Trish Clark Gallery opened its central Auckland, New Zealand, location at 1 Bowen Avenue in April 2014, marking 30 years since owner Trish Clark opened her original gallery in Auckland’s High Street, then representing artists including Gordon Walters, Billy Apple, Milan Mrkusich, Max Gimblett, Stephen Bambury, Julia Morison, Christine Webster and Julian Dashper. 

Now representing twenty one artists across three generations, several senior figures in New Zealand art sit alongside emerging talents and a number of renowned international artists, including Kimsooja, Alfredo Jaar and Anthony McCall. Trish Clark complements work by gallery artists with curated guest artists/artworks in a programme of innovative exhibitions across a variety of media.

After relinquishing her first gallery in 1989 to raise her three children, Trish Clark engaged in art advisory for the private, public and commercial sectors for 25 years. She established in 1988, and directed for nine years, the Moët & Chandon New Zealand Art Foundation, to support contemporary New Zealand artists by way of the first international Residency provided for New Zealand artists, touring contemporary exhibitions and publications; she was on the founding Advisory Board for Auckland University’s Centre for Projects in the Arts; she was Chair of Auckland Council’s Advisory Panel for Public Art from 2009-2013; and sat on the Trust Board of New Zealand Maritime Museum 2008-2018, working towards transformational change to achieve a sustainable future for the Museum.

Trish Clark continues to offer expert consultancy across the full range of activities, including art advice, acquisition, framing, conservation, collection management, installation, freight, insurance.

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