Jewellery  -Development  -Mentoring  Exhibition  Project


Jewellery  -Development  -Mentoring  -Exhibition   Project


Jewellery  -Development  -Mentoring  –Exhibition  Project



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Three OCTOBER exhibitions

exhibitions:                                 JEWELdisplayJEWEL at Pataka, Porirua till 14 October MORE POLARITY at Corbans, Auckland till 21 October MORE Te Ao Hurihuri – Ever Changing World at the Crypt, London 23-27...

Te Ao Hurihuri : Ever Changing World

~Journeys through jewellery from New Zealand and the UK~ The Crypt. Dukes Road Entrance off Euston Road, London NW1 2BA. Show runs 23 – 27 October 2018   12:00 – 19:00. Opening Event Tuesday 23  18:00 – 21:00. Closing Event Saturday 27   18:00 – 21:00. Exhibition...


Pātaka Art + Museum, Toi Gallery, Porirua, 14 September– 14 October 2018 ARTISTS: Nik Hanton, Katie Pascoe, Kylie Sinkovich, Kim Whalen, Sharon Fitness, Renee Bevan, Jennifer Laracy, Kristin d’Agostino, Judy Darragh, Vanessa Arthur, Lisa Higgins, Jessica Winchcombe,...

Polarity at Corbans Art Centre

7 September - 21 October 2018 HANDSHAKE 4 last public exhibition READ...

Dual Process

When we’re making decisions we approach the process using two different systems of thinking. In Psychology, the name for this process is called "Dual Process Theory". The first system is our intuition. It's swift, automatic, subconscious and emotional. The second...

Polarity and/both

Polarity suggests opposite ends, black and white, contrast, extremes, a certainty of one or the other.  What I am interested in, is something less sure, the vaguely illuminating space in-between.   Somewhere intuition, conflicted states and dissonance lie.   Highs and...

Seeing self, observing others

Reflective materials interrupt spatial perceptions and redirect the viewer from not just seeing the object but places their own body in space in relation to that object. In Mirror Affect (2016), Christina Albu explores artworks with mirroring or reflective...

Volkers email

Simply this is a copy of Volkers last email. We have got a great grove going on. We speak at the opposite ends of the day about all things, from football, the heat, the cold and the devil called 'schmuck'. Volker wanted an image and so I sent this one really quickly....


HANDSHAKE is a unique mentoring program in the art world, in which established artists spread their knowledge to less experienced artists. The “knowledge” accumulated in exchange of the relationship based on feedback is implemented in exhibitions and joint projects.