What's
on

Stratford Village Quilters
21st Anniversary Exhibition

1 – 24 February 2019

In 2015 Sue Cooke, a Whanganui-based landscape artist, received a year-long grant from the Pollack Krasner Foundation in New York that funded drawing, research and development of proposals for artwork based on the past and current deforestation of New Zealand’s indigenous forests. 
A SONGLESS LAND is one of the proposals that grew out of drawing in Northland’s Kauri Forests and Southland’s Beech Forests. Opening first at Percy Thomson Gallery in Stratford, Taranaki, the exhibition immerses viewers through the mediums of ink, canvas and paper in deforestation, regeneration and highlights natural beauty in order to focus the audience’s attention on protecting New Zealand’s small and ever-diminishing indigenous forest stock...

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Photo: Matt Smith

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Sue Cooke
A Songless Land

An Artist's Exploration of Beech, Kamahi and Kauri Forests

1 – 24 March 2019

In 2015 Sue Cooke, a Whanganui-based landscape artist, received a year-long grant from the Pollack Krasner Foundation in New York that funded drawing, research and development of proposals for artwork based on the past and current deforestation of New Zealand’s indigenous forests. 

A SONGLESS LAND is one of the proposals that grew out of drawing in Northland’s Kauri Forests and Southland’s Beech Forests. Opening first at Percy Thomson Gallery in Stratford, Taranaki, the exhibition immerses viewers through the mediums of ink, canvas and paper in deforestation, regeneration and highlights natural beauty in order to focus the audience’s attention on protecting New Zealand’s small and ever-diminishing indigenous forest stock....

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Upcoming
exhibitions

Sue Cooke: A Songless Land
Friday 1 March – Sunday 24 March 2019

Purely Pastel:
Members of the Pastel Association of New Zealand
Friday 29 March – Sunday 21 April 2019

Percy's
Place

Percy's Place is our boutique art shop featuring high-quality work by local artists.

Open weekdays 10.30am — 3.30pm, and weekends 10.30am – 2.30pm

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Kia ora.
Welcome to Percy Thomson Gallery

Percy Thomson Gallery is Stratford's public art gallery and was opened in June 2002.

The gallery has developed and grown over the years, now receiving national recognition as a thriving and diverse exhibition space catering for all age groups and interests and involving the community at large.

New exhibitions start every three to four weeks, and vary between national, local and regional artists – established and emerging.

  

Address

Percy Thomson Gallery
Prospero Place
56 Miranda Street
Stratford

Telephone & Email

06 765 0917 
Email

Gallery Director

Rhonda Bunyan

Opening hours

10.30am – 4.00pm weekdays 
10.30am – 3.00pm weekends 

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, 
New Years Day, Good Friday, 
Easter Sunday, Anzac Day 
and between exhibitions

 

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