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Selected CV

Lives in Tāmaki Makaurau, Aotearoa.

From Wulgurukaba country (Black River, QLD, Australia).

 

Education

Presently

DocFA Candidate, University of Auckland, Elam, Tāmaki Makaurau, NZL.

2005

Masters of Fine Art, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, Los Angeles, USA.

2002

Honors year, Bachelor of Fine Arts, The Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, AUS.

2001

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography Major, V.C.A. Melbourne, AUS.

 

Exhibitions

2016

Te Ihu o Mataoho, St PAUL Street Gallery, Tāmaki Makaurau, NZL.

(In collaboration with: Cat Ruka, David Veart,  Fiona Jack, Kahu Tuwhare, Karamia Muller, Louisa Afoa, Martin Awa Clarke Langdon, Moana Waa, Molly Rangiwai McHale, Paula Booker, Qiane Matata-Sipu, Ralph Brown, Tosh Ahkit, SOUL and Te Wai-ō-Hua.)

2013

Body Rock, Film Archive, Tāmaki Makaurau, NZL.

(In collaboration with: Alex Richardson, Christopher L G Hill, Daniel Munn, Dieneke Jansen, Dylan John Scott, Ema Tavola, Fiona Amundsen,  Lindsay Benedict & Julia Brown Matthew Cowan, Natalie Medlock & Robbie Magasiva, Reuben Heller-Quintanilla & Lucreccia Quintanilla, and Vera Mey)

2012

Waack, Whine, Pop & Roll, Dog Park, Christchurch, NZL.

Mangere Mall, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, AUS.

2011

Mangere Bridge: 246 Meters, Fishbowl, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, NZL.

2010

Ah-round, SQUARE2 City Gallery Wellington, Wellington, NZL.

Failing, Falling, Flying, St Paul Street Gallery, Tāmaki Makurau, NZL.

Ah-round, Monte Vista, Los Angeles, USA.

2009

To Do, Sutton Gallery, Melbourne, AUS.

2007

Up With the Fall, Down on the Diagonal, Stills, Sydney, AUS.

 

Group Exhibitions//Screenings//Symposiums

2017

Ipu ki uta, ihu ki tai, ST PAUL St Symposium, Ihumātao, Tāmaki Makaurau,NZ.

Research Pavilion: The Utopia of Access, Sala del Camino, Venice, IT.

9X5 NOW, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, AUS.

2016

Repeat/Rotate/Reflect, Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga, NZL.

Art Sale for Phoenix, Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust, Tāmaki Makaurau, NZL.

Point of Hue, LOT23, Tāmaki Makaurau, NZL.

2015

The Future is a Do-Over, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, NZL.

Transoceanic Visual Exchange, Video Art Network Lagos, Lagos, NGA.

Transoceanic Visual Exchange, Fresh Milk, St. George, BAR.

The Brain, Te Uru, Titirangi, NZL.

Garden, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane, AUS.

Artists’ Film International 2014-2015, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, TUR.

2014

Other Waters, Te Tuhi, Auckland, NZL.

EAF Film Club, Edinburgh Arts Festival, Edinburgh, SCT.

What’s the Hurry? RAMP, Hamilton, NZL.

Saturate Every Atom, Mangere Arts Centre, South Auckland, NZL.

Carpet Burn, Papakura Gallery, South Auckland, NZL.

(In collaboration with Ashlin Frances Raymond, Phoenix Puleanga, and Samson Vaotuua.)

2013

TEZA screening event, Picture House, Christchurch, NZL.

Moving on Asia: Towards a New Art Network 2004- 2013, City Gallery Wellington, NZL.

Unearthing Delights/Odkrywanie zachwyca.  Long Gardens, Gdańsk, POL.

2012

In Spite of Ourselves: Approaching Documentary, The Dowse Art Museum, Wellington, NZL.

Hijacked 2: Australia/Germany, Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen, Mannheim, GER.

WWJD, Fresh Gallery Otara, South Auckland, NZL.

Urban Pictures, Ängelholm International Video Art Festival, Ängelholm, SWD.

In Spite of Ourselves: Approaching Documentary, St Paul St, Auckland, NZL         

2011

Focus Nouvelle-Zelande,People Television”, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FRA.

Remoteness, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, AUS.

2010

Hijacked 2: Australia/Germany, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne, AUS.

Manu toi; Artists and Messengers, Mangere Arts Centre, Mangere, NZL.

Hijacked 2: Australia/Germany, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, AUS.

2009

Photography Sell-out, Gus Fisher, Auckland, NZL.

International Photography, Gow Langsford, Auckland, NZL.

2008

The MGA Collection: Quite Earth, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne, AUS.

Down to Earth, Academy Gallery, Launceston, Tasmania, AUS.

2007

Vertigo, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth, AUS.

Perfect For Every Occasion, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Bulleen, AUS.

2006

Royal Alumni, Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington, NZL.

Light Sensitive, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, AUS.

In Cold Light, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, AUS.

 

Prizes//Grants//Collections

2017

Todd Trust Scholarship in Fine Arts, NZL.

2016

Albert-Eden Local Board Grant, NZL.

2015

MIT Study Grant, NZL.

2013

NZJEP Grant, Auckland, NZL.

2009

MGA Annual Fundraising Auction, Melbourne, AUS.

2008

Art Gallery NSW Collection, Sydney, AUS.

Monash Gallery of Art Collection, Melbourne, AUS.

 

Press//Publications//Media

2016

Rebecca Hobbs, Using food analogies to help explain the live volcanic field of Tāmaki Makaurau, LeRoy, Aotearoa, NZL.

2012

Megan Dunn, Let’s Get Physical: looking at the work of Rebecca Ann Hobbs,

Circuit Artist Film and Video, Aotearoa, NZL.

2011

Ema Tavola, Artist Profile: SOUTH, Issue #1, Manukau, NZL.

Barbara Ann Dover, Interrogating Reciprocal Gaze: the Animal and Human in Contemporary Art, PhD thesis, James Cook University, AUS.

Ema Tavola, Artist Profile//Rebecca Hobbs, Eyeline Magazine, Issue #74 2011, Brisbane, AUS.

Anne Marsh, Look: Contemporary Australian Photography Since 1980, Monash University, Victoria, AUS.

2010

Ema Tavola, Liquid Lady Swagger, Manu Toi Catalogue, NZL.

2009

Mario Cresci, Future Images, Radu Stern Publisher, ITA.

2006

Isobel  Crombie, Light Sensitive, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, AUS.

Jeff Khan, Rebecca Ann Hobbs, UN. Magazine #6, Melbourne, AUS.

Rebecca Hobbs, Failure and Fountains, Ramp, Hamilton, NZL.