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Our Love - The Story

Paula Ann Signal aka Rere, Stefano TeVaga aka Steve and I aka Dee are great mates who have been bought together through our love for the arts thanks to our beautiful friend Marie Dobson aka Maka.

One beautiful day we were sitting around and chatting about were and what we want in our futures and exhibiting together we thought was a natural progression for our friendship. So here we are in the raw sharing our love with you.

We started out thinking we could have an exhibition in a month because the timing would be perfect for when Stefano and I had our last exhibition together, which Rere was apart of the tropical delights and they kindly played for us at the opening of the Pacific Sky exhibition.
Once we had decided to do this it was all on! We ran around trying to find venues and we thought we had cracked it at the Yellow House Cafe but it fell through at the last minute when we realised that they weren't willing to meet our needs. So we decided that the right venue would come and we went with the flow.

We wanted to make this exhibition just a little bit different and with all having the same view on the world and how we have so much stuff in it already we decided to use recycled materials. We jumped in the Merc and headed down to the local dump, were Rere's kind mother let us go through the tins of paint and pick what we wanted.

We then headed down to the local timber yards and went on the hunt for boards to paint on. We hit it lucky at Beatles where the lovely kind man gave us a massive stack of hardboard. Yes we were so excited to get started. We headed back up to my place and set up in the old Paint Pit studio and started creating a body of work to share with you.

Not a minute had passed by when the landlord popped his head in and said the place had to be cleared out because someone was moving in so we then moved all the gear into the Quayhole Gallery and took over the space until it was needed.

We had been talking about the Secret and stefano said he had never seen it before and I had only started to watch it but had fallen asleep so we decided that it would be a fantastic opportunity to watch the DVD while we painted. Stefano didn't do much painting as he was intrigued and it got him thinking about what he wanted to attract in his life.

The naming of the exhibition OUR LOVE was very easy because we are all very open and loving people the naming of the exhibition feel into place.

We all got distracted by our day to day lives and after talking to our wonderful Mike he was very keen on the idea to host the exhibition at Cracked Peper. He has been very kind and helpful with meeting to all of our needs. Thank you Mike and all the team at Cracked Pepper.
It's only a week away now and both Rere and I have been shocked about how low the pressure has been.I love the body of work I have produced, Rere is loving hers too and Stefano? I haven't seen him for a good 3 weeks and have total confidence that it will all come together and work out perfectly.

We have spent many hours together bringing this exhibition to you so enjoy viewing OUR LOVE.

Don't forget to share your love with others as people can never have enough love. We all have more than we need to share and keep for ourselves.


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