Thursday, December 15, 2016


BIZARRE BAZAR - Dec 2016
Village Arts Gallery - Kohukohu, Hokianga


Works by Esteemed Artists and Makers of Hokianga
Opening 11am Saturday 17 December
17 December 2016 - 12 Feb 2017
Open daily 10am - 4pm





Two Corner Kete Pingao
Materials:  Pingao, Gold Leaf (Imitation)




Village Arts Gallery ·  Kohukohu · Hokianga · Northland
Tel: (09) 405 5827 ·  www.villagearts.co.nz

Monday, September 26, 2016

BLACK AND WHITE - New York (February 2016)

This work responds to the poem 'tissue' by New Zealand based text-artist and writer Kelly Malone, written in morse code and performed in ayurvedic yogic breath.

'I cry most days viscose lines of streaming tissue'

From the original poem 
‘Every day I cry viscous tears of streaming lines’


An assemblage of found materials and muka weaving made while studying mixed media under Bruce Dorfman at the Art Students League of New York.  








Dimensions: 190 (W) x 325 (H) x 25 (D) mm
Materials:  Muka (New Zealand Flax) Fibre, reflective thread, 
polyurethyne coated thread, wood, driftwood, balsa wood, 
wire and acrylic paint.



Monday, June 6, 2016

TATTED MUKA - May 2016

Dio Secret Art exhibition
In support of Diocesan Arts Centre... Over 250 works by well-known New Zealand artists and Diocesan students.  Each postcard-size canvas is priced at $100 - buy the work and your secret artist will be revealed!

Preview Thursday 9th June 2016
Exhibition on till 11th June



Title: Tatted Muka I & II
Materials: Muka Fibre (NZ Fax Fibre), 
Cotton Tatting, Polyurethane Coated Cotton,
Wooden Charm/Metal Charm













Saturday, February 13, 2016

A STUDY IN MINK - February 2016
The "best group show in New York" showcasing an exciting range of Mixed Media​ ​and Assemblage works by​ ​students of Bruce Dorfman's.


Opening reception Tuesday 16th February 6 to 8pm
on view until 20th February 2016
Student Concours
Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery
The Art Students League of New York
215W 57th Street, New York








A Study in Mink
Materials: Mink fur, harakeke/New Zealand Flax fibre, copper wire, diamanté, glass beads, driftwood
Dimensions (on stand): 380 W x 280 H x 255 D mm
"There's the scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inch of it." Sherlock Holmes, A Study in Scarlet, Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle