Edendale School | Pool Block Mural

X May 5, 2022

Edendale School | Pool Block Mural
FLOX x TrustMe

What an honour it was to be invited back to our favourite little school, Edendale Primary School! You may remember, TrustMe and I painted the whole front facade of this school back in 2019 and this time our task was to liven up the school pool changing rooms.
This piece depicts two giant Tuna (eels) swimming towards each other, acting as kaitiaki for the tamariki of the school and in particular, around the water.

We also included female and male Puriri moths and text elements: Tama and Kōtiro to define the changing room spaces.



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My Story

As an aerosol and stencil artist with a fine art degree, Flox has been making her mark on the inner cityscape of Auckland since 2003.

Her trademark native birds, ferns and flowers are a celebration of Aotearoa’s environmental taonga. Using distinctly vibrant and confident colour on a scale combined with delicacy they have magically transformed grey walls into vibrant depictions of the natural world.

Flox swiftly expanded her practice into prints, publications, murals, graphic design, live painting, projects and workshops for both schools and the wider public. She has been involved in numerous collaborations, charity work and both group and solo exhibitions.

Her accessible narratives have broadened the appeal and shaped her into one of New Zealand’s most recognised contemporary artists.

In recent years Flox has focused on refining new ideas, exploring other cultures and pushing her own artistic boundaries. This resulted in a three-month Artist Residency in Taiwan and a journey to Udaipur in India, to expand her international audiences.

Seen everywhere from Berlin, Hong Kong, New York, Taiwan, India and the US, Flox continues spreading her wings and making her presence felt across public spaces and homes worldwide.

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