Professional Studio Practice 1960–2007

2005—2009 Objects—Concerns: Random, Space, Mind.

—concerns; co opting the random and the art object as trojan horse; semiotics; materials: hair, skin, mind.

Mind Field: Framework to integrate things seen across different fields, 2007
Span, 2008

1980—2000 Installation Sculpture, Books, Objects

—concerns; co opting the random and the art object as trojan horse; semiotics; materials: hair, skin, mind.

Self Portrait , 1981
Mantle : Restoration Piece, 1982
Pharmacopoeia series, 1983
Lamella Lamina, 1983
Stain, 1984
Self Portrait , 1981
Mantle : Restoration Piece, 1982
Pharmacopoeia series, 1983
Lamella Lamina, 1983

1973–1978 Book, Drawings, Prints, Collages, Object

—concerns: I, HERE, NOW, rejected aesthetics by saying”art gets in the way”. Silk screen Book of Forty Images—challenge to high art? Mirror of absurdity? ; Playground prints and drawings; 50s Models Series, collages; Iron Maiden. Dada / Feminist position.

Book of Forty Images , 1973
50's Model Series, 1977

1968–1973 Printmaking

—concerns: I HERE NOW, accessing the repressed feminine; proposing the ecology of the erotic, drawing, material, grammar, working with the given (maculae in collagraphs), appropriation. Repudiated nationalism in favour of Dada /Feminist position.

Gilgamesh Weeps, 1970
Talme, 1970
Spectrum Series, 1970
Honour, Duty, Sacrifice, 1970

1960–1971 Painting

—concerns; I HERE NOW, ontology, existentialism; working with material, grammar, appropriation; 1968 dada / feminist position, repudiated nationalism in NZ art and rejected many of dominant cultures “used up" artistic and intellectual codes such as appropriate materials, signature style, expressionism and high art; proposed concept of multiple identities.1970 spray paintings Gilgamesh and Biogenesis, and double sided painting, Honour, Duty, Sacrifice, which appropriated Ingre’s painting, Women in a bath house.

Gilgamesh Weeps, 1970
Talme, 1970
Spectrum Series, 1970
Honour, Duty, Sacrifice, 1970

Early Artworks 1945-1959

Self Portrait, 1953
Self Portrait (Palm Print), 1950
Pumpkin Cottage, Silverstream, 1944