Steve Carr

Steve Carr was born in New Zealand in 1976, and completed his Masters at Elam School of Fine Arts. His work has been in many major national and international exhibitions including Videos of New Zealand, a touring exhibition through New Zealand, Germany and Denmark. In 2011 Carr’s participated in the Rencontres Internationales, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France. He also represented New Zealand at the Busan Biennale, Metropolitan Art Museum, South Korea in 2006. In 2010 he was the recipient of the Sapporo Artist in Residence in Japan. Carr’s work is held in a number of significant public and private collections throughout Australasia and further abroad.

Steve Carr is represented in New Zealand by Michael Lett, Auckland and in Australia by Kalimanrawlins Gallery, Melbourne. He is a lecturer at Ilam School of Fine Alerts, Canterbury. From 2006-15 he was a lecturer in Fine Arts and Photography at Whitecliffe School of Art and Design, Auckland.

CIRCUIT Resources

Essay by Tim Corballis (2016)
Essay by Andrew Clifford (2013)

CIRCUIT Projects

A Little Faith, CIRCUIT / Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth (2016)

Selected Exhibitions


Kalediscope: Abstract Aotearoa, Te Papa, Wellington
In Bloom, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna O Waiwhetū; Dunedin Public Art Gallery
Fading to the Sky (with Christian Lamont), Te Uru Waitākere Contemporary Gallery, Auckland 

Into The Open, New Zealand Festival of the Arts, Wellington

Chasing the Light, City Gallery, Wellington

Variations for Troubled Hands, Michael Lett, Auckland

Bullet Time, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington
A Little Faith, CIRCUIT / Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth

Variations For Troubled Hands, Michael Lett, Auckland 

Stretching Time, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
Burn Out, Edinburgh Art Festival Kiosk, Edinburgh, Scotland

X, Michael Lett, Auckland
Majo, Outer Space, Christchurch City Art Gallery, Christchurch

First Light, Britomart Project Space, Auckland
Smoke Films, Institute Of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
Studies in Motion, Kalimanrawlins, Melbourne, Australia