Karangawai Marsh MMVA will be taking three master classes in January 2022 to support her exhibition in the Gavin Gifford Gallery – He Marangai ki te Whenua, on now at the Te Awamutu Museum.
Karangawai holds a Master of Māori Visual Art from Te Toioho ki Āpiti at Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa Massey University in Papaioea Plamerston North. She is now a Senior Tutor at Toioho ki Āpiti, founder of RaRau Mai (Māori language, whānau arts initiative), and project coordinator for Ora te Toi (annual art exhibition).
Karangawai is a 3rd generation Te Ataarangi kaiako and active member for 20 years and is currently preparing for her PhD with a focus on Māori language arts initiatives.
Participants will be taken through ‘He Marangai ki te Whenua’ by Karangawi sharing the kaupapa vision for the exhibition. Then participants will attend her Master Class. If you are a group and want to learn i roto i te reo Māori, please let the administrator know and ensure you book the whole session.
Māori Design Master Class I: Tues Jan 18th, 2022: Two sessions; 10.30am-12pm or 1pm-2.30pm
Māori Design Master Class II: Wed Jan 19th, 2022: Two sessions; 10.30am-12pm or 1pm-2.30pm
Māori Design Master Class III: Thurs Jan 20th, 2022: Two sessions; 10.30am-12pm or 1pm-2.30pm