Tuesday, April 28, 2009


Check out Hannah Thompson's Metonymy at STAMP (The Edge).

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Barnaby Fredric

Please go and support Barnaby with his co-op play "A Song for the Ugly Kids".

Below is a trailer:


Monday, April 20, 2009

Jan Hadlow: Revamp Design

Jan is a skilled interior designer with 25 years of experience both from the UK and NZ. Some of her projects having included work for Coutts Banking Group in the UK, apartments in Marble Arch, UK; Ingersol Rand, Beatles Manager, Sir Alfred McAlpine Homes, and Universal Homes NZ.

Her latest business venture, Revamp Design, at 158 State Highway, Whenuapai (The Purple Shed) will be offering a range of interior design services for customers who are building new homes and renovating. She also has her showroom featuring the latest trends in soft furnishings and related products.

Our Records: Darryn Harkness

Darryn Harkness has over 20 years' experience in both the local and international music industry. He has released 18 albums and toured with his music in over 20 countries since his first release in 1993.

Darryn is a producer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, artist/video maker who will be running his own production business.

His business, Our Records, will include the following services:
  • recording and production of music;
  • filming and editing of music videos;
  • photography, graphic design (album artwork, posters, etc); and
  • the licensing of music to television, film and advertising companies.
You can also check him out on Myspace or watch him live.

Glenn Hibburt: Children's Book Author and Illustrator

Glenn is a children's writer and illustrator and was a highly motivated participant on our artist mentoring programme. Pictured is a book where you will find one of his poems.

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Free Workshop: Mixing and Mastering in Digital Music

Topic: Music and sound effects for movies with Logic

This workshop is designed for those who want to learn the art of making music and creating sound effects for Movies using Logic Pro or Logic Express.

The Workshop will include: Importing Quicktime movies, Beat markers, Spotting sound effects to picture, The creative thought processes, Using a re-wire slave, Ultrabeat, sound effect design, Apple loops & Delivery formats.


Saturday 25 April 2009
2.30 to 4 pm.
123 Broadway, Newmarket.

Please reserve space by phoning (09) 522 0200.

AND it's FREE!

Monday, April 13, 2009

Julie Downie: Teacher of Photography and Photographic Artist

Julie Downie is a teacher of photography, a photographic artist (i.e. she uses photographs to make her art), and is also involved with the Photoforum (www.photoforum-nz.org) which runs with the Photo Festival www.photographyfestival.org.nz.

Julie is well qualified for this work holding a BA (Photography), MA (Photography), and MA (Museum & Gallery Education). Julie's background is originally in graphic design and after a move to London she began her studies in photography. She also gained both qualifications and teaching experience in adult education and museum and gallery education.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Bryan Eible

Bryan is all the way from America and he is the owner of two Foxy Lady boutiques in Sarasota, Miami, Florida. If any one recognises him, it may be because he is a regular attendee of the Air New Zealand Fashion Week and is a major buyer, as well as think tank expert on the international fashion industry. A true consumate professional.

His boutique store 'Foxy Lady' is situated in Siesta Key, a tropical island rich with shopping, dining, and white, sandy beach experiences. The boutique also has a salon and spa.

Bryan is also the founder of The Siesta Key Farmers Market to the region. The Siesta Key Farmers Market offers delicious spring greens, herbs, and a variety of produce.

Bryan introduced the organic market to bring back the “village” ambience of the Key, where locals can listen to live music, mingle and rekindle past friendships while shopping for fresh edibles.

A new Sunday morning tradition, the Siesta Farmers Market brings raw foods, fresh fruits and vegetables, home-baked pastries and breads, fresh cut flowers, specialty cheeses, coffees, soaps, jellies, crafts and art, and seafood, together with music, entertainment and more.

Bryan is back from Florida and ready to take on NZ. You can contact him via my www.nzcreativeenterprises.com and filling out the form.

Nick Fulton: Einstein Music Journal

Nick Fulton owns and runs the Einstein Music Journal is now New Zealand’s foremost MP3 blog, with readers from all over the world. He has been quoted in the Rolling Stone, New York magazine and Artrocker.com. EMJ is extremely proud to provide an outlet for musicians to get their music heard and appreciated.

They also give current and up to date listings of gigs, new releases in music, and a list of New Zealand music websites.

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Lici de Souza: Fashion Designer

Lici is a delightful lady who came onto our Artist Mentoring Programme advancing her professsional development as a Fashion Designer.

She is also mixing this with her ambitions of being a collage artist.

Here are some of her theme/mood boards she has created and then has converted these into Fashion Art Boards.

We love them!