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.
Posts tagged "South Africa"
My Teddy

My Teddy

The boy clings to his caregiver while holding his teddy firmly amongst the adult commotion around him.  The viewer does not know what is happening but there is a sense of trepidation. It is as if the people have been stamping the red African soil in protest or in desperation. One sees a lonely child...
Window on Farm

Window on Farm

Cultural Fusion

Cultural Fusion

This work depicts the cultural diversion in New Zealand. It shows the Asian, African, European and Maori cultures fusing into one New Zealand landscape. It was exhibited in 2006 as part of the North Shore City Art Awards at the Mairangi Arts Centre.
Hesitant

Hesitant

This painting captures the emotions of a little boy on a farm in South Africa.
Us

Us

A protective parent, curious children and the reality of them and us.
Distance

Distance

I met this man in a bar on the Swartberg Mountain Pass. He played an old guitar and there was sorrow in his voice when he sang. The old man had lived a hard life under the African sky. This painting does not capture his wisdom so much, but rather the distance he endured on...
Woman & Child

Woman & Child

African woman and child collecting corn.