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Artist Bio

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Lance Kerr

Born in Westport, New Zealand 1975.

Kerr received a Diploma in Visual Communication Design from Ara Institute Christchurch.

He Has exhibited widely throughout NewZealand since 1999.

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’ gallery Christchurch before traveling to Dunedin and Auckland.

In 2022 he took part in his first international group show in Bologna Italy, which was curated by Paola Trevisan.

A trip to Japan in 2019 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. 

Now a qualified ‘Qi gong’ instructor. He is currently based in the remote town of Westport,where he has a passion for philosophical research, drinking coffee and listening to the music of Dhafer Youssef.


2023  "Visions"   international group show in Venice, Italy

                                                      Curated by ITSLIQUID Group

           "Culturescape"   Leftbank Gallery in Greymouth, NZ 

2022  Little Treasures" group s
how in Bologna, Italy

             Curated by Paola Trevisan.

2021   "The Invention of the Future"   The Gallery 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 Gallery in Christchurch, NZ
             Temple Gallery in Dunedin, NZ

             Webbs Auckland, NZ

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

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