Gina Ferguson

Academic Leader Undergraduate Education
Creative Industries
Location: Building 001, Room 2139

Qualifications

MFA.

Supervised thesis projects

Boyle, Audrey (2014). The knot not and the knot now

Publications

Ferguson, GC. (2017). Sheep wool, recycled rubber, plastic ties. Large installation in situ in Parnell's urban cityscape. Dimensions variable. S.Lush, White Night in Association with the 2017 Auckland Arts Festival and Parnell Business Association. Auckland. NZ. March 18 2017.

Ferguson, G. C. (2016). Welcome (recycled rubber, wool, plastic ties). S. Lush, A. Clifford, M. Redmond, 2016 Harbourview Sculpture Trail, Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland, New Zealand, 5 March - 28 March.

Ferguson, G. C. (2016). Three Drunken Bottles. T. Bacon, B. Cornish & Auckland Studio Potters, Allpress Studio Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, 16 May - 28 May.

Ferguson, G. C., (Exhibitor) (2016). "Tools of the Trade" : Native timber, Ceramic with decal. Dimension variable (multiple pieces- installation situated in the environment, with further related pieces located in the indoor gallery space). Ross Lieu and Anna Hansen, Fort Takapuna, Auckland, NZ.

Ferguson, G. C., (Exhibitor) (2016). "Rolling Out the Welcome Mat": Recycled rubber, sheep's wool, plastic ties. approx 10000 mm x 1300mm x 150mm . (large installation situated in the environment). Ross Lieu and Anna Hansen, Fort Takapuna, Auckland, NZ.

Ferguson, G C., (Exhibitor) (2016). 'Welcome 2', sheep wool, recycled rubber, plastic ties. Approximately 7700 x 3200 x 120 (large Sculptural installation in the landscape). S Lush, Kaipara Coast Sculpture Gardens. Kaipara. NZ Nov 2016 - Nov 2017.

Ferguson, G. C. (2015). Chop: Totara, Pohutakawa and Manuka (Ceramic with decals, wood). S. Lush, Kaipara Coast Sculpture Garden, Kaipara, New Zealand.

Ferguson, G. C. (2015). Home Comforts (Sheep wool, lead, metal, glass, lard, ceramic). S. Lush, Auckland International Arts Festival, White Night in Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand.

Ferguson, G. C., Unitec BDVA students, Auckland Studio Potters, & The Tea Collective (2015). Replenish (performance/installation). S. Lush, Auckland International Arts Festival, White Night in Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand.

Ferguson, G. C. (2014). Trade and Exchange (Sculpture of wool). R. Garrett, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand.

Ferguson, G. C. (2014). Trade and Exchange (installation 9000 x 9000 x 30 sheep wool, lead, woollen army blankets). Auckland, New Zealand, Sculpture Onshore, Fort Takapuna.

Ferguson, GC (2013). "Sheep Track": "Pure" Sheep wool, twine, wire, wood. 27000 mm x 600 mm . (Site installation). Curated by John Gow, Sue Gardiner, and Lara Strongman. Headland sculpture on the gulf 2013. Waiheke Island, New Zealand. 25 January - 17 February.

Ferguson, GC (2013). Shift Wool, detritus, twine 1500 x 700x 750 Exhibited in 22nd Wallace Art Awards 2013. Selected Finalist touring show, Shown at ASB trust Pah Homestead 3 Sep - Nov 2013, Auckland, Pataka and , Porirua City Nov 2013 - Feb 2014 , Wallace Gallery Morrinsville, Feb 2014 - April 2014. .

Ferguson, G. C. (2012). Picnic (Wool, twine, wood). R. Garrett, NZ Sculpture OnShore, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand.

Ferguson, G. C. (2012). Ngaio Marsh Trophy for the national award: Best Crime Novel (Design & manufacture of the award. Flocked, ceramic with shell laminate on plinth). Christchurch, New Zealand, Ngaio Marsh Award.

Ferguson, GC (2012). Teapot, Ceramic, wool, wire.: The Great Teapot and Cosy Show: Corellis Cafe and Gallery, Devonport, Auckland. .

Ferguson, GC (2012). "Farmers bottles" : 2 x Ceramic stoneware , salt, soda wood fire. for ASP Domestic ware exhibition and award, selected by Julie Colis, Mt Eden Village. Auckland, NZ. .

Ferguson, GC (2012). "Circolinas Leap": Auckland Community Circus. Production Assistant. with the support of Auckland Council, Creative Communities NZ, ASB Community Trust, Family & Community Services, Giant Leap Foundation, ISign, Toi Ora Live Art Trust, DANnz: Deaf Art Network New Zealand, Hohepa. The Pumphouse Theatre.

Ferguson, G. C. (2012). 3 Drunken Bottles (stoneware, salt, soda, wood fire). P. Clarke, Pah Homestead, Auckland, New Zealand, 20 November - 9 December.

