4th annual native bird paintings exhibition at Pukaha
10th of May 2017
4th annual native bird paintings exhibition at Pukaha Mount Bruce
22 well-known local artists have created an exhibition of native flora, fauna and wildlife which are now on display at Pukaha Mount Bruce until the end of July 2017.
Local artist Viv Walker has for the fourth consecutive year curated the Paintings at Pukaha exhibition for viewing in the Wild Café and Huia room at the Pukaha visitor centre. The official opening of Paintings at Pukaha is on Friday the 19 th of May at 5:30pm at the Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre.
“The artists are not only contributing to a stunning exhibition which brings home to all our visitors the beauty of New Zealand birds, they are also very kindly donating a portion of the sale of any of the paintings and prints towards our conservation work” says general manager Helen Tickner. “We are very grateful to Viv for again organising this exhibition and all the artists for their input”.
Artists include Paul Gadsby, Jacky Pearson, Ian Chapman and Max Bayliss. A full list of the artists can be found at www.pukaha.org.nz Entry to the exhibition is free although donations will be gratefully accepted. All artwork on display is also for sale with a percentage going directly to Pukaha Mount Bruce.