Images and text of new work for the group exhibition ‘Ā Mua: New Lineages of Making’ at The Dowse Art Museum in Lower Hutt. The exhibition was supposed to be opening today 4/3/20 now postponed due to the Covid 19 lockdown in New Zealand. Stay Safe

Extended label for the exhibition written by Curator Karl Chitham Hutchinson is currently based in Ōtepoti Dunedin. Although originally a graffiti writer using spray cans as his tools, in 2006 he worked on a project for Blue Oyster Gallery that was to signal a shift in his practice. Called Concrete to Textile for the exhibitionContinue reading “Images and text of new work for the group exhibition ‘Ā Mua: New Lineages of Making’ at The Dowse Art Museum in Lower Hutt. The exhibition was supposed to be opening today 4/3/20 now postponed due to the Covid 19 lockdown in New Zealand. Stay Safe”

Jay Hutchinson ‘The archaeology of the discarded, forgotten and thrown away’ at the Suter Art Gallery, Nelson 21/9/19 until 1/12/19

‘The archaeology of the discarded, forgotten and thrown away installation view at The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson ‘The archaeology of the discarded, forgotten and thrown away installation view at The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson

Review By James Dignan on Jay Hutchinson’s exhibition”on the way to work” at Olga Gallery, 32 Moray Place, Dunedin (originally printed in the O.D.T 28/3/190

Jay Hutchinson latest exhibition at Olga Gallery continues his ongoing exploration of the urban environment with a sonnet to detritus. The artist has photographed litter he has seen on the roadside during his daily commute, and used these photographs as a basis for embroidered works on printed canvas. Hutchinson has long been fascinated with urbanContinue reading “Review By James Dignan on Jay Hutchinson’s exhibition”on the way to work” at Olga Gallery, 32 Moray Place, Dunedin (originally printed in the O.D.T 28/3/190″

24 Hours at the Sweatshop x Company of. Strangers

24 Hours at the Sweatshop is a 24 performance work where a single worker will cut, sew and print T-Shirts in a simulated sweatshop setting. The project aims to highlight the labour involved in producing an every day product that everyone is familiar with as well as a critique on fast-fashion. T-shirts can be purchasedContinue reading “24 Hours at the Sweatshop x Company of. Strangers”

A. Caldwell, A Recipe Book (an a gallery presents limited publication)

Allan Caldwell kept a small black note-book with recipes collected during his professional life as a baker for Ernest Adams. It was discovered by Julia Loach (Allan’s great-granddaughter) and her husband Jay Hutchinson in 2018 inside a box in the shed of the house Jules grew up in. Inside the recipe book were also includedContinue reading “A. Caldwell, A Recipe Book (an a gallery presents limited publication)”