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Growing from a small group of artists in Wellington in 1975, Watercolour New Zealand is this country's only society dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of watercolour painting.

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Splash-2015

'Splash'-2015

The Splash 2015 exhibition at the Academy Galleries in Wellington has now finished. Viewers were impressed by the high quality of the paintings displayed and the professionalism of the exhibition presentation.

259 paintings were hung, painted by 110 artists from across New Zealand, as far afield as Timaru, Hokitika, St Arnaud, Feilding, Gisborne and Auckland. Guest artist Bernadette Parsons was one of the 30 artists featured in Denis Robinson’s book New Zealand in Watercolour.

Joint winners of Watercolour New Zealand Supreme Award: 'Ben Hana - Blanket Man' by Jimmy Chen and 'Morning Shadows, Crown Terrace' by Adrian Cave

Winner of Gordon Harris Ltd Award for Innovation in Watercolour: 'Rain Over Somes Island, Wellington Harbour' by Libby Kemp

Winner of French Art Shop People's Choice Award: 'Big swell, income storm' by Dennis Greenwood

See a small selection from the 259 works painted by 110 artists from across New Zealand





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