Spark Arena Mural

X December 20, 2023

I am immensely grateful for the efforts and support extended by the wonderful team at Spark Arena and the invaluable technical assistance provided by @sweats___. Together, we embarked on the creation of my latest backstage mural at Spark Arena, an artistic endeavour that celebrates the rich tapestry of New Zealand’s natural beauty and cultural heritage.

This mural features the graceful presence of a perched Kākā and the majestic flight of a Kōkako, both seamlessly integrated into a vibrant garden of indigenous flora. Among the intricately depicted elements are the delicate Kōtukutuku and the ethereal Mountain Daisies, each carefully chosen to represent the unique biodiversity and botanical wonders of our beloved homeland.

Through this mural, I sought to capture the essence of New Zealand’s diverse ecosystems and showcase the interconnectedness between its native fauna and flora. The choice of the Kākā and Kōkako, emblematic birds of our nation, symbolises the resilience and beauty that define our natural landscapes.



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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.

Flox Portrait