Tania Verrent

Born and raised in New Zealand’s Deep South, Tania observed first hand the rich diversity of New Zealand’s beautiful flora and fauna. She grew up captivated by the unique wildlife and rugged landscape that is the essence of New Zealand. Tania is a professional artist who paints New Zealand landscapes, birds and wildlife as well as the world’s exotic animals. I love it when a painting evokes an emotional response in the viewer and I feel privileged to make a living doing something I am so passionate about.
Tania is a member of the NZ Art Guild & also the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts and is currently residing in Levin.

 

 Tania Verrent at Central Art Gallery in Queenstown, New Zealand

"I love it when a painting evokes an emotional response in the viewer. I feel privileged to make a living doing something I am so passionate about.” - Tania Verrent

In a recent interview with Queenstown.com, artist Tania Verrent revealed how her passion for New Zealand wildlife is the driving force behind her work.
Born and raised in Invercargill, Tania is a self-taught artist who grew up inspired by New Zealand’s diverse flora and fauna. She creates a range of abstract and realistic paintings, often focusing on the beauty of New Zealand’s native birds, animals and landscapes.
Tania has moved to the North Island with her family to live in Levin, but a collection of her stunning paintings can be found in the Central Art Gallery, Queenstown.


Read her full interview on Queenstown.com here

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Awards:

Numerous solo and group exhibitions in New Zealand and Australia.
 
Tania has had several artworks published in art related magazines including Pastel Artist International and Australian Artist magazine.