Eddie Clemens

Born in 1977, Eddie Clemens grew up in Rotorua, New Zealand. After graduating from Ilam School of Fine Arts, University of Canterbury in 2000 with a BFA majoring in painting he went on to complete a MFA (Hons) in sculpture at the Elam School of Fine Arts at the University of Auckland. In 2006 Clemens won the Auckland City Public Library Light Commission with The Pinball Lanterns, launched in November of 2007. Clemens became the Olivia Spencer Bower artist-in-residence at the Christchurch Arts Centre in 2008 and the following year he was awarded the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship at the University of Otago. Recent exhibitions he has been part of include The Obstinate Object City Gallery Wellington, De-building Christchurch Art Gallery, Ready to Roll City Gallery Wellington and Modern Physics Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Manukau City. - http://www.eddieclemens.com

Selected Exhibitions


Captive 2 (solo), Visions, Auckland

Kiosk: Directors' Commentary, The Physics Room, Christchurch 

First Edition, Third Hand, Bowerbank Ninow, Auckland 

Clone Cities, Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Auckland
Delusional Architecture (Commemorative), Bowerbank Ninow Gallery, Auckland

AUCKLAND JEAN'S SHOP, Youkobo Artspace, Tokyo, (Japan)
Screen Used, GLOVEBOX Gallery, Auckland

Collector's Edition Glitch, Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University, Wellington
Wes Craven Marina, Gloria Knight Gallery, Auckland
Carpet Burn, Curated by Rebecca Boswell and Anya Henis, Papakura Art Gallery, Auckland