Description the patterning overlaying the image is know as the tooth of the taniwha a mythical guardian . The figures represent guardians of the doorway between of the world of Gods and the world of Human. The landscape is in the Doubtful Sounds South Island New Zealand
Robyn Nathan, Dargaville Member Since October 2018 Artist Statement Robyn Nathan has been working as a professional artist for 25 + years. She studied at Sydney College of the Arts BA Visual Arts graduating 1993 and later at the Southern Cross University (Hon) in Lismore NSW.
The collection of prints offered here are the product of her years of experience in various mediums including ceramics, sculpture, wood carving, painting, photography and finally digital printmaking.
Having lived in both Australia and New Zealand Robyn draws her inspiration form her love and connection to the spirit of the land and expresses this through cosmological/ mythological patterning relating to her Maori cultural heritage ( Te Roroa / Ngati Whatua) .
The works imbue the sacredness and connection of ourselves to our environment.