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CEAC_Newsletter Jan Feb March

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JANUARY / FEBRUARY / MARCH 2018MIXIT. Photo: Andi Crown. Front / Back cover: Inside Cover: Gallery Shop Resident organisation Mixit is a Image: Sam Hartnett multi-cultural youth performing arts group that brings together young people with refugee, migrant and local backgrounds, empowering them through creativity. For information on their latest project, Fresh Eyes, see p.11 CEAC.ORG.NZ


NEWS2 JANUARY / FEBRUARY / MARCH 2018 Corban Estate Arts Centre is proudly supported by: CEAC.ORG.NZ

NEWS 3 Welcome to our first calendar Opening on 15 February 2018, for 2018! We wish you all a we are honoured to be featuring creative, productive and fulfilling the work of Toi Te Rito Maihi, year. We launch into a new year master weaver, printmaker, with our January 2018 Summer painter, educator and writer, born School. It’s a week loaded in 1937, whose work exemplifies with rich stimulation, a buzzing Māori patterns and art forms in atmosphere, and there are always a contemporary environment. some surprising results achieved Examples of Toi’s work are held by participants in the workshops. in collections at The Museum of For the full programme, refer to New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa p.12. As I write this, there are still and the Auckland Art Gallery places available. Toi o Tāmaki . Also opening on 15 February, is an exhibition by Our milestone exhibition, 15 Ayesha Green, whose works typify Years on The Estate, celebrates a new generation of Māori artists, a selection of artists who have influenced by mass media and the exhibited in our galleries and digital age. Ayesha’s bold work contributed in various ways to with its simplified forms, convey Corban Estate since we opened ideas and perspectives which view in 2002. Enjoy the journey and history through a contemporary the variety in this exhibition which lens. opens on 15 December 2017 and continues through January till 11 Now that we have a more visual February 2018. and user-friendly website, we are looking to reduce our reliance on print media. We are conscious of the ecological impact that producing so much paper is having on our environment. I encourage you all to sign up to our monthly online newsletter, and ask to be taken off the postal mailing list. Details about this are included with this newsletter. I look forward to seeing you, your friends and family here soon. Warm regards to you all, Martin Sutcliffe, Director. Corban Estate Arts Centrre

4 JANUARY / FEBRUARY / MARCH 2018 Our public gallery features an innovative programme of contemporary art exhibitions by international and local artists. We pride ourselves on being inclusive, and our key focus is to create opportunities for diverse voices, whilst offering experiences that strengthen and promote a sense of community. Continuing in the Homestead Galleries until 11 February: 15 Years on the Estate, Group ExhibitionEXHIBITIONS CEAC.ORG.NZ

EXHIBITIONS 5Ayesha Green, Alma Venus (2017), detail. Courtesy of the artist. Alma Venus Fri 16 February Ayesha Green - Sun 8 April Opening Thu 15 The works in this exhibition explore the landscape as a site where February ideas are both formed and imposed. With imagery of the Aotearoa 6-8pm landscape, used in combination with roman statues, we are invited to tour a historical site of exoticism, investigating the Western gaze before it reached the shores of the South Pacific.

6 OCTOBER / NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2017Toi Te Rito Maihi, artwork detail. Courtesy tof the artist. CEAC.ORG.NZVisual Language of Toi Fri 16 FebruaryToi Te Rito Maihi - Sun 8 April Opening Thu 15Join us for an exhibition of works by artist Toi Te Rito Maihi. February“It has been stated that because of my affinity with the natural 6-8pmworld, I tend to use a symbolic visual knowledge that transcendscultural boundaries. I agree totally. That affinity pervades my prints,paintings, installations, cloaks, architectural works, storytelling,public speaking, and writing whether prose or poetry.”

