Saturday 17 – Sunday 18 October 2015
Exhibition Hours: 10 am – 5 pm
Artist Floor Talks: 1 – 2 pm each day
Art Workshops: 11 am – 1 pm, Saturday 17 October
ArtWest 2015 is a public exhibition of West Auckland artists organised and hosted by Kelston Girls College. First established in 2009 this is the third ArtWest exhibition. Embracing the breadth of art created in West Auckland the exhibition will include paintings, sculptures, ceramics, textiles, photographs and film, with many of the works for sale.
ArtWest is an opportunity to celebrate and support the creativity and unique identity of West Auckland. With art by nationally and internationally acclaimed artists on display, artist talks and free creative workshops for adults and children ArtWest promises to be inspiring weekend event.
“At Kelston Girls College we believe strong arts in communities is a cause for celebration. We invite all of the Auckland community to join us at Kelston Girls College to celebrate ArtWest.”
ArtWest has partnered with the Whau Arts Festival, taking place the same weekend in Avondale. Kelston Girls College will run a free shuttle between the Festival Hub in Avondale and ArtWest in Kelston on Saturday and Sunday.
Saturday workshops will include working with clay and pottery making, weaving with local Kelston weavers, stencil and paint techniques for street art led by Jack Dawson aka Stensolo and the opportunity to participate in the creation of a yarn bombing installation led by Vicky Bradley. All the workshops are free with materials are supplied and are open to the public for adults and children.
Please see www.kelstongirls.school.nz for more details about workshops, participating artists and artist floor talks.
Islay Anderson Auditorium
Kelston Girls College
Great North Rd,
Kelston , Auckland
Artworks featured by Katie Smith, Pauline McCoy, Desmond Burden and Anita Levering