Researcher profile for Michael Greaves
Michael is a Senior Lecturer in the Painting studio and holds an MFA (distinction) in Painting, a BA in Art History & Theory, and a degree in Teaching. His research is is driven by the seemingly contradictory world of the maker, the object and the thing. His paintings combine the visual fact and the imaginary proposal of painting in a way that identifies a slippage in our visual sensations.
See a list of articles published in issues of: Scope: Contemporary Research Topics by this researcher.
Greaves, M. (2022) The Promise . . . and the Fall. Exhibited at Ogla Gallery, Dunedin New Zealand. 12th May - 1st June 2022. Exhibition Catalogue https://issuu.com/opresearch/docs/the_promise_and_the_fall https://online.op.ac.nz/industry-and-research/research/epublications/books/
Greaves, M., Schmidt, K., Schmidt, L., & Handling, E. (2022) NEW DUNEDIN PAINTING (redux) Exhibition Catalogue published by Otago Polytechnic Press. https://doi.org/10.34074/cata.221001
Michael Greaves, Edward Hanfling, Leoni Schmidt
Greaves, M. (2022) Sullivan's Objects. Solo Exhibition, Five Walls Gallery, Footscray, Melbourne, Nov 2 - 23. Exhibition of Five new paintings. Exhibition catalogue including essay by Bridie Lonie, Published by Otago Polytechnic Press.
Greaves, M. (2022) The Promise ... and the Fall. Exhibition of new work (Nine works) at OLGA Gallery, Dunedin. May 12 Jun 1, 2022
Greaves, M. (2022) Sullivan's Second Cloud Object (2022) Work exhibited in NEW DUNEDIN PAINTING (redux), Wave Project Space Oct 1 - 22 2022.
Schmidt, L., Greaves, M., Ditzel, L., Paterson, A., Chan, R. & Kilsby, A. (2021) Learner Capability Framework: A Validation Study, Report for Ako Aotearoa, Otago Polytechnic 978-0-908846-68-9 - Print 978-0-908846-69-6 - Online
Rhina Chan, Elizabeth Ditzel, Michael Greaves, Andy Kilsby, Amber Paterson, Leoni Schmidt
Greaves, M. (2021) Time Steals Some Things, But Gives Back Others. RDS Gallery, 6 Castle Street, Dunedin, New Zealand. 6-23rd October 2021 Essays published for the Exhibition by Michael Greaves and Hilary Radner. Reviewed and edited by emeritus Professor Alstair Fox. ISBN 978-0-473-59812-9 (softcover) ISBN 978-0-473-59813-6 (PDF)
Ditzel, L., Schmidt, L., Greaves, M., Kilsby, A. & Paterson, A. (2021) What learner capabilities contribute to graduates’ work readiness? OPSITARA Conference, 14-15 October, Ara, online.
Elizabeth Ditzel, Michael Greaves, Andy Kilsby, Amber Paterson, Leoni Schmidt
Greaves, M. (2020) Migrant Objects, Material Intelligences and Conditions of Space. Dunedin School of Art: Lunchtime Research Seminar, Online, 28 May 2020.
Kilsby, A., Paterson, A., Greaves, M., & Schmidt, L. (2020) Learner capability research and implementation at Otago Polytechnic. ITP Research Symposium, Online, 24 – 25 September 2020.
Michael Greaves, Andy Kilsby, Amber Paterson, Leoni Schmidt
Greaves, M. (2020) The other side of the lake. The Complete Entanglement of Everything Exhibition 28 Sept- 2 Oct also part of the Mapping the Anthropocene Symposium, Dunedin School of Art, 26-27 September.
Greaves, M. (2020) I Suddenly Remembered My Grandmothers' Words. Exhibition of painting at RDS Gallery Dunedin, 13/11/2020 - 07/12/2020
Greaves, M. (2020) The Yallop & Smith Memorial Exhibition 2020. Group show OLGA Gallery Dunedin 31/10/2020 - 07/12/2020
Schmidt, L., & Greaves, M. (2020) Learner Capability: Equipping New Zealand Learners fro the Changing Nature of Work. Full paper in published proceedings, ITP Research Symposium, Online, 24 – 25 September 2020. ISBN: 978-0-473-55021-9.
