Houri - 36x48 Oils on Canvas

sometimes it sneaks up on you…

Today marks the one year anniversary of the opening of my most successful exhibition to date. I am still elated to see how well it went and inspired to create the next one. but I am also beginning to realize how pervasive my post exhibition depression was. you see, I’m a little bit of an…

Studio update.

It’s been a while since I did a studio update. It’s finally coming together. I have four walls now (which is something you don’t really appreciate until working in an Australian summer under a tin roof-and then you get the power bill for your overtaxed air conditioner…) and a ceiling of sorts. My neighbours probably…

a sneak peek at a new render! this is based on a cave painting in South Africa.

Farewell 2013

A little late perhaps, but here is my summary of 2013. For good or for ill 2013 was a very odd year. The highs were extremely high, and the lows were extremely low. Any year that begins with the death of a loved and inspirational friend is thrown onto the wrong foot from the start.…

Church and Sports vs Art – Which is higher risk?

Bill Henson is in the news again, this time for his controversial thoughts on the risks associated with Arts, Sports and the Church. In a recent interview with the Australian, Henson stated that when searching for high risk areas to children that “The last place you would start with would be the arts.” and that…

2011 in review

2011 was a massive mix of highs and lows for me. I don’t want to dwell on the lows, 2012 is about moving forward and building on my successes of the past year. I hope, wherever you are, that you will take a moment to farewell the bad points of 2011 and happily remember the…