studio workshops and events


A rare opportunity to meet renowned artist Philippa Blair who has been a standout talent of abstract painting both in NZ and internationally. Enjoy a special guided tour of her latest show Philippa Blair: Down under cover to gain broader insights into her processes, motivation and techniques. Then participate in a hands-on abstract painting workshop. This workshop will be a high energy workshop where you will learn some exciting new tips on how to extend your drawing/painting practice while being inspired by a master of this medium.

Image: Philippa Blair, Bushi (warrior), 2008

Saturday 29 August, 10am – 4pm
$120 includes all materials
Bookings and further information 09 8178087 X 201 or

Flower power: abstraction and floral motif

Join artist and educator Zoe Nash for this 6-week high-energy course that takes inspiration from the natural world. Learn about abstraction and visual communication using floral motifs and nature as a guide. Introduce new skills that explore a range of innovative mark-making, drawing and painting methods, tools and applications. Experimentation is key, pushing the boundaries to discover and develop your own drawing style which will be actively encouraged.

Fridays, 31 July – 4 September, 10am – 1pm
$220 includes most materials
Bookings and further information 09 8178087 X 201 or

Creative Outbursts

Nurture your creative potential with our brand new workshop series designed especially for adults encouraging experimentation with a diverse range of media in a safe and inspiring environment. From still life sketching, printing, ink wash studies, 3D media and gallery tours you will have the chance to get inspired and develop your creative skill base.

Fridays, 7 August – 18 September, 1.30-3pm
$140 includes all materials, suitable for beginners
Bookings and further information 09 8178087 X 201 or