Welcome to Arts Online

Te Kete Ipurangi Navigation:

Te Kete Ipurangi
Communities
Schools

Te Kete Ipurangi user options:


Back to the 'Jump link' navigation, at the top of the page

Creative ID: 103

Art form(s): Community Art, Visual Arts, Museum Curation.

Based in: Banks Peninsula.

When I'm available: Between 10am and 2pm weekdays.

Where I'm available: Lyttelton and Banks Peninsula.

My arts or creative practice (including details about my specific focus within that art form/practice and my strengths)

For the past 15 years I have worked in the creative industries. I have a postgraduate diploma in museum studies. I have worked as an art museum curator, educator and in collection management. I have volunteered for a museum and worked in public programmes at another museum and worked as an educator an art roadshow. Over the past 6 years I have worked mainly managing an art gallery and organising a number of exhibitions and art-related programmes.

My track record of experience and success - or the track record of experience and success of the creative or artist that I will partner with

I successfully managed and grew an art space for 3 years. At a museum, I instigated a number of programmes including the Museum's first outreach programme and holiday programme. In 2018 with an arts adviser we organised a pop-up museum supported by a museum and Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke supporting over 50 artists – musicians, visual artists and photographers to activate a vacant site and facilitate community activity and local art.

Describe the experience you have had working with children or young people, teaching or facilitating creative processes

I have organised, facilitated and run a number of school holiday programmes workshops and activities in my previous museum and gallery positions. I have taken many museum tours for children and school groups. In 2011 I worked on an art roadshow travelling Auckland schools for two months. l have four children and step-children (aged 3, 6, 15 and 16). I have written grant applications to support tamariki involvement in museums.

Why I want to be part of the Creatives in Schools programme and how my involvement will link to my creative practice

I have some great projects in mind that would benefit school students and the local community and strengthen relationships between the school and their museum and history. I would enjoy working with students sharing my skills and experience in creative programme development and exhibition curation and with teachers to achieve their educational goals creatively.

Request complete profile of this creative

Back to Available creatives

Back to the 'Jump link' navigation, at the top of the page

Footer: