Life drawings by Tā Derek Lardelli


07 - 21 Oct 2021


10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Te Pūwaha Gallery, 4 Pitt Street
4 Pitt Street

“Ina! Hīkaikaiana ngā ringaringa, takaoreore ana ngā waewae! There! Hands and feet Moving to and fro! Anyone can draw the torso, but show me the hands and feet!” – Barry Cleveland

Curated by multidisciplinary artist Tāwera Tahuri, TĪNANA is an exciting exhibition of life drawings by Tā Derek Lardelli KNZM (Ngāti Porou, Rongowhakaata, Ngāti Konohi (Ngai Te Riwai), Ngāti Kaipoho (Ngai Te Aweawe).

Laureate Professor Lardelli, regarded as one of the foremost artists in tā moko, carving and kapa haka in Aotearoa, is also an award-winning artist of the physical form.

For contact tracing and capacity, we are asking everyone to register for free tickets for a specific timeslot to attend the exhibition.

Experience this exclusive collection of life drawings and life drawing classess with Tā Derek, facilitated by Tāwera Tahuri.

*Life drawing classes with Tā Derek are now full.

Image credit: Tā Derek Lardelli

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