Richard Maloy MFA

Lecturer / Pearce Gallery Coordinator


Richard Maloy received a MFA from Elam School of Fine Arts University of Auckland in 2001. He employs a multi-disciplinary practice working across photography, installation and video with performativity and process as central ideologies to his practice. Maloy has exhibited in many significant exhibitions including; Encounters, the curated section of Art Basel Hong Kong, 2016; Precarious Balance, the reopening exhibition of Center of Contemporary Art Christchurch, 2016; Freedom Farmers, a survey show of contemporary New Zealand art at the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2013; Asia Pacific Triennial, Queensland Art Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, 2012. Maloy has completed residencies at Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, 2017; Headlands Center of the Arts, San Francisco, 2010, where he traveled on a Fulbright Scholarship; Artspace Sydney, 2009. He has a number of works in collections including; The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia; Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki , Auckland; James Wallace Art Trust, Auckland & the Chartwell Collection Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, which includes All the things I did, 2013 an archive of all the work Maloy made as an art school student. Writings on Maloy work include; On the World Stage: Richard Maloy by Paris Lettau, Art Collector Australia 2017; The Force of Impotentiality: Richard Maloy and Bruce Nauman by Christopher Braddock, published in Performing Contagious Bodies, London,2013; Try Try and Try Again: the work of Richard Maloy by Martin Patrick, published in Broadsheet Contemporary Visual Art and culture, Australia, 2010. Richard Maloy is represented by Stark White Gallery, Auckland.