Showing posts for December 2012.

Liyen Chong

Liyen Chong completed her residency in May 2012. The Open studio held on 30 April 2012 was visited by over 60 people who had a chance to discuss Liyen's work and changes to her practice. She has a number of exhibitions comin up this year including Wellington and Sydney. A post-residency exhibition was held at the Gus Fisher Gallery in Auckland.


McCahon House Artists in Residence for 2012

Photographer Ben Cauchi moved into the residence on Sunday 30 October 2011 for his three month summer residency. His work is created by a wet collodian process on glass or metal in a process dating back to the 19th century. A temporary darkroom has been set up in the studio as timing is crucial in this process.   Sadly, Ben and Ang Lane's (Ben's wife) cat Arthur, became ill and died... Read more


McCahon House Artist in Residence Kathy Barry

Painter Kathy Barry was the 19th Artist in Residence (18 February -26 May 2012).   Over the last few years she has been evolving two modes of practice that employ the formal language of geometric abstraction - firstly a series of work that occupy a space in between the disciplines of painting and drawing developing a series of works-on-paper and, more recently, a series of pencil drawings... Read more



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