ART Venture has been on my mind a lot lately. This opportunity has come along at the perfect time for me, and although I am only one of 21 amazingly skilled candidates, the experience so far has been worth gold to me. I applied at the last minute, literally. And was humbled beyond words when I found out my expression…read more →
Coming together as contemporaries and friends, Photographers Mareea Vegas, Leon Rose, Ian McRae and Laura Forest will exhibit as a group for the Auckland Festival of Photography and Festival Tuesday Circuit 2013. SOURCE will be an aesthetically delicious and contemporary show of fine art photographs with up to 30 delicately printed digital and analogue prints, each framed for gallery hanging…read more →
I’ve finally moved into my new studio on K’Road, which I share with the gorgeous gather and hunt. Here’s a little interview they wrote about me, thanks “roomies”… Being on K’Road is particularly important to me as I am the newest committee member of the K Road Business Association and have taken the role of Secretary. I love K’Road and…read more →
I promised myself I would be diligent in my blogging this year. I hit the ground running in January with lots of summer events and I haven’t really stopped. One of the biggest projects I have worked on was creating a body of work to exhibit at Queens Wharf for Conversations In Mind. I produced my first moving image piece…read more →
I’m chastising myself for being so behind in posts. Having said that, I haven’t kept up very well because I have been so busy with bookings and my creative projects. As the calendar year draws to a close, I’ve reflected on what I’ve achieved in six months. By far, the best decision I made was to immerse myself full-time as…read more →
I just got a new lens. I am so happy I can’t speak. The Canon 100mm f/2.8 is a life-changer.
My solo show at Monster Valley opened last Thursday night amidst a glow of candlelight and a small forest of magnolias. I was thrilled with how many people attended the opening: Monster Valley Gallery had over 100 people visit us. The catering by cosset was phenomenal and paired beautifully with cocktails made from their syrups and Lothlorien Feijoa Wine. Everyone…read more →
In two weeks I’ll be launching my solo show “Wood for the Trees” at Monster Valley gallery, which is part of the studio where I’m based. Putting on a solo show is a demanding, but creatively abundant, endeavor. At times I’ve missed having other artists to bounce concept/coherency and themes with. But I’ve also had to dig deep to produce…read more →