Gallery Archive - Sold artworks

Archive Gallery


The place where paintings retire (also known as sold or moved on to their former home!) Here you can see a large selection of Collette's artworks that have sold. Having a career that spans over 40 years there are many more but this should give you a good idea of whats been done over the years.

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  • Odd Things
    SOLD From the 'Not a Still Life' series, Odd Things is about all the odd bits and pieces, the things that dont match and the things that don't make sense, just because they dont have to. Do I have to spell it out...I guess so, so here it is! measuring 500mm x 400mm x 35mm deep. Sides are painted black.
  • Purple Flip_Flops
    SOLD That feeling of sand between your toes, cooling off in the rippling tide............ahhh beach days, things memories are made of. Keep a piece of that kiwiana with you with a gorgeous artwork by Collette Renee Fergus. Jandals are a kiwi thing right and you can re-live these moments of beach days slipping out of your flip-flops to wiggle your toes in the sand, when you look at this artwork on your wall. Purple Flip-flops is a small textural mixed media piece, an original artwork for sale by the artist. Using artist quality Golden paints gels and pastes along with auto glass it measures 250mm x 250mm on a stretched canvas; its ready to hang. Sides are painted black $170NZD
  • Art-chitecture
    SOLD Mixed media abstract measuring 1050mm x 730mm. Resin, silver leaf, glass and lots of texture. This abstract is based around reds, browns and greys and the theme of architecture.
  • Not a Still life with Red Apples
    Artists Own Collection The stereotypical still life of a bowl of fruit is portrayed here with a monarch butterfly playing a role impossible in reality also! Measuring 620mm x 480mm x 35mm deep. Acrylic and mixed media on canvas. This painting was selected and featured in the January spot for the New Zealand Artists Calendar 2021 Collette Fergus - Contemporary New Zealand Artist
  • Aotearoa Monarch
    SOLD Mixed media textured artwork featuring my favourite butterfly the monarch. Close up image also available. Measuring 300mm x 900mm
  • Ethereal Dress
    SOLD Ethereal Dress is a vintage lace dress from the Ghost Dress series measuring 400mm x 200mm Mixed media on canvas in teals and creams, using quality Golden paints gels and pastes
  • Tropical Fruit Salad
    SOLD Tropical fruit salad is about my connections to family i love and adore in the Cook Islands, the monarch butterfly signifies me and the red string the blood that ties us all together. This painting is featured in the New Zealand Artists calendar 2021 Acrylic on canvas 680mm x 680mm $890.00NZD
  • I can wait!
    SOLD Cats have all day and the birds can't stay up there all that time surely. The black cat gazes at the bird as it flicks a solitary feather at her. Waiting.....waiting.....waiting patiently below. 460mm x 460mm Stretched canvas mixed media artwork. New Zealand contemporary Artist Collette Renee Fergus I can add in unique features and remove ugly elements to make your pet portrait reflect your loved fur babies identity in a unique way that holds that memory even better for you. Don't hesitate, I get many commissions so time is tight, hit the ENQUIRES link below and we can discuss what ideas you have and start working on your own unique pet portrait.
  • Liar Liar
    Sold. A Mexican Sugar Skull inspired piece. measuring 710mm x 650mm. Acrylic on canvas
  • Black Cat Night I
    SOLD Small abstract mixed media panel of black cats at night. Cats eyes stand out from the dark bushes and give their location away. Every dog has his day - but the nights are reserved for the cats. 200mm x 400mm stretched canvas New Zealand contemporary artist Collette Renee Fergus
  • Red Crayon
    SOLD Doll series, this piece focus is on the red crayon and the broken heart drawing. The doll represents a portrait of a broken childhood, its about feelings and the darkness behind a pretty face. 900mm x 600mm x 40mm deep. Wai Art Awards 2011 Collette Fergus - Contemporary New Zealand Artist
  • Waitomo caves
