Posts Tagged ‘ claudia aalderink ’

Pick of the crop

Jul 30th, 2018 | By
Alpaca scarf

The Pick of the Crop has to be about sunshine and flowers, after all the rain and cold we’ve been having. How about this stunner of a sunset from Clandon Daffodils –     The flowers are blooming at Woodlands –     With all the cold we’ve been having the best dressed locals wear

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New look and more at The Mandarin Tree

Mar 5th, 2018 | By
Claudia Aalderink

  There’s a new look at The Mandarin Tree, and a new exhibition about to get underway. Claudia Aalderink tells N8N’s Annette Taylor 2018 is a year full of opportunities.   Tell us about the exhibition. The first exhibition will be mine, focussing on beehive artwork and painting. It will be a Blue exhibition and

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Creativity thrives in the Hive

Feb 24th, 2017 | By

The Mandarin Tree is now exhibiting the work of New Zealand artists in its new exhibition space, The Hive.  Owner/artist/photographer Claudia Aalderink talks with Annette Taylor about the gallery, the first exhibition featuring her own work, and why she loves Aotearoa. when did you come up with the idea to hold exhibitions? Since starting the

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The Mandarin Tree turns two

Oct 30th, 2016 | By
The Mandarin Tree

The Mandarin Tree is two years old and owner Claudia Aalderink threw a party in downtown Gordonton to celebrate. It has been a fantastic two years, she says – “…with an incredible selection of artists and their beautiful artwork and we keep growing every week. “We are proud to represent so many talented people and

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Ceramic daffodils support good cause

Aug 8th, 2016 | By
Claudia and christine

Ceramic daffodils are fast sellers at The Mandarin Tree – and each sale raises vital money for cancer research. Handcrafted by Eureka artist Christine Whiteley, the bright yellow daffs are gathering a great response in the Gordonton gallery, says owner Claudia Aalderink. “People love them and we’re getting feedback from all over the world –

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What’s all that hammering?

Oct 19th, 2014 | By
Mystery shop to open soon

SOMETHING new and exciting is brewing in the middle of Gordonton.  Keen-eyed people will have noticed a certain amount of hammering and painting and work going on in the shop next to the vet. The Mandarin Tree, an art shop, is set to have its Grand Opening soon, says Claudia Aalderink and the Horsham Downs

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