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Same same, but different

September 2018

This new art work of mine is about our differences and similarities as human beings. Yes, we come in different sizes and colours, yet we are all spun from the same fluff - constantly unfolding. Read more...

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From the Deep

June 2018

...my latest artwork which was on show for the last couple of weeks at the Lysaght Watt Gallery in Hawera. Every year they call for entries on a specific topic from artists throughout New Zealand. This year’s theme was "Rising" and my piece is about roots and their important role in any growing - not only in the plant world. "Complex forces work their magic in the dark. From this deepness a flower blooms, ideas are rising & stories will be passed on"  Read more...

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Gratitude Month

April 2018

April and May are packed with workshops I'm taking and teaching. So yes I'm busy but also grateful for all the exciting opportunities the fibre world has been offering me so far. And even I have posted that before I'd like to say it again: Everything I know about fibre, every piece I create and all I share in workshops is only possible because of many other peoples work before me.  Read more...

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The grass is green enough where I am! - Part 2

November 2017

Last month I wrote about my latest experiments with spinning grass and how much I enjoyed every moment of it. Not only the process was intriguing, I also loved the finished yarns. So slowly an idea evolved: how about weaving a narrow piece and then sculpture it into something without a plan what it should become?  Read more...

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Leaves cannot die

August 2017

I'm very excited to be part of a wonderful exhibition at the Percy Thomson Gallery in Stratford, Taranaki. "The artworks embody the ‘Down to Earth’ theme, where a relationship with the natural world exists, or a partnership where the earth provides inspiration and shares sustainable resources." Read more...

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Winter Solstice!

June 2017

It's happening again: the shortest days of the year in the southern and the longest in the northern hemisphere. Can you see the yarn for winter solstice on the left and summer solstice on the right side? Read more...

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