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Rotary Mt Eden and Rotary Epsom Combine Forces

Rotary Mt Eden and Rotary Epsom Combine Forces

with Art Auction Fundraiser for Māpura Studios

Auckland (18 May 2016) — A wonderful event is coming up for art lovers, art collectors and art buyers as well as those people with a particular interest in stroke rehabilitation!

Rotary Mt Eden and Rotary Epsom are combining forces to invite you to a Charity Art Auction Fundraiser in support of the Māpura Studios Stroke Art Therapy Programme. Māpura Studios was previously known as the Spark Centre of Creative Development. The auction features works by renowned New Zealand artists including: Jacqueline Fahey, Virginia King, Mary McIntyre, Michael Smither, Elizabeth Thomson, Ronnie van Hout as well as Steve Bradbourne, Derek Cowie, Sue Daly, Brett Graham, Henrietta Harris, Glen Hayward, Chris Knox, Gerda Lennards, Patrick Lundberg, Lindsay Missen, Gareth Price, Stuart Shepherd, Emily Siddell and more. The auctioneer is Charles Ninow of Bowerbank Ninow.

The art auction will be held on Saturday 28 May at 6.30pm at the Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre, 72 Hillsborough Rd in Auckland. View the art works online at www.mapurastudios.org.nz/auction.

Tracey Green, President of Rotary Mt Eden said, “Results from the art therapy programmes for people with stroke affect have been very encouraging.”

President of Rotary Epsom, Alix Harris, added, “We believe that it is important to support Māpura Studios, and what better way than by holding an art auction for art therapy! We hope that many people get behind this fundraising auction.”

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