YEAR OF THE MASK
TŪPARA Gallery will host an exhibition of paintings by Walter (Bub) Dewes (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu) – from his collection named, Year Of The Mask.
Dewes says he loves to paint abstract faces/masks, which represent feelings, tipuna and whānau, hidden in these are different symbols like birds, kowhaiwhai, feathers, leaves, all sorts of elements — which all have meaning. Join us at TŪPARA Gallery for the opening, artist talks and live painting events with Walter Dewes and Nick Tupara.
Opening Night : 5.30pm – 7.00pm, Friday 1 Oct
Artist talks and live painting : 5.00pm – 7.30pm, Saturday and Sunday 9 – 10 & 16 – 17 Oct
Gallery hours : 9am – 2pm, Monday – Friday
Image credit: Walter Dewes