Biography

Belinda Griffiths is an Auckland based artist working primarily in painting and printmaking. Her works explore the human experience through the expressive qualities of mark-making. Belinda has won a number of awards, including the Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award in 2010 and the Estuary Art Awards in 2013.

Belinda Griffiths - CV

Recent Notable Achievements

2017 - Curated an exhibition Mono : The Painterly Print for public art space - Franklin Art Gallery

2016 - Finalist WSA New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Awards – Judge, Dr Zara Stanhope

2016 - Finalist Molly Morpeth Canaday Award - Judge, Richard Fahey

2015 - Three artworks purchased by Wallace Arts Trust

2015 - Article published in Artnews New Zealand, (dispatch piece about my artist residency)
‘Moments of emotional honesty’, Autumn Issue

2013 - Artwork purchased by Wallace Arts Trust

2013 - Selected for artist residency with MAWA, Winnipeg, Canada

2013 - Estuary Art Awards Supreme Winner - Judge, Rob Garrett

2011 - Molly Morpeth Canaday Finalist - Judge, Jennifer Buckley

2010 - Molly Morpeth Canaday Major Award Winner - Judge, Henry Symonds

2010 - Finalist in Adam Portraiture Awards

Solo Exhibition History

2017 Love in a Mist - Arthaus Orakei, Auckland
2015 Train of Thought - Railway Street Studios, Auckland
2014 ProCreate - exhibition as part of my residency, MAWA, Winnipeg
2014 Watershed - Railway Street Studios, Auckland
2012 Paper Cut, Works on Paper - Railway Street Studios, Auckland

Recent Group Exhibition History

2017
All Aboard - Solander Gallery, Wellington
New Leaf - Seed Gallery - Allpress Studio Gallery
Mono : The Painterly Print - NZ Steel Gallery, Franklin Art Centre, Auckland
Perspective - Five Female Artists -
Railway Street Studios, Auckland.

2016
To the Point - Seed Gallery, Auckland
Pocket Edition - NorthArt, Auckland
Arthouse Tours - AGS, Auckland
The Drawing Show - NorthArt, Auckland
NZ Painting and Printmaking Awards Exhibition, Hamilton
Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Awards Exhibition, Whakatane

2015
Seeing Stars - Seed Gallery Newmarket, Auckland

2014
In The Round II - Graven Feather, Toronto, Canada
Cameo - Seed Gallery, Newmarket, Auckland
Transitions - Silo 6, Wynyard Quarter, Auckland
The Figure in Art - Uxbridge Gallery, Auckland
The Spine of The Land / Te Ua o Te Whenua - Papakura Art Gallery, Auckland

2013
Diamond in the Rough - Seed Gallery, Newmarket, Auckland
Alphabet - Seed Gallery, Newmarket, Auckland
Estuary Artworks Exhibition - Uxbridge Creative Centre, Auckland

2012
Making Tracks - Railway Street Studios, Auckland
Cross Purposes, Seed Gallery - Newmarket, Auckland
Estuary Artworks Exhibition, Uxbridge Creative Centre, Auckland

Media, Artist Talks, Workshops
2017 - Artist Talk - Bright Ideas, Malcolm Smith Gallery, Auckland
2017 - Workshop and artist talk - Weta Workshop, Franklin Art Centre, as part of the public programme run alongside the exhibition Mono : The Painterly Print
2016 - Printmaking Workshop - Nathan Homestead
2015 - Article published in Artnews New Zealand - a dispatch piece about my artist residency in Winnipeg Canada ‘Moments of emotional honesty’, Autumn Issue, 2015
2014 - Artist Talk - Mentoring Artists for Women's Art, as part of my international artist residency in Winnipeg.

Recent relevant study

1998 Bachelor of Design - Auckland institute of Technology
2012 'Professional Practice' - Browne School of Art