Juliet Best

Juliet Best

Juliet Best is a Wellington based artist. She paints with vibrant colours, applying a rigorous process of showing light and dark graduations - chiaroscuro. 

Juliet includes tapa cloth, gold leaf, works on paper, limited edition framed prints and traditional painted pieces amongst her general repertoire of work.

She grew up in Nelson and Hawkes Bay and graduated from Waikato Polytechnic working as a graphic designer in the mid 80's.  Juliet also worked as an illustrator on The Evening Post and Dominion newspapers before moving to London and working as a concept designer for ICL.

Juliet returned to New Zealand and attended Inverlochy Art School in mid 1990's before working at Te Papa as an events manager during 2001 – 2007. She is now a full-time artist with many successful dealer gallery solo and shared exhibitions to her name. Juliet's artworks and commissioned paintings are held in private and corporate collections in New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Denmark, Sweden and England.

Ancient Heart Aroha


Morning Drift

$1,950.00 Sold


$4,200.00 Sold

Winter Blush Aroha

$4,600.00 Sold

Luminato Te Wai Pounamu

$4,200.00 Sold

Orongorongo Wild Aroha

$3,900.00 Sold

Crystal Blush

$2,900.00 Sold

Indigo Moon

$4,200.00 Sold

Mermaid Rimurapa

$1,650.00 Sold

Solasta Azo

$3,900.00 Sold

Solstice Solasta

$1,450.00 Sold

Ancestor II

$5,500.00 Sold

Serenity Drift

$3,900.00 Sold

Bel Canto

$6,900.00 Sold

Otepoti Immersion

$4,900.00 Sold

Southern Glow

$3,700.00 Sold