Susan doesn’t speak with words, but shares much of her world through extraordinary drawings.
Born in New Zealand in 1951, King stopped speaking between the ages of four and nine. She drew prolifically until gradually stopping in her thirties. In 2008, almost twenty years later, she resumed her work, picking up where she left off. Since then, King has continued her remarkable output of drawings in graphite, pencil, crayon, ink, and pens of various types. Intense, whimsical, wide-ranging, and haunting, her references and subjects dare us to interpret them in any logical way.
Susan Te Kahurangi King’s first solo gallery exhibition in Europe at the Marlborough Contemporary, London, 1 June – 1 July 2017.
“Drawing with Susan” is an interactive group drawing workshop. This event was held at Marlborough Contemporary, London, on 3 June 2017.read more
Susan Te Kahurangi King features in ProjectArt’s “My Kid Could Do That” public exhibition and children’s art workshop in New York, 29 April 2017.read more
Looking Back / The 11th White Columns Annual, selected by Anne Doran.read more
Susan Te Kahurangi King at the Outsider Art Fair New York 2017.read more
“Margins Beyond” featuring Susan Te Kahurangi King at Kirk Hopper Fine Art (Dallas, TX). 14 Jan – 11 Feb 2017.read more
All Lines Converge, 17 Dec 2016 – 20 Mar 2017, Susan Te Kahurangi King at Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
Susan Te Kahurangi King at Govett-Brewster Art Gallery (New Plymouth, NZ): 17 Dec 2016 – 20 Mar 2017.read more