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Bev Lowen, Community Support Co-ordinator at SkillWise in Christchurch, is one of seven mentees participating in Arts Access Aotearoa’s mentoring project under its pilot Creative Spaces Leadership Programme. Her mentor is Ana Terry of Dunedin.
It’s time for the tutors at Pablos Art Studios in Wellington to show what they’re made of in the tutor-only exhibition at ROAR! gallery, which opened this week and continues until 2 June.
Ana Terry from Dunedin is one of 12 mentors participating in Arts Access Aotearoa’s mentoring project under its pilot Creative Spaces Leadership Programme. Also participating in the project are seven mentees, including Bev Lowen, Community Support Co-ordinator at SkillWise in Christchurch. Ana is working with Bev over 2013.
Dudley Arthouse, a creative space in Lower Hutt, has transformed a former bar into an installation called “The Magic Forest”, as part of the About Space initiative.
Rain, an interactive dance performance by Christchurch company Jolt Dance described by one audience member as “mesmerising”, is coming to Wellington from 15 to 19 April.
Spark Centre of Creative Development in Auckland is offering a fourth ten-week Art Therapy After Stroke programme, starting in May and aimed at people affected by strokes.
Christchurch's Jolt Dance Company is touring its show "Rain" and accompanying workshops to Wellington and Dunedin, with the support of a $14,700 grant from Creative New Zealand. We ask Lyn Cotton, Artistic Director of Jolt, about the production.
Artists at C. S. Art in Invercargill will present their view of the world through the window of contemporary art in an exhibition opening on 25 January at the Southland Museum and Art Gallery.
“All of the artists are very proud to know they have been selected for the Arts Access exhibitions. The ones whose works were on the website, and Phillipa’s work on the TV morning show were over the moon.” This was one of the comments made by creative spaces in an Arts Access Aotearoa survey of its Original Voices exhibition, presented at Pataka Museum of Arts and Cultures in September 2012.
Auckland artist Andrew Blythe has won the Attitude Artistic Achievement Award 2012, announced last night at a black tie gala evening at Auckland’s Viaduct Events Centre.