NEWS

Joe McMenamin

Joe is a painter and printmaker and the flowing organic patterns that ripple through his works have won him a following throughout New Zealand. Joe has a bachelor of media arts from the Waikato Institute of Technology. As a secondary school Art teacher for 14 years, Joe got lots of the ideas for his work Read more…

Jane Blackmore

Jane’s work is primarily inspired by the stunning and singular vistas of the Wellington hills and harbour. In an age where speed and instant gratification seem to permeate every corner of our lives, Jane’s paintings offer a space for thoughtful reflection. When we look at her landscapes and seascapes, we sense that we ourselves have Read more…

Clayton Guthrie

Clayton Guthrie is a proud Napier resident, and artist, having lived here most of his life. He loves the environment in which he lives, with its Art Deco and seaside vibe, warm weather climate, and relaxed atmosphere. He enjoys the stimulating music scene and the vibe of a vibrant local environment The objectives he has Read more…

John Goodhind

John Goodhind lives in Hastings, Hawke’s Bay and is an artist who works in a variety of media. His current interest is in watercolour and the urban landscape. John studied art at the Kent Institute of Art and Design in Canterbury (UK) and studied he also studied design in Staffordshire. He also teaches art and Read more…

Christine Parnell

Christine is a Napier-based artist, and has been painting for more than 20 years, and drawing for most of her life. She is inspired by our wonderful scenery and loves to paint en plein air along the waterfront or in the city where there are many great subjects. Christine loves the beautiful colour and transparency Read more…

Philip Carthew

Philip Carthew took up a paintbrush when he retired after many years in the Financial Services Industry. He had not painted since School Certificate days! His artistic flair was developed on first leaving school as a display and advertising artist, and when travelling overseas, he was fortunate to display his talents at Harrods of London. Read more…