Cora-Allan (Ngapuhi, Ngatitumutumu / Alofi, Liku) is a multidisciplinary artist originally from Waitakere. She has a MA in Visual Art and Design in Performance from AUT and was the recipient of a AUT Postgraduate Deans award for her research.
She has exhibited her work throughout Aotearoa and internationally including Australia, Niue, England and Canada. Her work sits in major collections including The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Auckland War Memorial Museum and the Wallace Arts Trust. Cora-Allan was awarded a McCahon House Residency (2021) the Creative New Zealand Pacific Heritage Artist award (2020) and received Annual Arts Grant funding to focus full time on her Hiapo (Niuean Barkclotth) practice in 2021.
She is also a founding member of BC Collective.