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For the sake of art, charity and a little bit of celebrity

For the sake of art, charity and a little bit of celebrity

Fancy having a piece of Hollie Smith permanently in your home? How about a Riki Gooch?  Well—you could—as part of the Art for Artists Sake charity auction, in which sixteen Kiwi artists have applied their dab hand at art in support of Youthline. So get your bidding arm warmed up and head along this Sunday.

Date: Sunday 17 October

Time: 5pm

Venue: Sale St, 7 Sale Street, Freeman’s Bay

RSVP: To Sonia Singh by Thursday 14 October  

For a sneak peek, all art is currently on display at Sale St.

Click HERE for more info.

Hollie Smith: Watching, Learning(oils on paper)

“As every child does…they watch and learn. With this I just wanted to catch the innocence in the way children observe things, whether it be in a positive way or not.”

Mara TK: Moriori Paperweight

“The piece is called Moriori paperweight, and it’s carved out of greywacke. It’s really just a study on how to manipulate sandstone, a good stone to start with for the budding stone carver as it’s quite soft. Unfortunately you can’t ‘undo’ any mistakes in carving. This is my first go at carving stone."

Riki Gooch

“I took this out on Kapiti Island with an old Holga camera, which is a Russian camera that has a plastic lens. It was while I was writing. Paradise!”