, Christchurch

New Work, Janne Land Gallery, Wellington

“Andanzas”, New London Art Society Gallery, Connecticut, USA


“Sound/Tracks,” Janne Land Gallery, Wellington

Lithographs, New London Art Society Gallery, Connecticut

Two Lobby Painting Installations, curated by Mary-Kay Lombino, Los Angeles

(Bokay, South Beverly Drive, Los Angeles; H. Held Properties, Century Park

East, Century City, September-December)


“Survey: Selected Works 1984-1995,” Gallery No.5, Dunedin

“Micro-Organisms and Pacific Circuits,” Festival Arts Exhibition, Janne Land

Gallery, Wellington, (catalogue)

“Big Paintings,” Lesley Kreisler Gallery, New Plymouth

“Walk Tall,” Brooke-Gifford Gallery, Christchurch

A Selection of Work, Miro Gallery, Napier


“Through Thick and Thin,” Janne Land Gallery, Wellington

“Yankee Doodles,” Lesley Kreisler Gallery, New Plymouth

“Walk Tall,” RKS Art, Auckland


“From the Pacific Rim,” Janne Land Gallery, Wellington

“From the Wild West,” Lesley Kreisler Gallery, New Plymouth

“Dances with Swans,” (Lithographs and Monoprints) Muka Studio Gallery, Auckland

“New Cloaks and Heart Books,” Brooke-Gifford Gallery, Christchurch

“Drawing Survey, 1987 Onwards” The Drawing Gallery

1993 “New Landscapes, New Mexico,” Janne Land Gallery, Wellington; exhibition

travelled to RKS Art, Auckland and Milford House, Dunedin

“Wild West Show,” Gisborne Museum and Arts Centre, Gisborne

“Survey, 1987 – 1992,” Suter Art Gallery, Nelson


RKS Art, Auckland

Janne Land Gallery, Wellington

Brooke-Gifford Gallery, Christchurch

“Survey: 1987 – 1992,” Centre for Contemporary Art, Hamilton

Portfolio Gallery (Lithographs from Limeworks 1985 – 1992 )

Gallerie Akaroa, Akaroa


RKS Art, Auckland


RKS Art, Auckland

Janne Land Gallery, Wellington


RKS Art, Auckland

Janne Land Gallery, Wellington

Brooke-Gifford Gallery, Christchurch


New Zealand Consulate General, New York, New York

RKS Art, Auckland


Shippee Gallery, New York, New York

Carnegie Gallery, Dunedin

North Gallery, Whangarei

RKS Art, Auckland

Janne Land Gallery, Wellington

Brooke-Gifford Gallery, Christchurch


Tree Has Its Heart In Its Roots,” Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch

RKS Art, Auckland

Janne Land Gallery, Wellington

Brooke-Gifford Gallery, Christchurch

Press Gallery, Dunedin (Prints)

Gingko Gallery, Christchurch (Prints)

Muka Studio, Auckland (Lithographs)


RKS Art, Auckland

Centre Gallery, Hamilton (Survey)

Squaw Valley Creative Art Centre, San Francisco

Brook-Gifford Gallery, Christchurch


Shippee Gallery, New York, New York (N.Z. Art in America)

“Survey Exhibition,” Red Metro, Dunedin

Canberra School of Art, Canberra, Australia

Louise Beale Gallery, Wellington


“Transformations,” RKS Art, Auckland

Louise Beale Gallery, Wellington

Gingko Gallery, Christchurch (Prints)

Red Metro, Dunedin (Prints)


RKS Art, Auckland

Louise Beale Gallery, Wellington

Waikato Art Society, Waikato


“U.S.A Collages,” RKS Art, Auckland

Elva Bett Gallery, Wellington


Elva Bett Gallery, Wellington

New Vision Gallery, Auckland

Barry Lett Galleries, Auckland

1979 New Vision Gallery, Auckland

C.S.A. Gallery, Christchurch

Northland Society of Arts, Whangarei


New Vision Gallery, Auckland


New Vision Gallery, Auckland


New Vision Gallery, Auckland

C.S.A. Gallery, Christchurch


C.S.A. Gallery, Christchurch


Kenningo Street Gallery, Brisbane, Australia



“Summer Small Works” Orexart, Auckland, NZ
“Lovers & Castaways” The Art House Trust, Pah Homestead, Auckland, NZ
Aotearoa Art Fair, Orexart, NZ
”ABSTRAXT-ABSTRAXT” NorthArt, Auckland, NZ

(curator : Jessica Peerless)


“Winter Stock” PGgallery192, Christchurch, NZ

“Summer Collection” Fe29 Gallery, Dunedin, NZ

“Cyclone Relief Exhibition” (Art And Poetry)

Ahuriri Contemporary Gallery, Napier, Hawkes Bay, NZ

“Suburbia“ (mother_ mother iteration) North Art, Auckland, NZ

"Autumn Harvest” PGgallery192, Christchurch, NZ

“Disruptive Order “ Abstraction from Suter Collection, Super Gallery, Nelson, NZ

(curator: Julie Catchpole)
”Xmas 23’ PGGallery192, Christchurch, NZ



 “Abstract” (Here is the Thing) Ahuriri Contemporary Gallery, Napier, NZ

(curator: Peter Madden)

“Invisible Structures in Art” (Four Artists) Mitchell Branch New Haven Public Library, Westville, CT, USA (curator: Johnes Ruta)

“A Contemporary Collection”, Aesthete Gallery, Hamilton, NZ

“Spring Alert” Aesthete Gallery, Hamilton, NZ

“Wide” (A celebration of the panoramic format), PGgallery192, Christchurch, NZ

Aotearoa /Auckland Art Fair (MotherMother Projects)


“Revolving Summer Show” PGgallery192, Christchurch

“In Residence” MotherMother Archive(curator: Natalie Tozer)

Auckland Art Fair

“Abstract Expressions” Alan Maddox & Philippa Blair

Aesthete Gallery, Hamilton, NZ

“The Painter and the Emperor revisited “, Depot ArtSpace, Auckland

(curator Kate Hill )

“Collectables” Orexart, Auckland

“The Fine Line” Orexart, Auckland

“Spring Selection” PGgallery192, Christchurch


‘Mothermother artists project #6” lot23

Hye Rim Lee,Philippa Blair,Cheyenne Rose (curator: Natalie Tozer)

“2020” Group Show ,Aesthete Gallery, Hamilton, NZ

“Heads Up 2020” Orexart, Auckland, NZ

“Philippa Blair & Peter Panyoczki” (2 person show) Aesthete Gallery, Hamilton, NZ

“Seeing What’s There” PGgallery192, Christchurch, NZ

“Xmas /20” PGgallery192, Christchurch, NZ


“The 80’s Show” (Fletcher Trust Collection) Whakatane Museum, NZ curated by Tauranga Art Gallery

‘Autumn Show” PGgallery192 Christchurch,NZ

“Auckland ArtFair,” Orexart, Auckland,NZ

“NZ Women Artists” Aesthete Gallery Hamilton,NZ

“NZ Special Exhibition,Beijing International Art Biennale

National Art Museum, Beijing,China.”


