The Artist’s Residency at Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre, Upper Hutt, NZ

Between July 12th and 15th August I was artist in residence at Expressions working on Sand in the Apricot Jam. It must have been a rather worrying sight for the Director and Curator of the gallery to have an artist turn up with only one of the four 3m panels complete and with only the …

Sand in the Apricot Jam

Sand in the Apricot Jam is a visual arts project by Rebecca Holden that acknowledges the role of the New Zealand Mounted Rifles in WWI, particularly in the Middle East theatre of war. Their contribution at Gallipoli will also have a small representation in the artwork. The title comes from my Grandpa's distaste for apricot …

Thousandfurs

For the Grimms art project My first work for this project is a painterly interpretation of the tale Thousandfurs. My colour palette was determined by this photo. In brief Thousandfurs is a story about a king besotted by his golden haired wife. Grief strikes the king though when his beloved wife dies. But the story …