RE:FRACTION Outdoor Glass Sculpture exhibition - 24th Oct 2011

Twenty-one glass artists from around the country display works at Waitakaruru Sculpture Park.

The exhibition includes work from artists such as Colleen Ryan-Priest, Stephanie Mann, Pam Olver, Ron Reichs and Lee Brogan. Also included is thirteen student works from the Whanganui Glass School.

Refraction is the most popular exhibition of the parks yearly seasonal exhibitions. Held in the rock garden area in October each year you get to hear the local frogs sing while viewing unique peices of art in a spectacular setting.
The exhibition was profiled on TVNZ and you can watch a video here

Below is an interview from Radio New Zealand with artists Di Tocker and Colleen Ryan-Priest ,co park owner Dorothy Wakeling, Sarah Anderson of the Sculpture Trust and curator of Refraction, Karl Chitham .

Click here to listen

This is a YouTube video from the previous years exhibition, well worth checking out.

Here is the crucial info:
Waitakaruru Arboretum and Sculpture Park
207 Scotsman Valley Rd, Tauwhare.
Owners John & Dorothy Wakeling,
Ph (07) 824 0733;
Open daily, 10am until dusk, entry $10 per person.

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