‘Born in Prague, a true Bohemian.... using an extensive palette of natural art materials-silver, copper, stone, bronze, opal, clay, wood.
Coming from a rich historical background, Hana creates her own history and weaves a very tangible magic in Northland by her hands. A spice of Europe with Pacific flavour.’
Hana had 4 years attending design school in Prague followed by 4 years Literature study at Prague University. After moving to New Zealand, Hana obtained a Diploma in Design majoring in jewellery. She studied for 3 years at Northland Polytechnic. Hana has exhibited widely. Her jewellery and bronze and copper sculptures are featured in galleries throughout New Zealand, Europe and the Unites States Heritage Gallery is pleased to show the very distinctive jewellery from Hana Ott.