For the twelfth time, local artist Ann Skelly has had a garment accepted into the renowned international design competition World of WearableArt (WOW). What the garment looks like remains a secret until the official WOW Awards Show opens on 21...
Safia Archer’s weekly arts diary -  Father, husband and artist, Russian-born Ilya Volykhine started to paint seriously in 1995 in New York City. Communist Russia did not have room for a career as an artist, but the vibrant artistic community he...

Anna Ngo’s weekly arts diary Opening this Saturday at Red Shed in Palm Beach is the exhibition Twelve Waiheke Paintings by Colin Beardon, a series of 12 acrylic works that Colin created for his 2018 calendar. Set in the familiar locales of...
Kazu Nakagawa is used to sourcing materials from far and wide but the spread of input for the Waiheke artist’s latest work is truly global in scope. Carving Water Painting Voice, Nakagawa’s visual and sound installation for headland Sculpture on...
The new concept Waiheke Jazz and Art Festival was a resounding success, with good weather over Easter helping to attract crowds from around New Zealand and a few from overseas. • Graham Hooper Full story in this weeks Gulf News......
After only ten days without one, Artworks Community Theatre has found a new theatre manager in the experienced Teresa Sokolich. Though she maintains that she still has some growing and developing to do, Teresa enters her new position carrying years...
The Solomon Cole Band, Deep House Brothers and DJ Didge will deliver a solid soundtrack for a lazy afternoon on the green when they play at Peacock Sky on 5 March. Musical genres will range from progressive house to live...
A three-day rāranga (weaving) workshop will be held at Piritahi Marae on Thursday next week with teacher Maikara Ropata. “The whole purpose (kaupapa) of this course is about the sustainability of a resource that is freely available in many places...
Our weekly arts diary Three Waiheke artists, Karl Baxter, Anah Dunsheath and Bronwynne Cornish, are contenders for New Zealand’s only small sculpture prize, sponsored by Bayleys Real Estate Waiheke in conjunction with Te Motu vineyard. On Good Friday, 14 April,...
Greg Cantwell’s new exhibition at Timbuktu Nomadic Deli is about seeing the everyday as a possibility – a visual celebration of our immediate and often unnoticed environment he says, using objects we so often ignore. “I had always noticed the...