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Otago and Southland artist Janet de Wagt (left) has spent the last 25 years visiting the region’s seashores, painting on location wherever she goes.
Her inspirationis clear.
From depictions of stormy seas to the calm water of the Fiordland sounds, de Wagt’s thick brushstrokes offer a glimpse of how dynamic her subject can be.
She said there were three elements to the exhibition; her art, museum collections and a community art project which enabled children and adults to craft using plastic.
‘‘This is away of telling a deeper story.’’
Four-year-old Luca Pryde (right) visited on Saturday with her family, and made an octopus out of a bottle and its label.
• Coastal Murihiku will exhibit at He Waka Tuia inInvercargill until July 18.