I am primarily a painter, but I also create sculptural 3D artworks. These are mostly assembled from various found objects and usually incorporate some painted surfaces. I also paint wooden boxes.
PEARLS OF WISDOM TERROR-RANIUM
Glass Jar, Oyster Shells, Fake Pearls, Found Objects. 15cm x 14 cm x 44cm Diameter 2021 (Available)
The world’s oceans act as carbon sinks for the ever increasing levels of Co2 in the atmosphere. As a result the increased ocean acidity is a looming disaster for the calcification process, required by oysters, shellfish and corals. The young people of today will need more than pearls of wisdom to adapt to this crisis.
Found Objects 15 cm x 10 cm x 13 cm 2019 (Sold)
The merger of biotech and info tech has the potential to totally reframe humanity as we know it.
LIFE AND DEATH SHRINE
Found Objects and Acrylic Paint 53 cm x 30 cm x 12 cm 2018 (Available)
From cradle to grave we all occupy a uniquely individual niche in life
A WISE MAN
Cast Bronze 13 cm x 10 cm (Available)
Gratitude is a wise quality to cultivate.
THE CORAL GROTTO – A Shrine to Greed
Found Objects Coral, Acrylic Paint 25 cm x 13 cm x 27 2019 (Available)
An wryly humorous award for the CEO of the multinational company which has contributed the most to global carbon dioxide output.
THE CARNIVAL JESTER
Found Objects, Acrylic Paint, 17 cm x 5 cm 2017 (NFS)
An acknowledgement of grim humour.
STORM SURGE SCULPTURE
Pumice Stone, Model Figures, Acrylic Paint 13 cm x 11 cm x 9 cm 2018 (Sold)
Climate scientists are warning us that severe storm surges will occur more frequently in the future.
THE FINALE BOX
Wooden Box, Acrylic Paint 14 cm x 17 cm x 27 cm 2018 (Sold)
The painted design on this box is based on neuroscience imagery at the point of death.
AZTEC INSPIRATION BOX
Oval Wood Box Acrylic Paint 9 cm x 18 cm x 27 cm 2018 (Sold)
The past is past, but teachings from ancient civilizations such as the Inca, Aztec and Mayan cultures can sometimes offer inspiration and wisdom for navigating life in the modern world.
WARMING REEF BOX
Wooden Box, Acrylic Paint 14 cm x 10 cm x 23 cm 2017 (Sold)
A warming ocean causes the coral to evict the zooxanthellea. Once they have vacated the reef bleaches.