Parehuia Artists' Residency

Purpose built to maximize light and to provide space for artists to contemplate and focus on work.
Photo Credit: Patrick Reynolds

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McCahon House Artists’ Residency, named Parehuia by local kaumatua Eru Thompson in 2008, is amongst the most prestigious artists’ residencies in New Zealand. Three residencies a year, each of three months duration, are available to outstanding mid career artists. Artists receiving the residency live and work in the purpose built French Bay house with attached studio.

 

Applying for a Residency

Outside the Residency

Photo credit Patrick Reynolds


We are pleased to announce the 2019 McCahon House Artists in Residence. 

Congratulations Jess Johnson, Tim Wagg and Wayne Youle


The next round of application (2020 residency) will be announced in April/May 2019.


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Since the inaugural residency with artist Judy Millar in 2006, Parehuia - the McCahon House residency and studio has hosted outstanding artists within the context that inspired McCahon during the 1950s. 

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News for Spring 2018


We welcome Nicola Farquhar to Parehuia in Spring. She will be staying with us until December. Check out her website for sample of her current work.

                

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Since the inaugural residency with artist JudyMillar in 2006, Parehuia - the McCahon House residency and studio has hosted outstanding artists within the context that inspired McCahon during the 1950s. 
Since the inaugural residency with artist JudyMillar in 2006, Parehuia - the McCahon House residency and studio has hosted outstanding artists within the context that inspired McCahon during the 1950s. 


"I recommend the McCahon House Studio Residency to artists as it is a great opportunity to work and live in an incredible and mostly peaceful setting. The house and studio are well appointed and the environment around Titirangi is awesome.

Dan Arps, Artist in Residence 2014