In association with Guest Curator, Robert Ellis, the Fisher Gallery has gathered together a group of works by some of this countries leading artists. The exhibition centers around the theme of celebration as the point of departure for the artists involved in the show.
The exhibition also celebrates the beginning of a new decade of creative activity in contemporary artmaking. The diversity of approach of those actively involved in the exhibition helps make an exciting exhibition of works by established artists from throughout the country.
Artists involved in the exhibition include Binney, Blair, Brickell, Chilcott, Culbert, Dolezel, Driver, Ellis, Fahey, Frizzell, Garrity, Pat and Gil Hanly, Hotere, Karaka, Lett, Matchitt, Morrison, Muru, Pond-Eyley, Ritchie, Stringer, Thompson, Twiss, Woolaston and Zusters.
In addition the exhibition pays homage to Tony Fomison (1939-1990) who is represented by an example of his work. The exhibition also salutes and honours many of the artists that have assisted and exhibited at the Fisher Gallery since its inception.
→ Artwork on display, The Settler, 08-03-1990
→ Celebrations on a lesser scale, The Settler, 18-01-1990
→ Celebration - Fisher Gallery, New Zealand Herald, 22-03-1990
→ Display of contemporary work, Eastern Courier, 7-03-1990