Wanaka's 15th annual Craig’s Aspiring Art Award has been won by Deborah Moss, who receives the $10,000 grand prize for Glowing Again.
Creativity has always fuelled Maree White’s soul. At her annual exhibition in Otematata, the Whakatane artist, who grew up in Waitaki, tells Kayla Hodge about her love for the arts.
Admiring Intersect, a work by guest artist Mark Cowden, of Dunedin, are Aspiring Art Awards exhibition workers (from left) Leigh Cooper, Sarah Jamieson and Yeverley McCarthy.
A screenplay written by a then 10-year-old Abby Howells will come to life this year as the Dunedin comedian competes for the Billy T Award.
As we head into 2022, Dunedin’s art calendar is filling up despite the ever-present threat of Covid-19 restrictions. Rebecca Fox takes a look at some of the music, theatre, arts and festival happenings ahead (Covid-permitting).
BY ROBYN MAREE PICKENS"Paemanu: Tauraka Toi: A Landing Place" (DPAG)Curated by senior Kai Tahu artists and Paemanu trustees, "Paemanu: Tauraka Toi: A Landing Place" is both an exhibition of work by...
Dunedin’s fringe and arts festivals are planning full programmes this year and while they are not announcing full line-ups just yet, they have released a few teasers.
An exhibition in Invercargill hopes to present a fresh look at Southland through the eyes of New Zealand artists. Inhabit: Southland Art Foundation at the He Waka Tuia transitional Art + Museum is a...
Bird spotters and street art enthusiasts may have found a new stretch of common ground in North Dunedin.
Colourful cartoon fruits and vegetables will be bringing a message of healthy eating to Dunedin when a new food truck hits the streets in 2022.
A NZ-first Augmented Reality sea monster exhibition, in Dunedin, and Virtual Reality psychedelic experiences created in Queenstown are surprising and fascinating examples of how AR and VR are leading a global, Covid-accelerated, technology transformation.
It has been a life-changing year for photographer Dr Fiona Pardington on many fronts. She tells Rebecca Fox, from her new home near Waimate, how grateful she is to still be making art.
One of the leading figures in 20th century New Zealand art, Rita Angus had a soft spot for Central Otago. On the eve of an exhibition of her work opening at Te Papa, curator Lizzie Bisley talks to Rebecca Fox about Angus’ love of the region.
An art group that turns broken china from the Christchurch earthquakes into mosaics has unveiled their latest masterpiece.
When artist Rebecca Barclay-Clist returned to her home town Dunedin for a visit recently she also brought her work. She tells Rebecca Fox about changing directions.