Matariki meets Mt Albert is an exciting new contemporary art and object exhibition. Mt Albert artists and designers will present a personal, modern interpretation of Matariki through their creations. From Sat 1 July–Sat 9 July, 10am – 4pm, Alberton, 100 Mt Albert Rd. Details at: http://www.matarikifestival.org.nz/2017/im:796/date/2017-07-01/ Stars I and II, mixed media on paper, Zoë Nash New Beginnings, […]
Nest, 2013, made from galvinised tie wire. This work was selected as a finalist in the 2013 Waiheke Community Art Gallery Small Sculpture Prize, judged by Matt Ellwood. The sculpture is slightly larger than most real birds’ nests at approx. 260mm diameter x 90mm high and is made from assorted sizes of galvinized wire.
There’s No Place Like Home site-specific installation made from over 200 recycled house bricks 80mm H x 1050mm W x 4500mm L (approx.) Part of the Harbourview Sculpture Trail 2016, 5–28 March, 2016 There’s No Place Like Home references the suburban development of Te Atatū Peninsula in the 1950s and ‘60s. Laid out to replicate
As part of Artweek 2016 I’ll be opening up my city-based studio along with a wealth of other creative folk at the Sunday School Building in October. Details and images to come. I’m also part of Lyn Dallison’s LOOK at K’ Road and will be creating something for Johnny Feedback on Pitt St.
Calling all Aucklanders: join me for some Autumn art-making fun. My classes are experimental and challenge students to think beyond the expected. This may sound a bit scary, but it’s not. Our atmosphere at Browne School of Art is collegial and supportive, and students are encouraged to work at their own pace and follow their own
Art Week kicks off in Auckland from October 10–18, and features a wide range of exhibitions, events and activities. I’ll be participating in ‘Look: A Journey to K’ Rd’ and will have a sculpture/window installation at Vixen, 183 Karangahape Road for the duration. Check out the Events page for guided tours. Update 9 Oct: the
Since the start of 2014 I’ve been teaching part-time at Browne School of Art on Great North Rd, in Auckland City. If you’ve ever wanted to start from scratch and learn the basics, or further develop your current practice, we’re holding an Open Day on Sunday 11 October from 2–5pm, where you can find
Inspired by the view from the window of holiday accommodation on the Coromandel, this 1 x 1metre acrylic painting is a huge departure from my usual style. I had forgotten just how long it takes to complete a painting, and have to admit that after drawing for many years now, the time-consuming process of layering