Everyone is invited to our
Open Studio Day
Saturday afternoon, 10th February
from  2 to 5 pm
 at NZ Pacific Studio
Art, conversation and refreshments with
Writer, Director & PerformerSian Ni Mhuiri, Ireland
Emerging Artist Alex M. Beckinsale, Adelaide, South Australia
Visual Artist Danny Jarratt, Adelaide
Sian Ní Mhuirí is a writer, director and occasional performer, working between Ireland and New Zealand.  A graduate of the Central School of Speech and Drama, London, she founded Super Paua in 2013 – a company that makes socially focused theatre for children and teenagers. Previous writing credits include award-winning children’s play Aunty Ben, which toured Ireland and the UK in 2014-16, and 16 & Rising, developed with support of Arts Council Ireland and the Abbey Theatre.  Sian was a committee member of Theatre for Young Audiences Ireland from 2014-16, Assistant Director of the Complex Youth Theatre 2016-2017 and is a drama teacher at the National Performing Arts School, Dublin.
Sian was the NZ Pacifc Studio 2017 RAK Mason Fellow
and has returned as our House manager till Mid April 2018.
Alex M. Beckinsale is an emerging artist based in Adelaide, South Australia, she graduated from the Adelaide Central School of Art Honours program in 2016.

Her practice continues focuses on, and investigates, found vintage photography. She uses both traditional and digital mediums to capture the unusual and unexpected instances that are often present within these old snapshots.

Danny Jarratt is an Australian queer artist, based in Adelaide. He is currently studying Visual Arts, with a specialisation in Painting at The University of South Australia. His work explores pop culture, queer theory, male form and ethnic representation. His painting crosses media by intersecting digital painting, photography, graphic design and the fluidity and texture of paint.
Applications are currently open for two NZPS Fellowships
2018 Ema Saiko Poetry Fellowship – closes Feb 15, 2018
2018 RAK Mason Writing Fellowship – closes March 4, 2018
Congratulations to:
2018 Masterton Fellow – Jhan Lindsay, Petone NZ
2018 ANZAC Bridge Fellow – Rebbecca Holden, Upper Hutt NZ
NZ Pacific Studio is a registered charity (CC 22090) and survives
and thrives on support from the community.
Spend some time at our Studio to create;
it can be a short weekend get-away
 or up to a three-month (max) stay:
apply for your residency here.
New Zealand Pacific Studio is the only institution of its kind in Aotearoa:
open year-round, and welcoming creative practitioners working in any discipline,
 from NZ and abroad. NZ Pacific Studio was founded in 2001.
.Physical address85229 SH 2, Mt Bruce RD1, Tararua, NZ
Located on State Highway 2, two km north of Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre (to which NZPS artists-in-residence gain complimentary entry).
Postal address: PO Box 931, Masterton 5840, Wairarapa, NZ
Find us on Facebook here.
Tel (06) 375 8441

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