Sunday 21 June 2020 - Friday 17 July 2020
He Aotearoa - New Zealand is beautiful. The basis of exhibition is inspired by seascapes from around the Rodney area. A selection of the paintings are also inspired by self- visions and self-designed artwork using the koru and other Maori symbols; these are inspired by love but also our need as humans to start looking after our families, planet and all other living creatures.
based Tauroa-Tibble’s creative work started later in life with designing and making her own concrete garden sculptures. After a 10-year break, to look after her parents full-time she found the urge to be creative calling her to do more and turned to painting in acrylics and oils when she could. is a self-taught artist. As she has had no formal training a lot of her previous paintings have been gifted to family and friends who live both here and in Australia. has often used the koru and other Maori symbols to design her own artwork. Her passion stems from the beauty she sees around her; landscapes, sea and beach scenes where can change dramatically from her subtle pastels to the bold fiery . started painting full-time in January 2019 when her passion turned into an obsession. Life experiences whether joy or sadness are incorporated in every painting. “My medium of choice is oil, which I use over acrylic, I enjoy seeing a painting start in acrylics and then come to life in oils.”