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Rayner Brothers Gallery

What a terrific Open Studios it's been so far - and still one day to go. Lots to see at Rayner Brothers, so do come and pay us a visit - we're open tomorrow from 10am to 4pm.

'My Sick Little Pony' by Paul Rayner


 

Space Studio & Gallery

Tonight we host the opening for Mikaere's exhibition, Drawing Blood II: Love, Lust and Cultural Hibernation. Join us at 5.30pm to celebrate with Mikaere a gorgeous new body of work.


 

Artists Open Studios Whanganui

Have you been out to see the beautiful Sandy de Kock? Shes Studio Mathathane number 51 in the trail guide. A beautiful colourful range of works! Looking great Sandy!


 

Rayner Brothers Gallery

Lots of visitors through so far today which is great. Still two hours left to pay us a visit if you haven't already...

'Ginger Man' by Mark Rayner


 

Artists Open Studios Whanganui

One of the beautiful works on show at Space Studio and Gallery 64 Taupo Quay. This picture done by Mikaere Gardiner who is exhibiting in the gallery plus they also have their studios upstairs open for viewing. Space is number 11 in the guide book.


 

Space Studio & Gallery

Here's a selection of the stunning works in our new show Drawing Blood II: Love, Lust and Cultural Hibernation by Mikaere Gardiner. Official opening tonight at 5.30pm but are doors are open today also til 4pm.


 

Rayner Brothers Gallery

And lots of gorgeous ceramic works by Rick Rudd...

'Teaset' by Rick Rudd


 

Artists Open Studios Whanganui

A reminder that the Tumbler Take has sold out for tonight, if you haven't secured yourself a ticket, then you will not be allowed access to this event, and we apologize for any that are disappointed and wanted to attend. We are looking forward to sharing with those who have got a ticket, a fantastic pop up glass exhibition (which is absolutely stunning) Music, Glass Demonstrations in the hot shop, drinks and a good ol Sausage Sizzle. And ofcourse letting you take that gorgeous...
 

Artists Open Studios Whanganui

Another fantastic component to the Glass Festival side of this AOS event is The Council Chamber Stained Glass Tour at the Wanganui District Council (1st Floor), the 32 windows circling the Council Chamber feature the "Wanganui Story" in stained glass. The illustrations of our history are visual narratives by leading artists Greg Hall & Julie Greig, Here's a link to more information on Julie's website, and some images of the beautiful windows...
 

Rayner Brothers Gallery

Lots of bargains to be had on the 'specials' table - this little guy is only $10...

'Blue Hugger' by Mark Rayner


 

Artists Open Studios Whanganui

Looking pretty tasty out at the Duncan Pavilion, certainly one to pencil in soon while those tasty treats are still around. A nice place to recharge for lunch :-)

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Progress Castlecliff

Check out these beautiful treats!! Come grab a hokey pokey milk shake or some amazingly scrumptious carrot cake!
 

Rayner Brothers Gallery

Lots of weird and wonderful things to see at Rayner Brothers Gallery over the Open Studios weekend...

'Psycho Frog Fish' by Paul Rayner


 

Artists Open Studios Whanganui

AP Studio is the fantastic and beautiful home studio of printmaker Graham Hall & Mixed Media Artist Leigh Anderton-Hall. Don't be put off by the 'Aramoho' their studio is around a 5-7min drive from town, and is not to be missed. They are number 49 in the Guide.


 

Artists Open Studios Whanganui

The KCDC Collective on Bedford Ave was a popular place to stop last weekend, a lovely range of artists (in viewing order) Kaye Coombs, Diana Pottinger, Catherine Richards & Cat Sleyer. Haven't these ladies done a great job at transforming this warehouse space?


 

Artists Open Studios Whanganui

Jodie Willemsen of Artastic is gearing up for another great weekend of Artists Open Studios, shes number 64 in the guide book and based in Westmere on Mission Road. This lovely little Blossom Painting is part of our Starting Point Exhibition down at Whanganui Arts-at the Centre, 19 Taupo Quay.


 

Artists Open Studios Whanganui

While you out in Castlecliff you should definitely stop in and see Ivan Vostinar's studio. A massive range of works in a stunning gallery and studio space. Ivan is just up from the Pavilion on Rangiora Street and is number 38 in the guide.


 

Artists Open Studios Whanganui

The Duncan Pavilion is a great place to stop and recharge, pick up a coffee, take in the stunning views, and look at the amazing collective of artists exhibiting. So much to see and just one more weekend to see it! Duncan Pavilion are number 39 in the guide.

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Progress...
 

Artists Open Studios Whanganui

We've heard raving reviews of the studio of Lizzette Britton of Glue Pots and Lemon Drops Gallery and Studio, check out her amazing array of goodies, shes number 40 in the Guide, and you'll find her 57 Taylor Road, Mosston. Well worth the trip!

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Glue Pots and Lemon Drops Gallery and Studio

Just a small glimpse of the work on...
 

Artists Open Studios Whanganui

Pam Olver is number 44 in the guide book and works predominantly in Cast Glass, Lampwork and Painting, Gallery is looking stunning Pam, pop along and see her out on Virginia Road.


 

Artists Open Studios Whanganui

Catherine Macdonald is 22 in the guide, pop on down and see a gorgeous selection of prints, drawings, printed ephemera & Furniture. Looking stunning Catherine.


 

River City Press

Churton School gala now on!
 

Artists Open Studios Whanganui

Rayner Brothers are back and even have a new batch of works fresh from the kiln, Make sure you get in to see them, Number 17 in the Trail Guide.


Timeline Photos
Some new pieces have just arrived at the gallery just in time for Open Studios weekend - and there'll be more coming out of the kiln tomorrow... 'Sad Black Dog' by Mark Rayner — with Sarah Williams.
 

Rayner Brothers Gallery

Fresh out of the kiln this morning...

'Skip' (1) and 'Skip' (2) by Paul Rayner


 

Artists Open Studios Whanganui

Here we are again! The last weekend of Artists Open Studios 2015. Hope you've got your trail all locked and loaded, and you've got the stunning studio of Rita Dibert in there, Number 37 in the Trail Guide.


 

Rayner Brothers Gallery

A reminder that we're open until 4pm today for Open Studios - looking forward to another weekend of visitors.

'Monkey' by Mark Rayner


 

Rayner Brothers Gallery

Okay, bring on the second Open Studios weekend! We've restocked the specials table and we're ready for action. Come and grab yourself a bargain - pieces only $10 each.


 

Gallery On Guyton

Guess who?

To see more come in to the gallery - open 10am to 4pm Sat & Sun

Number 16 in the Artists Open Studios 2015 trail guide


 

Gallery On Guyton

Wow - the second weekend to Artist Open Studios is upon us...
Yayyyy
We look forward to meeting all our wonderful friends and visitors, come and see our array of artists and their art...

Patsy combines her needlework with acrylics... They seem in conversation with Rere's prints, don't they?


 

Gallery On Guyton

Doorways to...
Where do they lead, I wonder?


 

Artists Open Studios Whanganui

A reminder that the Tumbler Take Event has indeed sold out! We have no more tickets to this event. We look forward to hosting all those who have secured a ticket tomorrow evening from 5pm.


 

Wanganui Astronomical Society

As darkness arrives, viewing the Moon and Jupiter tonight..