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Gina Ferguson

Senior Lecturer
School of Creative Industries
Location: Building 076, Room 2036




Ferguson, GC., ((artist)/ author) (2021). Wear n Tear, A series of 3 x wall works. No 8 Wire, wool, soap, gorse. 3 x 600mm x 500m x 50mm. Virginia King (curator: judge/selector), Art Post, Waikato Muesum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato, Hamilton, NZ. 23rd April - 24th May.

Ferguson, GC., (Artist), & Cotton, DW., (Artist) (2021). We're going to live in the trees Aluminium, algorithmic sound equipment, rubber, wire, steel. Variable scale across i hectare. Lynda Tyler, Ioane Ioane, Catherine Hamilton, Auckland Botanic Gardens , Auchland.

Ferguson, G C., (Artist) (2021). Cleanliness is next to godliness Soap, army blankets, cotton towels and sheets, embroidery, water, stainless steel. Variable performative installation (approx 1200 x 1000 x 1000. Tribute to Grant Lingard Collective and Aaron Kreisler, Ilam Campus Gallery, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ.

Ferguson, G., Burton, K., Miller, M., & Wood, B. (2020). Remote encounters of the embodied kind: Connections and misconnections in a time of crisis in creative industries. 2020 Unitec Research Symposium, Auckland, NZ.

Ferguson, GC. (2020). Gallery One: Our creative research practice space. Unitec Research Symposium, Auckland, NZ.

Ferguson, GC., (exhibitor) (2020). "6th August, 4.59pm" "6th August, 5.38pm" "6th August, 6.01pm" "6th August, 6.28pm" "6th August, 6.26pm" and "6th August, 5.41pm". Jody McMillan (Whau the People), WhauCreatives / Whau the people . Avondale, Auckland.

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, G C. (2019). Rolling out the Welcome Mat (2) Recycled rubber, plastic ties, material flowers. (installed) 26 - 28 Feb. Auckland, Splore Festival 2019 Art Trail.

Ferguson, G C. (2019). Domestic Reconstruction Axe Saw. Hammer G Clamp Media: Ceramic with decal*, reclaimed metal, wood (pohutakawa). *Decal derrived from Botanical illustration of Pōhutukawa tree (''Metrosideros excelsa''), New Zealand. |Source=Captain James Cook's first Pacific voyage, 1768-1771 |Date=pre 1785 AD. |Author=Gabriel Smith pre 1785 AD |Permission=Public domain, ol Auckland, Sculpture in the Gardens 2019-2020: Indoor Gallery/ exhibition.

Ferguson, G C. (2019). Three Drunken Bottles, 3 x Ceramic bottles, salt and wood fired. 6 Nov - 8 Dec. Jim Cooper, Auckland Studio Potters, Pah Homestead, Auckland, NZ.

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

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., (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., 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. (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. (2015). Chop: Totara, Pohutakawa and Manuka (Ceramic with decals, wood). S. Lush, Kaipara Coast Sculpture Garden, Kaipara, 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, G. C. (2014). Trade and Exchange (Sculpture of wool). R. Garrett, Devonport, 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, 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, G. C. (2012). 3 Drunken Bottles (stoneware, salt, soda, wood fire). P. Clarke, Pah Homestead, Auckland, New Zealand, 20 November - 9 December.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.