William (Bill) Hammond (1947-.) New Zealand

Biographical Information

Born in Christchurch, New Zealand in 1947, Bill Hammond studied at the Canterbury School of Fine Arts.

A painter and printmaker, he initially worked as a designer and manufacturer of wooden toys.

Then in 1982 he began exhibiting his paintings in Christchurch. Known for surrealist images drawn from areas such as popular culture, he is also a musician.

Hhe has won several prizes. Hammond's work is represented in New Zealand regional public collections. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Farmer's Market
Highest Price:
Farmer's Market
Acrylic on stretched canvas, 185 x 260 cm
Important Paintings and Contemporary Art, Mossgreen-Webb's (formerly Webb's), Auckland.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings149136A$288,995 A$53,750
Works on Paper9272A$246,036 A$10,007
Prints & Graphics216165A$8,121 A$2,839
Objects99A$13,636 N/A

* Calculated on sales over the last three years, where there are a sufficient number of sales over that period.

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