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Regional Arts Development Central West NSW

BRAG Permanent Collection Online

Jean Bellette, Still Life, 1955, oil on board, 90 x 120 cm. Collection of Bathurst Regional Art Gallery. Purchased 1955. Winner Carillon City Festival Prize 1955

BRAG announces the launch of their online collection with a selection of works by founding collection artist Jean Bellette (1908-1991), and her husband, painter and art critic, Paul Haefliger (1914-1982).

Bellette and Haefliger bequeathed their historic Hill End house ‘Haefliger’s Cottage’ to the National Parks and Wildlife Service, which has been used for Bathurst Regional Art Gallery’s acclaimed Hill End Artists in Residence Program since 1999 (announcement forthcoming on the next chapter of the Artists in Residence Program).

Stay tuned for further highlights as they bring you BRAG’s full collection of almost 3,000 works online!

PLUS: Don’t miss your chance to see a curated selection of collection works, including founding collection painting, Still Life,1955, by Jean Bellette, on display at BRAG until 11 February!

Contact brag@bathurst.nsw.gov.au or call 02 6333 6555 for enquiries.

VIEW ONLINE COLLECTION

IMAGE: Jean Bellette, Still Life, 1955, oil on board, 90 x 120 cm. Collection of Bathurst Regional Art Gallery. Purchased 1955. Winner Carillon City Festival Prize 1955