Lyonel Grant’s magnum opus

If you are in Auckland, make sure you visit Lyonel Grant’s recently opened marae at Unitec on Carrington Road. One of the most incredible contemporary examples of carving, design and architecture using traditional methods. Watch the news clip here:

Congratulations to Lawrence Arabia

James Milne, aka Lawrence Arabia, has won the Best New Zealand Song of the Year at last night’s Silver Scroll Awards, with his song, ‘Apple Pie Bed’. Read the news article here; Or watch Bic Runga performing Lawrence Arabia’s winning … Continue reading

Ngatai Taepa – exhibition opening

Ngatai Taepa’s new exhibition, Te Pitau a Tiki, opens at Page Blackie Gallery on Tuesday 15th September, from 5:30pm. For more information, or to arrange a viewing, contact the Gallery.

Emily Wolfe in Art News

Emily Wolfe’s major achievement of showing in the Whitechapel Gallery in London as part of the East End Academy’s ‘Jerwood Contemporary Painting Award’ has been reported in the current Art News. From 700 applicants, Emily is one of twelve selected … Continue reading

Heather Straka back from Switzerland and China

Heather Straka has returned from her artist’s residency in Switzerland, with a stop over in China on the way home, where she has worked on planning both her upcoming PBG exhibition for March next year and her exhibition at the … Continue reading

Luise Fong on The Big Idea

Luise Fong was interviewed by online arts editor The Big Idea. Click here to read more about the ideas and inspiration behind Luise’s current exhibition Titirangi at Page Blackie Gallery.

Saffronn Te Ratana Solo at The Suter

Talented young contemporary artist Saffronn Te Ratana has been awarded her first major solo exhibition in a public gallery at The Suter Gallery in Nelson. Described as “one of the most keenly observed contemporary Maori artists working today,” Te Ratana’s … Continue reading