Korowai of Knowledge
Fab Five have been busy creating feathers for our Korowai (cloak) of Knowledge. The feathers have the te reo Maori vocabulary we have come...
The Kākā is Calling, Animals + Birds | Sofia Minson Artist
SOLD OUTThe Kākā is Calling - all 75 prints in the edition have sold out. Original painting on loose canvas Sold, 1530 x 970mm, 2014 The story of The Kākā is Calling This painting consists of la
Sacred Mirrors Art Exhibition | Sofia Minson Art | Sofia Minson Artist
Sacred Mirrors is Sofia Minson's 2017 series of paintings exhibited at Parnell Gallery in Auckland, New Zealand. Maori portraits, wild oceans, New Zealand mountain landscapes and animals decorated with sacred geometry celebrate Māori, Christian, Hindu and Egyptian art and myths.
These are three of the more common tāniko weaving designs. The names of these designs vary from tribe to tribe, and in any case are often purely functional and not descriptive. Tāniko expert Hirini [no-lexicon]Moko[/no-lexicon] Mead says, 'The names used could be as irrational as those ...
New Zealand and basketry
I recently returned from a wonderful trip to New Zealand and Australia and am feeling inspired by the wonderful scenery and baskets which I saw around me. One of the highlights of my trip to New Zealand was to meet up with Jill Fleming, a weaver and fibre artist who makes the most beautiful baskets. …