Tai Tapu Sculpture Garden


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Graham Bennett

Graham Bennett's sculptures address relationships between people, place and identity. Recognised as one of New Zealand's foremost contemporary sculptors, Bennett has completed numerous large scale public and private commissions.

alison erickson

New Zealand sculptor Alison Erickson's studio is a picturesque old flour mill in Waikari, North Canterbury. She produces small and large scale figurative bronze works.

hannah kidd

Hannah Kidd is a New Zealand sculptor based in Methven. She exhibits throughout New Zealand and in Australia in galleries and outdoor sculpture parks. Kidd graduated from Otago Polytechnic School of Art in 2001.

Llew Summers

Llew Summers is a sculptor based in Christchurch, New Zealand, known for his distinctive sculptures of the human form.

Robyn Webster

Robyn Webster works with industrialised harakeke fibre (flax) and participates in group and solo shows in New Zealand. Webster has exhibited at CoCA, Christchurch, Ashburton Art Gallery and Dunedin Public Art Gallery.

Mandy Cherry-Joass

Mandy Cherry Joass graduated from the University of Canterbury School of Fine Arts in 2015 with of a Bachelor of Fine Arts, majoring in sculpture. While studying she won a number of prizes and scholarships.

ben foster

Kaikoura-based Ben Foster graduated from Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology in 2006 with a Bachelor of Visual Arts and immediately found acceptance within the New Zealand art world.

annabel menzies-joyce

Annabel Menzies-Joyce grew up on a farm at Menzies Bay on Banks Peninsula. She gained a Diploma of Fine Arts from the University of Canterbury (1978) and a post-graduate Diploma of Landscape Architecture from Lincoln University (1980). She has been exhibiting since 1992.

Terry Stringer

Terry Stringer is a leading New Zealand sculptor with an international following. He trained at New Zealand's premier art school, Elam School of Fine Arts at the University of Auckland, graduating with Honors in 1967. In the following years he received a number of significant scholarships and awards.

Marté Szirmay

Marté Szirmay was born in Budapest and immigrated to New Zealand in 1957, aged 11. She graduated DFA (Hons) from the University of Auckland School of Fine Arts in 1968 and attained a Diploma in Teaching in 1970 from Auckland Secondary Teachers College.

Bing dawe

Bing Dawe engages with pressing environmental issues through his artistic practice. His sculptures point to the impact of urban development and humankind's advancement on native animals and natural habitats. Fish and birds are particularly favoured motifs.

Virginia king

Virginia King attended Wellington Polytechnic School of Design, Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland and Chelsea Art School, Hammersmith, London. She now lives and works in Auckland.

Doug neil

American-born sculpture Doug Neil immigrated to Christchurch with his wife and son in 1990. His sculptures, both domestic and megalithic in scale, reflect what he calls "an old fashioned truth to materials approach."

Rebecca Rose

Rebecca Rose's recent work investigates the cyclic nature of life and humanity's interconnectedness. Her explorations primarily find their form in abstract metals sculptures.