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Solo 40

When:

Wed 25 May 2016, 10:00am–5:00pm
Thu 26 May 2016, 10:00am–5:00pm
Fri 27 May 2016, 10:00am–5:00pm
Sat 28 May 2016, 10:00am–5:00pm
Sun 29 May 2016, 10:00am–5:00pm

Where: New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, 1 Queens Wharf, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: office182

In 1993 on Friday 2nd April at 5 30pm “Going Solo 1 “was opened as an ‘experiment’ at the Academy of Fine Arts located at that time in Buckle St Wellington. It involved 9 Wellington artists and 7 Dunedin artists.

The artists included Peter Coates, Mirek Smisek, Jeanne Macaskill, seven Dunedin artists : Patricia Tough, Els Noordhoff, Victoria Gray, Margaret Jackson, Zuna Wright, Rob Piggott, and Betty Fraser. The list also included Brian Carmody, Patti Meads, Vivian Manthel, Eric Collett, Judith Trevelyan and Shona Mc Farlane.

Some 23 years later its legacy is found in SOLO 40 featuring 10 artists from across New Zealand showing very diverse exciting work.

Ewan McDougall , Tania Dally, Graeme Hitchcock, James Harcourt, Alan Skates, Maria Bozina, Kirsty Black, Bee Doughty- Pratt, Pamella Annsouth and Greg Chaston.

All of these artists are aware of the tradition they need to keep alive and all of them have a passion to create which is evident in this powerful show.

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