Art Galleries to visit in Rarotonga, Aitutaki and Atiu
Painting, prints, sculpture, and installations of contemporary Cook Islands and Pacific artists. Hand painted and printed T-shirts, one off designer dresses; fabrics and embroidered works by women of Arorangi village.
Representing Cook Islands artists: Kay and Ian George, David Teata, Joan Rolls, Mahiriki Tangaroa, Ani O'Neill, Andrea Eimke, Loretta Reynolds, Bianca Whittaker, Croc Coulter, Varu Samuels and works by New Zealand based artists Sylvia Marsters and Nanette Lele´ulu.
Contemporary paintings, sculpture, photography, video and new media installation.
Displays art work of Mike Tavioni, Jerome Sheddon, Kay George, Tim Buchanan, Apii Rongo, Loretta Reynolds and New Zealand/Pacific artists Mark Cross, Andy Leleisi’uao and Michel Tuffery.
Paintings and limited edition prints, special focus on Cook Islands dance.
Showing works of Judith Kunzlé and Glenn (Hori) Miller. Moana Gems Pearl & Art Gallery has two stores: one in the CITC Shopping Centre Avarua, and the other on the main road, east end of Avarua.
Paintings, sand paintings and art & craft.
Showing works by Kanoe Heidi Aquino.
Kota’a Art is open by appointment.
Textile art, tivaivai, designer clothing, textile installations and jewelery. Featuring works of Andrea Eimke.
Andrea offers tivaivai workshops for visitors. The Atiu Fibre Arts Studio is open by appointment.
Paintings, prints and local crafts.
Showing artists from Aitutaki: David Nicholls, Atiu: Jeanne Humphreys and Rarotonga: Judith Kunzlé.
Local crafts include handmade pareu (sarongs), ukuleles, pearl jewelry, shell jewelry, glass work, weaving and carving all proudly made in Aitutaki.
Several Cook Islands artists have huts and stands at the Saturday Market in Avatiu, Rarotonga.