Weird and Wonderful

A few of our DARk ARTISTs have work in the weird and wonderful Laboratorium Exhibition @ The Quarry Arts Centre in Whangarei.. If your local make sure to check it out… Look for the puppy…lab


Awkwardly Touching Abbe..

Introducing the latest DARk ARTISt… Abbe..

“I have a compulsion for awkwardly touching.

I like cheese.”



Images © Abbe.



MADEMOISELLE NOIR — a short macabre musical tragedy.

This beautiful story was first as a song by ppeppina (Finland) and then brought to life with key illustrations by Soju Shots (New Zealand), animation by MarieIv (Russia) and orchestrations by Krrr (USA).

DARk ARTs – Soju Shots..  Artist of the Week.


DARk ARTs – Give Away…

OK so I have 1 brand new hardcover copy of MirrorMask by Neil Gaiman & Dave McKean to give away….. but you must do some thing DARk..

Post a DARk .. Image, picture, sketch, photo, poem,story, song…. anything that YOU have created that is DARk… on our Facebook page (Dark Arts NZ)… Also like and share the page….

(Sorry only to NZ postal addresses only)…. Closes 30th June (2 weeks today)


Calling into the Dark

Dark Arts is a Showcase of “Dark Artists”…  all in our own darkly unique ways….

We are always on the lookout for more people to add to our showcase or to collaborate with.. so please don’t be shy …

Come and join us in the dept of our darkness…


We are friendly ..


Image © R Evans

The Art of Dark…

© Shane Evans

Ted & Jeffrey – Part of a series of “Fragmented Minds”  by Shane Evans as part of the  “Fragmentary” Exhibition @ Kings Theatre Creative in Kawakawa, Bay of Islands, NZ.



Into the Darkness

It has been 2 weeks since “Dark Arts”manifested itself into this website… Dark Arts is currently just a showcase of New Zealand Artists whose work boarders on the “Darker” side… but define “Dark” it’s open to interpretation….

More Artists have been added to the showcase and there are more waiting to board the decent into Darkness…

If you are interested in being part of the showcase please make contact…