24-28 January 2018 This year’s event was a little different in that there was no beach at high tide so sculptures needed to be built on the rock wall or on the grass at the top of it. There were however lots of interesting large pieces driftwood already on the Continue Reading →
I have completed weaving my first wahakura (baby basket); a special gift for my new mokopuna (grandchild) due in Brisbane at New Year. The harakeke was harvested from a bush in my garden which I chose for the long blades and golden colour it turns when dried. The whenu (weaving strips) Continue Reading →
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 →
I love being involved with this annual event on Hokitika beach in the last week of January. I responded to the call from Donald Buglass, the event founder, for a flax weaver to help him with his signature sculpture – a long-fin eel over 4m long. Donald built the body Continue Reading →
A selection of the kete that I have woven out of harakeke (NZ flax-phormium tenax)
Twined pot 20cm x 20cm x 20cm (base 15cm diameter) $110 Handwoven by Anne Daniel in harakeke (NZ flax – phormium tenax) This pot is woven using shredded harakeke twined around strips of harakeke leaves. It is finished with a piece of paua. Contact me if you would like to Continue Reading →
Four-cornered flat-base kete 16cm x 34cm x 8cm $120. Handwoven – harakeke (NZ flax – phormium tenax), paua shell. Contact me if you would like to purchase this kete or order something similar.
Wall hanging 40cm x 50cm $220 Handwoven – dyed harakeke (NZ flax – phormium tenax) © 2014 Anne Daniel Contact me if you would like to purchase this kete or order something similar.
Handwoven wall hanging 85cm x 93cm Hand woven natural and dyed harakeke (NZ flax – phormium tenax) This piece is inspired by the area of Aotearoa/New Zealand where I live – Te Tai o Poutini o Te Wai Pounamu, the West Coast of the Continue Reading →
Wave from the Coast – I was thrilled to be selected to be part of this highly successful group exhibit of 18 artists from the West Coast at the Christchurch Art Show from 19-22 June, and even more thrilled to sell four art works – all wall hangings woven in harakeke, Continue Reading →