Saturday 14 October

COLIN McCAHON: ON THE ROAD – MEET THE ARTISTS

Artists Talk

October 14th 11.00 am

Doors open at 10.00

The artists in this exhibition were asked to submit work in response to McCahon or with reference to faith. Come along and meet some of the artists over a cup of tea or coffee. The following artists will chat about their work and their journey as artists.

(Please note that Artists Nigel Brown, John Laing and Paul Walsh will not be available for this event)

 

Theresa Cashmore That’s my King 2016 – The Nicene Creed 2017 , mixed media on canvas

Calligrapher and artist Cashmore, has a passion for words and like McCahon for passages of scripture. Yet her rendering of words are a complete contrast to McCahon’s hand.

Jessica Crothall On Building Bridges , 2013-2017  oil on canvas

Triptych installation acrylic paint and clear gel medium on three canvases

In this tribute to McCahon’s work by the same name, Jessica references the Christchurch earthquakes and the rebuild of Christchurch.

Gary Silipa    

Of Samoan heritage, Gary has just returned from Buenos Aires where he did an artist residency before embarking on an exciting sojourn around the continent. His two installations in this exhibition are inspired by his recent experiences in South America.

Somervell Presbyterian Church, 497 Remuera Road, General viewing between 10.00am – 2.00pm  This is your final chance to see the exhibition.

www.somervell.org.nz/artweek