Click the image to load the 2017 Artists Catalogue. Studios are numbered both within the catalogue and on the website geographically beginning with the Starting Point Exhibition*. Use the studio numbers with reference to the below map to plan your route. Enhance and extend your experience of Whanganui’s arts community by participating in a Weekday Workshop, Gallery Floortalk and evening events– all brand new additions in 2017.
We hope you enjoy your time in Whanganui during Artists Open Studios.
*Please note all the studios are based in Whanganui unless otherwise stated.
About The Cover
For the first time the cover of this year’s catalogue was chosen through extensive screening and judging in our first ever Cover Competition offered to all registered artists. Twelve finalists were offered for judging to our guest judges Adrian Hailwood and Billy Apple. They unanimously chose the winning image by artist Amy Fitzgerald.
“A portrait of my son (aged 2). I enjoy embroidery as a working mum of two children. I also like creating my own patterns from photographs in Photoshop – where I have completed embroidery/portraits of both my children in black and white. Nostalgic; handmade yet contemporary embroidery.” – Amy Fitzgerald