01 – 15 April 2023
Wearable Art Exhibition
THE EXHIBITION OPENS
Westland Industrial Heritage Park
Saturday 01st April 2023 //
10.00am – 2pm
Winner in Windows
Monday 17 – 24 April 2023
What will you create?
A Wearable Art Static Exhibition of your creations.
… what will you create?
A CHILD’S DREAMSCAPE
13 – 18 YRS
POWER OF KNOWLEDGE
OVER 18 YRS
with gratitude we welcome our amazing 2023 judging panel
NZ artist, storyteller and regenerative designer
Miranda has a history rich in design from textiles, fashion, wearable art and film to interiors and exterior art installations.
Miranda is deeply inspired by nature and our co-creative relationship with life.
Carver, Artist, Sculptor, Tattoo Artist
Fayne was born and raised in Hokitika and his iwi are Kāti Māmoe, Kai Tahu, Ngāti Apa Ki Te Rā Tō and Ngāti Porou. Fayne has contributed to carving in eight wharenui in the North and South Island as well as exhibiting his art in galleries and museums throughout the country.
Fayne has been trained in ancient traditional wananga – Maori values, beliefs and laws. In more recent years he has developed his own contemporary style he works with a range of mediums and is honoured for his abilities as a carver with “Te Toki Pounamu” and his talented skills are an important treasure, like pounamu.
Prop Designer, Photogrpaher and DJ
With over 25 years in creative industries Sam is experienced in Costume, Production & Art Direction in the Film & TV Industry, As well as being involved in the music scene as a Dj and radio host Sam is also an award winning Photographer.
A lover of mindfulness, culture, deep grooves, nature, surfing and the ocean, Sam is a true Scorpio with the creative element of water flowing throughout his work. Born in Twizel, the heart of the High Country, Sam is of Ngāti Kahu, Ngā Puhi and Te Aupōuri descent. His appreciation of nature and exploration was no farther than his doorstep. From mountain tops, lakes, rivers to the open spaces of barren tusk lands, this paradise was inspiration right from from the beginning. Sam has a honed eye for creative brilliance in many a medium and is looking forward to being a part of our judging panel this year.
Feel like you need some help? Wether it be with inspiration, concept or construction we are here to help. Book a spot at one of our upcoming workshops, bring along your recyclables and a passion to create and we’ll help you bring your ideas to life.
197 Revell Street
Hokitika, 7810, West Coast
For 1-on-1 or group workshops
please get in touch