Thursday, 07 February 2019 11:11

Artist immortalises classic kiwi farming imagery

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One of the paintings from the exhibit. One of the paintings from the exhibit.

A new solo exhibition by Manawatu artist Graham Christensen captures rural scenes that may someday be forgotten.

On Sunday the 17th of February, Christensen will be opening his second solo exhibition 'Classic New Zealand Farming' in Mangaweka.

The exhibition aims to capture rural moments in time that will likely be forgotten as each generation of farmer moves on.

Christensen has spent most of his life involved in farming, mainly in the Manawatu, but only started painting in his 60s. 

Classic New Zealand Farming opens on Sunday the 17th of February at 2pm with an opportunity to meet the artist over drinks and nibbles at the Yellow Church Gallery, State Highway 1, Mangaweka.

Graham Christensen

 

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