Spring Newsletter

Spring is here, no doubt! The first lambs are jumping across the paddocks, our kowhai trees are in full blossom and its certainly getting lighter in the morning. 
Enjoy my spring newsletter!



I will be part of the upcoming showcase Tohutohu at Kura Gallery Wellington. This exhibition runs in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary of Wellington Conservation Week / Te Wiki Tiaki Ao Turoa o Pōneke from 14th - 22nd of September.


100 days a journey

It is the third year I have been taking the 100 days challenge and I have used the time this year to develop a new Body of Work to celebrate and commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall 30 years ago on the 9th of November. This exhibition will showcase not only my work but also the work of all participating artists of the 100 Days a Journey at Tutere Gallery in Waikanae Beach. 
Harakeke Wall Installation 
Check out a range of  harakeke sculptural forms displayed and for sale for the next couple of month's at Absolute Hair in Waikanae. 
I have got 2 places left for the harakeke weaving beginners workshop (Saturday 7 of September) and a couple of places for the eco dye workshop in Paraparaumu in October.

More workshops and information on my website.
The Seedpod Series

Over the last couple of weeks I have worked on a photographic project capturing a range of native seedpods, blown up in scale. These are completed now and available for purchase. More information you find here.
Eco Dye Retreat Summer 2020
This will be an amamzing opportunity to experiment and learn eco dyeing using a variety of mordants on fabrics over a whole weekend at Waihoanga Centre next summer. 

More information and how to book here.
Kāpiti Arts Trail 2019
I have been very busy this year making, teaching and researching and decided to give the Arts Trail a miss. If you are interested to come up the Ōtaki Gorge and visit me in my studio space you are very welcome to do so. My studio is open by appointment and I am looking forward to meeting you here.
Private Workshops
If you are interested in taking a private (one on one or as a group) workshop in my studio or in your own venue you are welcome to contact me. I can customize the workshop to your needs and skill level. Price depends on numbers and type of workshop (scroll down to the end).


Find me at my stall this month at the Otari Pop Up Market in Wellington. 
Enjoy the new beginnings of spring!

Ngā mihi 

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Birgit · 32 Parenga Rd · Otaki, Wgn 6021 · New Zealand

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