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
2020 - Finalist in New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award, Judge Julia Waite.
2019 - Karekare Artist Residency with Karekare House Trust and Eden Arts Trust
2018 - Artwork purchased by the Wallace Arts Trust
2018 - Artworks purchased by the Vernon Public Art Gallery,BC, Canada
2018 - Artwork purchased by the University of British Columbia, Kelowna, Canada
2017 - Finalist 26th Wallace Art Awards, Travelling Finalist Exhibition.
2017 - Curated an exhibition Mono : The Painterly Print for public art space - Franklin Steel Gallery
2016 - Finalist WSA New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Awards – Judge, Dr Zara Stanhope
2016 - Finalist Molly Morpeth Canaday Award - Judge, Richard Fahey
2015 - Article published in Artnews New Zealand, (dispatch piece about my artist residency)
‘Moments of emotional honesty’, Autumn Issue
2015 - Selected for Corporate Artist Residency at Achilles House, Railway Street Studio Gallery.
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
2021 Inflection - Föenander Galleries, Auckland
2019 Immerse - Solander Gallery, Wellington
2018 Turn - nkb Gallery, Auckland
2018 Mixed Feelings - Solander Gallery, Wellington
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
Shade - Belinda Griffiths and John Pusateri, Solander Gallery, Face to Face Portrait Festival.
Dust + Scratches - Melanie Arnold, Belinda Griffiths and Diane Scott, Silo6, Wynyard Quarter, Auckland
In Good Shape, Group Exhibition, Seed Gallery
Curators Choice - Group Exhibition, Solander Gallery
A Century Since - Group Exhibition, Föenander Galleries
Ida Soleil - Group Exhibition, Föenander Galleries
Point Blank, Group Exhibition - Seed Gallery, Auckland
Group Exhibition - nkb Gallery, Auckland
Belinda Griffiths, Ramon Robertson, Matthew Carter
Throwing Dirt at the Sun, Group exhibition, nkb Gallery, Auckland
Intersect, Group exhibition, Papakura Art Gallery, Auckland
Ahead of the Curve - Seed Gallery, Auckland
Okanagan Print Triennial, Kelowna Art Gallery, BC, Canada
Paper, Rock, Scissors - nkb Gallery, Auckland
Sydney Contemporary with Solander Gallery, Sydney
Envoy Onwards - Te Uru, Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Auckland
26th Wallace Art Awards, Travelling Finalists Exhibition.
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 - Jacqueline Fahey, Sylvia Siddell, Belinda Griffiths, Jacqueline Macleod and Tracey Coakley.
Railway Street Studios, Auckland.
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
Seeing Stars - Seed Gallery Newmarket, Auckland
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
Diamond in the Rough - Seed Gallery, Newmarket, Auckland
Alphabet - Seed Gallery, Newmarket, Auckland
Estuary Artworks Exhibition - Uxbridge Creative Centre, Auckland
Media, Artist Talks, Workshops
2021 - Review of Inflection by Michael Dunn for Art New Zealand, Issue 178, Winter 2021
2021 - Review of Inflection by John Daly-Peoples for NZ Arts Review
2021 - Artist Talk with John Pusateri as part of Shade at Solander Gallery
2020 - Weekend Workshop, Drawing with Light and Shadow, Browne School of Art
2020 - Artist Talk at the Wallace Arts Centre for the Karekare Residency Exhibition.
2019 - Workshop for public programme as part of Intersect at Papakura Art Gallery.
2019 - Artist Talk at the conclusion of the Karekare Artist Residency
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