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Allan McDonald

School of Creative Industries
Location: Building 001, Room 2169



Graduate supervision of completed theses/dissertations

Masters theses or dissertations

Masters theses or dissertations supervised by Allan McDonald as Principal Supervisor

Campbell, Sheyl (2020-11-27). 'droplet' : [how can photography as a medium be extended beyond realism to highlight recent feminist issues in New Zealand?] (Master of Creative Practice)


McDonald, A., (curator), Crisp, K., (artist), Dey, S., (artist), Hakopa Hamilton, J., (artist), Jeffs, C., (artist), Locke, C., (artist), Maurer, A., (artist), Sameshima, H., (artist), & Shaw, Y., (artist) (2020). Beyond the Index: Auckland Festival of Photography. Gallery One / Auckland, Auckland / New Zealand / 28/09/20 - 29/09/20.

McDonald, A., & Budgett, J. (2020). The Holding. Auckland, New Zealand, Rim Books (Vol. 1st).

McDonald, A., (artist), & Freeman, W., ((artist), collaborator) (2019). Petrified Wood, Thames. 2018; Slaty Shale, Thames. 2018; Martha Above, Waihi. 2018; Martha Below, Waihi. 2018; Rose Quartz, Waihi. 2019;Rose Quartz Thames 2019; Camborne, Thames. 2018; Flakey Quartz, Thames. 2019; Amethyst, Waihi. 2019; Woman's Division FFNZ 2019, Coromandel; Blue Vitrine 1, Thames. 2018; Blue Vitrine 2, Thames. 2018 12 works all framed photographic pigment prints of varying dimensions. Allan McDonald, Anna Miles Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, 24th Feb - 22nd March, 2019.

McDonald, A., (artist) (2018). The Dominion, 05.05.2016 - 11.10.2017, Levin The Vision Times, 16.02.2018 - 19.05.2015, Newmarket. A. Miles, Anna Miles Gallery, Auckland, NZ, 25/11/18 - 22/12/18.

McDonald, A., & Bradbury, M. (2017). On Tree Houses. X-Section, New Zealand (Vol. 7).

McDonald, A., (Artist) (2017). Kawhia 2017 Tree house, Piriaka 2009 Karangahape 2017 Garden, Mt. Eden 2014. Garden Grey Lynn 2014 Dunedin 2013 All photographs were framed digital C prints. Anna Miles, National Gallery, Christchurch, NZ. 11 - 16 September.

McDonald, A. (2017). Carbon Empire. Auckland, New Zealand, Rim Books (Vol. 1st).

McDonald, A., (Artist), Porteous, M., Sameshima, H., & Straight, D. (2017). Dunedin 2012 Carterton 2010 Henderson Valley 2003 All works were large unframed photographic prints. T.J. Veling, In Situ Photo Project, Christchurch, New Zealand, 9 - 30 September.

McDonald, A., (Artist) (2016). Fish on pole, Dargaville 2003 House on Stump, Favona 2016 Owl, Avondale 2015 Relocated house, Whanganui 2006_ Garden (pruned), Grey Lynn 2015 Garden, Mt. Eden 2014 Kiwi, Ekatahuna 2007 Hawk, Upper Hutt (Second Hand Shop) 2006 Tree house, Piriaka 2009 Framed photographs. A. Miles, Anna Miles Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, 12 June - 9 July.

McDonald, A., (Artist) (2016). 4th July, Anti Vietnam War Protest, Willis Street. 1972 (confrontation) 4th July Anti Vietnam War Protest, Willis Street. 1972 (what happened to freedom) 4th July Anti Vietnam War Protest, Willis Street. 1972 (Progressive Youth Movement) Anti Tour Protest, Manners Street, June 1970 ( the arrest of Alister Taylor) Anti Tour Protest, Willis Street, June 1970 ( street occupation) Anti Vietnam War Protest, the Terrace 1971 ( march to Parliament) Anti Vietnam War Protest, Kelburn Parade 1971 ( march to Parliament) Silver gelatin photographic prints. J. Waite, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, 10 Sept 2016 - 25 June 2017.

