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il.lus.trate - opens tomorrow

Thistle Hall is a vibrant community centre in the heart of New Zealand's cultural capital. We provide a community hall, meeting room and Wellington's only community gallery showcasing a range of artists and crafts people, from the established to the emerging. Thistle Hall is located one the corner of Cuba and Arthur streets. The shows on at Thistle Hall Community Gallery are run by the artists who hire it.

On Now

Saint Catherine's College

il.lus.trate; (verb) “to exhibit awesome artworks for you to come and see”

Are you interested in street art? Well come along to the Saint Catherine’s College year 12 art exhibition, Students’inspiration range from the whacky ideas of Banksy, to the fictional characters of the Simpsons. If you want to see art with meaning, this is a date made especially for you! With food and entertainment and a chance to buy paintings on canvas starting from $20, you wouldn’t want to miss this opportunity!

Open 11.00am – 6.00pm Tuesday 30 September – Saturday 4 October.

Close of auction party Saturday 4 October. (All welcome)
7.00pm – Live music, drinks, nibbles.
7:30pm – Bids close
8.00pm – Pay for and collect wrapped artworks.

Up Next
6 - 12 OCTOBER 2008

World-Wide Peep Show
John Waterson

Opening 5.00pm Monday 6 October.

RSVPs by email would be supportive but not necessary. We love walk ins too, so tell a friend. Thanks in advance.

Alternatively we are making Saturday morning refreshments at the gallery for those of you who can’t make it during the week. Please come along then, an RSVP would help us serve you.

The gallery will be open from 11.00am – 7.00pm Tuesday to Sunday. John will be using the time creatively (only some say) – with a trestle of wonderment, which he will be using to create further works. To see the artist in action week days…please come along.

“Twenty years plus in LA CA might have something to do with it , folks.”

Turn up, drop in & freak out!

My artwork is assemblages of vintage & antique objects; fabric, porcelain, ephemera, flotsam and jetsam. The array creates 3D, often tactile, sculptural observations. Works are often fun, but designed to emote and reflect social, metaphysical and sometimes deeply personal events. With this communion I hope to stimulate my audience, and evoke feelings on many levels, even if only a smile.

Please see for more information


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