Feathers of Australia artists Andre and Catherine van Niekerk have been artistic collaborators for decades. Together they built the successful business - Feathers of Knysna - in South Africa. Having built an international reputation in their field, they immigrated to Australia on a distinguished talents visa.
Australia’s rich bird life inspired them to produce a unique range of mixed media sculptures, which are now available in leading galleries throughout Australia.
Andre and Catherine live in Gin Gin, where their vibrant artistic business - Feathers of Australia - remains on the cutting edge of design and innovation. They maintain a hands-on approach to their work, which gives it an unique and individually distinctive appeal. This is their hallmark.
"Birds are the Earth's global ambassadors. They
recognise no man-made boundaries, only those of the
natural world. We should learn from them, for planet Earth
is our common living space and our future depends on
it." - Andre van Niekerk.