Browsing Archive: June, 2009

Be there or watch as the auction goes to air on Campbell live!!

Posted by Sharlene Schmidt on Tuesday, June 30, 2009,
Thursday the 2nd of July is a big night, I have 1 piece in the collaborative art work Ngatahi, & one large piece that will be in the exhibition "Out of the Blue" I can not be there like many of you BUT... If your in New Zealand you will get to watch it!!  Exciting!!

My "NGATAHI" piece

The big picture all these small tiles make is a secret until Thursday night, even us artists do not know what it will be!!

"Aotearoa" Oil on Canvas


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Tips on Art Collecting.

Posted by Sharlene Schmidt on Tuesday, June 23, 2009,
Courtesy of The Affordable Arts comes 10 Tips on Art Collecting. This is great advice for not only collectors but artists as well!!

1. Buy Art because you like it & because it moves you, & because it will enhance your life. 
2. Visit as many Galleries as you can, Gallery staff can be helpful guides in your Art education.
3. Get on Gallery Mailing Lists so you will be invited to openings & special Events.
4. Visit & Join your local art Museums and non profit art centers. Curators sometimes give le...

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What was I thinking??? $1 Reserve Auctions + Found an auction you Cant miss!!

Posted by Sharlene Schmidt on Tuesday, June 16, 2009,

I have no Idea what I was thinking, but I have done it $1 Reserve Auctions on Trade Me, Both Colour Blind & Floating Dreams, One week only They close on Sunday 21st June. Have a look, tell your mates... Here's the links... Click either the title or the picture.

Colour Blind

Floating Dreams

All good fun!! & Affordable!!
Unfortunately Trade Me only cater to New Zealand & Australian Residents, However here is an Auction You should all check out, definitely one not to be missed!!


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Road Trip & getting ready for the upcoming Exhibitions

Posted by Sharlene Schmidt on Tuesday, June 16, 2009,
It has been a full on week with the Affordable art show Preview weekend in Masterton, a 4 hour round trip, I did not once, not twice, but three times, each well worth it though! As previously blogged, I dropped off my paintings on the Thursday last week, then after work on Saturday I picked up a friend Ronda & we set off over there again, this time was for the opening night, some really lovely work there & a lot got snapped up very quickly, though I did not sell any pieces I was very honored ...
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What a long Day, 4 Hours driving just to deliver Art.

Posted by Sharlene Schmidt on Thursday, June 11, 2009,

Be There if you can, the more people that come, the more likely it can happen again next year! Open to the public Sunday 14th June 10am - 5pm

Above link takes you to the Story on Scoop

 This was 4 Hour round trip with the family just to deliver 3 works, well worth it though the kids are so well behaved in the car & its a really nice drive, Lots of country side, lots of inspiration, I forgot to take my camera over with me ...

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Link's, Idea's, & new challenges.

Posted by Sharlene Schmidt on Monday, June 1, 2009,

"Innocently Wild"

I got onto it like I said I would & entered the Art Guild Challenge see my last post "What to do next" I had to come up with something that incorporated "Orange, Triangle, Umbrella & innocence" It would have been to easy to paint an cocktail umbrella in a glass with a slice of orange sitting wedged on the side with lots of triangles showing in that, They are designed to make one think outside of the box.

Challenge 3 Has started, the theme is: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral so tha...

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About Me

Sharlene 2010 Highlights  One of 7 artists worldwide selected to have her artworks transformed into jewellery with award winning American company Bajidoo.  Exhibited in group exhibition in Italy  Took part in 15 group exhibitions, and held a solo show. 2011 Highlights  Won the January UK Derwent Award with a pastel work.  Attended an artist residency in India  Took part in 8 group exhibitions and 2 solo shows  Was listed in the International Dictionary of Artists, published by World Wide Art Books.  Attended an artist residency in Albania.  Studying Masters of Arts Management at Whitecliffe Art School  Global press coverage, from newspaper articles to Television and live stream interviews, for numerous events. Contact details: Facebook:




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