Creation

2003 Acrylic on un-stretched calico W1890 x H490 Sold Here I take the next step of building my love of the works of Colin McCahon. The text is blended with the landscape, with the sharp cubist lines and deep greens of the hills. There is a darkness to this work, but the white clouds of […]

Night Falls

2001 Acrylic on un-stretched canvas W1050 x H740 Private collection While attending the National Leadership Development Course in 2001, which consisted of a 3 day solo on the shore of Lake Rotowiti, I had written a poem one of the nights there. Following this I turned the poem into this three part painting, again in […]

Why Do You Hate Me?

2001 Acrylic on canvasboard W610 x H914 Private collection The final piece of my early McCahon studies on canvasboard. After this piece I began a different journey with these works and moved onto studying the landscape a bit more. “Saul, why do you hate me? Saul, why do you persecute me?”

Elois

2001 Acrylic on canvasboard W610 x H914 Private collection A continuation of this series of work based off Colin McCahon’s work of the same theme. “Elois lama sabachthani. Father I give you my life. And then He breathed His last.”

Ehyh

2000 Acrylic on canvasboard W610 x H914 Private collection The second in the Elois series modelled off Colin McCahon. Ehyh yahweh ha Meshiach. I am God the Messiah. Yeshua shumi. Jesus is my name.

Elois Lama Sabachthani

2000 Acrylic on canvasboard W610 x H914 Private Collection This work is one of my favourite from my early works. In the style of Colin McCahon, I took direct inspiration from some of his works, but also from taking text from the Hebrew bible. This was also my first piece on canvasboard, a gesso-primed canvas […]