2017 Launch Open Studios and Workshops


Anniversary Weekend 29th-30th January 2017.

(1) Left-field Artist Collective (Open 10-4pm both days)

Printmaking Workshop

12-2 Sunday Jan 29th 6-8 max participants
Come and give printmaking a go! Free workshop. To register or for more information contact sea2mtnprint@gmail.com]

Monday 30th Jan from 1-3pm Jo Raill will be doing a pottery demonstration on the wheel.

(2) Flux Studio (Open 11-4pm both days)

Workshop Tour and lost wax bronze casting demonstration showing how Fine Art bronze sculptures are made.

Artist Frank Watson will demonstrate pouring at 3pm on Sunday 29th Jan.
The Studio is at 50 Parish Line Rd. Clevedon.

(3) Art Industry (Open 9-4pm both days)
(4) James Wright On Sunday 29 January James will be doing Artist talks
at Art Industry at 12pm and 2pm.
For a full list of Artists represented please visit www.artindustry.co.nz

(5) Woodzone (Open 10-5pm both days)
Will be showcasing their furniture and woodware. Also you can see Matthew turning a massive bowl. 126 North Road.

(6) Forgotten Arts 303 North Road will have their stable studio

(Open from 11-4pm Sunday 29th and 10-4pm on Monday 30th January)

No reservations or charges apply. There will be several artisans in attendance. JAMES CONQUER will fire up the forge and demonstrate basic knife making skills. MAUREEN CONQUER will have the Pyrography (aka poker- work) machines hot to ignite your “burning aspirations”. You can test drive the machines, gather some hot tips, then create your own masterpiece wooden spoon. DAVE MANGINO leather artisan will be demonstrating traditional braided leatherwork (see Dog and Horse lead classes). KATHERINE MOWBRAY our Cheese-maker will be talking about and tasting cheese and entertaining us with her beautiful harp and storytelling. GRACIE MATTHEWS, textile artist, will be up cycling with crazy Patch working and will have some super classes samples on display. DONNA KEATS the felting poet, will be working her wool magic with items for both display and purchase as will JENNY ELLWOOD-WADE from Cuesta Alpacas with wonderful weaving. Items for sale include exquisite handmade soaps and more.
In addition photographer Clinton Schubert will have an exhibition of his work and be able to discuss future photography workshops to get your fingers creatively clinking quality.

(7) Katie Blundell Artist Gallery+Studio

(Open 10-4pm both days)
Permanent mark” FREE Art Workshops
Where: Katie Blundell Artist Gallery+Studio, 331 North Road, Clevedon
A fun free drawing workshop that helps you develop ideas into an original artwork using Indian ink.
29th January 2017 3-4pm Kids ages 7+ (6-8 max participants)
30th January 2017 2-4pm Adults (6-8 max participants)
To book a place email katieblundellartist@gmail.com or phone 021 944 645