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Fine Arts Student Series

Ilam Campus Gallery, Block 2, SoFA, 15 July – 3 September

The Ilam School of Fine Arts’ Student Series showcases current student work across the studios and comprises of four two-week exhibitions.

The first exhibition is After Nature: A Remix of Fragility by Donna Patterson, Janie Bruce, Olivia Chamberlain and Mandy Joass. The exhibit of paintings and sculpture opens 5pm Tuesday 14 July and runs until 25 July.

The second exhibition, Near Drowning, features multidisciplinary work by Melissa MacLeod. Opening night is from 5pm, Friday 24 July and runs until 6 August.

Keep an eye on the School of Fine Arts website for details of the final two exhibitions in the series closer to the time.

If you’re really into sculpture, then you also need to check out Aggregate, the Ilam School of Fine Arts’ annual sculpture exhibition. This will be at 132-140 Lichfield St (behind Smash Palace) from 5pm Tuesday 24 July until 2 August.

Fine Arts Student wins first place at Christchurch Art Show

Stephanie McEwin, who is a Fine Arts Honours student at UC, is celebrating after winning first place and $2500 at the inaugural Christchurch Art Show for her piece Yellow Beach 1. McEwin has described her creative painting as “kitschy” with a 1950s feel. Following this exciting accomplishment Stephanie has her sights set on travelling to India where she can learn more about heavily populated nations and develop the theme of her artwork.

For further information read more here.

Stephanie’s winning piece
Stephanie’s winning piece