Muriwai Open Studios | October 2019
As part of Auckland Artweek, Emma and several other talented local artists opened their studios to interested art lovers for the weekend. The event was a great way to connect with the local community and also many others who came from all over the city to enjoy the natural beauty of Muriwai Beach and connect with the arts in all its forms.
International Yoga Festival | Feb 2019
Emma was a presenter and a stall holder at the International Yoga Festival 2019. She presented her course 'Befriend Yourself' which was attended by an enthusiastic group. Emma taught how we can increase our love, respect, and kindness for ourselves. She offered tools to connect with ourselves through meditation and the power of nature and words. Emma used her critically acclaimed book Beloved as a teaching tool to explore how to increase our compassion for ourselves and the world around us.
The stall held at the festival offered soulful things which included her books, soul stones, and vibrant Kashmiri scarfs.
General Collective | March 2019
The General Collective offers bespoke market experiences and was held at the ASB Showgrounds in March 2019. Each event showcases a fully curated offering of independent designers and creatives from across New Zealand. Joining many other creative vendors, Emma presented her soulful things at the market and had a great time interacting with her audience. Her son Kahlil did a great job of selling and was the star of thew show.
Muriwai Art Open Studios | March 2019
The Open Studios provide a unique opportunity to discover the wealth of artistic talent located in the vibrant coastal village of Muriwai, 40 minutes northwest of Auckland. The studios are timed to coincide with the Muriwai Arts Group Show that occurs every two years.
The open studios include painters, potters, photographers, sculptors, poets, illustrators, jewellery, textile and stitching artists – exploring realism, fantasy, fun, light, and scale, and showcasing the diverse ideas and perceptions of a truly dedicated group of artists.
Emma showcased her work as a poet and a photographer, with her good friend Amanda Kemp, a well known ceramic artist. Shed displaying her books, soul stones, and Kashmiri scarfs. Meeting her audience in person was a great experience, and the pair were happy to host hundreds of people over the weekend.
Mission Bay Arts and Crafts Market | Aug 2018
Over the past 23 years, the Mission Bay Art and Craft Market has been a feature on the Auckland Market scene. Various vendors offer creative items that are unique. Emma's framed photographs were the highlight and we also launched our 100% pure silk scarfs from Kashmir, India at this market which sold very well. Many commented on the affordability and beauty of the top quality silks.