SYMPOSIUM 7Cora-Allan Wickliffe, Where can my Whare stand? (2015), detail. Courtesy of artist. Baskets of Knowledge Symposium Sat 17 February 10am - 4pm In this symposium, we look at the works of two contemporary Māori Homestead Galleries artists as a starting point for further discussion. The retrospective works of Toi Te Rito Maihi exhibited side by side with the modern $50 day outlook of Ayesha Green, serve to remind us about the varied and complex positions of Māori contemporary art practices. We aim Includes, lunch, to discuss and explore where Māori art has been, where it sits at afternoon tea, gallery present and where Toi Māori hopes to go. tour and artist studio visit Bookings are essential as spaces are limited

8 JANUARY / FEBRUARY / MARCH 2018 Each of our exhibitions in the Homestead Galleries is accompanied by free public programmes, providing different ways to engage with the ideas and artworks being presented. For families we have our monthly Saturday Gallery Club — fun and free art- making sessions for kids on the second Saturday of each month. Exploring a different topic and set of techniques each time, the activities are designed for children aged four years and over, and run for around 30 minutes. Children must be accompanied by an adult.GALLERY ACTIVITIES CEAC.ORG.NZ

GALLERY ACTIVITIES / SATURDAY GALLERY CLUB 9ART of CelebrationSaturday Gallery Club #34For the first Saturday Gallery Club event for the year, we will becreating a fun collage inspired by some of the artists in currentexhibition 15 Years on The Estate, which celebrates our 15thyear as an arts centre.Sat 10 February Ages: 4+Between 10:30am - 12pmHomestead GalleriesFree, all welcomePostcards from AotearoaSaturday Gallery Club #35This workshop is inspired by the painting style of artist AyeshaGreen, where we will use simplified forms and images fromthe landscape in Aotearoa, to create postcards for friends andwhanau.Sat 10 March Ages: 4+Between 10:30am - 12pmHomestead GalleriesFree, all welcome“And as you mature you capture colour!Creeping down from sky-yearning tipsuntil you flash yellows and pinks”- Toi Te Rito MaihiExcerpt from poem – Kuta (2003)

10 JANUARY / FEBRUARY / MARCH 2018 Alongside our exhibitions and education programmes, Corban Estate presents a number of public events throughout the year. We are blessed with the facilities to be able to host a range of events, big and small, including performing arts, exhibitions, festivals and more.EVENTS CEAC.ORG.NZ

EVENTS 11Image courtesy of MIXIT. MIXIT Presents Fresh Eyes A diverse mix of young people from refugee, migrant and local backgrounds work with an inter-disciplinary team of leading artists from theatre, dance and lighting design, exploring and reflecting old, new and re-imagined stories through fresh eyes. A dynamic and joyful celebration that reflects the changing face of our communities. Performances: Pre-sale tickets: Sat 13 and Sun 14 January, with sessions commencing at More info visit: 2pm and 7pm courtesy of Reuben Raj. Let’s Talk About It Through music, spoken word, raps and personal stories, young people speak out about their challenges with mental health: they share their anxieties, experiences of depression, about their attempts to end their lives, along with what is helping them recover. While their experiences may be confronting, audiences invariably come away uplifted and inspired by the openness and courage the young people display. Thu 29 March 7-9pm The CellarImage courtesy of Crescendo Trust of Aotearoa. The Jam Cellar Presented by Rawkus Radio A night of live music, the last Friday of every month. Doors open at 7pm $10 No drugs or alcohol, just enjoy the music on the door The Cellar

SUMMER SCHOOL 12 JANUARY / FEBRUARY / MARCH 2018 CEAC.ORG.NZ Summer School 2018 promises an exciting array of talented artists from all over New Zealand, offering their skills and experience in a range of mediums and techniques. The programme caters to serious creators as well as those who want to reconnect with creativity and start the year with an inspiring, lasting experience. So take this opportunity to enrol now and immerse yourself in innovative creativity this coming summer. It’s a truly exciting line up which also includes additional free activities for participants throughout the week. Mon 15 – Fri 19 January 10am – 4:30pm daily Summer School 2018 is made possible thanks to the support of:

SUMMER SCHOOL 13John Pirtle, The Light Dome (2017). Courtesy of artist. Light Painting ALL LEVELS John Pirtle 3 days Light painting is a photographic technique in which images are Mon 15 - Wed 17 made by moving a hand-held light source while taking a long January 2018 exposure photograph. Explore the wonders of photographic light 10am - 4:30pm painting and image in this experimental but accessible photographic approach. Participants will also be able to manipulate their images in $300 Photoshop. Includes some It was approximately sixty years ago in post-war Britain that materials the enigmatic and award-winning tutor John Pirtle’s interest in photography was first sparked. John discovered it was actually the use of incorrect techniques or ‘happy accidents, such as wrong exposure, which excited him. He combines this passion for innovation with an exciting use of composition.

