New Zealand born Avis Higgs is an award winning painter and one of Australasia’s most innovative textile designers of the 1940s.
The College of Creative Arts, Massey University Wellington is launching a new fund for creatives with an online auction, in partnership with the Massey Foundation.
Leading NZ artists and alumni including Sir Richard Taylor, Kate Sylvester, John Drawbridge, Judy Darragh, Avis Higgs, Guy Ngan and many more have donated 27 works to help launch the Residencies Fund.
A Modernist design Avis did in 1949 as part of the portfolio she took to Europe. The design features shapes forming a labryinth to be reminiscent of paths through the New Zealand bush, with hearts indicating being in the middle of the bush. This design has been printed on fabric and a chair covered in the...