How it works:



Prices are based on the length of the workshops, which range between 2 - 4 hours usually.


Our workshop pricing is kept reasonable as we hope to make these attainable to a wide range of artists and creatives. We know all too well the realities of an artists income!

How to book

Places are limited to 15 per workshop. This enables everyone the opportunity to interact with the presenter and the group.

Please register your booking HERE. Payment is required to confirm your place.

Upcoming workshops:


Clearing a path; tactics for writing in and about art practices, with Elle Loui August

When:  TBC - new date will be announced when Auckland is at appropriate COVID-19 level to proceed 

Where:  Studio One Toi Tu, 1 Ponsonby Road, Auckland

Price:     $120

Elle will take the group through some writing examples and exercises. She will focus on writing about your own artwork and/or responding to the work of others and give practical examples on how to extend your writing.


Elle Loui August is a writer and curator currently based in Tamaki Makaurau. Elle has previously held curatorial roles at Objectspace, Auckland and The Physics Room in Christchurch, and research and teaching assistant positions in Writing Studies at the University of Auckland, and Elam School of Fine Arts where she completed her MFA in curatorial practice through the postgraduate research programme.


She has written for a number of institutions and publications throughout Aotearoa, including Art New Zealand, Artspace NZ, Pantograph Punch and split/fountain, and is currently a contextual supervisor for the Masters of FIne Art programme at Whitecliffe College of Art and Design.


The Artist / Dealer Relationship with Deborah White

When:   TBC - new date will be announced when Auckland is at  appropriate COVID-19 level to proceed 

Where:  Studio One Toi Tu, 1 Ponsonby Road, Auckland

Price:     $60

Come along to this two-hour workshop to learn what to expect from a constructive artist/dealer relationship. Deborah White generously shares her insights from many years in the industry working with artists in both the private and public art sphere. Bring along your questions!

Deborah White is co-director of Whitespace contemporary art and represents artists from New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific. She was the founding Trustee and Secretary of Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts Trust and developed relationships internationally for Pacific artists and personally toured exhibitions to New York, London, Sydney and Melbourne. She established Pacific Artspace in Melbourne and was responsible for the acclaimed “Pacific Notion” exhibit. 

Deborah was also the founding Trustee and Chair of the New Zealand Contemporary Art Trust developing New Zealand first contemporary art fair. For many years, she presented a public programme for the Auckland Art Fair and she was a founding Trustee of the Newmarket Arts Trust developing public art opportunities for artists.

Deborah is the founder and present Chairperson of VA Auckland Charitable Trust presenting Artweek Auckland.

Deborah attended  Auckland University and RMIT University Melbourne where she graduated with a MFA in Public art and arts management and in 2017 was awarded the Officer of New Zealand Order of Merit; ONZM, for services to the arts.