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Ashburton Art Gallery

327 West St

Ashburton | 7700

P | 03 308 1133

E | info@ashburtonartgallery.org.nz

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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.  

 

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

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