Art by Claire Jensen - Carved Rimu Toroa Feather

Regular price $575.00

Fabric used

Description

This larger scale toroa or albatross feather by Claire Jensen has been individually hand crafted from salvaged rimu timber then finished with paint made from natural ingredients by The Natural Paint Company from Christchurch, and a bees wax polish.

This piece measures 85 x 14 x 2 cm, is lightweight and fitted with a d-ring for easy hanging indoors. 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.

$40.00 Courier

$50.00 Courier with signature

The Artist

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.

For further info about the artist, visit 

www.clairejensenart.net

This product is NZ made

The Dimensions

Fitted with a D-ring and are ready to be wall hung: 

Width: 850mm
Height: 140mm
Depth: 20mm