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Bruce Potter

10 Craig Place, Alexandra 9320

  • Blue Pools
  • Picture from children's book
  • Picture from children's book
  • Picture from children's book
  • Glenorchy - Oil on Canvas

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 is.

• Work held in private collections throughout NZ and abroad.
• Multi-International Award Winning Illustrator of over 120 books.
• Author of two children’s picture books, two adult colouring books and a novel for young adults.
• Director of Draconis Books
• Played the Lead in many musical theatre productions. Most notably as Valjean in Les Miserables.
• Musical Director of many shows. Played cello for a number of orchestras.
• Children’s entertainer still touring schools throughout NZ with his one man show. He has performed this show over 600 times.
• Former New Zealand Powerlifting Champion and Bench Press Champion.
• Bronze medalist at World Masters Bench Press Championships 2009.
• Weightlifting World Record Holder with IAWA.
• Black Belt in Shotokan Karate and Sensei of the Alexandra Dojo.
• Song writer of both adult and children’s songs.
• Judge of a number of prestigious Art Competitions in Auckland.
• Private Art Teacher (contact Bruce for information on his monthly class for Adults)


Bruce is represented at Wanaka Fine Art Gallery.