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Grape Vine Sculpture Expo Winner

November 12, 2011 – 9:51 am |

           David Carson has won New Zealand’s first grape vine sculpture exhibition organised and held at Te Mania and Richmond Plains cellar door. Carson’s 5 metre ‘canoe’ was selected from over 22 sculptures by popular …

Young Auckland Artist Awarded New York Residency

September 28, 2011 – 9:31 am |

One of New Zealand’s new generation of installation artists Kate Newby has been awarded the 2012 residency at the International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York.
During the four month residency Kate will complete …

Petone, NZ: LEGEND Parade added to Carnival

August 12, 2011 – 1:25 pm |

LEGEND Parade added to Carnival
A night parade, featuring samba drumming, masks, lanterns, costumes, and much more, is the latest addition to this year’s Petone Carnival, and everyone’s invited to be part of the experience!
Coordinated by …

Art Students (for monday)

July 16, 2011 – 11:14 am |

15 July 2011


Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts and Manukau Institute of Technology’s (MIT) School of Visual Arts will …

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki – Re-Opens

June 29, 2011 – 2:14 pm |

Media Release
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Monday 27 June 2011
Newly refurbished areas of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki returned to the care of its staff today, after three years with Hawkins Construction. At the …

Happy Birthday Lindsay Lohan at Mygalaxi gallery

June 21, 2011 – 1:56 pm | One Comment

Performance art meets teenage sleep-over in “Happy Birthday Lindsay Lohan” at Mygalaxi Gallery, Dixon Street, 1-2 July.
In honour of Lindsay Lohan’s 25th birthday, Wellington based artist Claire Harris will watch all of Lohan’s films …

MIT’s Faculty of Creative Arts is Offering One Free Full Scholarship

June 9, 2011 – 4:28 pm |

MIT’s (Manakau Institute of Technology) Faculty of Creative Arts is offering one free full scholarship to the MIT Certificate of Photography at the Newmarket Campus, to a budding photographer or enthusiast. The competition is open …

Webcam Turned on Wellington Office Building as Work of Art

April 14, 2011 – 7:02 pm |

News Release
For immediate release
Image attached: Artist Colin Hodson is in the building. Photo: Gabrielle McKone

Webcam turned on Wellington Office Building as Work of Art

As an unconventional artwork it’s already turning heads, and …

Immerse Yourself in Art at the Govett-Brewster During WOMAD Weekend

March 11, 2011 – 8:33 pm |

Brook Andrew The Cell 1 – web
Image: Brook Andrew, The Cell, 2010, vinyl with fan blower 300 x 1250 x 600 cm. Commissioned by Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney, and presented in association with Institute …

From the Front Yard to the Inner City, Suburban Floral Association Comes to Town.

February 28, 2011 – 11:04 am |

What are hydrangea bushes doing among the steel and concrete of Newmarket? Why are flower lovers gathering outside the train station just off Broadway? Artists Monique Redmond and Tanya Eccleston, aka Suburban Floral Association, provide …

Tell Our Stories and Win Big With the Great NZ Mix & Mash Competition

November 8, 2010 – 12:58 pm |

Writers, storytellers and artists are being encouraged to remix poems and cartoons, design posters and use creative commons material as part of the Great NZ Remix & Mashup competition.
Our archives, libraries and …

Good News from Tamaki Makaurau AKA Auckland – Auckland’s Awesome Transport Efforts and Art Week

November 8, 2010 – 11:07 am | One Comment

I live really close to Eden Park. The good thing about that is, well, it’s just a really awesome place to live. The not so good is that it can get pretty rowdy when games …

Art Project Promotes Unemployment as a Positive Choice

October 15, 2010 – 9:09 pm | 2 Comments

For Immediate release:  14 October 2010
Unemployed Artist Tao Wells wants to know why New Zealanders make the decision to work more in order to consume more. “Surely,” says Wells, “an advanced society would see us …

Showcase Finale to Youth Week in Brisbane

April 15, 2010 – 2:29 pm |

Music, markets, circus, visual arts, fashion and comedy will make up Brisbane City Council’s spectacular finale to its ‘Get Loud’: National Youth Week celebrations when Youth Arts Showcase is staged on Saturday April 17 from …