Fane Flaws has been exhibiting throughout Australia and New Zealand in various solo and group shows since 1981. His work is representing in private and public collections within NZ, Australia, USA, Japan and the UK.
In 2009 Fane was inducted into ‘The NZ Film Archive Hall of Fame’ and in 2010 ‘The Massey University Design Hall of Fame’.
Fane currently works from his multi-media studio in Napier, using paint, print, sculptural-assemblage, sound and moving image. He is recording the backlog of 30 years of songwriting with the band BEND and giving live performances with BEND and NO ENGINE.
“I am essentially a ‘mark-maker’ – everything else follows from whatever skill I have developed through drawing. I draw on anything from paper to demolition timber, from air to hard drives, with anything from paint to found objects – of course there is always the problem of where to put the paint…”