John Roy

Education: Bachelor of Fine Arts (Ceramics), Whanganui Polytechnic, 1994 – 1997

Awards: “Fusion” NZSP 51st National Exhibition – Merit Award, 2010; The Miles Art Award – Runnerup, 2010; “Crater Clay” NZSP 47th National Exhibition – Non Functional Merit Award, 2006; Waiclay National Ceramic Exhibition – Waikato Award, 2006; “Fusion” 45th NZSP National Exhibition – Premier Award, 2004; Waiheke Ceramics Award – Supreme Award / Merit Award, 2004; The Portage Ceramics Award – Merit Award, 2004; Molly Morpeth Canaday 3D Awards Ceramics – Merit Award, 2003; Student Art Award from the Friends of the Dowse Art Museum, 1997; Akoranga Education Trust Scholarship, 1997; NZSP 35th National Exhibition – Merit Award, 1994

Solo exhibitions: Glimmer, Sarjeant Gallery, 2010; Clouds, Waikato Museum & Art Gallery, 2010; Seen it done, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, 2010; Think Space, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, 2010; Glimmer, Tauranga Art Gallery, 2009; Here and There, Mary Newton Gallery, Wellington, 2008; Here, Tauranga Art Gallery, 2008; Bull, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, 2008; Factory Man, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, 2007; John Roy Ceramics, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, 2006; New Work, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, 2005; Figuring it out, Whakatane District Museum & Art Gallery, 2004.

Group exhibitions: include Duck, Mary Newton Gallery, Wellington, 2010; Intimate, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, 2009; Precious, Objectspace, Auckland , 2008; Summer Show, R.O.W. Gallery, Tauranga, 2008; Figurative, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, 2007; Hot, Quay school of the arts Gallery, Whanganui, 2006; Winter / Over, Lopdell House Gallery, Titirangi, 2006; Animal Farm, Mary Newton Gallery, Wellington, 2005; Animal Crackers, Mary Newton Gallery, Wellington, 2005; Tauranga Artists, George Perry Gallery, Tauranga, 2005; Dry Clean Only, Mary Newton Gallery, Wellington, 2004; Left at the Members Lounge, Objectspace, Auckland, 2004; Of Heralds and Harbingers, Lopdell House, Titirangi /Hawkes Bay Exhibition Centre, Hastings, 2002; Figurative, Masterworks Gallery, Auckland, 2001

Collections: Auckland War Memorial Museum, Tauranga Art Gallery, Waikato Museum of Art and History and the James Wallace Arts Trust Collection.

Residencies: Artist-in-residence Tylee Cottage, Wanganui, 2011; Artist-in-residence Whanganui Polytechnic, 2000.

Cover of Sarjeant Quarterly Number 44, March – May 2012.
John Roy: Bending Hammers, catalogue, Sarjeant Gallery, June 2012


Works by this Artist