Matariki-The Navigator – Wellington

Kura Gallery Maori New Zealand Art Design Matariki Exhibition 2009

New works by
Annabelle Buick – multi-media artist
Deirdre Nehua – writer/poet
Diane Prince – multi-media artist
June Grant – painter
Robyn Kahukiwa – painter
Sam Farquhar – printmaker
Vicky Thomas – photographic artist

A group exhibition aimed at illustrating the significance of Matariki – The Navigator, as a means of cultural and artistic expression.  Through the works of seven contemporary Maori women artists established and emerging, this show celebrates the creative richness and diversity of cultural experience and knowledge. This exhibition includes new works by well established and re-knowned multi-media artist Diane Prince, painter Robyn Kahukiwa, painter June Grant and writer Deirdre Nehua. Together with works by emerging multi-media artist Annabelle Buick, printmaker Sam Farquhar and photographic artist Vicky Thomas this exhibition can only be viewed as interesting and exciting examples of contemporary Maori art in Aotearoa/New Zealand today.

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Elena with Hon. Georgina Te Huehue

Kura Gallery Maori New Zealand Art Design Matariki Exhibition 2009

Clayton McGregor, Ross Hemera, David Jennings & Rua Paul

Kura Gallery Maori New Zealand Art Design Matariki Exhibition 2009

Casey Te Paa, Ramari Slattery, Rua Paul, Jim Scully & Cecelia Greenaway.

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Sonya Snowden & Jude Dods             Elena & Suzanne Tamaki

Kura Gallery Maori New Zealand Art Design Matariki Exhibition 2009

Diane Prince

Kura Gallery Maori New Zealand Art Design Matariki Exhibition 2009

Brett Rollo, Te Oraeti Rei, Deanne Thompson & Kay McCormick

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James with John McEnteer                    Dorothy Waetford & Tui Nikoro Whiting

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Michael McDonald & Kirani Moriaty          Rory Doherty & Paul of Tohu Wines





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