A chat with Eve Wereta & George Balfour; Photographers/Mixed Media/Storytellers
This podcast is a chat with two artists in New Zealand, North Island near Wellington on the Kapiti Coast.
George Balfour is a story teller that uses photography and mixed media to create his art.
His exhibition at the finale of the "100 Day Challenge" is called "The Many Faces of". In this exhibition, images of portraits of himself comes from personal experiences and thoughts that is captured in a beautiful, clever and powerful way. He connects the viewer with how we may all see howselves at different times in our lives as George shares his thoughts through his imagery.
George's photography of landscapes captures mood and mystery. George is an emerging artist with many talents that will continue to captivate many viewers with powerful imagery in his unique story telling style.
Eve Wereta is a photographer, artist and published author through her art. Eve's art has had great success from her book "The Diaries of a Mad Women" that she exhibited at the finale of the "100 Day Challenge" . The book captures her own thoughts and struggles in a way that viewers can often connect with themselves in a way that is engaging and beautiful. Drawings Eve created each day during the challenge formed a book that in itself is a piece of art.
Eve has many artistic ideas and projects including running artists retreats and working on projects inspired by her passion for helping communities and individuals with mental health.
About the "100 Day Challenge"
"Do something creative - consistently every day for a 100 days
Build a body of work you can take pride in
Overcome your fears and see the time you thought you didn't have magically increase
Learn and develop new skills
Share in and be a part of a safe, supportive community
Experience huge personal growth
And so much more!"
Images of the exhibitions of George Balfour "The Many Faces of" & Eve Wereta "The Diaries of a Mad Women"
It was an absolute pleasure to spend some time with both George and Eve. They are both fun and talented with so much energy that I couldn't help feel inspired to continue my own artistic journey. George and Eve have a unque way of sharing there inner thoughts in a powerful engaging way that creates beautiful art for viewers to enjoy and own.
I would like to acknowledge that music played on my Podcast is an original tune by
David Innocente, Jazz Musician/Artist