CV

J. GABRIEL MONTEJO

EDUCATION

MSA Sydney College of the Arts

BFA Virginia Commonwealth University

SELECT EXHIBITIONS

2018 How to Drink Conflicting Water, Istanbul Performance Art. Online Exhibition

V+, Feasta 2018. Christchurch

2017 Pick n Mix, XCHC

Mayfield Residence, Ashburton Art Gallery

Everyday Lines, Hastings City Art Gallery

We are Expecting (performance collaboration with Kaur ChiMuk), Blind Date, Dilana Gallery. Christchurch

Shared Lines, Wellington

Making Space, CoCA, Christchurch

2016 Industrial Waltham, XCHC, Christchurch

Precarious Nature, CoCA, Christchurch

Message in a Bottle, Life Aquatic- 1st Thursday, Christchurch

The Alchemists, 1st Thursday, Christchurch

2015 National Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, Hamilton

Wee Shocial, XCHC. Chirstchurch

Pay for the Printer, Triple Major. Shanghai

unCAGed, former Christchurch Art Gallery

Dirty Laundry, Battersea Street. Sydenham

Robot Parade, First Thursday. Sydenham

Six Pack, Beer Library, First Thursday. Sydenham

2014 Multi-cultural Exhibition, Eastside Gallery, Linwood

Box Social, Art Box. Christchurch

The Christchurch International residency for Artists, various locations

tiny.mural, Cashel and High

One Man Band Parade, Christchurch Performance

In Case Of..., various locations- ongoing

Sound Garden, Gap-filler

Milk Fight, 100 Peterborough Street, Christchurch

Mothers, First Thursday Performance. Honey Pot. Sydenham

2013 OPP, Chambers241. Christchurch

House Music, Rekindle. Christchurch

¿Qué es dibujo? ¿Qué es pintura?, Museo De Artes Visuales de UJTL. Bogota, Colombia

Lucky 13. Ark Modular, Christchurch.

Bring A Plate, Performance Arcade. Wellington

Fono Stupido, as part of Art Beat's The Social. Re:Start, Christchurch

Shake it up, SoFA Gallery. Christchurch

[IN]Box, Artbox Gallery. Christchurch

2012 Flour Burning Performance for Luxcity. Christchurch

Il Buono, Il Brutto, Il Cattivo, Blue Oyster. Dunedin

Goat in a Bikini, None Gallery. Dunedin

The Art of Photography, San Diego Art Institute. San Diego, California

New Zealand Sculpture OnShore 2012, Fort Takapuna. Auckland

Shared Lines, Sendai Mediatheque. Japan

Shared Lines, Birdo Flugas. Miyagi, Japan

Papergirl, Supafast Building. Dublin Ireland

Wushu Wandering TrossTross, Dilana Gallery. Christchurch

2011 Poltergeist, White Elephant Arts. Melbourne

Crypto Kidisms, Dalgety Street. Christchurch

Metonymy, Corban Estate Art Centre. Auckland

Nah It's Only Gaby, ABC. Christchurch

Pate Canapé, Rice and Beans. Dunedin

Solid Gold, SoFA Gallery, Christchuch

2010 Free For All, Ramp Gallery. Hamilton

Takeaways, High Street Project. Christchurch

NZ Sculpture Onshore, North Shore City, Auckland

2009 Best Before, RM Gallery. Auckland

Je t’door, GallleryGallery. Christchurch

Before Dust, Gilt. Christchurch

2008 Botoxicated, The Physics Room Kiosk. Christchurch

NZ Sculpture Onshore. Curated by Rob Garrett. North Shore City, Auckland

Outside the Square, SFA Gallery, University of Canterbury. Christchurch

2007 Simply New Zealand, Equippers Hall. Napier

2006 Stems, Exit Gallery. Sydney College of Art. Rozelle, New South Wales

Post-it, Peloton Gallery. Sydney, NSW

2005 12x12, ADA Gallery. Richmond, Virginia

2004 Faculty Show, The Hand Workshop Gallery. Richmond, VA

47th Annual National Exhibition, Rocky Mount Art Center. North Carolina

April 2004 All Media Show, Art Works. Richmond, VA

2003 The Earth Knows My Name. Sitka Center. Otis, Oregon

2000 Who Ganders? Bradford-Renick Gallery. Richmond, VA

Sculpture 15th Annual, James Center. Richmond, VA

Small Works Show, 1708 Gallery. Richmond, VA

Juried Student Fine Arts Exhibition, Anderson Gallery. Richmond, VA

1999 PaTí (installation project), Biggs Building. Richmond, VA

1998 Photo Exhibition, Main Exposure Gallery. Richmond, Virginia

RESIDENCIES

2003 Millay Colony for the Arts. (September) Austerlitz, New York

Sitka Center for Art. (Feb-May) Otis, Oregon

2002 Hambidge Center for the Arts (December) Rabun Gap, Georgia

FELLOWSHIPS / GRANTS / SCHOLARSHIPS

2012 Creative Communities Wellington Funding

2004 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship

2002 Anderson Ranch Arts Center. Snowmass Village, Colorado

Santa Fe Art Institute. Santa Fe, New Mexico

2000 Jose Puig Award, Virginia Commonwealth University

Peachtree Award in the Visual Arts, VCU

Honors Program Grant, VCU

1999 Dean’s Scholarship, VCU

Charles C. Renick Award, VCU

1994 Frances Wolfson Scholarship, Miami-Dade, Florida

92-94 Fine Arts Grant, Miami-Dade, FL

REVIEW ARTICLES

20 Nov 2017 Kai and culture: Food stories from Aotearoa. Brie Sherow. Freerange Press, Wellington

29 Oct 2014 Creative Thinkers of Christchurch: Gaby Montejo, Brie Sherow. Pantograph Punch, Auckland

2 Oct 2013 Montejo At Chambers, Andrew Paul Wood. Eye Contact. Auckland, NZ

17 Aug 2011 Action at ABC, by Creon Upton. Eye Contact.

17 May 2006 It’s all flour and smoke, by Natalie Oliveri. Parramatta Sun. Blacktown, NSW

14 May 2003 Two artists, two views at Sitka, by Gail Kimberling. The News Guard. Lincoln City, OR

28 April 2000 Who Ganders? I Do, by Leslie H. Punchline Magazine. Richmond, Virginia

OTHER NOTEWORTHY ACTIVITIES

2011 -ongoing coordinator/collaborator in The Social- Artists Collective. Christchurch

2008-2012 Workshop Technician at University of Canterbury's School of Fine Arts. Christchurch, NZ

2006 Intern, Artspace Gallery. Woolloomooloo, New South Wales

Fabrication for Artist Fikret Atay’s installation. Biennale of Sydney

2005 Assistant to Sculptor Mark Haywood, Sculpture by the Sea Exhibition. Bondi, NSW

2003 11m mural. Richmond Ballet’s The Nutcracker. Landmark Theater, Virginia

2001 Design and fabrication of body Prosthetics for Dance Choreographer Judith Steel. Virginia