Huakina exhibition opens new pathways for prisoners
In te reo Māori Huakina means “to open”. For prisoners in Aotearoa New Zealand, art is often a means of opening up new forms of expression – and ultimately pathways back to a normal life.Posted on 05 Sep 2019 Comments
Your Creativity. Your Place. Your Time.
No matter where you live in New Zealand, you can study Creativity and Art through the Learning Connexion. The flexibility of distance delivery means study can complement your life, rather than disrupt it. Raglan-based artist Ailene Cuthbertson took that option, and hasn't looked back.Posted on 02 Aug 2019 Comments
Parkin Drawing Prize success for the Learning Connexion
The Learning Connexion has once more had astounding success in Aotearoa New Zealand’s premier award for drawing - the Parkin Drawing Prize. Current student Carol Smart, alumna Morag Stokes and mentors Jude Robertson and Billy Wilson are all finalists for the Prize.Posted on 21 Jul 2019 Comments
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