For the past 12 years I’ve been the cartoonist for the magazine New Zealand Books
Below are poet Sam Hunt with his dog Minstrel and writer Fleur Beale.
This painting of my partner, Tony Burton, is called Bloody Possums.
He’s a man of determination and great energy
Here’s the talented actor,Ginette McDonald.
Batik is an ancient technique (far older than oil painting) in which waxes and dyes are applied to cloth to create an original art work.
Above: Stock Exchange Crash Wellington, 1987.
For the past 38 years Tony and I have worked together creating over 700 batiks for public buildings and private buyers.
I’m the artist and designer. Tony is a talented craft dyer
We’ve exhibited overseas and throughout NZ. BBC arts critic, Michael Dean, said of our work.
“Their work is profoundly important. Illuminated by wit in the highest sense of the word.Wit that is perceptive about human nature.”
Below right, Hunting for Te Kooti