The Whitianga Art Group’s Annual Summer Exhibition opens on Monday 3 January 2022 with a wine and cheese evening starting at 6.00pm. The exhibition will be opened by this year’s guest artist Peter Nicholson.

Open until Monday 31 January 2022, the exhibition will feature all new works by at least 20 members created over the last twelve months. Some of those artists are: Margaret Gibson, Raewyn Williams, Mies Harbers, Marilyn Nicholson, Marguerite Muellers, Jackie Chatfield, Merle Ward, Gaylene Lonergan, Munin Tonsri, Beverley Trimbel, Julie Ellis, Diliana Davenhill, Shona McLean, Jenny Cotterell, Wendy Algie, Suzie Andrew, Patricia Olson, Jeanette Wouters, Marianne Sikking.

Each year there is a raffle of a painting donated by one of the Art Group members. The 2022 painting has been donated by Diliana Davenhill.

The Whitianga Art Group has a long and rich history dating back to 1969. The Art Centre is open on Thursdays and Fridays from 10am to 4pm. Anyone is welcome to join in and the group have some materials available to get new members started. A daily fee of $3 is charged to cover refreshments. The annual membership subscription is $40.