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Brendan Kitto's photography is a bridge between the visual and the conceptual, offering a window into the intertwined stories of time, place, social commentary, and human connection. His images provoke thought, stir emotions, and remind us that within the urban sprawl and the natural serenity, there are stories waiting to be told. Through his lens, Brendan captures the essence of the world we live in, encouraging us to explore the deeper layers of our surroundings and our shared human experiences.


Brendan Kitto
B. 1981

The Arts House Trust

Whenua Fonua 'Enua 11/2017
Published by RIM Books
ISBN 978-0-473-41566-2

Published 2022 by RIM books
ISBN 978-1-99-116520-6

In Residence
ISBN 978-0-473-55223-7
Self-Published 2022

On The Road
A5 Zine Award winner 2022 (In conjunction with Photobook NZ)

2020 Glasgow Street Arts centre Artist in residence programme


2023 Estuary Art Award(3rd place), Malcolm Smith Gallery, Auckland
2022 Same but Different, A Gallery, Whanganui
2022 MOTUTAPU, Te Uru, Auckland
2022 In Residence, Gallery 85, Whanganui (solo exhibition)
2021 Studio One Toi Tū, Auckland Festival of Photography
2021 Mixed Bag, The Mercury Plaza, Auckland
2021 Gallery 85, Stock Room, Group Exhibition, Gallery 85, Whanganui
2020 Glasgow Street Arts Centre Artist in Residence programme (Oct 1-31)
2020 Carwash Photo Group Exhibition, Allpress Gallery, Auckland
2020 Howick, Arts Out East in partnership with Te Tuhi, Auckland
2019 Sign(s) of the times, Shop front series curated by Gary Silipa (The Good The Bad gallery), Auckland NZ
Shop Front Series - TGTB Gallery (
2019 Off limits, Studio One/Toi Tu, Auckland NZ
2019 Welcome. Allpress Studio, Auckland NZ
2018 Estuary Art and Ecology Prize (Finalist), Malcolm Smith Gallery, Auckland NZ
2018 Meet you at mercs, Allpress Studio, Auckland NZ
2018 Malcolm Smith Gallery, Ngātahi Editions, Auckland Art fair, Auckland NZ
2018 Photoforum Members Show, Studio 541, Auckland NZ
2017 Finalist Wallace Art Awards
2017 Annual Leave, CHECKS store, Auckland NZ
2017 Loose Net, All Press Gallery, Auckland NZ
2017 Auckland Arts Festival, Q Theatre

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