McNamara Gallery Photography
Whanganui has a significant photographic heritage and the Sarjeant Gallery, our public gallery, a nationally significant collection. The Tylee Cottage Artist-in-Residence scheme began in Wanganui in 1986, and the following artists have been recipients: Laurence Aberhart (1986), Anne Noble (1989),
Ans Westra (1993), George Krause (1997/8), Paul Johns (2005, Ben Cauchi (2005/6), Andrew Ross(2009)
McNamara Gallery Photography opened 25.1.02 and exhibits New Zealand, selected Pacific Rim & International, photographically-based art. We are dedicated to exhibiting and promoting lens-based media, and exploring the range of practice.
Our interest is fundamentally in modern & contemporary art practice; however, we have an annual exhibition examining photographs from the 1960s -1980s. We also exhibit selected work from earlier periods.
We have monthly exhibitions and represent a large number of N.Z. and some international artists. We are a frequent resource for public gallery loans and also produce out-reach exhibitions.
We hold, or have available to us, a comprehens...
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