McDonald, A. (2016). Between the Silence and the Flame. Auckland, New Zealand, Rim Books (Vol. 1st).

Atavenitia, S., Cowlard, D., Evans, P., Findlay, C., Haydn, J., Henderson, D., Jansen, D., Maurer, A., McDonald, A., Mortimer, S., & Smith, T. (2015). 2 x digital C Prints. A. Totha, Papakura Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, 2 May - 13 June.

Aberhart, L., McDonald, A., & Miller, J. (2015). Forty Two Days: Twenty One Photographs of a Book (a 21-panel grid of inkjet prints). Kara Wallace, Steel Gallery, Franklin Arts Center, Pukekohe Auckland 24 April - 16 May.

Boreham, C., Howard, D., Maurer, A., McDonald, A., Sameshima, H., & Yarwood, V. (2015). James Williamsons Ghost. Allan McDonald and Vaughan Yarwood, The Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Center, Auckland. 22 September - 18 October.

Amituanai, E., McDonald, A., Mortimer, S., Photoman777777., and Rizos, L. (2014). Streets we have Known. Anna Miles Gallery, Ackland Festival of Photography 3.6.2014 - 28.6.2014.

McDonald, A., and Budgett, J. (2014). The Unstable City: On the Pleasures of Recollection (4 framed photographic prints, 720 x 900mm; 52 A3 prints in a grid format; 1 A1 poster). Nicholas Butler, The Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Center, Auckland, 30 September - 23 November.

Amituanai, E., Leleisi'uao, A., Makea-Pardington, A., McDonald, A., Vea, J., and Wilson, L. (2014). Urban Drift. Papakura Art Gallery. 21.11.2014 - 17.01.2014.

Amituanai, E., Arps, D., Barrar, W., Basher, M., Bizumic, M., Broda, D., Carr, S., S; Cheng, X; Corkery, S., et al. Laird, T., McDonald, A., Maloy, R., Menzies, L., Novak, S., Seymour, A., Te Ao, S., Frengley, I., Thom, I., and Upritchard, F. (2013). Freedom Farmers. Auckland Art Gallery 26 October 2013 - 23 February 2014.

Mcdonald,, A. (2013). Walking in the City. Anna Miles Gallery, May 22 -June 15th.

Budgette,, J., Kaza,, K., and McDonald,, A. (2013). The Unstable City. Unitec ePress website, ISBN-978-1-927214-05-3.

Adams, M., Cleland, M., Currin, R., Freeman, G., Jackman, W., McDonald, A., Mortimer, A., Pegler, R., Sheehan, J., and Watkins, J.C. (2013). Idyll photographic work Curated by Matt Blomely. New Zealand Steel Gallery, Franklin Arts Center, Pukekohe.

McDonald A., Amituanai E., Mortimer S., Pegler, J., Glass, D. (2012). Ghuznee St 2011 - one framed photographic work. Anna Miles Gallery, Auckland.

McDonald, A. (2012). 3 framed photographic works. Andrew Clifford, Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand. 9 March - 28 April.

Shannon, M., Todd, Y., McDonald A.., Kaza K.. Downie, J., Meek, K., Sameshima, H., F4 Collective (2012). 1927 : Otahuhu; (pinstripe suit), 2012 One framed photographic work. Snowwhite Gallery Unitec.

McDonald, A. (2012). Photography. Susanna Shadbolt, Te Manawa Gallery Palmerston North, 17 November 2012 - 27 January 2013.

McDonald, A. (2011). Arcade, 5 photographs commissioned as an Auckland Council public art project for the Bledisloe Walkway Light Boxes. Bledisloe Walkway Light Boxes.

McDonald, Allan (2011). Six Petrol Stations and a Garden with Barbed Wire Seven framed photographs. Anna Miles Gallery, Auckland.

