rick rudd

Studio Potter

solo Exhibitions

1978
Works of Art! (with just a touch of show business)
Alicat Gallery, Auckland

Raku Ceramics
Antipodes Gallery, Wellington
1980
50 Raku Forms
Alicat Gallery, Auckland
1981
50 Raku Forms
Alicat Gallery, Auckland
1982
Raku Forms
Alicat Gallery, Auckland
1983
Raku Forms
New Vision Gallery, Auckland
1986
“Not only Raku…!”
Albany Village Pottery, Auckland
1987
Forms
Villas Gallery, Wellington
1991
Look – No Feet!
Pots of Ponsonby, Auckland
1993
New Directions – New Surfaces
Masterworks Gallery, Auckland
1994
Vesselmania
Avid, Wellington
1996
True to Form (A survey exhibition of works 1968 – 1996)
Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui
Rotorua Museum of Art and History, Rotorua
Manawatu Art Gallery, Palmerston North
1997
New Ceramics
Masterworks Gallery, Auckland
1998
New Ceramics
Avid, Wellington
1999
New Ceramics
Masterworks Gallery, Auckland
2000
Jugular
Masterworks Gallery, Auckland
2004
Teapot – Rick Rudd
Page One Book Store, Taipei, Taiwan
koru-hk.com Contemporary Art Gallery, Hong Kong

1140°,11 4 T,
Eleven for Tea
Masterworks Gallery, Auckland
2005
Small Teapots
Coach House Gallery, St. Pierre du Bois, Guernsey
2006
In Form
koru-hk.com Contemporary Art Gallery, Hong Kong
Page One Book Store, Taipei, Taiwan
2007
Teapots?
Masterworks Gallery, Auckland

Teapots, Teapots! Teapots?
Form Gallery, Christchurch
2008
Black and White
Rayner Brothers Gallery, Whanganui
2009
Rick Rudd’s Midwinter Blues
Rayner Brothers Gallery, Whanganui
Masterworks Gallery, Auckland
2010
Rick Rudd’s Mellow Yellow
Rayner Brothers Gallery, Whanganui
Masterworks Gallery, Auckland
2011
Rick Rudd's in the Pink
Rayner Brothers Gallery, Whanganui
Masterworks Gallery, Auckland
2012
Rick Rudd’s Gone Green, Rick Rudd’s Orange Crush, Rick Rudd’s Purple Haze                
Rayner Brothers Gallery, Whanganui
Masterworks Gallery, Auckland
2013
Rick Rudd’s Technicolour Dream
Rayner Brothers Gallery, Whanganui
Masterworks Gallery, Auckland
2014
No Ordinary Mug!
Rayner Brothers Gallery, Whanganui
Masterworks Gallery, Auckland
2015
A Bit Gothic
Rayner Brothers Gallery, Whanganui
2018
Rick Rudd, Masters Series
Collis Studio, Auckland
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Group Exhibitions

1978
Four Approaches to Ceramics
Peter Webb Galleries, Auckland
1979
North Island Potters
The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt
1980
Handcrafts New Zealand
Hastings Cultural Centre, Hastings
1981
The Bowl
City Gallery, Wellington              

The Bowl – Asian Zone
Asian Region of World Crafts Council, travelling exhibition

New Directions in Ceramics
The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt
Waikato Museum, Hamilton

Concorso Internationale Della Ceramica D’Arte
Faenza, Italy
1982
Craft and Architecture
Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland

Group Exhibition
Blackfriars Gallery, Sydney, Australia
1983
New Zealand Exhibition of Arts
Myers, Surfers Paradise, Australia

Concorso Internationale Della Ceramica D’Arte
Faenza, Italy

New Zealand Ceramics
The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson

Crafts of the World
Edmonton Convention Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
1984
The Great New Zealand Box Show
City Gallery, Wellington

Clay and Glass AZ Art
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, USA
1985
International Ceramics Exhibition
Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

New Zealand Ceramics ‘85
The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson
1986
Pacific Links
Vancouver, Canada