14 JANUARY / FEBRUARY / MARCH 2018Michel Tuffery, Tiwakawaka (2015). Mark making to Printmaking Michel Tuffery Internationally acclaimed printmaker Michel Tuffery will take you through the processes and techniques of traditional woodblock printmaking. Bring along any drawing concepts and images to generate new ideas with the tutor. Processes covered will include drawing and composition, chisel relief printing techniques, colour reduction printmaking and more!Michel Tuffery. Image: Gareth Moon. Michel Tuffery’s practice, which includes installation and performance artworks, traverse cultural limitations and defy concrete categorisation. Tuffery’s iconic woodcuts, lithographs, drawings, paintings on tapa cloth, and canvas, sculpture, performances and emblematic carvings are the artistic offerings of a keen historian and active participator in contemporary culture 4 days $500 Mon 15 – Thu 18 January 2018 Includes most materials 10am – 4:30pm ALL LEVELSJames Lawrence. James Lawrence, Pacific Star Map (2014-15). Detail. Adventures in Abstract Painting James Lawrence Explore abstract painting concepts and techniques utilising acrylic paints, gels and additives. Demonstrations and discussions will cover colour, form and composition. This workshop will emphasise process and discovery and will give students a base for further painting adventures. James Lawrence is a well-known artist and tutor who has previously exhibited and taught classes and workshops, both nationally and internationally. He holds an MFA from Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles. Central to his practice are energy, movement and colour. What emerges represents a distillation of personal expression, gestural marks and discoveries. 5 days $405 CEAC.ORG.NZ Mon 15 – Fri 19 January 2018 Includes some materials 10am – 4:30pm ALL LEVELS

SUMMER SCHOOL 15Photograph courtesy of the artist. Nurturing Your Creativity Dr Ann Poulsen Where do ideas come from? Chuck Close said “inspiration is for amateurs, the best ideas come out of the work process”. This workshop will help you explore where your best ideas come from using exercises that combine self-reflection with creative experimentation. You will also learn how to use a working journal to maintain your creative practice and develop a project. This workshop is suitable for both writers and visual artists. 2 days $135 Mon 15 – Tue 16 January 2018 Includes all materials 10am – 4:30pm ALL LEVELSCreative writing workshop, Summer School. I’ve got a Story to Tell Dr Ann Poulsen “The universe is made of stories, not of atoms.” Muriel Rukeyser. Stories help us understand the world we live in, stimulate our imagination and create a sense of community. So what’s your story? During this two day workshop you will learn about the principles of storytelling, experiment with some storytelling techniques and begin developing your own project by exploring real-life experiences.Dr Ann Poulsen. Dr Ann Poulsen is a culture researcher, producer and consultant, who has worked with major corporations, local government, non-profits and the arts community. She has a PhD in English Literature for her research on image/text and the use of language as an art practice. Her esteemed writing on the arts have been published by university presses, dealer galleries, Art NZ, The Big Idea and for the NZ Institute of Architects. Both of Ann’s Summer School workshops are suitable for writers and visual artists alike.. ALL LEVELS 2 days $135 Wed 17 – Thu 18 January 2018 Includes all materials 10am – 4:30pm

16 JANUARY / FEBRUARY / MARCH 2018Laura Shallcrass, Bun (2017). Graphite and Gold Leaf ALL LEVELS Laura Shallcrass 4 days This illustration workshop will be an inspiring exploration of drawing Mon 15 – Thu 18 techniques with some gold leaf embellishment. Over the 4 days January 2018 participants will start with warmup sketches, moving into the 10am – 4:30pm technicalities of line drawing. Illustrations will be developed using tonal gradation in a realistic style or the use of pattern, with finishing $450 touches added in the form of gold leaf or colour in gouache. Includes most materials Laura Shallcrass is a Queenstown based artist, who trained as an illustrator and graphic designer. Much of her work is inspired by CEAC.ORG.NZ Queenstown and a love of the outdoors, resulting in images of flora, fauna and more recently gemstones and minerals hovering dreamlike against scenes both ethereal and familiar. Shallcrass has exhibited both locally and internationally, and was a finalist for the Red Book Art Prize in 2013.