McDonald, Allan (2011). Creative Trespass: Terms of Engagement. .

McDonald, Allan (2011). 3 photographic works in the exhibition Game On. Hastings City Art Gallery.

McDonald, Allan (2010). Something / Nothing. Auckland, New Zealand, Anna Miles Gallery, 27 October - 20 November.

McDonald, A., Spong, S., Meek, K., Small, K., and Amituanai, E. (2009). Five Go To The Ball. Auckland, New Zealand, Anna Miles Gallery (Vol. 5).

McDonald, A. (2009). It's a draw. Auckland, New Zealand, Artstation.

Raw, B., McDonald, A., and Mason, R. (2009). Love and Food: The Family Photographs of Bob Raw. McDonald, A., and Mason, R. (Curators), Corbans Estate Arts Centre.

Cook, D., Jansen, D., McDonald, A., and Waerea, L. (2009). Peripheral Vision: Photography and Contested Space. Panel Discussion.

Amituanai, E., and McDonald, A. (2009). Amituanai McDonald. Auckland, New Zealand, Anna Miles Gallery.

Jansen, D., McDonald, A., and Waerea, L. (2009). Pausing Terrain. Hamilton, New Zealand, Ramp Gallery.

Akhunov, V., Armanious, H., Arps, D., Austin, N., Bizumic, M., Dashper, J., Denny, S., Kum, D., Frankovich, A., Hensen, B., McDonald, A., Malone, D., Maloy, R., Jansen, M., Messager, A., Mitchell, D., Moore, R., Parekowhai, M., Turner Petyarre, M., Rudneva-Mackay, L., Shannon, M., Spong, S., Reynolds, J., The Estate of L. Budd, Tichina, S., and Wealleans, R. (2009). For Keeps. curator Natasha Conland. My contribution was eight framed photographic images. This was an exhibition of 26 national and international artists. Auckland Art Gallery.

Amituanai, E., and McDonald, A. (2008). Eden artspeak: Edith Amituanai and Allan McDonald. Eden Artspeak 2008 Event.

Busby, S., Cook, O., Cornish, B., Green, J., Hilary, S., McDonald, A., Spong, S., Stratton, R., and Wiseman, M. (2008). Limbo land Group exhibition. .

Anderson, G., Davina, M., Hartnett, S., Heath, G., McDonald, A., and Stevenson, S. (2008). An incomplete utterance: Narrative and contemporary photography (invited audience and panel discussion). Te Tahi Maui.

Clarke, C., Hartnett S. (Curator), Kennedy, J., McDonald, A., Sameshima, H., and Smith, M. (2008). Backyard trophy Group exhibition. Auckland, New Zealand, Snowhite Gallery.

McDonald, A., Friedlander, M., Jansen, D., and Shelton, A. (2007). Artist's talk. Wonder-land exhibition in association with AKO7.

Smith, D., Smith, M., McGlashan, D., Stevens, N., and McDonald, A. (2007). Portrait of a marriage Panel discussion. Gus Fisher Gallery Public Discussion Series.

McDonald, A. (2007). Lake of coal: The disappearance of a mining township. Cook, D. Metro (Vol. January/February 307).

McDonald, A. (2007). 'Demolitions and relocations' in Wonder-land Group show. .

McDonald, A. (2007). Point of sale Solo show. Auckland, New Zealand, Anna Miles Gallery.

McDonald, A. (2006). Flash photography hits Auckland Interview by Jodie Mallory. Urbis (Vol. 32).

McDonald, A. (2006). House of memories Group show. Auckland, New Zealand, Anna Miles Gallery.

McDonald, A. (2006). Wonder-land Curated group show. Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China.

McDonald, A. (2006). Accommodate Group show. .

McDonald, A. (2006). 'House' in 'Accommodate' Group show. Auckland, New Zealand, St Paul St Gallery.

McDonald, A. (2006). 'Hamilton, 2003', 'Kumeu, 2003', 'Riverhead, 2004', 'Waikanae, 2004' in 'Wonderland' Group show. Rome, Italy, Villa Glori, Facolta Archtettura.

