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  • George Baloghy

    George Baloghy (16)

    George Baloghy was born in Budapest in 1950 and emigrated as a child refugee to New Zealand in 1957. While studying for his Bachelor of Fine Arts at Elam in Auckland, Baloghy regularly wandered the streets of central Auckland taking pictures of building facades with a borrowed camera. Baloghy’s interest in the city and suburbia has continued throughout his career,…
  • Liam Barr

    Liam Barr (7)

    Liam Barr is a leading contemporary New Zealand artist. Barr’s finely honed skills communicate with delicacy, compassion and perception aspects of the human condition
  • Emma Bass

    Emma Bass (2)

    Emma Bass is an award-winning New Zealand artist, best known for her Imperfect & Embellish art series. Lusciously seductive, the striking compositions also deliver a sharp bite of reality. In a world obsessed with perfection, these portraits of flora ‘on the turn’ or augmented with paint and objects find beauty in decline and demise, and question the authenticity of enhancements.
  • Bridget Bidwill

    Bridget Bidwill (21)

    Bridget Bidwill uses her personal alphabet of shapes, merged with hints of reality (vessels, leaves and bottles) to create works of pictorial eloquence. Bidwill's works are held in many public and private collections throughout New Zealand.
  • John Blackburn

    John Blackburn (58)

    John Blackburn was born in Bedfordshire, England in 1932 and studied textile design at Maidenhead Art School in the early 1950s. After serving in the Royal Air Force he ventured to the South Pacific, where he met his New Zealander wife. After nearly a decade in New Zealand, by the time Blackburn returned to his native England in 1961, he…
  • Justin Boroughs

    Justin Boroughs (9)

    Justin Boroughs is highly renowned as a realist landscape painter. The landscapes that he paints are familiar, however, they always present a point of difference from reality.
  • Nigel Brown

    Nigel Brown (24)

    Nigel Brown has a systematic and workmanlike approach to painting. He works from an initial concept, which is the result of reading and extensive research.
  • Brendan Burns

    Brendan Burns (8)

    Brendan Burns currently lives and works in Cardiff. Burns creates large abstract paintings of the rock pools, lichen and organisms present on the Pembrokeshire coast.
  • Ray Ching

    Ray Ching (39)

    Ray Ching (also known as Raymond Ching) is renowned as New Zealand’s leading contemporary bird and figure painter.
  • Bronwynne Cornish

    Bronwynne Cornish (22)

    Bronwynne Cornish is one of New Zealand's best known makers of sculptural ceramics, with a career spanning over 40 years. Cornish’s approach towards her sculpture has earned her recognition and critical acclaim as a highly influential contributor to New Zealand ceramics and art education. Her work has been exhibited throughout the country, where she has had major shows in all New…
  • Anah Dunsheath

    Anah Dunsheath (9)

    Visual transformation and optical illusion are the key elements of Anah Dunsheath’s practice. Her works feature pronounced perspective and an often paradoxical relationship between 3-dimensional space and 2-dimensional surface.
  • John Edgar

    John Edgar (2)

    John Edgar One of New Zealand’s finest self-taught artists, John Edgar is a master of his craft. Working in stone for more than twenty years, his technique and abilities reflect both his strong links with, and passion for the environment. They reflect what we do with it and the unfortunate damage caused. Edgar’s work sits with a quiet elegance, ready…
  • Fatu Feu'u

    Fatu Feu'u (20)

    Fatu Feu’u is a renowned Samoan artist, acknowledged as both a leader and mentor within the Pacific arts community.
  • Hamish Foote

    Hamish Foote (5)

    Hamish Foote is a practicing artist, consistently exhibiting work in both private and public galleries since the early 1980s.
  • Nicky Foreman

    Nicky Foreman (16)

    Nicky Foreman’s current working practice has a strong connection with France. Her works are in essence, a hybrid of the two contrasting environments of France and New Zealand.
  • Marian Fountain

    Marian Fountain (86)

    Marian Fountain combines the inspiration of the rich diversity of European art, history and culture with her New Zealand roots and the cultures of the Pacific.
  • Fiona Garlick

    Fiona Garlick (10)

    Fiona Garlick After a 15 year career in film and television, mostly based in London,  Fiona moved to Cornwall to study Fine Arts at Falmouth College of Arts. It is here that she made her first medal “The Wave” which won First Prize for the British Art Medal Society Student Award in 2005, and became part of the BAMS collection at the British Museum. Fiona…
  • Aroha Gossage

    Aroha Gossage (13)

    Aroha Gossage graduated with a Masters of Art & Design (Honours) in 2015, Auckland University of Technology. Her Iwi (tribe) of Ngāti Wai, Ngāti Ati Awa and the hapu (sub-tribe) Ngāti Ruahine/Ruanui, Ngāti Manuhiri. Gossage has been represented at ARTIS Gallery since September 2016, when she exhibited in a joint exhibition ‘Waenga’ with Maori artist, Zena Elliott. During 2016 Gossage…
  • Bruce Hunt

    Bruce Hunt (12)

