25 Oct 2020

Cora-Allan Wickliffe wins CNZ award

From Standing Room Only, 1:40 pm on 25 October 2020

An artist who's helping to keep  traditional Niuean bark cloth painting,  hiapo, alive is one of the recipients of this year's Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards.

Cora-Allan Wickliffe who's of Niuean and Māori descent has been awarded the 10-thousand dollar  Pacific Heritage Artist Award for her work to revive hiapo, creating both traditional pieces and contemporary works to go on show in galleries. She's also one of the McCahon house artists in residence for 2021, and is the Curator and Exhibitions Manager at the Corban Estate Arts Centre in Auckland.