MingMing is a Dargaville local who is blind. He has many passions including music, cricket and art and participating in each with an enthusiasm and joy which is truly outstanding. MingMing’s art involves bright colours and creating mixed media with texture and depth.
Robyn Nathan has been working as a professional artist for 25+ years. She studied at Sydney College of the Arts BA Visual Arts graduating 1993 and later at the Southern Cross University (Hon) in Lismore, NSW.
The collection of prints exhibited in He Wairua nga Taonga are inspired from her love and connection to the spirit of the land expressed through cosmological / mythological patterning relating to her cultural heritage (Te Roroa / Ngati Whatua).
these gifts are holy
Landmarks of the Northern Wairoa - Moments caught in water colour by Marama Ingle is a small selection of Marama’s work from the last 70 years. Paintings have created from original sketches and supporting photos taken at the time, and they capture historic aspects of Dargaville and out native flora. The exhibition also includes local scenes painted on large toheroa shells.
This exhibition is an expression of art in different formats and by a collection of New Zealand and international artists on Zizania paper.
The paper produced by Zizania Paper Products has been created from Manchurian Rice Grass (Latin name zizania latifolia), flax, papyrus, pampus, and kumara skins.
The Dargaville Arts Association will be exhibiting a fresh selection of work in Whangarei to showcase what we have to offer.