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

Breathing Room

I’m really excited to be be part of this new development in Christchurch!  Managing Director Mark Appleton has invited me to be one of the foundation artists in his new gallery opening in the stylish Frobisher Interiors showroom at 322 Manchester St, check it out online at http://www.frobisher.co.nz He’s getting together some great artists to compliment the… Continue reading Breathing Room

The Pied Piper of….

“The Pied Piper: Ian Hamlin” is a pencil drawing by Morris Campbell, its one of the artworks in the exhibition of my Wellington students opening on Monday Night at 6pm….it’s a great show and I’d love to see you there – at the Hutt Art Society! Views of the show…. Its fantastic to see the fruits of… Continue reading The Pied Piper of….

Behind the Black Door

I’m happy to announce that I’ve been invited behind the Black Door! After a bit of a break from the bright lights of Auckland, my paintings can now be found in the Black Door Gallery in Parnell. Its great to be represented up there again, so if you’re in the area pop in and make… Continue reading Behind the Black Door

On the spot 

I was honoured last week to be invited to be the guest Judge of the Fielding and Districts Art Society Annual exhibition. The  show includes an ANZAC commemorative section called “Fields of Dreams”. The standard of submissions was impressive and it was no easy matter to decide the section winners, this is a selection of… Continue reading On the spot 

Coming home

Places where the heart lives…. “When you love something like reading — or drawing or music or nature — it surrounds you with a sense of connection to something great. If you are lucky enough to know this, then your search for meaning involves whatever that Something is. It’s an alchemical blend of affinity and… Continue reading Coming home