Whats new in 2021!

“Sunset Showers” as published on the front cover of the NZ Art Calendar 2021. Thanks Blackfish Media for this prestigious opportunity.

Thank you for visiting Jacquie Ellis – NZ Artist site

Some people paint to impress, some people paint to learn, what I paint is not just what I see, but what I feel. I think this is what sets me apart from other artists. It’s the moment, the inspiration, the thought and the emotion that creates a masterpiece, and a work of art worth owning.

This website is not cluttered by endless galleries of unsold work – it is a representation of various genre and mediums created by myself, and these are best viewed in my gallery at Karangahake.

The Gallery is located in the beautiful Karangahake Gorge at 39 River Road – use this link Gallery and art sessions to find out times and details or Contact Me or mobile number to book a private viewing. All enquiries are welcomed.

Copper Pot – acrylic on stretched canvas $899


The paintings from this artist reflect a wide array of different genres and styles. This always keeps her approach fresh and exciting. Artworks are seen at group and sole exhibitions throughout New Zealand, but you will no doubt prefer to visit the artist’s studio and gallery, see the full range, and have a chat. Use the Contact Me page to email or contact Jacquie.

Four Pots – acrylic on canvas. For sale $1,900

Resin Creations

Resin is a very versatile medium to have fun with. You can create amazing things like cheeseboards, beautiful and functional platters, coasters, and small resin items like pyramids and crystals.    Native NZ and exotic woods have been sourced from a local mill for the cheeseboards and platters. All made in my studio in the Karangahake Gorge. Fantastic gifts for house warming, weddings, thank yous – something just a little bit special.

To view the range, visit the Gallery, or use the Contact page to find out what market my products will be displayed at next.

Gallery and art sessions

Gallery located at 39 River Road, Karangahake Gorge

There is ample parking space in front. Paintings – framed and unframed, prints and resin products available for you to view and purchase.  Eftpos available plus Visa and Mastercard (with 2.95% surcharge).

Hours –  Sunday 1pm to 4pm if weather is fine.  Please call or text 022 323-1465 outside these hours to arrange viewing.


Learn to paint or improve your practice!  Meet people who enjoy being creative and social.  Bring your own ideas and materials to class.  Different painting styles can be explored to develop an individual approach.  Students start and learn at their own pace.  $25 for 2 hrs.

Tuesday  1pm to 3pm        

Wednesday 9am to 11am  & 1pm to 3pm

Summer evening session – Tuesday 6.30pm to 8.30pm (end October to Easter)

One on one tuition or mentoring – $60 per hour (minimum 2hrs).  Prebooking  is essential.  Please email me to book.

Bring your own supplies – brushes, paints, picture etc as these are not supplied by the tutor to keep your costs down.

Call me on 022 323-1465, txt or email for bookings.   Bank deposit or cash payment can be made.  Eftpos available plus Visa and Mastercard (with 2.95% surcharge).