Darragh is a highly
respected New Zealand artist renowned for her brightly colored sculptural
assemblages of found objects, recycled items, industrial materials, collage,
photography, video, and poster art. She has played a significant role in
the development of ARTSPACE, Auckland, the independent artist-run space
Teststrip, Auckland and Cuckoo. She has exhibited widely and her works are held
in various major collections, including Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna O
Waiwhetu, Christchurch; Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington;
Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland; and Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth.
In 2004 the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa featured a major
retrospective of her work curated by Natasha Conland and entitled Judy Darragh: So… you made it?. Darragh is represented by
Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch and Two Rooms Gallery Auckland. Read
more at tworooms.co.nz.