Artists & Groups

From Central Otago

Profiles

Jim Robbie

83 Manuherikia Road, Alexandra

A working life of making things from pieces of wood continues. From houses in the 1950s till today I have enjoyed the pleasures of creating things, objects, out of that beautiful …

Bruce Potter

10 Craig Place, Alexandra 9320

Bruce Potter is a well respected and dedicated artist who lives in Alexandra. He has had many achievements and accolades in the past the points below show how diverse his talent …

  • 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 …

Beverley Rae Helm

546 Allison Lane, Gimmerburn

My name is Beverley Helm and I am a born and bred Maniototo girl. I have three gorgeous kids who keep me more than busy, when I'm not chasing them around the country side I steal …

  • Woman washing her hair - Charcoal (29 x 35)

Sally Jory

Millers Flat Central Otago

I have always loved drawing and have enjoyed it ever since I was a child. Portraiture is one of my main areas of interest. I particularly enjoy dry media, but also work in …

  • Because I Can

Marion VIALADE

10 Success Street, Alexandra, Central Otago, New Zealand

I’m MARION VIALADE, an artist made in France! No Diplomas, no art school, just me, a real self-taught artist. As far as I can remember, I always loved drawing. But being the …

  • Startled Rabbit

Eric Schusser

4 Larch Crescent, Alexandra 9320

Photography has fascinated me since I was a boy and watched my father taking photographs and printing in his darkroom. It was a special time of walking and talking together along …

  • 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 …

  • Lake Pukaki - Oil on canvas

Annie & John Guise

Gallery: Guise Gallery, 4 Sunhaven Cove, Cromwell

Annie and John Guise live near Central Otago's most beautiful lakes. Annie specialises in oil painting and will accept commissions for mountain/ lakes paintings and portraiture. …

  • Looking towards the Wairau Valley, Nelson Lakes - oil on canvas (120 x 90)

Jane Whitaker

885 Ranfurly Back Road (Naseby end), Naseby

I would describe my paintings as ‘impressionistic.’  My enduring fascination is with fleeting moments in time – such as a racing shadow over a mountain …