Roger Boyce

Senior Lecturer in PaintingRoger Boyce

Fine Arts, Block 3, Room 305
Internal Phone: 95563
I employ caricature, parody, irreverence, eros, observation & embroidered transcription to buffer the mortal inevitabilities we all inevitably suffer.

Qualifications

Research Interests

Roger Boyce has enjoyed one person exhibitions in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Paris, Melbourne, Sydney, Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland and has been included in exhibitions at the Sao Paulo Bienal, Brazil, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, PS 1, The Clocktower, New York, Creative Time, Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage, New York, FIAC-Decouvert at the Grand Palais, Paris, The Drawing Centre, New York, and Otis Parsons Art Institute Los Angeles.

Boyce’s work is represented in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, the deYoung Museum, San Francisco, the Dallas Museum of Art ,Christchurch Art Gallery, the Grey Art Gallery, New York University, and the University Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley.

Awards include a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Fellowship, a Mid-Atlantic Foundation, National Endowment to the Arts Grant, a Harnish Foundation Fellowship, and a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Nomination.

He has taught studio and seminar courses at Smith College, Princeton University, and Carnegie Mellon University and now lectures in Painting at The School of Fine Arts, University of Canterbury. Boyce has organised and curated exhibitions in New York, New England, Australia and New Zealand.

Boyce has also contributed critical writing to Art in America, Sculpture, Art New Zealand, Artnet and White Fungus among other publications.

Recent Publications

  • Boyce R. (2018) Room. Artist: Suite Gallery, Wellington New Zealand. 5-6 Sep 2018. [Oil and acrylic polymer on board].
  • Boyce R. (2018) Spring 1883. Artists: Hotel Winsor, Melbourne, Australia. 1-4 Aug 2018. [Oil and acrylic polymer on board].
  • Atkins R., Bard P., Babcock J., Boyce R., Champagne L., Desiderio V., Evans N., Finkelperal T., Finley K. and Goodman J. (2016) Cobalt Myth Mechanics - EYE #14 Acquired by the Drawings and Prints Department Museum of Modern Art, New York 1986 collaborative work taken into the MOMA permanent collection Henry Church Fund Acquired 2016 by MOMA. Contributing/collaborating artist. Editor of previous EYE #13 and selector of subsequent organizer (: Commissioned by Museim of Modern Art permanent Collection - Department of Drawings and Prints. [Artist's book - made up of bound original works by 17 collaborating artists. Organized by Paul H.O., collected by the Museum of Mdern Art, New York, in 2016 via the Henry Church Fund.].
  • Boyce R., Atkins R., Bard P., Babcock J., Champagne L., Desiderio V., Evans N., Finkelperal T., Finley K. and Goodman J. (2016) Cobalt Myth Mechanics - EYE #14 Acquired by the Drawings and Prints Department. Contributing/collaborating artist. Editor of previous EYE #13 and selector of subsequent organizer (: Commissioned by Museim of Modern Art permanent Collection - Department of Drawings and Prints. Museum of Modern Art, New York. [Artist's book - made up of bound original works by 17 collaborating artists. Organized by Paul H.O., collected by the Museum of Mdern Art, New York, in 2016 via the Henry Church Fund.].
  • Boyce R. (2014) MUSE. 50 painting installation exhibited at the Melbourne Art Fair, in Collaboration with Suite Gallery, Wellington, NZ. Artist: Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne, Australia. [Paintings - installation of 50 painted tondos. Melbourne Art Fair. Based on images harvested from international dating website profiles. Tondo format.].