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.

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Art Week Oct 10–18, 2015

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

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Browne School of Art

  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

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The Chair Project

As part of the Open Artists Studios down in Whanganui, March 2014, 35 artists from around New Zealand were each given an old school chair. The resulting exhibition saw a wide variety of interpretations and concepts. My entwining, soft sculpture was called ‘Subsume’. It referenced both a present and absent body and hinted at the

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Harbourview Sculpture Trail 2014

‘Home’ is a supersized bird’s nest made from galvanised tie wire and found materials, sitting at approximately 1m diameter and 60cm deep. It features as part of Te Atatu’s Harbourview Sculpture Trail on from 8–30 March. ‘Home’ celebrates the natural fauna found within the region, specifically the nest of the rare, native fern bird, Kotata. It

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Sculpture on the Peninsula

Discard was selected to be a part of Sculpture on the Peninsula 2013. At a variable height of approximately 800mm (approx. width 450mm, depth 550mm), it has been hand-sewn and constructed from a range of up cycled socks, stockings and pyjamas. Positioned on the floor of the slaughterhouse at Laudon Farm, it is a mixed

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