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Isabel Fernandes-Day


Kāpiti Arts Guide Listing no. 63

I was born in Mozambique and settled on the Kapiti Coast at the beginning of 1999.   I started art/craft as a small child, encouraged by my father and two Mozambican artists from whom I learnt oil painting and sculpture. From my mother and maternal grandmother I learnt to sew and crochet.

New Zealand’s environment brought back the desire to get back into art. I work with clay, textiles and like to dabble in organic dyes. I also paint, mainly watercolours and pastels. My art is influenced by nature, its patterns, flora and fauna, especially birds. The sea is also a great influence in my life as well as my Portuguese background, growing up in Africa and its culture are also a strong influence in my creations, especially colour.

Artistic medium: Ceramics/Pottery, Mosaics

Kāpiti Arts Trail

Whitireia Kāpiti Campus, 9 Milne Dr, Paraparaumu

Open by appointment during the year.

Mobile: 021 056 7752

Phone: 04 904 6644

Email: ifernandesday@outlook.com

Facebook: Isabel Fernandes Day

Website: isabelfernandesday-art.weebly.com

Payment options available: Eftpos

Accessibility: Suitable for all.

Google Maps: Isabel Fernandes-Day, Whitireia  Kāpiti Campus, 9 Milne Dr, Paraparaumu