ReCreate Exhibition

Opening night 22nd February 5 – 7 pm
Closes 31st March
6 week Exhibition


ReCreate exhibition is a 6 week exhibition held at The Collaboration. One of our annual shows that is always anticipated and enjoyed by our community. Showing a broad range of artwork exploring the concept of recycled or reclaimed materials! The challenge is for each artist to explore concepts of sustainability through the use of their media. It is a great way to help our wider community see the beauty and necessity of using recycled and reclaimed materials for our environment. The exhibition will features 10 Aotearoa artists;


Aimee Gruar
Glen Colechin
Helen Oishi
Jan Huijbers
Mike Paora – SOMg
Nathan Hull
Phil Taylor
Vanessa Erkes

Media// Recycled, found or reclaimed materials

The kaupapa of our exhibition space is based on supporting established, emerging and aspiring artists. Sharing knowledge and experience to help others to grow.

Exhibition Sponsors

We are always looking for new Exhibition Sponsors and patrons to The Collaboration.
Your sponsorship helps to remove barriers for our artists. If you are interested in becoming a Collaboration Patrol or exhibition sponsor please click below to send us an email to

Aspiring Artist Program Sponsor
// Aspiring Artist Program restarts in March 2024 thanks to Creative communities New Plymouth
The Aspiring Artists Program empowers young artists U18 to participate in an exhibition alongside emerging and established artists. A program which springboards Aspiring artists into new creative opportunities and a pathway to establishing their own creative voice.

Seeking new sponsorship for  2024 to allow accessible exhibition opportunities for our artists. We aim to keep our exhibitions as accessible as possible for our artists. Help through sponsors, patrons and donors allows us to support our artists continue to share their work and creative journey in a high quality exhibition space. We would love your help and support to continue providing a high quality experience for our artists and community.