OPEN STUDIO DAY  

WEDNESDAY JULY 10  11AM - 3PM
Artists invite you to visit their studios. 
Art on the Quay: Seven Wonders by Namesh, Ruataniwha Kaiapoi Civic Centre, 176 Williams Street, Kaiapoi, On the corner of Williams Street and Raven Quay

Carol Moffatt: Watercolours | 5 Rapley Street, Kaiapoi  
This is a working studio, which has several works at various stages of completion. Carol will be working on these and is happy to explain any processes involved in watercolours and preparing for exhibitions.  There will be displays of framed, unframed paintings and prints of earlier works.

Ivan Button: Paintings | 290 Kensington Avenue, Rangiora
Ivan will be splashing some 'watercolours' around, hoping to arrive at some landscapes; perhaps a city street scene, and, or, maybe a still life... Which or whatever, visitors will be most welcome.

Michael & Amy Michaels: Ceramics | 57 Ayers Street, Rangiora 
Amy and Michael will be working a 'typical' day in their home studio and welcome you to come and view, ask and discuss their themes, processes and finished works. Amy uses mould making and slip casting processes to achieve the intricate textures and delicate forms of her sculptural and functional work. Michael does mainly wheel thrown and altered ceramics from functional cups, plates, bowls, jugs etc. to stand-alone and wall-mounted sculpture. Some work will be for sale.
 
Paul Smith
: Abstract Acrylics | 53 Cam Rd, Kaiapoi  
Paul will be starting an abstract on canvas from beginning to end, going through various stages. This will give an insight into the way he works with potential ideas that may change as he progresses to the finished artwork.

Ruth Stanton McLeod: Ceramics and Printmaking | 163b West Belt, Rangiora
Ruth welcomes you to visit her working studio. Ruth works as a Cross Media Artist using both clay  wheel thrown and hand formed) and print as her main mediums of choice often using process that cross boundaries between clay works on paper and textiles.
Last house down the driveway.  Two mobility car parks otherwise please walk. 

Russ Campbell: Mixed Media Acrylic | 7 Picton Place, Kaiapoi
Russ loves to chat and more than happy to explain his processes and stories behind his eclectic style with examples of his artworks on display.
Landscape both colour and monochrome through to his "tears and strings" series both finished and in progress... catch him painting with palette knives.


Wilson Henderson: Weaving  | 54 Fletchers Rd, Loburn
Osclay weaving studio is a working studio with three compu-dobby looms capable of weaving complex weave structures. You will see a range of art pieces and wearable woven articles including scarves and wraps. On display will be the range of yarns used, with examples of how they weave differently. For those interested in spinning there will also be spun yarns and a wheel to 'have a go'.

SATURDAY JULY 13   10AM - 3PM 
HAVE-A-GO 
A range of arts activities will give you the opportunity to 'have-a-go'. 
Ground Floor, Kaiapoi Club

SATURDAY JULY 13   1PM - 5PM 
LIVE ICE SCULPTING 
Watch ice artist Victor Cagayat from Auckland in action at Blackwell's Department Store. 

SATURDAY JULY 13    6PM - 8PM 
FIRE & ICE NIGHT MARKET BLACKWELL'S
festive and fun night market, including Fire Poi Performances, mulled wine, market bargains, fabulous food.
The ice sculptures lit up at night are a sight to behold and with the fantastic sights, sounds, and tastes on offer it will be a spectacular winter evening for people of all ages to enjoy.

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