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Aotearoa Classique

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  • Medium: clay (raku fired)
  • Size: 29 × 15 × 14 inches
  • Reference Code: K70702

$ 2,850.00 CAD



“They are inspired by a close association with the sea — both where I live and for us as an island nation. The handles are derived from the tauihu (prow) of our waka (canoes) and for me this is a metaphor for the direction in which we are going. The incised design represents whanaungatanga (family ties) and whakapapa (genealogy).”

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Baye Riddell

Baye Riddell

Māori

Te Whaiti

(1950- )

Baye attended Otago University in Dunedin, New Zealand, returning to his home in Tokomaru Bay in 1977. He established a ceramics studio/workshop in 1973 and has been working as a full-time ceramicist ever since. He has tutored extensively throughout New Zealand in tertiary institutions and on marae (traditional gathering places), and he has run many art workshops establishing community, national and international networks. He has exhibited widely, been represented in many public and private collections and had his works profiled in many magazines and books. In 1987 he co-founded Nga Kaihanga Uku, a Māori clayworkers’ organization, and in 1989 he was awarded a Fulbright scholarship to establish an exchange with Native American artists. His work was selected for “Te Waka Toi: Contemporary Māori Art,” which toured the United States from 1992 to 1994, and he travelled to China and Korea in 2001 as a guest artist for the World Ceramics Expo.

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