Feature on the Felt Blog

Creative connections: a chat with Joe McMenamin This week we had a chat to Wellington artist Joe McMenamin, on the occasion of the second print run of his highly successful NZ Native Birds Colouring Book. This publication for adults with the colouring bug takes you on a journey of discovery around New Zealand to explore our native […]

Hutt News feature

I had a chat to the editor of the Hutt Newsabout my art and the Naenae Makers’ Club a few days ago and he wrote this feature about me in the latest edition (click on the image below to read the whole article). It’s greatbeing in my local paper and I’m excited about the Art […]

Retro skateboard series

I’ve been working on a series of nautical-themed artworks. I painted directly on to skateboard shapes cut out of plywood and really like the way the shape of the works interact with the composition of the images. I’ve incorporated some of my organic patterns into the works, which work especially well in the waves. There […]

Kakapo Ink exhibition

Last Friday wasthe opening of my exhibition at Kakapo Ink tattoo studio/gallery in Wellington, New Zealand. I am interested in developing the links between tattooing and my art, and have had lots of comments about how my flowing patterns would work well as tattoos. Lots of these prints are available through my SHOP Feel free […]

NZ Art Show work

Below are the paintings that I exhibited at the NZ Art show, 25 – 28th July. The paintings that sold are marked as such.  Thanks to everyone that came the NZ Art show, particularly those who picked up one or more of my works.

Signature Piece finalist

I have some very exciting news! My Artwork “Dead or Alive Deer” has been selected as one of the ten finalists for the Signature Art Awards at the 2014 NZ Art show. My painting will be on display at the front of the NZ Art show along with the other finalists, and will be voted on […]

Endemic World interview

I was interviewed last week by Endemic World. Here is most of the interview, just pop over to the Endemic blog to check out the whole thing. They also stock some of my prints and originals and if you are in Auckland you can go and check them out. You’re a photography teacher as well as artist. […]

Darth Vader what were you thinking?

I’ve just finished this piece titled “Darth Vader what were you thinking?” It is painted with acrylic paint and ink on a plywood panel. 40 x 60 x 6cm and will be for sale at the NZ art show in July. The idea behind this work is to try and visually show what Darth Vader […]