Nina van der Voorn (b. 1987) is an art photographer from Wellington, New Zealand, currently living and working in Europe. After graduating from Massey University in 2009, Nina moved to the Tasman district of New Zealand and founded an exhibition space in December 2010, (Nina van der Voorn Gallery), presenting 9 shows, of which she was part of 7. Her practice is currently concerned with reality, science, the human imagination, and the communication of fact.

Education

2005 – 2009 Bachelor of Photographic Design, First Class Honours

Selected Exhibitions

2013

Other echoes, Dunedin Botanic Gardens, curated by Blue Oyster Gallery

2012

Enclave (Tim Wraight & Nina van der Voorn), The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson

Four Takes on Photography, Bartley & Company Art, Wellington

Show IX (Andrea Gardner & Nina van der Voorn), Nina van der Voorn Gallery, Motueka

Professor Ehakat von Hochstetter & the Fabricarus Society (Nina van der Voorn), Nina van der Voorn Gallery, Motueka

2011

Show VI (Emilie Lindsten, Andrew Beck & Nina van der Voorn), Nina van der Voorn Gallery, Motueka

Show IV (Frank Habicht, Christian Nyampeta, Matthew Gleeson, Lucy McLean, Emma Anderson, Nina van der Voorn), Nina van der Voorn Gallery, Motueka

Show III (Ann Shelton, Kate Woods, Catherine Caudwell, Nina van der Voorn) Nina van der Voorn Gallery, Motueka

Transitional Photography (Christian Nyampeta, Nina van der Voorn, Nicol Viziolo, Sophie Dutton, Bronwyn Parker-Rhodes & Emilie Lindsten), For Sale Showspace, London

Land Ashore (Anne Noble, Kate Woods, Amelia Hitchcock & Nina van der Voorn), Bartley + Company Art, Wellington

Bees Forever: The Future of Bee Construction (Catherine Caudwell, Deb Tuckey & Samantha Wallis), Enjoy Gallery, Wellington – essay component

2010

Show II (Craig Potton, Tim Wraight, Nina van der Voorn), Nina van der Voorn Gallery, Motueka

Show I (Andrew Beck, Catherine Caudwell, Nina van der Voorn), Nina van der Voorn Gallery, Motueka

2009

Catholic bodies (Catherine Caudwell, Nina van der Voorn, Nicola Kurton, Shane McGrath, Amy Sisson, Alice Skinner), Bartley + Company Art, Wellington

The Urban Workshop: Cuba St Portraits, Enjoy Gallery, Wellington

Further Achievements

2009 – Purchase of Beyond the ashes series by Massey University Albany for their public collection

2004 – Katherine Mansfield Literature Award

2003 – Katherine Mansfield Literature Award

Kingdom of Klah stories, illustrations & screenprints: www.kingdom-of-klah.com

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