Gisborne Artists, Potters and Photographers annual exhibition
Pick and Mix – Allsorts
Salt – Phil Yeo
Jack C Richards Gallery
Watersheds | Ngā Wai Pupū
The Star of Canada
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This year’s combined exhibition of the Gisborne Artists, Potters and Photographers includes a tribute in honour of ceramic artist, Peggy Ericson. ‘Shining Light Tribute’ is a display of lamps inspired by Peggy’s work – ‘earth and fire’ and ‘the natural world elements’ which was reflected throughout her pieces. Peggy referred to herself as a “dysfunctional... Read more »
This is our debut ‘Allsorts’ group exhibition which will showcase us as a group as well as individual artists. The ‘Allsorts’ members consist of Amber Graham, Kiri-Ana Tough, Maiko Lewis-Whaanga and Sue-Ann Blandford. ‘Allsorts’ is a collective of diverse individuals brought together by a shared passion for art. We all met on a local art... Read more »
SALT is an exploration of our community here in Te Tairāwhiti. The portrait series considers our collective and individual identities and was produced during 2020, as the global pandemic changed our world. The unusual diptych presentation seeks to counter the predilection of humanity for prejudice, stereotype and preconception. By elevating our ‘essential’ people through a... Read more »
Fred Foster found a way to make a dollar. Well pre-decimal pounds actually. His plan was to learn how to use a camera and make photographs. That accomplished he took his camera and his sale like charms to his neighbourhood. Knocking on the doors of homes, many newly built, he would talk the lady of... Read more »
Long before smartphones, selfie sticks and one-swipe filters, having your ‘perfect’ picture taken took practice, preparation and plenty of posing. Early cameras and photographic materials required the sitter to be still for many seconds. While this is often given as the reason for a lack of smiles, a more likely reason is that early portrait... Read more »
The Jack C Richards Gallery is currently closed and will reopen later in 2022. After an exhibition partnership of nine years, Professor Jack C Richards is shifting his collecting focus and rationalising his decorative and fine arts collections. While the gallery will continue to acknowledge Richards’ legacy and enduring contribution to Tairāwhiti Museum and the... Read more »
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