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PAINT LIKE THE MASTERS WORKSHOPS - TERM 1

Come along and recreate your own painting of some of the world's most famous artists.  Learn a little about each famous artist's style and paint your own masterpieces with our experienced tutor. Friday evenings from 6pm - 8pm, learn different artist and styles each week, with canvases, paints, materials and nibbles provided.  Adult classes starting Term 1 - Friday 12th March - Friday 16th April. Cost $180.00 We are located in the Ward Park Arts and Crafts Centre, furthest building from...

March 12, 2021

COLD WAX MEDIUM WORKSHOP

Saturday 27 March 10am-3pm Do you want to try painting with Cold Wax Medium? CWM is a fun way to paint – you will find new ways of expression by incorporating drawing, mono-printing and texture into translucent layers of visual richness.  Unlike encaustic, CWM is non-toxic and needs no heat to use. The medium is suitable for all styles - and for all artists - whether beginner or expert. Janet Mazenier will lead the workshop; she has a formal background in training, and is a full-time pra...

February 18, 2021

GOUACHE PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS

Come and join us on Friday mornings in our Beginners and Intermediate class using Gouache.   People have been using Gouache for the last 1200 years for a whole range of creative outlets. Our tutor Maisie will introduce you to the basics of using gouache.  We will supply all the materials and equipment, and you will go home with your own painting or paintings at the end of 8 weeks.  This is a small class of no more than eight people. Dates - Every Friday morning 10am - 11.30am...

February 12, 2021

FAMILY ART NIGHTS

Bond alongside your little one while you both enjoy a fun and creative evening within the world of art. Make your own art works for you each to take home, facilitated by  your art tutor Rhiannon.Canvases, paints and nibbles provided. Limited spaces so book nowFirst Thursday of the month from 6.30pm-7.30pm.  5th February, 4th March, 1st April 2021Suitable for children between ages 6-14 yearsBook here    https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2021/paint-like-the-masters/hamilton Whe...

February 4, 2021

Fringe Festival Award Win

Arts for Health are pleased to be acknowledged as the Visual Art winners of the Waikato Fringe Festival 2019, ‘Make Some Noice Award’ in their inaugural exhibition ‘Thrive’. Formally a dark and dank hallway, Arts for Health’s brand new gallery received a makeover transforming into a light and airy training and educational initiative. The purpose of this new gallery was to support emerging artists as they developed the skills of exhibiting in public. Manager Cass Hendry describes the aw...

November 30, 2020

Award Winners - Arts for Health

Winners of the Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Holdsworth Creative Spaces Award 2020  Arts for Health is pleased to announce that we have won the prestigious Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Holdsworth Creative Space Award 2020.  We were recognised for our commitment to providing an accessible creative space to those with limited access to make art.  In their comments the judging panel said: “Arts For Health is an outstanding grassroots creative space, run largely by committed volunteers, ...

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