Northland Society of Arts
Welcome to the home of the Northland Society of Arts. The society owns and operates out of Reyburn House, a category two historic listing and the oldest pioneer settlers house in Whangarei. Nearby, is Riverside Art Studio, where various art classes are held. This Charity based society aims to promote visual art in Northland through exhibitions and training.
Pop into Reyburn House when you are next at the scenic Town Basin in Whangarei to see what exciting exhibition we have up, fall in love with some art.
Exhibitions at Reyburn House change monthly so check back often!
This month we have four fantastic local artists exhibiting artwork, please come and celebrate their opening night with us as we explore unique Northland artwork.
Exhibition runs: Tuesday 6th July – Sunday 1st August
Sarah is a local photographer based in Waipu who has captured our Northland scenery with her exhibition of coastal landscapes. Although drawn to landscape she is also making waves in portrait photography.
“Smugglers” by Sarah Warrington
Yvonne Clapperton, an amazing ambiance painter, whose work focuses on the flora and fauna of our beautiful Northland. Yvonne has been under tuition from Elena Nikolaeva and attributes her progress over the last six years to her.
“Quiet Reflection” by Yvonne Clapperton
Edie Chappell is a spiritually inspired, mixed media artist, whose distinctive style of work uses an intuitive layering technique. Her work incorporates different worlds, connections, communication, strength, journeys, light, dark and mystery. This exhibition is a combination of all these portrayed in different styles and media.
“Floating” by Edie Chappell
Anne Evers has been painting for over 15 years and has developed a style of her own using bright colours and bold shapes, colours and light are very important to her. She is constantly impressed with her achievements, only taking up painting after reaching retirement.
“A Ship in Trouble” by Anne Evers
We hope you will join us for the exhibition opening but if not, make sure to pop into Reyburn House this month to see these great exhibitions.