Cleo Thorpe-Ngata

Date of birth
Born in Gisborne 1981, Cleo has been passionate about art since she could hold a crayon. Growing up in Gisborne with wonderful artistic teachers from kindergarten to high school, Cleo graduated from GGHS in 1999. She started exhibiting her work that summer at the Works Cafe and has had several sell-out exhibitions there over the last 4- years, in between having two beautiful boys and living in Rotorua for one year.
Cleo paints in acrylic with the occasional use of charcoal and chalk pastel. Most of her paintings involve the East Coast landscape, plants, women and portraits.


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