Mark Braunias

Mark Braunias graduated with a BFA from Ilam School of Fine Arts at the University of Canterbury (Te Whare Wananga o Waitaha) in 1988. He has completed artist residencies at Dunedin Public Art Gallery (2002), Southland Muesem and Art Gallery (William Hodges Fellowship, 2005), Tylee Cottage, Whanganui (2007), Headlands Centre for the Arts, San Francisco (2011) and the Dunedin School of Art (2019).

Mark’s work has regularly appeared in curated public gallery exhibitions including a very peculiar practice (City Gallery, Wellington Te Whare Toi, 1995), Gruesome (Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch, 1999), The Cartoon Show (Auckland Art Gallery ToI o Tamaki, 2002), and Ena Snuggles (Objectspace, Auckland 2020) In 2021 he was winner of the Parkin Drawing Award.

Mark will have works in one of the eight houses on the Tour.

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