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Summer 2021

Summer 2021

I started work on this project just as borders began closing, and finished it in late summer as the vaccinations began.
18th April 2021

18th April 2021

I'm constantly developing my work, though some paintings depict this more clearly than others.
20th July 2020

20th July 2020

I can work out ideas on small paintings relatively quickly and inexpensively.
11th July 2020

11th July 2020

I wanted a floating feeling with this painting, like seaweed on water or blossom on the wind.
29th June 2020

29th June 2020

Coming out of the first Lockdown, I was desperate to work across a wide expanse of canvas, after weeks of making small watercolours.
10th January 2020

10th January 2020

From a suite of four paintings presented at the exhibition "www" PAULNACHE 2020.
Packaging for the Limited Edition Silk Prints

Packaging for the Limited Edition Silk Prints

Handmade and designed by my father John Woodruffe, each slipcase box presents the Silk Print simply and elegantly.
Silk Print 2020

Silk Print 2020

Limited Edition of 25, genuine silk satin georgette, printed 300dpi using lightfast and eco-friendly inks.
Pills, 2019

Pills, 2019

Individually painted pill tablets advertised the exhibition "until science finds a cure for our condition, remain medicated" at PAULNACHE 2019.
Artist's Suit, 2019

Artist’s Suit, 2019

Made in collaboration with tailors Strangely Normal, the Artist's Suit has been part of my practice since 2017.
24th May 2019

24th May 2019

Before painting, I collage fabrics on to the canvas – often old shirts, sometimes scraps from my tailors: Japanese and Italian cottons, Libertys.
22nd March 2019

22nd March 2019

Although a stand-alone work, this painting formed the corner stone for the giant 300cm x 900cm 34 panel work
8th June 2018

8th June 2018

Exhibited at "the world is porous" at Tauranga Art Gallery 2018 and as part of the New Zealand Special Exhibition 8th Beijing Biennale 2019.
25th April 2018

25th April 2018

Exhibited at "the world is porous" at Tauranga Art Gallery 2018, and "cobalt float" Gallery9, Sydney 2019.
19th June 2017

19th June 2017

Exhibited at Sydney Contemporary with PAULNACHE 2017. Private Collection.
April - June 2017

April – June 2017

Made for Sydney Contemporary 2017 in 9 separate 100cm x 100cm canvases so this giant painting could be shipped easily.
18th - 15th November 2016

18th – 15th November 2016

Designed so the painting could be reconfigured to create a number of iterations, this was my first multi-panel work.
21st October 2016 and 24th December 2016

21st October 2016 and 24th December 2016

Here exhibited at "Village Huha" PAULNACHE 2017, one hung and one propped up on Glen Hayward "paint bucket" sculptures.
15th August 2015

15th August 2015

Taking maximalism to new levels, this incredibly dense work featured in Grafitti Lounge, a group show I curated at PAULNACHE 2016.
27th July 2015

27th July 2015

This painted antique wardrobe realised my desire to shift my paintings off the wall and have them inhabit the same space as the viewer.
Summer 2021

Summer 2021

I started work on this project just as borders began closing, and finished it in late summer as the vaccinations began.
18th April 2021

18th April 2021

I'm constantly developing my work, though some paintings depict this more clearly than others.
20th July 2020

20th July 2020

I can work out ideas on small paintings relatively quickly and inexpensively.
11th July 2020

11th July 2020

I wanted a floating feeling with this painting, like seaweed on water or blossom on the wind.
29th June 2020

29th June 2020

Coming out of the first Lockdown, I was desperate to work across a wide expanse of canvas, after weeks of making small watercolours.
10th January 2020

10th January 2020

From a suite of four paintings presented at the exhibition "www" PAULNACHE 2020.
Packaging for the Limited Edition Silk Prints

Packaging for the Limited Edition Silk Prints

Handmade and designed by my father John Woodruffe, each slipcase box presents the Silk Print simply and elegantly.
Silk Print 2020

Silk Print 2020

Limited Edition of 25, genuine silk satin georgette, printed 300dpi using lightfast and eco-friendly inks.
Pills, 2019

Pills, 2019

Individually painted pill tablets advertised the exhibition "until science finds a cure for our condition, remain medicated" at PAULNACHE 2019.
Artist's Suit, 2019

Artist’s Suit, 2019

Made in collaboration with tailors Strangely Normal, the Artist's Suit has been part of my practice since 2017.
24th May 2019

24th May 2019

Before painting, I collage fabrics on to the canvas – often old shirts, sometimes scraps from my tailors: Japanese and Italian cottons, Libertys.
22nd March 2019

22nd March 2019

Although a stand-alone work, this painting formed the corner stone for the giant 300cm x 900cm 34 panel work
8th June 2018

8th June 2018

Exhibited at "the world is porous" at Tauranga Art Gallery 2018 and as part of the New Zealand Special Exhibition 8th Beijing Biennale 2019.
25th April 2018

25th April 2018

Exhibited at "the world is porous" at Tauranga Art Gallery 2018, and "cobalt float" Gallery9, Sydney 2019.
19th June 2017

19th June 2017

Exhibited at Sydney Contemporary with PAULNACHE 2017. Private Collection.
April - June 2017

April – June 2017

Made for Sydney Contemporary 2017 in 9 separate 100cm x 100cm canvases so this giant painting could be shipped easily.
18th - 15th November 2016

18th – 15th November 2016

Designed so the painting could be reconfigured to create a number of iterations, this was my first multi-panel work.
21st October 2016 and 24th December 2016

21st October 2016 and 24th December 2016

Here exhibited at "Village Huha" PAULNACHE 2017, one hung and one propped up on Glen Hayward "paint bucket" sculptures.
15th August 2015

15th August 2015

Taking maximalism to new levels, this incredibly dense work featured in Grafitti Lounge, a group show I curated at PAULNACHE 2016.
27th July 2015

27th July 2015

This painted antique wardrobe realised my desire to shift my paintings off the wall and have them inhabit the same space as the viewer.

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

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Paul Nache

Summer 2022

Hastings City Art Gallery

Summer 2023

NEWS

Evan woodruffe Newsletter December 2021

Newsletter December 2021

Welcome to my first newsletter! To add some colour to these fractured times, I have plenty of exciting projects scheduled over the next 18 months, and of course you’ll be hearing about them first.
Paintings for Aotearoa Art Fair in November

Paintings for Aotearoa Art Fair in November 2021

While Auckland's Level 4 Lockdown closed Akepiro Studios, I was able to set up at home to produce a new suite of paintings that will be presented at Artweek Auckland and TENT for Aotearoa Art Fair in November.
Artweek Auckland and the TENT Project for Aotearoa Art Fair

Artweek Auckland and the TENT Project for Aotearoa Art Fair

Artweek Auckland and the TENT Project for Aotearoa Art Fair celebrate the visual arts in Auckland Tamaki Makaurau in November.
Commission for the Office of the Crown Solicitors MC

Commission for the Office of the Crown Solicitors MC

Trying to fit the large commission for the Office of the Crown Solicitors MC in my studio.