Organisers of the Toi Box Hokianga were excited to open their new gallery space on Labour weekend with their first show ‘Vessel’.
20 artists to contributed work to the exhibition and Rona Ngahuia Osborne curated the opening show.
They would like to give a big thank you to everyone who has donated or contributed to this project over the last year through the crowdfunding site, personal donations, selling and buying raffle tickets, volunteering time and all your encouragement and support. Without you, they would not have realized this project in the Hokianga community. Thank you also to Linda Roche for working tirelessly in the background over the last year on the project.
Additionally, there were some very generous group donations from:
Hokianga Community Education Trust $800 – Mamaku Craft Co-0p $2000 – Steve and Suzanne Heim, Kokohuia Lodge raffle. $1000.00 – FNDC Community Board $3,500 – FNDC Creative Communities Board $1200 – Anonymous donors of $1000
Let Jan (02102366424) or Leona (021385158) know if you want take up one of these opportunities or wish to discuss any possible ideas or time frame.