ABOUT THIS ARTWORK
'Beevolution' is the 'Mickey to Tiki' inspired transformation of the iconic New Zealand made Buzzy Bee toy, which has spanned generations.
This print lights up the faces of Kiwis of all ages, and has found its place in homes across the nation for it's nostalgic yet contemporary graphic style.
Original Medium: Watercolour and graphite on paper
Original Scale: 11.5 x 16.5 Inches
For framed prints - please let us know in the notes section which colour frame you would prefer out of the options; white, black or natural.
About This Artwork This is the second drawing in a series of 3 vintage Maori dolls. He is wearing a Kakahu (feather cloak) with Taniko design band, a Pounamu Tiki pendant around his neck and he is holding a Taiaha. 'Te Hira' was named after Melissa's Great Uncle Te Hira, who was named (the story goes) by a Maori Chief living in Waimate who struck a friendship with Melissa's Great Grandfather as they lived next door to one another - 5 of his children were named by his friend - Wanaka, Hinemoa, Rewa, Te Hira and Koa. Melissa loves this...
About This Artwork The first drawing in a set of three. This little vintage doll is wearing traditional Maori dress worn by members of Kapa Haka groups for concerts and events, she wears a Kahu huruhuru (feather cloak) Pari (bodice) Tipare (headband) two Poi (balls on string) which are swung to music and song and are hanging from her waistband of her Piupiu (flax skirt) around her neck is a Pounamu pendant. 'Koa' was named after Melissa's Great Aunt Koa, who was named by a Maori Chief living in Waimate who struck a friendship with Melissa's Great Grandfather as they lived next...
About This Artwork
Inspired by collected and treasured vintage teaspoons of iconic New Zealand. Featuring flora, fauna and favourite spots of Aotearoa.
Printed in Wanaka, NZ on 100% Recycled Paper.
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Available unframed or framed in a choice of Black, White or Natural.
Please state your choice of frame as a note on the order.
If no preference is selected we will send what is in stock.