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Ashburton Art Gallery

327 West St

Ashburton | 7700

P | 03 308 1133

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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

18 January- 23 August 2017

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Doofus a.k.a Assemble, Disassemble, Reassemble

Mark Braunias

Contemporary artist Mark Braunias has made a work directly on the foyer wall over 10 days in Jaunary. This large painting goes by the nickname ‘Doofus’

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21 May- 24 June

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Variations For Troubled hands

Steve Carr

Sculptor, photographer and film artist Steve Carr will  captivate local audiences with a large-scale exhibition set to take over all Gallery spaces this autumn. Variations for  Troubled Hands will bring together three projects by Carr from 2014, 2015 and 2017, and will coincide with the launch  of a new publication by the artist.

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4-28 July

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ASA 53RD Exhibition

Group show

This annual exhibition by the Ashburton Society of Arts, now in its 53rd year features artwork from local, national and guest artists in a variety of categories.

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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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