SCAPE Public Art Season 2017

New exhibition of sculpture and drawings at Studio 125 Gallery for SCAPE Public Art Season 2017 includes works by Anton Parsons, Antony Gormley, Gill Gatfield, Greer Twiss, Gregor Kregar, Nathan Polio, Phil Price and Sam Harrison. Christchurch NZ. Open 7 Oct—18 Nov 2017.

International Award

'The Kiss' wins CODAaward 2017

‘The Kiss’ has won the international 2017 CODAaward Landscape category. Judged by 22 art and design leaders, the CODAawards recognise outstanding public art projects from more than 20 countries. Awarded first place in the outdoor public art category, the 2017 Jury noted: "The Kiss project is conceptually very strong, simple and yet meaningful, poetic and political." (Juror Gisue Hariri, Principal Creative Director, Hariri & Hariri NYC). Announcement of award winners:



The Snake Charmer

November 2017.  CODAworx profiles The Snake Charmer — reconceptualising Rousseau’s chanteuse as an independent abstract figure in black granite. Tableau: granite, water, flora, fauna. 5mH x 6mW x 8mD. Image: Gill Gatfield | The Snake Charmer 

Sculpture Award

Silhouette at Night

August 21, 2017.  Silhouette — mystical on a wintery night — black granite and white glacier stone, marking the edge of a volcanic lava flow at Smales Farm Station Auckland NZ. Public Art Award 2011.


CODAawards 2017 Top 100 public art projects

June 17, 2017  A jury of leading USA design professionals have selected The Kiss for the CODAawards 2017 Top 100 public art projects. 


Christ's College Quad, Christchurch, The Kiss

December 27, 2016 · A stunning shot by architect Amy Hendry of The Kiss at #SCAPEPublicArt - Christ's College Quad, Christchurch NZ until 20 Jan. 2017


Native Tongue

September 21, 2016 · NZ artist Gill Gatfield's ancient kauri sculpture, Native Tongue, has been selected by CODAworx editorial team for 'The Written Word III', an online public art magazine, featuring alongside major art projects in New York, San Francisco, Paris, London, Munich, Poznan (Poland), Palestine and Curacao.

Book Launch

Without Prejudice: Women in the Law - Same Issue/New Cover

September 21, 2016 · Book Launch: Commemorating 120 years of women in law, a limited hardback edition of the text 'Without Prejudice: Women in the Law' is being released. Using international suffrage colours the new title 'Without Prejudice: Same Issue - New Cover' reconnects cause and content.

120 years of Women in the Law

Ethel Benjamin, 1896 the first woman barrister in New Zealand

September 21, 2016 ·  Celebrating 120 years of women in the law with New Zealand Law Society, September 2016. In 1896, NZ Parliament changed the law that prevented women lawyers. One year later the first woman barrister, Ethel Benjamin, stood centre stage on the Court steps in Dunedin NZ.



July 13, 2016  Gill Gatfield's glass pronouns exhibited in Auckland's red light district. Suffragettes 2016, Corner Window Gallery, 478 K Rd. Auckland New Zealand


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