On another planet

On another planet

Fueled by a bowl of porridge and a walk on the skyline my mind was sure to wander.  You wondered about that cow picture didn’t you?!  Walking lets my imagination roam free and is a necessary part of my process. What my hands and mind have been up to lately: Lots...
Laws of attraction

Laws of attraction

Working largely with recycled materials,  I’m interested in how certain objects and materials attract me in whilst others I’ll toss aside. Am I the magnet or are they? Most artists are collectors of stuff but give a group of artists (the same) materials...
Thoughts on Polarity

Thoughts on Polarity

  Twelve artists drawn together for our desire and vision to use our hands and minds to make jewellery and objects.  Handshake provides the platform to spring forward. Sometimes we dip, and others we dive into unknown territory to make pieces that reveal...
Grid-lines – Process at Toi Poneke

Grid-lines – Process at Toi Poneke

Gabby O’Connor worked with us wholeheartedly for our install at Toi Poneke.   The Grid-lined drop sheet  installation challenged the conventional wall plinth gallery display.  Hand drawn with crayons, the grid lines resembled a page in a workbook.  These were...
Brace yourself

Brace yourself

Brace yourself – get ready for the roller coaster ride of creativity. This year I returned to creating from home.  I’m finding new ways of working and yes, procrastination techniques too.  In my city based studio, to fill in time I could chat to studio...

White Trash

So another idea is to collect all the white trash out of ours, and anyone who is willing to save it for me to turn into a sculptural form and install it in The See Here Gallery.  I’m imagining it pouring from ceiling to floor. Why white: I’m interested in...

Our Coast lines – trashed

Increasingly our environment and the animals that live in it are under threat.  Unfortunately our small population belies the potential problem for the clean green image that New Zealand portrays. I love our coastlines and the beauty and respite in nature they offer. ...

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