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This week we're speak with a painter known for bright colours separated by thick black lines -- Kris White Art & Design. She talks about being part of the Oakura Arts Trail, winning a 3D award at the Taranaki National Art Awards for a paper bag and her many inspirations.
Duration: 00:50:31 | Date: 8 May, 2021
Today's episode of Sugar Loafing Arts Cast is a bit different. Journalist, poet and art enthusiast Virginia Winder interviews our usual host Suraya Sidhu Singh about her art practice, costumes and chickens.
Duration: 1:00:13 | Date: 1 May, 2021
Glass maker Kiri McGuire (Ngāti Pāhauwera) recently founded the gallery, Kākano Ōpūnake. It's a place people can go to learn about, learn to play and buy Taonga Pūoro (traditional Māori musical instruments) made by Kiri and some of Aotearoa's best makers, alongside learning raranga (weaving) from local experts.
Duration: 00:31:57 | Date: 24 April, 2021
Inanimate objects looking sad are a speciality for Taranaki-based ceramic artist Jolene McCartan, known as Warm Your Ghosts on Instagram. We ask how she started making these glum yet charming figures, where inspiration comes from and what's involved in turning a lump of clay into a maudlin hairy friend.
Duration: 00:54:22 | Date: 17 April, 2021
Everyone's talking about Seung Yul Oh's new exhibition at Contemporary Art Space Taranaki. We'll be talking to Seung about his process and his work.
Duration: 00:36:10 | Date: 10 April, 2021
Irene Smit is a painter in New Plymouth who do life like portraits. Her beautiful work is currently being displayed at Access Radio Taranaki.
Duration: 00:50:16 | Date: 20 March, 2021
Brett Graham in conversation at the Govett Brewster Art Gallery, discussing the processes behind the making of his exhibition, Tai Moana Tai Tangata, and the histories and narratives which underpin it.
Duration: 00:58:23 | Date: 6 March, 2021
Director of the Len Lye Foundation Evan Webb gives a talk about the key ideas in Len Lye's work, to a packed audience at the Govett Brewster Art Gallery and Len Lye Centre on 30 January 2021.
Duration: 1:00:12 | Date: 6 February, 2021
Jo Stallard was so taken with the light in a potential studio space in Fenton St, Whakaahurangi-Stratford that she and her partner bought the whole building... and proceeded to turn it into the wee gem that is Fenton Street Art Collective: gallery, coffee shop and gin distillery. Jo talks about her process-driven oil paintings of human subjects, her inspirational plans to change the face of Stratford and how she manages to bring so many big ideas to fruition.
Duration: 00:57:36 | Date: 23 January, 2021
Researching family and local history inspired Antonia O'Mahony's works on paper, with accompanying audio, showing as part of Puke Ariki 's Homework exhibition. We explore the history of Moturoa, the people who lived there, a mysteriously disappeared stream that once ran through it and how they've formed part of Antonia's work.
Duration: 00:52:12 | Date: 16 January, 2021