“Toy Horse” inspired by a French clay horse given to me as a gift when I was a child, talking to the rifleman which I see often in the bush outside my studio window.
The works are wheel thrown, slip cast and hand-made forms, incorporating high fired earthenware clay, textiles and ephemera, and assembled after firing.
“Box of Birds” by Kirsty Gardiner represents the migration of birds to New Zealand, some made it here on their own, whilst others, like the sparrow, were introduced. The works...
“Drinking Bowl Huia” the sacred bowl which is empty of liquid and pattern, the bird looking over its shoulder for people The works are wheel thrown, slip cast and hand-made...
These beautiful ceramic Moths by Kirsty Gardiner make a perfect keepsake. Wall hanging or ornamental, they bring delight to all who see them. - 10cms wingspan