SummaryRecently Mount Maunganui artist and film maker Jim Colzato visited his home city Besancon in the N.E. of France. Main Body
While there he made a film about his artist friend Ernestine Conrad.
Ernestine at work in her studio.
Ernestine paints surrealistic paintings about the usually unseen spirits that keep a watchful eye on the city of Besancon.
Our artists in the Bay of Plenty will be able to relate to Ernestine, will be familiar with many of the processes she employs and the issues that an artist must contend with. She shares the same creative aspirations that many of our artists do as you will see in this short film by Jim..
One of Ernestine's paintings.
Jim's films about two of our Bay of Plenty artists also feature in the Art Kete: