Rosanna Raymond

Rosanna Raymond (born 1967) is a New Zealand artist, poet, and cultural commentator.

Rosanna Raymond
Born1967 (age 5152)
Auckland, New Zealand
NationalityNew Zealander


Raymond was born in 1967 in Auckland, New Zealand.[1][2]


Raymond is a member of the Pacific and Māori collective, Pacific Sisters.[3]

In 2010 Raymond launched the SaVAge K'lub project at the Queensland Art Gallery. The project in an installation space that has hosted artworks, spoken word, and performance art from over twenty five artists, including Ani O'Neill, Grace Taylor, and Suzanne Tamaki.[2]

In 2008, with Amiria Manutahi Salmond, Raymond published Pasifika Styles: Artists Inside the Museum.[4]

Raymond is an Honorary Research Associate at the Department of Anthropology and Institute of Archaeology at University College London.[5] In 2017 she gave the Peter Turner Memorial Lecture at Massey University.[6]

Raymond also works as an exhibition curator. In 2016 she curated Ata Te Tangata, and exhibition of photography by Māori and Pacific artists that toured to China.[7] In 2018 Raymond will curate the annual Tautai tertiary exhibition.[8]

Work by Raymond are held in the collection of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa[9] and the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.[10]


  1. "Rosanna Raymond". Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  2. "Rosanna Raymond". QAGOMA. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  3. "Rosanna Raymond - Pasifika artist in New York". Radio New Zealand. 8 December 2017. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  4. Raymond, Rosanna; Salmond, Amiria (2008). Pasifika Styles: Artists Inside the Museum. Otago University Press. ISBN 978-1-877372-60-5.
  5. "Rosanna Raymond". Next Wave. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  6. "Peter Turner Memorial Lecture & Scholarship". College of Creative Arts, Massey University Wellington. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  7. Burton, Nina (8 December 2016). "Māori and Pacific culture to be displayed in China". Newshub. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  8. "Tautai tertiary exhibition curator announcement". Tautai. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  9. "Rosanna Raymond". Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  10. "Rosanna Raymond". Auckland Art Gallery. Retrieved 11 December 2017.

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