Artist: Andrea Eve Hopkins
Born: 1974 – Whangarei, New Zealand.
Ancestry: Māori, Welsh, Pakeha.
Tribal Affiliations: Parehauraki, Maniapoto, Kinohaku & Toa.

Artist, and art promoter.
Trained by Sandy Adsett, Manos Nathan & Colleen Urlich.

RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION
“ANDREALAND”, Whangarei Art Museum – Dec 2018/Feb 2019

MUSEUM ACQUISITION
“Karanga Mai – Hoki Mai” – 2010 | Waikato Museum, New Zealand

TOURING EXHIBITIONS
“Waitangi Wahine” – Touring Exhibition with Robyn Kahukiwa, Suzanne Tamaki, Andrea Eve Hopkins, Linda Munn and Tracey Tawhiao, 2014 – 2016

PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS
Matariki | mixed media with Dorothy Waetford, NorthTec Wharekai – Whangarei (1998).
Swimming with Sharks | painting, SHED 10 on Queens Wharf – Auckland (2012-2013).
Matatina Marae, Waka Tiwai | with head carver Will Ngakuru (2015)
Heke/Ceiling panels | NorthTec Wharenui – with Nigel Borrel, overseen by Kura Te Waru Rewiri (2015).

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
“CHOICE!” – July 2015 | Art Body Gallery, Mt Maunganui
“Mai Wahine”, Dec – Jan 2011 | Tuatara Gallery, Whangarei
“All that Glitters…”, July 2010 | Wheturangimarie Gallery, Pakiri
“Text and Kowhaiwhai”, February 2010 | Tuatara Gallery, Whangarei
“Manaaki”, October – November 2007 | Wheturangimarie Gallery, Pakiri
“Life’s a Game”, March 2006 | Studio of Contemporary Art, Auckland
“WheiAo – Transition”, November 2006 | Tuatara Gallery, Whangarei
“Everyday Identity”, May 2005 | Studio of Contemporary Art, Auckland
“Recent paintings by…”, April 2005 | Helena Bay Gallery, Whangarei.
“Modern Maori – Part I”, November 2004 | Tuatara Gallery, Whangarei
“Aotearoa Dreaming”, May 2004 | Studio of Contemporary Art, Auckland
“People of the Land”, September 2003 | Studio of Contemporary Art, Auckland

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
“Te Kohao o te Ngira”, Jan – Feb 2018 | Waiheke Island Community Gallery
“Toi Ngapuhi” – Ngapuhi Festival exhibition, Jan 2018 | Toll Stadium, Whangarei
“Te Atinga – Toi Hubb” – The Cloud, Viaduct Auckland – World Masters Games 2017
“Ko taku whare, to whare hoki – Your house is my house” – Vivian Gallery 2016, Matakana
“Ko te wai, Ko au” – Tupara Gallery Jan 2016, Gisborne
“Wahine Toa” – Toi Ngapuhi exhibition 2016 (artist/co-curator), Ngapuhi Festival | Kaikohe
“Te Pu o te Wheke” – Toi Ngapuhi exhibition 2014, Ngapuhi Festival | Kaikohe
“He Iti, He Pounamu” – (artist/curator) Quarry Arts Centre 2012, Whangarei
“LEGEND! Myth and Allegory in Aotearoa”, Aug – Oct 2012 | Whangarei Art Museum
“Nga Pouwhenua”, November 2010 | Waikato Museum, Hamilton
“Matariki”, June 2010 | Tawera Gallery, Gisborne.
“Ngapuhi Festival”, January 2010 | Kaikohe, New Zealand
“Our Land”, March 24 – May 30 | Taupo Museum, Taupo
“Matariki – Northland Painters”, June 2010 | Arts Promotion Trust, 7 Rust Ave. Whangarei
“Mihi, Vision Talking”, March 2006 | Tinakori Gallery, 132 Featherston Street. Wellington
“Pacific Edge”, February 2006 | Art Bungalow, Kerikeri
“Rahera”, April 2006 | New Zealand High Commission, London
“R30”, August 2006 | SOCA gallery, Auckland
“Annual Christmas Invitational”, December 2006 | Studio of Contemporary Art, Auckland
“Out of the Provincial Blue”, Feb 2005 | Randolph Street Gallery. Auckland
‘‘Toi–a–Nuku, Maori Clay Artists & Painters”, Jun’05 | Geoff Wilson Gallery, Whangarei
‘Te Wairua o Aotearoa – Spirit of Aotearoa’, May 2005 | Art Bungalow, Kerikeri
‘Kings’ College Art Exhibition’, July 2004 | JK Fletcher Arts Centre, Auckland
‘Matariki’, July 2004 | Mataora Art Gallery, Auckland
‘He Rere Kee – Taking Flight’, Feb 2004 | Tinakori Gallery, Wellington
‘He Koha – A Gift’, Nov 2004 | AM Gallery, New Plymouth
‘Out of the Blue’, November 2004 | Whangarei Art Museum, Whangarei
‘Te Toi Tu’, September 2004 | AM Gallery, New Plymouth
‘Beyond Tradition’, January 2003 | Rotorua Arts Festival, Rotorua
‘Te Ope o te Rua Matariki’, June 2003 | Hei Tiki Gallery, Rotorua
‘Screen Invitational’, August 2003 | Studio of Contemporary Art, Auckland
Malaysian High Commission Group Show, Kuala Lumpur – 2001