    SOLD My visit to the famous Waitomo glow worm caves had me more entranced with the amazing Aranui cave that is richly decorated with stalactites and stalagmites formed by dripping water from the past 24 million years. Although the glow worms are an amazing sight themselves, I felt this part of the cave experience had something extra and therefore had to paint it in its intense beauty. Measuring 850mm x 650mm x 35mm deep
  • The Bachelors Couch
    SOLD Mixed media triptych using warm browns and reds. Lots of texture make this three piece really tactile. Quality olden range mediums used. 780mm (including spaces) x 360mm x 35mm deep
  • Magritte's 'This is not an Apple'
    Artists Own Collection My entry for The fakes & Forgeries exhibition in Mangaweka 2011. Always a bit of fun, I plan to keep this one if it doesn't sell at the exhibition because I really like it! The original is linked below if you want to see what I was working with. I changed the words to English to make it mine! My piece measures 330mm x 420mm with the frame, a recycled antique frame that i felt fit the artwork.
  • Red is the new Black Jandals
    Jandals on the beach. Measuring 250mm x 250mm x 40mm deep. Sides painted black. Mixed media artwork by Collette Fergus using quality Golden Artists gels and mediums with glass. $170.00NZD Collette contemporary NZ artist 現代美術家 artiste contemporain Künstler der Gegenwart artista contemporáneo
  • Aquatic NZ
    SOLD From the island Shores exhibition. An indepth artists look at the aquatic life in New Zealand waters. John Dory, Golden Snapper and other New Zealand fish varieties make for a colourful underwater world.Acrylic on canvas stretched over a frame
  • Castlepoint New Zealand
    SOLD - Commission. One of New Zealand's finest East coast beaches near Masterton in the North Island of New Zealand that is truly magical. I visited this beach several times over the years, its remote location makes it an almost untouched spot of beauty in an otherwise chaotic world. A truely beautiful place we visited with our cousins as children.
  • Citrine Jandals
    Citrine Jandals on the beach. Measuring 250mm x 250mm x 40mm deep. Sides painted black. Mixed media artwork by Collette Fergus using quality Golden Artists gels and mediums with glass. $170.00NZD Collette contemporary NZ artist 現代美術家 artiste contemporain Künstler der Gegenwart artista contemporáneo
  • In Orange
    SOLD Kiwi iconic footwear jandals feature in this contemporary mixed media piece using glass and artist quality resins and gels. In Orange is from a series of other Kiwiana paintings by Collette with other coloured jandals coming soon. 300mm x 230mm x 40mm deep. Sides black $190.00NZD Collette Fergus - Contemporary New Zealand Artist 現代美術家 artiste contemporain Künstler der Gegenwart artista contemporáneo
  • Mini Mouse
    SOLD Cute little canvas with a lovely little fluffy girl mouse. Mixed media 150mm x 150mm $65.00 NZD Collette contemporary NZ artist 現代美術家 artiste contemporain Künstler der Gegenwart artista contemporáneo
  • Not a Still Life with Pears
    SOLD A sudden fascination with still life work has been the inspiration behind this piece. The first in a short series, Collette's still life paintings are simply not still! The stereotypical still life of a bowl of fruit is portrayed here with a monarch butterfly playing a role impossible in reality also! Measuring 750mm x 550mm x 35mm deep.
  • The Treaty
    SOLD A contemporary piece about the issues surrounding the treaty of Waitangi, an issue that is very big here in New Zealand. My thoughts are, that most people have no idea what the treaty actually says and should make the effort to find out. Currently a copy of the original treaty is touring NZ to help educate the general population about it more. This piece features a map of New Zealand and comes with an attached magnifying glass so if you are unable to read the tiny words in the centre, it will
  • Abstract Lily
    A commissioned work for a beautiful new home. Using the lily flower as a basis, this piece was worked with colours that the owner likes and abstracted to create a totally different effect to the beautiful realist style artwork this couple already ha
  • Crazy Cat Lady
    SOLD - She's back! Chardonnay Minx as you have never seen her. Crazy cat lady painting at its finest, with more cats than you can handle. $1375.00NZD

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