The mirror of my universe

My work lays bare more inadequacies and raw emotions than it was intended to reveal. In my mind I have achieved a convincing illusion of visible reality and in this website I am reassembling all my 'seeing', 'doing' and 'thinking' into a mirror of my own universe.
Latest entries
Summer

Summer

This painting encompasses symbols of a typical kiwi summers day. But we perceive it from a seagulls view point, as it is flying over the green hills towards the warm sand and turquoise ocean. The female form is ever so subtle present as a reclining nude within the contouring cliff top. Part of the Female...
Growth I

Growth I

Set in the late afternoon, we find a sense of hope that the balance can be restored between growth and nature. Mother Earth is fertile and her pulsing energy is supported by man, together they will breathe in harmony again. Part of the Female Landscape series.
Growth II

Growth II

Mother Earth is fertile and it is traditionally from her that all life sprang. But in this modern life we are developing at an alarming rate, introducing foreign materials and genetically modified flora. The green hills are consumed by these new suburbs, overshadowing the new life still pulsing within her. Part of the Female Landscape...
Heading North

Heading North

Heading North to switch the light on. Part of the Female Landscape Series.
Rest

Rest

Part of the Female Landscape Series.
Love

Love

Part of the Female Landscape Series.
Dream

Dream

Part of the Female Landscape Series.
Watching Paper Boats

Watching Paper Boats

Mother Earth is watching the man made paper boats. She is controlling man with her natural strength, never fully letting go of her dominance. In the end man stays vulnerable and will always succumb to her… Part of the Female Landscape series.
Stormy Sea

Stormy Sea

When nature is at her fierce man seems small and vulnerable. Prints available.
Dripping Sunday

Dripping Sunday

This painting depicts Long Bay beach on a hot day. The cliff face resembles a waffle cone and the contours the dripping chocolate sauce. The influx of houses is being sprinkled on top like hundreds and thousands.
My View From Above

My View From Above

The elements portrayed in this landscape are typical of a New Zealand landscape. But the distorted bird’s eye view introduces a new dynamic between nature and man enjoying what it offers.
Bring on summer

Bring on summer