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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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ZAFAA 2017

ABOUT THIS EXHIBITION

DATES & TIMES

4 March - 2 April 2017

Open Daily: 10am - 4pm

The Zonta Club of Ashburton in partnership with the Ashburton Art Gallery present a new Canterbury focused all female art award. 42 entries in a variety of disciplines are included in the ZAFAA (Zonta Ashburton Female Art Award) 2017. This award seeks to raise the status of female visual artists working in the wider Canterbury area and acknowledges excellence in emerging and mid-career female artists as well as providing a platform for female youth.

Zonta International strives to empower women worldwide by improving the legal, political, economic, educational, health and professional status of women at global and local levels through service and advocacy. This exhibition reflects Zonta’s vision by recognising the artistic accomplishments of women who are actively contributing to and shaping our art scene and creating a bold and diverse future for the arts in Canterbury.  

Entry form can be downloaded here.

Note this year’s entries have now closed.

Main Image: ZAFAA 2017, Premier Winner, Fiona van Oyen in front of her award winning work I think this is part of our garden

 

 

DATES & TIMES

4 March - 2 April 2017

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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25 March - 7 May

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Uncovered

The Ashburton Licensing Trust Collection

Recently the Gallery accepted responsibilty to store and care for a majority of artworks held by the Ashburton Licensing Trust under the conditions of a long term loan. ‘Uncovered’ brings to light a selection of works formerly seen scattered amongst the public spaces of the Ashburton Hotel.

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1 April - 7 May

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Portraits

John Badcock

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

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9 April- 7 MAy

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Faces and Places

An interactive, evolving exhibition

Join us for an exhibition which explores your unique identity and place in the world. You will be both the artist and the subject of this exhibition as we explore portraits and landscapes.

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