Shannon Novak is an artist based in Auckland, New Zealand. He works in painting, sculpture, and installation, with a focus on using geometric forms to explore his deep and abiding interest in the interrelationships between sound, colour, form, time, space, and social context.
He has been engaged in public commissions in Auckland, New Plymouth, and Denver, and co-founded West gallery at The University of Auckland in 2012. His work has been shown internationally in venues such as the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Ningbo Museum of Art, and Georgia Museum of Art. He completed a residency at the Atlantic Center for the Arts in 2016.
Shannon completed a residency at CentralTrak, The University of Texas at Dallas Artists Residency in 2011, has been engaged in public commissions in Auckland, New Plymouth, and Denver, and co-founded West gallery at The University of Auckland in 2012.
Raimana Jones graduated in 2014 with a Master of Architecture (Professional) at the University of Auckland. Since then, He has been lecturing at AUT, teaching digital fabrication and running a design studio paper. Jones also started his own company, Atelier Jones Design, a company that develops objects from local materials through a combination of contemporary digital manufacturing techniques and traditional handcrafting. His design process, shapes, and material compositions are influenced by the profession of architecture itself but on a much smaller scale.
This project is supported by: