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Jacqui Colley is an award-winning New Zealand artist. Born in Zambia, she was raised in Cape Town, South Africa where she studied graphic design at Cape Peninsula University of Technology before moving to New Zealand in1996. Her work is exhibited internationally and she is regularly involved with collaborations, residencies and special projects. 


2023 To The Sea, PGGallery192, Christchurch, NZ

2023 We Played Here Once, Orexart, Auckland, NZ

2022 Red Oxide, Orexart, Auckland NZ 

2020 Between the Lines, Galerie 21.06 Ravensburg, Germany

2019 Jacqui Colley, Galerie Titus Koch, Schloss Rendegg, DE
2018 Vanishing Point, Corbans Estate Gallery, NZ
2018 Phenomenon, Solander Gallery. Wellington, NZ

2016 Bloom, Solander Gallery, Wellington, NZ
2016 In Situ, Toi Gallery, Pataka Art + Museum, Porirua, NZ
2014 Episodes. Artspost Waikato Museum, Hamilton, NZ
2012 Shape of the Room. Galerie Titus Koch, Kapelle, Schloss Rendegg, DE

2005 Dobson Bashford, Gallery Christchurch, NZ
2003 Janne Land Gallery, Wellington, NZ
2003 Dobson Bashford Gallery, Christchurch, NZ
2001 Chiaroscuro Gallery, Auckland, NZ
2000 Tinakori Gallery, Wellington, NZ
2000 Dobson Bashford Gallery, Christchurch, NZ
1999 Tinakori Gallery, Wellington, NZ
1998 Tinakori Gallery, Wellington, NZ
1997 Tinakori Gallery, Wellington, NZ



2024 Experimentelle 22, Thayingen, Schweiz

2022 Toitū Te Whenua, Aratoi Museum, Masterton, New Zealand

2021 WAI, Sarjeant Gallery, Te Whare o Rohua, Whanganui, New Zealand
2020 WAI, The Water Project, Pataka Art + Museum, Wellington, New Zealand 
2020 The Water Project, The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson, New Zealand

2019 The Water Project, Canterbury Museum. Christchurch New Zealand
2019 Water Ways, Aratoi, Wairarapa Museum of Art and History
2018 Experimentelle 20, Förderkreis für Kultur und Heimatgeschichte, Schloss Randegg, Germany 

2018 The Water Project, Ashburton Public Art Gallery. NZ National touring exhibition.
2017 47°South Rakiura. National touring exhibition New Zealand
2016 Experimentelle 19, Schloss Ulmerfeld Amstetten, Austria
2014 Experimentelle 18, Stadgalerie, Markdorf, Germany
2012 Experimentelle 17, Kunsthalle Karsruhe, Germany
2010 Experimentelle 16, Thayingen, Schweiz
2008 Experimentelle 15, Randegg, Germany + Oestenreich
2006 Experimentelle 14, Randegg, Germany + Oestenreich


2019 Private residency - Förderkreis für Kultur und Heimatgeschichte - Gottmadingen, Germany.
2019 Molly Morpeth Canaday Award, Finalist
2018 Parkin Prize, Winner

2018 Acquisition, the Chris Parkin Collection

2017 Research Residency, NZ, The Water Project, Ashburton Public Art Gallery

2016 Research Residency; 47°South Rakiura, Stewart Island, New Zealand.
2013 NZPPA, New Zealand Painting Award, WSA, Finalist
2010 + 2018 Acquisitions - Förderkreis für Kultur und Heimatgeschichte - Gottmadingen, Germany.

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