A R T I S T S

Blair Greig


For Blair Greig his paintings are all about light and mood.  “What I feel is as important as what I see and my paintings are more than a recreation of a particular view.  I try to imbue them with the... 

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Bruce Hunt


Bruce Hunt describes his work by explaining; “ Light has always been vital to my work.  To me it is about transition and change.  It transforms the character and form of the landscape...

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Anna Stichbury


Stichbury’s love of textural contrasts draws the viewer’s eye to the surface of the canvas.  With a background in textural design she graduated from the School of Design in Wellington with a Bachelor...

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Geoff Williams


With every stroke meticulously executed Geoff uses a painstaking crosshatched technique to create his works.  It is these small details in which we find the artists dedication to perfection.  He uses...

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Lisa Wisse


Lisa Wisse has been one of New Zealand’s most prolific artists of the last 15 years. Her work has been exhibited throughout New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the UK and is also in private collections...

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Anne Wilson


Wilson’s works are crafted with intricate folds and layers to reveal a fashion feista.  Her works often include vintage depiction’s of maps and flags from around the world.

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Angus Watson


Using his preferred medium-watercolour and concentrating on the figure, Watson explores the joy of playing with colours, of putting one colour beside another and allowing them to bounce off and bleed …

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Jonathan White


Jonathan White’s paintings hang in public and private collections throughout the world.  Having a personal interest in New Zealand’s botany and conservation, this led him to the specialist ...

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Elizabeth Kelly


Kelly has been described as a leading highly professional artist in her generation.  For a time she was influenced and taught by Van der Velden, later traveling in England and France, exhibiting in...

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William Oliver


William Oliver is well known for his genre and figure painting in accuracy and depth.  He exhibited his work at London’s Royal Academy, the Royal Society of British Artists and the British...

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Paul Hanrahan


Hanrahan demonstrates masterful handling of the water colour medium achieved with a spontaneity and rapidity of execution.  The light being captured in the unbrushed areas of his work with...

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William Moore


William Francis Moore studied art at the University of Canterbury and St. Martins School of Art in London.  He taught art for thirty years.  Moore explains “my aim is to capture with my...

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Brian Strong


Strong often infuses subtle historic referencing of New Zealand, including the Treaty of Waitangi in his work.  His work is held in private and public collections.  Brian studied Fine Arts at...

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Henry Turner


Turner is passionate about nature, the environment and drawing what he sees and reads about.  Henry has sold works through various South Island exhibitions.  Turner is hugely inspired by the Sub...

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Girolamo Nerli


An Italian painter, who lived in Dunedin for three years in the 1890s Girolamo helped inspire a generation of New Zealand artists.  Bringing a distinctly different approach to painting in Australia...

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Melanie Hammett


Creating works that people love to look at in their life spaces.  This devoting gesture has infused the brush of Hammett on her journey.  “I think of my work as an evolution...

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Beatrix Dobie


Beatrix was good friends with fellow contemporary artist Esther Barker (later Ester Hope) they painted together in the Mackenzie Country.  Both leaving New Zealand to study abroad at the Slade school of art in London...

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Charles Worsley


Charles Nathanial Worsley RBA 1862 - 1923 was a professional artist who was born in Devonshire and studied in London, Antwerp and Paris.  He made frequent sketching and painting trips in England…

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Istvan Denes


Denes studied in Europe, in Budapest (Hungary).  He graduated from the School of Wood Technology as a qualified wood sculptor and also graduated from the Art College in Budapest...

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Anneke Bester


Anneke’s passion for the classics is recognised in her work themes; the beauty of the horse and an admiration for the female form.  Bester is a follower of the neo-renaissance movement and is at her best when....

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Frank Auger


Interest in art for Auger started in high school, extending into after school hours with his art teacher where time was absorbed over reproductions of old masters.  Auger was further educated at the King...

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Grant Whibley


Whibley was awarded a Master of Fine Arts, with first class honours, from Elam School of Art in Auckland.  He has exhibited widely and been the recipient of several awards for his art.  One regularly painted…

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Matthew Williams


William’s passion for architecture and design can clearly be seen in his work.  He pushes the boundaries of materials he uses with high quality creative design result.  Working with a range of both natural...

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