Akapita Scally (Aka)
Artist - Cal Wagenaar
Artist - Jayme Andersen
Artist - John Sheehan Snr & Margaret
John Sheehan Snr is the Founder of Mountain Jade, taking it from its humble roots working in his single man workshop. John's wife, Margaret Franken, has the same shared passion to carve stone and a skilled hand in producing her own contemporary pieces. Read More
Artist - Kyohei Noguchi
Working from his West Coast studio, Kyohei is an artist of great skill who is developing into one of the countries finest emerging carvers. Son of a bone-carver, Kyohei sees greenstone as a New Zealand icon. His pieces combine incredible stone with balanced lines and artful lashing, to produce works of art that stay true to the beauty of simplicity and let the stone sing. Read More.
Artist - Luke Gardiner
This self taught artist, finds his inspiration in nature and has been re-creating its beauty in greenstone for over a decade. His connection with the wairua (spirit) of the land is evident in each of his designs, infusing his artwork with a peaceful, protective aura. Read More
Artist - Neil Brown
Artist - Ric Moor
Artist - Tim Steel
Tim has developed his own style inspired by his ancestors, natural and urban aesthetics, as well as artefacts both contemporary and ancient. He describes himself as feeling grounded, knowing if it wasn't for them he wouldn't be here to have the privilege of working the stone. Read More.
Artists - Mountain Jade Hokitika
Inside the Mountain Jade workshop, talented pounamu carvers call on specialist skills to transform raw stone into carved art. For this group, growing up in the pounamu capital of New Zealand has meant immersion in pounamu culture from a young age. Read More.