TAR'WHITE

TAR'WHITE

2018 Aotearoa Section Third :: Acrylic on canvas A cloak offers symbolic protection - a life spared in the pursuit of mana Photo courtesy World of WearableArt Ltd

SHEPHERD'S WARNING

SHEPHERD'S WARNING

2017 Finalist :: Aotearoa Section :: Acrylic on canvas, split pins, washers, wood Corrugated iron - red as the shepherd's warning. Photo courtesy World of WearableArt.

COMPASS ROSE

COMPASS ROSE

2016 Finalist :: Bizarre Bra Section :: Recycled fabrics, paint, embroidery hoop Men now ask for directions.

TERRA NOVA

TERRA NOVA

2014 Finalist :: Open Section :: Acrylic on canvas In the chilling grip of death, Scott's diary held his last hope of connection with his people.

CAPTAIN'S BELLE

CAPTAIN'S BELLE

2012 Finalist :: Bizarre Bra Section :: Rope The captain was struck by the pairs of his bell.

STORYBOARDS

STORYBOARDS

2011 Finalist :: South Pacific Section :: Award - Honorable Mention :: Acrylic on canvas Sam Hunt’s poem ‘Making tracks’ honours men of the sea: adventurers, whalers & fishermen who’ve given their names to our most iconic landmarks.

WAYFINDER

WAYFINDER

2013 (Unselected) :: South Pacific Section :: Acrylic on canvas Where European navigator encounters Polynesian Wayfinder, history is made.

WEARABLE ART

You could say I've been biten by the WOW bug. Others might call it an obsession!  Either way, the annual World of WearableArt Awards (www.worldofwearableart.com) provides me an opportunity to extend my creativity into wearable pieces - which in turn, inspire many of my other artworks.  Here's a selection from more recent years.