New Book: ‘Landmarks’

Order here for delivery early November 2020.  In 1995 the work of three Southern mates, artist Grahame Sydney, fiction writer Owen Marshall and poet Brian Turner was brought together in a seminal publication ‘Timeless Land’.  It went on to become a multi-award winning Kiwi classic. Twenty five years later Penguin have released ‘Landmarks’ a lavish … Read more

Egg Tempera on Gesso: ‘Morning in San Casciano’

Instagram Post: ‘A Love Letter to my Wife’. Egg Tempera on Gesso. I have been saving up the excitement of returning to my beloved egg tempera medium for more than 16 years. This painting is one of what will be a series of figure studies planned for a long time. I find the challenge of … Read more

Oil on Linen: ‘Fog on Muddy Creek Road’

Instagram Post: The metaphor of crossroads crops up again in this latest oil painting. I love the minimalism and mystery fog brings – such reductions, so much only suggested, unknown, unseen. This painting sat unfinished for nearly a year, until on a walk with our dog Teddy one all fog day I noticed a watery … Read more