Exhibitions - May 2018
Refinery ArtSpace (3, Halifax St, Nelson)
28 March - 24 April 2018 - Expect to Reflect
Open Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm and Sat 11am - 2pm
Until 6 May – NELSON FRINGE FESTIVAL
10 May – 16 June RAW – Exhibition of Selected works from outisde the edge
‘Of His Bones’ New works by Simon Allison. Pop Up Exhibition & Book Launch—Badly Wolf (a furry tale) new writing by Lindsay Pope on Wednesday 2nd May, 5.30—8.30pm at 10 Rogers Street, Port Nelson (off Vickerman St).
THis iS My PicTure - Children's Public Art Showcase
Look out for fabulous artworks in large frames situated outside the Elmer Turner Library and on Trafalgar St, Nelson. Featured works for May by Freya Moffat and Benjamin Thomas.
The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi O Whakatu (208 Bridge St, Nsn)
Until 27th May - (Un)conditional II - Ayesha Green, Cushla Donaldson, Eve Armstrong, Gabby O’Connor, Rob Hood. Curated by Sarah McClintock and Jamie Hanton
This exhibition is a partnership between The Suter and The Physics Room, Christchurch. (Un)conditional II is part of The Physics Room’s itinerant exhibition programme in 2018. Given its nature as collaborative project, (Un)conditional II shows the ways in which artists negotiate and interrogate the ideas of trade and exchange.
Until 3rd June - Billy Apple – The Politics of Space
Ongoing - The Pastorius Waller International Sculpture Walk.
Nelson Suter Art Society, McKee Gallery (located within The Suter)
Until 6th May Remixing Ground – Peter Copp & Meredith Thorpe landscapes.
9th-27th May - "More is More" 17 Tasman artists group exhibition,
From 28 May "Pause" Sarah Arnold , Yale Pochon - recipients of NSAS Graduate Award.
Parker Gallery (90 Achilles Ave, Nelson)
Until - 3 May - ‘Sleepwalking’: New works by David Carson. From 4 May – Various Artists
Atkins Gallery (Dowson’s Arcade, 34 Bridge St, Nelson)
Until 18 May - "Coast" Steve Bellamy and Michelle Bellamy showing new and recent work.
From 18th May Robert Thompson, work from his Farewell Spit residency
Art@203 (203 Trafalgar St, Nsn) 10am - 4pm daily.
Until 5th May - "THIS & THAT " by Dorothy Meharry: an eclectic mix including new works commenting on the wonder of planet earth seen from above. She is particularly interested in the juxtapositions of shape, colour and texture to be found in these images from “Overview” & “Earth”; and as usual takes artistic license with her representations of the same.
7 - 26th May - THE 100-FOOT JOURNEY. PAINT FAST – PAINT SMALL – PAINT DAILY! Exhibition by Nicole Russell, presenting a significant selection of beautiful little oil paintings, which were either painted outside on location or from a still life. Finishing a painting within a day is a challenge and rewarding. “Sometimes your location doesn’t have much to offer and sometimes it’s overwhelming, and sometimes it rains.” Join the artist on her creative journey: The exhibition not only features the paintings but also explains how they were created, which challenges had to be mastered in each case, and why Nicole prefers to paint from real life. Painting Demonstrating each Wed & Fri 1pm-3pm during the exhibition. Meet the artist and see how she works.
Craig Potton Gallery + Store (255 Hardy St, Nelson)
Featuring work by Artists: Antonio Murado, Allen Maddox, Ian MacDonald, Max Gimblett, Michael Dell, and Margaret Silverwood. We are also thrilled to have Karl Maughan’s most recent screen print “Zig Zag Road”. Come in for a look today.
Fibre Spectrum - (280 Trafalgar St Nelson) All of May: Exhibition "Eco Printing" by - local artist & Fibre Spectrum member, DIANE. - Eco Dyed Scarves & Tops with patterns & colours created from leaves printed onto fabric.
RED Gallery (1 Bridge Street, Nelson)
Until 17 May - showcasing new work by Artists David Ryan, Wendy Murphy, Brent Forbes and Jane Blackmore. Ceramics by Kairava Gullatz, Ingrid Firmin and Mandy Gargiulo.
18th May - 10 June ‘Mezcla’ - a series of new works by Georgina Hoby Scutt. Opening Friday 18th May 5.30-7.00pm
ArtyNelson (126 Trafalgar St, Nelson)
All April – A diverse selection of paintings, glass and ceramics from around the Nelson region.
The Nelson Provincial Museum - Pupuri Taonga o Te Tai Ao (Trafalgar St)
Until – May 27, National Geographic's 50 Greatest Photographs; showcases many of the most compelling imagery published in the history of the magazine.
Morri Street Café (Morrison St, Nelson) All of May Rahel Brodi- Sharrock
Marilyn Andrews Gallery, (221 Brook St) All of May: Exhibition of Nelson landscape works. Open by appointment. 027 652 2793 email@example.com