Tommy's Real Estate are our major BraveArt sponsors, supporting our Auction event at Academy Galleries on 21 August.
Highly experienced Euon Murrell, from Tommy's Mana office, is our auctioneer for the evening.
Jo-Anne Sutton from Tommy's Mana is the team manager of CanSurvive Dragon Boat Team and Ngawai Richardson is a long-term member of the CanSurvive team paddlers.
Tommy's generously offer their ongoing support to CanSurvive.
If you want expert service to “list and sell your property” or wish to refer someone considering selling, please contact Ngawai or Jo-Anne.
A $500 referral fee will be donated to Cansurvive Dragon Boat Team for all successful sales. Conditions apply.
The Academy Galleries on Queens Wharf, managed by Positively Wellington Venues provided a space for the BraveArt collection of art to be exhibited to the public, from August 13 - 21, alongside the Parkin (national drawing prize) entries. The charity auction sale will take place in the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts Gallery from 7 pm on August 21.
Thank you to Bob Clark for inviting us to exhibit, and Mark Roach with their team of volunteers, for their expert assistance.
Odlin Gallery at the Hutt Art Centre has been offered to BraveArt as an exhibition space from August 4 - 10. A selection of the works will be on public display from 10 am daily. Thanks to Iris for your generosity.
Pataka Museum and Art Gallery in Porirua, have generously offered space for an exhibition of a selection of the BraveArt works.
See them in the spine atrium from August 4 - 10.
BraveArt is very thankful to Bernie Kane of Meridian General
Insurance who has sponsored all the insurance cover for the BraveArt exhibitions. This generous support enables the art works to be installed in many locations around the region, with the peace of mind that they are covered by an experienced insurance brokerage company.
Resene Paint donated the sealer paint for finishing all the women's torsos.
Thank you to Colin Gooch and the team at the Technical Division of Resene Paint in Lower Hutt. www.resene.co.nz
All the plaster used to create the final torsos was kindly supplied by John Mulligan of NZ Ceiling and Drywall Supplies Ltd, from the Plaster Warehouse in Thorndon.
Thank you to Leonne Kassler who donated weighted sand bags to keep our torso stands stable at all exhibition sites. Portsmouth is New Zealand's premiere film equipment rental company, supplying lighting, camera, grip and location equipment in Wellington and all over New Zealand.
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Paula Rowan of Smith & Nephew NZ wound care and medical suppliers, generously donated all the plaster casting bandages, and fibreglass bandage for the finishing process.
The body casting was supported by WoW artist Paula Rowan with the help of a team of volunteer nurses - Janine, Mair and Cathy - from Wellington Hospital using donated bandages from Smith & Nephew Wound Care
The final plaster casting was only made possible with the assistance of Paul Stanton, Carrara Ceilings master plasterer, and owner Trevor Dalton.
Paul offered his 35 years of skill and experience to coach the women through the creation of the final artist torsos. He has also created two of his own unique torso art pieces, with maori carver Toi, to add to the BraveArt collection.
Trevor Dalton, owner of Carrara Ceilings, Burgess Lane Johnsonville, provided the space and equipment for the team to complete their plaster torsos.
Offering her skills as a photographer to BraveArt is Jess Dewsnap from Photogprahy by Woolf.
She is a specialist wedding photographer, and has donated her time to create the images of the final BraveArt works.
Jess at Photography by Woolf
Photography by Woolf
Thank you to Performing Arts Management student Alice Pardoe from Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School.
She has joined the BraveArt team as an intern to assist with the exhibition and auction events.
Bachelor of Performing Arts (Management) study at Toi Whakaari.
Thank you to Sonya Young from Frame It in Tawa for providing all our torsos with safe and strong hanging hardware and wall mountings.
Thank you to Mike Brown of Clear Imaging who has donated printed canvas banners to promote BraveArt at exhibition sites.
His sign-writing company based at 22 Outram Grove, Kelson can create print works on a huge variety of materials.