This exhibition is Viv’s annual solo show, this year with a slightly different twist. Viv is a multi-discipline textile artist whose studio is situated above the gallery at ‘from out of the blue studio gallery’. The past year has been … Read more
Beauty and The Beast
Beauty and the Beast
Solo Exhibition by Isla Fabu
03/03/2022 – 11/04/2022
The gallery is tranquil but stimulating – what a wonderful combination for an exhibition in these times. Works made with infinite care and exquisite detail … Read more
A winter collection of art and textile makings by NZ artists and makers exploring all the associations we have around the word ‘Warmth”. These are all new works and have all been made using only natural materials.
This collection is … Read more
Made Over – Preserving & Reinterpreting
A two part exhibition celebrating treasured domestic textiles
On until 10th May 2021.
Part One: The Flour Sack Challenge.
Six artists were given a vintage flour sack with printed … Read more
Mountain Whispers – Cathy Jane Designs – Cathy Brickhill
17th August – 25th September 2023
To complete our Winter schedule for 2023 we are delighted to be hosting Cathy Jane Designs with a collection of works inspired by her roots. As Cathy writes:
This exhibition is about my hometown … Read more
Altered Book Making Workshop
TUTOR: Pravina Phillips
DATE: Sunday 2nd July 2023
LOCATION: from out of the blue studio galley, 18 Halse Place, Ōpūnake.
TIME: 9.30am – 2.30pm. Shared Lunch. Tea and Coffee supplied.
PRICE: $50 Maximum of 8 people.
Pravina Phillips recently exhibited … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
He Korowai Mahana. To Be Cloaked In The Comfort Of Whakapapa.
Donna Dinsdale – Solo Exhibition. Retrospective and New Works.
13th July – 14th August 2023
Donna has described how this beautiful invitation was conceived and it’s connection to the exhibition.
The background letter is a transcripted letter of my Mum’s … Read more
With A “Flour-ish”!
Anne Garvey – Solo Exhibition.
June 1st – July 10th 2023
Anne Garvey has a long running involvement with our studio gallery, both as a contributing artist and as an instructor. We have been waiting some time to see the … Read more
Felicity has been an exhibitor at from out of the blue studio gallery several times. This time round she is part of the trio that has come together for Three By Two – Ways with A Needle. This exhibition is … Read more
Stitcher, embroiderer, textile artist from New Plymouth.
One of the three artists contributing to Three By Two – Ways With A Needle. Open to the public from March 17th to April 24th 2023.
Wendy Johnstone, New Plymouth textile artist is … Read more
Pravina Phillips is a first time exhibiting artist at from out of the blue studio gallery and we are enjoying a very sharp sense of humour in her portfolio of works. Many of Pravina’s works combine upcycling with social messages. … Read more