ArtWest 2015

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ArtWest 2015 is a public exhibition of West Auckland artists organised and hosted by Kelston Girls College. First established in 2009 this is the third ArtWest exhibition.

Embracing the breadth of art created in West Auckland the exhibition will include paintings, sculptures, ceramics, textiles, photographs and film, with many of the works for sale.

ArtWest is an opportunity to celebrate and support the creativity and unique identity of West Auckland. With art by nationally and internationally acclaimed artists on display, artist talks and free creative workshops for adults and children ArtWest promises to be inspiring weekend event.

Artists |  Bev Rea, Annie McIver, Pauline McCoy, Gavin Hipkins, Rachel Shields, Kinstry Smythe, Desmond Burden, Rachel Eveleigh, Louise Stevenson, Monique Jansen, Peter Madden, Sharon McKintoch, Jenny Hunt, Katie Smith, Laura Marsh, Ruby Oakley, Steve Malloy, Iona Matthews, Abdul Satar, Alison Granville, Dave Gunson, Denise Murphy, Ellen Kerssens, Glen Anne Brayshaw, Graham Valentine, Ken Padgett, Linda Borman, Marlene Milverton, Nora Grieve, Rosamund Lowrey, Rosie Alderson, Susan Edge, Suzaine Greenshields, Vera Limmer, Anne-Sophie Adelys, Val Enger, Ed Taylor, Helen Verkerk, John Campbell, Monique Rush, Monique Endt, Robin Mansfield, Clark James, Phillip Kelly, Jack Dawson-paint, Kate Mora, Deanna Hulme, Numa MacKenzie, Anita Levering, Judy Newton, Suzie Horne, Rosie Hunter, Allie, Daisy, Natasha Hoyland, Hank Snell, and Melissa Laing.

Shuttle between events |  ArtWest partnered with the Whau Arts Festival, which took place in Avondale.  Kelston Girls College ran a free shuttle between the Festival Hub in Avondale and ArtWest in Kelston.

Artist talks |  Anne-Sophie Adelys, Anita Levering, Monique Jansen, Louise Stevenson, Laura Marsh, Mary Clifford and Monique Endt.
Public Art Workshops | Minoneti To’angutu, A local Kelston Weaver- taught traditional Tongan weaving with contemporary materials.
Vicky Bradley, Kelston Girls College Technology Teacher helped with the creation of a Yarn Bombing Installation onsite in a beautiful tree.
Heather Bell, from the Titirangi Potters Collective ran the clay and pottery-making workshop.
Jack Dawson, Stencil Artist (aka Stensolo) and Kelston Girls College Art Teacher ran a stencil and paint techniques workshop for street artists.