Lucas Artists Fellow

  • RESIDENCY DATES : Oct 19th 2016 to Nov 19th 2016 | Sep 12th 2017 to Oct 20th 2017 | Feb 4th 2019 to Feb 28th 2019
  • PRACTICE : Visual Arts
  • FROM : New Zealand
  • INSTAGRAM : @judithdarragh

Darragh is a highly respected New Zealand artist renowned for her brightly colored sculptural assemblages of found objects, recycled items, industrial materials, collage, photography, video, and poster art. She has played a significant role in the development of ARTSPACE, Auckland, the independent artist-run space Teststrip, Auckland and Cuckoo. She has exhibited widely and her works are held in various major collections, including Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna O Waiwhetu, Christchurch; Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington; Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland; and Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth. In 2004 the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa featured a major retrospective of her work curated by Natasha Conland and entitled Judy Darragh: So... you made it?. Darragh is represented by Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch and Two Rooms Gallery Auckland. Read more at tworooms.co.nz.