Fran Maguire - Biography

2015

November

Medicine Mondiale Lifepod International Art Auction, Auckland Art Gallery.

Flora & Fauna, Group Exhibition, Millennium Art Gallery, Blenheim.

October

MCP Annual Awards Exhibition, Gillan Gallery, Blenheim.

Friends Christchurch Art Gallery Art Auction.

August

Pulse – showing with James Robinson, PG gallery 192, Christchurch.

May

RSM Law Plunket Art Show 2015, Aigantighe Art Gallery, Timaru, group exhibition.

February

Potters & Painters, Group Exhibition at The Vivian, Matakana

2014

May

NZ Potters 55th National Exhibition
15-25 May 2014
Canterbury Museum, Christchurch

March

"Containment" – Joint show with painter Joanna Fieldes – The Gallery at Woollaston, Nelson

2013

December

"Time Pulse Move Decide" – Joint Exhibition – Reflections Gallery, WOW Museum, Nelson

July

"I'm Pulse" – Solo Exhibition – The Suter, Nelson

2012

November

"All that Glitters" – Joint Exhibition – Expressions , Whirinaki, Public Art Gallery, Upper Hutt

October

Merit Award - Portage Ceramic Award Exhibition – The Cloud, Auckland

"Elements 2012" – Selector, Judge and Guest Artist – NZ Potters, Lower North Island

Exhibition - Percy Thomson Gallery, Public Gallery, Stratford, Taranaki

September

"Three" – Exhibition with Janet Green & Sara Schotanus – Millennium Public Art Gallery, Blenheim

July

"Beyond the Canvas" – Fundraiser – Marlborough Girls College

May

48th Annual Exhibition – Ashburton Society of Arts – Invited Guest Exhibitor

April

"Claim to Clay – Red Exposure" Joint show with painter Joanna Fieldes, Red Gallery, Nelson

March

"Pots on Main" – Group Show, Art on Main Gallery, Tirau

2011

December

"Christmas Show" – Joint Show – Papergraphica, Christchurch

November

"Ceramic Masters Exhibition" – Joint Show – Waikato Museum, Hamilton

"Claim to Clay II" – Joint Show with Joanna Fieldes – Millennium Public Art Gallery, Blenheim

"Just Mugs Exhibition" – Joint Show – Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville

October

"Art in a Garden" – Flaxmere, Hawarden, North Canterbury

September

"The Portage Mug Show" – Joint Show – Upstairs Gallery, Lopdell House, Titirangi

"Art Marlborough – Toi Wairau" Joint Show – Millennium Public Art Gallery, Blenheim

April

"52" NZ Potters 52nd National Exhibition – Joint Show – Mt Eden Village Centre, Auckland

2010

November

"Claim to Clay" – Joint Show with painter Joanna Fieldes – Auckland Botanic Gardens

"He Kete Aroha" – Joint Show – Pataka, Wellington

April

"Fired Up" – Joint Show – Uxbridge Arts, Auckland

"51" NZ Potters 51st National Exhibition – Joint Show – Otago Museum, Dunedin

March

"Art @ Spy" – Joint Exhibition – Spy Valley Winery, Marlborough

2009

April

"Southern Muster" - Joint Show, (contemporary South Island craft/object artists) CoCA, Christchurch

Winner, "Non-Functional Excellence Award" - NZ Society of Potters 50th National Exhibition, Wellington

February

"Seeds Sex & Menopause" – Solo Exhibition, Form Gallery, Christchurch

January

"Miscellany" – Joint Exhibition, Marlborough Art Society

2008

December

Finalist, Waiclay National Ceramic Exhibition - Waikato Museum, Hamilton

November

Joint Show, Marlborough Art Society

July

Marlborough Hospice Fundraising Auction "Angel Wings" - Vase (Lot 1: $6000)

May

Millennium Fundraising Auction – "Seed Pod" sculptural work (Last Lot: $2300)

March

Finalist, "Form & Fire" – NZ potters 49th National Exhibition, Christchurch Public Art Gallery – Te Puna O Waiwhetu

ceramic artist Marlborough New Zealand Fran Maguire potter ceramic artist - Mother & Child 2008
Mother & Child - Fran Maguire

2007

December

Release of new work "Fran Maguire Sculpture" - Morven Lane, Marlborough

August

Winner, Peoples' Choice Award, "Ballantynes National Tableware Exhibition" – Canterbury Museum, Christchurch

May

Millennium Public Art Gallery Fundraising Auction – "Flowering Rata at Endeavour Inlet" bowl ($2500)

2006

March

"A Domestic Decade" – Solo Exhibition Millennium Public Art Gallery, Marlborough

2004

December

"Local Presence" – Joint Exhibition, Millennium Public Art Gallery, Marlborough

August

Guest Exhibitor – Suter Art Society Annual Exhibition, Suter Public Art Gallery, Nelson

April

"The Black & White Banquet" – Joint Exhibition, Suter Public Art Gallery, Nelson

2003

April

Demonstrator, NZ Society of Potters Annual Exhibition Merit Award, "Ballantyne's Tableware Exhibition" - Christchurch

2000

September

"Chairs Dears" – Joint Exhibition, Millennium Public Art Gallery, Marlborough

February

"View of Marlborough"– Joint Exhibition, Millennium Public Art Gallery, Marlborough

1999

April

Finalist, Royal Easter Show – NZ Society of Potters, Auckland
Guest Exhibitor, Craft Potters Annual Exhibition

Peoples' Choice Award – Craft Potters Annual Exhibition
Guest Exhibitor, Stratford Art Society Annual Exhibition

February

Highly Commended, Telecom Art Award

February

Guest Exhibitor, "A Festival Exhibition" – Marlborough Arts Society

1998

November

Finalist, "The Mug Show" – Lopdell House, Auckland

October

Finalist, Cleveland Art Awards, Dunedin

April

Finalist, Norsewear Art Awards

February

Highly Commended, Telecom Art Award

1997

October

Finalist, Cleveland Art Awards, Dunedin

1996

July

Finalist, ARTEXPO NZ Ceramics & Glass Awards, Auckland

January

"Designs on You" – Joint Exhibition, CoCA, Christchurch