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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Please join me ....

In May 2010, 10 New Zealand artists travelled to Cassino, Italy for the largest exhibition of New Zealand artworks. I was part of this group and it also included several NZ Art Guild members. The "Legato" exhibition was in commemoration of the Battle of Cassino and the focus of the artworks was spreading the message of world peace. We all spent time in the region and then went separate ways to explore Italy - from the far north to the deep south.  We had many different adventures and experiences.

One year on, eight artists from this group have come together again to share with you our experiences and thoughts from Italy. Through photography, painting and sculpture we will take you on a journey that you won't want to miss. 

All of the artists exhibiting will be at the opening night and would love the opportunity to talk to you personally about their artworks and experiences.

Please join us on Monday 16th May, 5:30 - 7:30pm, New Zealand Academy of Arts, 1 Queen's Warf, Wellington.

While we were in Italy at the Legato exhibition we were all interviewed about our artworks and our involvement.  To see a glimpse behind the scenes click on these links

Sophia Elise
Theresa Cashmore
Cath Sheard
Jon Stevenson
Lorraine Beattie
Sharlene Schmidt
Frances Rookes
Margherita Giampietri


Anonymous said...

You guys are so lucky to go to Italy. I was there a few times. Now, I can only dream of taking my oils, brushes, canvas etc and painting all the beauty of the country. Your designes are BEAUTIFUL!

Sophia Elise said...

It was a once in a lifetime trip - such a beautiful country - I'm pleased that you have had the opportunity to visit Italy as well. Thank you for your lovely comment about my art :-)