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Success for Fashion Design Student

Success for Fashion Design Student

Whitecliffe final year student Sheena Taivairanga looks set to do great things in the fashion industry after she graduates. The Year 4 student has enjoyed stellar success this year, showcasing her creations at the 2017 Whitecliffe Fashion Show which took place earlier this month, as well as at the Pacific Fusion Fashion Show, which was held during New Zealand Fashion Week. Her designs garnered considerable press from Radio New Zealand and Paperboy Magazine.
Whitecliffe Graduate Wins Gold at 2017 Best Design Awards

Whitecliffe Graduate Wins Gold at 2017 Best Design Awards

Whitecliffe 2016 BFA Graphic Design graduate Harrison Sarsfield was awarded a Gold Pin in the Student Graphics section of the 2017 Best Design Awards.
Whitecliffe Lecturer Recognised at 2017 Wallace Art Awards

Whitecliffe Lecturer Recognised at 2017 Wallace Art Awards

Whitecliffe Fine Arts Senior Lecturer Christina Read received the First Runner-up award and $2500 in cash at the 2017 Wallace Art Awards, which were announced on September 4. The awards were established more than 25 years ago by Sir James Wallace, with the aim of supporting and expanding the visual arts in New Zealand and rewarding artists who create exceptional work.
Iris Fisher Scholarship for Whitecliffe student.

Iris Fisher Scholarship for Whitecliffe student.

Whitecliffe MFA student Christina Pataialii has been awarded the prestigious, national 2017 Iris Fisher Scholarship.
Indian Fashion Design Students Visit Whitecliffe

Indian Fashion Design Students Visit Whitecliffe

Fashionistas from India winged their way Down Under recently to take part in an International Winter Fashion School programme organised by the Whitecliffe Continuing Education and Fashion Design departments. Fashion design students and faculty from New Delhi’s Pearl Academy participated in the three-week course which included practical workshops in fabric dyeing, embroidery, flax weaving, paper making, and an up-cycling project making bags from sampling squares.
Top Prize for Whitecliffe Fine Arts Graduate

Top Prize for Whitecliffe Fine Arts Graduate

Recent Whitecliffe Fine Arts graduate Kohl Tyler-Dunshea has won the Estuary Art and Ecology Prize 2017 – the only art prize in New Zealand “with ecology at its core”.
Tikanga and Kaupapa Māori at Whitecliffe

Tikanga and Kaupapa Māori at Whitecliffe

Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design has launched exciting new initiatives to honour the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and develop tikanga and kaupapa Māori in the College.
Whitecliffe Students Visit Sacred Lands of Ngāti Rangi

Whitecliffe Students Visit Sacred Lands of Ngāti Rangi

Sustainability, indigenous practices of land guardianship and alternative perspectives on the sharing of natural resources…these were some of the core learnings for students attending a four-day field trip and marae stay on the sacred tribal lands of Ngāti Rangi recently.
MFA Graduate Wins 2017 New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award

MFA Graduate Wins 2017 New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award

A Whitecliffe Master of Fine Arts (MFA) graduate and lecturer has won top prize at the 2017 New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Awards, which took place in Hamilton on February 17.
Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia Awarded to Whitecliffe Fashion Design Department

Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia Awarded to Whitecliffe Fashion Design Department

The Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design Fashion Design Department has been awarded the Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia (PMSA).
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