is situated in the beautiful and inspiring Lake Taupo region, 13 kilometres south of Taupo Township at scenic Waitahanui, a renowned trout-fishing village on the Eastern side of the lake. On display in the gallery you will find fine art woodturning, sculpture and paintings by husband and wife team, Robbie and Sue Graham, plus quirky pottery and more.
Robbie's original award-winning woodturned art pieces are distinctive in style, showing particular attention to the finish. Pieces are enhanced with subtle touches of acrylic paint and patinas, giving an attractive textured appearance to his woodturning. His woodturning style ranges from elegant hollow vessels, finely turned ornaments and unusual multi-axis works.
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Robbie doesn't just stick to woodturning, he also creates sculptures for the garden, e.g. his Evolution series (koru sculptures),
which are very popular. You can view his interactive sculpture, "The Crossing," commissioned for the public at Ferry Rd lakefront.
Recently he has created a large vine-inspired steel pipe sculpture and unique braziers.
Sue's original watercolour and acrylic paintings are on a wide range of subjects, include the inspirational local landscape, vibrant flowers, New Zealand native orchids and birds, rustic still life, semi-abstracts and whimsical themes. Her attractive selection of unframed paintings, perfect for travelers, are very reasonably priced for original artwork.
Commission a unique painting to capture your memories of a special place!
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Also available are smaller art and craft items, suitable for gifts, made by local crafts people.