Artist talk with Cath Rogers
Last week graduate Cath Rogers joined us for an artist talk about her recent exhibition ‘Electro Nouveau’ which is currently on at the Potocki Patterson gallery in Wellington. Cath also spoke about her time at The Learning Connexion and what she has been up too since graduating in 2011.Posted on 23 Aug 2016 Comments
10 tips on how to get through it
Creative block. It’s that moment where, for whatever reason, an artist can’t access their inspiration. Creative block can occur anytime and anywhere, usually because you’re emotionally drained, physically tired, or had your work criticised.Posted on 09 Aug 2016 Comments
An artist who saw beauty in shades of toast
‘Toastman’, and friend of The Learning Connexion, Maurice Bennett, sadly passed away on Monday.
Maurice was known to all and sundry as ‘The Toastman’, because his art of choice was to create portraits and billboards from toasted bread of various shades.
Artist and TLC Diploma of Art and Creativity (Advanced) graduate, Jane Toy, exhibited work recently at the Fine Arts Whanganui Gallery on Taupo Quay. Her exhibition is entitled ‘Threads’ and will be on show for at least a month. Check it out if you’re in the area.Posted on 30 May 2016 Comments
How to plan an 'artist's talk'
Communication is essential in trying to promote or sell your work. An artist talk is a great way to get your art and your story out there. Of course your art speaks for itself but you also need to learn how to speak with confidence about your art.Posted on 30 May 2016 Comments