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BraveArt exhibit


Mon 4 Aug 2014, 10:00am–5:00pm
Tue 5 Aug 2014, 10:00am–5:00pm
Wed 6 Aug 2014, 10:00am–5:00pm
Thu 7 Aug 2014, 10:00am–5:00pm
Fri 8 Aug 2014, 10:00am–5:00pm
Sat 9 Aug 2014, 10:00am–5:00pm
Sun 10 Aug 2014, 10:00am–4:00pm

Where: PATAKA Art + Museum, Cnr Parumoana and Norrie St, Porirua - Mana, Wellington Region

Restrictions: All Ages


Listed by: Bette Cosgrove

A selection of the BraveArt works will be on display, celebrating the positive powers of sport and art.
Nine breast cancer survivors and members of CanSurvive Dragon Boat Team members cast their own torsos in plaster, along with six celebrity supporters.

Wellington artists were matched with paddlers and celebrities. The plaster busts provided them with a unique canvas to create artworks in a variety of styles. BraveArt artists range from oil and acrylic painters to theatre designers, jewellers and ceramic artists, street and pop artists.

The result is an astonishing collection of sixteen unique artworks created onto women’s bodies, many showing the scars of breast cancer treatment.

All BraveArt works have been donated for sale at a charity auction event - 7pm 21 August 2014 at Academy Galleries, 1 Queen's Wharf, Wellington.