Art by Katy Waite

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Katy Waite is happy to carry out painting commissions in her familiar style, theme and technique

ABOUT THE ARTIST
Katy Waite grad­u­ated from Edin­burgh School of Art in 1973, with a BFA in ceram­ics and stained glass. She won an Andrew Grant Award for a fur­ther year of study and travel dur­ing which time she researched and pho­tographed many stained glass win­dows in Europe. She went on to win a National Award for her exper­i­men­tal stained glass work. She sub­se­quently worked in a com­mer­cial stained glass stu­dio in Ger­many where she worked on major com­mis­sions and win­dow restora­tion projects.
Over the years she has worked both in the UK and New Zealand as an art teacher, pot­ter and stained glass artist con­tin­u­ing to pur­sue explo­ration of mixed media art. She has com­pleted major archi­tec­tural glass com­mis­sions in both coun­tries.
Her stu­dio and gallery is part of Oasis Oamaru

1972; Grad­u­ated Edin­burgh Art School: Won Andrew Grant Award for fur­ther study.

1973; Trav­elled & stud­ied; won a national archi­tec­tural glass award from the Wor­ship­ful Com­pany of Glaziers.

1973–1979; Taught art & exhib­ited stained glass in both Ger­many & Britain. Worked for Dierig Stu­dios in Uber­lin­gen, Ger­many design­ing for both pub­lic build­ings & churches.

1979–1999;Migrated to New Zealand. Based in Auck­land. Teach­ing at both Unitec & Michael Park School. Com­pleted major glass com­mis­sions in this time while help­ing to estab­lish the fac­ul­ties that are the respected insti­tu­tions they are today.

1999-2013; Lived & worked in an old gold refinery in Paeroa, northern Waikato, where she & her husband, Greg, created a cultural oasis and shop with antiques, art, craft and hand-built furniture. During this time she developed her watercolour painting – creating translucent layers reminiscent of coloured glass.

2013-2017 ; Moved closer to grandchildren in Oamaru, North Otago, where she & her husband run an antiques shop & gallery, Oasis Oamaru, where she exhibits her newest works. These are inspired by the ever-changing skies and light over the Harbour, which her South Hill studio overlooks.

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Fishermans Wharf, Dusk

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Art by Katy Waite was last modified: by Greg Waite
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Mt. Agung at Dusk - Bali

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Mountain View at Dusk

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Boats at Dusk, Friendly Bay was last modified: by Greg Waite
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Rhododendrons

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Roses

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Peonies

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Peonies

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Holmes Wharf, Oamaru, Dusk was last modified: by Greg Waite
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Dusk Light

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Dawn-Light – Friendly Bay was last modified: by Greg Waite
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Dusk-Light - Friendly Bay

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Dusk-Light – Friendly Bay was last modified: by Greg Waite
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St. Luke’s Church Oamaru was last modified: by Greg Waite
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Katy Waite. “Oamaru Boat Harbour” was last modified: by Greg Waite
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Evening Glow 1

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Four Panel Screen

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Evening Glow 2

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Still Life with Hydrangeas was last modified: by Greg Waite
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Stained Glass Panel

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Stained Glass Panels

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