Te Karaka Lodge commission – March 2023 I was engaged by FURNZ – Interior Design and Procurement Specialists – to create woven harakeke artworks for a new luxury lodge being built on Te Karaka Station near Port Waikako. This was my largest commission to date consisting of 20 artworks; a Continue Reading →
Inspiration Inspired by my winning sculpture “Mantle” in this year’s Driftwood and Sand beach art event in Hokitika, I decided to create “Journeys” – a smaller, more refined work – for my entry in the 2023 Parkin Drawing Prize. Creating “Journeys” Artwork entry driftwood, stone, muka (harakeke/flax fibre) 900mm x Continue Reading →
I entered three harakeke artworks in the Left Bank Gallery members’ winter exhibition (23 May – 17 June 2023). The theme was ‘brain-sailing” Edward de Bono suggests that brainstorming is outdated, and brain-sailing is the way to go for new ideas. Brain-sailing is about cutting across normal patterns to produce Continue Reading →
“Into the Light”, the end-of-year exhibition for members opened at the Left Bank Gallery, Greymouth on 10 December 2022. It will run until 28 January 2023. I have two art works in the exhibition; ‘Shimmer” and ‘Golden Kōpae”.
I was invited to enter some sculptural weaving into the annual King’s College art exhibition in Auckland. It was a thrill to see ‘Serpentine” on the cover of the catalogue. This long tube was woven from harakeke (NZ flax) and loosely knotted. The other two were more of my looped Continue Reading →
I created some felted works as a tribute to my father for the Left Bank Gallery members exhibition – Puanga Matariki – in Greymouth 25 June – 24 July 2021. My entries in this exhibition were quite a departure from my recent work. Here is my artist statement that accompanied Continue Reading →
I entered two art works into the inaugural Te Tai o Poutini Art Awards. handwoven harakeke (NZ flax – phormium tenax); wire 820mm x 1600mm h x 80mm Finalist and 3D Form – Highly commended I am always looking at new ways of incorporating harakeke into my art work. This 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 →
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.
This year’s WAI (Westland Arts Inc) annual members’ exhibition was entitled Power of Three was held at the Carnegie Gallery, Hokitika Museum in July. I decided to base my entries on triangles (taha toru, three sides) and weave them in hand dyed harakeke (NZ flax). Kupenga – I used Continue Reading →