A Trio of Exhibitions: Artists Open Studios

Space presents a trio of solo exhibitions in our new premises for the annual Artists Open Studios Event. Gallery 1: Fleur Wickes Gallery 2: Glen Hutchins Pop-up Gallery: Sarah Williams Our artist studios are open in parallel (64 Taupo Quay upstairs) featuring Laura Papple, Perry Davies, Sandy de Kock, Amy Blackburn, & Patrick Cush. Space Stockroom will also feature a … Read More


Read More

Encore

A Space selected Group Exhibition with works from 2019 Open Studios Missed the event? Never fear- we’ve handpicked a selection of works from the 2019 trail for you to enjoy! Tanya Hayton/ Leigh Anderton-Hall/ Fiona McGowan/ Katie Brown/ Rita Dibert/ Craig Winton/ Prakash Patel (Featured)/ David Traub (Featured)/ Lorraine Webb/ Dan Mills/ Ivan Vostinar/ Mike Marsh/ Catherine Macdonald/ Mark Rayner/ … Read More


Read More

Perry Davies, Islands of Bite

Set in the raw landscape of New Zealand’s South Island high country, these works confront the viewer in an intense flood of furry incisions washed with gravelly tones.   They are collographs – printed from textured and scratched board onto 300gsm Fabriano printmaking paper.   Davies exhibited his printmaking between 1984 and 1994,  both within New Zealand and overseas.  He … Read More


Read More

Cam Munroe

SMASH For the small works in Smash I continue my love of a central shape-form and develop each separately but with red and some in pencil as a unifying theme. I hardly ever use red in my work. I have a love/hate relationship with it. I feel if used at all it needs to dominate and smash all other colours … Read More


Read More

Fleur Wickes, Tenderness

An artist’s photographic and symbolic exploration of gentleness, kindness, and affection, as well as sensitivity to pain. Viewing until the 6th of April Space Studio & Gallery {Gallery 1} 66 Taupo Quay As part of the Artists Open Studios Event this exhibition is open: 10am-4.30pm, Saturday/Sunday on the 23rd + 24th/ 30th + 31st March. The Works: Works are an … Read More


Read More

Craig Winton

Balance, Shape & Form Handmade Jewellery, using traditional metal working techniques, Roll printing, beautiful beads and set gemstones Viewing until 4th May Gallery 1- Space Studio & Gallery 66 Taupo Quay The Works- Necklaces: Reversible Mother of Pearl necklace $1200 Black faceted onyx and marquise obsidian $700 Rutilated quartz, sterling silver and 18 ct. gold necklace with pink tourmaline catch … Read More


Read More

Leonie Sharp

Kintsugi Kintsugi is built on the idea of strength and beauty in imperfection. When a ceramic object breaks, the kintsugi technique involves using gold dust and resin (or lacquer) to reattach the broken pieces. The resulting piece thus incorporates the unique cracks in its design, and the gold lines add to the beauty of the piece while strengthening it. This … Read More


Read More

Glen Hutchins, Risk Fate

Glen’s new work explores the medium of paint and the act or painting through the ideas of order, structure, repetition, risk, chance and chaos. Viewing until 6th of April Space Studio & Gallery {Gallery 2} 66 Taupo Quay As part of the Artists Open Studios Event this exhibition is open: 10am-4.30pm, Saturday/Sunday on the 23rd + 24th / 30th +31st … Read More


Read More

I Sing the Body Electric

An exhibition by Michael Haggie and Catherine Macdonald celebrating the classical art of life drawing What is life drawing? Life drawing is the activity of drawing live, typically nude, models.Life drawing is a very private but not prurient activity.  It takes place in a quiet studio room.  The nude body is there to be discovered by drawing unashamedly.  The body is acknowledged … Read More


Read More

Renee & Juliet: Sound Session at Space

Juliet McLean & Renee Millner blend their unique musical styles together for a special International Women’s Day performance. $10 presale/ $15 door sale As part of the La Fiesta! Programme Friday 8th March, 7-9pm Space Studio & Gallery


Read More