New work by Jay Hutchinson for an upcoming exhibition late in August ‘Button up’ at Masterwork Gallery in Auckland Screwed up Fruit Burst wrapper and three circular pieces of concreteHand-embroidery on digitally printed cotton drill with cast concreteDimensions variable Screwed up Minties wrapper with three pieces of circular concreteHand-embroidery on digitally printed cotton drill withContinue reading

Speed Weed Greed exhibition opening 6:00pm 1/7/21 at Absolution Tattoo Studio, Christchurch

A collaborative project between tattooist Shaded Skull and artist Jay Hutchinson. Inspired by the Iconic ‘Speed Skull’ tattoo design by the legendary tattooist Bert Grimm. Shaded Skull designed his own versions of the skull, playing with rhyming words Weed and Greed. These designs were then hand stitched onto cotton drill and splattered with black sprayContinue reading “Speed Weed Greed exhibition opening 6:00pm 1/7/21 at Absolution Tattoo Studio, Christchurch”

Escape From New York opening 5:00pm 2/4/21 Olga Gallery

In late 2019 two Auckland based photographers and a Dunedin based sculptor travelled to New York. What they didn’t realise at the time, was that within mere months the world would be ‘locked down’ due to a global pandemic. This exhibition showcases a snapshot of the artists time spent in a country that many ofContinue reading “Escape From New York opening 5:00pm 2/4/21 Olga Gallery”

“Untitled, Dunedin Landscape, May 2020” review in the ODT 26/11/20 by Robyn Maree Pickens

JAY Hutchinson’s current exhibition at Olga is the most conceptually rigorous by the artist that I have personally seen to date. It also represents a departure of sorts from the gallery’s regular programming, and pushes against the expectations of dealer gallery exhibitions more generally — in this corner of the world at least. These prefatoryContinue reading ““Untitled, Dunedin Landscape, May 2020” review in the ODT 26/11/20 by Robyn Maree Pickens”

The Yallop & Smith Memorial Exhibition opening 12:00pm Saturday 31 October 2020 at Olga Gallery 32 Moray Place Dunedin

This exhibition is based on the enduring concept of friendship, community and inclusion. A chance to remember and celebrate the lives of two good friends,Ray Yallop (b.1934, d.2010) and Des Smith (b.1920 d.2009). The Exhibition is a salon installation in the style of their residence in Grant Street, Dunedin, New Zealand. Cluttered artworks of allContinue reading “The Yallop & Smith Memorial Exhibition opening 12:00pm Saturday 31 October 2020 at Olga Gallery 32 Moray Place Dunedin”