“Tangaroa’s Tapestry” beach sculpture

The Driftwood and Sand beach sculpture event is held annually in the last week of January on Hokitika beach.  My entry this year was “Tangaroa’s Tapestry”  In mid-January I was walking on the beach and found quite a lot of seaweed which was unusual. I collected it up for my garden Continue Reading →

Gold.Flax.Paper Exhibition 2020 – Left Bank Gallery

The Left Bank Gallery in Greymouth hosted the second Gold.Flax.Paper Exhibition from 25 February to 19 March 2020. The first exhibition was in Hokitika a year ago. Gold.Flax.Paper: a collaboration of three Hokitika artists Kira Birchfield, jeweller – gold Anne Daniel, fibre artist – flax/harakeke Kate Buckley, visual artist – Continue Reading →

Beach sculpture – Driftwood and Sand – “Emerging” and “Fermentation”

Driftwood and Sand: 24-28 January 2020 I love creating sculptures on the beach at Hokitika for Driftwood and Sand, which is a beach sculpture event that is held in the last week of January each year. This year I made two sculptures from driftwood and harakeke – ‘Emerging” and “Fermentation”. Continue Reading →

Gold.Flax.Paper Exhibition 2019

Gold.Flax.Paper Exhibition was held in the Carnegie Gallery Hokitika, 1 March – 27 April 2019. Artists Gold.Flax.Paper is a collaboration of three Hokitika artists: Kira Birchfield, jeweller – gold Anne Daniel, fibre artist – flax/harakeke Kate Buckley, visual artist – paper The natural environment strongly influences our work. While our Continue Reading →