Maurice van Cooten

BVA · PGDipFA · MCT ·

Maurice van Cooten creates paintings, sculpture and installation art in a range of classical and emerging media. His work is part of prominent collections such as the James Wallace Trust. Maurice’s highest qualification is a Masters of Creative Technologies from Auckland University of Technology.

Education

Master of Creative Technologies
2013 - 2014, Auckland University of Technology

Post Graduate Diploma of Fine Arts
2006 - 2007, Elam, Auckland University.

Bachelor of Visual Arts
1998 - 2002, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam.

Collections

  • James Wallace Trust, NZ.
  • Fortis Bank, NL

Exhibitions

2016

  • Waitakere Open Studios, Te Henga Studios, Auckland

2014

  • NZ Sculpture OnShore, Fort Takapuna, Auckland

2013

  • Art Fusion, Carmel College, Auckland
  • Wood Sculpture Live, Lake House Arts Centre, Auckland
  • Heroic Gardens, Auckland. Kaipara Coast Sculpture Gardens, Auckland
  • Heroic Gardens, Auckland. Kaipara Coast Sculpture Gardens, Auckland
  • Kaipara Coast Sculpture Gardens, Auckland

2012

  • NZ Sculpture OnShore, Fort Takapuna, Auckland
  • King's College Art Sale, King's College, Auckland
  • Uxbridge Gallery, Auckland. The Essence of Things, West Coast Gallery, Auckland
  • Letham Gallery, Auckland. Uxbridge Sculpture Symposium, Barry Curtis Park, Auckland
  • Waitakere Open Studios, Fisher Lodge, Auckland

2011

  • Summer, Waitakaruru Sculpture Park, Waikato
  • Kaipara Coast Sculpture Gardens, Auckland
  • King's College Art Sale, King's College, Auckland
  • E:Scape, Waitakaruru Sculpture Park, Waikato
  • Waitakere Open Studios, Fisher Lodge, Auckland
  • West Coast Gallery, Auckland. West Coast Gallery, Aukland
  • Sculptural Essence, Bercroft Gallery, Auckland
  • NZ Home & Garden Sculpture Awards, Trust Stadium, Auckland

2010

  • West Coast Gallery, Auckland
  • Artisans at Huia, Huia Hall, Auckland
  • NZ Home & Garden Sculpture Awards, Trust Stadium, Auckland
  • Huia Infusion, Huia Hall, Auckland
  • Waitakere Open Studios, Fisher Lodge, Auckland
  • Waitakere Trust Art Awards, Corbans Estate Arts Centre, Auckland
  • NZ Sculpture OnShore, Fort Takapuna, Auckland
  • Muriwai Arts Trail, Muriwai, Auckland

2009

  • Arataki Visitor Centre, Auckland
  • Waitakere Open Studios, Fisher Lodge, Auckland
  • Huia Infusion, Huia Hall, Auckland
  • West Coast Gallery, Auckland
  • Hardware Cafe, Auckland

2008

  • Morgan Street Gallery, Auckland
  • Waitakere Open Studios, Fisher Lodge, Auckland
  • Huia Infusion, Huia Hall, Auckland

2007

  • Stanbeth House Gallery, Auckland
  • Morgan Street Gallery, Auckland
  • Cabbage Tree Dreaming, Upstairs Gallery, Auckland
  • Barossa, Auckland. Huia Infusion, Huia Hall, Auckland

2006

  • Graduation Show, Elam, Auckland

2005

  • Van Nelle Fabriek, Rotterdam
  • Kiwi Sauce, Amsterdam
  • Gallery Schijheilig, Amsterdam
  • De Witte Ruijter, Amsterdam
  • Gallery Walls, Amsterdam
  • De Swaeneburgh, Utrecht
  • Eindexamen Tentoonstelling, Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Academie voor Beeldende Vorming, Amsterdam

2004

  • Prinshendrikkade 25, Amsterdam
  • De Verassing, Utrecht
  • De Badcuyp, Amsterdam
  • Kokopeli, Amsterdam

2002

  • Sociale Verzekerings Bank, Amsterdam
  • Eindexamen Tentoonstelling, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam

Symposiums

  • Wood Sculpture Live, Lake House Arts Centre, 2013
  • Uxbridge Sculpture Symposium, Barry Curtis Park, 2012
  • Wood Sculpture Live, Lake House Arts Centre, 2011

Publicity

  • 2014, NZ Sculpture OnShore, catalogue
  • 2013, Viva, newspaper
  • 2012, Art News New Zealand, magazine
  • 2012, NZ Sculpture OnShore, catalogue
  • 2011, E:Scape, Waitakaruru Sculpture Park, catalogue
  • 2011, North Shore Times, newspaper
  • 2011, Western Leader, newspaper
  • 2007, Western Leader, newspaper
  • 2005, Artxtra, catalogue
  • 2005, NRC Handelsblad, newspaper
  • 2004, Nederlandse Vakgroep Keramisten, magazine