Category Archives: Art

At about SSE

The Red Art Gallery lives up to its name. Just. Colouring pencils in the cafe. Advertisements

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Playing real good…

…for free. Not quite sure who rolls out the piano every day on Mapua wharf – it’s either Alberta’s or the Jellyfish – but it’s a definite magnet for the marginally to rather talented during the holiday season. This young … Continue reading

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Tidal by Brent Forbes. Red Gallery in Nelson. If you lived here, you’d know how good this is…

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Cutting a new orbit

Steve Fullmer is an American potter who lives in Tasman, just up the track from here. Known him for ages and a day and he’s a pretty cool dude. The Suter Gallery in Nelson is honouring him with a retrospective … Continue reading

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Creativity in Nelson’s South St.

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“This is a good image”

Said Barbara Franklet, highly attractive (and no less talented) artist, in her Mockingbird Studio in Nelson. “You should use it” No point in arguing. It turns into this Her pictures “grace” our walls, as she puts it… And just to … Continue reading

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Darryl Frost plays with fire

Darryl Frost has 2 kilns – the “fast one” (takes a mere 24 hours..) and the “slow one”. The “slow one” burns for 10 days in the Japanese anagama tradition and delivers stunning outcomes, melted and scarred from the heat … Continue reading

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