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 →

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 →

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 →

Junk2Funk 2014

I entered the annual HokitikaJunk2Funk art and fashion event again this year. For the past year and a bit, I continued collecting the narrow plastic bags that our local newspaper, the Hokitika Guardian, comes wrapped in when delivered each day. Last year I had woven a small wall hanging with these Continue Reading →

RED exhibition

RED was the title of this year’s annual exhibition of members of WAI – Westland Arts Inc –  held in the Carnegie Gallery, Hokitika Museum from 14 – 28 April.  The theme resulted in a very vibrant exhibition. I had four entries, all handwoven using dyed harakeke (NZ flax):  Pohutukawa, Flaming Palm, Continue Reading →