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Ashburton | 7700

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Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm

Closed Good Friday, Anzac Morning and Christmas day

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Portraits

ABOUT THIS EXHIBITION

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DATES & TIMES

1 April - 7 May

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Renowned Geraldine painter John Badcock will have a solo exhibition of portraits at the Ashburton Art Gallery this Autumn. The subject of portraiture is one that Badcock has frequented throughout his career which spans more than 30 years. Badcock’s accomplishments in this subject 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.

Characteristic of John’s paintings is the richness of emotional brushstrokes as if paint appears to drip off the canvas which provoking thought and conversation, insight, and revealing a depth of understanding of the human condition. 

DATES & TIMES

1 April - 7 May

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 7pm

OTHER EXHIBITIONS

Entries open | 1 August- 12 November

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Awards Exhibition

Entries are now open to the Zonta Ashburton Female Art Award 2018. This award presented by The Zonta Club of Ashburton in partnership with the Ashburton Art Gallery is open to emerging and mid-career female artists based in Canterbury.

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10 September- 5 November

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Young Country

Kerry Hines, photographs by William Williams

Young Country is a exhibition that brings together nineteenth-century photography and contemporary poetry to offer a new and often surprising view of New Zealand’s past. Combining the talents of poet, writer and researcher Kerry Hines and the photographic images of William Williams which have been reproduced by international recognised photographer Wayne Barrar.

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21 September-12 November

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David Elliot

Whether hiding in the margins or taking centre stage, animals make regular visits to
David Elliot’s imaginative world and provide ongoing visual inspiration for his stories
and illustrations.

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1 October- 5 November 2017

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Impressions

Local group exhibition

This exhibition celebrates the work of 10 local landscape painters who capture the awe-inspiring scenery of Canterbury. For these artists paintings are made on site in the traditional nature of landscape painting.

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