The Curatorial Panel for Sculpture in the Gardens Outdoor show 2019 – 2020:
Rachel de Lambert
Rachel is a Landscape Architect and partner at Boffa Miskell with more than 25 years practice experience in Auckland. She has extensive experience in open space and public realm design as well as in collaboration with artists, including sculptors, in public design projects. Rachel also has a strong personal interest in the arts and together with her landscape architectural skills, brought an eye for challenging the contextual aspect of sculptural work to the curatorial team. The 2019/20 Sculpture in the Gardens exhibition is Rachel’s fifth as part of the curatorial panel.
Linda has worked as a curator since 1989 at Waikato Museum, the Hocken at the University of Otago and at the Gus Fisher Gallery at the University of Auckland. She has been the judge of the Waiheke Art Award, Waitakere Art Award and Waikato Painting and Printmaking Award and has taught at Unitec School of Design and Dunedin School of Art. Linda is currently the Convenor of the Museums and Cultural Heritage programme at the University of Auckland.
Brett Graham is a sculptor who creates large scale artworks and installations that explore indigenous histories, politics and philosophies. Of Ngāti Korokī Kahukura and Pakeha descent, Graham grew up a short distance from the Auckland Botanic Gardens and currently resides in Waiuku.