Gallery X is Open

Gallery X is open We woke up early, full of anticipation and excitement. After giving our stomach’s a promise of breakfast, rather than actual food, we were off to Gallery X. A quick double check that everything was ready and we proudly opened the doors at 10am. Amazingly, the first person through the doors bought … Read more…

Gallery X, Coming Soon

Exciting news! This Saturday (Nov 7th) at 10am my wife, Genna, and I are opening our own pop up gallery called Gallery X. It is situated on the corner of Commercial Road and Karaka Street in Helensville. Genna is an experienced artist who creates pop art paintings, pet and family pencil sketches and has work … Read more…

All Done

I can’t believe the exhibition has been and gone already. What a whirlwind! The three days have now turned into one big blur but I learned quite a lot from the experience. One lesson I learned was early on the first day. Lots of people asked if my images were paintings and they all seemed … Read more…

The Night Before

Panic stations! This is not a drill! I repeat, this is not a drill, the exhibition starts tomorrow morning! Where did the calm of yesterday go? Have I organised everything properly? Do I have everything I need? Do I even have the date right? So many questions and things to check! How did you all … Read more…

Two Days to go

It is now only two days until my first photography exhibition. I am remarkably calm about it. It’s hard to believe it is so close now. I guess this is the calm before the storm. It’s almost a little too calm. I have everything ready to go. I have checked everything, multiple times (Santa, the … Read more…

Naming the Images

How do you name an image that isn’t really of anything? If there is no subject matter, just light, colour and random shapes? With difficulty is the answer. End of blog… ok, ok, I will write some more! With the above problems being quite clear to me, I realised that I needed to just name … Read more…

The Hall

On the 26th and up until the 26th of October I will be exhibiting some of my work as part of the Arts in the Ville art festival. I will be inside the Kaipara Memorial Hall, in Helensville, along with some other exhibitors. With the dates soon approaching, I decided to visit the hall and … Read more…

One Week to go

The panic is starting to set in. There is only one week to go until my first exhibition. So many questions are crashing against the sides of my brain. Have I done everything? What if there isn’t time to do something I haven’t done? Are the images the right ones? Why am I doing this? … Read more…

Choosing Images

One of the more difficult tasks in organising my upcoming exhibition has been choosing which images I want to present. I decided on a few different criteria to assist me in my decision making process. The first criteria, in all probability also the most obvious, was that they had to be of the highest quality, … Read more…