SUMMER SCHOOL 17Katie Smith. Photograph courtesy of the artist. Fabric Collection ALL LEVELS Katie Smith 4 days Take a trip out to Arataki Visitor’s Centre to gather inspiration from Mon 15 – Thu 18 Waitakere flora and fauna. Develop and mix your own unique colour January 2018 palette then design, dye and print your very own collection of 10am – 4:30pm beautiful hand-printed and dyed fabrics and textiles, inspiring you to continue creating at home. $405 Katie Smith’s 20 year career with textiles began when Includes most materials she studied at the University of Otago, completing a Craft Design Course, majoring in Textiles. During a ten year stay in the UK, she completed a Diploma and M.A in Textile Art from Goldsmiths Universtiy in London. Returning to New Zealand in 2001, she is now a resident artist at Corban Estate Arts Centre.

ADULT CLASSES 18 JANUARY / FEBRUARY / MARCH 2018 CEAC.ORG.NZ Adult classes are a great way to stimulate your creativity and develop your passion for the arts. We offer a range of mediums, contemporary arts practices and skill levels to cater for all abilities. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to take your creativity in a new direction, experienced tutors will guide and inspire you to create in our supportive, studio environments. Our six week term classes offer a deeper experience, allowing you to develop and build your skills alongside like-minded classmates. Alternatively, weekend workshops are the perfect opportunity to experiment with new mediums and art forms and make new discoveries. Different workshops are on offer each term so keep checking the website for upcoming new classes.

ADULT / EVENING CLASSES 19Art Journaling ALL LEVELSJulie Moselen 6 weeks,Art Journaling is the perfect art form for busy people. Working Wed eveningsin an A4 sketchbook you will learn the necessary tools to create 14 Februarypage after page of beautiful artwork. We will cover a number of - 21 Marchtechniques such as stencilling, image transfer, collage, layering, 7 - 9pmstamping and text, and we will use a variety of mediums such asgloss, gel medium and modelling paste. $135 Includes most materials

20 ADULT / EVENING CLASSESClay Explorations ALL LEVELS CEAC.ORG.NZKairava Gullatz 6 WeeksThis popular ceramics class offers the perfect opportunity for those Thu eveningswho have always wanted to work with clay. Experiment with a 15 Februaryvariety of modelling techniques under the guidance of experienced - 22 Marchtutor Kairava Gullatz. 6 - 9 pmStudents will discover their own individual way of handling clay $175and learn about surface decorations with slips and glazes, whilstenjoying the social atmosphere of the class. 10 kg of clay, the glazes Includes most materialsand firings are included in the class fee. Visit Kairava’s website Follow kairavaceramics on Instagram

ADULT / WEEKEND WORKSHOPS 21 Encaustic in 3D Nicki Stewart Discover the sculptural possibilities of wax and encaustic in this two-day workshop. Participants will work with plaster, cloth, fabric or paper 3D forms and reliefs that can stand alone or be incorporated into encaustic panel paintings. Demonstrations will include fusing techniques for dimensional work, joining multiple forms, and the incorporation of imagery via drawing, embedding, and image transfer.ALL LEVELS 2 days $240 Sat 3 – Sun 4 March 10am - 4pm Includes most materials Art | Clay | Silver Simon Misdale Using a form of mouldable cork, participants will craft a collection of contemporary geometric shapes which will become the beginnings of their own, unique piece of jewellery. Participants will also learn how to create a simple band and setting for a gemstone ring. 2 days $250 Sat 24 – Sun 25 March 10am - 4pm Includes all materialsALL LEVELS Experimental Printmaking Sarah Ormsby Extend your printmaking knowledge, in this two day workshop which includes collagraph relief and intaglio printing, plexi-plate dry point etching, Chine-collé, foam plate printing, collage and lino cuts. You will create surprising and layered prints which combine techniques and push the possibilities of print. The emphasis is on playful experimentation, while completing a series of finished art works.ALL LEVELS 2 Days $160 Sat 24 - Sun 25 March 10am - 4pm Includes some materials

