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


National Small Sculpture Prize

February 29, 2016  Trinity (ancient kauri) - finalist in the national Small Sculpture Prize 2016. Exhibition at Waiheke Art Gallery, 26 Feb - 21 March. 

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Projects in Denmark

January 2, 2016 · Art News New Zealand covers Gill Gatfield's two projects in Denmark - The Kiss and Glass Ceiling. 'Seventeen Hours of Daylight' Art News NZ Summer 2016



All Black

November 4, 2015 · All Black an allegory of sport, culture and art. More on this work here.


Glasloft/Glass Ceiling

July 8, 2015 Entrance to national museum for women's culture - Kvindemuseet Denmark. 'Glasloft/Glass Ceiling' reached at top of suspended stone staircase.

'Glasloft / Glass Ceiling' 2015

'Glasloft / Glass Ceiling' 2015. toughened glass, room, 4m x 4m x 3m

Artist Residency

Kvindemuseet - Women's Museum of Denmark

June 27, 2015 · Artist residency at Kvindemuseet - Women's Museum of Denmark, located in the heart of Aarhus, Denmark's second largest city.


International Sculpture Open, Chicago

March 13, 2015 · 18th International Open juried by NZ artist Gill Gatfield opens in Chicago.


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