Awards and achievements

RNZ interview with Ellie Jay

I'm so honoured to have been interviewed by RadioNZ producer Ellie Jay, for "First Up". ⁣We spoke about how New Zealand Made Facebook page, which is now called 'Chooice', has opened up a lot of doors for me and how lockdown changed my art from a side-gig into a business. Now, this RadioNZ interview is an another amazing opportunity that has come out of posting on 'Chooice!'

Artist Collaboration: Anna Mollekin and Ninette Kruger

I have collaborated on a project with Ninette Kruger, a talented Metal Embossing Artist who lives in Tauranga. She has created a beautiful hand-embossed, three-dimensional metal artwork of my artwork "Homegrown Lace." Her skill and unique metal art has blown my mind. Please join us on our YouTube conversation below to see this beautiful artwork and find out more about the inspiration behind this.

Learn more about the project and see its process in Ninette's blog here: Collaboration with New Zealand artist, Anna Mollekin

Interview with an Artist - Anna Mollekin, New Zealand Artist

I am very honoured to have been interview by Cheyney of Design by Cheyney about being a New Zealand artist. Watch this video interview to learn more about my history, influences and advice for emerging artists.

'Bookmark design competition' winner

Te Manawa Library (Auckland) Adult Section 'Comic Book Character bookmark design competition' winner - November 2019. My bookmark was printed and available at the Library.

2019 Textile Design 'People's Choice Award' winner

The Bolt of Cloth (Christchurch) 2019 Textile Design 'People's Choice Award' winner - September 2019. My 'Spring Bliss' cushion collection was one of nine selected from across New Zealand and Australia to be a finalist.

BioCup (Australia) BioCup Art Series Artist

BioCup (Australia) BioCup Art Series Artist- March 2018. My artwork was selected for the BioCup Art Series. Every three months BioCup select artwork from Australian and New Zealand artists for their BioCups #biocupartseries. They then hit restaurants across New Zealand and Australia. 

New York Tedde Bear Makeover Challenge winner

Tedde (New York) 'Teddy Bear Makeover Challenge winner' - July 2009. My 'Goldilocks' teddy bear design was one of 17 selected from around the  world to be made an manufactured by Tedde, a New York designer plush teddy company.


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