Tony Allain, PSA, DPANZ

Tony Allain has been painting for over forty years. He is a painter of light and movement, with a complete understanding of his surroundings.

Born and raised in the Channel Islands, he moved to paint and live with the “Painters of Light” in St. Ives in Cornwall before moving to Nelson, New Zealand.

Tony has exhibited extensively over the years. His work can be found in many leading New Zealand, London and provincial galleries as well as private and corporate collections, including the Maritime Museum Guernsey.

In 2004 received a commission for twelve paintings for the state rooms on board the “Queen Mary 2” the new flag ship for the Cunard Line.

He has exhibited with the Royal Society of Marine Artists, and the Pastel Society in London. His work is regularly featured in The Artist and Leisure Painter, Practique des Arts and The Pastel Journal.

Elected to the status of Distinguished Member of the Pastel Artists of New Zealand 2012
Elected to status of Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America 2012.