Welcome Artists:

If you are an artist or photographer and are interested in contributing a work or works to the display please contact us for further information.

No commission for works sold will be charged by the NZ Mountain Film Festival. Selling of works is optional for artists and photographers. The NZMFF gets its value from the display through visitors’ enjoyment of viewing the Artists’ and Photographers’ work.

The artists’ and photographers’ work should reflect the festival’s theme “Adventurous Sports and Lifestyles” and depict the world’s outdoor spaces, mountains, lakes, sea and rivers as well as outdoor people, sports and scenery.

In previous years we were lucky enough to display work from

Chrissy Wickes

I am an artist living and loving Wanaka. The mountains around Wanaka are the places I like to play and love to paint. I do most of my art off canvas on stray dinosaurs I find in parks and on old skis I find at Wastebusters. outonawing@hotmail.com

Sonja Hattenberger

Originally coming from Austria my love for travel and exploration has brought me to Wanaka where I’m living and working since around 3 years now. To travel is an ongoing inspiration for me to learn and grow as a person. I try to venture out more and more of my comfort zone and explore places more remote, as this is what I feel for. In places well traveled I try to find a different perspective and view. Foremost it is about the experience for me while photography is a way to show others what I see.

Crystal Brindle

I am an intrepid explorer and landscape storyteller committed to immersing myself in New Zealand’s greatest landscapes and sharing the wonder I  find in the natural world through the artistic expression of photography and writing. I am drawn to landscapes that are hard to reach and those that represent wilderness character in its purest form. I seek out difficult-to-approach places, listen to and watch the landscape, and set up my camera to capture it all. Things often don’t go to plan, adventure is around every corner, and stories flow from the mishaps as well as the magic. Sometimes this craft appears polished, other times it is raw like the mountains. Regardless, this is my authentic attempt to pass on that which the land teaches.

Tim Hawkins

Professional Photographer 1981 to present day.
Living in Bannockburn, Central Otago.
Climber and tramper, recently rode a bike from Quito, Ecuador to Puerto Williams, Tierra del Fugeo.


Dominic Hunnisett

Originally from Marlborough and now residing in Wanaka, Dominic takes inspiration from the ocean , mountains and the outdoors, using simple lines to create more complex designs.