Abstract Artist - new work showing at Helium Gallery, Rotorua

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Abstract Artist: Kirsty Black

Hi, I’m Kirsty Black a contemporary New Zealand abstract artist, painting from my studio in Maraetai, Auckland. I exhibit and sell my work around the country and have sold both nationally and internationally. I also have a piece ‘Pontoon Bay’ in The James Wallace Arts Trust private collection.

Unless indicated paintings are available for purchase directly from the artist or from a representing gallery listed below.

My Painting Process as an Abstract Artist

I am interested in the process of communicating visual thought, and am fascinated with the way intangible ideas, emotions and memories can be conveyed through the choice of colours, shape, repetition and composition.  Growing up I was immersed in stimulating, often multicultural environments that include vibrant South East Asian cities to adventures in dramatic geological landscapes in South Africa. This background has left a lasting impression and created a visual catalogue which frequently surfaces in my work.

Art Competitions

Molly Morpeth Canaday 2017: Finalist
Estuary Art Awards 2015 (Curated by Warwick Brown): Finalist
Estuary Art Awards 2013 (Curated by Rob Garret): Finalist

Galleries

Art of this World,  Auckland  www.artofthisworld.co.nz
The Little Gallery, Tairua www.thelittlegallery.co.nz
Mobile Art Gallery, Mt Eden, Auckland www.mobileart.co.nz
Railway Street Studios, Newmarket, Auckland www.railwaystreetstudios.co.nz
Monterey Gallery, Howick, Auckland www.monterey.gallery
Art Box Gallery, Christchurch www.artboxgallery.info


TESTIMONIAL

Kirsty,
The crate made it’s way to our house today – AWESOME. It captures exactly what I liked about your work. Thanks for your hard work in both painting and working out how to get it over here – and all with a smile… Well done.”

Sam Flood, Boston USA

CONTACT

kirsty@kirstyblackstudio.com
T: 09 536 5421
M: 021 54 91 93

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