Spring 1881, Melbourne 2016 with PAULNACHE

This art fair took place in the Winsor Hotel in central Melbourne. Galleries took over rooms to present curated exhibitions – ours in the Victoria Suite. On the final day, for dramatic effect we decided to create a tableaux with a central “Trump Desk” surrounded by the chaos of a trashed hotel room. Little did we know that this accurately presaged the election of Trump by a few months…


Title: 18th June 2021

I don’t usually describe my work as muscular, but the bold, red, calligraphic gesture at the centre of this painting asserts itself unashamedly.
Summer 2021

Title: Summer 2021

I started work on this project just as borders began closing, and finished it in late summer as the vaccinations began.
18th April 2021

Title: 18th April 2021

I'm constantly developing my work, though some paintings depict this more clearly than others.
11th July 2020

Title: 11th July 2020

I wanted a floating feeling with this painting, like seaweed on water or blossom on the wind.


Largest work to date 28th April 2023

My exhibition No Straight Lines at Te Where Toi o Heretaunga Hastings City Art Gallery provided the opportunity to negotiate with its Main Gallery, the largest un-poled space in the Southern Hemisphere.

Creative Matters Podcast

Whether you’re out for a stroll or need some aural distraction while working, you can now listen to me in conversation with Mandy Jakich at her lovely Muriwai studio for Creative Matters.

Exquisite Colours collaboration with Schmincke

My collaboration with renown German paint manufacturer Schmincke in 2022, designing the palette of colours for a Ultimate Mixing Set of Horadam Watercolours, was so successful that they asked me to devise a new set for 2023.

Newsletter February 2022

Delightfully, I’ve realised this newsletter reflects a part of my practice where elements come together to make a whole.