Clare Reilly framing painting in studio

NEXT Exhibition
Little River Gallery
29 October - 22 November 2022

Ode to Fiordland
This is the land of mosses,
lichens and muddy bogs.
Where rich spongy soils
leach their tannins, staining
the water a deep, dark brown.
Where tiny lush islands are
strung like the pearls of a necklace
on a grey shimmering sea.
– Clare Reilly 2021 

RECENT ExhibitionS

Calming the Wild Heart

Little River Gallery | Banks Peninsula | 30th October - 23rd November 2021   

Inner Lands

Little River Gallery | Banks Peninsula | 26th September - 28th Oct 2020    

Wider Horizons

Kereru Gallery | Mapua | 29th February - 30th March 2020      

Journeys of the Heart

Little River Gallery | Banks Peninsula | 19th October - 19th November 2019

Going Native

Orion Powerhouse Gallery | Akaroa | 26th January - 17th February 2019

Dance of Life

Little River Gallery | Banks Peninsula | 28th September - 25th October 2017   

Clare Reilly photo of artist

About Clare Reilly

My painting career began in 1976 with my first exhibition in Wellington with a group of six other emerging Wellington artists. This was to be the beginning of my lifelong journey in painting.

New Book Released in October 2021

Eye of the calm
Celebrating artist Clare Reilly's life and work, this beautiful collection explores her passions for coastal New Zealand and the country's wildlife. Beautiful writing and serene paintings combine to cover themes...    

Published by Exisle Publishing
6th October 2021                                           

Click here to "Meet the Artist" on youtube

To order the new book – $55 + PP

Book by Clare Reilly New Zealand Artist


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