Canterbury artist Hannah Kidd moves to ceramics and tin dogs for show

Charlie Gates

Canterbury artist Hannah Kidd’s new show features seven sleeping dogs sculpted from her trademark recycled roofing tin, along with a series of brightly coloured ceramic artworks emblazoned with Instagram cats, Vladimir Putin and pink flamingos.

The new show, called Southern Comfort, runs at the Central Art Gallery in Christchurch until August 28.

Kidd, who is well known for her distinctive and often comedic tin sculptures that capture everyday life, said the title of the show was the starting point for the 14 new artworks.

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August 5, 2022