behind the scenes - The Poi Room Ltd

Meet The Maker // HOLLY HOWE

It is our absolute pleasure to introduce you to Dunedin Jeweller, Holly Howe! Holly's energy & enthusiasm for her craft is infectious. We are so proud to represent this talented artist & continue to nurture Holly as her collection develops. Enjoy meeting Holly!

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AUCKLAND ART WEEK | Smitten by Candy Clarke

The excitement levels are at an all-time high! We are SO delighted to be exhibiting Candy Clarke's SMITTEN Exhibition during Auckland's Art Week (5th - 14th Nov) at our Newmarket Gallery - 17 Osborne St. 

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Meet The Maker - ALEX SANDS

We had the wonderful opportunity of interviewing Alex Sands for Alex Sands Carving Studio! The Poi Room has proudly represented this Carving Studio for a number of years & with every delivery, our breaths are taken with the exceptional talent this team possesses.

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SMITTEN with Candy Clarke

Our secret is now revealed! We are excited to announce that Candy Clarke will be exhibiting SMITTEN with us during Auckland’s Art Week (5th -14th Nov 2021). There is so much hard work that goes in behind the scenes for an upcoming exhibition, we thought we would draw the curtain back & allow an insight into the creative process.

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Life In Lockdown

Well, we Aucklanders have had it pretty tough! This is our 5th Lockdown, but we're keeping the spirits high & the hopes to go down a level even higher. Take care of yourselves during this time Aotearoa! Kia Kaha // Stay Strong.

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MEET THE MAKER // TIM CHRISTIE

We have a secret that we can FINALLY share! The Poi Room is proud to represent Wellington-based Artist, Tim Christie. Tim’s work captures a wide audience & he has experienced rapid success in New Zealand & abroad. His unique style has been described as a modern synthesis of Op Art, Pop Art, Street Art, Geometric Expressionism & De Stijl. Let us introduce you to, Tim Christie!

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Shopping In Comfort

You can purchase all our Aoteaora Art from the comfort of your home! Daily we are refreshing our collections & ensuring that you have access to the latest creativity that our NZ Artists have to offer. There are perks to shopping ONLINE...

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MEET THE MAKER // TONY HARRINGTON

Did you know that Tony Harrington was one of our very FIRST Aotearoa Artists when The Poi Room started 14yrs ago? We were BUZZING way back then when we first represented his work & as the years have gone on, we still share the same excitement & enthusiasm when we present his talent within our Gallery Showrooms.

Let us introduce you to Napier-based Artist - Tony Harrington!

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Meet The Maker // Ari Apa Ilango

We are SO excited to introduce you to our NEW ARTIST - Ari Apa! Ari is an analog collage artist from Auckland. Her hand-cut three-dimensional collages reflect the beauty of nature & what we make of it, with a unique take on a traditional 'cut-and-paste' medium.

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MEET THE SELLERS - Online

Here is the team that you don't see! This is the behind-the-scenes trio that makes the wheels turn. The dynamic team ensures the Online Gallery, Marketing & Artist's are all well taken care of. No day is the same in The Poi Room HQ & these guys sure know how to adapt & really fast! Go on, get to know them...

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Simon Lewis Wards Sugar Rush Exhibition

We chatted with Simon to get a bit of an understanding about this exhibition and what made him create the pieces he did. 

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MEET THE SELLERS - Ponsonby

Dynamite comes in small packages - this team of four certainly lives up to that statement! Here is our Ponsonby Gallery team, an enthusiastic bunch who share the aroha // love with everyone that walks through the gallery doors. Go on, get to know them!

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