Works in the database
585
Works with images
402
Works with multiple sales
55

Past Sales

Kava Bowl & Moonlit Landscape
3 Friends in the Park
Deity Full Moon & Stars

Sales by Medium

Works on Paper
Sold 236 works for
$208,314
Paintings
Sold 108 works for
$181,394
Prints & Graphics
Sold 44 works for
$14,338

Where to buy or sell art works by Gavin Chilcott

Auction Houses

Webb's
Sold 136 works for
$175,428
Dunbar Sloane
Sold 93 works for
$93,257
Art+Object
Sold 70 works for
$83,153

Gavin Chilcott (1950 -) was born in Auckland and studied at the University of Auckland’s Elam School of Fine Arts from 1968 - 70. His first exhibition was at the Barry Lett Gallery in 1976 and since then he has exhibited widely throughout New Zealand and Internationally. In 1992 he was the Trustbank Canterbury/Arts Council Artist in Residence at the Christchurch Arts Centre and has been a recipient of numerous QEII grants. Chilcott lives and works in Wellington, New Zealand, and although primarily a painter, Chilcott has worked in other media such as ceramics, rugs, furniture, as well as lithography and sculpture. His work is held in the collections of many public art institutions in New Zealand and Australia.

Gavin Chilcott is one of the most prolific of the artists listed in our database, with the number of works offered for sale by auction since 1988 of 585, of which 391 (67%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $14,908 for Memento Mori (Dead kings) sold by Webb's in September 2022. This year 8 works have been offered for sale. Works by Gavin Chilcott are held by the Museum Of New Zealand, Auckland Art Gallery and a further three major public national galleries (see list below).

Gavin Chilcott is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • McGahey, Kate. The Concise Dictionary of New Zealand Artists Painters Printmakers Sculptors, Gilt Edge Publishing, Wellington, New Zealand, 2000. Page 44
  • The Find New Zealand Artists web site: a database of artist names that directs researchers to the rich resources found in New Zealand's libraries, art society exhibition histories and published sources.

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