Martin Carryer

Tui – Bird in a Bush is worth a Hand

Maire, Stainless Steel & Rimu

510 × 730 × 390 mm

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Artist bio

Martin Carryer grew up with wood as a hobby; carving and experimenting from a very young age. Growing up in rural Taranaki with links to the mountain and central hills he developed a keen interest in native flora and fauna.

He began his adult life as a farmer with a strong side interest in woodwork. Although having no formal training he made furniture, developing increasingly contemporary one-off designs for commissions. He always imagined that later in life with more time he would turn his attention to carving and sculpture.

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