Te Henga Studios' Cluster Gallery brings together diverse works of residents, locals, studio groups & friends
Serena Stevenson: Bethells-based multimedia artist, photographer & filmmaker, Serena presents a series of portraits “of some of the locals, doing what they love with their lives.” Ekarasa Doblanovic: Painting and installation works with organic earth materials & pure pigments, exploring notions of space, ecology, impermanence & the interaction between people, art & nature. Maurice van Cooten: Painting, sculpture & installation works in a range of classical & emerging media. Clive Teare: Influenced by nature, time & travel, Clive uses light, form & texture to create industrial furniture & cinematic light sources with a functional quirky uniqueness. Brent Hayward / Fats White: Journey into the deeper psychological states of unrequited imagination with paintings of unsettling power, in a world out of kilter, makeshift, shadowy & unreal. Louise Taylor: Louise offers her new series 'The Mooning and The Medicine of the Trees' with live movement & art-making experientials over the weekend* Peter Brierley-Millman: Iconic sculptures in wood set amidst the natural landscape.
Reece King: Born & raised in Te Henga, King paints in search for the ultimate painting, but currently has no idea what its going to look like. He will be showing new oil on canvas works from 2016. Kenneth Merrick: Perspectives on visual thinking, underpinned by explorations into cultural experience, speculative spaces, and myth. Michael Prosse: "My practice has lead me to search for a tail with no end." Michael will show his 'cluster of drawing' & other selected works. Terry Smith:Stainless steel sculptures & pottery works inspired by the isolated beauty of the west coast beaches. Zeros: Step into an immersive environment filled with sketches, rubbings & homemade instruments with a retrospective selection of audio recordings* Lissa B:A selection of sketches for textile designs - obsessive studies of the magical landscape of Te Henga. Harry Cording: The Artist formerly known as Harry the Dead Poet shows collage & painted works from The Starving Artist's Gallery Collection. Edna Snow: An artist and art therapist, Edna shares a selection of semi-abstract oil paintings inspired by the environment of Kawai Purapura. The Artilepsy Art Therapy Group: Presents 'The Fitting Room' – a collaborative installation with sound, exploring the mysterious experience of living with Epilepsy.