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Arts Month

Sprit of Nature | Exhibition Opening by Helen Leigh

Sunday, 22 September 2019
6:30 am — 9:30 pm
Exchange Christchurch
376 Wilsons Road, Waltham

XCHC Art Gallery for the opening of: 'Spirit Of Nature' by Helen Leigh.
Opening Preview Night: 6.30pm – 9.30pm, Sunday 22nd September 2019

Exhibition runs: 22nd September – 28th September 2019
Open 7am- Late - Sat - 10am - Late.

FEATURING: Live Performance by: Lady Autumn - 7pm!!

This is marked as 'kid friendly' however please note the surreal paintings contain male & female nudity.

This Exhibition/Fundraiser, with support by the XCHC Gallery is to raise money for Helen to Achieve a 5 year long dream while battling the debilitating illness M.E; of getting back into the fitness industry. The money raised will be to help her onto a course to get qualified so she can fulfil this long awaited, hard earned & motivating goal for her to get well!
And after these 5 long years she has finally built up enough strength; from struggling to lift her arm to brush her hair, to 5mins of exercise to 25mins of exercise.. and now she is finally ready to go for her dream!
So Please Buy some of Helen's Art or Donate on the night to Help her raise this money to train for her dream job!

Helen Leigh has been an artist for 13 years and has had 5 major exhibitions including 2 charity auctions for the Cancer Society & Christchurch City Mission.
Her Art is a Celebration of Colour and Animals, she experiments with the personification of inanimate objects and giving them human qualities which is designed to provoke a feeling; (subconscious or otherwise) in the viewer of our connection to all things & to remind us that all things Feel, grow, and have their place alongside us to reciprocally enjoy.

This show is about the feelings evoked in the 'Spirit' through the medium of Helen's favourite subject: Animals. And is to pass on what she loves in order to raise money so she can also do what she loves! Please support her!