Photographer and digital media artist Denise Batchelor was artist-in-residence in 2013 and 2014, as well as House Manager. During her stay she ably supported the creative projects of other residents and practitioners, while also producing her own body of work. Denise was the overall winner of the Waikato River Art Awards in 2014.
In 2015, she has exhibited at 30upstairs in Wellington, and in 2016, she will have a solo show at Aratoi Museum in Masterton, and at the Taurange Art Gallery.
She was the inaugural video artist for Mason's Screen, a new space in Wellington,