YOUTH WORKSHOPS 22 JANUARY / FEBRUARY / MARCH 2018 CEAC.ORG.NZ Youth Arts Workshops are a great way for young people to explore and experiment with a range of different art forms. These holidays you can learn about painting and print making techniques or immerse yourself in music to produce and record songs. Come and challenge yourself creatively through one of our inspiring two day classes. Set at a low cost, with some fully sponsored places these workshops are a great way to spend your holidays. Don’t let cost be a barrier – talk to us about a sponsored place. For Bookings: [email protected] (09) 838 4455 Generously Supported by:

YOUTH WORKSHOPS 23 Contemporary Kōwhaiwhai Ashlee Tawhiti Learn about traditional Māori Kōwhaiwhai symbols whilst researching the art of contemporary New Zealand artist Shane Hansen. Come and explore the elements and principles of this art form, through designing and creating your own meaningful symbols and stencils. Use the natural world to inspire you. 2 days $25 Mon 22 – Tue 23 January 10am - 3pm 13 - 18 YEARS My Printed Stories Sarah Ormsby Create a striking and graphic three colour reduction lino cut, inspired by the stories of your neighbourhood and daily experiences. In this two day workshop you will study the contemporary art work of John Pule and Kara Walker and use this knowledge to help you build images of your own unique places and stories. 2 days $25 Thu 25 – Fri 26 January 10am - 3pm 13 - 18 YEARSImage courtesy of Crescendo Trust of Aotearoa. In the Box Dave Atai and Greg Davis A workshop, for young people who are wanting to gain a deeper understanding about song-writing. Learn how to write and arrange a song from scratch, identifying the different sections of the song and their practice. We will put it all together by writing and recording a song over the 2 days then participants will take away an MP3 file of the finished track. If you have any instruments that you play, feel free to bring them along. 2 days $25 Mon 22 and Wed 24 January 13 - 18 YEARS 10am - 3pm

CHILDRENS CLASSES 24 JANUARY / FEBRUARY / MARCH 2018 CEAC.ORG.NZ Holiday Classes Join us in exploring and experimenting with visual arts and creative fun these school holidays. Classes take place in an art studio setting with friendly experienced tutors and artists. The course fees include all materials, but remember… students need to wear old clothes and bring their lunch and a drink bottle. Term Classes Term classes are a chance to delve deeper into art techniques and creative mediums over a 6 week period. Set in our art studios, children work closely with and learn from inspiring, practising artists. Costs include all materials. For Bookings: [email protected] (09) 8384455

CHILDREN / HOLIDAY CLASSES 25 Jazzy Picture Frames Leela Bhai Let’s take an ordinary picture frame and JAZZ IT UP! It will then be dis-mantled, carved, stained and painted, then put back together again. Your child will return home with a complete framed picture, ready for the wall! 1 Day $50 Mon 22 January 10am - 2.30pm9 - 13 YEARS Giant Squid Dessert Bowls Kairava Gullatz Make your very own special dessert bowls from soft white clay and adorn them with 3D applications, carvings and colourful decorations. Over two days, learn all about hand building techniques and bring your creative ideas to life. A pottery wheel is available to enjoy throwing small vessels too. Following the class, everything will be glazed and fired so that all works are functional and ready to use. 2 Days $90 Mon 22 - Tue 23 January6 - 12 YEARS 10am – 2:30pm Something from a Dream Andrew Hall No particular theme, something from a dream, animals never before seen, red, blue or green. Anything you like, a robot called Mike, gadgets for your bike, a monster of some type! Have fun creating sculptures from recycled materials. 1 day $50 Tue 23 January 10am – 2:30pm6 - 12 YEARS

