Raewyn Martyn CV

PhD candidate, Whiti o Rehua School of Art, College of Creative Arts, Massey University, Wellington, NZ

MFA Painting and Printmaking, Virginia Commonwealth University, VA, 2013

Graduate Diploma of Teaching, Secondary, Victoria University College of Education, Wellington, New Zealand, 2007

Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honors, Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand, 2006



Elite Professional Players, as part of Margaret van Eyck – Renaming an Institution, a Case Study (Volume Two: Comments, Contexts, and Connections) Hagen Verleger, ed., Peradam Press, 2018

Surface Active Agents, Antennae Journal #45, 2018

Not standing still, co-written with Gregory Kahn and Rachel O’Neill, 2018

The Edward Hines National Forest Use Book, written and edited with Sara Black, published by Hyde Park Art Center, 2017

International Congress on Contemporary European Painting, University of Porto, Portugal, peer-reviewed paper, 2017

House Studies II, ed. Sophie Bannan, page work in collaboration with Emma Fitts, 2016

Hue and Cry Journal, Issue 7, Building for an Empty Orchestra,2013

The incident with the tableessay published for Public Good, RAMP gallery and Waikato Museum of Art, New Zealand , 2012

Dreamy City Without Green Spaces, micrograph essay for the Glover Park project, published by Enjoy Public Art Gallery, 2011


Exhibitions and events


2015 – 2019

Slipping away, Gus Fisher Art Gallery, Auckland (upcoming group show)

Greywacke love poems, Wellington Public Art Panel lightboxes, 2019

CAMPING PAINTINGS, Kahurangi National Park, NZ (ongoing)

The Art of Forgetting, Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht, 2018

Uncertainty Scenarios, residency at Enough Room for Space, BE, 2018

Not standing still, Blue Oyster Project Space, Dunedin, 2018

Jan van Eyck Academy Open Studios, 2018

Blue Oyster Summer Residency, Dunedin, 2018

The Fox and the Grapes, Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, Netherlands, 2017

Edward Hines National Forest, Hyde Park Art Center, exhibition with Sara Black, Chicago, 2017

Materiality of the Invisible, Marres House of Contemporary Culture,  Maastricht, Netherlands, 2017

Non-Human Narratives, Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht, 2017

Jan van Eyck Academy Open Studios, Maastricht, NL, 2017

Out of Site – Works from the Victoria University of Wellington Art Collection, Adam Art Gallery, 2017

Ja Ja Ja Nee Nee Nee live radio  interview about Camping Paintings, as part of Marres Tourist Office at Marres Center of Contemporary Culture

Jan van Eyck Academy Residency, Maastricht, Netherlands, 2016-2017

CAMPING PAINTINGS, West Coast NZ and West Coast USA (ongoing)

Sector 2337 Gallery Plant Symposium: Attention Feeder with Sara Black and Amber Ginsburg, Chicago, IL

Ox-Bow School of Art, Summer Arts Faculty Residency, Saugatuck, MI

CAMPING PAINTINGS, Upper Peninsula, MI, camping residency

Virginia Center for Creative Arts, residency collaboration with Sara Black, Amherst, VA

Museum of Contemporary Art MCA Family Day: Tinker,with Sara Black, Chicago, IL

Whole House Reuse Project, collaboration with faculty and students, Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, NZ

Field Recordings, The Physics Room, Christchurch, NZ


2011 – 2014

In Formation, Sara Black and Raewyn Martyn, Harper College, Ill

Attention Feeder, visiting artist workshop with Sara Black, ACRE residency, Wi

Climate Change Heartbreak Poems 2006-2013, Tecumseh Land Trust Winter Solstice Poetry Reading

Currencies, Herndon Gallery, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio

FEED, juried biennale exhibition, 1708, Richmond, VA

Clothes Shoes, Whitebox Gallery, NYC

DAY FOLDER, as part of the VCU Arts MFA Thesis Exhibition, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA

