Internationally renowned Australian painter, curator and educator, David Thomas has been invited to Whitecliffe as a guest assessor on the MFA programme. Thomas has exhibited extensively and his work is held in public and private collections worldwide. He currently lives and works in Australia and is a Professor of Fine Art at RMIT University in Melbourne.
While in New Zealand, Thomas has also been invited to speak in the Easy Listening Talks in Art and Culture series, a collaborative project between Artspace, Elam School of Fine Arts and Auckland Art Gallery. Thomas’ talk entitled Wasting Time, Colour and Stuff or What Matter Does…What Does Matter…What Matter Doesn't…What Doesn't Matter will explore the relationship between colour, time, value and materiality in his art practice.
The talk is free and will take place in the Auckland Art Gallery Auditorium on 16 July at 6pm. Please visit the Auckland Art Gallery website for more information.
Whitecliffe MFA Open Studios will be hosted on Tuesday, July 15th from 4-7pm at our St. Georges Bay Road Studios. Anyone interested in finding out more about our MFA programme is welcome to attend. Head of Department Noel Ivanoff will be speaking at 5:30pm about the programme. The Studio is located at 130 St. Georges Bay Road, Parnell. Please visit our website to download the Master of Fine Art Prospectus.