Andrew Barber



Born 1978, Auckland, New Zealand


Folly (Stone Carpet), Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin (solo)

Movement, Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt (two-person with Jeena Shin)
Painting, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland (solo)

Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show, Auckland Art Gallery (group)
Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington (group)

A world undone: Works from the Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland (group)
When I paint my masterpiece, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland (group)
From under the house, Peter McLeavey, Wellington (solo)

Flags, Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland (solo)
New Revised Edition, City Gallery Wellington (group)

Hedge, Hopkinson Cundy, Auckland (solo)
The New Fair, Melbourne (Hopkinson Cundy booth)
The Imperial Project, 44 Queen St, Auckland (group)

Black and Blue, Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington (solo)
Monochromes, 30 Customs St East, Auckland (solo)
Studs, Y3K, Melbourne (solo)
Big Refrigerator, Hopkinson Cundy, Auckland (group)

Studies, Hopkinson Cundy, Auckland (solo)
The Department Store, Auckland (solo)
Zodiac (curated by Erica van Zon), Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington (group)
Two Man Shoe (with Nick Austin), Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington (two-person)

Dreamhome/Shithouse, Gambia Castle, Auckland (solo)
PICNIC, Customs St studio, Auckland (solo)
Cross Colouring (curated by Harriet Morgan and Sarah Hopkinson), Hell Gallery, Melbourne (group)
We Go Far, and Way Back, Show Gallery, New York (group)

Six Man Stand-up Tent: Real Men Were Homos, Gambia Castle, Auckland (solo)
Lean, Starkwhite, Auckland (solo)
The Leisure Suite, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, University of Columbia, New York (group)

Country Painting, Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand (solo)
90% & Untitled (with John Reynolds) LEDGE gallery, Hamilton (solo)
Andrew Barber Andrew Barber, Gambia Castle, Auckland (solo)
...from the directors collection, SNO gallery, Sydney (group)

Andrew Barber, N.O.T. Toowoomba, Queensland (solo)
Danish Designs, gone bust, lost forever..., Dep_art_ment, Auckland (solo)
CARRY ON, collaboration with Nicholas Spratt, Kylie Duncan and Kirsten Dryburgh for the NEXT WAVE Festival, Melbourne (group)
Month of April: An exhibition in four parts (curated by Julian Dashper and Simon Ingram), Canary Gallery, Auckland (group)
Painting of the Future, with Stephen Bram (curated by Ben Curnow), Canary Gallery, Auckland (group)
HEADWAY: New Artsits Show 2006, curated by Brian Butler and Laura Preston, ARTSPACE, Auckland (group)
Famous Artworks, Canary Galley, Auckland (group)
One God, No Masters, Hamish McKay Gallery, Wellington (group)

Andrew Barber, Rm 103, Auckland
PARTY, Dep_art_ment, Auckland
Duets II, (collaborations with Sriwhana Spong and with Lisa Benson), rm 103, Auckland (group)
Fifty-nine Metres Squared, (with Ben Buchanan, Bjorn Houtman, Steve Kay and Jeena Shin), Canary Gallery, Auckland (group)

Andrew Barber Breaks A Leg, Canary Gallery, Auckland
you can take the boy out of the _____ but you can't take the _____ out of the boy, Rm 103, Auckland
#2:04/06/04-04/07/04, Parade, Auckland
Ship of Fools, (in collaboration with Paula Booker), Canary Gallery, Auckland
Waterworks, rm 103, Auckland (group)
Rm Service, Enjoy Gallery, Wellington (group)
Duets, Ramp Gallery, Hamilton (group)
Snowball, Rm 103, Auckland (group)
Quite Conclusively the Best End of Year Show Ever, Rm 103, Auckland (group)

Cheap L.P.(with Clinton Watkins and Bjorn Houtman), Rm 103, Auckland (group)
Images of Desire (curated by Jan van de Ploeg), Winston Hotel, Amsterdam (group)

Opposite the Studio of Contemporary Art, (with John Appleton, Paula Booker and James A. Wallace), Level 2, 6 Kingdon St, Auckland (group)
Zip (with John Appleton, Paula Booker, CXD, Scott Everson and James A. Wallace), Level 2, 6 Kingdon St, Auckland (group)

Only the Lonely, (performance for Hadleigh Averill), Artspace, Auckland (group)
Relocation, (Performance with Hadleigh Averill) Artstation, Auckland (group)


2007-2010 Gambia Castle founder and board member
2003 – 2006 Room103 co-director/board member


John Hurrell, ‘Andrew Barber’, Australian Art Collector, Issue 57, July-September 2011
John Hurrell, ‘New Barber works’, Eyecontact site, 15 December 2010
David Levinson, ‘Andrew Barber: Andrew Barber’, The Delivery: Gambia Castle exhibitions 2007, published Gambia Castle Press, 2008
Ben Curnow (ed.), New New Zealand Art, Canary Gallery, Auckland and MOP, Sydney, 2003.
John Hurrell, 'A Good Team: Andrew Barber and John Reynolds at Ledge Gallery' on Artbash weblog, 3 March 2007.
Tessa Laird (ed.), Nights of our Lives, rm103, Auckland, 2005.
David Levinson, 'Andrew Barber: Washroom' in Lumiere Reader, August 2006.
'Fresh Paint' in Urbis 33, 2006.