What a lovely weekend down the line for one of NZ’s premier street art/mural painting events, Graffiato in Taupo. My mural depicts the goddess Aphrodite as a European tourist in Taupo, referencing the renaissance painting Botticelli’s Venus.
I’ve manged to get photos of a couple of my pieces from a while back and some fresh ones.. All these murals graffiti art paintings are in Auckland.
These panels are at Manurewa West Primary School:
This banner was for a company called Stowers exhibition stand backdrop, featuring caricatures of their staff… not something I do too often! This native flax scenery-scape is in the back carpark of Ibis Hotel, Auckland Airport:
And lastly, a comic fan commissioned me to paint some classic characters on these panels:
Spring is starting to spring, which means outdoor mural season is nearly here! I was fortunate to go do some graffiti art in a chain of shops in the warmth of Hong Kong, and plenty of other bits and pieces here too…
A background for Buddha in a backyard:
A power box outside Edukid’s creche in Manukau, with part of a large fence mural visible behind it:
A blackboard down at Conservatory bar:
And a super duper birthday banner for a lucky kid:
In Auckland’s Newmarket, this is another colab with my pal Jacob Chrisohoou, and is in homage to one of our nation’s favorite painters, referencing two of her most popular works Rutu and Cass. With thanks to The Estate of Rita Angus, Gordon Harris and Molotow.