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Ashburton Art Gallery

327 West St

Ashburton | 7700

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Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm

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Fluid Scapes

ABOUT THIS EXHIBITION

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DATES & TIMES

21 January - 22 February 2019

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Master of Fine Arts graduate Sandra Hussey will open our 2019 programme with her solo exhibition Fluid Scapes which includes a number of painted artworks which are an extension on a larger body of work she made during her Masters in 2018. Hussey’s practice is informed by the history of painting and her interest in formal qualities such as colour, composition and abstraction.  For this exhibition she has been drawn to a palette inspired by the New Zealand landscape and waterways.

Unique to her approach is the way she constructs her works.  She experiments with the physical qualities of paint, with her works being constructed like a collage, working both directly on the canvas and also layering skins of paint onto the surface of the canvas.

ARTIST TALK AND OPENING: SUNDAY 20 JANUARY 2PM

 

Header image: Sandra Hussey, Littoral (detail), acrylic and synthetic resins on unstretched canvas, 2018.
Image: Sandra Hussey,  Influx (detail), acrylic and synthetic resins on unstretched canvas, 2018

DATES & TIMES

21 January - 22 February 2019

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm

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21 January - 22 February 2019

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Fluid Scapes

SANDRA HUSSEY

ARTIST TALK AND OPENING
SUNDAY 20TH JANUARY AT 2PM
For this exhibition Sandra Hussey has been drawn to a palette inspired by the New Zealand landscape and waterways. She experiments with the physical qualities of paint, with her works being constructed like a collage, working both directly on the canvas and also layering skins of paint onto the surface of the canvas.

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Until March 2019

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Croactus

Tony Bond

Christchurch-based artist Tony Bond has brought some playfulness to our foyer space with his wall installation Croactus comprised of 51 colourful ceramic sculptures.

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5 November- 10 February 2019

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Snark: A Victorian Odyssey

David Elliot

We welcome the imagination of David Elliot to the Gallery with his exhibition Snark: A Victorian Odyssey which explores the mystery behind his award-winning book Snark. Through the “evidence” presented in this curious collection of illustrations and artifacts Elliot invites us to investigate what really happened on the Snark expedition.

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19 November 2018- 17 February 2019

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The Process of Place

Clive Humphreys

This exhibition of large charcoal and watercolour works explore sites of forest remants and bush on Waiheke Island. Clive Humphreys has spent years studying and learning from the British watercolourists and this is evident in the works in this solo show.

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