Our Collection

Friends of the Permanent Collection

Our ‘Friends of the Permanent Collection” provide support for increasing and maintaining the collection.

We have a video of our current Permanent Collection for viewing here:

The Gallery’s permanent collection is focused across three themes.

Theme 1
headland Sculpture on the Gulf Maquettes
These works are a visual history of this world class event that was initiated by the Gallery in 2003.

Theme 2
Artists in Residence
Our biennale Waiheke Artist in Residence Programme was initiated by the gallery in 2007.

Our Artists in Residence have been:

2007 Phil Newbury - Invercargill
2008 Steven Mulqueen - Dunedin
2010 Sarah Guppy - Auckland
2012 Susanne Kerr - Wellington
2014 Euan Macleod, Reg Mombassa, Steve Lopes, Elisabeth Cummings, Amanda Penrose Hart, Joe Frost, Idris Murphy, Peter O’Doherty, Susan O’Doherty. NSW, Australia.

Michel Tuffery


Mark Surridge


Bronwen Newbury

Theme 3
Waiheke Artists who have lived on the Island for a significant time and whose work has been significantly influenced by their time here. Works have yet to be procured for this theme.