Ferguson, G. C. (2012). "PURE: Lest we forget" (50 x saltblocks: 2100 x 250 x 150 outdoor installation). Cam McCracken, Civic Gardens, Wellington, New Zealand, 24 February - 18 March.

Ferguson, GC (2011). Design & manufacture of the award for the Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel (2011) Flocked, ceramic with shell laminate on plinth. .

Ferguson, GC (2011). Auratica Fantastica (curated by Graham Fletcher, Andrea Low) Sculptural piece included was "Mob" Sheep wool and plastic (size variable). .

Ferguson, GC (2011). Fieldays No 8 Wire National Art Award 2011, (finalist as selected & curated by Carole Shepheard)"Darn" Wool, No8 wire, hessian sacking. Waikato Museum, Art Post, Hamilton. NZ.

Ferguson, GC (2011). ASP Ceramic Student Show: Auckland Studio Potters, Onehunga, Auckland, NZ. .

Ferguson, GC (2011). The Portage Mug Show: Upstairs Gallery Lopdell House, Titirangi, Auckland. NZ. .

Ferguson, GC (2011). ASP Domestic Ware Award Show, Auckland Studio Potters, Onehunga, Auckland, NZ (judge: Rosie Murray). .

Ferguson, GC (2011). Don't Eat the Puppets, (Chech Republic Animation Puppet Workshop exhibition, curated by Dr Miriam Harris). .

Ferguson, GC (2011). Materiality Concerned 2011,. Corbans Art Estate. Auckland, NZ.

Ferguson, GC (2011). 24 Chech & Polish Animators, The Pah Homestead, Auckland, New Zealand (curated by Miriam Harris). .

Ferguson, G. C. (2011). Headland Maquettes, Waiheke Community Art Gallery, Waiheke Island, New Zealand. Group show:. .

Ferguson, GC (2011). 2011 Headland Sculpture on the Gulf. (Biennial National outdoor sculpture exhibition): "Pure" Sheep wool on wire. (Site installation). Curated by: Trish Clark Chair, (Advisory Panel for Public Art, Auckland Council),Heather Galbraith (Senior Curator Art, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa), James McCarthy (Executive Director, Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts). Waiheke Island, Auckland, NewZealand.

Ferguson, G. C. (2010). "Ngaio Marsh" (Flocked book with Mother of Pearl laminate on plinth.). Commissioned Sculptural piece as the Award for the inaugural Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel, Christchurch. New Zealand.

Ferguson, G.C. (2010). If You Give Me the Shirt off Your Back I'll Play You a Tune. Proceedings of 2010 Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii. http://www.hichumanities.org/proceedings_hum.htm (Vol. Online.).

Ferguson, G.C. (2009). Staff Show: Group exhibition. Pitch Black Gallery, Bldg 76 Department of Design. Unitec. Auckland. NZ.

Ferguson, G.C. (2009). Art Projects_Offsite: Group exhibition curated by James Pinker. 12/36 Sale St, Auckland NZ.

Ferguson, G.C. (2009). Its a Draw: Group Show;. Art Station. Ponsonby Rd. Auckland New Zealand.

Ferguson, GC (2009). Hula Blues, Ukulele (Sculpture). 18th Annual Wallace Art Awards 2009. Auckland, New Zealand.

Ferguson, G.C. (2009). 'Pacific Threads': Exhibition of Ukulele Sculptural works. Long Black Gallery, Department of Design, Unitec. NZ. March 2009.

Ferguson, G.C. (2009). 'Karen Crisp in Conversation'. Outside: The George Fraser Gallery, Published by The National Institute of Creative Arts and Industries and Elam School of Fine Arts. The University of Auckland. NZ May 2009. ISBN 978-0-473-15069-3.

Ferguson, G. (2002). Close to home: Booties. 16-26 July. Snowhite Gallery, UNITEC, Auckland.

Ferguson, G. (2002). Close to home: Artist's talk. Presented to the Close to Home Exhibition, Snowhite Gallery, UNITEC, 10 November, Auckland.

Ferguson, G. (2001). Show Ponies. 24 October - 3 November. Room 401 Gallery, Auckland.

Ferguson, G. (2001). Show Ponies (pp. 15). Auckland: Rm401.

Ferguson, G. (2001). 100x100x100. 1-22 December. McPherson Gallery, Auckland.

Ferguson, G. (1999). Peggysquare & Hair Piece (sculpture). 17 December 1998 -14 January 1999. Span Galleries 1, 2 & 3, Melbourne, Australia.

Ferguson, G. (1998). Her Hair (sculpture). 18 June-3 July. Gallery 101 Annexe, Melbourne, Australia.

Ferguson, G. (1998). Fun with Food: A Look at How Female Fetish in Art Provides Some Food for Thought. Unpublished Master of Fine Arts thesis, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.

Ferguson, G. (1998). Tommorrow's Bride, Strata. RMIT University Post Graduate Catalogue (pp. 18-19). Melbourne, Australia: RMIT University.

Ferguson, G. (1998). NZ. Gallery 101, Melbourne.