Michael Greaves, Leoni Schmidt
Greaves, M. (2020) A Condensed Moral Discourse. Exhibition Catalog Publication for the exhibition of Justin Spiers "Before there was hope" 14 August - 5 September, 2020. RDS Gallery, 6 Castle Street, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Greaves, M. (2020) Conversing with Pete Wheeler. Exhibition Catalog Publication for the exhibition of Pete Wheeler "Peter Wheeler: Folk Art of the Apocalypse" 3 July - 1 August, 2020. RDS Gallery, 6 Castle Street, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Greaves,M., & Hellendoorn,A. (2019) New Painting. Joint show, Melanie Roger Gallery, 1st May - 25th May 2019.
Greaves, M. (2019) Migrant Objects––Material Intelligence and Conditions of Space. Research Seminar in Visual Studies: Michael Greaves, Thursday 12 September 2019 5:00 for 5:30-7:00, room F209, F Block, Forth Street, Otago Polytechnic.
Schmidt, L. & Greaves, M. (Editors) (2019) Learner Capability Framework Reports (1-4). Reports of Ako Aotearoa National Project Fund Project.
Michael Greaves, Leoni Schmidt
Greaves, M.J. (2018) Landfall group show at the Otago Arts Society commemorating the publication Landfall, Otago Arts Society, Dunedin Railway Station, May 25 June 17.
Greaves, M.J. (2018) Meandering Along the Line of Paint Seminar presentation for the Post Graduate workshop programme at the Dunedin School of Art, 7th July Dunedin School of Art
Greaves, M. (2018) 45rpm, oil on jute, 66x76cm, 2018 The Wallace Awards finalist exhibiton, Pah Homstead Wallace Arts Trust, Auckland. September 4 - October 28, 2018.
Greaves, M.J. (2018) Contingency and the Institutividual June 27-29th 2018, Emily Carr University of Arts and Design, Vancouver, Canada http://artsinsociety.com/2018-conference/program
Greaves, M.J. (2018) The Day Brings Stange Relations. Solo exhibition in association with Inge Doesburg Gallery, The Daily Coffee Co. 366A Princess Street Dunedin New Zealand, April 6-20th 2018
Greaves, M. J. Marsh, S. (2017) Blush Blush at State Gallery 126 Valley Road Mt Eden. Auckland. I was invited to exhibit with Sinead Marsh in this the opeingin exhibition of the gallery State in Auckland. Craig Fereeborn curated this exhibition which presents to painters in conversation around the processes involved in painting and the subsequent relationships to the physical and imaginative worlds of the painters.
Greaves, M.J. Joseph, M. Lovell-Smith, A. Miles, K. D. Bardass, R. (2017) Spaces between. This edited book encompasses the first collection of curated shows at AS Gallery, a Post-Graduate Art Space in conjunction with Webb Farry Lawyers Dunedin. AS Gallery, Dunedin.
Greaves, M.J., Bramwell, A., De Jong, E., Eady, S., Freeborn, C., Kikkawa, M., Madill, P., Pieters, K., Spiers, J., Taylor, C., & Thomson, K. (2017) Southern Paradigms: Contemporary Dunedin. Curated by Craig Freeborn. The James Wallace Arts Trust, Pah Homestead, Auckland, New Zealand, 23 May - 16 July 2017.
Greaves, M.J. (2016) When Memory Becomes Excessive. Solo exhibition, AS Gallery, Dunedin. 2 September - 12 December.
Greaves, M.J. (2016) IN TRANSITION AT PRESENT. Dunedin School of Art Postgraduate Programmes Seminar Series, 2016.
Greaves, M. (2016) Questions for the Universe. Solo exhibition at the Inge Doesburg Gallery, Dunedin. April 1-9 2016. This was an invitation to exhibit by Inge Doesburg, Gallery Director.
Greaves M.J. (2015) The Image as Burden: Marlene Dumas at Foundation Beyeler Switzerland. Dunedin School of Art Research Seminar Programme, Otago Polytechnic 24 September. Invited to present by the Head of School/Research Coordinator Professor Leoni Schmidt.
