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Art Ache by Candlelight

Art Ache is celebrating the shortest day of the year, with candles!

Thursday 21st June, Dunedin.

We are extremely proud to be shining light upon the following five brilliant Dunedin artists on the darkest day of the year; John Ward Knox, Motoko Kikkawa, Daniel Blackball-Alexander, Holly Aitchison and Ed Ritchie.

In honour of the shortest day with the longest shadows, we are making this a candle only event.

Art and artists by candlelight – What more could you want!?

Studio treasures for sale? Each artist will have a unique selection of studio treasures available to memorialize the experience. The sale of which supports the continuation of their creative journey.

WHEN  /  5:00–8:00pm, Thursday 21st June,

WHERE  /  Dog With Two Tails, 25 Moray Place, Dunedin**.

WHO  /  John Ward Knox, Motoko Kikkawa, Daniel Blackball-Alexander, Holly Aitchison and Ed Richie, curated by Phoebe Lysbeth-Mackenzie.

ON-SALE  /  Selected artworks, studio treasures at entry level prices. Limited Art Ache Collectors prints are also available nationwide for $50 each, for all of June, online at

This event is FREE entry. All welcome.

PRESS CONTACTS  /  For South Island press enquiries regarding all artists please contact Phoebe Lysbeth-Mackenzie. For all other enquiries, please contact Ricky Martin. Artist Bios and imagery can be supplied on request.

**If you live outside of Dunedin, and can’t make the event, we feel for you. Good news tho!! You can still support the artists and the event by visiting the Art Ache Collect store and purchasing a piece of memorabilia from the show. Yay!


Art Ache believes at the core of every happy healthy society is a strong connection with its cultural ambassadors.

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