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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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MEET THE SELLERS - Newmarket Gallery

So you've had the opportunity to Meet Our Makers, so we thought it's time you get to know us too! Meet Our Sellers, here is our Newmarket Gallery team, a passionate bunch who are fuelled by coffees from across the road & the endless inspiration that surrounds them.

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MEET THE MAKER // ANNA CHURCH

Last week, Anna Church released her latest Print Series - ASSEMBLE & so we thought it's time you get to know Anna Church a bit better. We took the time to interview Anna & discover more about her creative process, daily routine & even the coffee she sips on... Deep dive into the innovative imagination of Anna Church - you won't be disappointed!

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Te Reo Māori Evening with Hēmi Kelly

On Monday evening, we had the wonderful opportunity to have our staff & wider families learn more Te Reo Māori with Hēmi Kelly. The Poi Room has endeavored to increase the use of Te Reo within our daily interactions, in the hope, of encouraging others to engage in the learning & retention of Te Reo Māori.

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Hang Art With The Hangman

Although DIY is in our nature as Kiwi's there is a time & place! When it comes to hanging art, it is imperative that you get a professional to get the job done. Not only does this ensure the safety of your valued art piece, but when you step back to view the artwork upon a wall you're guaranteed it won't be on a slight slant.

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