Last year I designed the awards - A wonderful idea from Mapihi Opai Fashion NZ (FINZ) and so I was chuffed to be asked again this year. Bit of a challenge getting all that onto the Crown Lynn dinner plates but a nice result I think...Congrats to Lonely Hearts, the 2009 winner!
I've always made stuff and wanted to be an artist from the age of 14.I made my way to Art School in the late 80s and graduated with a BFA, majoring in Sculpture. After a short exhibiting career,I quickly discovered being a full time artist doesn't pay the bills, so went the commercial route.
I've worked in graphic design, audio visual and freelance set design as well as garden design and maintenance.In the mid 90s
my boyfriend and I got married at City Hall in Manhattan New York. We eloped actually as no-one knew until we were back home.I have two children, a boy Jasper and a girl Madison,named after Madison Avenue.