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Pikiao

Pikiao

Greg Whitecliffe (1954-2001) Oil on canvas 1999 Purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2005 Greg Whitecliffe and wife Michele were the founders of the internationally recognised Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design in Auckland. Greg was an accomplished artist who exhibited in New Zealand and overseas.

Fern, Matiatia Frond & Feather

Fern, Matiatia Frond & Feather

Virginia King Born 1946 Fern & Feather Stainless Steel 2004 Matiatia Frond Macrocarpa sculpture 2003 Commissioned and gifted by Lady Fisher, 2005 Virginia King's sculptures celebrate life in the Pacific and are predominantly created from salvaged timbers, cast bronze and stainless steel. She exhibits nationally and internationally and her public works include The David Lange Memorial in Otahuhu.

Lalanga

Lalanga

Terry Koloamatangi Klavenes Born 1973 Painted mural on wood 2005 Commissioned and sponsored by Auckland Airport

Leaf Canopy

Leaf Canopy

Tania Patterson Born 1969 Powdercoated Zincalum 2005 Purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2007 In 1989 Tania graduated from Unitech with a Diploma in Craft Design Jewellery. Since then she has established herself as a self-employed jeweller. She has exhibited in both group and solo shows throughout New Zealand galleries. Leaf Canopy is Tania's first large scale sculptural work reflecting on her environmental concerns and love of nature.

So When the Future is Dormant

So When the Future is Dormant

John Pule Born 1962 Lithograph/etching on Velin Arches 2002 Purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2007 John Pule was born in 1962 in the village of Liku, Niue and moved to New Zealand in 1964 with his family. After reading the works of New Zealand poets John began writing – publishing two novels and four books of poems. He has been involved with many poetry events and has exhibited his paintings in New Zealand and the Pacific.

Looking at Rain Too Long

Looking at Rain Too Long

John Pule Born 1962 Lithograph/etching on Velin Arches 2002 Purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2007

Land of the Long White Shroud

Land of the Long White Shroud

Terry Kleemann Born 1958 Oil on board 2007 Purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2007 Terry was born in rural Western Australia in 1958. He first moved to NZ in 1978 and has also painted throughout the Pacific, capturing its unique colours and personality. Although colour blind, his works exhibit a deep passion for the subject, capturing a narrative as much as a single moment in time, inspired by colours, and an appreciation of form and feeling.

Icon No 6

Icon No 6

Edward Bullmore (1933-1978) Wood canvas and ceramic sculpture Purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2005 Edward Bullmore completed a Diploma in Fine Arts (Hons) at the University of Canterbury in 1955 and taught in Tauranga before travelling to Florence and London to further his artistic career. In London Bullmore exhibited alongside Miro, Picasso, Dali and Magritte. In the 1960s he was included in the prestigious international art dictionary, Thieme Becker.

Shield

Shield

Dr Richard Shortland Cooper Born 1962 Acrylic on wood 2006 Gifted by Dr Richard Shortland Cooper, 2006 Manukau artist Dr Richard Shortland Cooper is a New Zealand born Cook Islander who holds a Doctorate in Fine Arts. He has worked with many medium, particularly wood, from an early age. Richard has completed commissioned public works of art and exhibited nationally and internationally.

Quiet Wind

Quiet Wind

Mark Wooller Born 1964 Oil on canvas 2005 Purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2005 The artworks of Mark Wooller are fresh, new and rich in both meaning and technique. His work reflects his surroundings and his inspiration lies around him in everyday natural objects; from the sticks on the forest floor, to the stones of nearby cascading rivers and the bounty of the ocean.

Oranga II

Oranga II

Emily Karaka Born 1952 Oil on canvas 2001 Purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2005

Oranga 1

Oranga 1

Emily Karaka Born 1952 Oil on canvas 2001 Purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2005 Emily Karaka was born in Auckland and has strong links with the city. She belongs to Nga Tai who are a hapu of Tainui tangata whenua of Tamaki. Her tribal affiliations include Ngati Wai, Waiohua and Ngati Hine. Emily’s work is classified as expressionist, her style may be characterised by vibrant colour and multiple layers of paint.

E Hine

E Hine

Israel Tangaroa Birch Born 1976 Metal Sculpture 2007 Purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2007 Israel graduated with a Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design degree from Eastern Institute of Technology in 1991 and has a Masters in Maori Visual Art from Massey University. Israel’s interest in art stems from the time of his father’s redundancy from the Whakatu freezing works. "He returned to carving. This was great for my dad as it was a way of healing him and our family."

New Guinea Girls

New Guinea Girls

Peter McIntyre (1910-1995) Watercolour 1965 Purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2005 Peter McIntyre was born in Dunedin and educated at Otago Boys High School. In 1930, encouraged by his father, also an artist, he travelled to London to further his studies at the Slade School of Art. He was an Official War Artist to the New Zealand Division during WWII and painted portraits of NZ heroes and recorded his visual interpretations of military encounters.

Namaqumaqua Village

Namaqumaqua Village

Douglas Badcock Born 1922 Oil on canvas board 1973 Purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2006 Douglas Badcock has had a long and successful career as an artist. Douglas prefers to paint his subject directly on site using oil. Douglas has exhibited extensively throughout his career with his paintings often selling out. Douglas has won a first, two seconds and a third place in the Kelliher Art Awards. He has also written several books.

Maraetai

Maraetai

Niki Hastings-McFall Born 1959 Artificial Flower Lightbox 2005 Commissioned and gifted by Anna and Gary McNabb, 2005 Niki Hastings-McFall was born in Titirangi, Auckland. Much of her work is inspired by her heritage which she discovered after first meeting her Samoan father in 1992. Niki has a degree in visual arts from the Manukau Institute of Technology and has exhibited nationally and internationally.

