29.Nov.2012Tails of Aesop 16 November 2012 - 27 January 2013 | Vector Gallery, Expressions Upper Hutt, NZ
Here is the latest offering! It is a a series of cast glass artworks based on the fables of Ancient Greek slave and storyteller, Aesop. Aesop is credited with having written a number of well-known fables such as the 'Goose who laid the Golden Egg' that communicate moral messages through the depiction of animals.
Can I say making the work was a mission! Some of the animals were quite tricky shapes to cast and most spent a solid week in the kiln. Super happy with the results tho!
Planing an actual opening with wine and cheese mid December 2012. Pics to post shortly.
20.Jul.2011My other life.....
Here is a link to an award I recently won for the work I do for The Learning Connexion art school here in Wellington. The official title was 'prison leadership award' award and it was presented at Parliament on the 20 July 2011 where I got suitably dressed up and even wore a dress! 'Big ups' to the other nominees who were just as deserving.
09.Jun.2011Inside/outside the Square
Mahara's Gallery Annual Review is on from now from 8 May-26 June 2011
Check it out if you get the chance, heaps to look at from paintings thru to glass. Happy to report that my entry titled 'Successful Alchemist' received a Merit Award. Yay!
01.Nov.2010Thank your Luck Stars Opening 20 Nov-8 Dec 2010
This show opens at Blackmore Jean Gallery in Shelley Bay, Wellington on Sat 20 Nov 2010, 11-2. Come down if you can, the more the merrier I say! The exhibtion features work by Wellignton painter Marci Tackett, Australian artist Jodie Cunningham and me. I described this series of glass as being a mix between 3'rd form science and the jars of concoctions in Roald Dahl's book the BFG.
06.Aug.2010Finalist in the 2010 Molly Morpeth Canaday 3D Award
Totally stoked to have been accepted for this years awards...even happier that the entry features on the invite. Thanks to Andrew Ginther for the fab pic!
Page 10 of the Sunday mag (insert from the Sunday Star Times) features good friends Katie and Owen's lounge and if you look really hard you can spot some of my glass on the wall. Nice.
09.May.2010Emerging Artist Award
Check out Select/ed: Kapiti -Horowhenua Annual Review on from now until 27 June 2010 at Mahara Gallery. There is some fantastic work on offer including an beautiful drawing of a dinosaur by Jamie Lewis! Happy to report that my entry took out the Emerging Artist Award. Yeah!
25.Apr.2010This website is born
I thought the date that this website was born is newsworthy as it has being a long time coming.... I have decided to go 'live' even while the content is still being built...those that know me will understand that spending time in front of a computer is not really my scene so my apologies in advance for any glitches....