Richard Maloy MFA

Lecturer / Pearce Gallery Coordinator


Born in 1977, Auckland, New Zealand.

Richard Maloy received a MFA from Elam School of Fine Arts University of Auckland in 2001, and in 2010 completed a Fulbright Scholarship based in California. He has been an active arts practitioner within New Zealand for over ten years and is currently an ARTSPACE board member. Maloy employs a multi disciplinary practice with performativity and process as central ideologies too much of his work. His recent exhibitions include; Asia Pacific Triennial, Museum of Modern Art, Brisbane, 2012; Scape Biennial, Christchurch, 2011; 20th Century New Zealand Art: Works From the Collection, Auckland Art Gallery, 2011; Catching Trucks, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne, 20011; Ready to Roll, City Gallery Wellington, 2010; Raw Workings, ARTSPACE, Auckland, 2009. Maloy has held residencies at Artspace, Sydney and Headlands Center of the Arts, San Francisco. He has a number of works in collections including; The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Auckland Art Gallery; Chartwell Collection, Auckland; James Wallace Art Trust, Auckland. Recent writings include; Try Try and Try Again: the work of Richard Maloy by Martin Patrick, published in Broadsheet; Contemporary Visual Art and culture, Australia, 2010; The Force of Impotentiality: Richard Maloy and Bruce Nauman by Christopher Braddock, published in Performing Contagious Bodies, London, 2012; Never Not Working an artist interview by Michael Ned Holt, self published, 2012.