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 May 2019

Now showing as the Virtual Tart exhibition: the late Lynn Morresey

Percy Thomson Gallery in Stratford
Stratford Art Society - another full exhibition from this mult-talented group.

The Taranaki Arts Trail is coming up soon, (Saturday 8th, Sunday 9th, Monday 10th June)
There are 84 artists on the Arts Trail this year.
One artwork from every artist on the Arts Trailwill be exhibited at the Percy Thomson Gallery
Opening Night Friday 24th May 7.00pm, All Welcome.
Brochures available at Percy Thomson Gallery.
Come in and choose who you want to go and see on the open studio weekend (Saturday 8th, Sunday 9th, Monday 10th June)
Exhibition runs Friday 24th May – Sunday 16th June
Gallery hours: Monday t0 Friday 10.00am to 4.00pm, Saturday 10.00 to 1.00pm

Art Classes in New Plymouth
Jan Huijbers will run art classes in the studio of The Gables in Brooklands Park.
The course exist of 6 Saturday mornings from 10 am - 12. starting 4 May and going until 9 June 2019
Jan will cover mind drawing, how to see an object in shade and light, technical parts and proportions of an object or model and how to paint with primary colors.
Art course fee for the whole 6 weeks is $80.

Mokau Museum and Art Gallery in Mokau
Now showing:
Paintings by Alby Carter.

Aotea Utanganui Museum in Patea

Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary
National Geographic International Touring exhibition.
Aotea Utanganui Museum of South Taranaki, 127 Egmont St, Pātea.

Lysaght Watt Gallery in Hawera
Gallery hours: Monday – Friday 10.00am – 4.00pm, Saturday 10.00 – 1.00pm

All the works from this monumental show can now be seen on the Percy Thomson Gallery's website.
If you missed seeing the show at the gallery, you should see this.
Look for "I AM WOMAN" at the top of the front page of www.percythomsongallery.org.nz

Tartists' News
Dale Copeland's exhibition of collages Need and Necessity can now be seen on her own website dalecopeland.co.nz/

There are some glimpses of Paul Hutchinson's exhibition BACK UP
now on his own Virtual Tart page. A stunning exhibition, in a lovely gallery.

Click here to see the article and images of him and this exhibition.
We're sad to announce that the gallery has now closed, as the building has a new owner. It will be missed.

Milarky has rediscovered some of his older drawings and put them onto his website.
milarky.bigcartel.com Click here to see them.

Coming Soon - (a new exhibition each month)
(email Dale if you're interested in having an exhibition on the Virtual TART site)


June: Paintings by Tullett
Portraits of Friends.

July: Aotearoa to Terre Verte
Taranaki artists take their art to Cornwall.


January: 2020 Vision
An open call to artists.
Click here to see details.

September: Upstage

Koru on Devon, New Plymouth
Will be reopening on Devon Street .... at street level this time.
Exciting news.
Contact Fay Looney ( faylooney@xtra.co.nz ) ph 021410030
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Koru on Koru Gallery & Garden
283 Koru Rd, Oakura
Open each weekend 10am - 4pm or by appointment.
New artists welcome to view this free space.
The historic Koru on Koru site offers garden space for sculpture exhibition at no cost to Artist.
Ph. 06 7527807 / 021410030
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