Greta Menzies is a visual artist and designer.

Balancing a personal visual art practice with freelance commissions, Greta makes work for textiles, animation, publishing, and product - and is an expert in making repeat patterns.


Greta also works as an art and design educator, both as senior tutor at Massey University's COCA, and in a freelance capacity for community workshops.


Interview: Design Assembly -  5 minutes with Greta Menzies

Profile: Te Papa Blog - The Work of Greta Menzies​​


2016        Master of  Design

2011        Bachelor of Design, Textile Design

Awards / Scholarships / Residencies

2019        EAT Emerging Artist Trust Grant for solo show

2017        ECC NZ Design/Craft Awrds: Rembrandt Fashion and Textile Award 

2016        Open Source award: Open Source in the Arts category winner (for Make/Use project)

2016        BEST award: Bronze (for Make/Use project) 

2015        Objectspace Gallery Designer in Residence

2015        Massey Masterate Scholarship 

2014        Occupation: Artist Studio Residency

2012        Design Institute of Australasia (DIA) AGOTYA Award for Textile Design 2012

2011        Athfield Architects Award: Outstanding Achievement in Textile Design 2011

2011        Massey Scholar -Academic Excellence Scholarship

2011        Summer Scholarship: research assistant to Dr Jessica Payne 2011


2018        See it Like This - Toi Pōneke Gallery

2019        Alreadyinsideyou - The See Here Gallery

2018        NATUR - The See Here Gallery

2017        Alter(ed) Egos excerpts - Dirt Gallery

2017        Conversational Skins - Masters work, Massey University

2017        EPISODE - Collaboration with Russell Kleyn -  'Hyperreal' group show, Silo 6, Auckland

2015        Make/Use (group) - Objectspace Gallery

2014        YESYES - Occupation: Artist Studio Residency show

2014        Alter(ed) Egos - ShapeShifting, Transformative Paradigms in Fashion & Textile Design, AUT

2013        Self Portrait - LightBox, Thistle Hall

 © 2018 Greta Menzies

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