Self-expression informs the work of one of New Zealand's most influential contemporary jewellers, Lisa Walker.
Bruce Russell, manager of CPIT’s Art and Design School, talks about the school's priorities and initiatives.
A scale-model house upended and balanced like a diamond on the edge on a plinth at the Ilam Campus Gallery.
When the Christchurch Art Gallery reopens this summer, the exhibition In the vast emptiness will put the spotlight on 20th century Canterbury landscape painting.
The population shift to North Canterbury post-quakes has led to an arts boom in the region.
New Zealand filmmaker pays tribute to history-making Christchurch tai chi master.
The planned end-of-year reopening of the Christchurch Art Gallery may have to be delayed
In February a T-shirt on display at Canterbury Museum shocked not only Christchurch but the band behind it.
It started with a photograph posted on a website and ended in a media frenzy, a piece of living street theatre and condemnation from the Mayor of New York.
My trusty Oxford Dictionary defines aggregate as "a collection of, or total of, disparate elements; a mass of minerals formed into solid rock". Hardly inspirational but the sculpture students at the University of Canterbury's School of Fine Arts, Ilam, are an inventive crew. They have taken a prosaic word, shaken it vigorously, turned it upside down and distilled it into their annual Christchurch exhibition.
Continuing our series about works in the Christchurch Art Gallery collection, today we look at a work by Tony Oursler.
Aiko Robinson admits that it may take the viewer a moment to identify the sexual imagery within her work.
Winner of the 2014 national drawing award, the Parkin Prize, Douglas Stichbury says that he likes drawing because of its honesty.
Rangi Ruru's new performing arts building has been officially opened.
Auckland zine artists, printmakers and illustrators, Dirk Peterson and Chippy (Chris Hutchinson) made their first visit to Christchurch earlier this month and were enthused about what they discovered.
When a Sydney friend said that he envied artists in Christchurch, I assumed that he was adding a heaped teaspoon of Australian cynicism to our morning coffee.
Sculptor says Christchurch has made progress in its relationship with public art.
Four weeks after Natalia Saegusa moved to Christchurch the 2011 earthquake struck.
Christchurch could be inspired by Sydney's Vivid Festival of light, music and ideas.
How did artists and curators, Sophie Bannan, Sophie Davis and Grace Ryder manage to establish the artists-run space, North Projects in seven days with a six month exhibition programme?
Tui McBeath was a woman unafraid of pursuing adventure.
Once described as "international rather than local", painter Philippa Blair is pleased to be home.
Aaron Kreisler is now head of the school where his artist father was taught a generation before him.
Can artistry adequately imagine the unimaginable? No, but it can evoke the lasting human impact of events.
By year’s end, Christchurch will be Gormless no longer.
Renowned British sculptor Antony Gormley is creating a new public artwork for Christchurch.
OPINION: Relocating an art form from the street to a gallery is problematic.
Street artists create new colourful work on walls in Christchurch, attracting thousands of people.
One of the largest collections of Banksy artworks in the world could soon have a permanent home in Christchurch.