Marian Fountain

MARIAN FOUNTAIN grew up in New Zealand with a strong visual contact with Maori art, and also an acute sensibility towards the mixing of two cultures. At the Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, where she discovered her oracle and means of expression, Marian learned the techniques of bronze casting. Arriving in Europe in … Read more

Tony de Lautour

TONY DE LAUTOUR, born 1965 in MelbourneDe Lautour has lived in Christchurch for most of his life. He graduated Bachelor of Fine Arts (majoring in sculpture) from the University of Canterbury School of Fine Arts in 1988 and in 1995, just one year after his first solo exhibition, he won the Visa Gold Art Award. … Read more

Chris Booth

CHRIS BOOTH, b. 1949 Kerikeri After studying at Ilam School of Fine Arts, Canterbury University, New Zealand in 1967 and 1968, Booth undertook two years of specialist sculpture study with such prominent sculptors as Barbara Hepworth, Denis Mitchell and John Milne in St Ives, UK, and Quinto Ghermandi in Verona, Italy. Chris Booth works closely … Read more

Gretchen Albrecht

For images of Gretchen Albrecht’s paintings, visit her website: GRETCHEN ALBRECHT, born 1943 in AucklandGretchen Albrecht is one of this country’s most respected senior abstract painters. She graduated DFA (Honours in Printmaking) from Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland in 1964, and was the Frances Hodgkins Fellow at Otago University in 1981. … Read more