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Author: Lynette Gaia

Mercury Bay Art Escape People’s Choice Award

Michael with his art that won “People’s Choice Award” with proprietor Ryan of Kaizan Go Vino ready to present his gift voucher. The prize is a meal voucher for $150 kindly donated by Ryan at Kaizen Go Vino in Cooks Beach. Michael and his partner John retired to Tairua nearly a decade ago where Michael became an active in local art groups and both of them became committed and involved in local community activities. Michael has continued to develop his art from his home studio, a tranquil, creative space nestled into their garden on Paku Hill. Deeply imbibed in his Coromandel environment, interspersed...

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Transformative Mercury Bay Art Escape Artists

A wellness specialist and coach in energy medicine, yoga, nutrition and sports massage, Christina works with fluid acrylic and resins in rich polished blues, greens, sands and white on recycled surf boards, wooden tables, big and small rounds and all sizes of framed and natural canvases. Her mesmerising compositions depict the fluid elements of wave formations and shorelines against the immersive power of the ocean. Christina lets the flow on the canvas dictate the shapes and complexity of her seascapes. Therefore, each piece is unique and Christina describes her highly personal art as unlocking...

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Mercury Bay Art Escape

Last week to purchase tickets for the Gala Opening 1 March at Hot Waves Café, Hot Water Beach. Kicking off with our Gala Opening at Hot Waves Café in Hot Water Beach this Friday 1 March 2024, with the talented FLOX as keynote speaker. As an aerosol and stencil artist, FLOX has been creating distinctive designs since 2003. Her trademark native birds, ferns and flowers are a celebration of Aotearoa’s environmental taonga. Artists in Residence at Hot Waves Cafe To add to the art experience during the two weeks of Art Escape, there will be Artists in Residence at Hot Waves Café in Hot Water Beach....

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