Wairau Auction Show for Maori ArtGallery

Tim Melville Gallery, Auckland, NZ

“Xmas Show” pggallery192, Christchurch ,NZ

“Odyssey 2” Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, Ca

“Notes Towards a Speculative Fiction” Wallace Gallery, Morrinsvile, NZ

“Beyond the Frame” Sargeant Gallery, Whanganui, NZ

“Here We Are” works by Women Artists in the Wallace Arts Trust Collection

TSB Wallace Arts Centre, Auckland, NZ

“Journeys” Orexart, Auckland,NZ

“Envoys” Association of Women Artists International Postcard project

Te Uru, Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Auckland


“Based on Black” Aesthete Gallery ,Hamilton, NZ

“Velocity” LAUNCHLA/KPProjects Chinatown Project Space, LA ,Ca

“Winter Selection” PGgallery192 Christchurch,NZ

“Works on Paper” Aesthete Gallery,Hamilton,NZ

“Into the 3rd Dimension” Aesthete Gallery , Hamilton,NZ

“Notes Towards a Speculative Fiction” (works from the collection) TSB James Wallace Arts Trust (curators: Nicholas Butler/Matthew Wood)

“Collective Women: Feminist Art and Archive from 1970’s- 1990’s, Auckland City Art Gallery(curators: Catherine Hammond/Caroline McBride)

“Femisphere” magazine launch and exhibition , Strange Haven, curators: (Judy Darragh / Imogen Taylor)

“Considering the Human Condition”

Wallace Arts Trust Collections Gallery, Morrinsville, NZ

(curators: Justin Jade Morgan, Peter Dornauf)

“Abstraction” show LAUNCH/LA Chinatown Project Space, Los Angeles,Ca

Group Show PGgallery192 , Christchurch ,NZ


“The Intellectual Fashion Show” Gus Fisher Gallery, University of Auckland , NZ

(curators) Janie Van Woerden,Doris de Pont, Sheridan Keith)

“The Neighborhood’s Choice” Hunt Gallery,Webster University,St.Louis,Missouri,USA

(curator) Jeffrey Hughes

Group Show ,Ming Jen gallery ,Kaohsiung, Taiwan

“Last Judgement” pggallery192,Christchurch, NZ


“The Artists Journey” (Griffis Art Center) Lyman Allyn Art Museum, Ct. USA

“Paper,Paint,Metal” PGgallery192,Christchurch,NZ

“If This Then That” Lot23, Auckland,NZ

“Christmas Show” PGgallery192, Christchurch,NZ

“Selections from the Rutherford Trust Collection” Aratoi : Wairarapa Museum of Art and History, Masterton, NZ

“An Odyssey: 10 Years at TAM.” Torrance Art Museum, Los Angeles, California

“No Adults/Yes Adults” (Youth Art) Paintings and Prints, Muka Gallery, Auckland, NZ

“Bene Comune” Lot23, Auckland, NZ

(curator Stephen Bambury)

“The Art of Collecting” Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

(curators: Sue Mitchell &Todd Wingate)

“The Cedar” TSB Bank Wallace Trust Art Centre

(curator: Adrian Jackman)


“In Context” Youth Prints and Paintings, Muka Gallery,Auckland , NZ

“Subject to Change” Philippa Blair & Natalie Tozer, Lot23,Auckland ,NZ

“Little Jewels” Aratoi Museum of Art & History,Masterton, NZ


“Works on Paper 1900-2013 Warwick Henderson Gallery , Auckland, NZ


Paintings by Craig Keith Antrim, Philippa Blair, KatyCrowe, Nate Jones, Ron

Linden, Lida Lowrey, William Mahan, Jay McCafferty, Peggy Reavey, Yong Sin, Gary

Szymanski, Maggie Tennesen, Marie Thiebault, Ted Twine

Curator Ron Linden

MAS ATTACK 2 Torrance Art Museum October 26 2013

“Women Artists of the Permanent Collection midC19th-present day”

curator Kathyrn Poindexter, Riverside Art Museum, Ca

“Art is not Black or White”

Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland, NZ

“25 Years in Parnell”

Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland, NZ


Focus on Abstraction” Eva Breuer Gallery

Sydney, Australia


‘Solid Stripes” LAUNCH LA Merry Karnowsky Gallery, LA curator James Panozzo

essay : Shana Nys Dambrot

“5: on paper” recent works by Philippa Blair, Linda Day, Peggy Reavey,Yong Sin

Marie Thibeault (curator) Ron Linden, Warschaw Gallery, San Pedro, Ca.

NZ Artists Spring Catalogue Warwick Henderson Gallery,Auckland , NZ

“Snail Mail” Macandrew Intermediate School, Dunedin, NZ

Summer Catalogue Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland , NZ


“Children in Art” Eva Breuer Gallery ,Sydney, NSW, Australia

Mansfield Gallery (opening show) Nelson, New Zealand

Autumn Catalogue Warwick Henderson Gallery , Auckland , NZ

“Local Revolutionaries-Art and Change 1965-1986” Auckland City Art Gallery

curators Ron Brownson & Mary Kisler

September Exhibition, Mansfield Gallery, Nelson, NZ

Gallery Reis, Opening Show, Singapore

“The Hot Show” Fletcher Trust Collection, curator Peter Shaw. Auckland NZ

“Global Visions’ Griffis Art Center, US Coast Guard Research & Development

Center, New London, Connecticut

“OU-BOUM” Long Beach City College Gallery,curator Linda Day

“SnailMail” Macandrew Intermediate School , Dunedin, NZ

“ Densities; Line Becoming Shape, Shape Becoming Object” curator Peter Frank

(curators as critics series)

