Harakeke disc for Kids First, Hokitika

Kids First kindergarten in Hokitika commissioned me to weave a wall hanging in harakeke (NZ flax) to reflect what the staff thought were the key aspects of their teaching. The brief was for a circular piece 60cm in diameter, in blues and greens incorporating the words: manaakitanga mana tiaki passionate learner creative Continue Reading →

GOLD 2015

GOLD was the theme of this year’s WAI (Westland Arts Inc) members’ exhibition held at the Carnegie Gallery, Hokitika Museum from 7 -20 April. This was in keeping with it being the 150th anniversary year of when the gold rush began in earnest in Westland and the town of Hokitika Continue Reading →

Recollections Exhibition

I was invited to participate in an exhibition to celebrate Hokitika’s 150th anniversary of the gold rush. Recollections is contemporary West Coast artists reflecting on the past. As a fibre artist who works in harakeke (New Zealand flax), it is probably not surprising that during a tour of the Hokitika Museum collections, Continue Reading →