The Trustees of Stratford’s Percy Thomson Gallery are delighted to announce the appointment of Laura Campbell as Gallery
Director. Laura takes up the role on 31 January taking over from Rhonda Bunyan, who is retiring after six years at the
Laura comes to us from Puke Ariki where for the past 4 years she has been Information Services Officer, Researcher, Art
Curator and Art Historian. Her background, including the creation of the ‘Home Work: Taranaki’ exhibition (with over
30,000 visitors), and building relationships and working collaboratively with local artists and the community are all
key attributes she brings to the role.
We are looking forward to Laura building on the legacy left by Rhonda that has cemented the eminent place of the Percy
Thomson Gallery in the life of Stratford and Taranaki, showcasing local and national artistic talent, supporting
Taranaki young emerging artists, and developing strong connections with individual artists and the community.
We would add a message to the Stratford and Taranaki communities – this is your Gallery! Please visit to enjoy the
exhibitions and shop (“Percy’s Place”), brought to you to highlight the talent and explorations of our outstanding