Katikati-based artist Birgitt Shannon, an ongoing contributor both to ARTbop and the Katikati and Bay of Plenty creative scene reported by video on the NZ Mural Contest 2017 and the associated Katikati Arts Festival. The prizegiving is tonight, Saturday 7th October 2017.
Such an exciting time for Katikati a buzzing and ticking township on the road north west from Tauranga. Apart from the murals there is the Haiku Walk and watch out for exhibits such as the Friends exhibition Birgitt and some of her creative colleagues organised at the stylish venue Harry Maddox Jeweller on Main Street.
BIRGITT SHANNON Artist, Katikati An accomplished artist of Australian descent Birgitt has participated in solo and group exhibitions. She is part of the group of artists chosen the now famous Morrinsville Cows – a street art project. Her street art work can also been seen on the large planters outside the Katikati BNZ, part of the 2015 NZ Mural Competition and Arts Festival. Birgitt has sold dozens of paintings in Australia and New Zealand and has recently sold a painting now hanging in a Research Centre at The Museum of Natural History in Los Angeles. Birgitt’s work can be found on her website www.artbybirgitt.com and you can follow her facebook page at www.facebook.com/artbybirgittnz