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The Sitting - Wine & Cheese Event

The Sitting - Wine & Cheese Event

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  • Sat 22 Jul ’17, 5:00pm – 7:00pm


Riversdale Community Centre, 73 Newcastle Street, Gore Show map


All Ages Licensed

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $25.00

‘The Sitting’ will be an entertaining event in a casual and relaxed atmosphere where Stephen Martyn Welch paints Southland’s own Art Icon Jim Geddes – famous for the Eastern Southland Gallery which houses the John Money Collection, Ralph Hotere Gallery, Rita Angus and Theo Schoon works. You may have seen the TVNZ7 series where he painted twenty portraits in five months that included sitters such as Dame Cath Tizard, Sir Graham Henry, Tiki Taane, Te Radar. With these amazing painting skills and Jims art knowledge, it will be a most informative and fun night. As a bonus, if you haven’t had time so see the exhibition beforehand we reopen at the conclusion.

Guest Artist Stephen Martyn Welch – described as ‘New Zealand’s top portrait painter without question’.

To see his work you can understand why. Capturing a likeness and essence of the person. A previous winner and multi-time finalist in the Adam Portraiture Awards his paintings if seen remain ingrained in your visual memory.

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