Posts Tagged ‘ gordonton art ’

Sian’s art show impresses

Aug 12th, 2018 | By
Sian's exhibition

Eight-year-old artist Sian Bartley’s first solo exhibition, Just Getting Started, was a huge success, with a good turnout from family and supporters. The Gordonton School pupil only began painting recently, taking art workshops with artists Raymond Jennings and Joanne Clarke. Jo Clarke says response to the solo show was overwhelming, and many of Sian’s fellow

[continue reading…]

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

[continue reading…]

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

[continue reading…]