After studying photography, design and printmaking, Francis van Hout worked as a graphic artist, photographer, animation director and technical director on a variety of film, television, multimedia projects. Returning to Christchurch he studied at the Ilam School of Fine Arts where he won the Sawtell-Turner Prize for Painting. In 2015 his work was recognised in the Parkin Drawing Award and as a finalist the National Contemporary Art Award.


fvanhout Photographs
fvanhout Paintings


9th Jul 2019 - 29th Jul 2019

Showcase – Group Exhibition

9th Apr 2020 - 30th Apr 2020

City Art Depot gallery

19th Feb 2019 - 11th Mar 2019

Green Field, Grey Field – Francis van Hout

2nd Oct 2018 - 20th Oct 2018

Showcase – City Art Depot artists

13th Feb 2018 - 12th Mar 2018

Swan Song – F. van Hout

4th Apr 2017 - 29th Apr 2017

de void – F. van Hout

5th Dec 2017 - 2nd Feb 2018

Showdown – Xmas showcase

20th May 2016 - 17th Jun 2016

Null & Void – F. van Hout

1st May 2015 - 29th May 2015

Painted Red Paintings – F. van Hout

11th Oct 2013 - 1st Nov 2013

Painted Some Things – F. van Hout