Christine Boswijk

Biography
Education
1988 National Art School, East Sydney Technical College, Post Graduate Diploma (hons).
1977 School of Fine Art, Otago Polytechnic, Ceramics Diploma.

Awards
2007 Motivational Speaker, Conference, Nelson General Practice Nurses
2006 N.Z.I.A. Jury member for Nelson Architectural Awards.
2004 Guest speaker Graduation Ceremony N.M.I.T. Nelson.
O.N.Z.M. For services to the Arts.
Royal visit to workshop H.R.H. Prince Edward.
2003 Guest Exhibitor / Selector N.Z. Society of Potters National Exhibition, Suter Art Gallery, Nelson.
2002 Excellence in Sculpture, National Exhibition, N.Z.S.P.
Excellence in Sculpture, Nelson Potters, “Celebration in Clay”
2001 Excellence in Functional Work, Suter Art Gallery, Nelson.
Creative New Zealand Grant (towards cost on Installation) “Fact Fusion Faith”
2000 Most Innovative Potter, Nelson Society of Potters.
1998 Merit Award Nelson Society of Potters.
1997 Merit Award Nelson Society of Potters.
1993 Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council Grant, as NZ Representative attending International Symposium in Aberystwyth, Wales.
1991 Queen Elizabeth II Arts council Grant, Major Creative Development Grant to prepare an exhibition, Xenoliths, Suter Art Gallery, Nelson
1988 Capita Fine Arts Award, N.S.W. Australia.
1987 Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council. Major Creative Development Grant (to study in Australia.)
1977 McSkinnings Award. Otago School of Fine Art.

Commissions
2009 Adrienne - Lady Stewart - Installation Black Posts
2007 Glen Schaeffer - Specimen Jar
Kate Pond - Time Capsule – Wishing Stones - Mapua
2004 Glen Schaeffer
- Installation Totems For a Vineyard.
- Installation Triptych – Signals of Aotearoa.
2002 Glen Schaeffer - Works in a Suitcase
2001 Ernst & Young, Auckland.
Suter Art Gallery, Nelson. – Installation “Fact Fusion Faith”
1999 New Zealand Government State Gift to APEC Member.
1998 New Zealand Government State Gift - Prime Minister’s Wife Japan
1996 Joint Women’s Caucus – Suffrage Statement Parliament Buildings, Wellington.
1995 New Zealand Government State Gifts to the following countries:
China
Japan
North Korea
South Korea
1993 N.Z. Society of Accountants, National gift to Canadian Society of Accountants.
1992 Dowse Art Museum, Wellington – Xenolith.
1991 National Museum of New Zealand. New Zealand Pavilion Expo, Seville, Spain.

Public Collections:
Woollaston Estates, Mahana.
Ernst and Young, Auckland
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongorewa, Wellington.
Museum of Taipei, Taiwan
School of Art, Aberystwyth, The University of Wales.
Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt.
Creative New Zealand, Wellington x 2
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
Bishop Suter Art Gallery, Nelson x 2
Wanganui Institute of Technology
Museum of Dunedin, Otago
Capita Collection, Sydney, Australia
New Zealand Embassy, Sydney, Australia
Rotorua District Council
Izard – Weston, Wellington.
Price – Waterhouse Coopers, Wellington

Exhibitions:
(solo, or curated)
2010 Before Words, Rh Gallery, Woollaston Estates, Mahana
2009 Isolation, Illumination and Intimacy, Rh Gallery, Woollaston Estates, Mahana
2008 Kisses with Flowers, Milford Galleries, Auckland
2007 Kisses Crosses Flowers, Milford Galleries, Queenstown
Refine NZ Academy Fine Arts, Waterfront, Wellington
Boswijk Crawford Frost, Catchment Gallery, Nelson
2006 Fine, Shed 11 Jervois Quay, Wellington
2004 Black & White All Over - Nelson Potters, Suter Art Gallery, Nelson
Two Exhibitions – Simply Bowls & Creation Series, Masterworks, Auckland
2003 Slow Art – Burton, Boswijk, & Rush, Suter Art Gallery, Nelson
2002 Works in Clay Dobson - Bashford Gallery, Christchurch
Guest Exhibitor NZ Society Potters National Show, Suter Art Gallery, Nelson
2001 Biography – Burton & Boswijk, Judith Anderson Gallery, Auckland
MY2K Celebrating the Millenium (group show), Marsden Gallery, Featherston
Fact Fusion Faith (installation), Suter Art Gallery, Nelson
2000 Of Clay – Milford Galleries, Dunedin
Head Hands Heart, Centre Contemporary Art, Christchurch
1998 5 Ceramic Artists from New Zealand, NZ Embassy, Tokyo, Japan
All about the Garden (group show), Suter Art Gallery, Nelson
1997 Treasures / Goddess of Crafts Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt
1996 Craft in the 90’s, Academy Fine Art, Wellington
No Mans Land, Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt
Fletcher Challenge, Museum, Auckland
Treasures of the Underworld, Exhibiting throughout New Zealand
1995 Permanent Collection – a Retrospective, Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt
Women’s Art, Suter Art Gallery, Nelson
1994 Guest Exhibitor – Fire & Form, Hamilton
International Ceramics Exhibition, Museum Taipai, Taiwan
b.1939
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