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Michelle Backhouse

16 Dec

Detail of "The Veil" by Michelle Backhouse, building paper, paper mache, wire, fencing.

Detail of “The Veil” by Michelle Backhouse, building paper, papier mache, wire, fencing.

Born:
1964, Otaki,
Aotearoa | New Zealand

1984:
B.F.A. Sculpture, Ilam School of Arts, Christchurch

Generally she works in paper pulp and building paper. A recent series of works concerns sculptural objects made out of strips of building paper of near extinct animals.

She and her painter husband, Edward Walton manage
the Backwal Gallery,
99 Atkinson Ave, Otaki

Open Sundays 11am – 4pm
and any time by arrangement.

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