CLIVE HUMPHREYS – BIOGRAPHY
Clive Humphreys is a printmaker and painter whose work is represented in many private and public collections, Museum of New Zealand/Te Papa Tongarewa, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, The Hocken/Uare Taoka o Hākana – University of Otago, and Christchurch Art Gallery/Te Puna o Waiwhetu. Recently he has developed a focus on watercolour and drawing to explore the ancient primeval process of forest and landscape on Waiheke Island where he lives.His fascination with watercolour was the result of a research visit to London in 2012. His technical development of this medium is crucially informed by his stencil-making experience in printmaking.Clive graduated from Kingston College of Art and Design, London, in 1970. Since then, he has worked and exhibited extensively in New Zealand. In particular, he taught at the Dunedin School of Art from 1987-2019. In 2015, he was the recipient of a National Tertiary Teaching Excellence.
2021 Interview with Clive Humphreys