Works from Jan Macneil are often available in the gallery. This exhibition gives Jan’s exquisite inventive knitted works a place in the spotlight. Jan is an exploratory maker – she loves to combine beads, threads, colours, wires … Read more
TUTOR: Anne Garvey
DATE: Saturday 12th November 2022
LOCATION: from out of the blue studio galley, 18 Halse Place, Ōpūnake.
TIME: 10am -4pm Shared Lunch. Tea and Coffee supplied.
PRICE: $50 Maximum of 6 people.… 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
Felt Works by New Zealand Fibre Artists Julie Lumsden and Kath O’Halloran
Is Reality What We See or What We Feel?
On until 21st June 2021.
The two artists represented in this exhibition … Read more
Te Puke, New Zealand. Member of the SDA NZ regional Group.
Heather has a deep love of wool and of gardens. Her works reflect these influences. Here she describes her own creative life:
I have knitted and crocheted making garments … Read more
Member of the New Zealand Regional group of The Surface Design Association.
Finola is in a very exploratory phase of her creative career. here she describes her artistic journey.
After living with artistic and musically talented siblings and spending my … Read more
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
Bio for Anne Garvey
Anne is the tutor for our current workshop courses using up-cycling and repurposing of textiles that can no longer satisfactorily perform their original task.
See the workshop pages in the drop down menu for the details … 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