Beacon Arts Building, Inglewood, Los Angeles, Ca

Summer Catalogue Show Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland NZ


“Cutting Edge-Prints on Show” Flagstaff Gallery, Auckland , NZ

“in between” 3 person show Jancar/McCorkle Projects, Los Angeles

with John O’Brien and Judith Page

COCA/Christchurch Art Gallery Trusts,9th Annual Art Auction, Christchurch, NZ

Autumn Catalogue Show, W.Henderson Gallery, Auckland, NZ

Auckland Art Fair, Auckland, NZ

“Ray of Hope” BreastCancer Institute Westmead NSW fundraiser ,NSW Art Gallery,

Sydney, Australia (in conjunction with Eva Breuer Gallery)

‘4th of July-One Week Only” Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles

Hand Made” Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland, NZ

Winter Catalogue” Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland, NZ

new works on paper’(Eion Stevens/Philippa Blair) Paper Graphica, Christchurch,NZ

Spring Catalogue” Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland, NZ

Kiwis in LA” Art Show, Santa Monica Art Studios, Santa Monica, Ca

Snail Mail” (artists in schools) Macandrew Intermediate school, Dunedin,NZ


“artists for save our water’ NG Gallery ,Christchurch, NZ(curators:S.Hope/J Zusters)

“Terrain” Catchment Gallery, Nelson, NZ

Summer Catalogue show W.Henderson Gallery, Auckland, NZ

Autumn Catalogue show W.Henderson Gallery, Auckland , NZ

Winter Catalogue show W. Henderson Gallery, Auckland , NZ

Waikato Art Auction Aesthete Gallery, Hamilton, NZ

“Affordable Works on Paper” Directors Choice, Eva Breuer Gallery

Sydney, Australia

Auckland Grammar School Art Exhibition, Auckland, NZ

“Angels & Demons”(late 20thc NZ neo-Expressionism )

Suter Gallery, Nelson,NZ (curator: Anna-Marie White)

“Snail Mail” Macandrew Intermediate School, Dunedin, NZ

“ clinch/cross/cut/ team 404& John Armleder

New Jerseyy/Basel/Switzerland

Waikato Art Auction: W.Henderson Gallery/Aesthete Gallery/Fine Art Society NZ Ltd.

“Buried Treasure” Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland, NZ

Summer Catalogue show W. Henderson Gallery,Auckland NZ

“Making a Mark: Hand of the Artist(Te Manawa Art Society Collection)

Te Manawa Art Museum, Palmerston North , NZ


“hausguests” ( haus gallery for dafur )at Brewery Project , Los Angeles

Pillow Talk: Small Comforts in Hard Times”( curators;Phyllis Green/Mery Lynn McCorkle) Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica

2 dimension/ 3 dimension” W.Henderson Gallery, Auckland, NZ

Beyond McCahon” Catchment Gallery, Nelson , NZ

ArtTaipei” Taipei International ArtFair (curator: Lichuan Hung: Chan Liu museum)

Auckland Art Fair (Warwick Henderson Gallery) Auckland , NZ

Themes and Variations/New Abstraction in Los Angeles” Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, Ca (curator : Kristina Newhouse)

“Triptych: feet on concrete” Regina Klenjowski Dance Company, Torrance museum project

Autumn Catalogue Show” Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland, NZ

Painters as Printmakers” Christchurch Art Gallery, New Zealand (curator: Peter Vangioni)

“Late Spring Salon” Catchment Gallery, Nelson, NZ

125th anniversary Ilam School of Art Brooke Gifford Gallery, Christchurch, NZ

Summer Catalogue “ exhibition Warwick Henderson gallery, Auckland, NZ

The Printmakers” Catchment Gallery, Nelson ,NZ

Art School 125 ”(125 years of the School of Fine Arts at the Uni. of Canterbury)

curated by P. Vangioni, L.Strongman, J.Hay Christchurch Art Gallery, Canterbury, New Zealand


LA contemporary art fair (dencontemporaryart) Santa Monica, Ca

“selected works one / twenty artists/ “ Te Wa the space, Queenstown,NZ

‘Summer/Autumn Salon’ Catchment Gallery, Nelson , NZ

“New Works” Catchment Gallery, Nelson, NZ

Venice Art Walk Auction, Bergamot Station,Santa Monica, Ca

“Safe” Art Auction, Auckland, NZ

“Alternate Routes:Mapping in the Studio” Sam Francis Gallery, Crossroads School ,

Santa Monica,Ca (curator: Pam Posey)

“Art of New Zealand/ 2006” Chan Liu Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

(curator; Li-Chuan Hung)

“Works on Paper” Milford Galleries, Queenstown, NZ

“Spring Catalogue Show”, W. Henderson Gallery,Auckland , NZ

“Off the Wall” exhibition Riverside Art Museum, California

Onsight: Celebrating 125 years of teacher education in Auckland”, Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland , NZ

“New Zealanders of Achievement” auction.NZ Embassy, Washington DC

Summer Catalogue Show “ 2006-2007 W.Henderson Gallery, Auckland N.Z


“ Flow” 11 California Painters, Riverside Art Museum (curator: Peter Frank)

“30th Anniversary Show”, Brooke Gifford Gallery, Christchurch, N.Z.

“ Autumn Catalogue 2005” , Warwick Henderson Gallery,Auckland, N.Z

“Eye Blast” with Hilary Baker, Cypress College, Cypress, Ca

“ Spring Catalogue Show” , W.Henderson Gallery, Auckland, NZ

“ Point & Line to Plane,” COCA, Christchurch, NZ

“ Christmas Show” Janne Land Gallery, Wellington, NZ

“Summer Catalogue Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland , NZ


ArtExpo, MonteCarlo, France, Lugano, Switzerland (FYR arte contemporanea,

Florence, Italy)

“New Year/New Work” Janne Land Gallery, Wellington, N.Z.

