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Artist Works

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    Rebecca Smallridge

    RSm ‘Mānuka biosphere’

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    Rebecca Smallridge

    RSm Kawakawa impression

Artist Biography

Artist Biography:  2020


Rebecca Smallridge is a visual artist working from her home studio in Ōtautahi Christchurch. Graduating from the Christchurch Polytechnic School of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Design in 2009, Rebecca has an active exhibition practice both nationally and internationally and has been included in group and solo shows since 2007. A recipient of the Mortlock McCormack Law Art Award in 2009 and a finalist in the Zonta Female Art Awards in 2020, her paintings, original woodblock prints and ceramics are held in private and public collections throughout Aotearoa.  This exhibition at Chambers Gallery is the practical outcome of her Masters in Media Arts research project through WINTEC under supervision at Ara Institute of Canterbury. 


Selected exhibitions


2020           Regeneration, masters show, Chambers Gallery, Christchurch

2020           Zonta Female Art Award, finalist group show, Ashburton Art Gallery

2020           Shared lines:S, group show, Birdo Flugas gallery, Sendai, Japan

2019           Reverie, group show, BNZ Centre, Christchurch

2019           Shared Lines Kaikoura/ChCh, group show, Kaikoura Museum & 

                     The Arts Centre, Christchurch

2018           RSM Law Art Show, group show, Aigantighe Art Gallery, Timaru

2018           Art Auction Fundraiser, group show, Fixate Gallery, Christchurch

2017           Shared lines:W, group show, Thistle Hall, Wellington

2017           AM Art pop up show, group show, Chambers, Christchurch

2017           SB Surf club Art Auction, group show, Christchurch

2015           Homeland, two-person show, The Chambers Gallery, Rangiora 

2015-17    Ruapuna School Art Auction, group show, Blenheim

2014           Birdsong, group show, Kereru Gallery, Mapua

2014          GASP! group show, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Wellington

2013          Present, group show, Tin Palace, Lyttelton

2013          With Child, group show, Little River Gallery, Little River

2013          Shared Lines, group show, Toi O Tahuna Gallery, Queenstown

2013          Shared Lines, group show, Canterbury Museum, Christchurch

2013          Shake it up, group show, SOFA Gallery, Christchurch

2013          Natural Selection, group show, Selwyn Gallery, Darfield

2012          Shared Lines- Sendai/Christchurch Art Exchange, group show, 

             Sendai Mediateque & Birdo Flugas Gallery, Japan

2011          ChCh Earthquake Exhibition & Art Auction, group show,

                    The Suter Gallery, Nelson

2010          Fragile, solo show, CoCA Gallery, Christchurch

2010          MortlockMcCormack Law Retrospective, group show, 

                    CoCA Gallery, Christchurch

2010          Works on Paper, group show, ARA campus, Christchurch

2009          Modus Operandi, group show, NG Gallery, Christchurch

2009          Ripe, graduate exhibition, Convention Centre, Christchurch

2009          In the Making, group show, NG Gallery, Christchurch

2007-13   WAI Annual Art Exhibition, group show, Waikuku 


Artist Exhibitions

  • 25th Aug 2020 - 12th Sep 2020: Rebecca Smallridge – Regeneration, Alix Ashworth – “Singing them home”, Karen Greenslade – Where the Creek Runs

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