Graduation Exhibition

The exhibition for all visual arts graduating students at AUT: Masters; PGDiploma and BVA and Honours students will be held at AUT galleries-
Galleries 1 and 2 and all five floors of the Art & Design building on St Paul Street
and Gallery 3 on Mount Street. My work will be in Gallery 2. on St Paul Street.
(If you click on the above links Google maps gives you a street level view of the buildings. You can rotate the camera around 360 degrees by using the little wheel top left, and even look up into the sky.)

Thursday November 12th will be the opening night at 5.00pm. Drinks and snacks will be served on three levels.

Look forward to seeing you at the opening.

Dates of exhibition: 12th - 14th November.

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Awards ceremony

The Glaister Ennor Art Awards ceremony was held at OREX art Gallery in Khartoum Place, Central Auckland.

Myself, in front of the winning painting. 'Walking Space'.

Above are the winners and the sponsors of the awards at the opening awards ceremony.
From left to right are: Peter Thompson (of Barfoot and Thompson), Bibi Ashger (winner of the Glaister Ennor staff choice award for her painting 'The Leopard'), Matthew Carter, John Daly-Peoples, Jack Porus (of Glaister Ennor) and Karen Crisp (who won the Barfoot and Thompson award for her photograph 'Lake Tikitapu').
All the winner works can be seen at the OREX art gallery website.
I am really pleased to announce that I have won the Glaister Ennor Art Award on Tuesday with my entry 'Walking Space'. The opening was very lively and the exhibition runs until Saturday. This means I will have the great opportunity to exhibit at OREXART gallery next year.
Many thanks to Glaistor Ennor and Barfoot & Thompson for supporting the awards and also the tutors at AUT.

Opening tonight

The awards ceremony and opening of the Glaister Ennor art awards exhibition is happening tonight at 5.30pm.

Glaistor Ennor awards

I have been nominated for the upcoming Glaistor Ennor Graduate Art Awards along with 3 others from AUT and 4 each from the 5 art colleges in Auckland, making a total of 20 artists. The exhibition is held at Oedipus Rex Gallery in Auckland.
The opening is on Tuesday 28th July at 5.30pm and the winners will be announced there. Last year the award was won by a painter, Kirsten Roberts.
The exhibition will run from Monday 27th July to Saturday 1st August.

Coming Soon - new photo-composite site

I am starting up a new site for photo composites which will be available to buy. I will produce them as limited editions of between ten and twenty prints for each image.
I have access to a 60 cm wide professional epson printer at AUT university and so I can print them up to 60 cm across. Here is the link to the site:

Friends of Auckland Art Gallery Student Exhibition

The Friends of Auckland Art Gallery had their annual student exhibition opening on 2nd July.
It is at AUT Gallery 3 at 39 Symonds Street, Auckland.

This year the theme of the exhibition was 'Sustainability' and it is open until Friday 10th.

More photos of the opening night here

Anita, the model for 'Steps' and Joe floating in space in front of 'Steps'.

HK 1

photo composit using painting and photographic sources. I also made a moving image composite from this as part of a tryiptych which I showed at AUT's Talk Week.

Photographic composites

I've been using compositing techniques using 2 1/2D software for some time as prep for painting. Here are a series of photo composites which were originally made with a painting in mind but I have developed them in their own right.

Photo-composites now have their own site. It is at: