LUMEN Studios & Gallery was founded in 2019. LUMEN is an artist-run space based at the old Cheese Factory in Tataraimaka, Taranaki. Resident artists include Teresa Goodin (Artist & Alchemist) and Alice Cowdrey (Felter & Maker). LUMEN hosts exhibitions showcasing artists and makers from the Taranaki region. The gallery also hosts regular workshops and holiday programmes with a focus on creativity and wellbeing,
LUMEN is home to natural health practitioners Teresa Goodin and Corryn Baxter-Pryce who offer a range of wellbeing services including Flower Essences, Card Readings, Herbal Medicine, Traditional Healing (Rongoā, Romiromi, Mirimiri), Massage (light and deep tissue) and Jin Shin (Japanese Acupressure).
LUMEN is located on Surf Highway 45, 20km from New Plymouth, 6km south of Oakura and 6km north of Okato. You'll find us nestled in an idyllic valley beside the Timaru Stream surrounded by native forest and exotic gardens. The Factory is also home to The Fruity Gardener Nursery and the Molloy Sculpture Trail. The factory is a unique and popular site which hosts outdoor festivals and community events throughout the year.
Address: 1729 South Road, Tataraimaka, Taranaki, Aotearoa, New Zealand
Phone: (06) 7524986 | A/H: Teresa (027) 4543585 or Alice (027) 8905042
Open hours: 10am-2pm, Wednesday-Friday, 1-4pm, Saturday & Sunday (Spring/Summer Hours) or by appointment. Please check Facebook for seasonal hours.