Greaves, M.J. (2015) Economies of Aesthetics: Considering the terrain of Art and Design in new synergies. Art and Design Symposium, Dunedin School of Art, 16 - 17 October 2016.
Greaves, M. J. (2015) RAFT. TAKT International Artist Resedency Program, Friedrichshain, BERLIN, Germany. June 24th 2015. http://taktberlin.org/takt%20academy/workshops/Michael%20Greaves.htm
Greaves, M.J. (2014) I Am Brave Yet I Fear My Own Breath. Solo Exhibition, Ashburton Gallery 30 March - 5 May, Catalogue ISBN 978-0-473-30551-2.
Greaves, M.J. (2014) RAFT. Batti, ISBN 978-0-473-30553-6. https://natlib.govt.nz/records/35163730?search%5Bpath%5D=items&search%5Btext%5D=michael+greaves
Greaves, M.J. (2013) I am Brave Yet I fear My Own Breath Ashburton Art Gallery. Monday 15th April 2013
Greaves, M.J. (2013) Falling in love with a hologram. Limited editition artists book, Batti, ISBN 978-0-473-26690-5.
Greaves, M J. (2013) I Am Brave Yet I fear My Own Breath. Ashburton Art Gallery, 30 March - 5 May 2013. http://www.ashburtononline.co.nz/site/local-news/local-news/painter-explains-art-ideas-2.html. https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2013/i-am-brave-yet-fear-my-own-breath-michael-greaves/ashburton.
Greaves, M. J. & Foley, S. (2013) Into the Deep. Interview with Sam Foley to accompany 'Into the Deep', Whitespace Gallery Auckland, 19 March - 7 April 2013. http://issuu.com/whitespacecontemporaryart/docs/samfoleyintothedeep?e=7419874/1721870
Greaves. M. J. (2012) Speaking in Hushed Voices 373 George Street Dunedin March 13th 2012 http://www.michaeljgreaves.com/c/speaking-in-hushed-voices-2012
Greaves, M. (2012) Building Utopia, Group exhibition, Kusntraum Tapir Weserstrasse 11 10247 Berlin Friedrichshain,15th-23rd September 2012 http://taktberlin.org/gallery/exhibitions/2012/building%20Utopia.htm
Greaves, M. (2012) 2thepowerof2 Pyramid Scheme Xponential Art Avalanche, Group show, Sponsored by Sculpture Berlin and Uferhallen Kunstaktien, Flat LUX 5+5 03.08.2012, Body 10+5 10.08.2012, Spirit 15+5 17.08.2012, Creation 20+5 24.08.2012, Uferstraße 6,Wedding, Berlin 13357, Germany.
Greaves, M. (2011) Smoke and Mirrors: Painting, Isolation and Tradition. Ashburton Art Gallery, exhibitions program, floor talk to coincide with Show of work. October 1, 2011, 25mins. Invited speaker.
Greaves, M. J. (2011) Smoke and Mirrors: Painting, Isolation and Tradition: Europe 2010. Scope: Contemporary Research Topics (Art & Design), Vol 5&6, pp. 114-117. www.thescopes.org, peer reviewed.
Greaves, M. J., Cleverley, P., Sinclair, A. (2011) Smoke and Mirrors: Painting, Isolation and Tradition Ashburton Art Gallery. October - November 2011. 20 of my works exhibited. Selected on proposal.
Greaves, M. J. (2011) Will You Miss Me When I Burn? Dunedin School of Art Public Research Seminar programme at Otago Polytechnic. June 2010. 1hr.
Greaves, M. (2010) Will You Miss Me When I Burn. Dunedin School of Art Gallery at Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, New Zealand, May 6-14 2010. 14 paintings in oil on canvas and watercolour on paper.
Greaves, M., Cleverley, P., Sinclair, A. (2010) Smoke and mirrors: Painting, Isolation and Tradition. Dunedin School of Art Gallery. Art News NZ p35 ISSN 1174-1155. September 15 - October 1 2010. 20 of my works exhibited. Exhibition selected by committee. http://artathenaeum.wordpress.com/2010/10/02/smoke-and-mirrors-group-show/
Cleverly, P., Sinclair, A., Greaves, M. (2010) Smoke and Mirrors: Painting, Isolation and Tradition. Ashburton Art Gallery 1 Oct-6 Nov 2011, The Forrester Gallery Oamaru 28 Jan-4 March 2012, & The Eastern Southland Regional Gallery, Gore 28 April-16 June 2012.
