Exhibitions – June 2017
The Refinery ArtSpace (3 Halifax St, Nelson) Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm, Sat 11am - 2pm.
Until 3 June—’Us’ - contemporary portraits by Kirstie Hogg, Jane Duncan and Lisa DeVries.
29 May—10 June—‘A Back Yard Job & Over the Fence’. Sharron Martin & Greta McComb.
12 June – 1 July – ‘Your home early’, invited artists, curated by Graeme Cornwell.
The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi O Whakatu (208 Bridge St, Nsn)
Until 4 June– From Afar: Highlighting the gallery’s impressive collection of Mervyn William’s works ‘From Afar’ brings together artworks from The Suter’s collection that play with illusion, materials and isolation.
3 June – 3 Sept – Behold. Exploring portraiture and gender in The Suter collection Behold exposes the coded visual language used by artists when creating figurative art.
10 June – 6 August – Us Us Us by Josephine Cachemaille. The result of months spent engaging with the eccentricities of The Suter collection Josephine Cachemaille’s Us, Us, Us animates that which is so often hidden.
Until 30 July - Andrew Drummond: Workings and re-Workings.
A major solo exhibition of Nelson born sculptor Andrew Drummond in which reworked artworks will sit alongside new large scale pieces that explore our senses and environment.
Ongoing - The Pastorius Waller International Sculpture Walk. Overlooking the picturesque Queens Gardens these outdoor sculptural works explore the connections between art, culture and the natural world.
Nelson Suter Art Society, McKee Gallery (located within The Suter)
Until 5 June – New Members Exhibition: Beatrice Bourhis, Rahel Brodi-Sharrock, Claire Bywater, David Carson, Emma Marie Glintmeyer, Jimena Johnston, Jacqueline Morren, Geoff Noble & Michael Potter.
5 - 25 June - #lostchildhood by Ann Braunsteiner
26 June – 16 July 2017 NEW MEMBERS EXHIBITION
McKee Gallery, The Suter
17 - 30 July - 3 members of one family painting with 3 totally different styles- Michelle Bellamy, Caroline Bellamy, Steve Bellamy.
Art Group Nelson Inc – Winter Exhibition
17 – 18 June at Stoke Hall, Main Road, Stoke.
Atkins Gallery (Dowson’s Arcade, 34 Bridge St, Nelson)
26 May to 30 June - Cross Currents - contemporary Nelson artists: Jason McCormick, Robert Thompson, Kathaleen Bartha, William Gordon, Todd Starr, Steve Bellamy.
RED Art Gallery (1 Bridge S, Nelson)
Details on current show not available.
Fibre Spectrum (280 Trafalgar St Nelson)
All June - " Fibre Spectrum Celebrating 30 years" - A collection of current members work & reflections of our past.
Paintbox Gallery (23 Alma Lane) Jane Sussmilch & Marilyn Andrews. Come and meet the artists. Call Marilyn 0276522793 or Jane 0221639007. Also work by Rachel Waddy.
ArtyNelson (126 Trafalgar St, Nelson) winter hours are 10-4 weekdays and saturdays and sundays 11-2. Artist showcased this month is Jackie MacDonald, presenting her pastel paintings, glass and stainless steel sculptural work, plus exquisite jewellery.
Parker Gallery (90 Achilles Ave, Nelson)
Until 15th June - 'Lifesaver' is a joint exhibition featuring Sally Reynolds & Maggy Johnston who present an honest and playful look at discarded materials in and around our local environment.
Using materials recovered during a 100-day project collecting beach plastic at Ruby Bay, Sally Reynolds presents her latest series of work including sculpture, assemblage and installation. Also working with contemporary sculpture, Maggy Johnston uses plastic bags, wine bottle tops and everything in between.
22 June – 13 July - ‘Yellow Yellow’ by Lee Woodman.
Craig Potton Gallery + Store (255 Hardy St, Nelson) Contemporary NZ Art by Max Gimblett, Gerda Leenards, Joanna Braithwaite, and Reuben Paterson, along with our exclusive range of Craig Potton's impressive photographic selection.
Morri Street Giesen Gallery (244 Hardy St, Nelson)
Until 3rd June - Juliana Trolove.
Art@203 (203 Trafalgar St, Nsn) 10am - 4pm daily. Until 14th May - Caroline Gordon.
Until 4th June – New works by Sonja Vevang.
4th June - 25th June – ‘Body Parts’ by Sheree Phyn.
"Body Parts" is a combination of anatomy studies, comprising of body moulds finished in mixed media and body sketches.” Sheree has been experimenting with water colour over acrylic paint in an endeavour to create different but subtle grounds. Her love of life drawing and body studies has been the major influence in this exhibition .
Art@ 203 will be open from 5 to 6 pm on Sunday June 4th for her opening and everyone is welcome.
June 25th - 16th July - ‘Fundraiser: ‘Works on Paper’ by students from Nelson Central School, Years 3 & 4.
Nelson Provincial Museum - Pupuri Taonga o Te Tai Ao (cnr Trafalgar & Hardy Sts, Nsn)
Until 13 August - Da Vinci Robots & Machines.
Cable Bay Art Gallery (720 Cable Bay Rd, Cable Bay) Paintings by Shaune Lisa and Craig. Ph:l 539 4138 to view.