Sculpture blog

  • EAST 2020 - Novel Coronavirus Lifestyle
    EAST is the flagship biennial exhibition for Hastings City Art Gallery, for the first time selected by HCAG's new curator Clayton Gibson. He and his team have gathered together 50 or so works from within the Hawke's Bay region and they represent a fascinating representation of Bay artists.

    This is my exhibit for EAST
    Posted: Wednesday 25 November 2020
  • My garden featured in Haven magazine
    I am excited to have my garden with its sculpture featured in Haven's December 2020 edition
    Posted: Wednesday 25 November 2020
  • Earthling firing
    Fired in a gas kiln, what a difference in the colour of the fired clay! The vibrant terracotta figure was closest to the gas flame the purple/brown one furthest away. The clay is Feeney's red raku and they were fired to 1200degC. Thank you Kim Morgan for allowing me to use your kiln.
    Posted: Tuesday 10 November 2020
  • Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition 10-15 November 2020
    Four terracotta figures and seem fully engaged with the white bird they hold. Earthling series are installed in the Russell's beautiful Round Garden in rural Hawke's Bay south of Hastings.
    Posted: Monday 9 November 2020
  • Women in Work
    Standing on totara plinths, topped with beaten copper 'Women in Work' depict the modern women's balance of family life and occupation. The terracotta figures are installed in the Russell's beautiful Round Garden in rural Hawke's Bay south of Hastings.
    Posted: Monday 9 November 2020
  • Wildflower Sculpture Exhibition 10-15 November 2020
    Every two years the Russell family open their gardens to artists and public for this amazing exhibition when the garden is at it's peak in Spring. Over 200 artists are represented from around New Zealand and the event attracts huge numbers of visitors. It is the seventh biennial event and all proceeds go to the Cranford Hospice of Hawke's Bay.
    Posted: Monday 9 November 2020
  • TIKA TONU Exhibition
    Thirty-four Maori artists show their work in Hastings City Art Gallery. Kay Bazzard writes about the significance of cultural design traditions for these artists who focus on the traditional values and motifs and make them relevant to their lives, now.
    Posted: Monday 21 September 2020
  • Posted: Monday 31 August 2020
  • as selected for EAST in November 2020 at the Hastings City Art Gallery
    Posted: Monday 31 August 2020
  • Posted: Monday 31 August 2020
  • Posted: Monday 31 August 2020
  • On 25 March 2020 the New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Adern announced that NZ was at Alert Level 4, Total Lockdown for an initial period of 4 weeks.
    Posted: Wednesday 15 April 2020
  • Work in progress
    Posted: Thursday 2 April 2020
  • Getting started is the thing.
    Posted: Wednesday 1 April 2020
  • Posted: Wednesday 1 April 2020

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