Barbara’s home and studio is in Tottenham, north of Toronto. She graduated from the Ontario College of Art, after attending Sheridan School of Design. She discovered the silk painting technique while at O.C.A. Barbara operated a small textile business creating … Read more
Bio for Anne Garvey
I have been working with textiles all my life, learning to knit in the winter of my 7th year, and later, in my teens, teaching myself to sew on my Mum’s “Baby Singer”, using my Grandmother’s … Read more
Dorothy Andrews was born in Norfolk, England and emigrated to New Zealand with her young family in 1975. Taranaki has been her home since then.
Art came later in life with a Bachelor of Fine Art gained at WITT, New … Read more
Selected works by New Zealand members of The Surface Design Association.
January 7th to February 15th 2021
The Theme: Dreaming Of The Future.
In these times of huge upheaval socially, financially … Read more
From the 18th of February Ōtaki based artist Birgit Moffatt will show her latest work in her solo exhibition ‘Dialogue with Papatūānuku’ at our gallery ‘from out of the blue studio gallery’ in Opunake. We are very excited to have this … Read more
MFA (Auckland) PhD (Waikato).
Tribal Affiliations: Ngā Puhi and Ngāti Ruanui
Donna Campbell is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies at the University of Waikato. … Read more
Jenny is from Taranaki and has a very wide ranging art practice. She often explores environmental issues in her works. Jenny describes her practice below:
Over recent years I have used fibre and fabric to make contemporary art works, often … Read more
Bernice has earned herself a reputation as a felt maker of enormous energy and joy. Bernice has written about her practice and inspiration below:
My relationship with felt began when I reluctantly went with my late mother to a national … Read more
Pam brings a wide variety of interests into her art practice. Here is her short bio in her own words:
I am a weaver and textile artist with a background in applied science and history of art. The works I … Read more