Public Good, group show RAMP gallery and Waikato Museum of Art, New Zealand

VCU Arts MFA Open Studios, Richmond, VA

Frankenkein, VCU Arts FAB Gallery, group show, Richmond, VA

For Loan, as part of The Obstinate Object, City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

Amateur Hour – VCU Arts MFA Candidacy exhibition, Art 6 Gallery, Richmond VA

Ant Eye Subjective, PAPR group show with Lisi Raskin, FAB Gallery, VCU Arts, Richmond, VA

High Quality Leisure, FAB Gallery, VCU Arts, Richmond, VA

Enjoy Public Art Gallery Summer Residency, Wellington, New Zealand

Campus a Low Hum, a mural on the exterior of the swimming pool stage, Manawatu, NZ

Glover Park Modifications project, temporary public artwork in Glover Park, and publication, Wellington, NZ


2005  – 2010

Open, group show, Lyall Bay Studios, Wellington, NZ

Hue and Cry Journal, page work in collaboration with Bronwyn Holloway-Smith

Painting/Blind, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, rear window installation, Dunedin, NZ

Waterwall, Raewyn Martyn, High Street Project, Christchurch, NZ              

Open, Sarah Mortlock, Karin Van Roosmalen and Raewyn Martyn, Lyall Bay Studios, Wellington, NZ                           

Open Home, group show curated by Melanie Oliver, Oriental Tce, Wellington, NZ

Moving Over There, Emma Fitts and Raewyn Martyn, COCA, Christchurch, NZ 

Landing, Raewyn Martyn and Noel Ivanoff, Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington, NZ

Working Title, exhibition essay for the Show catalogue, published 2009, Show Gallery, Wellington, NZ

Exposure, graduate exhibition, Massey University, Wellington, NZ                    

To There and Back Again, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia



Field Recordings, The Physics Room exhibition essay written by Rachel O’Neill, 2015

Deep roots, disrupted history and the unfolding present, Dayton City Paper,12/03/2013 – Susan Byrnes

Antioch College Arts Faculty Exhibit, Yellow Springs News, 12/19/2013 – Megan Bachman

Have Paintbrush, Will Travel, Landfall Review Online, 11/01/2013 – David Eggleton

New Ramp Opens, Eyecontact, 03/11/2013 – Peter Dornauf

Problems Confronted: Painting Turned Inside OutArt New Zealand144 Summer 2012/13 – Edward Hanfling

Enduring power of painting, The Christchurch Press, 10/05/2012 – Christopher Moore

Two Hundred and Forty Years of New Zealand Painting– inclusion in the new edition, Bateman, 2012

Distance is a Place, Runway Magazine, Australia, Issue 22, 2012 – Abby Cunnane

The Obstinate Exhibition: Contemporary Sculpture at Wellington’s City Gallery – Art NZ 142 Winter 2012 – Hamish Clayton

The Obstinate Object, essay and readings produced by City Gallery Wellington, 2012

Paintings Paintings– pg 14, Art New Zealand, 138 Winter 2011, a column by Ed Hanfling, 2011

Glover Park Modifications– a micrograph and pdf publication by Enjoy Public Art Gallery, 2011

Checking painting’s pulse, Art News NZ, Winter 2009 – Sue Gardiner in conversation with Patrick Lundberg

Wish-accident– written by Rachel O’Neill in response to Landing, Enjoy, 2008



2018 – Massey University School of Art, Senior Tutor and Technical Demonstrator (part-time)

2013 – 2016 Antioch College, Visiting Assistant Professor of Visual Art

2012 – VCU Arts, Adjunct Teacher of Figure Painting

2011 – 2012 VCU Arts, Teaching Assistant in Concepts and Issues and Basic Painting

2010 – 2011 Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu, Senior Teacher of Painting

2007- 2009 Wellington East Girls’ College, Teacher



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