Alice Alva, Astral Plane



Alice Alva is a multi-disciplinary artist, designer and art educator based in Te-Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington. She works across drawing and illustration, embroidery and textiles, painting and graphic design. Located at the intersection between art and craft, Alva’s embroideries explore pattern, architecture and the possibilities of drawing with thread. Her works offer a vibrant, whimsical and optimistic view on the state of the world.

Alva has exhibited widely across New Zealand and Australia and was a finalist in the Wallace Art Award and the Parkin Drawing Prize in 2018.