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Marika Jones

One Tree Hill

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  • Artist Bio
  • "Gone But Not Forgotten" prints pay homage to icons from our past that live on in our collective memories. Images real, imaginary and mythical are strangely familiar and feel like old friends. Marika has a fascination with the 'good old days' and there is a nostalgic feeling about these images that produce a warm glow. These works are all about celebrating the things we have a love of as New Zealanders, even if we haven't seen the Pink & White terraces or a Moa - we can still romanticise about them and can be proud to share a history with them.

    The “first” tree that stood on the famous hill was a pohutakawa but this was felled by a European settler in 1852. A totara was then planted and this was replaced in the 1870s by a radiata pine. Maori activists attacked this non-native tree in 1994 and again in 2000. The tree did not survive the second attack and sadly now there is no tree on “None Tree Hill”.

    All works printed by the artist using acid free velvet fine art paper and archival inks.

    Available in 2 sizes.

    Each print is in a series printed on the top left corner and are a limited edition of 180 prints.

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  • Marika Jones is a freelance digital print artist and painter.  She was born in Dunedin and raised in Auckland, New Zealand.  Marika attended Auckland University where she studied a Bachelor of Fine Arts for two years, finishing her third year at Northtec in Kerikeri, where she was awarded a Bachelor of Visual Arts.  Her work has featured in editorial publications, appeared on stationary, and is sold as fine art prints.  She is currently living and working in Grey Lynn, Auckland.