Arts Collective Artists
Charcoal drawings specializing in portraits.
I have dabbled in art over the years, having used most mediums, but have found my niche in charcoal portraiture over the last couple of years. At present I am doing commission work of both people and animals from photos.
P: 07 8658924 or 0212119879
Maureen has several wood fire kilns. Work is mostly fired in a large anagama kiln over three days. Work is hand built using clay found on the property.
A: 2294 Waihi Whangamata Road
Contemporary Maori Weaving
In 2013 I completed a degree in Maori Art specialising in Harakeke. I moved to Whangamata in 2013 and continue to weave from my home and welcome visitors to come and view my current work.
Please call to make a time to visit:
P: 07 8658548 or 0275607430 E: email@example.com
Ian is a photographer based in Kuaotunu in the Coromandel. He runs Seascape Photographic Adventures offering photography workshops at some of the Coromandel’s most beautiful places. He exhibits regularly in the UK and New Zealand. He started professionally in 2009 and was accredited by the Royal Photographic Society in 2012.
UK: +447788 404827
NZ: +64 211347865
Painter in Oils,
Children's book Illustrator
Karyn, loves painting colour, texture, nature, she also loves painting people.
Her current series "The Aristocrats" tells a story of our ancestors and the excesses of the time of Louis XVI.
As an award winning artist, Karyn's paintings are found in galleries and private collections in New Zealand and other countries around the world.
A: 12 Gibbs Place, Kinloch, Taupo
Please do call in if you are around the area
Paintings and Mosaics
Jenny enjoys painting with oils - usually old buildings and fish. For a variation she also does Mosaics and holds classes for this once a week.
A: 141 Lorraine Place, Whangamata
P: 078657043 mob: 0274834535
Moving to Whangamata in 2015; - becoming a weaver hadn’t entered my mind! Events have led me to amazingly talented people who willingly give of their time and share their knowledge. I have much to learn and fabrics to create. I intend to pay it forward – Weaving is my passion!
A: 102 Moana Anu Anu Avenue, Whangamata
P: 07561 6152 M - 021 112 3997
Mosaics and Poppies
A: 402 Williamson Road,
Studio Timeless design
Felting,weaving,with wool,silk,cotton,found objects.
Fashion accessories and wall hangings.
A: 315 Opoutere Rd, Opoutere
Gallery on Brenton
Mixed media artist
Working mainly with flax and natural materials, such as shell and feathers, weaved onto mesh to create patterns and scenes.
My inspiration comes from the landscape and colours of the beautiful Coromandel.
A: 27 Brenton Place, Whangamata
Painter and Sculptor
Vivid landscapes and seascapes in oils, figure studies and pet portraits in soft pastels. Tall elegant garden-sculptures in white cement and marble-dust.
Please call to make an appointment.
A: Studio at 132 Isabel St.
Artist in acrylic & watercolour
Please ring to check I’m in
A:Studio -140 Moana Anu Anu Ave, Whangamata
Studio: Wild Essence
Working with recycled native timbers, collected bits, mixed media creations, acrylic on canvas, soft stone carving, hand built pottery, & floral art. I also blend essential oils & work from home as a massage therapist.
Visits strictly by appointment.
A: 137 McKellar Pl, Whangamata
P: 07 8659145 02102744650
Kate Jones Madill
Kate is a professional painter with a long history of collective & solo exhibitions, both in New Zealand and internationally.
An expressionist abstract artist, her work is recognized by her strong vibrant palette and attention to texture. Kate executes a series of works until the subject is exhausted: "from conception to finality".
A: 423 Otahu Rd, Whangamata
P: 07 8656655 0272555672
My drawing medium is charcoal and chalk. started learning to draw portraits two years ago with Chris Cartwright as my tutor.
Mixed media artist
Wendy Walls combines gels, pastes, acrylics, inks and heavy body paints to produce paintings rich in colour and texture. Wendy also teaches mixed media art classes in Whitianga and other North Island locations. She is a Golden Certified Instructor for Golden Artist Colors of New York.
A: 24A Coghill Street, Whitianga
P: 021 0858 9708
Medium: printmaking, mixed media
Lynne is a printmaker, exploring the techniques of drypoint etching and collagraphs; much of her imagery is based in New Zealand iconography.
Since living in Whangamata, she has also ventured into mixed media and acrylic painting, inspired by the land and sea forms of Whangamata.
A: 102 Moore Place, Whangamata.
P: 078656394 021487098
Artworks Studio - Artist & Tutor
I trained as an art teacher and enjoy painting in many media seascapes and the coastal scenery of the Coromandel. I tutor adult students we all have a lot of fun.
A: 421 Given Avenue
P: 07 8658197
Airbrush, Spray Gun &
Brush Painted Artwork.
Using colour-fast automotive acrylic lacquer on a variety of substrates, from surfboards to sign and art board. Achieving different effects using a number of painting techniques.
Winner of the ‘Harcourts - Whangamata Art Challenge 2017’. Artwork commissions undertaken, so please make contact for a no obligation chat.
Please call to make an appt
A: 31C Herbert Drive, Whangamata
P: 021-126- 4520
Watercolour, Mixed Media
I began painting after taking brush painting lessons while living in Singapore.
My work is varied from transparent watercolours to more contemporary mixed media.
I am always looking to learn new techniques and using different media.
My art is influenced by my coastal environment and time spent in Asia
For studio visits please phone first
A: 107 Riverview Rd, Whangamata
Oils and other mediums
Apart from oils I paint and explore all mediums. I have also taught these subjects.
After recovering from a serious accident in 1982 we moved to Queenland in 1988.
1992 I found I could paint again and entered 2 competitions, winning an award and a highly commended. I then attained my certificate and diploma in Art at TAFE Hervey Bay. I also attended numerous workshops while living in Queensland before returning to New Zealand in 2009.
Please phone to make sure I am home, or make an appointment
A: 2 Tui Road Te Aroha.
P: 07 8844009
I enjoy studying, exploring, and manipulating the interactions of fibres and threads in loom weaving, hand spinning yarns, knitting and crochet.
My passion is to create fabrics that inspire sensory, aesthetic and practical responses.
At present I'm working with fine wools, Cotton, linen, and silk wool blends.
Ted is a local Whangamata artist. He is of Ngati Rangitihi (Te Arawa) descent and has Scottish and English heritage.
Formerly, as a landscaper & designer, Ted installed his large sculptures in many of the gardens he created.
He works mainly with concrete, timber, copper and resins as well as colouring using oxides and acid stains.
A: 327 Linton Crescent, Whangamata
Please phone to make an appointment
Sue is a local artist who loves to explore all kinds of medium in her art. Her current focus is on up-cycling, repurposing and embellishing old pieces of wood to create a 'one of a kind' art piece.