New Zealand 20th Century
Brett Taylor paints, draws, and sculpts from his studio at Pikowai Beach, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.
His art career began with portrait commissions for a decade. The development of his own bronze casting foundry gave room for a new level of insight to his much loved figures.
This led to extensive figurative tuition throughout New Zealand
His work is held in many national and international collections.
2014 Solo exhibition 15 pieces combining cast glass and cast bronze figurative and conceptual, following a theme of native species in this region on the edge of extinction.
2009 ‘Beauty for Ashes’ – Solo exhibition of contemporary life sized figurative work and paintings
2008 Zohar Gallery Exhibition
2007 Mills Reef Winery – Exhibited life size sculpture
2006 Aotea Centre, Auckland – Group exhibition
2005 Taupo Museum and Gallery - Large solo exhibition of fifty drawings, sculptures & paintings - Taupo Museum & Art Gallery.
2010 Aesthete Gallery began representing Brett and his work has been included in many group shows since then.
2011 Completion and installation of Taupo public work sculpture – 7 metre high in Matai and cast bronze.
2006 Commissioned and delivered sculpture to Washington D C, United States.
Watch Brett Taylor casting and talking about his sculptures
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