21 October 2022

Art After Dark - a dazzling event and a painting sold

The 'Art After Dark' event, hosted by the Arts Collective Whangamata, turned out to be a really successful evening. Held in the lounge of the Titoki Golf Club, it was a very glitzy evening, as many of the attendees adopted the dress code: Dazzle After Dark.

I exhibited three pieces of artwork. 'The 18th Hole, Titoki', painted especially for the event, and 'A New Approach' and 'Moonlight Glow' which both had an after dark vibe. 

On the night, it was the 'Moonlight Glow' painting, with glow in the dark powders, that sold. A very enjoyable evening!

The 18th Hole, Titoki

The 18th Hole, Titoki

My latest artwork can now be revealed. This is the view from the club lounge of the 18th Hole at Titoki Golf Course, Whangamata. I painted it especially for the 'Art After Dark' event, which will be held there tonight. 

12 October 2022

Art After Dark - Friday 21 October 2022

The Arts Collective Whangamata presents 'Art After Dark'. This inaugural event will be held at the Whangamata Golf Club lounge, 5pm-9pm on Friday 21 October 2022. An evening showcasing local art, live music, drinks and canapes. Dress in your most dazzling outfit, prizes will be won for the best dressed. Tickets can be bought from the Whangamata Information Centre, The Whangamata Golf Club, Collins James Accountants or committee members.

I will displaying some artwork (for sale) including a painting, specially done for this event, of the 18th Hole of the golf course as viewed from the lounge.

03 October 2022

Forgrt-me-not Orb

Have just completed this little orb sculpture, all made from polymer clay over a glass form.

Forget-me-not Orb
Approximately 15cm diameter x 15cm high

Forget-me-nots symbolise true love and respect. When you give someone these tiny blooms, it represents a promise that you will always remember them and will keep them in your thoughts. They are also considered a symbol of fidelity and faithfulness.

The reef or square knot tying the rope around the vase is also known as the Knot of Hercules, love knot or marriage knot. It is a strong knot created by entwining two ropes and is believed to be the origin of the phrase “tying the knot,” used when getting married, since it symbolises binding.