• Noumena- New Paintings

    3 March - 21 March 2015
    Orexart 1/15 Putiki Street, Arch Hill, Auckland 1021

  • Orexart

    Matthew Browne is now represented by Orexart, 1/15 Putiki Street, Arch Hill, Auckland 1021, New Zealand

  • Wallace Art Awards 2013

    Once again Matthew Browne has been selected as a finalist in the 22nd Wallace Art Awards with his painting 'Noumena 9'.

    Sir James Wallace established the Annual Wallace Art Awards 22 years ago. The awards are given for contemporary New Zealand painting, sculpture, video, drawing and unique photography and print to encourage and develop the visual arts in New Zealand, and in particular to reward artists creating outstanding work. This year's judges are Warwick Brown MNZM, Rhana Devenport, Peter Panyoczki, Robin Woodward and Terry Stringer ONZM.

    Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre, 72 Hillsborough Road, Hillsborough. 3 Sept-3 Nov. Travelling to Pataka Art & Museum, Porirua, 25 Nov-9 Feb 2014 & Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville, 27 Feb-20 April 2014.

  • The New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award 2013

    Matthew Browne is represented by his painting 'Jump' at The New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Awards 2013. This year's judge was curator, writer and teacher, Blair French, Executive Director of Artspace in Sydney. The painting, along with a further 47 finalists, can be seen at the Hamilton Gardens Pavilion from 15-28 February 2013.

  • Wallace Art Awards 2012

    Congratulations to Artis Gallery artist Matthew Browne , who has been selected as a finalist in the 21st Annual Wallace Art Awards with his painting 'Numen'.

    The Annual Wallace Awards aim to support, promote and expose New Zealand contemporary art and artists. James Wallace established the Annual Wallace Art Awards 21 years ago. These awards differ from other important New Zealand art prizes in that they aim to provide challenging opportunities and broadening experiences to the four major winners by way of residencies at top-class international institutions. Many of the winners and finalists of the Awards are purchased by the Trust each year to add to the Collection.

    Winners and selected finalists will be chosen for the Finalists Travelling Exhibition, exhibited at the Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre in Auckland from 4 September to 11 November 2012, and the Salon des Refusés Exhibition 4 September – 18 November 2012. The Travelling Finalists Exhibition will then travel to Pataka Museum in Porirua, 1 December 2012 to 24 Feb 2013, Exhibition Opening 2 December 2012.

    The 21st Annual Wallace Art Awards Ceremony will be held on Monday 3 September 2012 at the Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre, and presented by Sir Don McKinnon.

  • Wallace Art Awards Finalist 2011

    Congratulations to Artis Gallery artists Matthew Browne and Roy Good, selected finalists in the 20th Wallace Art Awards. The Annual Wallace Art Awards aim to support, promote and expose New Zealand contemporary art and artists. James Wallace established the Annual Wallace Art Awards 20 years ago. These awards are now the longest surviving and largest annual art awards of their kind in New Zealand, with a value amounting to over $165,000. The four winners receive valuable residencies at prestigious institutions. Many of the winners and finalists of the Awards are purchased by the Trust each year to add to the Collection. The Awards will be announced and presented on Monday 5 September at 6pm at The Pah Homestead,TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre Wallace Arts Trust with the finalists on show from 6 September to 16 October; after which it will travel to The Dowse Art Museum in Lower Hutt from 29 October to 4 December.

  • Wallace Art Awards Finalist 2010

    Congratulations to Artis Gallery artists Matthew Browne and Roy Good, selected finalists in the 19th Wallace Art Awards. The Finalists Exhibition will be held at The TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre, Wallace Arts Trust, 7 September - 21 October 2010. The exhibition will then travel to The Dowse Art Museum in Lower Hutt, 16
    October - 28 November 2010.

  • The New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Awards 2009

    Congratulations Matthew Browne for winning a Merit Award at
    The New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Awards.

    This years awards were judged by well known writer and lecturer on New Zealand art history, Dr Robin Woodward. 280 works were submitted, with 50 finalists selected. In a floortalk before the awards, Dr Woodward expressed her delight in the breadth and quality of the works submitted for the 9th NZPPA. The show she has curated is a “representative selection from a panorama of submissions” and the 50 finalists include a range of media and subject matter.

    Matthew Browne’s award winning artwork, 'Wonder' is available for sale through Artis Gallery