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Past cover artists...
come aboard for this issue!
Paul immediately came to mind as we
planned the HMS
article. We were
so thrilled with the image of the painting ‘The
Meeting’ that we decided it was worthy of full
page size in the centre spread.
As a leading NZ marine artist, he and
his paintings will undoubtedly be in high
demand as the big 250 year commemoration
ceremonies gear up for 2019 (see article and
paintings on page 28).
You may remember his radiant oil of the HMS
(left) that graced our 2015 Winter cover prior to the
Homecoming last year. Paul created
a number of Buffalo paintings specially for the
Homecoming Week festivities, which we showed on
the inside feature story.
“From my formative years and throughout my life I’ve
been influenced by the sea and art”, says Paul. “My
father was a fisherman in Devon and my mother quite
artistic, so from birth I was surrounded by material
items connected with these elements from crab pots to oil paints”.
This jaunty portrait, by colleague Gavin Chai above, really captures Paul’s
nautical spirit. View a selection of Paul’s paintings at the Mercury Bay Museum.
See more of Paul’s work or sign up for a workshop atwww.pauldeaconartist.
com, facebook or ring him at 021 259 0646.
Ginney offers a dramatic ‘bee’s eye’ view of
our valuable manuka shrubs, which provide
not only medicinal honey, but a healing
essential oil as well. (See story and her
stunning art on page 22).
Ginney was once again an award winner at
the Mercury Bay Art Escape launch at Hot
Waves Cafe (see page 36) and her Hahei
art studio was a popular stop on the MBAE
open artist tours.
An avid kayaker, Ginney’s outdoor activities have
brought her a genuine affinity for sealife, birds and
plants of the region. ‘Stony Bay’, her stunningly bold
painting of sea urchins, took our breath way. We were
thrilled to have it as cover of our 2014 Spring issue.
See her paintings at the Bread & Butter Gallery in
Whitianga or online atwww.ginneydeavoll.com/
Raglan artist Jane Galloway’s ‘Summer
Magic’, inspired by many summers spent
at Front Beach on the Coromandel, was the
cover art for our 2013 Spring Issue.
See her stylish colourful print of a kiwi
family in our Art Scene section, and the
‘Silver Morning on Mercury Bay’ painting
topping our calendar. The original painting
can be seen hanging at the Bread & Butter
Gallery in Whitianga (see page 45).
Jane, who continually impresses us with her talent and
array of styles, graduated with First Class Honours
from Elam School of Fine Arts in Auckland. Inspired by
our beautiful, natural surroundings, this multi-talented
designer/artist has produced a remarkable stream
of work which includes distinctive paintings – both
watercolour and acrylic – photography and digital
designs focusing on NZ flora and fauna.
Also view Jane’s work at The Little Gallery in Tairua, or atwww.palmprints.co.nz.
View Jane’s work in her home/
studio by phoning (07) 825 0083 to make an appointment.
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