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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, Temple/Midlothian

2013        A Certain Uncertainty | DevelopmentAIR, Auckland

Selected Group Exhibitions

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

Residencies

2018       Hospitalfield Summer Residency | Arbroath

Commissions

2019        What I see from here, temporary public artwork for Dalhousie Lane, Garnethill, Glasgow

2013-6    The Transitional Line, artwork for Croftfield Lane, commissioned by Auckland Council (New Zealand)

Other

2017-8    Board of Directors, Glasgow Sculpture Studios

Education
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

1994–7    Bachelor of Business Studies, Auckland University of Technology

               

Elke Finkenauer is a multi-disciplinary artist of New Zealand/German descent, living and working in Glasgow, United Kingdom and Auckland, New Zealand.

© 2019 by ELKE FINKENAUER