We aim to bring new creative experiences to Te Kauwhata through short workshops taught by visiting artists. These fill up quick so keep your eyes on our social media for details as registrations open.
Join Ruthie Coltrane to learn the beautiful art of bookbinding. In this one day workshop you will make a Japanese stab bound notebook and a Coptic bound sketchbook. Those who finish early may also opt to make a leather bound key chain journal providing they cover the additional material cost. The workshop runs from 9am to 4pm at Toi Ako Artspace, Te Kauwhata. All materials, tea and coffee is provided. Please BYO lunch. $80 per person. Please register at firstname.lastname@example.org Ruthie describes herself as an Historic Artisan specialising in binding, corsetry, costume and portraiture. Check out her beautiful work at https://www.instagram.com/lalchimista.art/
NGA RAKAU O TE WAO TANE INVITE YOU TO KO TE RONGO WHAKAPĀ, A SENSE OF TOUCH MASSAGE AND SOAP MAKING WORKSHOP Tutors: Phyllis Hughes-Waerea & Darin Blackman, with guest Kaimirimiri, Nancy Hughes. Sat 11 March, 10am to 3pm, $70 pp Toi Ako Artspace, Te Kauwhata. Register at email@example.com Ko Te Rongo Whakapā is one day introduction to massage and soaps. Join rongoā kaiako Kuini and Lordy and guest Nancy and explore the healing power of touch. Take home massage oil and soaps you made yourself! Nau mai, haere mai! ABOUT THE TUTORS - Phyllis Hughes-Waerea (Kuini) and Darin Blackman (Lordy) graduated from Te Wananga O Aotearoa with a Diploma Tikanga Rongoā in 2019. They accidentally started teaching together three years ago. Their classes are packed full of fun, practical workshops, tikanga and Rongoā tips and tricks.
Rongoaa mo te kainga with Phyllis & Lordy - Nov/Dec 2022
Handbuilt Pottery with David - Oct/Nov 2022
Printmaking with Claire du Bosky - Aug/Sept 2022
Stone Carving with Kendra Hanley - July 2022
Pounamu Toki Workshop with ABSCA - July 2022
Pottery with David Kenny - May/June 2022
Acrylic Pouring for Easter with Judy Garrick - April 2022
Stone Carving Weekends with Kendra Hanley - Feb & Mar 2022
Still Life with Claire du Bosky - 2021
Wet felting with Caroline Burton - 2021
3D Portraiture with Claire du Bosky - 2021
Gelli-plate printing with Margherita Allan - 2020
Stained glass & Glass fusing with Leadlight Expressions - 2020