The challenge of art prizes

The challenge of art prizes

I find art prizes both exciting and challenging particularly when there is a diversity of 2D entrants ie painting in all media as well as photography. I am confounded by how it is possible to judge such a variety of works. Nevertheless, I am willing to throw my hat...
New painting studio at Wairoa

New painting studio at Wairoa

Earlier this year I relocated my painting studio. After sharing a studio space in the beautiful Barn for several months I came to realise that a shared studio space did not work for me and I needed not only solitude but more space to enable me to get into my creative...