Gallery 4 &5

BIRKENHEAD COLLEGE - THE TIES THAT BIND

6 to 22 August

Birkenhead College’s reputation for excellence in the visual arts will be on full display with an exhibition of works from present and former students and teachers across a broad range of media, interests and concerns. Head of Art Naomi Bell will show a series of photographic portraits of students taken over the past decade, while Year 10 students will exhibit large Basquiat-style works and the painting class from Year 13 smaller experimental abstract pieces. The school’s alumni include several established artists and works for the show have come in from Australia and Wellington. It also boasts a number of talented performing artists, one of whom will grace the gallery floors at the opening.