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Ashburton Art Gallery

327 West St

Ashburton | 7700

P | 03 308 1133

E | info@ashburtonartgallery.org.nz

Gallery Hours

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

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12 April- 22 June

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23 June - 2 July 2018

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Major Exhibition Changeover

The Gallery’s exhibition spaces will be closed from the 23 June – 2 July while we install the Ashburton Art Society annual exhibition.

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3- 27 July

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ASA 54th Annual exhibition

Group exhibition

Now in its 54th year this popular annual awards exhibition by the Ashburton Society of Arts features over 400 artworks from local, national and guest artists in a variety of categories.

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5 July-18 August

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Janna van Hasselt and Harley Peddie

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