Manukau Harbour

Manukau Harbour

Graham Pettett Born 1940 Acrylic on canvas 2005 Commissioned and purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2005 Graham lives at Bucklands Beach. He has a passion for the natural beauty of the NZ countryside and likes to venture off the beaten track where there’s a wealth of subjects to paint. He has participated in both group and joint solo exhibitions with his artist wife Mary, is a member of the Howick Art Group and is published in Art Trail Out East.

Manukau Harbour

Manukau Harbour

Niki Hastings-McFall Born 1959 Artificial Flower Lightbox 2005 Commissioned and gifted by Anna and Gary McNabb, 2005

Looking West - Manukau, 03/08

Looking West - Manukau, 03/08

Geoff Tune Born 1947 Acrylic, crayon and graphite on panel 2008 Commissioned and purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2008 Geoff Tune has been exhibiting regularly since 1969 and is represented in both public and private collections including galleries in Auckland and Gisborne. Tune founded and was the Head of the Manukau School of Visual Arts at Manukau Institute of Technology.

Rests

Rests

Solan Chan Stoneware and porcelain 2003 Gifted by Solan and Warren Chan, 2006 Solan pursues her own innovations in contemporary pottery and explores the invisible hands played in the firing of the kilns. Her works burned the vibrant colours of New Zealand with traces of Chinese romance from ages afar.

Lion Foundation Hall of Champions

Lion Foundation Hall of Champions

Otis Frizzell born 1971 Dan Tippett born 1973 Aerosol paint 2006 Commissioned & sponsored by Lion Foundation Dan has been part of many group shows, had numerous solo exhibitions featuring oil paintings of Coromandel landcapes and has been practicing graffiti art since 1991. He has been part of many high profile media ventures and has completed many different artworks from private murals to large public commissions.

Sir Barry Curtis

Sir Barry Curtis

Otis Frizzell Born 1971 Aerosol paint 2007 Commissioned and purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2007 Otis has more than 15 years of public graffiti art experience, and since 1998 has retained his position as New Zealand’s highest profile graffiti artist. He has been part of many high profile media ventures and continues to exhibit art and has completed public commissions in New Zealand and overseas.

Hunua Falls

Hunua Falls

Niki Hastings-McFall Born 1959 Artificial Flower Lightbox 2005 Commissioned and gifted by Anna and Gary McNabb, 2005

Hauraki Gulf

Hauraki Gulf

Graham Pettett Born 1940 Acrylic on canvas 2005 Purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2005

Guy Fawkes

Guy Fawkes

Karl Maughan Born 1964 Oil on canvas 1996 Purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2005 Karl Maughan was born in Wellington in 1964. He has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Elam School of Fine Arts and has exhibited regularly since graduating. Karl has had many exhibitions and also has important public, private and corporate collections throughout New Zealand. He is also well represented in significant international collections.

Blossom Trees

Blossom Trees

Mark Lander Born 1955 Mixed Media 2005 Purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2006 Mark Lander works with materials from the environment and is a painter, ceramicist and papermaker. Mark harvests materials such as flax and hand-makes paper on a large scale to use in his artworks. For colour he uses natural clays that are ground and formulated as tempera paint or glazes on paperclay ceramic work.

Casting & Gathering

Casting & Gathering

Mark Wooller Born 1964 Oil on canvas 2005 Purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2005

Frangipani Lei

Frangipani Lei

Peter Nicholls Born 1936 Metal Sculpture 2006 Commissioned and gifted by Sue Fisher, 2006 Dunedin artist Peter Nicholls has exhibited work since 1963. A qualified teacher, Peter has held many senior art roles at different educational institutions and has been the recipient of many art awards. He has impressive sculptures throughout New Zealand and overseas.

Chinese Flower and Birds series

Chinese Flower and Birds series

Jiang Xi Watercolour 1993 Gifted by Jiang Xi, Artist, 2006 Jiang Xi was nurtured by his parents in the traditional art of Chinese painting since childhood, his work is characterised by using traditional brush and ink.

Flying

Flying

Rudy Van Der Pol Born 1958 Metal Sculpture 2005 Purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2005 Rudy Van Der Pol was born in Christchurch in 1958. He was brought up in a creative household with his two Dutch parents who were also artists. Rudy has received formal training in jewelry making, graphics and illustration, photography, landscape design, bronze casting and etching. Rudy is represented in private collections throughout New Zealand, Australia, The United States and Europe.

Constellation

Constellation

Mark Wooller Born 1964 Oil on canvas 2005 Purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2005

Lalanga

Lalanga

Terry Koloamatangi Klavenes Born 1973 Vinyl on glass 2005 Commissioned and sponsored by Auckland Airport

Acknowledgement Board

Acknowledgement Board

Terry Koloamatangi Klavenes Born 1973 Graphics on perspex 2005 Commissioned and purchased by TelstraClear Pacific Public Art Fund, 2005

Thank You ASB Trust

Thank You ASB Trust

Terry Koloamatangi Klavenes Born 1973 Aluminium plaques sculptured 2006 Terry Koloamatangi Klavenes is a specialised graphic designer and photographer and has completed many commissioned works in New Zealand – with murals and sculptures in Manukau and Auckland in particular. Terry has had several exhibitions, solo and combined and was the recipient of the 2007 Martin Hughes Contemporary Pacific Art Award.

Kowhai

Kowhai

Dr Richard Shortland Cooper Born 1962 Graphic on vinyl 2005 Commissioned & sponsored by ASB, 2005

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