A range of pop-up galleries including artist studios, artist collectives, host venues and more.
Waitotara School Pop-up Gallery
St Mark’s Church, Kaipo Street, Waitotara
Open: Fri 30 & Sat 31 October
Sunday 1 November
10.00am – 3.00pm
Nestled in the quaint Waitotara Village lies the beautiful St Mark’s Church. Waitotara School students have enjoyed exploring a variety of art making conventions for their very first pop up gallery and exhibition.
Some art items for sale from contributing guest artists.
Ōhawe Creative Community
Ōhawe Community Hall
End of Ōhawe Rd, Ōhawe Beach, Hāwera
Open: Daily 9.00am - 4.00pm
An eclectic mix of 2D & 3D artworks, crafts, plants and produce for sale by a local collective of artists hosted at their community hall. Located five minutes drive from Surf Highway 45, just north of Hāwera, Ōhawe Beach is a stunning location for a cup of tea with the artists or for a picnic.
Amy Thompson: Fantasy sculpture
Anne Goulden: Embroidery, Busy Books
Angela McAlpine: Painting, glass
Dave Lee & Anne-Maree Godfrey: Poetry
Caryl Murray: Mixed media, paintings, prints
Sylvia Thompson: Upcycled, nature art
Tracey Christodoulou: Textiles, sculpture
Reeve Hokopaura: Māori carving
Myron Bent: Nature influenced paintings
Taranaki Arts Trail
30 & 31 October & 1 November 2020
Open: 9.30am - 4.30pm daily
A new partnership with the Taranaki Garden Festival means both festivals open over the same weekend in Spring, presenting a dual programme for the first time. Joining the events will enhance the natural affinity between culture and creativity. Visitors can expect to enjoy and experience a diverse array of work on display, with both nationally and internationally recognised artists and gardens throughout the whole Taranaki region. Established in 2014, the Taranaki Arts Trail provides the public with a unique opportunity to meet with over 80 artists in their studios and workshops. Ultimately, the aim of the Taranaki Arts Trail is to build a greater understanding in the community of the processes involved and the skills required in creating a work of art.
Admission and brochures are free for visitors. South Taranaki listings include:
Eltham: Mark Bellringer presents his photography at The Bank.
Maree Liddington is a weaver, her home studio has three working looms.
Hāwera: Cherol Filbee creates paintings, sculpture and drawings in her garden workshop.
Hollard Gardens, Kaponga: Michelle Rowland and Susie Harrop are both painters with a realist approach to their subjects.
Ōpunakē: Rhonda Crawford paints in her studio at the rear of The Emporium gallery. Viv Davy presents fibre works in her custom studio/gallery and Grethe Hansen paints from nature, mainly in oils.
Rahotu: Laura (Lulu) Buchanan mainly creates ceramics form her home studio, also sculpture and photography.