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Arty News - May Newsletter

Arty News - May Newsletter



Taupo Art Connection is an inclusive arts group formed to bring independent Taupo region visual artists together. From the professional to the enthusiastic hobbyist, from painters to sculptors and printmakers, the group provides the opportunity for artists and art lovers to socialise, network, share and encourage each other creatively. The group represents a commitment to creating a vibrant, active arts community that benefits artists and ensures a fulfilling arts experience for visitors to the region.                   

WELCOME TO OUR MAY NEWSLETTER

 QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY WEEKEND ART TRAIL - the jewel in our crown.                     

 

E L E B R A T I N G

Our art trail now in its seventh year is bigger and better than ever with a multitude of artistic talent on display. We guarantee those who take on the trail will not be disappointed as there is something for everyone. 

click on the brochure to find out all you need to know about this exciting event. 

Brochures available from Taupō i Site Tongariro Street, Taupō.

Information about event on eventfinda


X H I B I T I O N S

Included in Queen's Birthday Art Trail Weekend


 

TAUPŌ  MUSEUM CELEBRATES  

MATARIKI (the Māori New Year) with a display of quilts by 

Ron Te Kawa and a variety of artworks by local school children.

Matariki Hunga Nui (Matariki of Many People)

MAIN GALLERY / NIVEN ROOM

From May 25 to July 13 2019

Whakapapa Quilt by Ron Te Kawa

View Full Museum Exhibition Program May - December 2019

 ACTIVE ARTS ANNUAL EXHIBITION

Opening Night Thursday May 30 at 6pm

   RSVP tauponana8@gmail.com  

A R T   H A P P E N I N G S

16th Annual Waimarino Art Awards

Click on the image to to find out more - entries close June 7 2019.
 

Group Exhibition - Lava Glass Presents Artful Minds May 24 - July 28 2019


Cr e a t i v e   Re s o u r c e s

Peruse Creative Ripple an online magazine dedicated to promoting and supporting the creative community of Aotearoa, New Zealand.

Investigate Creative Compass a new service offered by artist and gallerist  Santie Cronje (Deciduus) and gallerist Vicki Fox (Quirky Fox) to help artists grow their skills so they can confidently approach galleries, prepare for exhibitions and promote their work via social media. 
 
Find funding for your art project Creative Taupo

Exhibit on-Line with Taupō Art Connection
download your application here - no fee, no commission, you call the shots (an exhibition for members only).
 

Become a member of Taupō Art Connection download an application -Membership Application 

R T   E V E N T S  

TAC CHAT - Connecting through art

Our next social get together will be held at the

Taupo Cosmopolitan Club from 5:30pm

on June 12, 2019

All members and supporters are welcome  

for more information email: info@taupoartconnection.org.nz

         







 

   AN INVITATION TO EXHIBIT
     Entries Close July 22, 2019

Click on the image to find out more..
 
Organisers would appreciate expressions of interest.

Contact: James Wiltsher - Hilltop School hilltopart@hilltop.org.nz

A R T   W O R K S H O P S

Sue Graham  Wildwood Gallery

Painting Classes

Click on the image below to find out more..


 

Maggie Dawson@Studio92

Three Introductory workshops

Click on the image to find out more

Click on the image to find out more..

        
E W S  IN  N U M B E R S

GOOD LUCK TO ALL 28 PARTICIPANTS ON THE 2019 ART TRAIL  MAY 31 - JUNE 3

FIRST TIME ON THE  ART TRAIL  43% OF THIS YEARS  PARTICIPANTS.

Karyn Hitchman , All Fired up@camo Chicken, Ronald Houghton,

 Huka Honey Hive, Graham Moeller, Connie Takarangi, 

Miranda Jefferies (Art School Taupo), Maggie Rudd, Lynda Symon, Di Michels, 

Te Whare Toi o Waitahanui, Linda Rae.

REPEAT APPEARANCE BY 57% OF THIS YEARS PARTICIPANTS.

Jo Rankin, 3 Art Gallery, Ross Palmer (Tukairangi Gallery), Judy Brennan(L'Arte)  ,

 Bob Mitchener, Garry Ross, Active Arts, Taupo Museum, Antoinette Beck (Studio 57) 

Judith Alexander-Graham, Lorraine Cholmondeley-Smith, Didi Chapman, 

Red Rock Gallery, Robbie and Sue Graham (Wildwood Gallery), Pihanga Gallery.

Yo u r  N e w s

Do you have relevant news you would like to share on our facebook page , instagram or website? Get in touch by emailing  info@taupoartconnection.org.nz  

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Posted: Sat 25 May 2019

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