Stanley Palmer (1936- ) was born in at Turua in the Coromandel. He has lived in Mt Eden, Auckland since 1941. Palmer trained as an art teacher but from 1970 Stanley has worked as a full-time printmaker from a home based print workshop. The variety of Stanley Palmer's print-making output has been astonishing, his work has included woodcuts, monoprints and bamboo engravings. The scenes he portrays mainly feature New Zealand coasts with themes of colonisation, conservation, humanity and the land. Stanley Palmer been quoted endearingly that he likes to make art that is accessible and "free from pretensions." Update: We have sold out of both recent prints "Boat at the Wharf" and "A Pair of Godwits".