Canvas 300 Join us for an evening of great food, wine & music at New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, 1 Queens Wharf. 5:30pm – 8.00pm, Friday 17th October 2014 Previewing available from Friday October 10th OUR ANNUAL SPECIAL GALA BLACK TIE EVENT Fabulous canapés and gourmet platters, complementary wine and beverages and ambient foot-… Continue reading Be in Quick!
“Last Stand” Karamea, oil on canvas, 200x200mm one of my paintings in this years Canvas300 fundraiser for the Academy of Fine Arts, coming up next week. Its a great night and for just $90 you can take home a beautiful painting too! phone the Academy 04 499 8807 to buy a ticket! further details and… Continue reading Canvas300
“Rising Tide”, oil on canvas, 200 x 400mm NZ$1,250. The surging tide down at Houghton Bay, you really feel the pure power and force of nature. I got so entranced by it I almost got washed away! “Morning Light”, oil on canvas, 200 x 400mm NZ$980. The delicacy of the winter morning sun. Two of… Continue reading Rising Tide….
Just delivered my latest commissioned painting, and saw a great art collection including three others of mine! It’s always good to see them again.
My latest painting “Still Point”, looking in…. reflections on the interior. “When you are looking at a pool of water and you see a reflection, you know the reflected object is not really there it is just a reflection. You know that what is there is water. It is the same thing with the mind.… Continue reading Still Point
Great looking show at Blanchetts in Palmerston North (58 Napier Road) it’s the last day today, we had a good and steady stream of people through yesterday and it was great to catch up with so many familiar faces!
A great article by New Zealander of the Year Dame Anne Salmond in the Herald about the steady erosion of democracy in New Zealand under the Neo-Liberal thinking that has got a stranglehold on Western thinking… ” In the 1980s, neo-liberal doctrines were introduced in a number of countries. As the unfettered pursuit of profit… Continue reading The loss of Democracy in New Zealand