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Ashburton Art Gallery

327 West St

Ashburton | 7700

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Gallery Hours

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm

Closed Good Friday, Anzac Morning and Christmas day


ASA Judges Walk Through

July 25, 6:00- 7:00pm

Judge John Badcock will be discussing the works he selected to take out the top awards in the 54th Ashburton Society of Arts exhibition. Come along to hear his thoughts and gain insight into what makes an award winning work (in his eyes). John Badcock is renowned New Zealand artist based in Geraldine, South Canterbury. He has been working as a professional artist for over forty years and had over 70 solo exhibitions in this time. His accompolishments include being a finalist in the New Zealand Portrait Awards in 2000, 2002, 2004 and 2006 and the publication of a book Passing People-100 portraits which provided an in-depth look at a series of portraits he painted during 2003 and 2004. His work is held in private and public collections throughout New Zealand and internationally.

All are welcome to attend this free event at the Gallery.