Greg Straight is an artist known for his confident ‘kiwi cool’ aesthetic and brightly coloured graphics. His artwork reflects his engagement with the landscapes of NZ – bush, town, beach, mountain and read more
Richard (Dick) Frizzell is one of New Zealand’s most successful and high profile contemporary artists. Frizzell studied art at the Canterbury School of Arts from 1960-1964 and was employed in advertising before moving to Auckland to lecture at Elam School of Fine Arts. Dick Frizzell’s print Mickey to Tiki Tu Meke is currently New Zealand’s top selling…read more
Established Auckland artist Angie Dennis has been painting professionally since 2002. Originally from UK, she has made New Zealand her home since 1998, and has never looked back. Angie has experimented in different styles and forms of art – from nudes, to abstracts, to still-life. But considering her background in Environmental Science it is not a surprise that Angie found…read more
Australia – New Zealand – Artist – Chur
Word Wizard, Painting Original Hand Brushed Wonders on Wood. Influenced by everyday life, old-school New Zealand and Australia and political and environmental issues. The artworks brought…read more
Christchurch’s Tony Cribb has been exhibiting since 2001, and his darkly humorous art has found a home in many collections and galleries. Inspired since childhood by the cinematic worlds of Tim Burton and the crazy surreal characters of Jim Henson, Cribb’s art is filled with whimsically surreal characters and images that are simultaneously comic and poignant. Cribb…read more
Ema Frost is an Auckland based graphic illustrator and artist. Her work is inspired by the legends and mythologies of Maori and Japanese folklore that have been the muse of her imagination since she was a young girl. Ema marries the two cultures with harmonious cohesion giving her work its signature dreamlike style. read more
AJ Bowser is a Western Australian artist who represents positivity, self-expression and unapologetic living. Her art is vibrant, unplanned and multidimensional – with words or images often hidden within her pieces.
AJ is a mum to a beautiful young girl, a proud member of the LGBTQ+ community and a passionate environmental human and animal rights advocate.
AJ wants to thank you for using an eco-conscious reusable cup and hopes her art brings your day some colour and happiness.
Glenn Jones is a graphic designer and illustrator from Auckland. Glenn found internet fame in the mid 2000’s with his quirky Tshirt designs that lead to the creation of his own US based brand. They’ve been worn by celebrities, appeared regularly on popular US TV shows and…read more
New Zealand designed and owned, Toodles Noodles is an eco-friendly lifestyle and homeware …read more
Mulga is Joel Moore, a Sydney based artist, freelance illustrator and poet who paints murals, designs t-shirts and runs the Mulga brand. He left his finance job…read more
Love Lis NZ
Auckland based artist Lisa Robertson, better known at ‘Love, Lis’ creates beautiful animal and bird paintings, predominantly in Acrylics on Canvas.
While Lisa’s only real ‘when I grow up’ dream was to paint, it wasn’t until after her children were born that she returned to uni to rekindle her skills before throwing herself…read more
Janine Millington is an artist, illustrator, children’s book illustrator, art tutor, and graphic designer from Southbridge, Canterbury. She creates detailed art with intricate drawings and…read more
Tauranga-based artist Mandy Williams has been passionate about art since she can remember. She started painting after having her first child. ‘Having children reminded me of the simple things in life that are so special. Once I had my inspiration it was hard to put my brush down!’ read more
After 10 years working as an architect whilst building her photography career, Lucy is now pursuing photography full time. With both professions the fundamentals lie with composition, colour and detail and she is currently concentrating on textural, layered works that merge photography, painting, texture and illustration. Graphic printed ‘ímage on glass’ kitchen splashbacks, ceramics and collage are other areas she is currently exploring.
Irina Velman is a local Waitakere artist whose paintings found home in many private collections in NZ and overseas.
The artist’s inspiration comes from powerful beauty of West Coast, brilliance of nature and endless possibilities of creative process itself. Irina’s art is known for its distinctive style and vibrant colours.
Trying to share her art with more people, Irina has her art printed on a wide range of gift items such as wallets, cards, calendars and coffee cups.
You can view Irina’s art at www.irinavelman.com
Chris Harvey is Moriori, Ngati Mutunga o Wharekauri, Te Ati Awa ki te Tauihu, Ngati Toa Rangatira, Kati Mamoe and Pakeha. She is the first female tāmoko practitioner in Aotearoa. Chris has been practicing for 28+ years but, before she began her mainstream career, she graduated in ‘93 from three years with the Studio Art School in Christchurch. Now Chris can create in most mediums traditional and contemporary. She is also a home educator with five tamariki and is a mentor to many who seek support with māori art forms. Besides creating tāmoko/whakairo/jewellery and art in general, she facilitates wānanga on kauwae moko around the country. Chris is currently refining her skills in traditional fibre form with muka and 3D design based on traditional Māori and Moriori form in multi media materials, stone, metal, bone, wood and resins, while continuing to balance life, work and education.
Ellen Giggenbach was born in Bavaria, Germany. She now lives in the seaside village of Eastbourne in New Zealand. After studying Graphic Art in Vienna for 2 years, she went on to receive a New Zealand Diploma with Distinction in Design. After several years as a successful freelance illustrator, Ellen has realised her dream of opening her own retail outlet.
Her store“ ELLEN G” in Petone has been selling her prints, homewares and paper products all featuring her designs. Her art works are inspired by traditional European folk art, her unique natural environment and love of the distinctive colours and forms of mid century illustration and design. Each piece starts its life as an idea only. Piece by piece it grows like a puzzle, layers are added till even one more element would upset a carefully crafted balance of shape and colour. Ellen’s art works are unashamedly decorative and joyful. Vibrant yet sophisticated, intuitive yet precise.