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Daniella Hulme is an Auckland-based, full-time established artist.
Her work reflects the union of two cultures, her own Dutch heritage and her husband's Samoan heritage. Themes of ideal utopian celebrations of Pacifica and living in idyllic settings, to the urbanisation of cultures, the need to respect cultural differences and pressures to maintain identities underpins her work.
"Strong, bright colours and clearly delineated, stylized motifs reminiscent of Pacific Islands' tapa cloths and carvings combine to striking effect in the works of Daniella Hulme", Lyndal Jefferies, Gulf News 2007.