McDonald, A. (2006). Solaris Group show. Matakana, New Zealand, Matakana Pictures.

McDonald, A. (2006). 'Hydrangeas, state highway 20' in 'Earthly delight' Group show. Auckland, New Zealand, Anna Miles Gallery.

McDonald, A. (2006). Terrain vague: A short history of creative trespass (Curator) Group show. Auckland, New Zealand, Snowwhite.

McDonald, A., Denholm, N., & MacDonald, I. (2005). Content and form (Photographic). 4 June- 25 June. Aotea Gallery, Auckland.

McDonald, A. (2005, 31 May). Auckland festival of photography. National Radio.

McDonald, A. (2005). 'Corridor' presented at the content and form. Presented to the Artists Talk seminar, 12 June, Auckland.

McDonald, A. (2005). Artists Talk - Corridor presented at the Content and Form. Presented to the Invited Public seminar, Auckland.

McDonald, A. (2005). Solaris Group show (Photographic print). 17 December - 5 February 2006. Matakana Pictures, Matakana, New Zealand.

Glass, D., McDonald, A., & Thom, I. (2005). Quick, quick, slow (Photographic). 2 June- 2 July. Anna Miles gallery, Auckland.

Denholm, N., McDonald, A., & MacDonald, I. (2005). Corridor. In J. B. Turner (Ed.), Content and form (pp. 26-34). Auckland: Photoforum.

McDonald, A. (2004). Relocations and demolitions. Presented to the public at Anna Miles Gallery, 27 October, Auckland, New Zealand.

McDonald, A. (2004). Relocations and Demolitions (10a photographic). 7-30 October. Anna Miles Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand.

McDonald, A. (2004). Relocations & removals. New Zealand Journal of Photography, 55, 18-21.

McDonald, A., & Wilkinson, A. (2003). Te puawai o ngai tahu. 10a photographic. Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch.

McDonald, A., & Miles, A. (2003). Eruptions. The Landfall Review (205), 177-178.

McDonald, A. (2003). Land mark (10a photographic). 8 August - 14 September. Corbans Estate Arts Centre, Waitakere.

McDonald, A. (2003). Spring (10a photographic). 6-22 November. Anna Miles Gallery, Auckland.

McDonald, A. (2002). Urban projections: Treasure house (09 film). 2 March. Lopdell House, Auckland.

McDonald, A. (2002). Allan McDonald (10a photographic). 17 September-4 October. Snowhite Gallery, UNITEC, Auckland.

McDonald, A. (2002). The future of Auckland: Looking towards Palm Heights (10a photographic). 19 September-12 October. Artspace, Auckland.

McDonald, A. (2000). Proof Only: New Lynn Photographs (photographic). Commissioned by Waitakere City Council for the New Lynn Community Centre, Auckland.

McDonald, A. (2000). A Day in the Life: New Zealand on Waitangi Day 2000. The Listener, 172 (3120), 28-29. 26 February.

McDonald, A. (2000). Open Home. The Listener, 174 (3139), 16-21. 8 July.

McDonald, A. (2000). Pitch Black (photographic). August/September.

Hansen, E., & McDonald, A. (2000). Up:date//the acitve eye. 14 October onwards. Photoforum and Seargent Gallery, Wanganui.

McDonald, A. (1999). First Floor (photographic). 17-18 June, 24-25 June. Lopdell House, Waitakere City, Auckland.

McDonald, A. (1998/1999). Strata (RMIT Graduate Exhibition) (photographic). 16 December - 14 January. Span Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.

McDonald, A. (1998). A Storm Wind Blowing in Paradise: Recent Views of History. Unpublished Master of Fine Arts thesis, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.

McDonald, A. (1998). NZ (photographic). 18 June - 3 July. Gallery 101, Melbourne, Australia.

McDonald, A. (1998). NZ. Gallery 101, Melbourne.