The latest developments in my Silueto series of public art interventions that place my body in a political relationship with the landscape.
Category Archives: Painting
A Symbolic Self-Portrait
This is a second self-portrait based on the same yellow selfie as my tonal self-portrait but this time I applied an expansive, symbolic abstraction instead of a reductive, representational one. I started with a found canvas that was already painted bright yellow and there were at least two layers underneath – an eye and aContinue reading “A Symbolic Self-Portrait”
I have a thing for flowers. I can’t get enough of them and I can’t photograph them enough. I also like to draw them and paint them. I find that the simple, repetitive nature of their design lends them to being the subject of one of my favourite genres, Pop Art. Pop Art emerged inContinue reading “Flowers, 2020”
I love street treasure. There’s something about finding someone else’s waste and turning it back into something that is valued and useful that really warms the cockles of my heart. That said, I’ve been thinking vaguely about painting a surfboard for years but have never gotten around to it. One day, however, things were setContinue reading “Barramundi (2019)”
A tonal self-portrait
This self-portrait project began with a blurry phone selfie, as I channelled my inner Lenin (or is it Stalin?), gazing into the glorious future of the revolution. Note the awesome yellow wall behind me. The next stage was to glitch the photo by reducing the palette from 70,000 colours to just 15. This produces someContinue reading “A tonal self-portrait”