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My first etching, with spit bite

Posted on: Thursday, August 29, 2013
Untitled, etching with spit bite by Jasmine Kamante

This is the result of my short course in etching at St. Barnabas' Press. I loved experimenting in this media and hope to do more in the future.

Truth Seeker, showing at Artsight Gallery, March 2013

Posted on: Thursday, March 7, 2013
Truth Seeker by Jasmine Kamante, oil on canvas

My painting "Truth Seeker" is showing at the Artsight Window Gallery, 5a Flower Street, Auckland from 13th to 19th March 2013. Pop down and take a look if you get a chance.

Fixed Format exhibition, Northart, Auckland, January 2013

Posted on: Saturday, January 12, 2013

I have some work in the group show "Fixed Format". All works in this exhibition are on 16" x 16" (406mm x 406mmx) stretched canvases.

Join us for the opening on Tuesday 15 January, 6pm - 8pm at Northart, Norman King Square, Emie Mays Street, Northcote Shopping Centre, Auckland. The exhibition runs until 30 January 2013.

Making Tracks exhibition, Railway Street Studios, December 2012

Posted on: Friday, November 30, 2012

I will have some works in Artstation's Professional Practice End of Year Group Show. Please join us for the opening on Friday 7th December from 5.30pm to 8pm at Railway Street Studios, 8 Railway Street, Newmarket. The show runs until 16th January 2013. (Note - this has now been extended to 3rd February 2013)

King's College Art Sale opening 9th November 2012

Posted on: Friday, November 2, 2012
Maya by Jasmine Kamante

We have been invited to exhibit in the King's College Fine Art Sale this year. There's a wonderful line up of artists, and proceeds from this event are used to promote the development of art and culture, and for the improvement of student facilities.

Please join us at the opening cocktail party on November 9th at 6.30pm. For more details and information on how to book your ticket, please click here.

Here is my latest painting, "Maya", which is one of the pieces I will be showing there.

The Great Plate exhibition 2012

Posted on: Friday, August 3, 2012
Janus by Jasmine Kamante

The Great Plate is now in its 3rd year as the annual fundraising event for the Quarry Arts Centre. For this innovative exhibition 100 Artists are invited to create an original work of art on a blank Great Plate.
Each artist is given a ceramic Great Plate made by a local potter to use in any way they like. Artists donate their time and creations which are put on display in the Yvonne Rust Gallery at the Quarry Arts Centre from the 2nd to the 13th of August. The plates are also auctioned off on Trademe with all proceeds going to the Quarry Arts Centre. Click here to see my plate "Janus" in the auction.

Florence to Auckland extended to 7 August 2012

Posted on: Saturday, July 21, 2012

Due to its popularity, Railway Street Studios have extended our exhibition to the 7th of August 2012. It is open Monday to Saturday, 10am to 2pm.

Florence to Auckland opening Friday 13th July

Posted on: Wednesday, June 27, 2012

From the 13th of July to the 1st of August, Jesper Sundwall and I will be having a joint exhibition at the Railway Street Studios. We'll be showcasing figure work and still lifes in oil, charcoal and graphite.

Please come and join us for the opening, from 6-8pm. We have been kindly sponsored by Prodotti d'Italia who will be providing tasty Italian reds, Prosecco and nibbles to go with our art work for your enjoyment.

Artist's Talk on Sunday July 15th, bookings available now

Posted on: Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Jesper Sundwall and I are giving an Artist's Talk about our European experiences a couple of days after our opening...

Classical Realism Lecture

Posted on: Friday, December 16, 2011

Jesper Sundwall and I gave a lecture on our experiences learning Classical Realism on Thursday the 15th of December 2011 at Parnell Cathedral. It went really well. We got some good responses and had some interesting discussions. We even sold a couple of pieces.
Check out PC's blog post on our lecture/expo here: Classical Realism in NZ