Home Portraits with kerb appeal…

Home Portraits with kerb appeal…

Is your home your sanctuary?Or do you still remember one you used to  live in? There are lots of reasons to commission a painting of a loved home. You might be moving on, or it might be the home with great memories… or simply one that you have walked passed and...
Somebody’s Darling

Somebody’s Darling

New Zealand – the way it used to be. The freedom of being an artist was epitomised for me by the yellow bus on a one-way bridge recently. One of the last one-way bridges in the south island it connects SH8 between Queenstown and Dunedin over the mighty Clutha...
Ms Pacifica’s in the NZ Art Show

Ms Pacifica’s in the NZ Art Show

I’m excited and proud to be part of the NZ Art Show Online – which is live NOW. It’s a dynamic online virtual exhibition featuring more than 150 talented NZ artists…well… more or less talented. Event  This years online Art Show was developed when the...
Beneath the Surface – Maori myth

Beneath the Surface – Maori myth

This is a series of two paintings I did in Rotorua during the 2019/2020 Summer Artist Residency Open Studios project. During the residency I took workshop participants walking on this path near the Blue Lake to experience the environment and hear the stories. The...
Beneath the Surface – geology

Beneath the Surface – geology

This is a series of five paintings I did in Rotorua during the 2019/2020 Summer Artist Residency. Just prior to my residency Whakaari erupted just off the Bay of Plenty coast with devastating consequences. My first painting is: Calling in the Fire. Calling in the Fire...
pt 5: Black Skiing; The descent

pt 5: Black Skiing; The descent

Under-lying the euphoria of the summit is the growing realisation that the uphill may have been the easy part. The downhill is no fun-park ride either.  Whilst beautiful, it is too exposed and cold to linger long at the summit and almost immediately we commence the...
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