Bay of Plenty Garden and Art Festival


Mel Waite

Mel Waite is a photographic-focused artist who crafts intricate works from small, overlooked treasures left by Mother Nature. The process begins with individually photographing the selected items on-site. Back at her studio, Mel constructs the Kaleidoscopes and hand embellishes them with 24k gold leaf after printing the limited edition pieces.

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