Category Archives: Art

Setting aside A Palette of Poetry

When you sell five artworks on the last two days of an exhibition and then three more after the exhibition has closed it makes you wonder. Perhaps I should have said every day was the LAST DAY and maybe we … Continue reading

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Playful day in the Gallery

Viviane and Pauline agreed to spend some time beading and painting in the Gallery today. Kira was the main sitter but after Pauline completed Kira’s portrait she was on a roll so Sue, Viviane and I gave ourselves up to … Continue reading

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Not quite leaving yet, but only two days to go

Every photo I’ve taken of Leaving has caught the reflection of the paintings on the other side of the Gallery, even on dull days. Apologies for this to Sharon and readers. Leaving We are waking to a small grief. Yesterday … Continue reading

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More artwork from the Gallery

 Sandy McKay called in this morning with a group of students from Literacy Aotearoa. I enjoyed chatting to them about the art, the poems, and finding out which paintings attracted them the most and why. The Gallery is open from … Continue reading

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Print Poem Book Workshop Two

There was a lovely buzz of energy in the Gallery today as Lynn Taylor tutored another  group. There was a lot of laughter and then quiet murmurings as the group concentrated on applying new techniques which Lynn had demonstrated. Playing … Continue reading

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Workshop One

There was a whole heap of busyness happening in the Gallery today. Lynn Taylor was tutoring the first print poem book workshop. Six ladies spent the day beavering away with impressive results. I thoroughly enjoyed their cheerful company!

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With a lot of help from my friends

  My exhibition openings and events wouldn’t happen without my friends’ help. Starting at the Top Left and working clockwise Jenny Longstaff designed the posters, the catalogue, the postcards, loaned me tables, and chairs, and was the ladder climber when … Continue reading

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