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


The 2020 Artists in Residence Programme application is now closed. 

The next round of application will be announced around April/May 2020. 


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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 Winter 2019


We farewell Tim Wagg and anticipate the arrival of Wayne Youle to the residency in September 2019.  

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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