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Rising Stars - Nga Whetu Whitinga

Rising Stars - Nga Whetu Whitinga

Detail of
screenprint by Cerisse Palalagi
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1/1 'Matariki #3' Detail of screenprint by Cerisse Palalagi, 2008. 310
x 250mm
Woodcut by Sam
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Detail of 2/10 'Te Whakamahana o Matariki' Woodcut by Sam Farquhar,
2008. Full size of artwork approx 760 x 540mm.

28 June - 12 July

Toi Whakataa in conjunction with Solander Gallery presents Rising Stars - Nga Whetu Whitinga

Coinciding with Matariki, this exhibition showcases recent work by seven women from Toi Whakataa / the Maori Printers Collective: Alexis Neal, Gabrielle Belz, Sam Farquhar, Ruth Green Cole, Cerisse Palalagi, Natalie Couch and Vanessa Edwards. 'Rising Stars' reflects the participating artists' dedication to furthering printmaking and commitment to producing art, while also referencing the seven sister stars in the Matariki constellation.

Toi Whakataa is a group established to nurture and support Maori printmaking in Aotearoa with members based in varying places around the country.

** Please see accompanying pdf for more details on Toi Whakataa as outlined in the article 'Toi Whakataa Press' reproduced from 'Imprint; Volume 43 Number 1' and attached with kind permission by Imprint Magazine Australia and writer Catherine Macdonald.

WHAT: Exhibition Opening of 'Rising Stars - Nga Whetu Whitinga' Featuring seven artists from Toi Whakataa/ Maori Printers Collective: Alexis Neal, Gabrielle Bels, Sam Farquhar, Ruth Green Cole, Cerisse Palalagi, Natalie Couch and Vanessa Edwards.

WHERE: Solander: works on paper, 95 Tirangi Rd, Lyall Bay, Wellington (Ground Floor Vincent Aviation)

WHEN: 1pm - 3pm, Saturday June 28. Exhibition runs until Saturday 12 July.


**See attached jpegs - Solander asks any jpegs used are attributed to the artist. Please contact the gallery for more information on individuals.


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