TARRED & feathered

Plans are well underway for my next show – Tarred & Feathered – which is opening in August. I am really excited about this as it is my first big show with just my taxidermy sculptures.  I have some exciting new pieces I have created and looking forward to sharing them with you. Chris Dennis and I have teamed up to put this show on and we have been working very hard. We are creating a ‘pop-up gallery’ and have timed our show to coincide with the Auckland Art Fair. There will be a lot of people in Auckland from the beginning of August, so we thought we would take advantage of that and do something ourselves.

We have found an amazing space in Newmarket. And also managed to secure some sponsorship from Premier Print and Pernod Ricard NZ to help us out…thanks to both of you for your generosity!! We really appreciate it.

Here is some more information about the show:

Tarred & feathered, Karley Feaver, Chris Dennis

Karley Feaver, Chris Dennis

August 1st – 14th, 2011
Mon – Sun:  11am-7pm (or by appointment).
Opening reception: Tuesday August 2nd, 5.30 to 9pm.

From the 4th to the 7th of August 2011, the Auckland Art Fair will host the best galleries in Australia and New Zealand showing some of the freshest and most exciting art and artists.

Not everyone will be there…

Coinciding with Auckland Art Fair, Tarred and Feathered will run from August 1st to 14th at,22 McColl Street in Newmarket (adjacent to Auckland’s prestigious Tim Melville and Fox/Jensen galleries).

With an opening reception on Tuesday August 2nd from 5.30 – 9pm, this 2 person show will feature sculpture by Karley Feaver and painting by Chris Dennis.

tar and feather
1. To punish (a person) by covering with tar and feathers.
2. To criticize severely and devastatingly; excoriate.

To be tarred and feathered was an unofficially sanctioned form of public display. It was designed as a punishment and to force the subject to change their ways or run them out-of-town.

In August 2011 we hope that won’t be the case and look forward to seeing you.

22 McColl Street.  Newmarket.  Auckland.  Map
Tel: 021 172 9842 / 021 828 226
Enquiries: tarredandfeatherdnz@gmail.com
Information: http://tarredfeathered.blogspot.com       Facebook

 

About Karley Burgs

Artist - Painter, Sculptor Lover of Taxidermy Girl Friday
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