summer arts wheel work

The Raglan Community Clay Shed

THE RAGLAN COMMUNITY CLAY SHED The Clay Shed features the creative endeavours of local clay artists. From large sculptures and object d’art to functional pieces of all sizes, the clay artists use hand-building techniques as well as wheel work to create a stunning array of ceramic art. Old School Arts Centre, 5 Stewart Street  07…

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A Seaside Attraction

A SEASIDE ATTRACTION Stuart Shephard is a Raglan based artist who has worked internationally for many years. For this project he is teaming with the artist Margaret Feeney, in responding to the special dynamics of the old scout hall. Both artists have worked in the NZ tertiary education sector and in community contexts. The Old…

Hayley Hamilton painting

Hayley Hamilton

HAYLEY HAMILTON I consider myself to be an illustrator, a visual storyteller and then a painter. After the practical restraints of using clay artistically for so many years I love the freedom of painting. To paint has always been my treat, my indulgence and an essential part of my creativity. I am striving for a…

Jane Galloway Portrait

Jane Galloway

JANE GALLOWAY Jane Galloway is an Elam graduate whose creativity encompasses a range of styles and media-abstract painting, portraits, landscapes and prints inspired by the history of art and furnishing design with New Zealand flora and fauna as subject matter. Jane’s work method for her limited edition prints includes painting and drawing on paper, collage…

Jean Carbon

Jean Carbon – C’bon Textiles

JEAN CARBON – C’BON TEXTILES Jean Carbon, textile artisan, fashion designer, traveller and teacher. My passion is fabric; it’s history and origins, and the many ways it can be patterned, coloured and decorated to create garments or works of art. I use the ancient resist dying techniques of Shibori and clamped blocks to pattern sumptuous…

Julian Godfery portrait

Julian Godfery

JULIAN GODFERY Julian has his own unique view of the world which can be seen in his drawings involving intense pattern-making with fine-tipped pens. People often find his naïve drawings of simple subjects very moving. His original drawings are very small. They are reproduced and available as larger sized prints which are extremely lightfast. He…

Karin Bettley

KARIN BETTLEY Karin Bettley is a ceramic artist living in coastal Raglan. A love of nature, people and a sense of landscape, mood and movement is evident in her work which is both hand built and thrown on the wheel. Karin makes both sculptural pieces and homewares. “So often I am at the heart of…

Marianne Aschenbrenner

Marianne Aschenbrenner

MARIANNE ASCHENBRENNER Since February 2019 I have lived in Whaingaroa (Raglan). Originally coming from Germany in the late 80’s, I fell in love with the wild and magical beauty of Aotearoa New Zealand. I started weaving while I lived up North and was taught by my master teacher Elke Radewald. I attended a Weaving Waananga…

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Marise Rarere

MARISE RARERE Marise is a full time artist working from Artists at Work Studios and Gallery, 5B Wainui Road, (behind Zinnia). The past year has been very busy juggling running the new art space, which she shares with artist Jane Galloway, with finding time to create her drawings and paintings. She is also currently researching…

Mary Spacapan

Mary Spacapan

MARY SPACAPAN In pursuit of all that is beautiful. Mary Spacapan’s work is strongly gestural, using colour, composition and rich, buildable texture to explore the animated nature of our whenua. Her latest body of work serves as a heart map to her examination into the subject of identity as it relates to space and place.…