“SoundOff” White Box Gallery, Marina del Rey, Ca

“Heaven’s gonna Burn your Eyes”Cartelle Gallery, Marina del Rey, Ca


“Between Heaven and Earth”, Walter Wickiser Gallery, NYC

“Gridlock’ (Curated by K. Newhouse ) West L.A. College, Los Angeles

“The Collections” Christchurch Art Museum, New Zealand

“Abstract Expressions” Philippa Blair and Paul Hayward, COCA, Christchurch,NZ

Hutchinson’s Art Exhibition, Hastings Community Art Centre, NZ

“25” Center of Contemporary Art, Christchurch,New Zealand

“Yellow Pages” Turm Gallery, Helmstedt, Palazzo Liestal, Basel

Armledder HBC Braunschweig, Germany)

“Tinseltown’, Domestic setting, Los Angeles

“Past, Present, Future” Double Vision Gallery, Los Angeles

“Chasing Papi” 20th century Fox film production

“Las Vegas” NBC TV production


Invitational “Summer Palette” Walter Wickiser Gallery, N.Y.C.

“NY/NZ/CA” Two Person Show, Palos Verdes Art Center, CA

Curator: Scott Canty

“I Will Need Words” (Members Exhibition) COCA, Christchurch, NZ

“Tutor’s Exhibition” Quarry Summer School, Northland Craft Trust, Porcine Gallery, Whangarei, NZ

“Less is More or Less” COCA, Christchurch, N.Z.


“Board Art” COCA, Christchurch, New Zealand

“Pataka: 6 Contemporary New Zealand Painters”

Noosa Regional Gallery, Queensland, Australia

Blacktown Civic Center, Sydney, N.S.W. Australia

Fine Art Auction, Coca, Christchurch, New Zealand

“Focus on Materiality”, W. Henderson Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

“Flat Files” POST Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

“The Travellers” (New Zealand women artists overseas)

Te Wa – the Space, Wanganui, New Zealand


“Gestural Maps,” POST Downtown, Los Angeles, California

“Emigrés” Te Wa – The Space, Wanganui

Jurors’ Exhibition, Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, California

“Think Colour: Art Is Never Just Black And White,” Porirua Museum of Art and

Culture, Wellington, New Zealand

“Director’s Choice,” Judith Anderson Gallery, Auckland

“Journey Into Art,” L.A. Art Core Benefit Auction

“Fine Art Auction,” COCA, Christchurch

“Gala Fine Art Auction,” W. Henderson Gallery

“Art and Opera: Sound and Vision,” COCA, Christchurch


“Safe,” Celebrity Art Auction

“The New Frontier,” COCA, Christchurch

“In the Abstract,” Janne Land Gallery, Wellington

“Now Selling: Dealer Galleries,” Manawatu Art Gallery, Palmerston North

Art Exhibition, Carmel College

“Blind-Date,” COCA, Christchurch

Black Tie Art Auction, Robert McDougall Gallery, Christchurch

Auckland Philharmonia Art Auction, Chiaroscuro Gallery

“Rim of Fire,” Aotea Centre, Auckland

“Women of the Edge: New Zealand Women Artists 1900 – 1999,” Ferner Galleries, Auckland

Visa Gold and James Wallace 6th Annual Art Award finalist. Traveling exhibition

“The Big Wave,” Andrew Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, California

“Generation 50,” Te Wa – The Space, Wanganui


“Art in a Vineyard,” Marsden Winery, Keri Keri

“Rudolph Gopas and Canterbury Expressionism,” COCA, Christchurch

“Great Art, Great House,” Wellington Friends of Refuge Auction, Government House,


“Life Education Art Auction,” Wellington

“An Evening of Art (Plunket Exhibition),” Aigantighe Art Gallery, Timaru

“Nine Los Angeles Abstract Artists,” Andrew Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, California

“Less is More, More or Less,” Miniature mail art exhibition. COCA, Christchurch

“Andanzas,” New London Art Society Gallery, New London, Connecticut

“100 × 100 × 100,” Drawings Gallery


“Current Abstraction: Modern New Zealand Art,” Milford House Galleries, Dunedin

Philippa Blair and Jane Zusters, Miro Gallery, Napier

Group Show, Janne Land Gallery, Wellington

Group Show, Brook-Gifford Gallery, Christchurch

Silent Auction, Venice Art Walk, California

Xmas Show, Miro Gallery, Napier

“100 × 100 × 100 Exhibition,” Drawings Gallery


January Show, Drawings Gallery

“As I See It,” W. Henderson Gallery

Women’s Art Auction, Suter Gallery, Nelson

“The Extraordinary Ordinary,” Travelling Drawing Exhibition, Lopdell House Gallery, Auckland

“Drawing: Out of Context,” CSA Gallery, Christchurch

“Pacific Dragons: Art of Protest and Promise, Uxbridge Gallery, Howick

“Women’s Art Exhibition,” Gallery No.5, Dunedin

Benefit Auctions: Te Omanga Hospice, Government House, Wellington

Long Beach Museum, California

“Pin-Ups,” Drawings Gallery

“100 × 100 × 100 Exhibition,” Drawings Gallery


“Crossing Currents: A Decade of Collecting at the Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

“Alphabet Show,” Pakuranga Community Centre

“Self Portrait,” W. Henderson Gallery

“Emerging Into the Light,” Uxbridge Gallery, Hawkes Bay Museum

Muka Youth Prints (International Travelling Exhibition)

Christmas Show, Gallery No. 5, Dunedin

“Beyond the Mask,” Chiaroscuro Gallery, Auckland

“Masquerade,” Government House, Wellington

“100 × 100 × 100 Exhibition,” Drawings Gallery


“Revoltella Estate,” Civico Museo Revoltella / Galleria d’Arte Moderne,

Trieste, Italy

curated and organized by Galleria Nadia Bassanese, Trieste, Italy

“Dilana Rugs,” Orlando Art Museum, Orlando, Florida

“Small Paintings,” Outreach, Auckland

“Fax About Art,” CSA gallery, Christchurch

“Taking Stock of the 90s,” Sergeant Gallery, Wanganui

“Child’s Play,” Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch

“A4 Show,” Elam School of Fine Art, University of Auckland, Auckland

“Xmas X-section,” Drawings Gallery

“Christmas Exhibition, “ Brook-Gifford Gallery, Christchurch

“Christmas Show,” Janne Land Gallery, Wellington


“New Zealand Women Printmakers Suffrage Project,” travelling Exhibition

“The Great N.Z. Wind-up, Toys as Art Objects,” Hawkes Bay Museum

“ZEAL Collection of Culinary Art,” Travelling Exhibition: Hamburg, Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich, Vienna.

