• SPARK GALLERY:
  • Day One
  • Day Two
  • Day Three
  • Day Four
  • Day Five
  • ‘straight from the horse’s mouth’

    ‘straight from the horse’s mouth’ is a forum for people about to step out into the workforce. Find out some of the challenges and experiences  5 Mediarts graduates faced when embarking on their careers in the creative industries & cultural sector.

    5 Media Arts graduates inform you of their experiences graduating from Wintec and moving into the creative industries sector.  Come and hear about some of the steps each took to put their dreams into action.  Facilitated acheter viagra by Cheryl Reynolds who is CEO of SODA Inc – a recent initiative of Wintec and HCC to nurture and grow creative industries in the Waikato.

    Morgan Samuel – Sound Engineer / Sound Designer

    Rosie Percival & Ruth Friedlander – Self Publishing

    Simon Wade – Graphics / Digital Media

    Greer McDonald – Journalism

    Cheryl Reynolds is a creative entrepreneur and business leader with over twenty years experience at national and international levels across the creative digital and technology sectors.  Before making New Zealand her home, Cheryl was Managing Director of Antenna Audio UK, the global leader in digital interpretation for museums and cultural institutions worldwide.  Prior to that she started-up and led a wide range of commercial and non-profit cultural organisations including Impressions Gallery York and Camberley Theatre Surrey. 
 Cheryl came to New Zealand in 2003 to take up the role of Creative Industries Director at Wintec where she led the development of a range of innovative projects including SPARK and SODA Inc.  When SODA Inc opened its doors in 2009, Cheryl was invited to become its founding CEO, which she says has to be one of the best jobs in the world.  Cheryl holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management and a Masters in Fine Arts.  She is an artist and aviator in her spare time.

    Music, digital media, publishing, journalism, and graphics are the pathways these students took – come and find out if that’s where they ended up!

    Wednesday 11th at 10.30am The Hub, Wintec City Campus, Hamilton CBD