About Us

Saffron Gallery of Art Ltd

Saffron Gallery of Art Ltd is under the ownership and direction of Rosemary and Dale Walden.
The Gallery is situated 325 Pages Road, ambulance Gleniti, cialis Timaru, New Zealand.

The main emphasis of the gallery is to provide an inviting and stimulating experience in a very light and relaxing environment. 
The gallery exhibits a selection of quality art works and a small selection of limited edition prints.

As new owners Rosemary and Dale acknowledge the need to maintain the highest quality in art yet endeavour to provide art at a range of prices. There will be a piece of art to suit most tastes and price levels. Clients can be assured that there will always be something new to see and new artists work will be encouraged. Rosemary and Dale source works from a selection of local and New Zealand renowned artists – some have singled out the gallery as the only avenue for their work.

"Our focus is to provide art works of a collectible nature to the viewing public."

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We welcome you to the gallery, come in and enjoy the experience and leave your address, phone number and email so that we can provide you with information on new works and artists. Rosemary and Dale are proud to say we are South Cantabrian's however when it comes to which rugby team they support that might be another matter.

Dale is an NZX Advisor and branch manager for one of New Zealand's largest retail share-broking and investment advising company with over 24 years experience in the investment field. Dale is also chairman of a local Charitable Trust and committee member and position holder both past and present of a number of cultural, sporting and educational groups.

Rosemary has a clerical, rest home background. Recently she decided on a career change now that the children are off to university and will be the day-to-day manager at Saffron Gallery of Art.
Rosemary and Dale have always had an interest in art and continually work on adding value to their collection. Highlights of their overseas experience have been the Van Gogh museum, the Rijks museum and a number of other major European galleries.

Of particular interest to them is the quality local and New Zealand artists who exhibit tremendous talent. At Saffron Gallery, our vision is to offer a fresh approach to the art market in New Zealand. We value our artists, and undertake to provide them with a positive, supportive environment. We focus on education and knowledge of the art market whilst offering an honest, professional service to clients and ensuring artists a fair income for the sale of their work.

We invite you to visit The Saffron Gallery in Timaru, New Zealand to view quality realistic, abstract, traditional and contemporary New Zealand art.


Our Goals

  • to make quality NZ art accessible to more people
  • to enhance the enjoyment and appreciation of art in all its diverse forms
  • to cultivate long term, rewarding relationships with both artists and our clients.

Our Gallery offers an extensive range of contemporary New Zealand fine art from a range of artists at differing stages of career development. As well as offering high-quality original artworks for viewing and sale. We also have a variety of additional services which include:

  • art Sourcing and consultations
  • commission Brokering and Artists Demonstrations
  • art delivery
  • art β€˜on approval’
  • lay-by
  • domestic & International freight
  • gift services
  • exhibitions
  • The Art of Framing (agent) Dave & Jex Allison
     Once a month for pickup and delivery of framed works. Contact gallery for more information on this service.

"Quality framing completes an artwork; it can enhance or spoil your precious memories and valuable originals so it is important to get it right, first time.”