“Diversities – Elam Painters ’93,” ASA Gallery, Auckland

“Image and Issue,” Canterbury Women Artists, CSA Gallery, Christchurch

“Lost Property,” Elam School of Art at George Fraser Gallery

Group Exhibition, Janne Land Gallery, Wellington

“To Aids – the Benefit Concert,” Chiaroscuro Gallery

Cranleigh-Barton Drawing Award Exhibition, Robert McDougall, Art Gallery

“The Studio Ceramics Dinner Service Show,” Fisher Gallery

New Zealand Pavilion, EXPO, Taejon, South Korea

Opening Show, RKS Art, Auckland

“The Teps Show,” Outreach, Auckland


Two-Woman Show (with Jane Zusters), Works on Paper Gallery, Auckland

“Coastlines,” Lopdell Gallery, Auckland

“The Toy in Art,” Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland


“Revue 90,” Fisher Gallery, Auckland

“Pastel Invitational,” Portfolio Gallery, Auckland

“Monotype Invitational,” A.S.A. Gallery, Auckland

“Recent Additions,” Works on Paper Gallery, Auckland

“Art Leads the Recovery,” Works on Paper Gallery, Auckland

“Raising the Curtain,” Canterbury Society of Arts, Christchurch

Auckland Children’s Hospital Art Exhibition, Aotea Centre, Auckland

“6 Lithographs 1992, Christmas Exhibition,” Works on Paper Gallery, Auckland

“Xmas Show,” Brooke-Gifford Gallery, Christchurch


“Three From New Zealand (Philippa Blair, Ralph Hotere, Christine Helyar),” Long Beach, Museum of Art, Long Beach, California

“New Acquisitions 1988 – 89,” Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland

Arts Festival Exhibition, Janne Land Gallery, Wellington

“Wild West Show,” Lopdell House, Auckland

“Celebration,” Fisher Gallery, Auckland

“Opening Exhibition” and “Images for Lovers,” Works on Paper Gallery, Auckland


“Printmakers,” Charlotte H. Galleries

“Printmakers Exhibition,” Lopdell House, Auckland

“New Zealand Artists Exhibition,” Mezzanine Gallery

“Artists at the Bar,” (Lithographs), Regent Hotel, Auckland

“He Kokonga,” Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland

“Gates, Door, Lintel,” Fisher Gallery, Auckland

“10 Years of Printmaking,” Portfolio Gallery


N.Z Lithographs, Franz Masereel Centre, Kasterlee, Belgium

New Zealand Pavillion, World Expo, Brisbane Australia

Montana Lindauer Art Award Exhibition, Auckland

“Summer Exhibition,” Shippee Gallery, New York, New York

“75th Armory Show exhibition,” Shippee Gallery, New York, New York

Three New Zealand Artists, Nadia Bassanese Studio d’Arte, Trieste, Italy


“Australian Bi-Centenary Travelling Exhibition,” National Art Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

“Architectural Theme,” Brooke-Gifford Gallery, Christchurch

“Folding Image,” Fisher Gallery, Auckland

“New Acquisitions,” National Art Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

“Lithographs for Children,” Muka Studio, Auckland

“Tutors,” Summer School, Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui


“N.Z. Printmakers,” travelling exhibition: Brooks Adobe Center, Santa Barbara, California;

N.Z Embassy, Washington, D.C.; Joy Horwich Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.

“Goodman Suter Biennale,” Suter Art Gallery, Nelson

“Piece Of Art For Peace,” Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch

Lithographic Exhibition, Muka Studio, Auckland

“Artists In Glass,” RKS Art, Auckland

“Works on Paper,” Janne Land Gallery, Auckland

“Contemporary N.Z. Printmakers,” Print Guild, Melbourne, Australia


“Works On Paper,” Shippee Gallery, New York, New York

“N.Z. Printmaking,” World Print Council, San Francisco, California

“Big Paintings,” C.S.A. Gallery, Christchurch

“Artists in Glass,” Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch

“New Vision Sees Red,” New Vision Gallery, Auckland

“Staff Show,” Canterbury University School of Fine Arts, Christchurch

“Ten Years, Anniversary Exhibition,” Brook-Gifford Gallery, Christchurch

“Opening Show,” Press Gallery, Dunedin

“Print N.Z.” East Southland Gallery


“New Zealand Art in America,” Shippee Gallery, New York, New York

“30cm x 30cm,” New Vision Gallery, Auckland

“Working Studies,” N.Z.S.S.P.A., RKS Art, Auckland

“Louise Beale In Nelson,” Suter Art Gallery, Nelson

“Two Printmakers,” Portfolio Gallery


“Works on Paper,” A.S.A. Gallery, Auckland

“New Year New Work,” RKS Art, Auckland

“Print Exhibition,” A.S.A. Gallery, Auckland

“Prints,” Red Metro, Dunedin


“Images of Women,” Outreach Gallery, Auckland

“Summer ’82,” RKS Art, Auckland

“Auckland Printmakers Festival Exhibition,” Portfolio Gallery, Auckland

“Political Statements by New Zealand Artists,” A.S.A. Gallery, Auckland

“Auckland Festival Exhibition,” New Vision Gallery, Auckland

“Centennial Exhibition Canterbury School of Fine Art,” Brooke-Gifford Gallery, Christchurch

“Two Decades,” (N.Z.S.S.P.A) RKS Art, Auckland

“Artists as Educators,” Outreach Gallery, Auckland

“Wanganui Art Prize Exhibition,” Sarjeant Art Gallery, Wanganui

“Second Anniversary Exhibition,” Gingko Gallery, Christchurch

“Spot The Palm,” (Installation), Last and First Café, Auckland


“Two Women Artists,” Elva Bett Gallery

“Screenprints,” Arts Centre, Christchurch

“Works on Paper,” (N.Z.S.S.P.A)

“Print Show,” A.S.A. Gallery, Auckland

“Erotic Art in N.Z.,” Closet Artist Gallery, Auckland

“Images of Men,” Outreach Gallery, Auckland


“Director’s Choice,” Outreach Gallery, Auckland

“Vision Works,” Wellington City Art Gallery, Wellington

“Boxes,” C.S.A. Gallery, Christchurch

“Diverse Dimensions,” New Vision Gallery, Auckland

“Women In Arts,” Outreach Gallery, Auckland

“Centennial Exhibition,” C.S.A Gallery, Christchurch

“Square and Circle,” (N.Z.S.S.P.A) A.S.A. Gallery, Auckland

“Portrait,” New Vision Gallery, Auckland

“Bent Photography,” Snaps Gallery, Auckland


“30 New Paintings,” Elva Bett Gallery,

“Tokoroa Art Award Exhibition,” (Merit Prize)

