Art Beat – Warren Feeney reviews Tony Bond’s ‘Punt’

Warren Feeney unpacks Tony Bond’s exhibition ‘Punt’ at PG Gallery192 in May- June 2019. “Punt is a milestone of an exhibition on Bond’s practice, confirming that there is much more still to come from this artist.” For more information on Tony Bond‘s exhibtion ‘Punt‘, click here.

ARTISTS TALK : Tim J. Veling and Ana Catalina Vicuña – Tues 25 June, 12pm

Join Tim Veling and Ana Catalina Vicuna as they each talk about their exhibitions and their approach to their practice. Free entry, all welcome!


16 July – 26 July –  Winter Stock featuring: Joanna Braithwaite, Nigel Buxton, Euan Macleod, Marian Maguire, James Robinson, Ana Catalina Vicuña, Tim J. Veling and more. (there will be no opening for this show) 30 July – 23 August – John Reynolds: ‘In the Street I Was Lost…’ OPENING Mon 29 July, 5:30pm 27 August… View more

Grant Banbury on Joanna Braithwaite

TALK : Wed 5 June, 12pm. English born, New Zealand raised and now Sydney-based, Joanna Braithwaite is recognised for her imaginative oil paintings which explore the interrelationships between humans and animals. Join Grant Banbury for a slide presentation on Wed 5 June at 12noon, as he discusses Joanna’s career, giving insight into a menagerie of… View more

Joanna Braithwaite wins painting award – Australia

Congratulations to Joanna Braithwaite who has won a major Australian award, the Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize with the painting pictured. We are proud to be hosting her exhibition ‘Warbler’ at PG gallery192 until 14 June, 2019.  

Viv Kepes featured in Ten must see exhibitions of February

Viv Kepes is a North Canterbury based artist. Having developed a love of the outdoors from an early age, subjects from the natural world are often a focus in her work. Kepes is a current MFA candidate at the University of Canterbury School of Fine Arts. She received a BFA with First Class Honours in… View more

Art Beat – Warren Feeney reviews Robert McLeod’s ‘Balancing Act’

Warren Feeney unpacks Robert McLeod’s exhibition ‘Balancing Act’ at PG Gallery192 in October 2018. “Robert Mcleod’s Balancing Act at PGgallery192 was a welcome and unanticipated reminder that Expressionist painting remains as timely and applicable to the 21st century as it was to Germany and Europe in the 1930s. Commenting on the paintings selected for exhibition, Mcleod positioned them within the… View more

Aiko Robinson featured in top 12 exhibitions to see in November

Christchurch born artist Aiko Robinson‘s current exhibition ‘Folding in Forests’ at PG Gallery192 features in Warren Feeney’s article of top 12 exhibitions you must see in November. As an artist of Japanese and New Zealand heritage, Aiko was lucky to be awarded the Monbukagakusho: MEXT scholarship, from the Government of Japan to enable foreign students to study at Japanese… View more

Robert McLeod featured in top 10 exhibitions in October

Wellington artist Robert McLeod’s exhibition ‘Balancing Act’ at PG Gallery192 features in Warren Feeney’s article of top 10 exhibitions you must see in October. Robert Mcleod’s perverse ‘Disneyesque’ figures in Balancing Act are a response by the artist to the current state of prejudice and intolerance in the world.  Mcleod comments that he “grew up reading science fiction,… View more

Art Beat Launch

An exciting new platform for the arts in Canterbury! Yesterday (2nd October, 2018), we celebrated Warren Feeney’s successful launch of Art Beat; Ōtautahi Christchurch and Canterbury’s first visual arts newspaper. Art Beat is a monthly arts newspaper and website featuring news, reviews, commentary and a comprehensive listing of events, workshops and exhibitions in Canterbury. Art Beat is committed… View more