Richard van der Aa

1963

Born Christchurch, New Zealand

1985

Diploma of Fine Arts : Canterbury University, Christchurch

1985

First solo exhibition

1989

Moved to Sydney, Australia

2004

Master of Fine Art : C.O.F.A (University of NSW)

1998-2004

Faculty Head of Visual Arts at the School of Creative Arts, Oxford Falls, NSW

 

2005

Moved to Paris, France

 

2009

Initiates ParisCONCRET – project space for non-objective art

 

 

 

2017

Catalogue - present tense

 

2009

Conversation with Brent Hallard - Visual Discrepancies

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

 

2017

pictures of paintings : 57W57 Arts, New York, USA

 

2017

present tense : le Pavé d'Orsay, Paris, France

 

2016

Bonbons & Cameos (with Louise Blyton) : Factory 49 Paris Pop Up, Paris, France

 

2014

'As there is a constant flow of light …' : RAYGUN, Toowoomba, Australia

 

2012

Painting and Things (with Trevor Richards) : SNO centre, Sydney, Australia

 

2010

Reasons to be Cheerful : Factory 49, Sydney, Australia

 

2010

Trois peintures et une sculpture : ParisCONCRET, Paris, France

 

2010

Le Carré au Pavé (with Bernard Bouton) : Le Pavé d’Orsay, Paris, France

 

2009

Pièces faciles : ParisCONCRET, Paris, France

 

2008

Domestic Monuments : Le Pavé d’Orsay, Paris, France

 

2008

More Reasons to be Cheerful : Factory 49, Sydney, Australia

 

2007

Easy Pieces : Campbell Grant Galleries, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

2007

Signs and Wondering : Factory 49, Sydney, Australia

 

2007

Things Seen and Unseen : Le Pavé d'Orsay, Paris, France

 

2006

Signs and Wondering : Campbell Grant Galleries, Christchurch

 

2004

Romancing the Minimal : Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

 

2002

Oil and Wine : Sherman Artbox, Sydney

 

2002

RE:presentations : Kudos Gallery, Sydney

 

1999

New Day Art : Side On Gallery, Sydney

 

1999

Surfacing : Paddington Uniting Church, Sydney

 

1997

Soundings : University of Canterbury, Christchurch

 

1997

Soundings : PENDULUM, Sydney

 

1996

Cognizance : PENDULUM, Sydney

 

1995

Making Sense : First Draft, Sydney

 

1995

Making Sense : PENDULUM, Sydney

 

1994

Between The Spoken And The Seen : LINDEN, Melbourne, Australia

 

1994

Morphemes : PENDULUM, Sydney

 

1993

Contexts : KUNST, Sydney

 

1992

Contexts : W.I.N.D.O.W., Sydney

 

1991

Sermon : First Draft West, Sydney

 

1988

New Paintings:James Paul Gallery, Christchurch

 

1986

New Paintings:Carnegie Centre, Dunedin, New Zealand

 

1986

New Paintings:C.S.A. Gallery, Christchurch

 

1985

Romantic Paintings:C.S.A. Gallery, Christchurch

 

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

 

2016

#bringsomethingpink : Look&Listen, espace despalles, Paris, France

 

2016

Walk the Line : IS-projects, Transmitter, Brooklyn, USA

 

2016

Moving Modernism : Reuten Galerie, Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

2016

Amsterdam Drawing : courtesy Reuten Galerie, Netherlands

 

2016

Opaque Transparency : a ParisCONCRET project, IS-projects, Leiden, Netherlands

 

2016

The B&W Project#5 : Look&Listen, Transmitter, Brooklyn, USA

 

2016

Realités Nouvelles - Hors Les Murs : Manoir d'Ettouteville, Normandy, France

 

2016

Le dessin s'engage : Look&Listen, Artothèque, Miramas, France

 

2016

Opaque Transparency : a ParisCONCRET project, le Pavé d’Orsay, Paris, France

 