“Rotorua Art Award Exhibition,” (Finalist)

“Images of Women,” Rotorua City Art Gallery, Rotorua

“Show The Flag,” National Art Gallery, Wellington

“N.Z. Nude,” Denis Cohn Gallery, Auckland


“Three Auckland Artists,” Elva Bett Gallery

“Opening Show,” Denis Cohn Gallery, Auckland

“Pakuranga Art Award Exhibition,” (Finalist)


“Summer ’77,” New Vision Gallery, Auckland

1976 “Watercolour Exhibition,” New Vision Gallery, Auckland

“New Artists ’76,” C.S.A. Gallery, Christchurch


“Young Artist’s Garden,” New Vision Gallery, Auckland

“Tokoroa Art Award Exhibition, (Finalist), Te Awamutu


“Young Contemporaries,” Brisbane, Australia

Redcliffe, David Jones Art Prize Finalist

L.J. Harvey Memorial Drawing Exhibition


ANZ National Bank , Wellington, NZ

Atlantic Richfield Corporation, Los Angeles, California

Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland

Bank of New Zealand Art Collection,NZ

Bishop Suter Art Galery, Nelson

British Museum, London,UK

Chan Liu Museum, TaoYuan, Taiwan

Chartwell Collection, Hamilton, N.Z

Citibank Collection, New York, New York

Citicorp Collection, New York, New York

Connecticut Graphic Arts Center, Norwalk, Connecticut

Center of Contemporary Art, Christchurch, N.Z.

Christchurch College of Education

Christchurch Art Gallery

David Bowie Collection, Great Britain and Switzerland

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin

Fletcher Challenge Trust Collection, Auckland, NZ

General Electric Co. Collection, New York, New York

Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth

Griffis Art Center, New London, CT

Hocken Library, Dunedin

Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank Collection, New York, New York

Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California

Lincoln University, Canterbury ,New Zealand

Manawatu Art Gallery(Te Manawa), Palmerston North,NZ

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Wellington

National Art Gallery, (Te Papa)Wellington

National Bank, Wellington

National Art Gallery, Canberra, Australia

National Women’s Hospital ,Auckland, NZ

Northland Society of Arts, Whangarei, NZ

Pfizer Corporation, U.S.A.,

Christchurch Museum , Canterbury, NZ

Rotorua Art Gallery, Rotorua

Rangi Ruru School, Christchurch

Riverside Art Museum ,California,USA

Saatchi & Saatchi, Wellington

Sargeant Gallery, Wanganui, NZ

Tien Chin Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan

The New Zealand Embassy, Tokyo, Japan

United Modern Masters Collection, Auckland

University of Auckland, Auckland

University of Canterbury, Christchurch,

Victoria University,Wellington, NZ

Waikato Museum of Art and History, Hamilton

Wallace Trust Collection, Auckland, NZ


New Zealand, Australia, Great Britain, Germany, U.S.A, Switzerland, Sweden, Italy, Asia


1980 Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council Grant (traveled in U.S.A and Germany, 1981)

1984 Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council Grant (traveled in France, Spain and Portugal 1985-6)

1987 Air NZ Queen Elizabeth II Arts Travel Award (traveled to U.S.A. 1987; Italy 1988)


2006 “Celebrate Art NZ” interactive education poster (P Blair/ U.Cranmer text)

1995 Two Lithographs, Sky City Hotel and Casino, Auckland

1992 “6 Lithographs 1992,” Works On Paper Gallery, Auckland

1990 “After Crazy Horse,” Set Designer for dance production, Origins Dance Theatre, Auckland

1989 “1990 Prints,” Muka Studio, Auckland

Aotea Centre Mural, Auckland

1986 N.Z. Insurance Co. Printmakers Commission

Collard Brothers Wine Labels

1985 International Festival of the Arts Poster

Robertson Window, Havelock North

1983 Arts / Commerce Building Mural, University of Auckland, Auckland

Auckland Regional Orchestra Poster

Stained Glass Windows, Cook Islands Church, Otara, Auckland



2009 Tessa Laird “Len Lye and Colour:A Carnival of Soul”” Len Lye Govett Brewster

gallery/Len Lye Foundation

2006 Gregory O’Brien .”We set out one morning” BNZ Art Collection. Private Bank

Bank of New Zealand

2003 M. Dunn “New Zealand Painting: A Concise History”

Auckland University Press

2001 “Calendar 2001,” Victoria University of Wellington Press

“Into The Pacific,” 2001 Diary, Te Papa Press, Te Papa / Museum of New Zealand, Wellington

2000 “Concise Dictionary of New Zealand Artists” K. McGahey, Gilt Edge Publishing, New Zealand

1999 Callan, Louise and Smith, P. “Our People, Our Century,” Hodder Moa Beckett

Caughey, E. & Gow ,J “Contemporary New Zealand Art 2.” David Bateman

1996 Dunn, Michael. “Contemporary New Zealand Painting,” Craftsmans Press

1994 Brown, Warwick. “100 New Zealand Paintings,” Godwit Press

1991 Dunn, Michael. “Concise History of New Zealand Painting,”

1990 Stark, Beate. “Philippa Blair,” Master of Arts Graduate Thesis, University of Auckland, Auckland

Dunn, Michael and Docking, Gil. “Two Hundred Years of New Zealand Painting,”

1986 Kirker, Anne. “New Zealand Women Artists,”

Eastmond, Elizabeth. “Women In The Arts In New Zealand,”

Bett, Elva. “New Zealand Art – A Modern Perspective,”

1982 Brown, Gordon and Keith, Hamish. “An Introduction to New Zealand Painting,”


2022 “A Diary of Events: the paintings of Philippa Blair, Orexart, Auckland, NZ 

2020 “Shelter” Cloaks and constructed canvases Orexart, Auckland June-July

“Down Under Cover” Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Auckland

(Chloe Geoghegan, curator)

