Graham Christensen did not pick up an artist’s brush until his early 60’s but quickly showed a natural talent with oils and a great affinity with the rural landscape.
He lives on a farm near Palmerston North in the Manawatu region and works from a large, light-filled studio – a converted room at the back of the barn.
Graham exhibits regularly – please follow his facebook page to keep up to date with all the details. He also takes part in the annual Manawatu Art Expo and opens his studio twice a year for the Manawatu Art and Garden Trail, usually held on Wellington Anniversary weekend, and the Art Trail Manawatu – held in November.
He has exhibited extensively in Queensland and his works have been collected in Australia, Canada and New Zealand.
Graham’s paintings depict his life-long love of farming and the rugged landscape that New Zealand offers. His latest works are a reminiscence of rural life and moments in time that make up the rich tapestry of our farming communities and their significant place in our country’s history.