Tangimoe Clay (Ngati Ngahere of Whakatohea) was born in 1960 and is based in Opotiki. Her work has been exhibited at public galleries in New Zealand and overseas and her work is held in a number of private collections with holdings of contemporary raranga (basketry).
Richard Stratton is a Wellington based ceramics maker who graduated in 1993 from the Otago School of Art with Honours in Ceramics. He has exhibited widely in New Zealand and is the winner of a number of awards. His work is held in numerous leading public and private collections including that of Te Papa Tongarewa.