Lucien Rizos has been on the fringes and backgrounds of the Art World since the late 1970's. Violinist in the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra from 1974-2020 Previously studied Visual Communication and Design at the Wellington Polytechnic 1972-1973.
1953 Born Wellington, New Zealand.
1978 Exhibition. Romanian Photos. Wellington PhotoForum. 1980 Exhibition. Contact sheets and prints. New Zealand Photos. PhotoForum Gallery, Wellington. 1980 Portfolio and cover of PhotoForum issue 45 (April 1980). 1984 Exhibition. McDonald's Corner. Real Pictures Gallery, Auckland. 1985 Exhibition. McDonald's Corner. Exposures Gallery, Wellington. 1987 Exhibition.My Relationship With The Old Masters. Exposures Gallery, Wellington. 1988 Alexander Turnbull Library archives entire Documentary Style photographic output: negatives, prints, and seven books in photocopy form. 1994 Group Exhibition. Lest We Forget: Photography, Memory and National Character. City Gallery Wellington. 1995 Group Exhibition.With Peter Black and Mary Macpherson. My Relationship With Cartier Bresson. New Work Studio, Wellington. 2005 Exhibition. Where I Find Myself, Work 1974-2005. Michael Hirschfeld Gallery, Wellington. 2007 Exhibition. New Zealand Photographs 1979-1982. Photospace Gallery , Wellington. 2008 Exhibition. Fifty New Zealand Photographs. Millennium Art Gallery, Blenheim. Curated by Dr Damian Skinner. 2008 Exhibition. Fringes and Backgrounds. Photospace Gallery, Wellington. 2009 Exhibition. Te Awamutu through Kihikihi. Short movies. Photospace Gallery, Wellington. 2010 Exhibition. Musicians At Work.Screening. New Zealand Film Archive, Wellington. 2013 Exhibition. Cinema & Painting. GDBY PK P. Screening. Adam Art Gallery, in conjunction with Circuit Artist Film and Video Aotearoa. Curated by Michelle Menzies and Mark Williams. 2014 Group Exhibition. History in the Taking. Gus Fisher Gallery. Curated by Nina Seja and Geoffrey H. Short. 2014 Group Exhibition. Streets We Have Known. Anna Miles Gallery. Auckland. Curated by Anna Miles. 2014 Exhibition. Reverberation. Screening. Wellington City Gallery. Curated by Seung Yul Oh. 2015 Exhibition. Unposed Portraits. Anna Miles Gallery. Auckland. 2017 Group Exhibition. Flying Carpet. Anna Miles Gallery. Auckland. 2017 Exhibition. Marble Art Ltd. Anna Miles Gallery. Auckland. 2020 Exhibition. A Man Of His Time. Photospace Gallery. Wellington. 2022 Exhibition. Lucien Rizos: Everything. Adam Art Gallery Te Pataka Toi. Curated by Robert Leonard.