Cambridge Open Studios Art Tour 
14-15 April 2018, 10am-4pm each day
23 fabulous locations to visit

Choose the artists that you wish to visit or do the entire tour! All the artists are listed below, or download and print the brochure here. Grab your friends, choose your own route and explore both town and country while visiting these studios or art spaces and the artists that work in them. Cambridge Open Studios Art Tour is a joint initiative between Cambridge Society of Arts and Cambridge Autumn Festival. Enjoy!

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Felicity Mehrtens

355a Maungatautari Road

Felicity is an artist and illustrator working in fine-line pen and watercolour. She enjoys creating work on antique and vintage books and encyclopaedia, with the art referencing the book’s subject.


Chrissy Taylor

355a Maungatautari Road

Chrissy works in a rural studio where she paints in a variety of mediums especially acrylic ink and pencil. She describes her work as abstract realism.


Diana Buchanan

355a Maungatautari Road

Diana works in acrylic and watercolour including works that reflect her appreciation of flowers and gardens. She also is inspired by the landscapes of NZ and the UK.


Janet Smith

37 Kairangi Road, Roto-o-rangi

Janet has her pottery studio in an old woolshed and specialises in Raku, wood fired work. She also has a LPG fired kiln and will have ceramic ware exhibited.


Diane Parker

241 Kaipaki Road

Diane embraces creativity with the main focus on clay and sculpture. Her work ebbs and flows from sculpture to domestic vessels, photography, painting and more recently mixed media jewellery using clay as one of the components.


Beverley Lawrenson

379 Te Miro Road

Beverley takes her artistic inspiration from nature and her garden. She paints in oils using bright colours and large canvases, giving greater impact to her paintings.


Catherine Haworth

129 Forrest Road

Catherine’s fine art is created using pastels with the main subjects being horses, ponies and dogs, and often including people.


Cambridge Camera Club

43 Forrest Road

Some of the Waikato’s finest photographers will have a range of photos available as fine art prints on paper and canvas.


Barry Harding, Woodcraft and Wood Turners Group

18 De la Mare Drive, Leamington

There is a comprehensive display especially for this Art Tour with both sculptural forms and turned wood pieces at the Woodcraft gallery and workshop.


Santie Cronje

72A Arnold Street, Leamington

Santie is a symbolist artist who paints in acrylics, using thin layers and washes to create different moods and light effects.


Phil Mead

261 Shakespeare Street

Phil enjoys both watercolour painting and woodwork as wall decoration. Phil is joined by Richard Horner for this art tour.


Richard Horner

261 Shakespeare Street

Richard paints traditional landscapes in watercolour and oils. Richard is joining Phil Mead to exhibit his paintings.


Di Tocker

33 Jarrett Terrace, Leamington

Di works from her purpose built studio, where she produces Cast glass art.


Lindsay Muirhead

4 Glenroy Place

Lindsay paints landscapes in oils including Fiordland vistas as well as contemporary palette knife paintings.


Kirsten McIntosh

6 Williams Street

Kirsten’s work in oils and acrylic includes landscape paintings and contemporary resin art.


Jill Matthew

5 Vogel Place

Jill works with fused glass. This involves heating glass layers, powders and shapes in a kiln to many hundreds of degrees and often several firings of individual pieces.


Carole Hughes

19 Queen Street

Carole is an expressionist artist who has studied the Fauve artists (1901- 1905). Colour is her passion and she paints with intenseness and a flow of bold strokes.


Wayne Sinclair

59 Duke Street

Wayne is an impressionistic painter who uses either oils or acrylics to create landscapes from New Zealand and overseas. He uses both brush and palette knife techniques.


Grant Jack

90 Alpha Street

Grant has droll, mainly graphic prints.


Heritage Gallery

85 Victoria St

This gallery has local artists including Narelle Huggins, Nichola Ahlers, Jennie de Groot, and others from around the country. Jennie will be exhibiting during the “Open Studios” weekend.


Kate Burchett

3 Grosvenor Street

Kate works using clay as her medium to suggest a story. She focuses on one piece from start to finish using diverse techniques and finishes.


Irina Gronous

62a Bowen Street

Irina grew up in Lithuania where both her parents were artists. Her works include wildlife and classic romantic figures.


Cambridge Society of Arts

Opposite no. 50 Thornton Road, adjacent to the outdoor exercise area and the children’s playground.

The CSA holds exhibitions for its members; gives workshops with guest artists in various media and provides a place to paint with other artists.

A variety of paintings by CSA members will be displayed onsite.