Jane Whiting

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I am an established New Zealand painter,

 who has been exhibiting for 40 years.

I enjoy the process of painting and experimenting with all mediums and I’m inspired by our stunning NZ landscape. 

My painting career started at 17 as a hobby and grew steadily through the years, exhibiting while always working full-time.

Living on Waiheke Island, I was inspired to do a lot of nautical based work.


I opened my first studio ‘Southseas Studio’ on Blackpool beachfront and continued to exhibit at the Waiheke Community Gallery and in Auckland at Outreach and The French Art Gallery.

In 2004, I moved north to become a full time artist, which has been a great success. Working from my Cowshed Studio, I taught after-school classes and exhibited regularly. 

In 2015, my work was published in the Important World Artists’ book from USA and True Tales of Mountains & Memories, Northland and NZ Artist Magazine 2019.

I tutor ‘Stepping Stones’ a special needs class at the Quarry Arts Centre in Whangarei and I was featured on Attitude TV and ‘Unbreakable’ with a blind student.

Recently, I’ve returned to the coast and opened my new ‘Southseas Studio’ in Headland Farm Park, Tamaterau.​

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To contact me, phone 027 569 8822.