LOST IN A CUBOID

77 Artist: Annette Matthews,  Tasmania, Australia Year: 2019 This mural by Annette was the winner of the 2019 NZ Mural contest. It is her interpretation of the theme ‘Life is not what it seems’. The illusion (or judgement) is that this child is: timewaster  addicted, anti-social, sedentary, bluelightexpose, leftbehind, but the truth is he is…

TE WAO TAPU NUI O TANE MAHUTA

76 Artist: Shane Walker,  Mount Maunganui Year: 2019 This mural was joint project between Katikati Open Air Art and the Department of Conservation (DOC). It was produced to highlight the story of the Kauri tree, its importance to the Katikati community and encourage us to help protect the trees from the destructive disease, ‘Kauri Dieback’…

Swing Bridge

75 Artist: Marc & Debbie Spijkerbosch,  Rotorua Year: 2018 With the opening of the new ‘Arts Junction’ building in the old library / Information Centre, Marc and Debbie were commissioned to produce a ‘trompe l’oeil’ image of Katikati on the floor of the entrance way, welcoming you into the new arts and information centre.

Swing Bridge

75 Artist: Marc & Debbie Spijkerbosch,  Rotorua Commissioned: 2018 With the opening of the new ‘Arts Junction’ building in the old library / Information Centre, Marc and Debbie were commissioned to produce a ‘trompe l’oeil’ image of Katikati on the floor of the entrance way, welcoming you into the new arts and information centre