Gonville Arches

Erica van Zon, Artist

This is one of the decorative arts in our collection. It was made in Whanganui, Whanganui Region, New Zealand in 2017.
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About the Work
I first met Erica at Article and always loved her, and her work. This is particularly relevant to me as I grew up in Gonville and appreciate the simple and humble themes In Erica’s work. However often small, they represent hugely stylistic and historic themes and I like the way she notices these things we all look past - until they're gone.
- Jack Mitchell-Anyon, local business owner and musician, for the June 2021 instalment of the My Choice exhibition series.

The arches in this work make reference to the unusual stucco wall that surrounds a house located at 69 Tawa Street in Gonville, Whanganui.
Frame 645 x 645 mm
embroidery cotton on linen
Multi-coloured embroidered tile which includes 3 arched shapes in a row, repeated 4 times and rotated each time to create a pattern, mounted on a grey/blue background.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Tylee Residency exhange, 2018
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
19 Mar 2018



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