We are pleased to be involved in an upcoming collaborative group art exhibition on TUESDAY 10TH JULY at 5.30PM, hosted by The Māoriland Hub in Ōtaki (one hour out of Wellington City) featuring the work of several multi disciplinary cultural artists from or working within the A.R.T (Te Ātiawa, Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Toa) Confederation of Tribes.
THE MĀORILAND HUB IS LOCATED AT 68 MAIN STREET, ŌTAKI.
THE 'PUANGA KAI RAU' EXHIBITION FEATURES ART WORK BY:
Sonia Snowden (rāranga, weaving)
Te Kahureremoa Taumata (music, storytelling, painting, drawing, video art)
Aria Hinewai Parker (painting)
Diane Prince (rāranga, weaving)
Elaine Bevan (rāranga, weaving)
Jamie Berry (video art, digital art)
Navajo Hibbs (painting, drawing)
Lorna Tawhiti (tattooing, digital art, drawing)
Te Aomarama Wilson (rāranga, weaving)
Johnny Hauraki (whakairo, carving, tā moko)
Iriaka Epiha-Ferris (rāranga, weaving)
Sophia Parun (painting, drawing, textiles)
Debra Bustin (rāranga, weaving)
Maakarita Paku (fashion, painting, drawing)
Pikihuia Haenga (video art)
Karangawai Marsh (rāranga, mixed media)
Hayley Galo (multimedia, painting, drawing)
Pip Devonshire (rāranga, weaving)
Kaia Hawkins (uku, clay, multimedia)
Leah Warbrick (rāranga, weaving)
Taryn Te Uira Beri (tā moko, painting, drawing, fashion, digital art)
Tihirua Putaka (drawing, painting)
Renee MacDonald (painting, fashion)
With special LIVE PERFORMANCES by these artists at the special opening event in JULY:
Te Kiwa Karatea-Goddard (acoustic)
Maru Karatea-Goddard (acoustic)
Jerome Poutama Kavanagh (taonga pūoro traditional musical instruments)
Paranihia Solomon (acoustic soul)
Taryn Te Uira Beri (spoken word poetry)
MORE ARTISTS AND DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY!
This exhibition will run for ONE WEEK ONLY and also features several smaller cultural art events throughout the exhibition week including TWO panel discussions, special artist floor talks, special guest artists in residence at The Māoriland Hub, and artist demonstrations at The Māoriland Hub.
This unique exhibition and its programme of special events has been put together by Te Ihiroa Designs, The Māoriland Hub, Te Kahui a Matariki and Toi Tangata Māori Art Gallery.
More details about this exhibition and further featured artists will be coming soon!