The Taieri Art Group has introduced a mid-winter art
exhibition into its schedule, as well as the regular October
The winter exhibition was held over a two days last week at
the Mosgiel Library.
One of the event organisers, Janet Thomson, said it was not
how the group usually did it, but was keen to see how it
It was a ''casual sort of exhibition'' and members of the art
group were able to bring along any pieces they had produced.
Mrs Thomson said she was very happy with the turnout,
featuring 65 pieces from 14 artists, which was more than
Mrs Thomson also included some of her own art, including work
with acrylic, oils and watercolour, along with handmade
Her pieces were a ''real mixture'', from landscapes to
abstract and one of her most interesting was a coloured
weather map produced in acrylic.
Mrs Thomson became interested in art after she left school
and has been a member of the Taieri Art Group for about 14
She said she was happy to show her work in the exhibition and
hoped people would enjoy it.
''I enjoy doing it. It is nice to put it in the exhibition,''
An oil painting of Mt Cook by Carolyn Bayne was sold.
• For more information about the art group,
- Bridget Rutherford