    Bruce Hunt’s epic depictions of the Otago and South Canterbury landscapes are powerful works, which sweep the eye over what appear to be seemingly endless sinewy vistas. These panoramic vistas are more than mere documentation – Hunt’s works evoke an emotional and spiritual response to the land. He explores the history, geology and myth that envelops the vast empty tussock-clad…
  • Ron Left

    Ron Left (18)

    Ron Left is a leading contemporary abstract artists, based in Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Andy Leleisi'uao

    Andy Leleisi'uao (8)

    Drawing together threads from such disparate sources as Stone Age rock art, classical Greek vase painting, Egyptian hieroglyphs, and Samoan siapa cloth, Andy Leleisi’uao speaks with a distinctive visual language.
  • Medal Art New Zealand

    Medal Art New Zealand (54)

    ARTIS Gallery artist
  • Richard Mathieson

    Richard Mathieson (5)

    Richard Mathieson has exhibited widely in New Zealand dealer and public galleries and has undertaken commissions for public spaces throughout New Zealand.
  • Siavash Momeny

    Siavash Momeny (16)

    Inferences of migration and change are prominent themes in Siavash Momeny’s paintings. He depicts objects wrapped in newspaper and although their surface is masked, the objects are usually clearly recognisable.
  • Josh Olley

    Josh Olley (4)

    Known primarily for his stunning work carved from stone, Joshua Olley creates works expressing his ethical and environmental values.
  • Peter Panyoczki

    Peter Panyoczki (12)

    Peter Panyoczki is a highly regarded mixed media artist, working in a hybrid of forms and mediums including painting, sculpture, installation, photography and digital technology.
  • JS Parker

    JS Parker (7)

    JS Parker is best known for his large impasto paintings within a grid format.
  • Elizabeth Rees

    Elizabeth Rees (11)

    Elizabeth Rees is a painter of mystery. Her work, across all its themes, suggests a moment caught and made solid with oil paint.
  • Ann Robinson

    Ann Robinson (8)

    Internationally recognised for her sculptural cast glass works, Ann Robinson has been at the forefront of national and international glass art for many years. With a practice that stretches back more than 40 years, Robinson’s continued innovation and experimentation have spearheaded the development of New Zealand glass art and ensured her recognition as a master in her field.
  • Michael Smither

    Michael Smither (11)

    Michael Smither was born in 1939 and is renowned as one of the leading painters in New Zealand today. His paintings are held in public collections throughout New Zealand, including Te Papa Tongarewa – Wellington, Auckland City Art Gallery and Govett-Brewster Art Gallery in New Plymouth. Smither is mainly known for his iconic super-realist paintings and screen prints, though he also creates sculpture.…
  • Terry Stringer

    Terry Stringer (8)

    Terry Stringer is a leading New Zealand sculptor and a key figure in the history of art in New Zealand. Born in Cornwall, England in 1946, Stringer trained at Elam School of Fine Arts at the University of Auckland. He graduated with Honours in 1967 and in the following years received virtually every significant scholarship and award available to New Zealand…
  • Llew Summers

    Llew Summers (9)

    Llew Summers' monumental sculptures in bronze, concrete and stone are highly visible in public spaces throughout New Zealand.
  • Rick Swain

    Rick Swain (4)

    Rick Swain is a leading New Zealand sculptor, who draws his inspiration for his work from New Zealand's natural beauty.
  • Sir Grahame Sydney

    Sir Grahame Sydney (1)

    Grahame Sydney is one of New Zealand’s major artists and his work spans over four decades.
  • Marté Szirmay

    Marté Szirmay (39)

    Art making for Marté Szirmay is about creating a language of signs and symbols that transcend regional, cultural and social limitations.
  • Rudy van der Pol

    Rudy van der Pol (3)

    ARTIS Gallery artist
  • Weston Frizzell

    Weston Frizzell (12)

    Weston Frizzell has shaped an art brand that is a distillation of the kiwi psyche in a global context.
  • Jim Wheeler

    Jim Wheeler (25)

    A full-time art practitioner since 1989, Jim Wheeler has been exhibiting for over thirty years
  • Mervyn Williams

    Mervyn Williams (33)

    Although best known as a painter, throughout his distinguished career Mervyn Williams’ artistic practice has also encompassed design, printmaking and sculpture
  • Pamela Wolfe

    Pamela Wolfe (4)

    Pamela Wolfe is regarded as one of New Zealand's pre-eminent painters and is renowned for her beautiful vibrant canvases of large flowers.


  • Don Driver

    Don Driver (13)

    Don Driver was born in Hastings in 1930. He was largely self-taught. Since his early beginnings as an artist he was an astute and avid reader of modern art traditions, with his exploration into the nature of 'art' producing some of the most compelling and significant art of his time. "Driver has a longstanding fascination with the formal and fetishistic…
  • Michael Reed

    Michael Reed (4)

    Michael Reed Michael Reed is an artist who works with a range of media. Much of his work is aligned with the long history of printmaking as a vehicle for social and political comment. The versatility of print provides him with the opportunity to mix old and new media and materials in a variety of formats and scales, both traditional…