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ARTISTS TALK – Tues 31 August, 12noon

Join Katie Thomas and Maurice Lye as they discuss their exhibitions. Exhibition Opening Tuesday 24 August 5:30pm

Bill Hammond: Across The Evening Sky

Bill Hammond: Across The Evening Sky In 2020, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū began working with Bill Hammond on Across the Evening Sky, a new book on the artist’s spectacular bird and cave paintings. To be published end of August, will be available at PG gallery192.

Sefton Rani featured in Stuff’s 10 Exhibitions to look out for in August

Sefton Rani featured in Stuff’s 10 Exhibitions to look out for in August “Rani’s collage works sit somewhere between painting and sculpture in an arts practice that is also about Polynesian immigrant culture, family histories and the opulence and ambience of industrial paint.” Sefton’s exhibition ‘Silence is the flower‘ on from 27 July – 20 August

Things That Shape Us

PG Artists Tim Veling and Janneth Gil in Things That Shape Us currently on at the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū Things That Shape Us includes artists who use documentary practices to encourage collective action. Working in the aftermath of traumatic events, they ask us to reconsider how we think of ourselves and demand a… View more

Stella & Cecil: A Kaikoura Composition

Stella & Cecil: A Kaikoura Composition Bridgit Anderson and Margaret Egan composed a series of still lifes to create a portrait of Cecil Wallace, a Kaikoura dentist, and his wife Stella, Margaret’s grandparents. The photographs reveal tools, curios and treasures that made up their lives and survived in the many nooks and crannies of their home. $30… View more

ARTISTS TALK – Wed 28 July, 12noon

Join Andy Leleisi’uao and Sefton Rani as they talk about their exhibitions and how their different methods and motifs reflect their identity and Pacific heritage.

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

27 July – 20 August Opening Tues 27 July, 5.30pm Andy Leleisi’uao: Umbilical Brown Sefton Rani: Silence is the Flower until 20 August 24 August – 17 September Opening Tues 24 August 5.30pm Katie Thomas & Maurice Lye 21 September – 8 October Opening Tues 21 September 5.30pm ARA group show ‘Curate Me’ Join our… View more

Artist Talk – Grant Takle – 22 June, 12noon

Join Grant Takle in a discussion about his exhibition CLUSTER,  his approach to painting and his revolving iconography. Tuesday 22 June, 12noon Free entry, all welcome (exhibition on until 2 July)

Brigit Anderson at Christchurch Art Gallery

Photographer Bridgit Anderson speaks about her project Stella & Cecil: A Kaikoura Composition. Wednesday 16 June, 6pm Philip Carter Family Auditorium Friends $5, Non-Members $10, Students with ID free Stella and Cecil Wallace created a home and a dental surgery at 43 Beach Road, Kaikoura in 1915. In 2020 Anderson collaborated with Margaret Egan, Stella and… View more

Art News feature – Darryn George, Grant Takle, Viv Kepes and Janneth Gil

The light in the darkness Two years on from the tragedy, Andrew Paul Wood looks at the way artists have responded to the Christchurch mosque attacks. Artists Darryn George, Grant Takle, Viv Kepes and Janneth Gil are all Christchurch based artists who have each recently exhibited here at PG gallery192 in the last 7 months… View more