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Laree Payne


Laree Payne is based in Kirikiriroa (Hamilton) where she runs the eponymous dealer gallery.
Since opening the gallery in the summer of 2018, Payne has worked with emerging through to established artists, growing and developing audiences for leading contemporary art both in the Waikato region and nationally.
With a passion for work which is fresh, challenging and considered, Payne is keen to support the creation of new work which is imaginative, engaging and which speaks to the diversity within our community.

Image credit: Kate Micaela as commissioned by Art Collector

Antanas Procuta

Curator Support

Antanas is Principal Architect at Paua Architects in Hamilton with over thirty years broad range experience in New Zealand and the United Kingdom – from university campus and residential projects to recreational and community facilities.

He has had continued involvement in the Hamilton and Cambridge communities, supporting initiatives to enhance the physical, physical and social environments in each, including a range of pro-bono projects, including assistance with the Meteor and Clarence Street Theatres, and the Riff Raff Public Arts Trust


Jane Sutherland

Curator Support