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AHSIN AHSIN is a multidisciplinary artist from Hamilton currently relocated to Carlton Melbourne. He recently graduated with a Bachelor of Media Arts Honours (First Class Honours) from Wintec. Ahsin has exhibited extensively throughout Aotearoa New Zealand in the Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Coromandel and currently showing at Tauranga Art Gallery with his first public gallery exhibition titled  “Neon Utopia” as part of the international show ‘MegaWorld.’ He has received significant commissions and has been invited to participate in international street art initiatives including a series in India. Ahsin is a prolific emerging artist compelled to create; his works are vibrant and dynamic, influenced by 1980s-90s sci-fi films and street art with a variety of artistic and pop culture references. His imagination distills into fantastic creatures and sigils, graffiti marks and gestures, suspended in hyperspace. He works his neo-pop style across a variety of surfaces that can be seen on the street in mural form and in galleries.

“I draw inspiration from the world around me, friends and life experiences.”



Solo Exhibitions 

Mar 2019 - Neon Utopia by Ahsin Ahsin,  Public Gallery solo exhibition Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga 

Feb 2019 -  Life’s Peachy, honours final hand in exhibition

May 2018 - Gucci by Ahsin Ahsin, Grand Opening of Freight Contemporary, Hamilton 

Oct 2018 -  Not for Sale, Wink Wink, Wallace Gallery Morrinsville - Community gallery

Jun 2017 - Let’s Get It,Solo show - Skinroom Gallery, Hamilton 

Jun 2017 - Limbo,, Wallace Gallery Morrinsville, Waikato


Group Exhibitions

Feb through September 2019 - MEGA WORLD, Tauranga Art Gallery

Mar 2018 - Robot vs Taniwha by Ahsin Ahsin & Temaranui Hotene, Zeus Gallery, Tauranga

Mar 2018 - Music Moves Me Trust  Exhibition at Takapo Estate, Cambridge 

Dec 2018 Urban Mauri touring show,Taneatua Gallery, Taneatua 

Nov 2018 - Paint my City project, Kumbh Mela, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India 

Sep 2018 - MINT collective exhibition MINT Whitianga, Coromandel, NZ

Feb 2017 - Pink Bit’s, Solo show - X block student gallery (wintec), Hamilton 

Mar 2017 - Boon Street Art Festival, Hamilton, public event 

May 2017 - True True, Group show, Calder and Lawson Gallery, Hamilton

Aug 2017 - The Cold Islander’s, Group show - Waikato Museum, Hamilton 

Sep 2017 group show at Ethos Cafe by Gaye Jurisich, Hamilton

Sep 2017 - Urban Mauri Touring group show - Skinroom Gallery, Hamilton 

Nov 2017 - End of Year showcase, School of Media Arts, X block student Gallery, Hamilton  

Nov 2016 - Black Hole, group show - Skinroom Gallery, Hamilton  


Published and Media

Garage Project Brewery NZ, FRESH IPA , August 2019

Uno magazine feature, April 2019

My Place, April 2019

Nexus Magazine, July 2018

Te Karere Media, Taneatua Skate Project, March 2017


Education

School of Media arts - Wintec, B.M.A (Honours) 1st Class Honors, 2019

School of Media arts 0 Wintec, B.M.A in Visual Arts, 2017