Creative Directory

This directory has been compiled by Toi Wairarapa but is by no means exhaustive. If you would like to be included please contact us. Use the search facility on the right or click on a Directory Category to narrow your search.

Visual Arts/Crafts/Photography

Judy is an experienced dressmaker and designer who also enjoys making old favourites wearable again. She is also a keen watercolourist and painter with Wai Art.

06 304 7161
Juliana Venning

Juliana has published poems and short stories, and also does watercolour paintings of birds.

027 4866713
Julie Clifton

I take people shots, and still prefer film. I write poems for pleasure and record/review events in writing. I mostly give work and services away, or for exchange.

027 9363 943

A Masterton-based artist who works in oils and pencil. Reoresented by Anna Miles Gallery, Auckland.

Kathy Bartlett

Kathy Bartlett is a Wairarapa born artist. Working mostly in portraiture, in oils, acrylic and gouache. She studied fine art at the Learning Connexion in Wellington. Recent projects include the FORWARD billboard public exhibition as part of the 2015 Kokomai Festival.


Tutor, fine art, pastel, watercolour

04 236 7121

Kay works from her studio

027 827 3239
Ken Stokes

Painter, mostly acrylic landscape of the South Wairarapa but also pieces with text and images. I am also into installations in the landscape.

Kids' Art Club

06 304 8255

A creative space for people who use, or have used mental health services and for their whanau and friends and for the whole community. King Street aims to promote well-being in the community through creative expression. Tutors: Harry Watson, Jenny Morgan, Leanne Taylor, Linda Tilyard.

06 378 9777