Volker Hawighorst

Volker Hawighorst

Volker produces 3D work with everyday throw away items. 

Throughout his professional career, design has been the main focus of Volker's work. As a trained cabinet maker he has a strong foundation of solid craftsmanship and a keen eye for detail. He worked for several decades as an architect in international environments, responsible for design and delivery of large corporate projects as well as tailored solutions for smaller ventures. After moving from Germany to New Zealand, Volker started exploring new media to express his creativity. 


Waiheke Small Sculpture Prize | Finalist

Molly Morpeth Canaday Award 3D | Whakatane | Double Finalist



Recycling Art Award | Herford | Germany

Waimarino Art Awards Show 


Taranaki National Art Awards | 3D Award Highly commended  

 Molly Morpeth Canaday Award 3D | Whakatane | Finalist