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Whitecliffe Educated: Student Experience

Whitecliffe Educated: Student Experience

Born and raised in Iran, Mahsa Khosravi is in her final year of studying towards her Bachelor of Fine Arts at Whitecliffe. She originally came to New Zealand in 2005 and previously studied science at the University of Auckland. Mahsa first realized at a young age that she could express herself though art, when she started studying marquetry “the traditional art in Iran that is creating a picture or design with a variety of coloured and textured wood.” She continues, “my... > Read more

Whitecliffe Postgraduate Diploma in Arts Management 2016 July & September Intake

Whitecliffe Postgraduate Diploma in Arts Management 2016 July & September Intake

Whitecliffe has a July and September intake in 2016 for the Whitecliffe PG Diploma in Arts Management. If you are keen to apply for a place on this programme, and were late with your application for February, or the time is now right, there are places still available for our Term 3 and Term 4... > Read more

Whitecliffe MFA Fashion Sustainability Students Collaborate with Objectspace for Fundraiser

Whitecliffe MFA Fashion Sustainability Students Collaborate with Objectspace for Fundraiser

Masters students Benjamin Farry and Zuzana Kristofova were chosen to participate in a collaborative project with Objectspace and award-winning designer Alan Deare. The objective was to design a silk scarf in celebration of Objectspace’s 12-year history of exhibitions and publications. It... > Read more

Photo Media Student Georgia Periam Winner of 2016 Wikiriwhi Scholarship Award

Photo Media Student Georgia Periam Winner of 2016 Wikiriwhi Scholarship Award

Year Four Photo Media student Georgia Periam is the selected winner of the 2016 Wikiriwhi Scholarship Award. The scholarship was established in 1983 and is awarded annually to a top Whitecliffe student who shows exceptional talent and is a great ambassador for the college. Georgia will... > Read more

Photo Media Students Participating in Future Projections Exhibition

Photo Media Students Participating in Future Projections Exhibition

Year 3 & 4 Whitecliffe Photo Media students are participating in FUTURE PROJECTIONS, a projection of images created by photography students from RMIT (AUS), Parsons - The New School of Design (NYC), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), Whitecliffe, AUT, MIT, UCOL and Unitec, as part... > Read more

Alumni Wins BE OPEN Young Talent Web Choice Award

Alumni Wins BE OPEN Young Talent Web Choice Award

Recent Graphic Design graduate Caroline Konarkowska is the Web Choice Award winner of the 2016 BE OPEN Young Talent Awards. She wins €2,000 for the award. The first prize of €16,000 was awarded to the Otros Perez Design Studio in Santiago, Chile. Jennifer Wisler of Denver, Colorado was... > Read more

HOD Graphic Design Jonty Valentine Interview with Design Assembly

HOD Graphic Design Jonty Valentine Interview with Design Assembly

Whitecliffe Head of Department Graphic Design - Jonty Valentine is featured on Design Assembly's By Day/By Night 2016 series. In his interview, he talks about about his background, teaching, research, creative projects and best bits about working at Whitecliffe:  "...We as... > Read more

MFA Fashion Sustainability Students Raise Funds to Attend Youth Fashion Summit

MFA Fashion Sustainability Students Raise Funds to Attend Youth Fashion Summit

    Whitecliffe MFA Fashion Sustainability students Courtney Harper, Benjamin Farry and Sophia Butler are currently in Copenhagen for the Youth Fashion Summit. The event’s core focus is to develop ways in which sustainability can be achieved within the fashion industry... > Read more

MFA Graduate Lisa Chandler in Leipzig for Artists' Residency

MFA Graduate Lisa Chandler in Leipzig for Artists' Residency

MFA graduate Lisa Chandler is halfway through her four-month artist residency at the Leizpig International Artist Programme (LIAP) in the Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany. Leipzig is known internationally for ‘The New Leipzig School’, which relates to a group of painters working in the... > Read more

HOD Fashion Design Belinda Watt in Remix Magazine

HOD Fashion Design Belinda Watt in Remix Magazine

HOD Fashion Design Belinda Watt featured in the latest issue #89 of Remix Magazine. In the interview by Fiona Connor, Watt talks about her passion for fashion sustainability, her work at Whitecliffe and graduate successes. > Read more

MFA Fashion Sustainability Student Featured in Stuff.co.nz

MFA Fashion Sustainability Student Featured in Stuff.co.nz

Whitecliffe MFA Fashion Sustainability student Sophia Butler featured in Stuff.co.nz. She is headed to the Youth Fashion Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark along with a group of other Whitecliffe MFA... > Read more

Caroline Konarkowska Finalist in Be Open Young Talent Awards

Caroline Konarkowska Finalist in Be Open Young Talent Awards

Graphic Design graduate Caroline Konarkowska is one of ten international finalists for the Young Talent Award. You can vote for Caroline in the Web Choice Awards and help her win via the link... > Read more

Harman Grubisa Nominated for The International Woolmark Prize

Harman Grubisa Nominated for The International Woolmark Prize

Fashion Design graduates Jessica Grubisa and Madeleine Harman of fashion label Harman Grubisa are nominated for the prestigious International Woolmark Prize. We wish them the best of luck! > Read more

Recent Graphic Design Graduates Exhibiting at Objectspace

Recent Graphic Design Graduates Exhibiting at Objectspace

Objectspace hosts an annual exhibition entitled 'The Way of Matter' showcasing work from recent tertiary graduates, curated by Director Kim Paton. The exhibition opens Friday 22 April 6pm and... > Read more

Professor Marianne Franklin (Goldsmiths University) to Lecture at Whitecliffe

Professor Marianne Franklin (Goldsmiths University) to Lecture at Whitecliffe

Professor Marianne Franklin of Goldsmiths University of London joins us at Whitecliffe for a special lecture titled 'Veil Dressing as/and Fashion' For women in parts Europe, France and... > Read more

Year 4 Photo Media Student Georgia Periam interviewed by D-Photo Magazine

Year 4 Photo Media Student Georgia Periam interviewed by D-Photo Magazine

Year 4 Photo Media student Georgia Periam interviewed by D-Photo Magazine about her various creative outlets, what she’s working on, and how Whitecliffe is helping her achieve her goals... > Read more

New Arts Therapy Publication Launched

New Arts Therapy Publication Launched

Assessment and Outcomes in the Arts Therapies: A Person-Centred Approach is a new publication launched at the Women's Bookshop last week, edited by Caroline Miller (former Whitecliffe Master of... > Read more

Whitecliffe Announces Master of Fine Arts Degree in Fashion Sustainability

Whitecliffe Announces Master of Fine Arts Degree in Fashion Sustainability

In 2016, Whitecliffe launched a new stream of the Master of Fine Arts programme focusing on Fashion and Sustainability. The programme offers postgraduate opportunities for Fashion Designers with an... > Read more

Conversation with Dr Miles Gregory of Auckland's Pop-up Globe

Conversation with Dr Miles Gregory of Auckland's Pop-up Globe

Dr Miles Gregory is Founder and Artistic Director of Pop-up Globe - the world's first reconstruction of William Shakespeare's second Globe Theatre, which is currently enjoying huge success in... > Read more

2015 BFA Graduate Awarded Prize at 2016 iD Dunedin International Emerging Designer Awards

2015 BFA Graduate Awarded Prize at 2016 iD Dunedin International Emerging Designer Awards

Kingkang Chen was awarded the ZM and Viva Editorial Prize (for Best New Zealand Collection) gaining him an editorial feature in The New Zealand Herald’s Viva Magazine. The iD... > Read more