Four Directions


Carole Shepheard



  • Assemblage


  • Acrylic paint
  • Canvas
  • Wood


  • H2750 x W1760mm

Carole Shepheard, 'Four Directions' (1984), University of Auckland, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland

Image: Bronwyn Holloway-Smith, Public Art Heritage Aotearoa New Zealand, 2021


One of a number of works commissioned by Pat Hanly for each of the level foyers when Building 206 (originally Arts 1 Building) was built in 1984.

List of works in Building 206:

Level 1: n/a

Level 2: Claudia Pond Eyley, ‘Mount Eden Landscape’

Level 3: Carole Shepheard, ‘Four Directions’

Level 4: Terry Stringer, ‘Past in Perspective’; Carole Davis ‘ A Degree of Celebration’

Level 5: Philippa Blair, ‘Tree of Knowledge’; Susy Pennington, ‘Beyond Horizontal’

Level 6: Richard Killeen, ‘Appropriation’; Rob Taylor, ‘Lithic Link’

Level 7: Malcolm Harrison, Untitled

See also Stephen Ellis, 'Artists in Auckland University's Arts/Commerce Buildings' Art New Zealand 33, (1984)