Christchurch illustrator/designer/artist Sarah Greig got her Fine Arts degree back in the day and has since worked in a variety of jobs including shoe and bag designer, graphic designer, and ski patroller! After living in in Antwerpen, Belgium for a decade she moved back to Christchurch in 2014 to start a new adventure. Working primarily in watercolour and dip-pen, she loves to create quirky artworks inspired by nature.
Glen and Linda Turner are the creative minds behind Studio Three Two Four, a Christchurch-based small business specialising in striking wooden mosaic wall art and home decor pieces – all created from locally sourced materials. Glen has been making one off items for many years using the resources available to him. Whether it’s a piece of furniture, custom wood art or a home decor item, he has always enjoyed what he does and the sense of satisfaction that comes with it.
This delightful original Lino-cut print, Paddock to Market by Mrs W Lino Prints, is inspired by New Zealand’s fertile land – showing off our vineyards and cropping land. There’s a touch of the quirky added… look closely!
We love this woodcut representation of Aotearoa’s own tuatara, available now from JSP on Felt
Night: landscape in atmospheric blues by DuvalSmith. An original work in acrylic ink on paper.
Blue Water is a set of two original acrylic paintings on boxed canvas by Auckland-based artist Kara Rohrstaff. Heavily textured with varying shades of blues and white, the texture increases and decreases as the color deepens and lightens.
Waiotemarama Willow Pattern is a print by Allan Gale, created in his studio in the secluded bush valley at Waitomarama, South Hokianga. The kauri wood used to make this print is hand carved and printed using a traditional technique.
Emmaline Bailey of Bailey’s Alchemy is a self-taught artist, born and raised in Auckland. Known mostly for her eclectic mix of the mystical and macabre, with classically pretty and beautiful imagery, she has continuously developed her pop-surrealist style across a broad range of mediums…
For John Jepson of Kanuka Glen, using upcycled timber as the canvas for his beautiful native bird art meets an urgent need to reduce our waste as a society…