Artists & Groups

From Central Otago

Profiles

Les Riddell

Gallery: Objects Of Art, 71 Melmore Tce., Murrell's Shed, Old Cromwell Town, Cromwell

Les Riddell is a fine jeweller who operates from an historic old stone store in Old Cromwell. There he has a fine display of his work and a fully equipped workshop attached. There …

  • Overland Series

Rachel Hirabayashi

Gallery: Rachel Hirabayashi Gallery, 16 Horace Street, Cromwell

Rachel Hirabayashi works on the surface of the canvas where she tries to intermesh an idea with a recognizable visual form. Layers of pigment and paint act as a filter for her …

  • Hunters Arawata

Denis Kent

50 Ashworth St, Alexandra

I was educated in Dunedin and studied at the Dunedin School of Art. It was under the tutorship of Tom Esplin, that I became interested in oil painting, and have been using this …

  • The Girl with the Black Pearl Earring - Acrylic (100cm x 100cm)

Maxine Williams

1078 Earnscleugh Road, Clyde

Central Otago artist Maxine Williams is a Clyde person, born and bred, she knows her district and its people intimately. Like many here she is passionate about the culture and …

Marie Velenski

Old Cromwell Historic Precinct, Melmore tce, Cromwell

Fused glass jewellery, small framed works and wire work. I have been experimenting with glass fusing since 1999. I am self taught. I locked myself away in the garden shed with my …

Debbie Malcolm

1 Samson St, Alexandra 9320

Born in Clyde in 1961 I grew up in Alexandra with an enthusiastic interest in art and craft. I worked as a potter for 6 years and began painting in oils in 2002. I endeavour to …

  • Golden Land - acrylic on wood relief

Jenny Chisholm

Gallery: Gallery of Fine Arts, Queenstown. Wanaka Art Centre (by appointment), 59 Aubery Road, Wanaka

Jenny spent a number of years living and working overseas, including Australia, England, Vietnam, Malaysia and recently India. In 2009 she returned to Central Otago and has based …

  • Hoglund Art Glass Gallery

Marie and Ola Hoglund

Gallery: Hoglund Art Glass Gallery, 1767 Luggate-Cromwell Road 9383 (between Wanaka and Cromwell).

Ola and Marie’s work is internationally renowned and sought after by both public and private collectors worldwide. They have exhibited in more than 40 international …

  • Jenny & Art (20 x 20cm)

Jenny Hill

Gallery: Locharburn Studio, Art Work Exhibited at Queensberry Bistro & Pantry, located at Queensberry on the Cromwell-Wanaka Highway (15 minutes drive from either town).

Jenny Hill is both a mixed media artist and co-owner of Locharburn Wines with her husband Chris, in Central Otago, New Zealand.Combining her interest in photography and textiles, …

Maurice Middleditch

Gallery: Aurum Gallery, Corner of Lawrence and Short Streets., RD 2 Bannockburn

Maurice Middleditch is a landscape artist who works in oil and watercolour. His work can be seen in the Canterbury Museum and the Antarctic Visitors Centre at Christchurch …