Ayesha Green

September - December 2022

Ayesha Green (Kai Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu (Heretaunga)) is an artist based in Tāmaki Makaurau. Ayesha has a Master of Fine Arts from Elam in 2013 and in 2016 she completed a Graduate Diploma in Arts specialising in Museums and Cultural Heritage. In August 2019, she was the winner of the National Contemporary Art Awards, and in 2020 was the inaugural recipient of the Springboard Award from the Arts Foundation. In May 2021, Ayesha was awarded the Rydall Art Prize in association with the Tauranga Art Gallery Toi Tauranga.

Recent exhibitions include; Folk Nationalism, Tauranga Art Gallery (2022); Good Citizen, Jhana Millers Gallery (2021); Wrapped up in Clouds, Dunedin Public Art Gallery (2020); Strands, The Dowse Art Museum (2019). Her work was included in Toi Tū Toi Ora at the Auckland Art Gallery and is currently working on a public sculpture commissioned by the Dunedin City Council.

NELL ANNE Quilt Project