Darryn George named The Wallace Arts Trust Second Award Winner

A massive congratulations to gallery artist Darryn George who was named a winner at The 29th Annual Wallace Art Awards.   Darryn George was The Wallace Arts Trust Second Award Winner for his work Mara #26, 2020, oil pastel and acrylic on canvas, 1570 x 2180 x 55mm. “A work that speaks strongly of ‘our time’, and… View more

Eye Contact- Grant Banbury on Joanna Braithwaite’s latest works

Joanna Braithwaite: Noisier Than Ever by Grant Banbury, 2 September, 2020 Grant Banbury reviews Joanna Braithwaite‘s latest exhibition Hullaballoo at Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney.     As ringmaster, Braithwaite (out of sight in this series but that’s not always the case), calls her performers to attention, marching them head-long in the same direction. Taking aboard… View more


13 October – 6 November Opening Mon 12 Oct, 5.30pm Seeing what’s there Group exhibition about the individuality of observation – painting, drawing, photography Featuring: Philippa Blair, Nigel Buxton, Katarina Jaeger, Maurice Lye, Andrew Ross, Richard McWhannell   10 November – 4 December Opening Tues 10 Nov, 5.30pm Aiko Robinson, Rebecca Harris 8 – 24 December  Opening… View more

EDGELAND – Poetry reading with David Eggleton – Mon 31 Aug, 5:30pm

Please join us this Monday evening for a glass of wine and poetry reading with poet laureate David Eggleton. Monday 31 August, 5:30pm – Free entry – all welcome  James Robinson’s splendid exhibition EDGELAND (…the unsayable being said over and over) is a response to David Eggleton’s latest poetry volume. (EDGELAND exhibition ends 14 August – don’t miss… View more

James Robinson – EDGELAND – Exhibition and Artist Talk

JAMES ROBINSON : EDGELAND (…the unsayable being said over and over) Response works to David Eggleton PREVIEW: Mon 17 August, 5.30pm James Robinson will be attending ARTIST TALK: Tues 18 Aug, 12 noon For a glimpse of James Robinson’s exhibition see this youtube Video Clip Exhibition on until 11 September

John Reynolds on Radio New Zealand

John Reynolds talks with Kim Hill back in April 2019 about his ongoing exploration of Colin McCahon’s disapearance in 1984, and how he translates this event through his artwork. With his exhibition In the street l was lost… John Reynolds extends his ‘Lost Hours’ series, which began by pondering the Colin McCahon’s disappearance in Sydney on the… View more

Rebecca Harris featured in NZ House & Garden

Rebecca Harris featured in NZ House & Garden March 2020 Issue. Pictured: Succulents in Summer, from XMAS’19 exhibition.

COVID-19 update

 We hope you have all been safe and well through this very strange time. Thank you so much for your messages of support. We are delighted to be able to get back into the gallery now that restrictions ease a little. During Level 3 it will be possible for us to ship artworks to you and for contactless pickup… View more

Art News – John Reynolds ‘In the street I was lost…’

Vivienne Murchison featured in ’10 exhibitions to see in March’

Vivienne Murchison is a Canterbury based artist, recently grauated with a Masters in painting at The Ilam School of Fine Arts in 2019. Vivienne has had works in many group exhibitions in Christchurch, as well as qualifying as a finalist in Select’17exhibition and award, UC, runner up in the UC Diversity award 2014 and winner of the Lonsdale-Edgar… View more