July 2013 Newsletter

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Fiona Pardington

Resident Artist News

Resident Artist News Fiona Pardington moved into the residency, and once we worked out how to keep the place warm she was straight into setting up the studio to commence a series of still-life works. A keenly anticipated visit into McCahon’s former home aroused her artistic sensibilities, as she knew it would. The series of still life in development will reference McCahon’s... Read more


James Robinson Exhibits at Sanderson Gallery Herne Bay

McCahon House Artist Resident Alumni James Robinson is currently exhibiting work at the Sanderson Gallery in Herne Bay - until July 6th. For more details please look at the Sanderson Gallery website


McCahon House Residency - Call for Applications

Applications now open to New Zealand professional artists who have demonstrated a commitment to their practice and have received some critical acclaim. Application closing date: 19 August 2013   The McCahon House residency aims to give outstanding emergent or mid career artists an opportunity to develop their work through a supportive programme while living in the environment that... Read more


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5th Auckland Triennial

A 5th Auckland Triennial Event this Saturday, 2pm at Artspace. Janet Lilo's artist talk, in conversation with Nina Tonga. They'll discuss Janet's work 'Right of Way', part of the 5th Auckland Triennial. Stay for afternoon tea (on the picnic tables), bring a plate if you'd like, or just bring yourself.


Photo by Deb Haigh

Kauri Die Back

The McCahon House property has approximately 30 Kauri, two of which were recently felled as they had died from the Kauri Die Back disease and were a risk to people and property.  These Kauri are culturally significant. Over 50 artworks by Colin McCahon feature 'Kauri' in the title. At a recent seminar presented by art historian Peter Simpson, over 60 slides with images referencing... Read more


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