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
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
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
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
Toni Hartill – Solo Exhibition & Artist Residency
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
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
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
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
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
Faculty of Business, Design and Service Industries
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 … Read more