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Lonely Bay
Kaka -A Birds Eye View 450x320
Blind Bay Great Barrier
Purangi Kayaks 460x343
Butterfly Bach 530x200
Otautu Point View II 300x400
Hahei Kayaks 443x294
Cooks Beach Estuary 440x330
Flaxmill Bay & Front Beach 2013
Hydrangea Bach
Oystercatchers and Blue Bach
Otama Off Season
WM Hillside Baches
The Road Home
Rachel Portrait - Coromind_edited.jpg

March 2024 update

 

HAHEI STUDIO/GALLERY 

OPEN BY APPOINTMENT

 

Please text 027 3196303 for directions and to arrange a time to visit - I'd love to see you! 

Vibrant and compelling paintings in a unique

and distinctive style.

By Rachel Olsen

Large range of limited edition prints also available

Rachel's Artwork

Rachel enjoys capturing the beauty and character of her environment. Her paintings are always uplifting and often depict the beautiful New Zealand coastline in summer. The ever-changing sea and sky, bush clad hills, character seaside baches and caravans, old dinghies and pohutukawas are among some of her favourite subjects. Featuring in particular is the east coast of the Coromandel Peninsula which has been her home for over 30 years. 

Rachel's best known works have a unique 'Kiwi' flavour, and evoke a warm sense of nostalgia and playful wonder, often reminding us of times and places close to our hearts. A good understanding of light, colour, balance and line, combined with a natural ability to draw and compose has given her paintings wide appeal.

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