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Art Day on Easter Monday - 17 April 2017

Art Day on Easter Monday - 17 April 2017

Enjoy a stunning drive round the Miramar Peninsula and finish, or start, with a visit to Juliet & Jane at the Blackmore & Best Art Gallery and Working Studio. We have toys and drawing stuff for the kids and champagne and Easter buns for you! Juliet is working on new Iconic pieces and the “Places of Heart” landscape series. Jane is working on some beautiful gestural floral and landscape works and both artists are working hard toward new shows. Come and be the first to see work in progress - some of it is so new it is untitled and...

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ART for the Sea - 30 March 2017, NZ Portrait Gallery, Wellington

ART for the Sea - 30 March 2017, NZ Portrait Gallery, Wellington

ART for the Sea - Fundraiser for the Lyall Bay Surf Club on Thursday 30 March 2017 at the New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Shed 11, Queens Wharf - Starts at 5:30pm An eclectic array of 20 prominent New Zealand artists have created unique pieces of art out of the old Lyall Bay Surf Lifesaving Club's (LBSLSC) clubhouse. Paddleboards and sections of original native timber were extracted before the building's demolition earlier this year, and formed canvasses for many of the works that are now up for auction. All art goes under Ian Patterson's expert hammer at the New Zealand Portrait...

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Affordable Art Exhibition - 17-19 March 2017, Napier Girls' High

Affordable Art Exhibition - 17-19 March 2017, Napier Girls' High

I will have a number of framed and unframed limited edition art prints for sale at the Pop-Up Gallery at the Napier Girls’ High School Affordable Art Exhibition, including a new print with hand-applied gold-leaf titled Drift.  Edition number 1 of Drift is a torn-edged print and which I have float-mounted, in a white NZ timber frame.   The school fundraiser, to be held 17-19 March, provides the opportunity to view and purchase over 300 pieces of artwork created by more than 60 professional artists from throughout New Zealand, as well as art by the school’s students and teachers. To find...

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ARTrove - 13-17 March 2017, Asteron House

ARTrove - 13-17 March 2017, Asteron House

ARTrove will be putting on its sixth exhibition in March 2017. Artrove was established in 2011 by a group of three Wellington artists, Adele Eagleson, Kirsty Fyfe and Karen Hamilton-Smith.   ARTrove's philosophy is to make small art exhibitions accessible to people who might not visit established galleries, and to showcase Wellington artists. Artist participation is by invitation.  Every year artists from the Wellington region are invited to showcase their work in the annual ARTrove exhibition. Every year ARTrove raises funds for charity and in 2017 it will be supporting the Child Cancer Foundation. I am delighted to participate in ARTrove...

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Blackmore & Best - Small Works - 3 & 4 December 2016

Blackmore & Best - Small Works - 3 & 4 December 2016

Blackmore & Best Art Gallery and Studio are holding their Small Works Christmas Exhibition over the first weekend of December. Saturday and Sunday 3rd and 4th. 10am to 5pm. We are so excited to celebrate 6 years on the Peninsula, and being a really special part of Wellington's amazing creative scene. The affordable and elegant small works exhibition is also a time to celebrate an incredible year of successes, including Jane’s award winning artworks, some outstanding record live auction sales, and the release of Juliet’s new website www.julietbest.com We'll be showcasing some new gorgeous treats from our wonderful guest artists...

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