We had the honour of collaborating with local artist Mike Tupaea (carvings) on the mural art work for the Hatea Loop pocket park in Whangārei starting 2016 and completed in 2017. A series of visits & planning meetings resulted in a creative narrative that was rich in local stories & significant historical events. Each wall became a story board, an outdoor gallery invitation into the depth of the area known as Whangārei. Thank you to Tracey Moore for co-ordinating such a grea
With the recent opening of the new Pak n Save in Clendon the community have once again found themselves with new alterations to their ‘Home’. The Clendon Pride community trust approached Progressive NZ to suggest that the large blank wall left exposed after the old New World building demolition would be a great place for a mural. After approaching us & getting the go ahead we worked with the WhatHope youth group to wananga about possible ideas & narrative to paint & we came
Whānui-Tūhono for Auckland Arts Festival was a month long multi-generational visual arts collaboration project. We partnered with Upper Harbour Primary School on the north shore of Auckland & designed a project that aimed to tūhono (connect, link & bond) the people of the local community together through creativity.
Stories of immigration to Aotearoa & how they arrived to the local area were shared by teachers, parents & a great-grandmother whose passion is rescuing injured
We have the honour of being 1 of 40 different artists to be chosen to paint a giant owl for the Big Hoot campaign in Auckland. A multi organization project the purpose is to fundraiser to support the Child Cancer Foundation here in NZ. The result is an owl trail throughout the city that you can follow for the next few months. Each owl was funded by a local company so thank you to the Kingsland Business Association for ours & those artists were invited to paint them in their