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Majestic Life Exhibition

Growing up in Browns Bay on Auckland’s North Shore, Jonathan Grange began his interest in airbrush art as a young teenager. With a fascination of science fiction art and reading 2000 AD comics, combined with a passion for tinkering and studying how things work, Jonathan became obsessed with the precision of the airbrush and its…

Follow Me Exhibition

An exhibition of acrylic landscapes by Barbara von Seida Barbara von Seida is a Coromandel artist whose main body of work features New Zealand landforms. “I am lucky to live in a very painterly area surrounded by magnificent scenery,” says Barbara. “Nature provides me with endless inspiration, however it is not my intention to describe…

Katikati Festival of Arts – coming in October 2021!

Katikati Festival of Arts celebrates all things Art during October 2021 as we light up the town with lights, art, theatre, music and film. We invite you to visit our lively little community during October to enjoy an art experience designed to thrill, inspire and to light up your day. Our diverse range of events…

Art: Weird & Wonderful Exhibition

Art: Weird & Wonderful is the new exhibition in the Carlton Gallery. A group of artists  from all over New Zealand that has one shared interest: art, INTERESTING art are exhibiting at the Carlton Gallery. They are arranging an extraordinary exhibition combining different mediums to create unique pieces. Nothing will be plain. Exhibition open 15th…

Simply ‘Harakeke’

The latest Carlton Gallery exhibition features Lisa M Passmore using Harakeke/Native NZ Flax as a medium to explore and develop traditional and contemporary techniques of Maori weaving, raranga and whatu, with a focus on more sculptural forms of known vessels.  She has recently started incorporating other global traditional techniques of weaving into her pieces, namely…

‘Blooming Isolation’ at the Carlton Gallery

Exhibition from 15th February – 28th February. Michelle Judge is a glass artist living in Katikati. Her exhibition came to life during Lockdown when she found herself working from home. In between many zoom calls, Michelle scribbled thoughts and doodles – flowers were the images that kept flowing out of her pen – and the…

Latest Carlton Gallery Exhibition – ‘….it’s been a bit of a weird one…’

Carol Bisset is a Tauranga based artist and teacher with a studio at the Incubator in the Historic Village; she has exhibited extensively across New Zealand and Australia. Ongoing recent events connected to the pandemic outbreak have tested our resolve to stay connected physically and emotionally. For many of us it has made us examine…

Latest Carlton Gallery Exhibition – Two Prints and a Painting 

The latest exhibition from 18th January – 31st January 2021 features painters and printmakers from the Eastern Coromandel. Artists include: Liz Hart, Jane Parson, Paula McNeill, Susan Dunster, Joanne Mahoney, Colleen Waite, Kay deBlaauw, Tina Carey, Verena Tagmann, Leanne Litherland. They’re a group of enthusiastic, like minded, emerging and established artists working together as printmakers and painters who develop and explore the unlimited opportunities offered to the artist through various mixed media processes as seen in this…

Looking Back at 2019/2020

(Highlights of the Katikati Open Air Art President, Steve Graveson’s AGM Report) 2020 has been one of the most eventful years in not only our history, but our nations and the worlds for quite a while. The world we currently live in is so different from the world of a year ago. Who would have…

A Celebration of New Zealand Birds and Butterflies

The latest exhibition at the Carlton Gallery features delightful water colour paintings by Lois Edmonds of our native birds, butterflies and bumble bees. Original paintings available priced from $95-$225 as well as cards. Meet the artist: Lois will be painting in the gallery each day from 10am-2pm. Visit Carlton Gallery @The Arts Junction, 36 Main…

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