Artists & Groups

From Central Otago

Profiles

  • The Hut Poolburn Dam - mixed media (38cm x 60cm)

Melanie Eade

17a Holloway St, Clyde

My background in fine art, graphic design and retail design is strongly reflected in my recent works. The use of form and line, such as buildings, bridges and the use of …

Sheena Lassen

213 Scotland Street, Roxburgh

Born and educated in Christchurch Sheena Lassen lived in Palmerston North for ten years then near Culverden in North Canterbury for twenty three. Moved to Roxburgh, Central Otago …

  • Model Sleeping - Oil (100cm x 100cm)

Liz Kempthorne

Picton

Liz Kempthorne is a contemporary artist who now lives in Picton but still maintains strong connnections with Central Otago. She paints the familiar environment but with a personal …

Debbie Paton

264 Strode Road, Earnscleugh

You know, there is something about being able to carve things from a plain old block of stone that really is quite amazing. One of the purest of joys for me is to see the end …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Shades - Acrylic on canvas (90 x 120)

Odelle Morshuis

Gallery: Odelle Morshuis Studio/Gallery/Cellar Door, 128 Cairnmuir Rd, RD 2 Cromwell 9384

Odelle Morshuis has a studio and gallery at her home in Bannockburn. The gallery is also the Cellar door for her family wine, Ceres. Odelle has a B.A. in Art History and Design …

  • Bringing in the Firewood - Lime Wood

Murray Sheppard

Gallery: Home Gallery, 1 Maddison Lane, Off Waenga Drive, Cromwell

Murray's father owned his own furniture design/ cabinet making business so from an early age Murray was fortunate to spend hours having fun in his fathers workshop. After leaving …

  • Raku pot

Kathi McLean

68 Boulton Rd, Earnscleugh, Alexandra

I discovered the wonders of clay thirty years ago and since then have enjoyed every aspect of the process. My learning has come from attending workshops, from many and varied …

  • Terreno Grigio

Gretl Barzotto

241 Mc Arthur Rd, Springvale, Central Otago

Gretl Barzotto was raised in Aotearoa New Zealand and spent many years around mountains and lakes in the North and South Islands. Connection to nature in vast open landscapes is …