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We would like to thank all those people who have visited and supported Blenheim Gallery and Garden during 2017.  The year is closing and we would like to express our gratitude for what has been a marvellous year in many ways. The garden has received great notice throughout the year and an article in The [...]


Shapes in Spaces 2

November 18 to 15 December 2017 The second of our sculptural exhibitions Shapes in Spaces #2 opens on the 18 and 19th November works are now arriving and invitations have gone out. When curating an exhibition what I really enjoy is the bringing together of artists and their work into a forum of similar theme [...]

Shapes in Spaces 22017-12-03T23:16:56+11:00

On the Wing Catalogue

Contemporary artists whose works are part of the exhibition show the same enthusiasm and admiration for the beauty and flight of the ornithological world as did John and Elizabeth Gould 180 years ago. John Gould was dedicated to the discovery and scientific documentation of Birds throughout the world such as their “Birds of Australia” His [...]

On the Wing Catalogue2017-09-30T22:31:16+11:00

Blooming Tasmania Flower and Garden Festival

A very big thank you to all who supported us at the Blooming Tasmania Flower and Garden Festival. The festival was held this weekend at the Albert Hall in Launceston. We enjoyed chatting with all of the wonderful people who visited our stand and we appreciated the support. It was a great opportunity for us [...]

Blooming Tasmania Flower and Garden Festival2017-09-26T22:21:22+11:00

On the Wing

On the wing ……….the Grey Fantail Birds in Gardens Exhibition In preparing for our “Birds in Gardens” exhibition the mind goes to which artists should be chosen. One also thinks about colour and vibrancy as well as our birds in nature so not just a literal representation. Having recently read The Birdman’s Wife by Melissa [...]

On the Wing2017-07-19T11:40:04+11:00

David Chapman

Born 1927 Victoria Died 1983 lived in Tasmania throughout his childhood graduating from University of Tasmania. David exhibited extensively as an artist throughout his life and retired back to Tasmania from Victoria to live at Palmerston Meadows Cressy Tasmania 1974 where many of his wonderful Tasmanian landscape works were executed. His works are held in [...]

David Chapman2017-06-11T21:26:09+11:00