Radio New Zealand Interview (Part 2 of 2)

Before we get to the interview I’d like to say a big thanks to the ladies in charge at Parnell Gallery – Sally and Anna.  We’ve had a tonne of interest over the past few weeks with clients and passers-by popping into the gallery to look at my works, particularly the large-scale portraits peering through the front window.

It’s been really neat to get that kind of feedback, so we’ve locked in my first exhibition with Parnell Gallery from 22 Nov – 6 Dec 2011, a joint show with Matt Gauldie.

Back to the interview… following on from last week where I started digging my way through the archives, here is the second half of my discussion with Kathryn Ryan on Radio New Zealand from 2008.  We talk about my painting process, balancing creativity with business and self-promotion.

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New Zealand Maori portrait and landscape oil paintings

Up-and-coming artists read “Art As Business – 12 Tips for Creative & Professional Success”

I’ve put together this 12 page pdf containing 12 tips in basic note form to help other up-and-coming artists benefit from my six years of experience and learning on the job.  The notes were originally for a talk I gave at the Emerging Artist Forum at Satellite Gallery in Newton on 27 June 2010, however I believe knowledge should be shared!

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