News - Art & Design

EIT hosts Info and Enrolment Day
19 hours ago

EIT’s Info day will help future students to find a programme which is best suited for them. People who are looking to change careers, advance their existing skills, or learn something new are...

Diving into being a full-time artist
December 17, 2020

Katherine Quinn is an artist at heart – and she always has been. After working at EIT’s IDEAschool for 21 years, she now decided it was time to devote all her time to being a full-time...

Advocating for te reo Māori revitalisation
December 1, 2020

For Pairama Wright studying wasn’t just about gaining knowledge and qualifications, it was also about reinventing himself and finding a purpose. Of Ngāi Tahu, Ngā Ruahine, Swiss and Irish...

Arts Festival showcases best student work of 2020
November 25, 2020

Students from EIT’s IDEAschool are set to show off their best work of the year at this year’s Arts Festival. The Arts Festival officially opens this Friday, 27 November, at 5pm at...

Thompsons set to launch eco-friendly fashion label
November 25, 2020

EIT students Kelsi and Ashford Thompson are fulfilling their dream to launch their own fashion label, Thompson Aotearoa. Their garments will make their first appearance on the catwalk at the...

The journey of a storyteller
November 20, 2020

Mitchell Knights is ready to cap off an exciting study year with the showcase of his films at the IDEAschool Arts Festival on November 27. It’s the last hurrah before completing the degree...

Tania found her calling as artist
November 16, 2020

For Tania Skilton (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu) a full-on year is about to end with a new milestone. The Creative Practice degree student is set to showcase her best work at this year’s...