1962

Born Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand.
Kāi Tāhu, Kāti Mamoi, Kāti Waewae, Pākehā.

Selected Solo exhibitions

1986

Local Anxieties

33 1/3 Gallery, Wellington, NZ

1987

 

New Histories for Secondary Cities

33 1/3 Gallery, Wellington, NZ

1989

Something Stirs in the Heart of the City

Artspace, Auckland, NZ

2000

Elsewhere

City Gallery, Wellington, NZ
Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, NZ

2001

Skylight

Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui, NZ
Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, NZ

2003

Hikoi

Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, NZ

Vacation

Bartley Nees Gallery, Wellington, NZ

2004

Making Something out of Nothing

Millennium Gallery, Blenheim, NZ

2005

From The Clinic

Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, NZ

The Clinic / Te Whare o Rangiora

Bartley Nees Gallery, Wellington, NZ

2006

Interiors

McNamara Gallery Photography, Whanganui, NZ

2007

The Vault (part one)

Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, NZ

Neil Pardington: Rehutai Series

Christchurch Art Gallery, Te Puna O Waiwhetu,
Christchurch, NZ

 2008

The Vault (part two) 

McNamara Gallery Photography, Whanganui, NZ

The Vault (part three)

Suite, Wellington, NZ

2009

The Wet Room

Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, NZ

From The Vault

Auckland Festival of Photography
Snowhite Gallery
Auckland, NZ

The Vault (part four)

Suite, Wellington, NZ

The Vault

Nadene Milne Gallery
Arrowtown, NZ

The Vault: Neil Pardington

Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu
Christchurch, NZ

2010

Neil Pardington: The Vault

GRANTPIRRIE, Sydney, Australia

The Vault: Neil Pardington

Otago Museum, Dunedin, NZ

2011

The Vault: Neil Pardington

City Gallery, Wellington
Wellington, NZ

Te Whare o Kāi Tāhu

Suite, Wellington, NZ

Contemporary Mythologies, Selected Works: 1998–2005

Suite City Gallery, Wellington, NZ

Selected Group exhibitions

1985

Anzart ’85

Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland, NZ

1986

Content/Context

National Art Gallery, Wellington, NZ

Auckland/Halifax Exchange

Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, Canada

1987

New Films/New Zealand

Image Forum, Tokyo, Japan

1989

Art Too

National Library Gallery, Wellington, NZ

1990

United Banking Group/
Sarjeant Gallery Photographic Award

Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui, NZ

1992

Scenes From Real and Imaginary Lives

City Gallery, Wellington, NZ

1998

Media(tion): New Zealand Photographies

Blair Wakefield Exhibitions, Wellington, NZ

1998

Visa Art Award

City Gallery, Wellington, NZ

1999

1999 Visa/Wallace Art Award

City Gallery, Wellington, NZ

2001

Waikato Art Awards

Waikato Museum of Art and History, Hamilton, NZ

2002

Waikato Art Awards

Waikato Museum of Art and History, Hamilton, NZ

2003

The Caravan

McNamara Gallery Photography, Wanganui, NZ & Pataka Museum of Arts & Cultures, Porirua, NZ

Lightwork

Pataka Porirua Museum of Arts & Cultures, Porirua, NZ

Te Puawai O Ngai Tahu

Christchurch Art Gallery, Te Puna O Waiwhetu
Christchurch, NZ

Waikato Art Awards

Waikato Museum of Art and History, Hamilton, NZ

2004

Public Private / Tumatanui Tumataiti The 2nd Auckland Triennial

Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland NZ

Telecom Prospect 2004

City Gallery Wellington, Wellington NZ

Recent Photographs

Bartley Nees Gallery, Wellington NZ

2005

2 Blair Street Opening

Bartley Nees Gallery, Wellington NZ

Photo–London 2005 (with McNamara Gallery Photography)

London, UK

Verbatim: Revelation to Oblivion

Lopdell House Gallery, Auckland (2005) and National Library Gallery, Wellington (2006)

2006

Triple Candy

Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, NZ

2007

Four by Ten: Forty Years of Gifts & Acquisitions at the Hocken

(1966 –2006) Hocken Collections Dunedin

Opening Exhibition

Bartley + Company Art, Wellington, NZ 

Pakeha Now!

The Suter Te Aratoi Whakatu, Nelson, NZ

Of Deities or Mortals

Christchurch Art Gallery, Te Puna O Waiwhetu
Christchurch, NZ 

2008 

Kura Kura Ngai Tahu

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, NZ

Wunderbox

Christchurch Art Gallery, Te Puna O Waiwhetu
Christchurch, NZ

 2009

Unpacking My Library

Te Tuhi, Auckland, NZ

Animal Farm, Four Legs Good, Two Legs Bad

Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua
Whanganui, NZ

Creature Discomforts

Suter Art Gallery
Nelson, NZ

Snare / Mahanga

Christchurch Festival of the Arts
Canterbury Museum
Christchurch, NZ

 2010

Mortality

Australian Centre for Contemporary Art
Melbourne, Australia

Mercury Rising

Jonathan Smart Gallery
Christchurch, NZ

Pink Flamingos

Suite City Gallery, Wellington, NZ