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Watercolours in the Our Times exhibition continue to attract buyers. On this occasion a prominent local collector has acquired the superb impressionist composition by gallery artist Martin Necas, entitled, A Break in the Weather. ...

September 24, 2022

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Fine Country by gallery artist Martin Necas presents a reminder for viewers of the exhibition, Our Times that whatever the trails and tribulations that society has accumulated in the past few years, the quality of our landscapes and indeed opportunities to enjoy, remain untarnished. It is a reminder that the topographical grand narrative remains. Necas presents this watercolour in his typical expressive mode perhaps punctuated with some finer detail to emphasise the indurate nature of nature its...

September 15, 2022

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Fairlie Time by Bernadette Parsons catches the impressionist Turneresque style that Welcome Swallow Gallery regulars love. This composition projects into the future, not just anchored in the past. The misty vista before us is open yet unknown. This invitingly represents a pathway yet to be found but insists upon being explored. Sold to an Italian collector....

September 15, 2022

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There is no denying that Parsons's atmospheric watercolours frequently draw sharp intakes of breath from gallery visitors. This is definitely the case for the composition Drawing Us Back, from the current Our Times exhibition at the Welcome Swallow Gallery. Just sold....

September 9, 2022

New Arrival

After several years in storage, a voyage of many thousands of miles, some polishing and careful carpentry repairs, we present the new addition to our display inventory. This China cabinet from the 1930s is now part of the Welcome Swallow portfolio. It is a delight to see....

September 5, 2022

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Sandra Barlow's contemporary composition, A Peaceful Time, takes the exhibition title Our Times, quite literally by inserting a time-piece into a solid wall that opens a window looking towards the colours of the spectrum enhanced by the powerful peace sign. In these times, 'our times', Barlow's oil painting lays down both a hope and a challenge.  A series of three love hearts reflect this challenge in term love's influence that can be seen as rising or falling....

September 5, 2022

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Tui and Wisteria is part of the Janet Marshall collection of watercolours that the Welcome Swallow Gallery is proud to have on display. This gorgeous original composition will soon be winging its way to the UK....

August 31, 2022

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From the exhibition Our Times, gallery artist Bernadette Parsons's much admired watercolour composition Of Simpler Things has found its forever home in the Waikato. Quite right too....

August 27, 2022

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Letterbox is a lovely watercolour from gallery artist, Sandra Barlow who has delicately captured, in soft variegated hues of pink, brown and blue, a deceptively complex composition that offers a subtle if not hidden whimsical 'family portrait'. A gallery favourite, now posted to a private collection. ...

August 24, 2022

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It's certainly coming home for gallery artists Toni Kingstone who has again sold from the latest exhibition, Our Times. Her beautiful composition, Homecoming has taken flight having been acquired by a collector in Queenstown. ...

August 20, 2022

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From the latest Welcome Swallow Gallery exhibition, Our Times, Toni Kingstone's roundels of acrylic and resin continue to enchant gallery goers. On this occasion her delicate yet vibrant composition, Keep the Faith, has found favour with a local collector. ...

August 18, 2022

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Sandra Barlow continues to attract buyers for her complex compositions that are reflective of the meaning of life and perhaps even beyond. Here we have a transfer of water partially impeded, from one level, in time and space, to another.  The 'final' visual alert is a small red stone, bottom right. In terms of understanding the title of this intriguing watercolour from the Resident Artists' Gallery, Erratic, you are invited to google, this word alongside the word geology. All will be reveal...

August 12, 2022

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Gallery artist Toni Kingstone has been both perfecting and then selling increasingly complex acrylic and resin compositions. Add to the list this magnificent 1000mm roundel entitled Contemplation, from the Resident Artists' Gallery. Beautiful beast of a size. ...

August 11, 2022

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Sold from the Resident Artist's Galley this exquisite botanica-inspire leaf composition by gallery artist, Sandra Barlow.  ...

August 8, 2022

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The Final Frontier by gallery artist Sandra Barlow has boldly warped off the the walls from the Our Times exhibition recently opened. Destination, presumably where no-one has gone before......

August 6, 2022

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We are delighted that Sue Currie, from the South Island, and new to the Welcome Swallow Gallery, has already recorded her first sale from the Our Times exhibition, recently launched. Her beautiful watercolour, moderne landscape, Saturday Afternoon, Lyttelton Harbour, was rapidly acquired, at first sight on preview day, by a local collector....

August 4, 2022

Busy time at Welcome Swallow properties!

During the first week of August @ Welcome Swallow we are launching a new Gallery in the CBD that will have it's own CBD collection, while in Hamilton East the August Resident Artists' Gallery will be complemented with the major exhibition, Our Times, launching on Friday 5th August. Rock and roll....

July 31, 2022

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This magnificent pencil drawing, The Journey Home, by 15 years old Amy Hou has entranced gallery visitors for the length of the exhibition. This is her narrative:"The Journey Home tells the story of a man living his ordinary life waiting for a bus home in a village, but instead he somehow made his way onto the internet. He found a way to live on forever by living out his ordinary life. Through this piece, I hope to allow the audience to hear the story of this man. This man has been labelled “g...

July 30, 2022

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From the Resident Artists' Gallery, Sandra Barlow's fine still life oil painting Mantel & Coal Bucket has been sold to a discerning local collector. The composition is noteworthy for is monochrome style that uses a novel floor-level perspective which in turn creates a dramatic 3-D effect with the mantel. ...

July 29, 2022

New Exhibition: Our Times

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July 26, 2022

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The acrylic and resin compositions by gallery artist Toni Kingstone continue to attract buyers; especially on the same day. Second sale (of the day) has gone to a very discerning New Zealand collector who was immediately entranced by the powerful combination of rich colours that adorn On the Wing - now taken flight....

July 25, 2022

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Ironsands, a fine Acrylic and Resin composition by gallery artist, Toni Kingstone has been greatly admired since it entered the gallery collection and has now been acquired by a local collector. Kingstone continues to produce a diverse range of these compositions and is one of its finest proponents. ...

July 25, 2022

Time to Give

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July 20, 2022

Celebration

Celebrating Heather's 90th birthday in the gallery. Heather is one of the 'gallery and gifts' volunteers who are all committed to raising funds for children leading incredibly tough lives. Community at the heart of all we do. We celebrate all our volunteers who make our exhibitions possible. Priceless the legacy: immeasurable the good....

July 11, 2022

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“You’re only supposed to blow the bloody doors off…” The distinctive tones of Oscar winning actor Michael Caine resonate from the East End of London and across the entire world. The voice, the black-rimmed glasses, the iconic roles in Alfie, Zulu, Cider House Rules, The Italian Job, and many more are resplendent of a time and style that are irrevocably associated with the silver screen. Of the plethora of available images, artist Debra Thompson has chosen the 1965 film, The Ipcress ...

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