The joint event of Artbay Gallery’s 15th Birthday & the release of Akarua’s 25 Steps. Through their own experience and expressions, 5 Artists have created artworks, to tempt you back to relive childhood nostalgia; the fantasy world of Alice in Wonderland, and the infamous Mad Hatters Tea Party.
Memories of New Zealand's Precious Trees and Birds. An interview with landscape artist Michael Moore
He’s well-known for his minimalist-inspired depictions. He has exhibited nationally for more than 30 years and his acrylic and oil paintings appear in private and public collections around the world. His latest exhibition at Artbay Gallery June 24th – July 12th showcases his newest artworks.
Internationally renowned artist Virut to personally open his first New Zealand show.
After phenomenal success in Asia, Virut gained global attention and held sell-out shows in Amsterdam (2017) and Bahrain (2018). Artbay Gallery Director Pauline Bianchi says she is “very, very excited” to host Virut’s first New Zealand show.
Discover more about the inspiration behind this incredible collection of large-scale works...
Born in Auckland in 1984, Sofia’s father worked as a civil engineer, work which took him and his family around the world. Sofia spent her childhood in Samoa, Sri Lanka and China and returned to New Zealand as a teenager. It’s this mix of cultures and her mixed heritage which has inspired and informed her distinctive, award-winning artwork. Read more here.
The latest collection to arrive at Artbay is new works by award-winning Queenstown sculptor Tony O’Keefe.
He’s known for his use of recycled materials, particularly locally found steel. When you take home a Tony O’Keefe sculpture, quite often you’re taking home a piece of Central Otago history. Read more here.