This website has been created as a result of Massey University funded research carried out by curator Stuart Shepherd into New Zealand Self-Taught and Visionary art.
The research included a nation-wide survey and the collection of over 3000 slides of 2- and 3-dimensional works from previously unknown artists.
This website aims to create a context for these (and subsequently documented) works, by way of a proposed taxonomy and publication of critical writing on the forms, artists and exhibitions…
27 Feb 2009 The Stuart Shepherd Gallery will be exhibiting at The Fountain Art Fair Mar 5-8 2009, Pier 66 26th St. Hudson River Park, New York (just where that plane came down).
23 Jan 2009 Positive reviews of The Stuart Shepherd Gallery showing at the New York International Outsider Art Fair…
14 Dec 2008 The Stuart Shepherd Gallery will be exhibiting at the 2009 New York International Outsider Art Fair: Jan 9-11 2009. This is the first time that works from New Zealand will be exhibited at the art fair. Works will be available for sale by artists including: Martin Thompson, Jim Dornan, Andrew Blythe, Reece Tong, and Ray Ritchie.
For more information on the survey or website, email: