What we bring back, Sydney 2018

All works are available to view at my Wellington Studio on Vivian St. Please email me to make a time and come visit! What we bring back AirSpace Projects and Gallery, (Deep Space gallery), Sydney, 2 – 18th August 2018 What is deep space? This show suggests it is the place we go to as…

What if…

I’ve spent the last year trying to really figure out the deep connection between all the things I do. And this question is it! It’s the belief that we really could build a better world if we could all contribute and express ourselves, at the same time acknowledging how hard and vulnerable that is. I…

Art does things

Sometimes people say you can tell it’s art because it’s useless. What they mean is that it is not part of everyday life, that it is somehow separate; it’s in a gallery. “Arthur Danto, a philosopher, said an artwork is about something…The artwork isn’t just there; you have to fill in the gaps. But he…

What does your world look like?

  I’m going through lots of bits and pieces in my planning /reflection process and I found this. Best description ever?! It’s never art world people who tell me the most valuable things, but people who are brave enough to just say it how it feels and looks for them.   This is the artwork…

Free download PDF of We Don’t Have to Be The Building publication

In 2017 I made a publication about We Don’t Have to Be The Building, a major public art installation shown on Courtenay Place, Wellington, in 2016. The work was made to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Homosexual Law Reform this year, and looked at the past, present & future of queer female sexualities and activism….

Open studio 24th Feb in Wellington

  I have been offered a solo show in Sydney in August 2018. This will be my first solo show in Australia, and a wonderful opportunity to share my practice with curators, gallerists and a new audiences. I’ve been invited to give two artist lectures, and plan to show new sculptures and drawings as precious…

Come learn expressive drawing with me!

In 2017 I started teaching my own classes, in my own way. It’s really all about process, permission, and expression. I will teach you skills and techniques, but it’s more than that. It’s the privilege of being a guide for you to find you own way of drawing, through a series of guided exercises and…

What happened in 2017…

It is the last day of 2017 here in Aotearoa, New Zealand, and as usual, I am taking some time to reflect on this year. Usually I do this with pen and paper, but this year I thought I’d share it with you here. It’s been a year of big change, with some serious illness…