Anne Rush

Anne Rush has been a full-time artist based in Nelson since 1983.  She also has extensive experience in regional art projects and events, being recognised with a MNZM in the 2004 Queen's Honours list. 

Anne Rush

b. 1950 (Gore)

 NB:      All solo exhibitions unless specified

1970    Christchurch Teacher's College (art major)

              with distinction

1983    Group exhibition, Gallery One, Nelson

1984    Still Life, Gallery One, Nelson

            Domestic Rooms, Chez Eelco, Nelson

1985    CSA Gallery, Christchurch

            Anne Rush, Galerie Legard (later Brooker Gallery),


1986    Approach to Watercolour. 

             Group exhibition at CSA Gallery,


            Group Christmas Show, Brooker Gallery,


1987    Brooker Gallery, Wellington

            Form and Spirit – Paintings by Anne Rush and     

             Ceramics by Steve Fullmer

            The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson

1988    Loft Gallery, Motueka

1989    Loft Gallery, Motueka

            Brooker Gallery, Wellington

1990    CSA Gallery, Christchurch

            Loft Gallery Motueka

1991    Canterbury Galery Christchurch

            Brooker Gallery, Wellington

1992    Loft Gallery, Motueka

1993    Brooker Gallery, Wellington

            Women's Suffrage Exhibition,

            curated exhibition, The Suter Art Gallery

            Journeys, Aiganthe Gallery, Timaru

1994    Nelson Connections, group exhibition,

             Whakatane Art Gallery

            Loft Gallery, Motueka

1995    Journeys, The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson

2004    Slow Art: Christine Boswijk, Sally Burton, Austin Davies, Anne Rush

              and Maree Simburgh-Höglund,

             The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson

2005    Fine, Nelson artists group exhibition, Shed 11,


2006    Arum, Red Gallery, Nelson

            Fine, Nelson artists group exhibition, Shed 11,


Public collections

Ministry of Women's Affairs, Wellington, New Zealand Foreign Affairs, Australia, New Zealand Foreign Affairs, Saudi Arabia, Southland Art Gallery


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