Divine Agencies is almost here!

My latest exhibition is about to launch. In a week to be precise! Divine Agencies is the latest in my winged figure series exploring therianthropes from around the globe. Across history and across continents these figures have shaped how we view Angels today. It’s not all white robes and snowy feathers people! This series is…

Stephanie Key’s nude photos have her father’s support

I really approve of New Zealand Prime Minister John Key’s reaction to his Daughter’s photoshoot. He sent her to one of the best art schools in the world, the Paris College of Art, and is then thrilled to see that she is using her tuition to create the art she wants to create. His comments were not those of a politician, carefully primed and written, heading off a crisis or a threat to his career as some sources have implied, his words are those of a proud dad. not an embarrassed dad, but an encouraging and supportive one.

Houri - 36x48 Oils on Canvas

Does Testosterone affect our success?

In other studies, testosterone seemed to provide “winning streaks” that often occurred about ten in the morning. Funnily, I’ve always noted this is a hot hour for my painting, but I never thought to connect it with hormones. Of further interest, male brokers took more risks and traded more often than their female associates. It…

Messengers of the gods – Kinnari

Kinnari are found in art and religious literature throughout India and Southeast Asia. they are frequently depicted dancing or playing music and shown as part woman, part bird. I drew my inspiration for this piece from Cambodia, Burma and Thailand. She is painted with Golden wings, referencing the Garuda, but also referencing the opulence in…

Consumed by Research

I’m completely consumed at the moment. I’m captivated by research and archaeology and religion and mythology. I’m lost in a world of linkages and history and art and poetry and it’s wonderful. I get to study all my favorite things! I’ve been invited to do a sponsored solo show at the magnificent and historical Dome…