Director of The Dragon Gallery
Originally from New Zealand, Amanda-Grace (Mandii) has been a full time practising artist for over 20 years alongside Corporate positions in Advertising, Television, Telecommunications, Packaging, Retail, Commercial Property, Merchandising, Sales and Marketing and Management.
In 2004 Amanda-Grace (Mandii) settled in London, working at Landmark Plc for 13 years until the company sold in 2017 whilst also working as a full time Artist with artworks in private and corporate collections internationally, with solo and group shows in the South Pacific, Europe and UAE. She curated the Landmark Art collection as the Executive Assistant, administering the UAL Degree Show Programme.
In 2016 she was a finalist for New Zealander of the Year in the UK for her longstanding contribution of her own art based charity work.
Amanda-Grace is a practising full time artist, and Co-Founder/Director of The Dragon Gallery.
New Zealand born, settled in the UK since 2004, London-based artist, Mandii Pope works in a variety of styles, from Cityscapes, Beach Landscapes, Airbrushed Portraits, Fantasy Art, Spin Art, Contemporary, Abstract, Kiwiana, Figurative, Illustration, 3D Sculpture and Fluid Art. Over the last 10 years all works are painted on circular canvases, which blend a variety of these styles.
Cityscapes document her travels, Abstract fluid or spin paintings are emotive, The Beach landscapes and Kiwiana works are retrospective and reminiscent, educating overseas cultures with stories from our Maori Ancestors. Airbrushed portraits are the winners of the UK New Zealander of the Year. Public Art Sculptures are for Charity. The Mayfly/Dragonfly/Butterfly series is based on making the most of each moment in life. The Psychedelic Ascension series is based on an ever evolving spiritual ascension of higher self and greater good. Her inspiration comes from internal dialogue and daily experiences.
In 2016 she was a finalist for New Zealander of the Year in the UK for her longstanding contribution of her own art-based charity work. A full time Artist with artworks in private and corporate collections internationally, with solo and group shows in the South Pacific, Europe and UAE. She managed the Landmark Art collection, administering the UAL Degree Show Programme and is Co-Director/Founder of The Dragon Gallery.