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Sustainable Creativity – Sustaining the Art of Quiltmaking 

The Stellar Quilters

February 1st – March 11th 2024

from out of the blue studio gallery is very proud that our February exhibition space will be occupied by the group of seriously environmentally aware quilters – The Stellar Quilters. This … Read more

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Tracey Sullivan

Artist Residency 12th June – 15th July 2024.

It will be a new kind of residency for our studio gallery to be welcoming Tracey Sullivan. Tracey is primarily a poet, writer but is developing an increasing body of works expressing … Read more

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The Beach – A Summertime Collection

This collection was an open call to all textile practitioners both in Aotearoa and Offshore.

Our planet is largely composed of water so, as humans, we are intimately connected to beaches on all kinds of levels. Globally beaches are places … Read more

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Lee-Anne Sheather

Handle with Care

Solo Exhibition 6th June 2024 – 15th July 2024

Artist Residency 4th June – 10th June 2024.


Lea-Anne Sheather is an artist who resides on the edge of a bush reserve in the Bay of … Read more

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Viv’s Garden Story

This year we are very excited ( and a little anxious!) to be opening up the gallery garden as part of The Sustainable Backyards Trail at the end of October . The garden is a very important part of the … Read more

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Waymarkers – Into The Unknown.

Toni Hartill – Solo Exhibition & Artist Residency

9 November


17 December 2023

Waymark N (Navigation) a symbol or signpost marking the route of a footpath

Toni Hartill, well known print maker and paper artist, has been involved with the gallery for the past year or so and we … Read more

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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 … Read more

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The Cupboard Collection 2023 Annual Solo Exhibition by Viv Davy.

Taranaki Arts Trail.

September 28th – November 8th 2023.

The year in review

It has been a very interesting year for the studio gallery as we gradually move our lives back into slightly more familiar patterns of functioning and the … Read more