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Welcome to 
ARTSELECT GALLERY

This is more than an art gallery. It’s a friendly place where a community of new and old friends of the gallery can come to enjoy the pleasure of viewing and collecting a variety of works of art by our amazingly talented artists.

Address: 

19A Osborne Street

Newmarket

Auckland 1023

Also please like and follow us on Facebook (ArtSelectGallery) and Instagram (artselectgallery)

Subscribe to our guest list to receive invitations to exhibition openings at this link:

http://eepurl.com/hGGbm9

Opening Hours:

Tuesday - Friday 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Sat -Sun 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

By Appointment:

Contact Ngaire on +64 21 415 449

If the Gallery is closed and you would like to purchase any works of art then contact Ngaire on 021 415 449 for a special viewing.

Our web site is updated regularly so please return to see more updates as we make progress with our window to the creative world of our amazing artists.

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Rachael Errington Solo Exhibition
Now Showing

We are excited to invite you and your guests to view Rachael Errington's 2022 Solo Exhibition.


Rachael grew up in the middle of an English wood where she, with her brother, spent most of their time building dens and treehouses. This beginning has undoubtedly cemented Rachael’s enduring fascination with trees.
 
Although Rachael’s BA (Hons) is in Illustration, her studies included photography, textiles and printmaking; all of which have informed the way she paints now. After various creative endeavours and travels, including a research trip to Asia to study the influence culture has on art; Rachael relocated to New Zealand and is now absorbed in the diversity that this landscape presents.
 
As time has progressed, Rachael’s tree paintings have taken on a life of their own. Intricate textures of bark created with modelling paste and other ‘secret’ compounds are tactile and 3-dimensional. The colours are the depth and warmth of autumn and the fresh lime green tones of spring. Fascinated by the ever-changing play of filtered light Rachael encourages the viewer to step into the woods, to smell it, to feel it and to be soothed.
 
“I’m endlessly fascinated with using different techniques to recreate colours. I love being able to squash colour across a surface”.
Rachael constantly draws inspiration while walking and hiking.
 
“My work is emotive – It is all I ever want to do. “
 
The works of art on display can be previewed on this web page:
https://www.artselect.gallery/rachael-errington-1
 
Contact me, Ngaire, by clicking on the button below to register your interest to purchase any of the available works of art.
 
We look forward to seeing you and your guests during the exhibition.

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Milan Mrkusich ONZM 
Current Exhibition "Works 1992 - 1997"
Previous Exhibition

We invite you and your guests to view the Milan Mrkusich "Works 1992 - 1997" Solo Exhibition catalogue on our web site and advise that some of these works are still available for sale.

https://www.artselect.gallery/milanmrkusich 

Milan Mrkusich ONZM, has been recognised as one of New Zealand’s most important artists. He was a pioneer of abstract painting and made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) in 1997 for his services to painting.

Mrkusich won the commission to design a significant art installation at Te Papa Tongarewa, Museum of New Zealand, with a colourful array of enamel-on-glass panels, two storeys high and running the length of the building along Cable Street, installed ready for the museum’s grand opening in 1998.

Mrkusich was one of ten inaugural Icon Award recipients from the Arts Foundation of New Zealand in 2003.

Milan Mrkusich died on the 13th of  June 2018 at the age of 93.


Contact me, Ngaire, on info@artselect.gallery to secure any of these significant paintings or to arrange a private viewing.

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Celebrate Mothers Day with the perfect gift

Contact me, Ngaire, on info@artselect.gallery for ideas on a special painting for your Mother or pop in to visit the gallery at 19A Osborne Street, Newmarket. A gift voucher towards a painting of her choice will also be another idea we can discuss.

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Paul Vincent, Blah blah continued..
Now showing in the Back Room

Artist Statement

Paul Vincent has blah blah blah, many refer to him as blah blah blah blah. He enjoys blah and blah. “Painting for me is blah blah blah blah”. He studied blah blah blah at the blah blah blah centre. Since then blah blah blah blah he has work at blah blah  and blah…

Paul Vincent's works of art has have been collected by prominent art collectors around the world including Andy Serkis (Golem), Murray Ball etc. Many refer to him as the King of Quirk. He enjoys the spontaneity and randomness of everyday life. "Painting for me is the cat's tail flicking around the corner"

 

Paul Vincent studied film production at the Wellington Arts Centre in 1988. Since then he has been successfully exhibiting his paintings with numerous group and solo shows, predominantly in the Wellington area and also in South Africa.

 

He has work in many public and private collections including the Beijing and Argentina Embassies, the Duxton Hotel and the New Zealand School of Dance.

 

Vincent's paintings have also featured in advertisements, on television shows and on the cover of New Zealand House and Garden magazine.

