The Fullmer Gallery nestles in the small settlement of Tasman, between Nelson and Motueka on the northern tip of New Zealand’s South Island.
Attached to Steve Fullmer’s studio, the gallery features a range of contemporary arts and crafts from well known New Zealand artists, as well as the most comprehensive range of Steve’s work you’ll find anywhere.
You can reach the gallery easily by taking the Tasman exit on the Nelson-Motueka State Highway 60 and turning right into Baldwin Rd when you get to the Tasman Store and Café
But why not enjoy the delights of the Ruby Bay Scenic Route!
Take the Mapua turnoff and drive along the coastal road that hugs the sea and climbs through orchards, olive groves and pastures and past Jester House, an award-winning cafe, until you come to the Tasman Store and Café on your left.
Turn left into Baldwin Road and we’re right there.
Hours: 10am – 4pm daily, but please call ahead if you’re making a special trip.
The New Zealand landscape and seascape haveinspired his earlier abstract work.
Exploring horizons, horizontals, verticals and above andbelow, earth and sky, sea and sky.
” From the horizon, you go beyond the edge of the
world to the sky and beyond that, to the unknown. For
me, colour spaces facilitate that experience . For me,
abstraction facilitates that experlence .”
The most recent works are Inspired by a visit to ItaIy:
Venice, Florence and Sienna. The colours , textures,
pigments, walls and frescoes offer a new direction in
Don Newgren: Truth . . . As I See It
February 2 – 23, 2013
Reviewed by Anna Pearson in the Nelson Mail: “Abstract paintings aim to challenge”