‘Endangered’ (detail) Mixed media on canvas, 2018

‘Endangered’ (detail) Mixed media on canvas, 2018

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Born in the Manawatu, New Zealand, Della lived and worked in Britain for nearly thirty years before recently returning home to NZ. She graduated BA Hons. Fine Art in 1994 from Liverpool John Moores University, UK., gaining her MA Fine Art in 2011 from Sir John Cass School of Art, Media and Design, London, UK.

Using a multidisciplinary, she combines and re-purposes materials and techniques to create new aesthetic forms and intriguing interventions. The context and concept of each project grows organically, dictating the final outcome. Past project have often responded to a particular space or location, exploring concepts around environmental issues. Ephemeral or transitory in nature and sometimes located outside the conventional art space, their appearance and disappearance intended not only to provoke a response but also to engage a wider audience.

Exhibiting regularly since 1994, currently living and working in Christchurch, New Zealand.