• Rachel Rowland, Ina Arraoui, Susanne Williamson.
  • Heather Barker Vermeer, Shelby George, Leela Bhai, Zoe Black.
  • Marion Breinhorst, Lily Burton, Grae Burton.
  • Abraham and Rhiannon Larsen, Gabrielle McCarthy, Angela Makgill.
  • Angela Kemp, Bronwyn Mason, Paul Maddox.
  • Jane Thresher, Mei-Ling Lee.
  • Grae Burton, Wensley Petterson, Saskia Charteris.

Power Jackets at Lake House Arts

The Lake House Arts gallery was packed for the opening of Power Jacket, an exhibition of 35 decorated jackets introduced by way of a fashion show. Riffing off Melanya Trump’s controversial jacket, and marking 125 years since the Electoral Act was passed giving women the vote in New Zealand, the exhibition features jackets created by female creatives invited to submit pieces that make powerful statements. The exhibition includes street artists, tattooists, illustrators, ceramicists, print makers, fashion designers and fine artists, and the crowd on the opening night reflected that diversity. With all jackets for sale, Lake House is donating 50% of the gallery takings to Women’s Refuge New Zealand.