This self taught artist, finds his inspiration in nature and has been re-creating its beauty in greenstone for over a decade. His connection with the wairua (spirit) of the land is evident in each of his designs, infusing his artwork with a peaceful, protective aura. Read More
Perhaps it’s a trick of the light that lends translucence to Tamaora’s work. Or maybe this glow is evidence of an ancient Maori belief that pounamu lives and breathes. The Rotorua-based carver, regards the stone with a reverence and respect born of his Maori heritage. Read More.
Tim has developed his own style inspired by his ancestors, natural and urban aesthetics, as well as artefacts both contemporary and ancient. He describes himself as feeling grounded, knowing if it wasn't for them he wouldn't be here to have the privilege of working the stone. Read More.