When choosing art for the home, what attracts depends largely on cultural or personal aesthetic preferences. Like beauty, art lies in the eye of the beholder.
Ponsonby’s Studio One Toi Tū is a vibrant community-based centre for makers and thinkers in many different creative disciplines. So, whether you’re five or 95, you’re welcome to come along a…
This year’s Emerging Artist Awards at The Upstairs Gallery promises to be an excellent showcase of talented artists in the West. With the theme of ‘Empathy’, it also demonstrates perfectly t…
Art Explore’s Caril Cowan and Brian Latimer lift the lid on the myopic art world, to deliver affordable thought-provoking artist experiences to ordinary people.
Observant Ponsonby-goers may have noticed a couple of newcomers recently appear along the strip, in the form of two large, resplendent owls.
“The places I paint very rarely feature people, but are all about people”
In 2003, at age 42, abstract figurative artist Viky Garden gave herself permission to dedicate her life to the talent she was born with.
Artist Gavin Jones explores the influences, structures and processes that have helped shape his art practice and questions whether his works could be considered an expression of his cultural…
In this age of Ali Express and mass-produced rip-offs from Asia, it’s heartening to see a local business thriving by producing individual pieces that put authentic craftsmanship first.
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