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Wild Dunedin Committee Meeting by Kerry Mackay
Photo by Jeannie Hayden

Wild Inspiration: An Evening with Two Artists

Otago Museum —

Sunday 10 October - 5.30pm Hutton Theatre. Enjoy a Sunday evening out at Otago Museum, enjoy a drink and hear from Dunedin artists Kerry Mackay and Janet de Wagt. Kerry Mackay is a local artist who uses textiles to create whimsical, multi-dimensional pieces and is one half of Dunedin duo – theartdept. Janet de Wagt is a painter whose highly expressive landscape paintings are readily identifiable and often capture the wilder side of the lower half of the South Island. Both artists work with found materials and inspire school children to create art projects that connect with the natural world. They both exhibit at Gallery de Novo, one of Dunedin’s leading galleries.

Janet de Wagt makes do with a farm gate and boot of her car on location, Otago Peninsula. — Image by: Janet de Wagt

 Listen to Janet and Kerry as they talk about their art and where their inspiration comes from, over a glass of wine.  

"The Plastic Gleaners - MacAndrew Bay" as part of an exhibition reworking old master prints. — Image by: Artist: Janet de Wagt

All tickets include a glass of wine, admission to the event and a chance to win a work of art by Janet de Wagt or Kerry Mackay.

Sheep featuring vintage blankets and pom poms are one of artist Kerry Mackay's favourite subjects for trophies. — Image by: Artist: Kerry Mackay

 Proceeds from the event support the Dunedin Wildlife Hospital.

One of Janet de Wagt's most recent exhibitions featured coastal Southland - this painting at Cosy Nook. — Image by: Artist: Janet de Wagt

Tickets $15, ($5 from each ticket donated to the Dunedin Wildlife Hospital)

To Book:  https://otagomuseum.nz/whats-on/wild-inspiration

This event will take place at Alert Level 2. Bookings are essential, limited tickets are available to this event. 

Level 2 restrictions apply, all attendees are required to scan in, social distance and to wear a face covering at all times during this event.

To book: https://otagomuseum.nz/whats-on/wild-inspiration    

Or Phone: 03 -474 7474

Night flying - solar light sculptures by Kerry Mackay — Image by: Artist: Kerry Mackay