 

SELECTED DUO SHOWS
“A Sense of Place” with Kathy Barber | April 2007 | SOCA gallery, Auckland
“Nau mai!” with Bethany Edmunds | Dec – Jan 2007 | Tuatara Gallery, Whangarei

INVITATIONAL GATHERINGS
“CollaboratioNZ” – International Artists Invitational, Whangarei 2019
“CollaboratioNZ” – International Artists Invitational, Whangarei 2017
“Waituhi Collective” – Māori Painters Gathering, Gisborne District, 2015
“CollaboratioNZ” – International Artists Invitational, Whangarei 2015
“Kokiri Putahi” – 7th International Indigenous Visual Artists – Kaikohe | January 2014
Taitokerau Maori Artists’ Collaboration Gathering 2010 | Te Ohaki Marae, Ahipara
“Te Tihi” – 5th Pacific Rim Indigenous Artists Gathering 2010 | Rotorua, New Zealand
“Tuhinga’ – Inaugural Gathering, February 2007 | Toimairangi, Hastings
“Ngaru Rua”, Contemporary Artists Gathering, Jan 2006 | Matatina Marae, Waipoua Forest
‘Te Mata International’, Artists Invitational, Jan 2005 | Toimairangi Arts Facility, Hastings

BOOK INCLUSIONS
“Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History” 2014 | by Atholl Anderson, Judith Binney, Aroha Harris
“Te Kahui o Matariki’ 2008 | edited by Libby Hakaraia and Colleen Waata Urlich
“New Zealand – A Painted Country” 2007 | by Denis Robinson
“New Zealand’s Favourite Artists” 2008 | by Denis Robinson FAIRS “Māori Market” – TSB Events Centre, Wellington 2014
“Maori Market”, October 2009 | Te Rauparaha Arena, Wellington
“Auckland Art Fair”, May 2007 | SOCA gallery, Britomart. Auckland
“Maori Market”, April 2007 | Toi Maori Aotearoa, Wellington

SELECTED AUCTIONS
“The Great Plate” Fundraiser 2010 | Quarry Arts Centre, Whangarei
“Kororareka Marae” Fundraiser 2007 | Russell, Bay of Islands
“International Arts Centre”, Auction house 2006 | Auckland, New Zealand
“King’s College Sale of Fine Arts, November 2005 | Kings’ College, Auckland

TEACHING AND ART EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS
Online Marketing – Creative Northland | 2018
Curator, Quest Art Space and Orchard Hub – Creative Northland | 2017
Tutor, Contemporary Maori Visual Arts and Design Programme, 2006 – 2007 | Te Puna o Te Matauranga, NorthTec Whangarei

SELECTED BROADCAST INTERVIEWS
Radio Ngati Hine 2018 (Film and Radio, about Toi Ngapuhi exhibition and local arts scene)
Te Hiku Media | 2014 – 2018 (about Northland art/artists/exhibitions)
Tautoko FM | 2014 – 2018 (interviews about Northland Arts scene)
“Seven Sisters” – Matariki | Channel North interviews with Maori women artists
“National Radio, 2006 | Auckland studios, National broadcast
“Te Kete Aronui”, 2004, Filmed at Kirikiri Pawhaoa for Maori Television

 

ACCREDITATION
‘Toi Iho’, Mark of Authenticity and Quality | 2004, Te Waka Toi
“Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning”, Level 7 – 2003
“Advanced Diploma in Visual Arts and Design 2001 | Toihoukura, Gisborne
“Diploma in Visual Arts and Design, 2000 | Toihoukura, Tairawhiti Polytechnic

RESIDENCIES
“Quarry Summer Do”, Jan 2007 | The Quarry Arts and Crafts Trust, Whangarei
“Toimairangi School of Maori Visual Arts and Design”, 2002 | Toimairangi, Hastings

SELECTED SHOW REVIEWS

PERFORMING ARTS

Member of the senior kapa haka group Te Timatanga | 1995-2000
Awarded Kaitataki Wahine – Northland Regional Kapahaka Competitions, Senior division – with the group Te Timatanga | 1998-2000

Performed at National competition level 1996-2000, co-leading the roopu on-stage in the year 2000.