Delivery: between 9am – 10am, Friday 22nd of November
Exhibition: Opening from Friday 5.30pm 22nd - 24th November
Pick-up: from 4pm – 5pm Sunday, 24th November 2019
Rita Angus Sales 2019
Fifteen paintings with a value of $3,640 were sold. The successful artists were Roger Buchanan, Claire Clark, Eric Dyne, Charlotte Hird, Sue Johnson, Olympia Osborne, Rita Quirk, Vanda Safey, Denis Slowley, Linda Smith and Del Te Rito.
Richard Acey, Sheila Playford, Judith Royal and Sudha Shenoy also sold unframed works, Phil Dickson again sold more copies of his wonderful book and Sheila Playford, Annette Straugheir and Judith Royal were successful with card sales.
The club made a net profit from the event of $1,265, derived from entry fees and commissions from sales less minor costs. As is now customary, the club will provide 15% of this profit to Ryman’s chosen charity in recognition of their provision of the exhibition facilities and the opening night reception.
The two raffles this year, painted by past president Joan Coleman
Coromandel Country (oil) and Boatshed Scorching Bay (watercolour)
Joan Coleman's family kindly donated these two paintings to the club. Joan was an artist, tutor and past president of The Wellington Art Club 1981 -1988. She painted in watercolour, pastels and oils and was a tutor at The Wellington Art Club and Wellington High. Joan was instrumental in organizing the present Wellington Art Club building on its site in Chelsea Street, Miramar.
She became a Life Member of the club in 1988 and is remembered fondly by members of the Wellington Art Club.
Some highlights of the Rita Angus Exhibition
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