Miranda Parkes was born in New Zealand in 1977 and graduated with a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Canterbury’s Ilam School of Fine Arts in 2005. A contemporary artist mainly working with acrylic on canvas, she was the recipient of the Olivia Spencer Bower Foundation Art Award of $NZ30,000 in 2013. In 2016 she became the 49th recipient the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship in Dunedin, New Zealand's longest-standing and most prestigious contemporary art award, which provided a 12 month artist's residency with a studio and the salary of a full-time university lecturer. She currently exhibits throughout New Zealand.
The total number of works by Miranda Parkes offered for sale by auction since 2000 is 41, of which 26 (63%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $9,856 for Licker sold by Art+Object in May 2020. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023. Works by Miranda Parkes are held by the Christchurch Art Gallery.
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