2019 “Counter-flow” Philippa Blair, Orexart

2011 Camouflage Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland, NZ Dr. Anne Kirker essay

2010 Densities: Line becoming Shape/Shape becoming object Beacon Arts LA Peter Frank

Out of Line Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland, NZ Dr. Anne Kirker essay

2009 Collectively Speaking:the first 50 years Te Manawa Art Society, Palmerston North NZ

2008 NZ artists Calendar 2009 Vero Insurance NZ

2007 Artworks, Buildings and Trees on the Lincoln University Campus” (NZ)

Smetham,Edwards and Montgomery Lincoln University Art and Heritage Committee

Tree of Knowledge 1984 Christmas card image University of Auckland, NZ

2006 New Zealand Art Changes the Guard SpringCatalogue 2006 W. Henderson Gallery

Summer Catalogue 2006-2007 Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland,NZ

New Zealanders of Achievement, auction catalogue, NZEmbassy , Washington DC

Summer Catalogue 2006-2007 Warwick Henderson Gallery, Auckland ,N.Z.

NZ Contemporary Art Exhibition ( Li-Chuan Hung), Chan Liu Art Monthly, no 196

Nov. 2006

2005 Eye Blast ( H. Baker & P.Blair) Alice Hutchison, Cypress College Art Gallery, Ca

Flow Riverside Art Museum, Ca. (curator/writer Peter Frank)

2004 Cutting Loose Alice Hutchison, Double Vision Gallery,Los Angeles

2003 The Collections Te Puna Waiwhetu-Christchurch Art Gallery, NZ (J.Hay)

2002 NY/NZ/CA Tessa Laird, Palos Verdes Art Center, Ca

Between Heaven and Earth” Lily Wei W.Wickiser Gallery, NYC.

2001 Hutchison, Alice. “Maximal Abstraction,” Exhibition Catalogue, Judith Anderson Gallery, Auckland

“Pataka: 6 Contemporary New Zealand Painters”, Pataka Museum of Arts & Cultures, Porirua, NZ

“TransMotion: Drawings and Paintings, Tessa Laird, Los Angeles

“Focus on Materiality”, Emma Weston, W. Henderson Gallery, NZ

2000 “Feature Artist: Philippa Blair,” (November 2000)

“Pacific Playground,” Photo Essay URBIS magazine, June 2000

1999 Malcolm, Jill. “In the Fast Lane,” Home & Entertaining, February 1999

Symonds, Henry. “Traverse: Binding the Ties,” Exhibition catalogue

1998 Symonds, Henry. “Slice /Cross -section, New Paintings By Philippa Blair”

1997 Milford Galleries. “Current Abstraction,” (Three Major Surveys, Modern N.Z. Art),

1996 Hutchison, Alice. “Micro-Organisms & Pacific Circuits,” Exhibition Catalogue, Janne

Land Gallery, Wellington, March 1996.

1992 Darrow, Kate. “Philippa Blair Survey 1987 – 1992,” Centre for Contemporary Art, 7-31

July 1992, Hamilton

1990 Barrie, Lita. “Three From New Zealand,” Long Beach Museum of Art Exhibition

catalogue, Long Beach, California (commissioned by RKS Art)

1988-9 Nadia Bassanese Studio d’Arte. “Art From New Zealand,” October 1988 – June 1989

1985 Betts, Ann. “A Tree Has Its Heart In Its Roots,” Robert McDougall Art Gallery Exhibition Catalogue, Christchurch

1984 Haynes, Peter. “Canberra Snakes and Circles,” Canberra School of Art, Canberra, Australia

Magazines / Reviews


”Out of Place-Philippa Blair fe29 Gallery"
Otago Daily Times” (James Dignan)

“Philippa Blair: Colours collide like Tectonic plates”
Catharina Van Boheman (writer)
Diana Simumpande (photographer)


“A Diary of Events :the paintings of Philippa Blair"

John Daly-Peoples New Zealand Arts Review

"Philippa Blair - The demon of painting versus human affairs" Albertini 2014 The Kite

2019 “Art New Zealand No.170 Winter “Maps,Music & Microbiology” Conversations with Philippa Blair. (Ed Hanfling writer)

2018 “Philippa Blair her Book of Paintings “(Pictographs -Ideograms)

2011 LUNCH presents Solid Stripes Artweek LA March 14 2011 Shana Nys Dambrot

Visual Arts Source Launch LA Shana Nys Dambrot

2010 “Big Pictures for Small People” Extra: The Big Picture Steve Meacham/ Sydney Sun Herald 11/4/10

Style rewards those who are faithful 2/6/10 Weekend NZ Herald (at the galleries) art review T.J.McNamara

2009 National Women’s Hospital Auckland,NZ, annual clinical report (cover painting)

THE magazine LA’s monthly magazine for the arts. sept 2009 ‘self-portrait’ Philippa Blair

CAA Journal “lead a Full Life” College Art Association, New York

Flavorpill Los Angeles (October) Shana Nys Dambrot

2008 “going with the flow” Peter Frank, art ltd. west coast art + design (February)

“ Blair’s art dances with wild fires and poetry” Tom Hunt .Nelson Mail 8/4/08

“Art Beat”( 48 Hours )C. Moore. Christchurch Press. 12/4/08

“Contrasting Works, Contrasting Landscapes” ( terrain) Liz Palmer

RedOrbit News/ Nelson Mail/ 15/5/2008

“Following an artists hand” Fran Dibble. Manawatu Standard July 4 2008

2007 “10 Great NZ Paintings’ Tessa Laird, NZ Listener issue 3491. April 7-13 april 2007

“flavourpill” internet magazine (issue 219) Philippa Blair “Attivare’ Steven Hampton “Greatest Hits” Shana Nys Dambrot

“Themes and Variations” at the Torrance Art Museum Peter Frank. Artweek no.38 .

issue 9. Nov 2007

2006 “Travel Experience Reflected in Abstract Work” K.Hoby Nelson Mail April 2006

“Art from the University Collection” Linda Tyler.Gus Fisher Gallery . University of Auckland News Vol 36 issue 18. Oct 6 2006

“Alternate Routes”(Pick of the Week) Peter Frank L.A. Weekly Nov 10-16 2006

Vol 28. No 51

2005 “Kiwi Splashdown” Christopher Moore, Arts /The Press, Christchurch, N.Z.

