The Team

Click on the links below to learn all about the wonderful inhabitants of our studio.

Holly Ross

Holly is an artist and designer whose more recent focus has been on creating public artworks combining the influences of graffiti, typography and sign-writing. She enjoys the conceptual, problem-solving aspect of design and takes a similar approach to the walls she paints — the message is key, words are weapons and public walls are an opportunity … Continue reading Holly Ross

Stephanie Cossens

Steph is a sculptor with an interest in soft sculpture and ceramics.    

Lizzie Snow

Lizzie Snow is a 21 year old NZ artist working under her artist name ‘fortyonehundred’. Inspired by mandalas & fractals in nature, Lizzie creates original artworks, murals and limited edition prints & products. Lizzie has a dog called George who is the most wonderful little creature and a very helpful art assistant.   See more of Lizzie’s … Continue reading Lizzie Snow

Stephen Templer

Collect your beautiful boarding pass, pick up your passport to the love country and set sail on a camembert ocean in your dream boat. Welcome to the waking dream, your romantic flight of fancy as you cross the border into the world of Stephen Templer. Let us fluff your pillow and make space on the … Continue reading Stephen Templer

Kelly Spencer

Back in 2008 I was on a boat in Nicaragua, and I shared the ocean breeze with a lady who was funding her travels with her design skills. That, to me – lover of travel and creativity – seemed genius. Since then, I have been operating as a freelance designer-illustrator-adventurer who is mostly based in … Continue reading Kelly Spencer

Sean Duffell

I believe originality in one’s work is paramount as an artist and art in public spaces should ultimately aim to empower the surrounding community. My hope is that my work will add a sense of vibrancy and contribute culturally to the areas that I am painting in, and that the members of these communities will … Continue reading Sean Duffell

Rieko Woodford-Robinson

The very old and much loved soft toys depicted in Rieko’s portraits seem to be a little reluctant to reveal their stories, where as her anthropomorphic animals are placed in sceneries that seem to be taken from almost forgotten childhood tales.Her paintings give people a tiny window into the lives of the characters. Her work … Continue reading Rieko Woodford-Robinson

Rebeka Whale

Rebeka is an experience designer, creating delightful worlds for offices, street games, dance events, site-specific theatre shows, parties, retreats, film shoots, conferences and functions. An honors graduate of the first cohort of Performance Designers from Toi Whakaari – NZ Drama School and Massey University, Rebeka has created sets, puppets, props and costumes, as well as … Continue reading Rebeka Whale

Jon Coddington

Jon Coddington emerged like a bronze butterfly onto the Wellington theatre and art scene after defeating the Bachelor of Performance Design, hailing from Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School, and Massey University. Since then he has gone on many adventures, in the realms of theatre, film, animation, puppetry, and illustration. Recently, his puppetry work has gone … Continue reading Jon Coddington