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He Wahi Ataahua a Aotearoa: Exhibition by Ramari Tauroa-Tibble

21 Jun 2020 - 17 Jul 2020

When

Sunday 21 June 2020, 4.00pm - Friday 17 July 2020, 3.30pm


  • Opening celebration: Sun 21 June, 4pm-8pm
  • Exhibition: 23 June - 17 July
  • Gallery hours: Tue-Fri 9.30am-3.30pm, Sat & Sun 10.30am-1pm, Mon closed
Where

Lake House Arts Centre, 37 Fred Thomas Dr, Takapuna, Auckland

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Cost
Free
Contact

09 486 4877

Website

facebook.com/events/479804765975880

lakehousearts.org.nz

He wahi Ataahua a Aotearoa “New Zealand is beautiful”.

The basis of Ramari's exhibition is inspired by seascapes from around the Rodney area.

A selection of the paintings are also inspired by self-realised visions and self-designed artwork using the koru and other Maori symbols; these are inspired by love but also our need as humans to start looking after our families, planet and all other living creatures.

Warkworth-based Ramari Tauroa-Tibble’s creative work started later in life with designing and making her own concrete garden sculptures.

After a 10-year break, to look after her parents full-time she found the urge to be creative, calling her to do more and turned to painting in acrylics and oils when she could.

A self-taught artist, she has had no formal training.

A lot of her previous paintings have been gifted to family and friends who live both here and in Australia.

Her passion stems from the beauty she sees around her; landscapes, sea and beach scenes where colour can change dramatically from her subtle pastels to the bold fiery colours.

Ramari started painting full-time in January 2019 when her passion turned into an obsession.

Life experiences whether joy or sadness are incorporated in every painting.

“My medium of choice is oil, which I use over acrylic, I enjoy seeing a painting start in acrylics and then come to life in oils.”

Come along to the exhibition opening celebration: Sun 21 June, 4pm-8pm.

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