Celebrating the Weaving of Matekino Lawless
This exhibition showcases signatures works, chosen from a comprehensive collection of kete dating from the 1980s to the present, along side kakahu and whariki.
This is the first solo presentation of weaving by renowned weaver Matekino Lawless (Tainui), who celebrated her 90th birthday in February 2018.
She has gained a number of awards including the QSM, Creative NZ: Te Waka Toi: Kingi Ihaka Art Award and most recently was made a Fellow of the Auckland War Memorial Museum.
This is the first time this exhibition has been displayed in the Waikato, and will be showcased alongside Uenuku in our Tangata Whenua Gallery.
The exhibition is only here for a limited time, don’t miss out!
Developed and toured by: Tauranga Art Gallery: http://www.artgallery.org.nz
Principal Exhibition Partner: Holland Beckett Law: http://www.hobec.co.nz
10th May – 19th October 2019