Below are some of the artists who have exhibited at our gallery.

  • Toni Hartill

    Toni Hartill

    Toni Hartill – Printmaker, book maker, creator of magical dream vessels. The time has come – Toni is here, the exhibition is open to the public with the Opening Celebration on Sunday 12th November 2023 from 1 pm. I have been getting to know Toni in more depth as part of the lead up to… Read more

  • Tanya Doty – Heartstone Baskets

    Tanya Doty – Heartstone Baskets

    Tanya Doty has been crafting willow baskets from her workshop in Upper Moutere since her first basket making course with Golden Bay basketmaker Peter Greer in 2008. Largely self taught since then Tanya is firmly addicted to basket making and spends most of her days bending bundles of willow sticks into baskets. Tanya describes her practice:… Read more

  • Cathy Jane Designs – Cathy Jane Brickhill.

    Cathy Jane Designs – Cathy Jane Brickhill.

    Mountain Whispers 17th August – 25th September 2023 Website: Instagram: @cathyjanedesigns Facebook: We are excited to be adding Cathy Jane Brickhill of Cathy Jane Designs to our community of artists here at the studio gallery. Many of you will know her outstanding stitched works but for this opportunity Cathy Jane has been working… Read more

  • viv davy

    viv davy

    weaver, botanical dyer and printer, knitter, slow stitcher, gallerist. Viv is the very happy and privileged owner of ‘from out of the blue studio gallery’. There is a statement about this part of Viv’s life at the front of this website : There is also an interview done by Venture Taranaki about the informing… Read more

  • Marilyn Rea-Menzies

    Marilyn Rea-Menzies

    from out of the blue studio gallery is very honoured to host Marilyn Rea-Menzie’s solo exhibition Extinction is Forever April 27th – May 29th 2023. Marilyn is a very unusual artist in the New Zealand Fibre Scene – she has chosen since the 1970’s to live solely by making her art which is traditional handwoven… Read more

  • Donna Dinsdale

    Donna Dinsdale

    Tutor Faculty of Business, Design and Service Industries Creative, Fashion Donna teaches the Fashion Design major within the Bachelor of Creative Industries at Toi Ohomai. She holds a Bachelor of Design from Otago University and a Master of Design from Auckland University of Technology. “I love learning about cultural influences in art and design and sharing my knowledge… Read more