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Newtown Festival 2005 - Artists and Art Studios


Newtown Festival 2005 - Artists and Art Studios

There are a number of artists and studios in Newtown. Some are the work places of artists themselves while others are galleries. These folk have joined the Festival programme.

Paul Forrest - A local Newtown Artist, Paul Forrest will have his studio, "The Studio", open for viewing from 10am to 5pm on 5. 6, 9 and 10 March 2005 and will show an exhibition of Contemporary oil paintings. The Studio is located upstairs at 146 Riddiford St, Newtown

GRODENTZ works on Paper - is an art studio that is open on Saturdays 10am to 4pm. Located at 17 Kenwyn Terrace, Newtown, the studio deals in limited edition etchings, engravings, woodcuts and mezzotints by new and established New Zealand Artists

Mark Ussher - Artist and Designer. At the end of 2004 moved from Anvil House in Wellington City to Newtown. Mark is also involved with the leading of courses at The Learning Connection. There are two areas set up in Mark studio, one for painting and one for design work. ‘Both inspire each other [and] there are big overlaps between the two; there’s a grey area. A lot of the more experimental design work is more over towards art and a lot of the art stuff I do is going back towards graphic design.’ Mark's Studio is at 84 Constable Street, Newtown and is open by arrangement - contact 3897131.

Andrew Missen - Nidus - Furniture with a difference is Andrew's forte. Made to order or reconditioned, along with other artistic endeavours, all is there to see at Andrew's studio "Nidus" located at 74 Constable St, Newtown. The studio is open on Saturdays 10am to 12 Noon. Location

For information about the 2005 Newtown Festival see http://www.newtownfestival.org.nz

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