On the Trail!

This weekend is the Manawatu Arts and Gardens Trail and I’ve taken over the Blanchetts showroom to be part of it. So if you’re near Palmerston North come in and say hello! We’re also featuring the works of a number of the painters in my class here too, and they look great! See more about… Continue reading On the Trail!

Turning on the Light

Once again I’ve been invited to contribute a couple of paintings for the Island Bay Art Auction…. the funds raised go towards the arts and cultural program at Island Bay School And here are my paintings: “Turning on the Light” … looking for peace, its in here somewhere! “Turning on the Light” oil on canvas,… Continue reading Turning on the Light

Auction success

I’ve just had word that the Island Bay Art Auction on Friday was a huge success and has surpassed the last Auctions record fundraising total! The funds go to the schools art and culture program -which to my mind is a vital part in any child’s education, so I’m very happy to have helped with that!… Continue reading Auction success

“Wild South” goes to Auction

“Wild South” the high seas from Wellington’s South Coast is my newest painting hot off the easel. This, along with these other two, “Drylands” and “Southerly Approaching”, will be going under the hammer at the Island Bay School Art Auction on Friday, theres an online process too, so you dont even have to come to… Continue reading “Wild South” goes to Auction

Into the Blue

One of the joys of this life is reconnecting with my paintings again. When they turn up in my studio its like seeing family after a few years away.  “Into the Blue V” is the latest one to come home. It is one of a series I did from Santorini in the Greek Islands. The… Continue reading Into the Blue

Facing the Wind

“Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it” – Eckhart Tollé Some times life moulds you, sometimes you stand strong and just bend with it! Each new day dawns, alive with the sunrise, Opening to the opportunity? You can see this painting at ZeaYou Gallery in Taupo, and more of… Continue reading Facing the Wind