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 July 2017

Virtual Tart Exhibition
The exhibition on the Virtual Tart site for July 2017 is:

Paintings & Assemblages by Nikki Romney of Nelson.

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


August -   Woodcut Prints by Alby Carter of Okato, New Zealand

September -   ICE19
The 19th International Collage Exhibition/Exchange
Details for being part of this can be found here.

October -   The Agenbite of Inwit
Paintings by Paul Hutchinson and assemblages by Dale Copeland
November -   Paintings by Tony Rumball of New Zealand


May -   ..... Eleven Eleven
C=22 years of collage by Art Blue of USA

Art Auction in New Plymouth
Our People, Our Art an auction of Taranaki artist's work.
Raising funds for the new Taranaki Retreat, hosted by New Plymouth Labour Electorate
Friday 11th August, at Plymouth Hotel
Viewing from 6pm, Auction and Dinner from 7pm. Cost of dinner $45 per person. Bar tab.

Percy Thomson Gallery in Stratford
Moments of Inertia
Work by Viv Davy and Su Hendeles
and Voyage into the Heartland, Photographic works from the Batten Collection.
Until Sunday 23rd, then the gallery will be closed until Friday 28th, for complete exhibition changeover.

Opening Friday 28th July, 7pm
Down to Earth an exhibition by more than 30 artists, curated by the gallery director Rhonda Bunyan
Until August 20th.

From August 25th to September 17th, ICE19 - the 19th International Collage Exhibition/Exchange

From August 25th to October 15th, Lens on China and Japan, the photography of Brian Brake.
Also on exhibition: Pastel Artists of New Zealand

Mokau Museum and Art Gallery
Currently showing in the Gallery, artworks by Dennis Walton (Awakino) and Peter Holbrook (Pio Pio)

The Art Room New gallery on Egmont Street
Community Art until the end of July.
See what artwork is being made throughout Taranaki.

Kina Gallery
National Jewellery Exhibition
The work of 18 New Zealand jewellers

The 19th annual International Collage Exhibition/Exchange, 2017
Yes, it's nearly time for Ice19 !!! In September 2017.
Deadline 20th August.

30 artists have already sent their packages!

Details for taking part can be seen here.
And names of artists already in can be seen here.

The 18th collection is now showing on its permanent home at outofsight.co.nz/Ice18

The collection, one work from each artist, has gone to the permanent collection of the Verbeke Foundation in Belgium.

I visited the Verbeke Foundation while I was in Europe ... WELL worth the visit. A stunning place.

Home Work - Taranaki Art Now, the exhibition of Taranaki art at PukeAriki
An excellent showcase of Taranaki art. Wee're indebted to Puke Ariki for making it happen.
Until November.

Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
Now back and working, 12 and 2pm
Flip and Two Twisters (Trilogy)

Patea Gallery
93 Egmont Street (next to the Four Square), Main Road, Patea
The gallery is a non-profit making enterprise for the arts community.
The gallery aims to showcase local artists including those with connections to the area, to those who visit or pass through Patea, in a professional space.
The gallery is open five days a week: Wednesday – Sunday.
10-4 Weds-Sat, 10-2pm Sunday

Art Taranaki - de retour ŕ Paris
Artistes de Nouvelle-Zélande au 59 Rivoli

11 of us travelled and stayed in Paris. Carrying over 600 (!) works, by 30 Taranaki artists.
It was grand. More than 50 sales, lots of stories to tell.
You can see some of it on Facebook .... look for Travelling TArts.
or just click here.

See Volume 3 of the 'Collage Collection' book, on www.dalecopeland.co.nz/Press/press.htm

New Plymouth's Mine
A sculpture to display a German naval mine which washed ashore by Belt Road in 1943.
Designed by Dale Copeland, and perfectly constructed by PACE engineering,
Now installed on the Coastal Walkway, just down from Belt Road.
It's a fascinating story, from the newly-formed New Plymouth Bomb Disposal Squad in 1943 up to 2015.
The book is finished and available from Dale. See details on her website.


108 pages, 110 full-colour illustrations on high quality glossy stock. A5 size.
Art and artists from Taranaki, New Zealand.
$25 plus postage
Details are on www.dalecopeland.co.nz/Press

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These Taranaki artists have more of their work on their own Internet sites:
Paul Hutchinson at www.paulhutchinson.co.nz
and also on his "Another day" blog, at www.http://paul-hutchinson.blogspot.co.nz/
Dale Copeland at www.dalecopeland.co.nz
Mili Purpil at www.milipurpil.com
Margaret Scott at www.margaretscott.co.nz
Graham Kirk at www.grahamkirk.com
Amanda Griffin at www.gryphondesign.co.nz
Marianne Muggeridge at www.mariannemuggeridge.nz
Roger Morris at www.rogermorris.nz/
Renate Verbrugge at www.renateverbrugge/
Robert Clement at www.stainedglass-studio.co.nz
Carl Fairweather at www.carlfairweather.com
Michaela Stoneman at www.mbstoneman.com
Dorothy Andrews at www.dorothyandrewsartist.com

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