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Fri, 29 Sept


The Creative Community Campus


With guest tutor Ninette Kruger


Time & Location

29 Sept 2023, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Creative Community Campus, 159 17th Avenue, Tauranga South, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand

About the event

Under the Influence – a monthly art workshop series featuring local artists and their unique creativity!

Every artist will bring a different art form, so it is a great opportunity to explore your creativity! We have a diverse range lined up from mixed media, charcoal, pencil, pottery, acrylic, kokowai and more!

Introducing our September artist – Ninette Kruger!

This workshop is an opportunity to meet new friends, bring together your pals and get creative over a drink or two in our terrific new Creative Campus.

Friday, 29th September

6 - 8pm

The Creative Campus


All materials and nibbles included in the cost. BYO drinks.

About the Artist....

Ninette Kruger is a passionate pewter artist with roots in South Africa and a heart that beats for metal embossing. Born and raised amidst the vibrant culture of South Africa, Ninette's journey into the world of pewter began after being inspired by her grandmother’s pewter creations. Since 2004, she has immersed herself in this ancient art form, honing her skills and nurturing her creative spirit.

In 2014, Ninette took her love for pewter to the next level by sharing her expertise through metal embossing and pewter workshops. Her journey took an exciting turn in 2016 when she, along with her family, embarked on a new adventure in New Zealand. It was in this picturesque setting that Ninette embraced her true calling, becoming a full-time professional pewter artist in 2020.

Ninette's work is a testament to her deep connection with nature. Drawing inspiration from the beauty that surrounds her, she crafts highly detailed botanical and ocean-inspired wall art that fills homes with its unique allure. Her creations have not only caught the eye of admirers locally but have also been celebrated in interior design magazines both in her new home and abroad.

Ninette's art has found a global following, with international collectors drawn to the craftsmanship that defines her pieces. However, her passion extends beyond her studio; she is passionate about sharing the secrets of this incredible art form with individuals of all ages. Ninette's teaching style is characterized by its accessibility, making complex techniques easy to grasp, and her enthusiasm for sharing knowledge is infectious.

Peruse her amazing works on both Instagram @NinetteKrugerMetalArt, and Facebook @NinetteKrugerMetalArt

Ticket details

  • Adult

    +$1.63 service fee
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