Art Box Gallery is now advertising in the Christchurch Metropol, a lovely, glossy social magazine that gets 45,000 copies out and about in homes and businesses throughout Christchurch. This month the Art Box advertisement is featured in the Cup Week bumper edition of the Metropol. We are promoting Paul Smith's acrylic on canvas abstract painting called 'Darwin Was..' which is retailing for $500.00 along with our 'splash' logo designed by SlipStream creative, our favourite graphic design team.
Christchurch Community Arts Council
The Christchurch Community Arts Council (CCAC) is a voluntary incorporated body made up of elected members of the Christchurch arts community. CCAC's prime objectives are to:
Membership of their executive is by election at the September AGM or by request of one or more executive members at anytime during an executive's term of office.
Vivienne Davidson is a contact person who can be contacted at email@example.com
Art in Christchurch
Art Box Gallery, 16 Loftus St Papanui, is pleased to be part of the national initiative called ArtTrails. This useful website includes galleries and studios and places of artistic interest for tourists and locals alike. ArtTrails is the premier online guide to arts, culture and heritage destinations in New Zealand.
If you enjoy finding your way around art trails and creative gateways as much as we do, then this site is for you. Check it out at www.arttrails.co.nz and get searching for art in Christchurch!
Introducing Nigel Wilson
Nigel was born in 1957 and grew up in Wellington. He has been a full-time artist since leaving the teaching profession in 1997. He was Associate Art Teacher at Cargill High School for seven years.
He has a Fine Arts Degree from Ilam, University of Canterbury, completed in 1982, where he was tutored under Don Peebles. Since then he has exhibited regularly, winning a number of painting awards and is well represented in public and private collections throughout New Zealand and has 27 solo exhibitions to his name. In the year 2000 Nigel moved to Alexandra, where he continues to boldly paint the Otago landscape. More recent involvement with the Central Otago Art Society saw his appointment as President in 2008-9.
We are pleased to be representing this established artist at Art Box Gallery. He work is exhibited at galleries around New Zealand. Welcome Nigel!