Lincoln University’s Iconic New Zealand Art Collection Now Available For Viewing Online

Including The Central artists Llew Summers and Pete Wheeler

Featuring artworks by Llew Summers, Bill Hammond, Doris Luck, Toss Woollaston, Bill Sutton and many other renowned New Zealand artists, Lincoln University’s art collection is now accessible through Living Heritage Tikaka Tōku Iho – the University’s online cultural and heritage resource.


Consisting of over 280 paintings, prints, sculptures and ceramics, the artworks were collected from the early 1970s through to 2010, when art funding was frozen following the Canterbury earthquakes. The oldest work dates back to 1639, but the collection is particularly strong in New Zealand artists from the 1980s and 1990s  – including:


Llew Summers’ Joy of Living (1992), the first outdoor sculpture purchased, provides a popular photo opportunity for students seeking an appropriate image to celebrate their graduation from the University


Read more here.

View the collection here.


September 2, 2020