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Masters theses or dissertations supervised by Gina Ferguson as Principal Supervisor
Boyle, Audrey (2014). The knot not and the knot now (Master of Design)
Masters theses or dissertations supervised by Gina Ferguson as Associate Supervisor
Eves, Vaimoana (2017). The space connecting - meaningful exchange : exploring aspects of the making and apprehension of artwork through material investigation and participation (Master of Design)
Ferguson, G. (2019). If ever I should walk on water... Recycled rubber, plastic, wire, fabric. (flotation rack: plastic piping, expandable foam, secured with plastic ties wire, rope, metal). Auckland, New Zealand, 7th Sculpture in the Gardens, Auckland Botanic Gardens, 17 November 2019-1 March 2020.
Ferguson, GC., (exhibitor) (2018). 'Sway" wool, pohutakawa, twine. Large interactive installation, located in pohutakawa trees primarily consisting of knitted wool around twine and lopped pohutakawa branch's referencing play and swings. Anna Hanson, Ross Liew, NZ Sculpture OnShore ltd in association with Women's Refuge NZ. Fort Takapuna, Takapuna, Auckland NZ, 3rd Nov - 18th Nov 2018.
Ferguson, G.C., (Artist) (2018). Hair Kete; knitted human hair. approx 60mm x 110mm x 20mm
Oreos Sampler; hand felted sheep wool, horsehair, human hair, plant fibre. M. Lander, J. Torr, V. Caughley & C. Timmer-Arends, Te Kongahu Museum of Waitangi Gallery and Learning Centre, Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Waitangi, New Zealand, 9th September - 9th December 2018.
Ferguson, G C., (Curator) (2018). FLOOD
in association with the Auckland Festival of Photography
Angela Becnel (USA), Harry Peter Becnel III (USA), Janene Knox (USA/NZ) and Bill Poznanski (USA)
Featuring still and moving images taken in New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. GALLERY ONE, UNITEC, Auckland, New Zealand, June 20 - July 15, 2018.
Ferguson, G. C., (exhibitor) (2017). Wall installation of 4 x tools, reclaimed metal, wood (pohutakawa), slip cast ceramic with decal, vinyl transfer on wall. M-L. Brown, The Pah Homestead, TSB Wallace Arts Centre, Auckland, New Zealand, 14 November - 10 December.
Ferguson, G. C., & Crisp, K. S. (2017). Monowai Rd - Ink jet photograph with gold electroplated wire on plinth. Hamilton, New Zealand, Fieldays No. 8 Wire National Art Award, ArtsPost, Waikato Museum, 21 April - 22 May.
Ferguson, G. C., (artist) (2017). Shift 2: knitted wool, folded and bound with twine, 500 x 1300 x 500; Bootees: 4 x bootees, knitted and crocheted human hair. M. Gifford & K. Smith, Corban Estate Art Centre, Auckland, New Zeland, 14 April - 28 May.
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., (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). "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. (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., (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., 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., (collective founder and exhibitor), O'Sullivan, A., Lange, P., Dunser, S., Spalter, N., Sumich, M., Waist, T., Watson, T., Bray, M., Adams, B., Stewart, C., & Southern, C. (2014). Soup Kitchen: A social sculptural work (ceramic bowls and performance). R. Garrett, Fort Takapuna, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand.
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, 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 (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). 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 (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). 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. (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. (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.