Friday, September 23, 2011

Late Night for Art Week

Art Week is a 10 day celebration of visual arts in Auckland, from 13-23 October. We'll be open late on the 18th till 8pm as part of the Newmarket Late Night. You can also take a guided tour of Newmarket's galleries and public sculpture on the night.

Heavenly first work arrives for Alter Piece

Ben Reid's work for the upcoming Alter Piece Christmas show has arrived, and his treatment of the templates is exquisite. Here's a sneaky peak...

Alter Piece runs from November 25 to December 10, with the big opening night November 24

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Pusateri For Posterity

How many people can say they've had an insect named after them?
John Pusateri can.
Oplitis Pusaterii is a mite that he collected as part of a research project that led to the body of artwork in his 2007 Fallen show at Seed.

John Pusateri, Week Fourteen, archival digital print on cotton rag paper, 378x457mm

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Central Otago Art Awards

Congratulations to Stafford Allpress, Rebecca Thomson and Louise McRae; all finalists in the inaugural Central Otago Art Awards. The awards will be presented at the Russell Henderson Art Gallery, Alexandra on 8 September. In the event that you can’t make it to Alexandra to see the show, you can view the work and vote for the peoples’ choice award online, visit:

Rebecca Thomson, Wrapping - Box II, collagraph

Stafford Allpress, Inorganic, mixed media

Louise McRae, Muster, oil on kauri