New Zealand Potters Group Exhibition
Gallery Eight, La Jolla, California
1987
Winstone Craft Biennale
Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland
1988
New Zealand Ceramic Art
Holdsworth Contemporary Galleries, Sydney, Australia
1989
Lucky 13
The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt

The Human Touch
The Bathhouse Museum of Art and History, Rotorua
1990
The Edge of Clay
The Crafts Council Gallery, Wellington

Real Craft
Otago Museum, Dunedin
1991
Spirit of Clay
Central Regional Arts Council, Touring Group Exhibition

The Clay Connection
The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson
Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui

Annual Craft Competition
Compendium Gallery, Auckland
1992
Contemporary Update
Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui

The Sydney Teapot Show
Inner City Clayworkers Gallery, Sydney, Australia
1993
Spirits of Perception
Rancho Santiago College Art Gallery, Santa Ana, CA,USA

Pure Form
Lopdell House Gallery, Auckland

Fire Works
Waikato Museum, Hamilton
1994
Collaborations (Joint exhibition with John Parker)
Masterworks, Auckland
1995
Towards New Horizons (Joint exhibition with Sue Cooke)
New Zealand High Commission, Singapore

Creative Clay
Reyburn House, Whangarei

XPO New Zealand Ceramics Award
Princes Wharf, Auckland
1996
Pacific Vessels
Art by the Sea, Auckland

Iris Biennial Exhibition
Porvoo, Finland
1997
Second Generation – NZ Ceramic Art Movement
Design Connection, Auckland
1998
Art for Architecture
Gallery Sixteen, Kumeu

6 New Zealand Studio Potters
New Zealand Embassy, Tokyo, Japan
1999
Manukau Vessel & Sculpture Exhibition
Nathan Homestead, Auckland
2000
Molly Morpeth Canaday 3D Award
Museum and Gallery, Whakatane
2001
All Fired Up
Waiheke Community Art Gallery, Waiheke Island
2001/02
Space, Form and Fire
Gallery East, Fremantle, Australia
Ceramic Art Gallery, Sydney
Shepperton Art Gallery, Shepperton, Australia
2002
Resonance Within
Tamarillo Gallery, Wellington
2003
Forms and Vessels
Monterey Art Gallery, Auckland
2005
Crafted by Design
Lopdell House, Auckland

The Tea Party
Statements Gallery, Napier
2006
Natural Selection II
Waiheke Community Art Gallery, Waiheke Island

Medley, 10 Ceramic Artists
Form Gallery, Christchurch

Conecity Clay
Artful Gallery, Auckland
2007
Elements, Lower North Island Potters
Community Arts Centre, Whanganui

Riversdale Arts 2007
Riversdale, Southland
2008
Elements, Lower North Island Potters
Pataka Gallery, Porirua
2009
Fire & Clay (Guest Exhibitor)
Auckland Studio Potters Exhibition, Auckland
2011
Waiclay National Ceramics Exhibition 2011
Waikato Museum, Hamilton
2013
Wallace Art Awards 2013 (Finalist)
Pah Homestead, Auckland
2016
The Teapot Show
Rayner Brothers Gallery, Whanganui
2018
UKU Clay
Community Arts Centre, Napier
2019
Waiclay National Ceramics Award 2019
Waikato Museum, Hamilton

Wallace Art Awards 2019 (Finalist)
Pah Homestead, Auckland
2020
Lighting the Fire: Whanganui Potters from the Sarjeant Collection
Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui

UKU Clay
Hastings Community Arts Centre, Hastings
X

regular Exhibitions

Since 1975
Auckland Studio Potters
1977 to 1986, 1988 to 1990, 1994 to 1996
Fletcher Brownbuilt / Challenge Pottery award
Since 1979
New Zealand Society of Potters / Ceramics NZ
1979 to 2011
New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts
1987 to 2002
Norsewear Art Award
Since 1988
Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui Arts Review
1993 to 2001
The Royal Easter Show Pottery Exhibition
1998 to 2006
Sculpture on the Shore
2001 to 2009
Ballentynes Contemporary Tableware Exhibition
2001 to 2008, 2012, 2013, 2016 to 2019
Portage Ceramics Award
2004 to 2016
Shapeshifter
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