Wow it has been awhile since I last updated my blog, I have been busy though.
I have been preparing, painting, drawing, resourcing, for.......
My Solo at fusion Gallery, open from the 10th - 28th Nov 10am - 5pm 41 Diana St Lumsden
Deco Echo Exhibition, open from the 30th Oct - 21st Nov 1 Queens wharf, wellington (Nz academy of fine arts)
Kumeu Art in the Garden open 6th - 7th Nov

I have been lucky enough to be sponsored by Kodak Express in Levin for Kumeu Art in the Garden which is run by the Nz Art Guild, Thank you Kodak Express!!
It doesn't matter where in New Zealand you are they can print it for you, there site allows you to upload or your pics and choose what you want done with them all from the comfort of your own home, and at competitive prices too. They are also on
facebook if you want to follow updates and specials.
Remember to buy your tickets now - gate sales aren't guaranteed on the day. Go to This is a charity event and funds raised are donated to Hospice West Auckland and Kumeu/Huapai Volunteer Fire Brigade - show your support for these great causes and have an awesome day out!

I also have to Thank Alfred Memelink for framing two of my Pastels for me to take to Auckland, he has done an amazing Job!! Alfred is an awesome watercolour artist, and has recently won a major award with his works, if you get a chance do check out his site too.



The Opening to Deco Echo at the Academy of Fine Arts, was last night, and so many people took the opportunity to dress up me included, a 3 piece band were playing, they were very good!! And wow, what an awesome evening! I was stoked to see at the end of the evening My painting "Composed"had sold, was a night to remember for sure!!

*"Composed" 60x30 cm Oil
©sharlene schmidt 2010

I have sent 9 Oils down to Fusion Gallery in Lumsden, for my Solo which is running for 18 days 10th Nov- 28th Nov, there where lots of sleepless night involved getting them all done, a lot of sleepless nights getting works done for Kumeu as well!!

I have set up a note on facebook for Tuapeka Goldfields Museum, artists should check it out sounds like a lot of fun, and the gold Pans are awesome, Mine has arrived, and I will start on it soon!!

Panning for Art
Gabriel’s Gully 150th 2011
As part of the celebrations, the Tuapeka Goldfields Museum is sponsoring an art project which will be exhibited in Ross Place, the main street of Lawrence.
The museum is offering 150 gold pans to 150 artists to decorate in any way they choose.

Contact: Greenwitch (Chairperson)

Tuapeka Goldfields Museum Inc
17 Ross Place

Thank you for taking the time to read my blog and I hope you have found some interesting links within it, have an excellent weekend, and if you are going to be at any of the events I have listed, feel free to come and introduce yourself to me, would be lovely to meet you all too!!