Greaves, M. J. (2010) Seeing and ‘Seeing’: Painting, Isolation and Tradition. Dunedin School of Art Public Research Seminar programme at Otago Polytechnic, October 21st, 2010. 1hr.
Greaves, M. J. (2008) Painting after Painting: Losing Faith in the History of Painting. Scope: Contemporary Research Topics (Art & Design), Vol 3, pp. 162-167. www.thescopes.org, peer reviewed.
Greaves, M., Oettli, M., Keller, C. and Browne, R. (2008) "A True Report of Impressions of the 2008 Biennale of Sydney By Some Who Were There". Dunedin School of Art Public Research Seminar programme at Otago Polytechnic. 7th August, 2008, 20mins.
Wheeler, P., Lewis, G., Frost, P.J. & Greaves, M. (2006) WO WARST DO ADAM? Whitespace Gallery, 13 Nov-2 Dec. 4 works exhibited: 3 paintings and 1 drawing.
Greaves, M. J., Leuchs, I. (2006) Common Memory. The Peter Rae Gallery, Dunedin. Catalogue from the exhibition, essay by Hannah Burgess, 29 September-12 October 2006. 11 works.
Greaves, M. J. (2006) Pete Wheeler - Home Before Dark. Whitespace Gallery, 12 Crummer Road, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand. May 8th-27th 2006. 1-page exhibition catalogue essay examining Wheeler's usage of the found image in new work.
Greaves, M. J. (2005) Pete Wheeler - Vitamin P Whitespace Gallery, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand Mark Woolley Gallery, 120 NW 9th, Suite 210 Portland, OR 97209, U.S.A. NZ exhibition dates July/August U.S.A. exhibition Dates August 31 - 1 October 3 pages double sided with images 1084 words Exhibition catalogue essay for the Show Vitamin P
Greaves, M . J. (2005) Urban Life Year of the Built Environment 2005. Group Show, Shed 11, Queens Wharf, Jervois Quay, Wellington. 6-14 December. 2 Drawings, graphite on paper. Exhibition catalogue available
Greaves, M.J. (2005) Shifting Views. Group show, Gallery 33. 33 Helwick Street. Wanaka, New Zealand. 1 Drawing. exhibition invitation available
Greaves. M. J. (2005) Tacit. Peter Rae Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand. 2nd July - 20 July. 4 Drawings and 7 paintings. Exhibition invitation available
Greaves, M. J. (2005) Pete Wheeler - Citizen Painter. Catalogue Essay, The Art House Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand. March/April. Catalogue essay available
Greaves, M. J (2004) New Paintings The Peter Rae Gallery. Dunedin 10-28 July 11 paintings and 10 monotypes Catalogue was produced for the Peter Rae Gallery with an exhibition essay written by Penny Hunt, Assisstant Curator of Pictures, Hocken Library, Dunedin, now curatorial assisstant at The Gus Fisher Gallery Auckland. (see NRO 'New Paintings' 2004)
Greaves, M. J (2004) Departures The Morgan Street Gallery. Newmarket Auckland 28 May - 16 June 16 paintings oil on canvas Exhibition invitation available
Greave, M. J. Kaan,S. Beynon, C. & Shennan,D. (2003) X4 The Peter Rae Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand August 2003 4 paintings. Oil on Canvas
Greaves, M. J. (2003) New Work The Peter Rae Gallery, Dunedin New Zealand December 2003 2 paintings/drawings
Greaves, M. J. (2001) Eight is Enough - Emerging Dunedin Artist's CITE Gallery 4b Brown Street Ponsonby Auckland PO BOX 47-571 (no longer operating) 30 November-13 December 2002. 2 Paintings. Oil on canvas This exhibition was organised and curated by Sam Foley and the exhibiting artist's involved. The show introduced young and emerging Dunedin artist's to the Auckland art environment. The show featured in Art News New Zealand Summer Issue 2001. P. 34.