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Headland Sculpture on the Gulf

Auckland Council is currently negotiating to permanently place Headland Sculpture on the Gulf installation by Regan Gentry   on Waiheke .   Read full story on the Stuff website

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Kathy Barry exhibited at Bowen Gallery

Kathy Barry exhibited her pencil drawings and watercolours at Bowen Galleries in Wellington. The Trust has editions of her pencil drawings available for purchase

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Kauri and Art Seminar

Kauri Dieback Sadly two dead kauri at the McCahon House were felled on Tuesday 29 January. These were some of the same trees which inspired the artist Colin McCahon throughout the 1950s while he lived at the cottage. He produced over 50 works with kauri in the title. Unfortunately kauri dieback disease has spread throughout the property and many of these trees are in serious decline.... Read more

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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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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

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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.

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