Congratulations 2017 Whitecliffe Graduates

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Congratulations 2017 Whitecliffe Graduates

We are proud to announce that forty-nine undergraduate and thirty-eight postgraduate students were awarded Bachelor of Fine Art degrees, Postgraduate diplomas and Masters degrees in a graduation ceremony held at the Auckland Town Hall on Tuesday, December 5.

Lea Te Huia-Eastwood, Whitecliffe Pae Ārahi welcomed graduates, faculty, family and friends with a Karanga, and Willis Maihi offered the Karakia and Mihi. The Haka Pōwhiri and Karakia was given by representatives of Te Kahui Rāngatahi o Ngāti Whatua ki Ōrākei. The Welcome Address was presented by Whitecliffe President Michéle Whitecliffe. The guest speaker for the graduation ceremony was Heather Harris, Chief Operating Officer – Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland Museum.

The following undergraduate department prizes were awarded for excellence:

BFA Fine Arts Prize: Clare Merrill

BFA Graphic Design Prize: Emma Marriot

BFA Photo Media Prize: Chalita Uttasart

BFA Fashion Design Prize: Tameilia Sue

The following postgraduate department prizes were awarded in recognition of outstanding achievements:

Master of Fine Arts Prize: Hikalu Clarke

Master of Arts in Arts Management: Paul Christ

Master of Arts in Arts Therapy (Clinical): Kathrin Marks

Whitecliffe congratulates all of the graduates! More photos of the graduation event can be seen on our Whitecliffe Facebook page.

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