Bridget Reweti – Tauutuutu
27 Aug – 27 Nov 2016
Dance moves, violin scales, guitar chords, drawings, cyanotypes, vocal lessons, netball stretches, 3D portrait sittings, phone numbers, readings, leather poi, beaded medicine bags, and songs from musicals. These are the objects, practices and knowledge systems I exchanged with ten Indigenous artists during an Indigenous Visual and Digital Arts Residency at The Banff Art Centre, Canada.
GEAR HOMESTEAD WOOLSHED POTTERS – All Fired Up
30 Sep – 6 Nov 2016
An exhibition of recent works from the club members, featuring work by Guest Potter and selector Pamela Annsouth. The Gear Homestead Woolshed Potters have been part of the Porirua Community for 35 years.
22 Sep – 30 Oct 2016
The artists in this exhibition have created works in response to Spring in a rich variety of materials and approaches. Inspired by the beauty of the natural world, each artist has attempted to capture something of the optimism and vitality that characterises this time of year; a time of new growth, vibrant blossoms, baby animals and hope.
LUKE KELLY: Migration
30 Sep – 29 Oct 2016
Kapiti based artist-designer Luke Kelly uses nautical and aeronautical materials to create wall-hung and freestanding sculptures that celebrate voyaging histories common to all New Zealanders.
Gerda Leenards – Tree-scapes: reminiscences
26 Aug – 25 Sep 2016
Expressionist in nature, Leenards works are atmospheric, evocative impressions of the environment. Her attraction to expressing the ‘inner qualities’ of the land stems from an affinity with the traditional Romantic Landscape notion of the sublime and her concern with the cycle of land occupation, violation and reclamation by human hands.