Essence Of Flight

Essence Of Flight

By Susan Haywood-Smith

Giclée Print

190mm x 190mm
Open Edition

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Price: $120.00
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Susan Haywood-Smith

Susan Haywood-Smith
My past work has incorporated strong historical themes such as a series based on the Treaty of Waitangi. This reflects my interest and previous studies undertaken in Social History.
On a subconscious level the subject matter of my artwork is a direct reflection of my own personal history, derived from my experience of being a Pakeha raised in South Auckland.
With no link to my Irish/English heritage to make reference to, I embraced the wonderfully rich culture of the Maori and Pacific Islanders around me. This was reinforced by my family ties to the Te Arawa Iwi.
Today, I am still reconciling the two worlds of my British lineage alongside my experience of Maoridom, and have yet to determine the point of intersection at which I am placed. However my art allows me to work through this dichotomy from which I hope to create powerful and stirring New Zealand artwork.

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