Month: May 2014

Tineke Jansen and Ela Bauer

About Tineke    About Ela Masterworks – Chain Show BDVA – Photography These past two years whilst being a mentee of Handshake, I have been completing a BDVA in photography. I am happy to announce that I have finished my degree. Here I share insights from the […]


Suni Hermon and Sally Marsland

About Suni    About Sally April 2015 This month after almost one year of being a Handshake ‘mentee’ I made the immensely tough decision to retire from the project due to personal and family reasons. This past year working Sally and the group at large has […]

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Vanessa Arthur and David Neale Amelia Pascoe and Ruudt Peters Suni Hermon and Sally Marsland Karren Dale and Gemma Draper Julia Middleton and Terhi Tolvanen Kelly McDonald and Kirsten Haydon Lisa Higgins and Cal Lane Raewyn Walsh and Henriette Schuster Renee Bevan and Harrell Fletcher Sarah Walker-Holt and Helen Britton Soo Jeong Lee and Natalia […]

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Handshake is a mentoring project unique to the contemporary art world. It is a space where artists hand-over some of their quality knowledge to those asking for a ‘hand’ and is a two-way project that encourages symbiosis and a ‘give and take’. The project began […]

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First exhibition Toi Pōneke, Wellington: 22 November – 13 December 2014 International exhibition (during the JMGA conference): Stanley Street Gallery, Sydney 8 July – 1 August 2015 Dealer gallery exhibition: Avid gallery, Wellington 08 – 22September 2015, opening Tuesday 8 September, 5.30pm End exhibition : Pah Homestead, […]

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December 2015 Click here: Handshake at Pah Homestead     13 September 2015 Jewellers’ international handshake (radio interview) Originally aired on Standing Room Only, Sunday 13 September 2015 For almost two years, 11 emerging New Zealand contemporary jewellers have been mentored by big international names […]


fundraising shop

Handshake 2 is funded by Creative New Zealand and supported by; Makers 101, JEMbooks and Whitireia NZ. Handshake 2 has an online shop for additional fundraising activities. Take me to the shop Previous Fundraising Activities Pieces by Handshake 2 mentees were sold from Salon Rouge. […]

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