26 JANUARY / FEBRUARY / MARCH 2018 Inventor’s Cake Platter Kairava Gullatz Here we go again! We are looking for children who love the unusual and would like to shape their unique platters from clay. Learn about clay sculpting and decorating techniques. There will also be time for you to use a pottery wheel to throw a small vessel. 2 Days $90 Wed 24 – Thu 25 January 10am – 2:30pm7 - 14 YEARS What Lifts You? Charlotte Maguire Let’s explore wings, balloons and more, decorating them with amazing patterns and shapes. Inspired by the artist Kelsey Montague, we will create our own personalised artwork using a black and white colour palette on MDF. And finally, we will experiment with photographing ourselves with our work. Up, up and away to wherever we want to be! 1 day $50 Wed 24 January 10am - 2.30pm6 - 11 YEARS Out of this World Charlotte MaguireJudy Darragh. Limbo (2016) detail. Courtesy of Auckland Art Gallery CEAC.ORG.NZ Judy Darragh is known for her brightly coloured sculptural work which combines found objects, recycled items, industrial materials and more. Inspired by Judy’s work, create your own 3D space-like sculptures using recycled paper, tinfoil, fluorescent spray paint and gems. Hang them and watch as they catch and scatter the light. 2 Days $80 Thu 25 – Fri 26 January 10am - 2.30pm7 - 14 YEARS

CHILDREN / HOLIDAY CLASSES 27Box Lid Paintings 5 - 12 YEARSLeela Bhai 1 DayRecycled shoe box lids will become the canvas for a botanical Thu 25 Januaryinspired work of art! You will prime a surface for painting, plan and 10am - 2:30pmsketch your individual design. Then using layers of acrylic paint youwill create your masterpiece! $50

28 JANUARY / FEBRUARY / MARCH 2018Buzz and Bumble 4 - 7 YEARSKairava Gullatz 1 dayChoose a hero from the insect world as a model to make a small Fri 26 Januarycontainer for your treasures. We will use soft white clay to create 10am – 2.30pmour creepy crawlies. After their forms have been sculpted to yourliking, we will then paint them with colourful slips. All treasure boxes $50will be fired and glazed to make them durable and functional. CEAC.ORG.NZ

CHILDREN / TERM CLASSES 29 Drawing up a storm! Charlotte Maguire Create whole new worlds of illustration in this fun-filled class. Develop your drawing skills and confidence as we draw up a storm! Experiment with wet and dry drawing media, breaking form down into shape, tone and detail. Learn about one point perspective and faces, adding imaginative elements as you go to create your own new world. 6 weeks, Sat mornings $90 17 February – 24 March 10am – 12pm5 - 10 YEARS Prancing Panthers Kairava Gullatz Time to get your hands dirty with clay as you shape your favourite animal! Create its pose - crouching, munching, dancing or prancing. Embrace your creativity and explore a variety of clay techniques, which will help you to make your unique designs into 3D clay works. . 6 weeks, Thur afternoons $95 15 February - 22 March 4pm – 5.30pm6 - 12 YEARS Blueprints and Beyond Ashlee Tawhiti Join this very exciting art class which explores and experiments with 3D sculptural creations of all kinds. Working with all sorts of materials, both hard and soft, participants will be encouraged to design and then create artworks using sculptural techniques such as modelling, assembling, carving and even casting. Potential outcomes may be practical inventions or stunning artworks. 6 weeks, Sat mornings $120 17 February – 24 March8 - 12 YEARS 10am – 12.30pm

Corban Estate Arts Centreis home to artist studios,a café, art classes for adultsand children, and an ever-changing programme ofexhibitions and events.Based in Henderson, WestAuckland, the arts centre isset within park-like groundsamongst the historic Corbanswinery buildings. Just 5minutes walk from the trainstation, or off Lincoln Roadfor those driving. Entry isfree, everybody’s [email protected](09) 838 Estate Arts Centreis open 7 days a weekfrom 10am – Mt Lebanon LanePO Box 21 526HendersonAuckland, 0650New Zealand

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