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We interviewed our friend and neighbour Deborah Crowe in her ‘old/new’ studio at 1B Ponsonby Road. Deborah you’ve been our neighbour at 1B for quite some time now! What do you like about having your studio at 1B Ponsonby Road? Yes, I’ve been resident at… Read More
Margaret, entering your studio was a real treat. Your work is immaculate considering your chosen tools are notably messy! How do you manage this? Preparation is the key, if you want a clean finish you can’t just charge in and start making. As my works… Read More
The Real Art Roadshow, or the “Art Bus” as it is nicknamed, camped out at the Auckland Girls Grammar School on August 3, 2016. It was parked next to the sports fields, which offered a scene of a truly well-rounded education composed of physical and… Read More
We’re running a series of articles on the creative inhabitants (and our neighbours) at 1B Ponsonby Road. Today’s article features artist Veronica Herber in her studio.
We visited our neighbour Kate Hursthouse, an artist and designer specialising in calligraphy, lettering, illustration and typography.
Hi Tiffany – last time we met you were hard at work crafting beautiful keepsake boxes for your silent auction as the 2012 Artists Alliance resident artist. It’s been four years since then, what direction has your practice taken? A lot has happened on a… Read More
Artist Sian Torrington‘s latest project We don’t have to be the Building features in the Courtenay Place light boxes from August until December. The assemblage pieces photographed for the lightboxes are the result of an extensive, interactive, community-based project that explores queer activism around homosexual… Read More
At Artists Alliance we offer a range of opportunities for visual artists, one of these being an artist in residence programme. Our residency is distinctive in that it offers an artist the gift of time. The selected artist is free to make work, research or… Read More
Tanya Martusheff, Daphne Simons and Rosa Gubay sat down with Sarah Mohawk in the Artists Alliance office recently to discuss Sarah’s latest project – the PUBLIC DOMAIN Art Fair 2016 (PDAF’16).
Recently making her way to INSTINC SOHO in Singapore for a one month residency, Rozana Lee sat down with us to speak about her work, her residency experience, and the benefits of being a mature student and a mother.
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With the fifteenth iteration of the one-day art event Between Tides about to take place, Lyn Dallison shared with us images from previous years and answered a few questions about the event’s history and philosophy.