Distance Delivery Mentor Profile: Sophie Saunders
Sophie Saunders is an accomplished painter who exhibits regularly and is a recipient of the Rita Angus Residency as well as a finalist in numerous art awards. We talked to her about her art and being a distance delivery mentor at The Learning Connexion.Posted on 16 Jun 2019 Comments
Distance Delivery Student Profile: Kelly Reichardt
TLC has students and graduates across New Zealand, many of whom have developed their art into a sustainable practice. We spoke to Kelly Reichardt, a Level 5 distance delivery student based in Auckland, who has been studying with TLC for two and a half years.Posted on 19 May 2019 Comments
Muhummad Ali once said, “He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” He wasn’t the first to have said it, nor the last. The plain truth is that taking risks - even small ones - opens up a whole host of possibilities and understandings. It builds confidence, opens creative pathways and makes future success a real prospect.
Student, Christine Winbush, is no stranger to risk-taking though she’ll be the first to tell you that it doesn’t come naturally.
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'Watching Mayumi’s work unfold over the last few years has been a great privilege. Always an artist with a flair for the intricate and a feel for subtle nuance, she has really pushed the boat out with the collage work completed during the years 2016-2018. 'Posted on 28 Mar 2018 Comments
Longevity - 30 Years in The Making
You are invited to history in the making!
Longevity begins our celebrations for The Learning Connexions 30th year of Creativity and Art, it features treasures from the Learning Connexion Trust collection and a selection of fantastic new work.
Getting your creativity out there
What do Jesus, Buddha, Leonardo, Einstein, Jacinda Arden and YOU have in common?
Creativity has its own rhythm. When you create things there can be a mix of chaos, frustration, insight and (if all goes well) the thrill of achieving something good. And then there’s a kind of cross-beat called ‘marketing’. Somehow you have to get your work into the ‘market’# so that you generate the funding that enables you to get back to creating.