Art Centre Helensville

Colin Harris is a prolific artist who has been a part of various exhibitions. Jointly, he has exhibited with local artist Jeff Thomson, and has exhibited as an artist of Mapura Studios. Colin was awarded the Wallace Foundation Artist scholarship in 2019.
Luigi Angeli, a good friend of Colin’s, is a chef yet uses his free time investing into his personal art practice.
This show will be a display of individual artists works, and collaborative pieces by both artists.
Exhibition runs from the 4th to 28th May.

credited image ‘Secret Life of the Easter Bunny,’ by Victoria Logan, Stellanova Photography

Call for entries - Winner $250 cash prize
The term ‘Disruption’ embodies various associations, physical, environmental, political and mental.
Our exhibition for this year’s Festival of Photography ‘Disruption, Through the Internal Lens’ implies the affects disruption has on our mental state. The internal world of the human condition is expansive and undisclosed. Life’s disruptions can perturb our inner selves altering our subsequent physical demeanor. Imagery in this exhibition connote to a psychological variation of the theme Disruption.
Now is the time to start thinking about your entries! The theme is very broad, if you have any questions regarding your entries into this years photography exhibition please email
Entry cutoff date is the 25th May. Winner will be announced at the opening 3rd June 5-7pm all welcome.

Upcoming workshop!
Screen Printing with Jeff Thomson. No experience required. No age limit
This will be very basic but give participants an understanding of how images/objects can be used in creative ways to make innovative screen prints.
Participants will look at the basic technique of screen printing including using light sensitive emulsion to put images onto silk screens. Participants will have the opportunity to print their own image(s) onto fabric/clothing i.e. Tee shirts, pillow slipTwo sessions available $10 pp. 10:30-12:30 28th May. 1:30- 3:30 28th May. For details and booking email

Welcome Sandy and Elise!
Sandy is the owner of Takapuna Art Supplies and has now moved her shop to Helensville. I am personally thrilled as I will no longer need to travel to town to purchase my products, also very excited to collaborate with these lovely people. If you are a member of Art Centre Helensville, or join as a member, on proof of membership you get a 10% discount at Sandy’s shop! 498 Peak Road. for more details.


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