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The gallery creates opportunities for talented emerging artists to exhibit alongside established artists.

About Inspirit

Inspirit Studio & Gallery is a spacious contemporary art gallery and multifunctional creative space based in Pencarrrow Road, Tamahere. Hamilton. Inspirit was established in 2007 by Jenny Scown who is the director and also a contributing photographic artist.

The purpose built gallery exhibits a diverse range of artistic mediums. Photography, painting, indoor & outdoor sculpture, glass, jewellery, ceramics, functional art, wearable art, print making and mixed media. The Inspirit mission is to support and promote highest quality original New Zealand art and design with an emphasis on representing leading local artists.

About Jenny

Jenny Scown is the owner of Inspirit Gallery. She is also a photographic artist and the curator of this destination gallery personally selecting every piece of art on display. Jenny combined her passion for New Zealand art and nature to create and develop the vision for her spacious purpose built gallery and sculpture garden with panoramic rural views framed by three mountains.

Jenny is proud to represent both emerging and established artists and designers throughout New Zealand working in a wide variety of mediums.  She enjoys creating connections through art and enabling and supporting talented artists to develop their art practice and embrace opportunities in a sustainable way.

Jenny and her husband Chris opened the doors to Inspirit Gallery in 2007. Jenny followed her dream and now thirteen years late Inspirit has evolved into a gallery and sculpture garden attracting visitors from around New Zealand and the world. They love being a showcasing high quality art  and design in the Waikato region and being part of a vibrant community. 

What We Do

The gallery create opportunities for talented emerging artists to exhibit alongside established artists. The open plan design and stunning rural setting and views make it a wonderful place to host collaborative exhibitions by several different artists.

The gallery features an infinity sculpture lawn with stunning rural views of Pirongia and Maungatautari. The entrance is landscaped with New Zealand rocks, stones and plants to provide a dramatic setting for outdoor sculpture.

Special features including excellent lighting, high quality sound and visual technology. Inspirit gallery provides an inspirational venue for exhibitions, special events and workshops.

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Come and explore our breathtaking art collection from New Zealand's finest local artists.