Exhibitions – May 2017
The Refinery ArtSpace (3 Halifax St, Nelson) Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm, Sat 11am - 2pm.
Until 7 May - Nelson Fringe Festival Visual Arts Project
The Nelson Fringe Festival’s inaugural Visual Arts Project draws the performing arts community together with visual artists to share, grow, connect, celebrate and have fun.
All original artworks will be displayed with their titles during the Nelson Fringe Festival from 29 April until 7 May at the Refinery ArtSpace, Halifax St, Nelson.
For more information, or to take part in the Visual Arts Project next year, please contact the
Project Coordinator: email@example.com
15 May—3 June—’Us’ - contemporary portraits by Kirstie Hogg, Jane Duncan and Lisa DeVries. Opens 15 May, 5.30pm.
29 May—10 June—’Neighbours’. Mixed media works by Sharron Martin and Greta McComb. Opening 29 May, 5.30pm.
PhoneArt - Arts Council Nelson presents … PhoneArt - mobile phone art exhibitions featuring works from Nelson and Tasman creative communities. TDC foyer: All May.
‘And this is my Picture” - Children’s Public Art Project: Exhibition of entries.
Elmer Turner Library, (Halifax St) 14 – 22 May. Entries Close on 5th May. Details at www.acn.org.nz
The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi O Whakatu (208 Bridge St, Nsn) Until 28 May – The River Lie: Revealing the ways in which our understanding of the world is imagined and constructed this exhibition features work by emerging and leading contemporary New Zealand artists.
Until 4 June 2017 – 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.
6 May – 30 July - Andrew Drummond: Workings and re-Workings - Saturday 6th May 5pm RSVP by Wednesday 3rd May to Kirsten@thesuter.org.nz or phone 03 548 4699. Artist talk: 2pm Sunday 7th May, Andrew Drummond in conversation with Suter Curator Sarah McClintock. Entry by Donation.
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.
The Framing Rooms (Collingwood St) All of May: Various Artists + Annual Frame Sale. Starts Friday 19th May until the frames sell out - Genuine Bargains, gorgeous frames
Atkins Gallery (8/34 Bridge St, Nelson)
Until 25th May - "West”, a selection of artists from the West Coast, including paintings by Alison Hale, Tony Manuel, Donna Brydon, Richard Derain, and pottery Ian Dalzell.
Group exhibition by Nelson artists Jason McCormick, Robert Thompson, Kathaleen Bartha, Todd Starr, William Gordon. 26 May to 30 June Steve Bellamy & Caroline Bellamy.
RED Art Gallery (1 Bridge S, Nelson) 17 – 31 May Exhibition by Georgie Hoby Scutt. Opening Wednesday May 17th 5.30pm.
Fibre Spectrum (280 Trafalgar St Nelson)
All of May - " The Kazzabag collection" A variety of bag designs & sizes from the Kazzabag collection. - Original handmade designs by Karen Cocksedge.
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) Open Mon - Fri 10am-5pm and Weekends 10am-4pm. Selection of works from local artists. Featured artist - Rahel Brodie-Sharrock.
Parker Gallery (90 Achilles Ave, Nelson) All May - Showcasing the art, jewellery and sculpture of over 30 artists from the wider Nelson region.
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 6th May Helena Morris and Sally Reynolds "Intuition"
7th May- 3rd June - Juliana Trolove.
Stephen Robertson Gallery. 30 Motueka St. Nelson. All May: Cloudscapes by Sue Scobie
Momentum Gallery (10 Church St, Nelson) – 26th May – Super Heroes Version 3.0 by Phill Sigglekow. Opening Tuesday 2nd May, 5-6pm.
The Hollow Tea Store (144 Bridge St) Kitish Penketh and Brandon Schwimm: Collaborative Studies Until 22nd May
Art@203 (203 Trafalgar St, Nsn) 10am - 4pm daily. Until 14th May - Caroline Gordon.
14th May – 4th June – New works by Sonja Vevang.
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.
NELSON CITY GALLERY GUIDE - Places to view, enjoy and buy art in the heart of Nelson.
Get yours from The Refinery ArtSpace, galleries around town, I-Site and Elma Turner Library.