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This week I interview skilled Taranaki sculptor Chris Wells. Chris speaks about his career as a chef and artist and about the completion of a significant project.
Duration: 00:51:50 | Date: 11 December, 2021
This week I speak to contemporary jeweller/ sculptor and co- founder of The Jewel and the Jeweller, Sam Kelly. Sam talks about her journey into the creative world as well as the process of working with bone.
Duration: 00:44:20 | Date: 4 December, 2021
This week I interview dedicated New Plymouth Potter Marita Green, Potter whose beautiful work is both functional and quirky.
Marita currently has work on show at Kina NZ Design as part of the Cup exhibition
Duration: 00:45:23 | Date: 27 November, 2021
This week I interview writer Craig Foltz who speaks about his journey as a writer and poet. Craig also talks about his latest book, Locals Only, An Outsider's Insider Perspective on Aotearoa - a selection of poems offering up an insightful road trip of New Zealand places.
Duration: 00:48:35 | Date: 20 November, 2021
This week I interview Taranaki based artist Rohan Wealleans who is opening up his studio from tomorrow for the Taranaki Arts Trail. Rohan also runs a New Plymouth-based art gallery, Contemporary Art Space. A new group show, ' We All Think We Are Goid People' which features artists from around New Zealand is happening on Saturday night from 6pm.
Duration: 00:49:50 | Date: 30 October, 2021
This week I speak with Oakura jeweler Sally Laing who is one of the artists participating in the Oakura Arts Trail, which is running at the same time as the Taranaki Arts Trail, October 30 & 31 and November 6 & 7.
Duration: 00:41:56 | Date: 23 October, 2021
Alice chats with talented Taranaki jeweler, Sarah Tullett, who speaks about her creative life and participating in the Taranaki Arts Trail for the first time.
Duration: 00:39:03 | Date: 9 October, 2021
This week I interview wonderful Porirua artist Sam Dollimore whose exhibition Prognosicators recently opened at Contemporary Art Space, New Plymouth.
Duration: 00:46:02 | Date: 2 October, 2021
On this week's show I interview two coastal Taranaki artists, painter Leigh Fairweather and Jeweller Belinda Lubkoll of Ringcraft Moana Jewellers, who are opening up their studios as part of the Taranaki Arts Trail which is happening on the weekends of October 29-31 and November 5-7.
Duration: 00:57:12 | Date: 25 September, 2021
I had the pleasure of interviewing award-winning Taranaki artist Jeanette Verster who has an experimental and progressive textile art practice. Jeanette has a solo exhibition opening from the blue studio gallery, I Have Not Lost My Marbles ( Yet). next month.
Duration: 00:51:13 | Date: 21 August, 2021
Gabrielle is well known for her life drawing work but has most recently been experimenting with different mediums as part of her study, including harakeke paper and natural pigments. Gabrielle currently has work on display at the Lysaght Watt Gallery until August 13 part of the 'We Know What We Are, But Know Not What We Might Be' Exhibition.
Duration: 00:50:53 | Date: 7 August, 2021
I chat to talented Taranaki creative Vicky Lord about her art practice through which she explores the dynamics of relationships with others, self, and the environment. She also discusses the power and benefits of tapping into our creative energy to create change.
Duration: 00:53:47 | Date: 31 July, 2021
This week I interview Taranaki artist Glen Reaper. Glen currently has work exhibited at Access Radio's exhibition space, including 3D works made from recyclable materials and sketches. Glen is a talented tattoo artist and musician who explores a range of subject matter.
Duration: 00:37:41 | Date: 24 July, 2021
Ans photographed Māori mostly in rural settings throughout Aotearoa and one of her publications was the controversial ‘Washday at the Pa’ which offered insight into the Māori way of life in rural Aotearoa at the time of urbanisation.
The show not only tells Ans life story but offers a wider opportunity for conversations around colonisation and history.
Duration: 00:55:26 | Date: 17 July, 2021
David and I talk about chickens and his creative process. David will also reveal which special guests will make an appearance during the exhibition.
Duration: 00:56:25 | Date: 10 July, 2021
During this episode, Teresa speaks about her new work which explores the values of compassion and loving-kindness. She also speaks about a series of workshops she is running over the coming weeks which support mental well-being for youth and adults. These include Sacred Plant Medicine, Collage, Creative Journaling, Mandalas, Buddhist Psychology, and Meditation.
Duration: 00:59:51 | Date: 3 July, 2021
I chat to Salvation Army Captain and craftsperson Karl Foreman about his incredible life journey and expression of spirituality, identity and culture through wood, bone and leather craft.
Duration: 00:57:27 | Date: 26 June, 2021
Alice interviews Percy Thomson Gallery Director Rhonda Bunyan about an incredible body of work due to be exhibited at the gallery by one of New Zealand's most influential photographers, Marti Friedlander.
Duration: 00:44:48 | Date: 19 June, 2021
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