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Works by Emma Hercus and Dean Brereton

26 Oct 2019 - 28 Oct 2019

You’re invited to the exhibition for Emma Hercus and Dean Brereton this Labour Weekend. Exhibition open daily from Saturday 26 until Tuesday 29 October, 10 am – 4 pm.

About the artists

Based in Plimmerton, with her supportive family, Emma is a painter and basket weaver. She enjoys working with acrylics on board, encaustics, wood carving, metal and all sorts of other recycled materials. Her artwork explores the impact people have had on New Zealand endemic birds.

Last month Emma won the Pataka and Friends Creativity and Promise award for her artwork The Huia Escapes the Patu. Earning herself a scholarship to study art with the Learning Connexion in Wellington next year. Emma has recently been working with master basket weaver, Eddie Douglas for the past three years, learning the art of basketry.

Originally from Manchester (England) Dean has been living in New Zealand since 2010. With have no formal training he has always had an interest in creating abstract pieces. His style of art is very much about ‘play’ and experimenting with multiple layers.

Dean started exhibiting in the early 2000s (in Manchester) and has only recently started again while in New Zealand. Dean previously held an exhibition in April this year at Wairua Matters, where he sold a few pieces and raised funds for CARE NZ.

  • Date: 26 Oct 2019 - 28 Oct 2019
  • Location:Red Rock Gallery
  • Curators:Emma Hercus and Dean Brereton

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