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Sugar Loafing Arts Cast

A community arts radio show that challenges the belief that the arts are exclusive.

Airing time: Saturdays, 11am

A community arts radio show that challenges the belief that the arts are exclusive.

Sugar Loafing Arts Cast showcases the arts in Taranaki and beyond. Host Alice Cowdry interviews artists, makers, and curators, and delves into art ideas and mediums, such as decolonisation in New Zealand art, a guide to European early music, and getting started in watercolours. 

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Mary MacGregor Reid

Auckland based artist Mary MacGregor Reid whose show celestial bodies, a multi-channel video installation opened at Contemporary Art Space recently.

Duration: 00:59:06 | Date: 14 May, 2022

Jennifer Halli

Taranaki artist Jennifer Halli has set up an art space project Might Could on Currie Street.

Duration: 00:57:26 | Date: 30 April, 2022

Suzan Kostanich

This week I speak to Taranaki artist Suzan Kostanich who is pushing the boundaries with felt and paper.

Duration: 00:54:22 | Date: 16 April, 2022

Isla Fabu

This week I interview artist Isla Fabu whose exhibition Beauty and the Beast - A selection of works exploring the space beyond dualistic perceptions - is on show at From out of the blue studio gallery, Opunake.

Duration: 00:59:13 | Date: 26 March, 2022

Laura Campbell

This week I speak to new Percy Thomson Gallery Director Laura Campbell who took over the reins from Rhonda Bunyan earlier in the year.

Duration: 00:54:46 | Date: 19 March, 2022

Joni Murphy

Professional Taranaki Artist Joni Murphy talks about her passion for painting and recent changes within her practice.

Duration: 00:54:46 | Date: 12 March, 2022

Jodi Naik

This week's interview is with Taranaki-based artist Jodi Naik who explores her connection to the depth and beauty of the natural world.

Duration: 00:46:17 | Date: 26 February, 2022

Fern Petrie

Fern speaks about her career as an artist in Australia and New Zealand and her drive to express and preserve the fragility of memory and time. Fern's intricate and symbolic paintings are a personal reinterpretation of Victorian cabinet cards and are a response to her deep fascination and connection to that period of history.

Duration: 00:59:52 | Date: 19 February, 2022

Geoffrey Young

A community arts radio show aims to take on the belief that the arts are exclusive.

Duration: 00:57:01 | Date: 12 February, 2022

John Hodgson

This weeks interview is with Taranaki based artist John Hodgson whose work is on display at Access Radio's exhibition space during February. John speaks about his time at art school as an older student as well as themes explored in his paintings.

Duration: 00:57:25 | Date: 5 February, 2022

Leben Young

Leben's show All That I Can Carry, opens tomorrow night at Contemporary Art Space, 74 Powderham Street at 5.30pm, all welcome.

Duration: 00:51:35 | Date: 29 January, 2022