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Open Studios Waitakere 2015

From 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 November, artists throughout the Waitakeres will have their studios open for visitors. See artists at work and stock up on Christmas presents. With over 60 artists and 40 studios from Huia to Henderson Valley to Te Henga, there is a lot to see.  [ Read More ]

Art workshops: Monique Endt and Pardo Jackson

Spring Fling Festival of Arts Monique Endt Inspirational Spiritual Art from the Heart Workshop Saturday 19 October `10-4 pm Discover your creative self and be inspired to paint from your inner self. Bring a medium sized canvas, sketch pad, an apron and whatever art materials you may need eg paints and brushes Venue Piha Education  [ Read More ]

Invite to artists to submit works for Matariki at Gallery

The West Coast Gallery invites artists in all media to submit proposals for their annual Matariki exhibition in June, this year called “Gifts from the Stars”. gifts from the stars ENTRY FORM Also organised is an evening talk at the Bowler on Thursday 6 June by astronomer Gavin Logan.

Jill Perrott landscapes at the West Coast Gallery

Opening today 6 April were some big bold canvases from landscape artist and local woman, Jill Perrott. With her title of “Toast the West Coast” Jill’s landscapes featured the West Coast from Muriwai to the South Head of the Awhitu Peninsula, and in between – Anawhata, Te Henga, Whatipu, Karekare, Piha and North Piha. Jill’s colour  [ Read More ]

Tony Dunn at West Coast Gallery

Tony’s exhibition of photographs at West Coast Gallery was written up in the Western Leader http://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/western-leader/8428874/Gallery-a-great-place-to-start

Coming up at the West Coast Gallery

Reach for the Skies” Photographs by TONY DUNN Dates: 23rd Feb – 1st April 2013, opening 2pm Sat 23rd Feb Info: A photographic adventure around the world, capturing capturing both animate and inanimate objects, stretching out to literally reach for the sky – From Mayan observatories to fabulous NZ forest and all points in between.  [ Read More ]

Stefanie Kroeger paintings “Colours of the Coast”

Stephanie Kroeger’s one of my favourite West Coast painters and I am the happy owner of a couple of Stephanie’s work. She captures the landscapes and iconic sights of the West Coast and her works are finely executed. So put the 8 December in your your diary as a date at the West Coast Gallery, Piha.  [ Read More ]

Rock the Lion on Gallery walls

A huge variety of interpretations of Lion Rock can be seen on the walls of the West Coast Gallery with the opening on Saturday of the Rock the Lion exhibition. All sizes, all media, from straight representational to highly symbolic and imaginative. If you’ve hankered for an image of Lion Rock for your walls, take youself  [ Read More ]

Zeke’s birds at West Coast Gallery

Make sure you go along and see Zeke Wolf’s Birdshead Revisited show at the West Coast Gallery. There are paintings, large and small, plates with giant kokako, and his lovely pottery leaves (love the whay leaves) for hanging or sitting around. The paintings feature the West Coast with places such as Mercer Bay, Karekare, Piha  [ Read More ]

Ivar Treskon – Natural Selection, West Coast Gallery

West Coast Gallery, Seaview Road

Monique Endt at new-look West Coast Gallery

The West Coast Gallery has emerged from a period of closure with a new clean look and increased stocks of beautiful jewellery in purpose-built cabinets. The featured artist is Monique Endt, whose large works feature West Coast scenes with a twist.  Some of her landscapes are straightforward, though depicted in her characteristic sinuous style. But in  [ Read More ]

Tanu Richardson at West Coast Gallery

Tanu’s Inside Out exhibition is going up gradually, but there’s already lots to see as well as the usual fabulous selection of new works in the West Coast Gallery. Tanu Richardson has designed clothes for the mainstream market, but here we see fascinating and fantastic clothes and works in fabric. While you are there check out Helga  [ Read More ]

Don’t Let the Beg Bugs Bite

Part of the Auckland Festival of Photography, featuring emerging young artist, Tracey Baird, who specialises in installation photography. With spectacular local scenery as a backdrop, Tracey blends reality and fantasy right before your eyes, with images that leave the viewer spellbound. Fairytales mingle in ancient caves and utopian dreams unfold on the forest floor. Something  [ Read More ]

Gallery calling for entries in On the Wing

The West Coast Gallery is planning an exhibition from 16 July to 14 August called On the Wing, Birds through the Eyes of West Auckland Artists. This is a real chance to interpret, record and celebrate our wonderful variety of birds of the forest, sea and dunes. The entry form is here  ON THE WING  [ Read More ]

Things of Interest, Exhibition by Adrienne Torrens

A collection of works, Opening 2pm Saturday 26 February 2011 poster for exhibition-2

Stephanie Kroeger at the West Coast Gallery

Fantastic images by Stephanie at the Gallery in her new Piha on Canvas show. By Friday afternoon three had already sold and I must confess I too succombed to their charms. Stephanie has a real eye for the quirky little images that make Piha special, as well as the larger landscapes, not the usual full  [ Read More ]

West Coast Gallery

Arts Coordinator Glenys Scott Hours Thurs – Sun 10 am – 4 pm Address 50 Seaview Road (by the fire station) Piha Contacts 8128 029 or westcoastgallery@xtra.co.nz Website www.westcoastgallery.co.nz A collective of West Coast artists – the Gallery showcases a range of works by West Coast painters, photographers, potters, glass artists,  jewellers, fabric artists and so  [ Read More ]