Nola Barron

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Nola Barron
Born1931
Christchurch, New Zealand
NationalityNew Zealander
Known forPottery

Nola Barron (born 1931) is a New Zealand potter.[1]

Barron has been a prominent member of New Zealand’s studio pottery movement since the 1960s. She has studied under Yvonne Rust.[2] She was an early member of the Canterbury Potter's Association, formed in 1963, to co-ordinate the common interests of potters in the Canterbury and West Coast regions.[3]

Barron was director of the Canterbury Society of Arts between 1977–1986 (temporary director from 1976, the position was made permanent in 1984), and after her directorship remained a vice-president until 1988.[4] She was appointed honorary curator at the Robert  McDougall art gallery (now part of the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu) alongside Peter Ireland.[5]

Barron has exhibited throughout New Zealand, including with:

Her work is held in the collection of the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barron, Nola". findnzartists.org.nz. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Candlestick - Nola Barron". christchurchartgallery.org.nz. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  3. ^ "The Ceramic Collection". christchurchartgallery.org.nz. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Canterbury Society of Arts". christchurchartgallery.org.nz. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  5. ^ Crighton, Anna (2014). English, Colonial, Modern and Maori: The Changing Faces of the Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1932-2002. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. p. 157.
  6. ^ "Artists exhibited with Canterbury Society of Arts". findnzartists.org.nz. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  7. ^ Kay, Robin; Eden, Tony (1983). Portrait of a Century: The History of the N.Z. Academy of Fine Arts, 1882-1982. Millwood Press. ISBN 0908582609.
  8. ^ "Artists exhibited with New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts". findnzartists.org.nz. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  9. ^ 2017, Encode Ltd, 2005 -. "Artists exhibited with The Group". findnzartists.org.nz. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  10. ^ "The Group 1927 - 1977: an annotated bibliography - Heritage - Christchurch City Libraries". christchurchcitylibraries.com. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  11. ^ "The Group 1967". christchurchartgallery.org.nz. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  12. ^ "The Group 1968". christchurchartgallery.org.nz. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  13. ^ "The Group 1970". christchurchartgallery.org.nz. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  14. ^ "The Group 1974". christchurchartgallery.org.nz. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  15. ^ "The Group 1976". christchurchartgallery.org.nz. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  16. ^ "The Group 1977". christchurchartgallery.org.nz. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  17. ^ "Nola Barron - Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu". Retrieved 26 October 2017.

Further reading[edit]

Artist files for Nola Barron are held at:

Also see:

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