2019 Artists Open Studios

Saturday, March 23, 2019 12:00 AM - Sunday, March 24, 2019 12:00 AM

Rachael Johnson, STUDIO # 89: 47 Weraroa Road, Waverley, Rachael Johnson (Dip. Maori Visual Arts), constantly experiments with natural materials and techniques to stitch and weave traditional and contemporary nests, bowls and wall pieces. Her work is inspired by the environment and often reflects her concern for the land.

Lisa & Jimi Walsh, STUDIO # 69: 49 Weraroa Rd, Waverley. Lisa is an International and National Award winning glass artist. Her work is inspired by New Zealand and celebrates the diversity of our land and culture. Jimi has an extensive art background creating in a diverse range of media including stone, wood, glass, ceramics and working in the film industry with Weta Workshop. For Artist Open Studios he will be exhibiting ceramics created for the 100 day project.
Artists Open Studios has become the gateway to experiencing Whanganui & surrounding regions vibrant and diverse arts community.
Home to many established, world renown and emerging artists, the city is a premier arts destination for New Zealand.
Throughout this event you will be taken on journey through some quirky and historic locations of over 70 studios and over 200 participating artists located in the beautiful heritage city, and the surrounding areas of Marton and Waverley.Find all event information on our website – which features profiles for each studio, an interactive map and search by suburb and medium. There you will also find the 2019 Artist Open Studios Trail Guide available to download, you can also purchase a copy online or from one of our distribution points. Whether you are local, or from far-afield, we hope you enjoy the art, the people and the experience - openstudios.co.nz