Envoys: The Association of Women Artists International Postcard Project
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Envoys was an exhibition organized by the Association of Women Artists to celebrate the centenary of the granting of the vote to New Zealand women (1893-1993). The purpose was ‘to strengthen the voice of women’s common concerns, to acknowledge the universality of their gender, and to generate images from the present that [would] touch future generations’.
Postcards of a prescribed size were sought both nationally and internationally from women artists and resulted in close to 500 cards being exhibited at Lopdell House Gallery, Titirangi, Auckland in April/ May 1996.
This archive consists of a limited edition set of postcards in a box designed by the archive’s donor Beth Serjeant, as well as an interview on DVD, an article and exhibition ephemera.
Images:1/ Exhibition catalogue and a selection of postcards 2/ Elizabeth Serjeant, [Two Hands], 1994, courtesy of the artist
- Beth Serjeant, Association of Women Artists
- Envoys: The Association of Women Artists International Postcard Project
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- E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Beth Serjeant, 2021
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- Open Access