Queenstown artists and pals Emma Butler (left), holding her
oil on canvas Sunshine (2013), and Kathryn Pender, holding
her mixed-media Splash (2013), have teamed up to present
their debut dual exhibition, which opens to the public today
from 5pm to 7pm.
The talented world-travellers are members of the Queenstown
Art Society and said yesterday their shared passion for
primary colours and the sense of positive energy in their
work made them natural partners for the joint exhibition,
''On a High'', at the Cloakroom Gallery, on the corner of
Stanley and Ballarat Sts.
Ms Butler, originally from England, will display 15 pieces
from her popular Ruby series and her new oil-on-canvas
series, Porcelaina. Ms Pender, originally from Scotland, also
unveils 15 pieces from her ''underwater phase'', where she
captured the nature and power of water, as witnessed on her
journeys around the South Island.
The artists will attend the opening of ''On a High'' tonight.
The exhibition will be open daily until February 28.