I’m feeling very lucky to be surrounded by teams of people who give my art an amplified voice and take it to the world. Just got this baby “Aoraki Gold” back from Homestead Picture Framers (thank you for your genius over the years!) and wrapping it up today to send to my incredible crew at Artbay Gallery in Queenstown. Continue reading →
This year I’ve got six brand new paintings in the Parnell Gallery Christmas Exhibition, which showcases works by 17 New Zealand artists and opens to the public at 10am on Saturday 29 November. My pieces are all 300 x 300mm in size and very affordable at $300 unframed. Five of my six paintings celebrate the life force or what Maori term the ‘mauri’ of symbolic power animals or spirit animals, including the black panther, the white tiger, the lion (as seen in the picture below) and New Zealand’s native kaka bird. The sixth artwork is a mandala, a circular pattern inspired by the Pacific ocean.
“Mauri of the Lion” by Sofia Minson, 300 x 300mm, acrylic and flashe paint on canvas, 2014, $300 unframed