Art by Claire Jensen - Carved Rimu Kawau Feather
The Kawau or Shag/Cormorant is a waterbird consisting of many species in New Zealand and around the world. Kawau live mainly by the sea and are often seen perching on rocks stretching out their wings. A proportion of the sales generated from the feathers made by Claire Jensen go towards supporting the projects of New Zealand Forest and Bird in order to help conserve our native species and habitats.
This piece has been carved from a piece of salvaged rimu and finished with paint from The Natural Paint Company and a bees wax polish. Feather measures 80 x 14 x 2 cm and is fitted with a d-ring for easy hanging.
Postage within New Zealand
$50.00 Courier with signature
Claire Jensen is based in the small, coastal town of Opunake. She works from her home studio, The Brown Bach Studio, where she creates art from salvaged materials. Claire’s themes often relate to New Zealand, the environment and nature. Her most recent work represents the flora and fauna of New Zealand as objects of devotion.
Originally from the South Island, Claire spent her childhood and early adulthood in Australia, primarily in tropical North Queensland. There she studied Visual Arts majoring in sculpture and printmaking, later she went on to study education and has worked in Australia, the UK and New Zealand as an art teacher.
She enjoys working with found objects and collected materials such as wood, metal and plastic as she is passionate about reusing resources and creating art with a sustainable ethos.
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Fitted with a D-ring and are ready to be wall hung: