AHI KĀ – Keep the fires burning
Then and Now 1986 – 2016
An invitational group show of works by Alumni of Visual Arts at Whitireia New Zealand
4 November – 4 December 2016
Pātaka Art + Museum
A diverse and vibrant group of artists are tracked in three decades which span the development and evolution of arts education in Aotearoa New Zealand. Viewed alongside past and current iterations of Visual Arts and Design graduates as they emerge from their training and links to Pātaka hosted exhibitions.
Combining 30 years of past foundation craft art design studies and recent Bachelor of Applied Arts degree and Graduate diploma this show represents flavours of the Whitireia Arts department and together to show their fellowship and collective goals in making arts their career of choice.
Track the ideas and journeys as graduates build national and international practices in craft skills and media from weaving to carving, painting, printmaking, photography, textiles and contemporary jewellers who are now celebrated and or teaching in their chosen fields.
Ahi Kā the catalogue will be available from 10 November at Pātaka.