Image: The Poor List, 2017, Peter Cleverley, Collection of the Forrester Gallery FG2018.2.1.

Peter Cleverley is a New Zealand artist who calls Kakanui home. His work spans continents and decades. He has explored global artistic styles and themes.

Forrester Gallery
28 January 2023 - 1:30pm to 2 April 2023 - 4:00pm

"A wonderful selection of inspiring art!"
- Carol, UK (Forrester visitor book)

Image: Too Much of a Good Thing, 2022, Eion Shanks (detail)

In this exhibition of new work, Eion Shanks is responding to David Attenborough’s documentary Breaking Boundaries: The Science of Our Planet.

Forrester Gallery
28 January 2023 to 2 April 2023
Image: Olive Groves at dusk, Central Portugal,  Summer 2022,  Katy Waite

Katy Waite has created an exhibition that celebrates her love of colour.

Forrester Gallery
28 January 2023 to 26 March 2023

"Excellent assistance, I found exactly what I wanted. Many thanks."
-Stephen (Archive visitor book)

Image: Still Life with Gypsophila, 1983, Peter Cleverley. Collection of the Forrester Gallery. Purchased with funds from the Oamaru Borough Council’s Picture Purchase Fund, 1984. FG1984.659.1.

Seven words, Seven colours, Seven paintings.

Two-part workshop, from 10am-1pm on Saturday and Sunday 11-12 March.

Forrester Gallery
11 March 2023 - 10:00am to 12 March 2023 - 1:00pm
Image: The Mother of Times, 2022, Trish Shirley (detail)

Trish Shirley’s latest exhibition places artists as Alchemists of their discipline, creating meaning through the transformation of raw materials into art works.

Forrester Gallery
28 January 2023 to 26 March 2023

"Extremely well put together exhibit and beautiful building"
- Elaine, NZ (Forrester visitor book)

Image: Forrester Gallery logo

Join us for a PechaKucha presentation where our exhibiting artists, Peter Cleverley, Eion Shanks, Trish Shirley and Katy Waite, share their ideas and talk about their exhibitions in a lively and fu

Forrester Gallery
9 February 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm