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The Two Worlds of Ivan Button at Art on the Quay, Kaiapoi

 

Date:

Sat 23 Jan 2021, 12:00 am

Venue:

Art on the Quay
176 Williams Street
Kaiapoi

Category:

Exhibitions, Visual Arts, Painting,

Accessibility:

Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets, Mobility parking

Cost:

free

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Listed By:

Art on the Quay

 

North Canterbury watercolourist, Ivan Button, opens an exhibition of new works that see a more expressive application of wet-on-wet techniques to his traditional watercolour painting. Involved in art since the 1960s with a background as a graphic artist and illustrator, he is committed to plein-air painting as his starting point, sketching on location and gathering information and references for studio works.  He is in good company, his choice of location shared in a history of painting of the Waimakariri by Rona Fleming, Vivienne Mountford and Olivia Spencer Bower.  As a watercolourist, Button also facilitates workshops, believing in the value of ‘artists sharing together’.  His interests span family, friends, sport, music, good coffee, the opportunity to laugh – and his faith in God.

DETAILS

Ivan Button, This or That – the two worlds of Ivan Button.

Art on the Quay

176 Williams Street, Kaiapoi

 

IMAGE

1. Ivan Button, View Over North Waimakariri River, 2020, watercolour

 
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