Tue, 17 May|
Rachael Errington Solo Exhibition Opening
Come and take a walk with us in the forests created by Rachael Errington as we celebrate the opening of her 2022 solo exhibition.
Time & Location
17 May, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
ArtSelect Gallery, 19A Osborne Street, Newmarket, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
About the event
We are excited to invite you and your guests to celebrate the opening of Rachael Errington's 2022 Solo Exhibition. Date: Tuesday the 17th of May 2022 Time: 6-8 pm Venue: ArtSelect Gallery, 19A Osborne Street, Newmarket, Auckland Rachael grew up in the middle of an English wood where she, with her brother, spent most of their time building dens and treehouses. This beginning has undoubtedly cemented Rachael’s enduring fascination with trees. Although Rachael’s BA (Hons) is in Illustration, her studies included photography, textiles and printmaking; all of which have informed the way she paints now. After various creative endeavours and travels, including a research trip to Asia to study the influence culture has on art; Rachael relocated to New Zealand and is now absorbed in the diversity that this landscape presents. As time has progressed, Rachael’s tree paintings have taken on a life of their own. Intricate textures of bark created with modelling paste and other ‘secret’ compounds are tactile and 3-dimensional. The colours are the depth and warmth of autumn and the fresh lime green tones of spring. Fascinated by the ever-changing play of filtered light Rachael encourages the viewer to step into the woods, to smell it, to feel it and to be soothed. “I’m endlessly fascinated with using different techniques to recreate colours. I love being able to squash colour across a surface”. Rachael constantly draws inspiration while walking and hiking. “My work is emotive – It is all I ever want to do. “ The works of art on display can be previewed on this web page: https://www.artselect.gallery/rachael-errington-1 Contact me, Ngaire, on any of my contact details below to register your interest to purchase any of these works of art before the opening. We look forward to seeing you and your guests at the opening reception and during the exhibition.