2015

The Black&White Project#3 : Look&Listen, Sluice Art Fair, London, UK

 

2015

Salon Réalités Nouvelles : Paris, France

 

2015

Opaque Transparency : a ParisCONCRET project, Look&Listen, St. Chamas, France

 

2015

Art Rotterdam : courtesy Reuten Galerie, Netherlands

 

2015

Therely Bare Redux : Zeitgeist gallery, Nashville, USA

 

2015

PLURAL, Husk Gallery, London, UK

 

2015

Therely Bare (Redux) : IS-projects, Leiden, Netherlands

 

2014

Noir/Blanc : Look&Listen, St. Chamas, France

 

2014

UN:BOUND:ED : Root Division, San Francisco, USA.

 

2014

Realités Nouvelles - Hors Les Murs: Beijing, China

 

2014

Salon Réalités Nouvelles : Paris, France

 

2014

American Abstract Artists (guest) : Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, USA

 

2014

To the Point : IS Projects, Leiden, Netherlands

 

2014

France - Japon : Espace Culturel Bertin Poiree, Paris

 

2013

Salon Réalités Nouvelles : Paris, France

 

2013

Realités Nouvelles - Hors Les Murs : Belgrade, Serbia

 

2013

Parallels - Biennale d'art géométrique : Palaiseau, France

 

2013

Emergence : Hotel de Sauroy, Paris

 

2012

Abstracten : Reuten Galerie, Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

2012

Orthogonal : The Red House, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

2012

Raisonnement circulaire : ParisCONCRET, Paris, France

 

2012

Salon Réalités Nouvelles : Paris, France

 

2011

ParisCONCRET - MINUS SPACE - SNO, Tribute to the Triangle : SNO Centre, Sydney

 

2011

Saturation Point : The gallery on the corner, London

 

2011

Painting and the Like : ParisCONCRET, Paris

 

2011

Raakvlaaken : Le petit port, Leiden, Netherlands

 

2011

SUGARMOUNTAIN : Galerie van den Berge, Goes, Netherlands

 

2011

Non-objective/Site specific : Galeria EL, Elblag, Poland

 

2011

Moving Pictures : Reuten Galerie, Amsterdam

 

2011

1st International Festival of Non-Objective Art : Pont de Claix, France

 

2011

Therely Bare : AVA Gallery, Chattanooga (then Nashville), Tennessee

 

2010

Correspondence (with Simon Ray) : Factory 49, Sydney

 

2010

Salon Réalités Nouvelles : Paris, France

 

2009

1/1 ... 1/100 : Gesellschaft für Kunst und Gestaltung, Bonn, Germany

 

2009

UND 5... et voila... : Villa Cameline, Nice, France

 

2009

Rashomon : Le Petit Port, Leiden, Netherlands

 

2009

Salon Réalités Nouvelles : Paris, France

 

2009

Abstract Realities : USQ gallery, Queensland, Australia

 

2009

Pour faire simple : ParisCONCRET, Paris, France

 

2008

Gegenstandslos : Gesellschaft für Kunst und Gestaltung, Bonn, Germany

 

2008

Assemblage No. 2 : SNO, Sydney, Australia

 

2008

Blake Prize exhibition : N.A.S. Gallery, Sydney, Australia

 

2007

Und Jetzt, IS & Le Petit Port, Leiden, Netherlands

 

2006

Out of Erewhon, Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch

 

2004

Masters of COFA, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney

 

2001

SPIRIT/Level, Tin Sheds Gallery, University of Sydney

 

2000

Vavasour|Godkin Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

 

1996

10 Years : First Draft, Sydney

 

1996

Faith and Speculation : Paddington Uniting Church, Sydney

 

1995

Signed, Sealed and Delivered, LINDEN, Melbourne

 

1988

Several Arts Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

1988

33 1/3 Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

 

 

 

 

 

 

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