AddressLUMEN Studios & Gallery
1729 South Road
Studio will be open for the full 10 days
Studio open by appointment outside the trail days
Toilet facilities available
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Teresa creates complex and colourful handcrafted collages inspired by ancient cultures, esoteric wisdom and the beauty of the natural world. Teresa has been using collage as a tool for exploring consciousness and deepening self-awareness for over 20 years. For the past few years she has been exploring feminine power through the lens of mythology and astrology. Teresa is a co-founder of LUMEN Studios & Gallery, an artist-run space in Tataraimaka where she is a resident artist. Teresa is also a spiritual counsellor and a specialist in the Sacred Plant Medicine of Aotearoa and runs her clinic from LUMEN. A student of Buddha Dharma and meditation, she is also an apprentice Buddhist Chaplain trained to support people to pass peacefully. Teresa graduated from Whanganui’s Quay School of the Arts in 2000 where she majored in photography. In 2007 she graduated with a Post Graduate Diploma in Art and Design from AUT.