Our Nelson Billboard Project featured in The New Zealand Artist Magazine

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Five of us artists each painted huge 1.2 x 2.4 metre artworks on the windy, gorgeous banks of the Maitai River in Nelson.

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Season of the birds – 2 new paintings at Queenstown’s Artbay Gallery

Painting by Sofia Minson "Aroha mai, aroha atu" meaning "Love received, love returned"

Aroha mai, aroha atu: Love received, love returned” Acrylic painting on canvas with black wooden ornate frame, 1090 x 1640mm, 2015

Painting "He Iti Kahurangi" meaning "A Little Treasure" by Sofia Minson

He Iti Kahurangi: A Little Treasure”, Acrylic painting on canvas with blonde wooden frame showing natural grain, 1090 x 2130mm, 2015

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Sofia Minson’s New Artwork for The Big Egg Hunt NZ – Huia and the Twelve Heavens

The hunt begins!  The 2015 Big Egg Hunt is here in New Zealand for the second year in a row in support of the Starship Foundation and I’ve created a brand new artwork for the event called “Huia and the Twelve Heavens.”  It’s part sculpture, part painting, part contemporary Maori cloak… whatever it is, watch the artwork taking shape in my studio in this video…
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Orakei School Art Exhibition and Sale 14-16 November 2014

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I’ll have several works exhibited at this year’s fundraiser for Orakei School including this newly framed giclee print of The Kaka is Calling (left). There is 75 prints available in this limited edition.

Tickets are available now for the gala night tonight, opening at 7:30pm (phone Jo Coutts on 027 4881456). Or, come along on Saturday 15th or Sunday 16th when the exhibition is open to viewing by the general public, times are from 9am to 5pm each day. Venue is the Orakei School Hall, Grace Street, Orakei, Auckland.

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Front Cover of Metropol Magazine – Sofia Minson’s Painting “The Kaka is Calling”

Look who’s on the cover of the Metropol Magazine for August 2014!! It’s the Kaka bird from my painting “The Kaka is Calling” which is part of the stunning group exhibition now on at Christchurch’s Bryce Gallery until 18th August. Such a thrill to be on the cover of Canterbury’s leading lifestyle magazine, really grateful.

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