About the Artist
Katrina Pereka was born and raised in the Waikato
but now resides in Palmerston North with her
Husband and six Children.
Katrina is self taught and has been painting
professionally for about 8 years.
Last year Katrina won a Merit Award at the FADAS Manawatu Art awards
Her Husband Kalwyn Pereka(Ngati Kahungungu &
inspires and helps designs many of the pieces.
Their faith and culture are the inspiration behind each piece.
Each artwork has a Koru(spiral) in some form.
The Koru symbol represents new life and new beginnings.
My work can be viewed all year round at any of these venues:
King &Teppett Interior design-Hamilton
Van Halden Gallery-Eastborne,Wellington
Feilding Art Centre-Feilding
A piece of home,Perth,Aus.
Other Annual Exhibitions
Feb-Waitangi Day Festival,Palmerston North
March-Festival of Cultures,Palmerston North
April-Royal Easter show,Auckland
May- Feilding Art Awards
June-The Original Art Sale,Auckland
July-Manawatu Art Sale
October-Waikato Home &Garden Show,Hamilton
Nov-Haumoana Fair,Hawkes Bay