“Never Mind the Pollocks “ Andrew Paul Wood Listener February 2005

2004 “New Zealander at the Pacific Rim: Philippa Blair in Venice” Anne Kirker Art NZ.113

Summer 04-05

“ Postcards/Christchurch” Sally Blundell Art News. N.Z , Spring 2004

“Creative Tension”, Linda Herrick Canvas /N.Z.Herald June 2004

2002 “TransMotion: Drawings & Paintings by Philippa Blair”, Cassandra Fusco, Craft Arts International #54

2002 Fusco, Cassandra “Art and Opera at COCA Christchurch” Asian Art News, Vol II No 2 March/April 2001

Fusco, Cassandra. Craft Arts International, #49 Quarterly, Australia

Fusco, Cassandra “Philippa Blair at DoubleVision Gallery” Asian Art News, Vol II No 6 Nov/Dec 2

1996 D’Avila, Patricia “:Philippa Blair: un pajaro que no admite rejas” Voces del Sur no.28

December 1996

1993 Darrow, Kate. “Paint for Your Life-A Conversation With Philippa Blair,” Art New Zealand, 68

1989 Safred, Laura. “Three New Zealand Artists in Italy,” Art New Zealand 51

1988-9 Santese, Enzo. Juliet Art Magazine, Italy. December 1988 – January 1989

1987 Kirker, Anne. “Metamorphosis in Philippa Blair’s Recent Painting,” Art New Zealand 42.

1985 Spens, Michael. “New Art in New Zealand: A Regional Survey,” Studio International,

Volume 198, No. 100

1982 Parr, Chris. “Acts of Inclusion-The Spirit of Philippa Blair’s Recent Painting,” Art New Zealand 27


2015 Artist in Residency (Oct-Nov),Lot23,Auckland , NZ

2012 Painting Tutor (summer school) The Quarry, Whangarei, NZ

2010-11 Mentor. Graduate Program Massachusetts College of Art and Design (Provincetown)

2009 Painting Tutor , Summer School (Dan Welden International) Santa Reparata, Florence,


2007 Painting Tutor, Summer School(Dan Welden International) Santa Reparata , Florence,


2005 Painting Tutor , Santa Reparata , Florence,Italy Summer School

“artist in residence” Rangi Ruru School, Christchurch, N.Z.

2004 Painting Instructor, (Emeritus College) Santa Monica College, Ca

2003 “Summer Sounds” Hollywood Bowl LA Philharmonic Kids Art Workshop

Head of Painting Workshop, Santa Reparata International Summer School

Florence, Italy

2002 Painting Tutor Summer Workshop, Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy (Dan Welden International)

“Artist in Residence”, Griffis Art Center, New London, Connecticut, USA

Northland Craft Trust, Painting Tutor, “Quarry Summer School. Whangarei, NZ

2001 Part-time Lecturer in Painting, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California

Visiting Artist-Art Center College of Design (Graduate Program), Pasadena, California

Artist in Residence-Palms Middle School, April-June (18th St Arts Complex project), Los Angeles

2000 Visiting Artist-Art Center College of Design (Graduate Program), Pasadena, California

Visiting Artist-Otis College of Art and Design (Graduate Program), Los Angeles, California

Juror -Palos Verdes International Architectural Competition, Palos Verdes Art Center,

Palos Verdes, California

Juror-Sculpture and Mixed Media Art Competition, Long Beach Arts Gallery, Long Beach, California

Painting Tutor, Summer School, Northland Craft Trust, Whangarei

1999 Visiting Artist -Art Center College of Design (Graduate Program), Pasadena, California

“Artist in Residence,” John Adams Middle School, 18th Street Arts Project, Santa Monica, California

Part-time Lecturer (2 Design), College of the Canyons, Valencia, California

“Introduction To Abstraction,” Painting Workshop, Northland Polytechnic, Bay of Islands

Term 1, Relieving Art Teacher, Diocesan School for Girls, Auckland

1998 Visiting Artist-Art Center College of Design (Graduate Program), Pasadena, California

“Language of Painting,” workshop, Northland Polytechnic, Bay of Islands

Painting Tutor, Elam School of Fine Art Summer School, University of Auckland, Auckland

Keri Keri Summer School

Art Station, Ponsonby, 2 weekend workshops, Auckland

1997 Visiting Artist-Art Center College of Design (Graduate Program), Pasadena, California

Painting Tutor, Summer School, Northland Polytechnic, Bay of Islands

Painting Tutor, Iona College, Hawkes Bay

Summer’97 Art Workshops, Massey College of Education, (Manawatu Art Teachers Association)

Weekend Art Workshop, Outreach, Auckland

1996 Visiting Artist -Art Center College of Design (Graduate Program), Pasadena, California

1995 Visiting Artist -Art Center College of Design (Graduate Program), Pasadena, California

Visiting Artist, Arizona State University Summer School, Telluride, Colorado

1994 Painting Tutor, “Mastercrafts,” Whitireia Polytechnic, Porirua

Part-time Lecturer in Painting, Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland

1993 Visiting Tutor in Painting, Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland

Part-time Painting Tutor, ASA Art School, Auckland

1992 Painting Tutor, Auckland Society of Arts, Summer School

Painting Tutor, Summer School, Waikato Polytechnic, Hamilton

1992 Painting Tutor, Nelson Winter Art School, Nelson

Painting Tutor, Fisher Gallery, Summer School, Auckland

Visiting Painting Tutor, Auckland Society of Arts, Auckland

1991 Painting Tutor, Summer School, Canterbury University, Christchurch

1989-90 Painting Tutor, Summer School, Wanganui Community College, Wanganui

1987 Part-time Painting Tutor, Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland

Painting Tutor, Summer School, Wanganui Community College, Wanganui

1986 Part-time Art Teacher, Auckland Girls’ Grammar School, Auckland

1985 Acting Head of Painting Department, School of Fine Arts, Canterbury University, Christchurch

1984 Artist In Residence, Canberra School of Art, Canberra, Australia

1980-84 Art Teacher, Auckland Girls’ Grammar School, Auckland

1977-79 Art Teacher, Henderson High School, Auckland

1970-72 Part-time Arts Teacher,Loreto Convent Melbourne, Australia

1969 [Graphic Artist, ABCTV2, Brisbane, Australia]

1968 Fine Art Teacher, Wairoa College, Hawkes Bay