JOIN IN THE ART WORKSHOPS AT NORTHSITE ART STUDIO – 55 Greenslopes St, Edge Hill
About this event
HIAPO (TAPA CLOTH)
About the facilitator:
Katrina Iosia is an arts educator and artist who trained in printmaking and studio practice and is highly regarded in the digital design and art fields. She’s recently relocated from Auckland, NZ to Cairns to deliver art education and experiences with NorthSite Contemporary Arts.
Katrina has built this school holiday program to launch NorthSite Art Studios at 55 Greenslopes Street, Cairns.
So, book in and bring your kids along in January to enjoy the hands-on fun and creative skills development!
“This workshop takes you through a journey of Niuean cultural history as I share the making of traditional art form of Hiapo (Tapa Cloth) the process and its many uses”
In this workshop you will learn how to create your own Hiapo using paper and unique methods to turn paper into cloth like texture. You are welcome to bring along your own objects and images to draw inspiration from to draw basic symbols and motifs. Learn to apply the drawing methods to your own design, and build up layers, using inks and dies and go through a fun process of creating the textured Hiapo.
Please arrive at least 5 minutes early to settle in.
On street parking is available on Greenslopes Street, near the Chinese Friendship Gardens and in front of NorthSite Art Studios,
Tea and coffee facilities are provided for big people. Please bring a water bottle for little people and note that no food is to be consumed in the art studios.
$5 booking fee through Eventbrite to secure your spot. An adult must remain for the duration of the workshop.
No refunds can be processed if participants change mind or miss the class.