My recent pieces take inspiration from the views around me. Using an acrylic medium, I create abstract landscapes exploring the relationships and contradictions in nature by presenting dramatic contrasts between light and dark.
I visualize the movement of the wind, waves, and clouds with an emphasis on a particular day or a season. Instead of showing small details, I use the blending of large and small marks in contrasting directions, shades and gradations to create a sense of atmosphere and feeling, bringing the viewer into the emotion and feeling of the moment captured.
In my paintings I challenge the observer to feel the breeze, the chill in the air; to feel that they are inside the moment, drawing the viewer inward to have an encounter with the nature of the place and time while striving to capture a glimpse of the beauty, awe and wonder of this world.
My paintings are "landscapes of the mind" they are amalgamated scenes
made up from different places represented the emotional responses I had when I thought of places I have visited.
Order Processing Times
All orders are processed within 1-3 working days (excluding weekends and New Zealand statutory holidays) after you receive your order confirmation email.
For international orders, or for large/bulky artworks within New Zealand, we will acknowledge your order within 1-3 working days and provide you with a separate invoice for shipping once we calculate the final cost. The cost of international shipping and for large artworks depends on size, weight and destination address.
Please note that some heavy or very large items cannot be shipped and are pickup only.
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Estimated delivery times
New Zealand: 1-3 business days
Australia: 3-7 business days
Rest of World: 14-30 business days
Your order may be subject to local import duties and taxes which are incurred once a shipment reaches your destination country. These are your responsibility and Purpose Gallery is not responsible for any such charges if they are applied.
You are welcome to pick up any artwork that you have purchased from Purpose Gallery at our premises at 5 Iwa St, Māpua, Tasman District, New Zealand 7005. Your order will be ready for collection on the next business day after you receive your order confirmation email. Please note that it may be necessary to make an appointment with us for collection.
Shipping to P O Boxes
We can only ship artwork to residential addresses. We cannot ship artwork orders to PO Boxes or APO/FPO military addresses.
Due to the nature of our inventory, international shipping rates vary according to size and weight of the artwork and the destination. For international orders, we will calculate the shipping and insurance costs separately once we have received your order.