View more of Paul's work at this link:

https://www.artselect.gallery/paul-vincent

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Two Generations, Melody & Amber Brook
Now Showing in the Back Room

Two Generations, Melody and Amber Brook, mother and daughter who have been part of our local art community for many years and are now having a joint exhibition at ArtSelect Gallery.

View Melody Brook's works of art at this page:

https://www.artselect.gallery/melody-brook

View Amber's works of art at this page:

https://www.artselect.gallery/amber-brook

Get in touch with Ngaire on info@artselect.gallery to secure your favourite painting.

Bee Doughty Pratt
Exhibition coming soon..

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ArtSelect Gallery is excited to be open again for the start of the year with a continuation of our Group Exhibition with a wide variety of paintings on display by our amazingly talented artists.

 

Come and have a look as we will be open this weekend, closed on Mondays and then open again from Tuesday to Sunday between 10:30 and 4:30. 

Contact Ngaire on email info@artselect.gallery or call 021 415 449 for details of any artwork you see through the window if the gallery door is closed.

 

Let's make 2022 a positive and exciting New Year!

 

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Christmas & New Year Show

ArtSelect Gallery is excited to have people visiting the gallery in person, adhering to all restrictions. Our artists have been busy creating magnificent paintings and sculptures and are eager to have some recognition of their efforts.

Date: Tuesday 7 December 2021
Time: 6 pm - 8 pm
Event: Join us for a celebratory drink and nibbles in person at the opening of our Christmas exhibition with a great variety of works of art on display.
RVSP Essential - email info@artselect.gallery

Our Christmas exhibition over December and extending into January will showcase a wide variety of styles by some of the 20 artists that we represent. Art is a perfect gift for the hard-to-buy-for-person in our lives and we also have gift vouchers so they can choose personally.

As we cannot travel overseas, people are looking to upgrade their homes and art can instantly make a significant impact, lifting the mood of a room and increase the value of the home. To help you find the right painting, ArtSelect Gallery will bring art to your home at a convenient time for everyone so you can feel confident about your choice.

ArtSelect Gallery has been operating at 19A Osborne Street, Newmarket, Auckland in this same location for eight years because it is a unique street and we find its central to surrounding suburbs and easily accessed by people from all over Auckland. For clients from all over New Zealand, we offer courier free delivery of any item purchased. For overseas clients we can arrange worldwide pack and send service.

The gallery will be closed after Christmas from 25th December until 14th January and will re-open on Saturday the 15th.

We look forward to seeing you all in the gallery and wish you a Merry Christmas.

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Niels Meyer-Westfeld 
Recent Exhibition

Artist Niels Meyer-Westfeld moved to New Zealand from Germany, where he had a career as a graphic artist and part time landscape artist. But once he met our birds, he couldn’t stop drawing them, which lead to an exhibition and a related book.

 

“Drawing birds takes patience. To really get a sense of their behaviour you can’t just draw from a photograph, you have to spend time watching.”

 

“My father is a passionate lepidopterist and botanist and growing up in Germany, I was lucky enough to accompany him on trips around Europe while he pursued his interest,” says Niels. “His love of nature inspired me artistically and I’ve always drawn the flora and the fauna that surrounds me.”

 

His creative career has been a rich one. Trained in communication design in London he went on to work with global brands like The Bodyshop, MTV, Hilton Hotels and Dr Martens!

 

Then he fell in love with kiwi fashion designer Deborah Sweeney which brought him to the rich natural environment of New Zealand.

The full list of images will be uploaded shortly and more information regarding dates for an opening will be announced once we are able to have people in the gallery.

Contactless viewings can be arranged by getting in touch with Ngaire on info@artselect.gallery

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Matthew Snowden 
Recent Solo Exhibition

We are very pleased to invite you and your guests to celebrate the opening of Matthew Snowden's first solo exhibition in Auckland. 

Date: Tuesday the 29th of June 2021
Time: 6-8 pm
Venue: ArtSelect Gallery, 19A Osborne Street, Newmarket, Auckland

Artist Bio
Born in Heswall, Merseyside in 1969, Matthew has been a full time professional artist for over 25 years.​

He studied at Withens Lane Art College in 1989 followed by Industrial Design (BA Hons) at Teesside University, 1990 -93.

His bold paintings executed exclusively with a palette knife in impasto acrylic have attracted a wide following amongst art collectors around the world.


View more of Matthew's exquisite works of art on the Artist's page on our web site:
https://www.artselect.gallery/matthew-snowden

Contact me, Ngaire, on any of my contact details below to secure your favourite painting.

We look forward to seeing you and your guests at the opening reception.

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Shona Lyon
Now showing in the Back Room

See the artist's pages for more information or contact Ngaire on info@artselect.gallery for more details.

Visit Shona Lyon's artist page to see more about her passion for sculpture that inspires her to produce work depicting a careful balance of mood, tension and grace.

https://www.artselect.gallery/shona-lyon

"Don't only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets"

Ludwig van Beethoven