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
My House on a Hill

My House on a Hill

Part of the Female Landscape Series. The female landscape portrayed in a fantasy reality showing my house on a hill where I can be one with nature.
New Beginnings

New Beginnings

In this painting the landscape is seen as the birth mother of the new day. The Pohutukawa tree with its beautiful form, along with its lovely flowers is a great inspiration when representing the New Zealand coastal landscape. If you are familiar with the Maori legend of creation you may notice the subtle hints to...
Mother Earth

Mother Earth

Part of the Female Landscape Series. Mother Earth is seen as a symbol of fertility. The Kauri tree shows the strength of nature’s growth amidst the dangers of development.
Showering Landscape

Showering Landscape

Part of the Female Landscape Series. The female landscape as seen in the shower.
Lazy Lunch

Lazy Lunch

How I long for a long lazy lunch in the sun with a few lovely wines.
Just Pick Another

Just Pick Another

If things don’t work out with your man. Just go and pick another one. After all they do grow on trees and do not swim around in the ocean.
Up There

Up There

Flowers make me happy

Flowers make me happy

There is nothing like a bunch of flowers to cheer you up.
Portrait of Man

Portrait of Man

I love this small gestural painting. I did it at a night class at Mairangi Arts Centre with Lance O’Gorman. I hope to work more in this style in the future.
All Alone

All Alone

She is having dinner all alone. Is she sad or content? Do we sense a somewhat melancholic mood? The heavy copper chandelier could be a symbol for her sombre mood or all her troubles weighing heavy on her mind. Is that her lover sailing away on his/her yacht or her ignorance drifting away? Or perhaps...
Next Generation

Next Generation

This painting tries to capture one of the most precious moments in life. The absolute awe when grandparents first set eyes on their grandchild.  The unconditional love between the generations as the precious family tree comes into reality and the bond starts growing. The subtle familiar features between the grandfather and the baby become more...
Jungle Wall Mural

Jungle Wall Mural

A wall mural I designed and painted for our nursery. I would love to create more of these! Please get in touch if you would like me to create one for you.