Solo Exhibitions

2019        Knock Knock | Featured Artist at Glasgow Print Studio

2018        Priscilla (75) & Friends: a portrait | #24hourwindow, Glasgow

2017        Saturday Safari | Glasgow Project Room                                                     

                trade | online

2016        Approximately Bacon | The Old Hairdresser’s, Glasgow

2015        escape (!)  in association with El Refri | Govanhill Baths, Glasgow

                Going Spare | Lust and the Apple, Midlothian

2013        A Certain Uncertainty | DevelopmentAIR, Auckland

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020       Graphic Impact | Group show at Glasgow Print Studio

2019       Quality Sleep, Harmony Life! | Edinburgh Art Festival

               Something to Remember | Elke Finkenauer & Alexis Neal | The Suter Gallery, Nelson

               Members Club | The Booth at Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland

2018       Something to Remember | Elke Finkenauer & Alexis Neal | Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland

2016       CitizenM, Selected Works | Glasgow

               Bloomsberg New Contemporaries | Glasgow

               The colour of your heart | Studio One, Auckland

2015       MFA Degree Show (Glasgow School of Art) | The Glue Factory, Glasgow

               Awkmo | A collaboration with Natalie Doyle for Glasgow Open House Art Festival

2014       Aesthetica Art Prize | St Mary's York

               From Over There | ProjectSpace  Auckland

2013       Draw a Line Somewhere | Sanderson Contemporary Art, Auckland

Competitions & Awards

2019        Finalist in the Wallace Art Awards, New Zealand

2018-9     Glasgow Visual Artist and Craft Maker Award

2016        West Dean Tapestry Commission Open Call: Commendation

2015        Gilbert Bayes Postgraduate Scholarship, UK

                Finalist in the Wallace Art Awards, New Zealand             

2014        Shortlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize, UK

                Finalist in the Wallace Art Awards, New Zealand

                Finalist in the National Contemporary Art Award, New Zealand

                Joe Raynes Scholarship for Painting, Drawing or Design, Elam School of Fine Art

2013        Finalist in the New Zealand Contemporary Fibre Arts Awards


2018        Hospitalfield Summer Residency | Arbroath


2019        What I see from here | Commissioned by Friends of Garnethiill Green Spaces, Glasgow

2016        Transitional Line | Commissioned by Auckland Council, New Zealand


2017-8    Board of Directors, Glasgow Sculpture Studios

2015        Master of Fine Art, Glasgow School of Art

2013        Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art, Elam School of Fine Art

2008-11   Diploma in Art and Craft, Hungry Creek Art and Craft School


Elke Finkenauer is a visual artist of New Zealand and German descent, living and working in Glasgow and Auckland

© 2020 by Elke Finkenauer