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Tuia 250 Whitianga Street Art

 

Whitianga Central Business District

Free entry

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To contribute to the national Tuia - Encounters 250 commemoration Mercury Bay Art Escape held a community street art festival in central Whitianga in 2019. Te Whanganui a Hei (Mercury Bay) has great seafaring significance as this is where the great navigator Kupe visited many centuries ago and in 1769 was one of four landing sites for Cook’s ship The Endeavour.

The theme of each mural depicts either navigation or relate to the First Encounters coming together of Maori and European in Te Whanganui a Hei (Mercury Bay). Click here for the full list of artists and further information.

Download the Street Art Map and Guide giving details of the Street Artists and locations.

 

This Street Art project involves Mercury Bay Art Escape artists including their patron Artist Michael Smither and popular street artists from the Coromandel, Auckland and Hamilton together with internationally renowned street artists Charles &  Janine Williams, and TrustMe & Flox.

 

The theme of each mural depicts either navigation or relate to the First Encounters coming together of Maori and European in Te Whanganui a Hei (Mercury Bay). 

List of Artists - Tuia 250 Whitianga Street Art Festival:

Mercury Bay Art Escape (MBAE):

Michael D Smither (CNZM, MBAE Patron Artist)

Monique Rush (Whitianga based MBAE member)

Anne Bowden (Whitianga based MBAE member)
Peter Nicholson (Whitianga Art Group)

Dave Fowell (MBAE founding artist)

 

Coromandel:

Catlin Moloney

 

Auckland:

Charles and Janine Williams 

Flox X TrustMe Collaboration

 

Hamilton:

Pauly B


Download the Street Art guide and map  by clicking the red buttons on the right hand side. Also a free guide giving details of the art walk is available from the Whitianga i-site.

This festival was made possible with funding from  Lottery Tuia – Encounters 250 grants with Te Whanganui a Hei Mercury 250 Trust and the generous support of the artists and landowners involved.

Sponsorship from Resene, Gordon Harris, The Warehouse Whitianga, Peninsula Scaffolding, Placemakers Whitianga, Hire Worx, New World Whitianga, The Lost Spring, Glass Bottom Boat Cathedral Cove and Donavon & Sons Contractor.

Administrative support from Creative Waikato and Thames Coromandel District Council - Mercury Bay Community Board.

Support from local businesses Blue Ginger, Bread & Butter Gallery, Coastal Signs, Coghill Café , Dreamland Design, Espy Café, French Fig Cafe, Hahei Explorer,  Harbour House Café, Hula Café,  Mercury Bay Pharmacy, Snapper Jacks, Subway, The Pour House Hahei, Umino Hoshi Sushi and the Whitianga Butchery.

Many thanks to the official photographer Sharon Wright

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PLEASE UPLOAD YOUR DATA FOR 2022

As we agreed at the artists forum at Flaxmill Bay in July, we need to set firm dates for the submission of content.  We struggle every year with late data which has significant impacts down stream on our marketing, guide production and website update – something that affects all of us.

With that in mind, the deadline for payment of fees and uploading of data is Friday 10th September.  Unfortunately we cannot accept submissions after that date.

 

We do appreciate the challenges of the current situation so if this date is a problem for you please do get in touch.  admin@mercurybayartescape.com

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If you aren’t sure of how to do this please get in touch.

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PLEASE UPLOAD YOUR DATA FOR 2022

As we agreed at the artists forum at Flaxmill Bay in July, we need to set firm dates for the submission of content.  We struggle every year with late data which has significant impacts down stream on our marketing, guide production and website update – something that affects all of us.

With that in mind, the deadline for payment of fees and uploading of data is Friday 10th September.  Unfortunately we cannot accept submissions after that date.

 

We do appreciate the challenges of the current situation so if this date is a problem for you please do get in touch.  admin@mercurybayartescape.com

1. UPLOAD YOUR BIO AND WEBSITE DESCRIPTION

Please click on the logo to the right to save the form to your computer.  Please complete and email back to:

admin@mercurybayartescape.com

Alternatively if you have email problems please post to:

37 Peebles Lane

Kuaotunu

3592

2. UPLOAD YOUR IMAGES 

Guidelines

  • Please don’t email your images as we don’t have the space on our email system  - thanks!!

  • Make sure the names match the ones on your form

  • Please upload a maximum of 10 images of your work

  • Please make sure the images of your work are clear and well taken.

  • Save them as JPEGs

  • Size your images to at minimum of 1500 pixels on the shortest side

  • If you are not sure please upload them and we can check them.

  • Please name them as follows: 

 

           FirstnameSecondnameImagename2020.jpg

          “JaneSmithFerryLanding2020.jpg”

 

  • You can also upload a new headshot if you want to.  Please use your name as the image title, eg: 

 

          “JaneSmith.jpg”

If you aren’t sure of how to do this please get in touch.

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