ARTIST BIO

LANCE KERR

Contemporary Painter

Kerr received a Diploma in “Visual Communication Design” from Ara institute. 
2021, his work was featured in “Curatorial 3” published by Melbourne's Capsule books.
In the same year, He was “Art Edit” Magazine artist of the week.

2019  He made his first trip to Japan, had a profound and lasting impact on his creative process. The influence of Japanese culture has been with him since childhood, where He represented New Zealand with the junior judo team in 1989.
2022 He was selected for a group show of international artists called “Little Treasures”  in Bologna Italy.
2023 He took part in a international art fair in Venice Italy called “Visions”.
2024 He received an honorable mention in “Circle Arts Foundations” international artist of the year award.
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In 2009 was selected in "Preview 09" a group show of emerging South Island artists, curated by Dr Warren Feeney. The exhibition was shown at COCA Contemporary Art Gallery in Christchurch.

He is a qualified Qigong teacher, and is interested in how the ancient somatic practice enhances his creativity.



EXHIBITIONS

*ArtWorks in on going display with "QB Studios" in Christchurch and Auckland

2023  "VISIONS"  International group show in Venice, ITALY

Curated by ITSLIQUID Group
"What Is Art?"  Dcon Labs by DConstruction Arts in Los Angeles, US    Supported by Blue Aeris
 "CULTURESCAPE" 
 Leftbank Gallery in Greymouth, NZ

2022  " Little Treasures" group show in Bologna, ITALY

Curated by Paola Trevisan.

2021 "The Invention of the Future"   The GALLARY in Nelson, NZ

 "Two Worlds"  Leftbank Gallery in Greymouth, NZ 

2020  "Two Worlds" Curated by Blue Aeris at Saluté in Greytown, NZ

2017   "Liminal"  QB Studios  in Christchurch, NZ

 "Encountering Mind"  Leftbank Gallery in Greymouth,NZ

 "Logic of Sense" Nelson City Framers Gallery in Nelson, NZ

2016   "Loom" Refinery Arts Space in Nelson, NZ

"Traces" Interspace Gallery in Westport, NZ

2015  "Difference & Repitition"
Nelson City Framers Gallery in Nelson, NZ

2014  "Complexcity"  Leftbank Gallery in Greymouth,NZ

"Black as Coal" Interspace Gallery in Westport, NZ

"Integral Topographies 2"
Morrison st café in Nelson,NZ

2013  "Integral Topographies"  Morrison st café in Nelson, NZ

2012   " Meta-Scape" Leftbank Gallery in Greymouth, NZ

2009   "Preview 09" Group show Curated by Dr.Warren Feeney

Coca Art Gallery in Christchurch, NZ
Temple Gallery in Dunedin, NZ

Webbs Auckland, NZ

2007   "The Nature of Ground"  Lyttleton Art Gallery, NZ