Good Friday Cross 2022


Good Friday Cross 2022
2022

Oil on board

335 x

600mm

$1255.00 NZD


Each Easter I create a Good Friday Cross. This year, I began my resurgence into art with this work, inspired by the cubist efforts of Colin McCahon. After reworking it later, I incorporated the black square, my symbol for depression that often comes and ruins the view or blocks me from seeing the full picture and enjoying life.
This is also my first work that I have built a frame for and has become part of the artwork. It is made out of rimu.

Son of Man


Son of Man
2015

Oil on canvas

$1599.00 NZD


Painted as part of the Stations of the Cross at Titahi Bay Community Church annual exhibition at Easter, this work looked at the crucifixion of Christ.

“The weight of sin on his shoulders
SIN OF MAN
Overwhelmed, suffering, despair, anguish, pain, cry for help, depressed, rejected,
alone, fear, hurt, vulnerable, betrayed, crushed, forgotten, abandoned
Darkness, consume, scared, exhausted, anger, nowhere left to turn to
Intense emotional inside His soul
The burden of fate today
Ignored, isolated, solitude, sour, unsure, shadow of death
Hopelessness, Grim
Take this cup of suffering away from me
But not my will but your will be done. Humble
SELFLESS, grace, mercy, forgiveness, peace,
Solace, determined, LOVE, Saviour of the world
SON OF MAN”

The Surrounds


The Surrounds
2014

Oil on canvas

$1200.00 NZD


Through the journey of battling depression, I turned to art to try to express the feelings I had been dealing with. Black has always been a deep and meaningful colour, but this was taken to a whole new level in this painting. The work ended up being more therapeutic rather than anything presentable in a gallery.

Eric


Eric
2013

Oil on Canvas

Private Collection


Piwakawaka II


Piwakawaka II
2013

Oil on canvas

300 x

610mm

$875.00 NZD


Piwakawaka I


Piwakawaka I
2013

Oil on Canvas

300 x

610mm

$875.00 NZD


You Reflect the Light


You Reflect the Light
2005

Enamel and Polyurethane on Canvasboard

600 x

1860mm

Private Collection


Painted using black paint with stencilled letters, the difference in thickness creating the text and finished with multiple coats of gloss polyurethane, this work creates a reflective black surface that the viewer can see themselves in.

“YOU reflect the light that shines upon you”